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AmericanStyle is running its fourth annual Essential Guide to Fairs & Festivals, part of its annual Top 10 Fairs & Festivals readers’ poll coverage, as an exclusive online article this year. It will be available to our readership at www.americanstyle.com through Nov. 1, 2010. This guide has become a yearlong resource for our readership of collectors, who rely on it to help them choose travel dates and locations. We’ve done the research—these high-end, can’t-miss craft fairs have longevity and national presence, and often partner with local universities, museums and art guilds, making them the best source for collectors to meet established and emerging artists in person and experience the work firsthand. • • • • •

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Start planning your year with this art-filled events calendar that highlights the best of the best from January to December

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We’re closing in on the end of the first decade

Art Fair on the Square surrounds the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis.

of the 21st century—is your craft collection up to date? Whether you’re a local art enthusiast or a cross-country traveler, consider this month-by-month compilation of national fairs, festivals and shows as the ultimate contemporary craft resource. It’s your key to exploring art from a wide range of artists—from students and emerging artists to established craftspeople—in a variety of settings including outdoor parks, universities and convention centers. This guide has something to please every arts patron, regardless of which region of the country you call home. J ANUA R Y

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Bonita Springs National Art Festival

sion: $15 per day or $20 for a multi-day pass; visit www.palmbeach3.com.

Bonita Springs, Fla., Jan. 10-11

Celebration of Fine Art

This high-end show, celebrating its 10th anniversary, offers a range of two- and three-dimensional pieces from more than 200 artists. Admission: $3 donation; visit www.artinusa.com/bonita.

Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan. 16-March 29

Artists and patrons foster relationships at this unique festival, where artists set up working studios. Admission: $8 for a season pass; visit www.celebrateart.com.

palmbeach3 Contemporary Art Fair 2009

The New York Ceramics Fair

West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 15-18

A must-attend for ceramics enthusiasts! Featuring international exhibitors whose work ranges from classical to contemporary, the fair is the state’s flagship event for the show and sale of ceramics, glass and

This show encompasses a range of cutting-edge contemporary art, photography, video, installation art and design from 95 international galleries. Admis-

New York, N.Y., Jan. 21-25

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Bonita Springs, Fla., March 14-15

Atlanta, Ga., March 13-15

Enjoy spring crafts, jewelry and fashion accessories at the 20th anniversary of this show as it returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre. Admission: $12 per day or $18 for a two-day pass; visit www.craftcouncil.org/atlanta. Bonita Springs National Art Festival

(See January’s listing for more information.) Contemporary Crafts Market San Francisco, Calif., March 14-15

Patrons will find everything from furniture to fashion to fine art on paper by nearly 250 artists. Admission: $7; visit www.craftsource. org. Palm Beach Fine Craft Show West Palm Beach, Fla., March 20-22

The convention center creates an atmosphere of professiona l ism through the quality contemporary craft it showcases. Admission: $15; visit www.craftsamerica shows.com. Paradise City Arts Festival Marlborough, Mass., March 20-22

Designed to reflect an artist’s perspective, this show builds its reputation on uniqueness. From special themed exhibits to acoustic jazz in the sculpture cafe, the festival inspires patrons and artists alike. Admission: $12; visit www.paradise cityarts.com. Scottsdale Arts Festival Armands Circle Art Festival Sarasota, Fla., Jan. 31-Feb. 1

More than 200 artists transform St. Armands Circle into an outdoor art gallery. Admission: free; visit www.artfestival.com. F E B R UA R Y

ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival Jupiter, Fla., Feb. 14-16

Two programs for emerging artists—Homegrown Art and Cultural Corner—are recent additions to this show that helps artists make a name for themselves. Admission: $6 advance and $10 at the gate; visit www.artigras.org. Coconut Grove Arts Festival Coconut Grove, Fla., Feb. 14-16

This established outdoor show is a signature event on the South Florida cultural calendar, attracting nearly 350 artists who work in many mediums. Admission: $7; visit www.coconutgroveartsfestival.org. Kentucky Crafted: The Market 2009 Louisville, Ky., Feb. 21-22

Experience the country’s first state-sponsored craft event, featuring traditional, folk and con-

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temporary crafts as well as two-dimensional art, all produced by Kentucky’s finest artists. Admission: $8; visit http://kycraft.ky.gov. Naples National Art Festival Naples, Fla., Feb. 21-22

