Thursday, October 4, 2012

CRAFTS FESTIVAL @ MD. FAIR GROUNDS THIS WEEKEND

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium

WHEN: Friday, October 5th, 10 AM- 6 PM; Saturday, October 6th, 10 AM – 6 PM; Sunday, October 7th, 10 AM – 5 PM
WHERE: Maryland State Fair Grounds, Timonium
ADMISSION: $9

The show is conveniently located just north of Baltimore in Timonium, MD.

More than 250 of the nation's most accomplished craftspeople will personally show and sell their handmade works at the 36th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. The jury-selected artists will offer thousands of one-of-a-kind crafts, including functional and decorative pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, wood, metal, furniture, home accessories, photography, and fine art. Gourmet foods and seasonal favorites —including candies and chocolates, hearty soups, artisan breads, jams and dips, syrups, and olive oils—will be available to sample and purchase from dozens of specialty food purveyors. Master craftspeople will provide continuous live demonstrations. Family entertainment will include interactive dress-up theater, and live music.

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium also features interactive demonstrations with master craftspeople. Many of the talented artists at the show will introduce visitors to how they create their art; demonstrations include wheel thrown pottery, wood turning and metal spinning.

The show features live music. It’s the perfect accompaniment for browsing and relaxing – from soothing guitar and New Age piano melodies. Middle Earth’s costume storytelling returns, providing popular children’s entertainment.

Dozens of specialty food providers will offer their tasty treats for sampling and purchasing, from the salty and savory to the sweet and succulent. Stock up the pantry, give a delicious housewarming gift, or prepare something special for your family. Enjoy soup and drink mixes, syrups, jellies and jams, candy, freshly baked breads and desserts, and herbs and spices.