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Simsbury Woman's Club's 44th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival

Event Date/Time

Sep 14, 2013 to Sep 15, 2013
10:00 am until 5:00 pm

Description

The Simsbury Woman's Club's 44th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival will be held September 14 and 15, 2013, on Iron Horse Boulevard in downtown Simsbury.  Over 100 juried artists and crafts persons will be participating in the event making this one of the largest and best attended arts and crafts shows in Northwestern Connecticut.

Participants in the event include landscape, seascape, still life, and portrait artists and photographers, fine and costume jewelry crafters, artisans who hand craft soaps, lotions and other personal care products, clothing designers, potters, blown glass artisans and many other talented artists from around the Northeast.  Hamburgers, hotdogs, homemade baked items and beverages will be available on the festival grounds, along with a small antique car show sponsored by the Valley Collector Car Club. 

Iron Horse Boulevard is located in the center of historic Simsbury and is within easy walking distance of area restaurants, shops, the Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge, parks, the scenic Farmington Rive and biking and walking paths.  Admission to the Arts and Crafts Festival is free, and there is plenty of free parking available in lots adjacent to the Festival.  The grounds will be open 10AM to 5PM both days, rain or shine.

For more information, send emails to SWC_artsandcrafts@yahoo.com, or contact Jean Sumner at 860-658-4493.

All profits earned through the Arts and Crafts Festival are used to award three academic scholarships to qualified applicants, and provide donations to local and State non-profits charitable organizations.
 

Cost Free
Location

Downtown Simsbury, Connecticut
Iron Horse Boulevard
Simsbury, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorSimsbury Woman's Club
Phone860-651-4165
Contact nameSally Summa
Contact emailsasumma@hotmail.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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