Arts, Dining & Entertainment
June 28, 2017

Fletcher craft fest celebrates 70th anniversary, honors Peter Huntoon

Saturday, July 1, 10 a.m.—LUDLOW—Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts will be celebrating its 70th anniversary Saturday, July 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., during the annual Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen Arts and Craft Festival. In addition to over 60 craft vendors, the celebration will feature live musicians throughout the day, and delicious food including strawberry shortcake, pizza, tacos, fresh lemonade, wine and beer, ice cream, and some surprising new choices.

A variety of live craft demonstrations will be held in the big barn, along with chainsaw carving demonstrations. Pets are welcome, and there will be an opportunity for a photo shoot with them. Children’s activities will be quite a treat, with prizes for all. Each vendor will be handing out a free giveaway at some time during the day. A silent auction will be open for bids all day, as well as numerous raffles. These activities will culminate with a live auction late in the day.  Admission is free.

The first annual Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen Robert Frost Award, honoring someone who has contributed to the arts in Vermont, will be presented during the celebration, to Vermont artist Peter Huntoon.

Fletcher Farm School is located at 611 Route 103 South, Ludlow. For more information visit fletcherfarm.org or call 802-228-8770.

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