Tuesday, June 26, 2012

40th Annual Forge Festival of Arts & Crafts

The 40th Annual Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts will be held this weekend, June 30th to July 1st, at the North Street Recreation Center. Hours are Saturday, 9am – 5pm, and Sunday 10am – 4pm.

Over 60 skilled venders that were hand-selected from across five states will be featuring an extensive assortment of hand crafted items. Venders will be offering everything from woodworking and paintings to quilts and candles. Maple syrup, jam, popcorn and old fashion fudge will also be some of the delicious treats available at this year’s Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts.

Enjoy music, concessions provided by Dave Aliasso of Walt’s Dinner, and cold beer and wine. There will be a raffle featuring unique items donated from select festival venders, tickets will be sold for $1 for one ticket or $15 for ten tickets. Children 12 and under are free, and there will be interactive activities including face painting, and pillow case tie dying.

There is a $5 admission at the door, and free parking. is good for both days and helps support View, the arts center in Old Forge. Visit www.ViewArts.org for a coupon for $1 off admission. Admission and a list of participating vendors. For more information please call View at 315.369.6411.

Photo: Ceramic artist Dean White, a regular at the Forge Festival of Arts & Crafts.

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