This festival pleases serious art collectors and gift-hunters alike. Cambier Park provides the perfect ambiance for the show’s 30th year. Admission: $4; visit www.naplesart.org. The American Craft Council Show in Baltimore Baltimore, Md., Feb. 27-March 1

Find emerging artists’ work at the Searchlight Artists Gallery or browse jewelry, clothing, ceramics, glass and wood from more than 700 artists. Admission: $14 per day or $20 for a two-day pass; visit www.craftcouncil.org/ baltimore. MARCH

La Quinta Arts Festival La Quinta, Calif., March 12-15

The breathtaking Santa Rosa Mountains are a magnificent background as artists fill the Civic Center Campus, displaying jewelry, textiles, mixed media and more. Admission: $12 per day; visit www.LQAF.com.

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Scottsdale, Ariz., March 20-22

Located downtown at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, this show includes a variety of craft from 200 artists, live performances and entertainment. Admission: $7; visit www. scottsdaleartsfestival.org. Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Winter Park, Fla., March 20-22

Explore the work of approximately 225 artists working in a variety of mediums in Central Park. Admission: free; visit Bayou City Art Festival Houston, Texas, March 27-29

Eng a ge a l l of you r sen ses w ith work from 300 artists, installations and more. CraftBoston 2009 Boston, Mass., March 27-29

Both established and emerging artists are featured in New England’s premier show and sale of contemporary craft, art and design. It also offers an educational lecture series. Admission: $15; visit www.craftboston.org. Spring Crafts Park Avenue New York, N.Y., March 27-29

Join sophisticated, discerning buyers from around the world as they peruse one-of-a-


kind and limited-edition crafts in all mediums. Admission: $12; visit www.artrider.com.

Admission: $7; visit www.craftsatmorris town.com.

Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts Tempe, Ariz., March 27-29

Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival

This show is perfect for first-time collectors searching for affordable pieces as well as high-end collectors seeking unique artwork. Admission: free; visit www.tempe festivalofthearts.com.

Fort Worth, Texas, April 16-19

This outdoor festival presents works in all mediums from 200 national juried artists along nine blocks in downtown Fort Worth. Admission: free; visit www.mainstreetartsfest.org.

Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show

SOFA New York

Philadelphia, Pa., March 28-29

Moving from its traditional Memorial Day weekend dates, this distinctive exhibition of international sculpture and functiona l ar t w i l l hold its open ing n ight gala April 15. Admission: $15 per day or $25 for a three-day pass; visit www.sofa

Check out the available work from skilled furniture makers or commission your. A P R IL

Best of the Northwest Seattle, Wash., April 3-5

Visit the only indoor juried f ine art and craft show in Seattle for its 15th anniversar y to f ind distinctive art in all mediums. Admission: $ 8; visit www.nwcrafts alliance.com. Spring Crafts at Morristown Morristown, N.J., April 3-5

Indulge in fashion, furnishings and crafts from national artists at this biannual show.

New York, N.Y., April 16-19

The American Craft Council Show in St. Paul St. Paul, Minn., April 17-19

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the council’s only Midwest show, featuring nearly 250 artists. Admission: $10 per day or $16 for a two-day pass; visit www.craftcouncil.org/ stpaul.

Fiesta Arts Fair San Antonio, Texas, April 18-19

Some 125 high-caliber artists show work in all mediums on the historic Southwest School of Art & Craft’s grounds. Admission: $10 per day or $12 for a weekend pass; visit www.sw school.org. Smithsonian Craft Show Washington, D.C., April 23-26

Presented by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, this show features a select group of 120 artists, with proceeds supporting the institution’s education, outreach and research programs. Admission $15; visit www.smithsoniancraft show.org. M AY

Paradise City Arts Festival Philadelphia, Pa., May 1-3

(See March’s listing for more information.) Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst Tarrytown, N.Y., May 1-3

For the cause, for yourself: purchase fiber, jewelr y, clay, metal, glass and more at the 67-acre Lyndhurst estate to benef it the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Admission: $10; visit http://craftsat

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lyndhurst.com. TACA Tennessee Craft Fair Nashville, Tenn., May 1-3

This event is the only fair that shows crafts exclusively from some 200 accomplished Tennessee artists. Admission: free; visit www.tennesseecrafts.org. Broad Ripple Art Fair © 2008 MAURICE THALER

