2018 Show and Festival Dates

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Craftproducers 2018 Show and Festival Dates in Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont. Our Marketplace shows are ideal for all types of Artists, Crafters, and Vendors, and are part of larger events – the New England Home Shows and the Saratoga Balloon and BBQ Festival. The Juried Art and Craft Festivals in Vermont have solid reputations from decades of experience and take place in gorgeous outdoor Vermont venues.

Marketplace Dates:

  • New England Home Show/Marlboro Feb 9-11
  • New England Home Show/Boston Feb 23-25
  • New England Home Show/Foxboro March 23-25
  • Saratoga Balloon and BBQ Festival June 22-24

Juried Art and Craft Festivals:

  • 40th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival Aug 3-5
  • 30th Annual Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival  Sept 28-30
  • 36th Annual Stowe Foliage Arts Festival  Oct 5-7

Acceptance to all our 2018 Events and Festivals is ongoing. After our initial jury deadline, we continue to jury applications as received and will notify applicants very quickly.

Jeffrey Gale – traditional wood-splint basket maker

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“I like sharing with people,” says Jeffrey Gale, “its why I’m a basket maker – to keep the old craft alive to people so they know how it was done. Because I think it matters that a human being knows how to go in the woods, without any machinery taking the wood, and knowing how to work it to make […] something purely out of wood that is completely functional and beautiful at the same time.”

Jeffrey Gale, from Strafford, Vermont, demonstrated his traditional wood splint basket making techniques at our 2016 Manchester Fall Art and Craft Festival. His dedication to the craft has earned his work a place in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection.