Arts, Dining & Entertainment
August 17, 2016

25th annual Late Summer Arts and Craft Festival to be held Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m.—LUDLOW—The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen’s 25th Annual Late Summer Arts and Craft festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, located on Route 103 south of Ludlow.
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 more. There will be many artisans returning as well as a variety of designs and quality products of new participants. New artists this year include: Shari Abild and Brandon Roberts (soaps, body lotions, creams), Kristen Blakir (illustrations, outdoor sculpture), Diane Echlin (ceramics), Patricia Keelen (pottery), Francis Kinney (wooden toys), Ann Katz (hand knit accessories), Maria Nitesche and Rai Newell (felted items, oil paintings), Dolores Rawding (silk ribbon embroidery, doll clothes), Kathy Stone (6” sculptures, pottery), and Cassandra Torrey (doll clothes, quilts).
Demos by instructors at Fletcher Farm will take place throughout the day. Charles Dion will demonstrate chainsaw carving. Food concessions will offer a variety of items for lunch. There will also be children’s activities. For more info, visit fletcherfarm.org.

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