Indianapolis, Ind., May 16-17

Enjoy the lush 12-acre Artspark grounds while shopping for fine art and craft at the Indianapolis Art Center. Admission: $15; visit www. indplsartcenter.org. Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival Reston, Va., May 16-17

The Reston Town Center welcomes guests who seek fine art and craft. Live music, an interactive children’s art tent and other vendors provide entertainment for art patrons of all ages. Admission: $5 donation; visit www. restonarts.org. Paradise City Arts Festival Northampton, Mass., May 23-25

(See March’s listing for more information.) J UN E

Columbus Arts Festival Columbus, Ohio, June 5-7

Interact with more than 200 artists in the city’s Discovery District. Admission: free; visit www.gcac.org. Contemporary Crafts Market Santa Monica, Calif., June 5-7

p Wearable fiber artist Leah Dziewit talks to patrons at Art Fair on the Square.

and craft artists convene in historic Allentown. Admission: free; visit www.allentownartfestival.org.

artwork to the public. Admission: free; visit www.desmoinesartsfestival.org.

American Crafts Festival

Laguna Beach, Calif., June 26-Aug. 30

Known for consistent mastery and diverse expression in all mediums, this show is a goldmine for astute buyers. Admission: free; visit www.craftsatlincoln.org.

This interactive show seeks to educate the public about art created in Laguna Beach. Guests can craft their own artwork or purchase work sold by one of the 200 exhibitors. Admission: $7; visit www.sawdustartfestival. org.

Old Town Art Fair

Art-A-Fair

New York, N.Y., June 13-14 & 20-21

Chicago, Ill., June 13-14

More than 250 national artists turn out for the show’s 60th anniversar y in the charming residential streets of Old Town. Admission: $7 donation; visit www.old townairfair.com.

(See March’s listing for more information.)

American Artisan Festival

57th Street Art Fair

Ta ke t he e n t i r e f a m i l y t o t he p a r k Father’s Day weekend to discover metal, g la ss, clay, f iber a nd photog raphy by 170 artists. Admission: free; visit www. american-artisan.com.

Chicago, Ill., June 6-7

Get ready with “Art-Buying Boot Camp,” where you’ll learn about the work displayed by 250 artists, along with art-buying tips. Admission: free; visit www.57thstreetartfair.org. Art in the Park Columbia, Mo., June 6-7

Approximately 40 percent of the work displayed each year is from new artists, keeping this show’s selection both eclectic and fresh. Admission: free; visit www.cal.missouri.org. SOFA West Santa Fe, N.M., June 11-14

The Santa Fe Convention Center’s Pueblo Revival design sets the stage for the f irst a n nua l el ite showca se of 40 - 45 dea lers in Santa Fe. Admission: $15 per day or $25 for a three-day pass; visit www.sofa expo.com. Allentown Art Festival Buffalo, N.Y., June 13-14

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Nashville, Tenn., June 19-21

Lakefront Festival of Arts Milwaukee, Wis., June 19-21

Located at the Milwaukee Art Museum, this show features work by 175 artists, along with a wine garden, silent auction and a college art tent. Admission: $7 advance and $10 at the door; visit www.mam.org. Crafts at Rhinebeck Rhinebeck, N.Y., June 20-21

The Dutchess County Fairgrounds host 30 0 ar t ist s who present un ique cra f t s for discriminating art lovers and collectors alike. Admission: $7; visit www.crafts atrhinebeck.com. Des Moines Arts Festival Des Moines, Iowa, June 26-28

Two programs presented at the festival— Emerging Iowa Artists and Nurturing a Student’s Vision—bring emerging and student

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Loca l, nat iona l and inter nat iona l ar tists gather in the serene Laguna Canyon. Purchase f ine art, attend free workshops and enjoy l ive enter tain ment. Ad m ission: $7 for a season pass; visit w w w. art-a-fair.com. Francisco’s Farm Arts Festival at Midway College Midway, Ky., June 27-28

Hospitality between artists and visitors fosters a welcoming environment at this show. Watch artist demonstrations, participate in public and children’s art projects and enjoy live music. Admission: $5 per vehicle; visit www.franciscos farm.org. Indian Market and Festival Indianapolis, Ind., June 27-28

Explore the work of 150 artists and make sure to catch the craft demonstrations. Festival admission includes entrance to the Eiteljorg Museum. Admission: $10; visit www.eiteljorg.org. Manayunk Arts Festival Philadelphia, Pa., June 27-28

Th is i nteract ive show feat u res pa i nting, pottery, jewelry and sculpture from 250 artists. Admission: free; visit www. manayunk.com.


