Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Fletcher Farm School holds craft festival

Saturday, July 4 at 10 a.m. — LUDLOW — Come celebrate the 32nd annual summer Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, Inc. Arts and Crafts festival on Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine, at the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts.

Juried crafts include folk art, primitives, gold and silver jewelry, woodworking and woodcarving, photography, basketry, pottery, handmade soaps, party dips and herbal products, honey, clay ornaments, bird houses, garden ornaments, quilts, and fabric products, and a variety of other creations. There will be many of your favorite artisans returning as well as designs and quality products of new artisans.

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. There will be children’s activities and food concessions. The Fat Cow will offer delicious ice cream and lemonade. Vermont Apple Pie will be grilling, the Society will be selling fresh strawberry shortcake to support the Young Artists program at Fletcher Farm School.

The Society Craft and Gift Shoppe is also open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with a wide variety of items from participating members.

Fletcher Farm School is located on Route 103, south of Ludlow. For more info, visit

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