LUDLOW, Vt. – If you missed our July 2nd Arts and Craft Festival, you’ll certainly want to attend our second special event of this summer, featuring quality artisans. The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen’s
25th Annual Late Summer Arts and Craft Festival will be held on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, located on Route 103 south of Ludlow, Vermont.
Juried crafts will feature water and oil paintings, folk art, primitives, jewelry, woodworking, photography, fabric products, pottery, handmade soaps, maple syrup, party dips and herbal products, hand woven items, and much, much more. There will be many of your favorite artisans returning for the August festival as well as a variety of designs and quality products of new participants. The new artists this year include – Shari Abild and Brandon Roberts (soaps, body lotions and creams), Kristen Blakir (illustrations and outdoor sculpture), Diane Echlin (ceramics), Patricia Keelen (pottery), Francis Kinney (wooden toys), Ann Katz (hand knit accessories), Maria Nitesche and Rai Newell (felted items and oil paintings), Dolores Rawding (silk ribbon embroidery and doll clothes), Kathy Stone (unique 6” sculptures and pottery), and Cassandra Torrey (doll clothes and quilts)
Demonstrations by instructors at the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts will take place throughout the day. Charles Dion will demonstrate the art of chainsaw carving. Food concessions will offer a variety of items, which will tempt your appetite for lunch. The Lazy Cow will offer ice cream. There will also be children’s activities.
The Society Craft and Gift Shoppe is also open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
We hope you and your family will join us for another special festival. Mark the date on your calendar – come and enjoy the Arts and Craft Festival on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.