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Cherry Creek Arts Festival Denver, Colo., July 3-5

Don’t miss the special opportunity to meet and interact with more than 200 artists working in 13 mediums. Admission: free; visit www. cherryarts.org.

Admission: free; visit www.mmoca.org. Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original Ann Arbor, Mich., July 15-18

The Festival of Arts

The original of four award-winning fairs marks its 50th anniversary with quality work from 170 artists. Admission: free; visit www. artfair.org.

Laguna Beach, Calif., July 5-Aug. 31

Guilford Craft Expo

Its jury process and open-air gallery setting allow this festival to please all types of connoisseurs. Special attractions throughout the eight-week event provide entertainment for all ages. Admission: $7 for a season pass; visit www.laguna festivalofarts.org. Pageant of the Masters Laguna Beach, Calif., July 8-Aug. 31

“The Muse” is this year’s theme for the worldfamous celebration of tableaux vivants, where volunteers become re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art. Admission: $20$100; visit www.pageanttickets.com. Art Fair on the Square Madison, Wis., July 11-12

Celebrating its 50th year, the camaraderie among the fair’s 450 artists makes the atmosphere and the experience incomparable.

Guilford, Conn., July 16-18

This outdoor show features fine craft from 175 artists, including limited-edition fashions, home and office decor and functional objects. Admission: $7; visit www.guilfordartcenter.org. Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands Asheville, N.C., July 16-19

This four-day event fills two f loors of the downtown civic center with craftspeople who live and work in Appalachia. Admission: $7; visit www.craftguild.org.

weekend. Admission: free; visit www.bellevuearts.org. Art Santa Fe Santa Fe, N.M., July

Browse the bountiful selection of works from 1,000 international artists and listen to a keynote speaker from the art field at this contemporary art fair. Admission: $8; visit www. artsantafe.com. (Show dates were unavailable as of press time.) AU G UST

2009 Park City Kimball Arts Festival Park City, Utah, Aug. 1-2

For 4 0 yea r s, th is show ha s pa i red a breathtaking atmosphere with outstanding art. The show’s 220 exhibiting artists display exquisite works in a range of mediums. Admission: TBD; visit www. kimball-art.org.

Bellevue, Wash., July 24-26

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair

Find inspiring art from more than 300 North American exhibitors while enjoying free admission to the museum during the fair

The 76th annual fair offers more than 350 craft booths in addition to its “Living With

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Craft” exhibition and sculpture garden. Admission: $10; visit www.nhcrafts.org. Anacortes Arts Festival Anacortes, Wash., Aug. 7-9

Nearing its half-century mark, this show features 250 juried artisans and a f ine art exhibit, “Arts at the Port,” a waterfront display of cutting-edge artwork. Admission: free; visit www.anacortesarts festival.com. The American Craft Council Show in San Francisco San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 14-16

Join 250 artists at the Fort Mason Center for a show and sale of all craft mediums. Admission: $12 per day or $18 for a twoday pass; visit www.craftcouncil.org/sf. Santa Fe Indian Market Santa Fe, N.M., Aug. 22-23

Attracting more than 1,200 artists from 100 tribes, this event is a rare opportunity to learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures from the artists themselves. Admission: free; visit www.swaia.org. American Craft Exposition Evanston, Ill., Aug. 28-30

Celebrating its 25th year, this show offers museum-quality work from 150 artisans in 12 mediums in support of medical research at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. Admission: $12 advance and $15 at the door; visit www.american craftexpo.org. Bucktown Arts Festival Chicago, Ill., Aug. 29-30

Art at Marymoor Park Redmond, Wash., August

Enjoy Marymoor Park’s lush landscape as this outdoor summer festival, which features 120 artists working in all mediums. Admission: free; visit www.nwcrafts alliance.com. SEPTEMBER

Long’s Park Art & Craft Festival Lancaster, Pa., Sept. 4-7

Looking for an inspiring outdoor gallery experience? Find it at this show, along with fine art and craft and a stellar cast of exhibitors. Admission: $8 advance and $10 at the gate; visit www.longspark.org. Sausalito Art Festival Sausalito, Calif., Sept. 4-7

Take in the waterfront view at Marinship Park along with work in glass, photography, sculpture and more from nearly 300 artists. Admission: $20; visit www.sausalitoartfestival.org. Autumn Crafts Festival New York, N.Y., Sept. 5-6 & 12-13

(See June’s listing for more details.) Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival Portland, Ore., Sept. 5-7

Giving meaning to Labor Day, this festival is an entirely artist-run event that features 125 exhibitors in mediums ranging from wood to jewelry. Admission: free; visit www.artinthepearl.com.

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More than 20 years ago, this show began as an intimate gathering between local artisans. It’s evolved into one of Chicago’s lead-

ing events for nearly 200 painters, sculptors, fiber artists, jewelers and photographers. Admission: free; visit www.bucktownartsfest.com.

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Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival Upper Arlington, Ohio, Sept. 7

This unique one-day event features work by its 1966 founder alongside 200 artists displaying work in all mediums. Admission: free; visit www.ua-ohio.net. Arts & Apples Festival Rochester, Mich., Sept. 11-13

Located in the Rochester Municipal Park, this show features a variety of fine art and craft mediums from more than 250 artists amid fall foliage. Admission: $5 donation; visit www.artsandapples.com. Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst Tarrytown, N.Y., Sept. 11-13

(See May’s listing for more information.) Alexandria Festival of the Arts Alexandria, Va., Sept. 12-13

Set in historic Old Town Alexandria, this fair gives guests the opportunity to meet and purchase original pieces directly from artists. Works range from handmade jewelry to large metal sculptures. Admission: free; visit www. artfestival.com. Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend Wausau, Wis., Sept. 12-13

Enjoy three shows in one: Art in the Park, Festival of Arts and the opening weekend of “Birds in Art” at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Admission: free; visit www. wausaufestivalofarts.org. Plaza Art Fair Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 25-27

More than 200 artists showcase work in mixed media, ceramics, wood, prints and more in a Spanish-inspired plaza. Admission: free; visit www.countryclubplaza.com. TACA Fall Craft Fair Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 25-27

(See May’s listing for more information.) Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show–Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 26-27

Find handcrafted furniture, accessories, fine art and craft from 150 artists working in all mediums at this invitational show. Admission: $10; visit www.finefurnishings shows.com. Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair Peoria, Ill., Sept. 26-27

Join 150 juried artists at the scenic Riverfront Park for a weekend of fun. Artists showcase work in ceramics, fiber, glass and more. Admission: $ 5; visit www. peoriaartguild.org. Peters Valley Craft Fair Augusta, N.J., Sept. 26-27

Nearly 200 artists show and sell their work

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at this family-friendly fair, which also features artist demonstrations. Admission: $7; visit www.petersvalley.org. OCTO B E R

St. James Court Art Show Louisville, Ky., Oct. 2-4

Historic Old Louisville’s Victorian architecture provides the backdrop for more than 70 0 ar t ists work ing in 16 med iums. Admission: free; visit www.stjames courtartshow.com. Armonk Outdoor Art Show Armonk, N.Y., Oct. 3-4

media by 150 artists. Admission: $8; visit www. sedonaartsfestival.org. Craft as Art Festival Roslyn Harbor, Long Island, N.Y., Oct. 10-12

Join 100 craft artists at the Nassau County Museum of Art to view artist demonstrations and purchase jewelry, wood, fiber, ceramics, mixed media and glass. Admission: free; visit www.craftsatlincoln.org. Paradise City Arts Festival Northhampton, Mass., Oct. 10-12

(See March’s listing for more information.)

At the peak of fall, this outdoor show offers work in jewelry, mixed media, sculpture and other mediums from 185 national artists. Proceeds fund programs at North Castle Library. Admission: $9; visit www.armonkoutdoorartshow.org.

Westchester Craft Show

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

Houston, Texas, Oct. 10-11

(See March’s listing for more information.) Sedona Arts Festival

White Plains, N.Y., Oct. 16-18

This selective contemporary crafts show and sale draws a national audience to the work of 115 talented crafts artists. Admission: $12; visit www.craftsamericashows.com.

Asheville, N.C., Oct. 16-19

(See July’s listing for more information.)

Sedona, Ariz., Oct. 10-11

Kentuck Festival of the Arts

Experience Sedona’s red rocks while perusing ceramics, photography, drawings and mixed

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side nationally recognized folk art gives this show its trademark eclectic personality and showcases the spirit of the community. Admission: $15; visit www.kentuck.org. Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show–Providence Providence, R.I., Oct. 23-25

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The American Craft Council Show in Charlotte Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 6-8

Now in its 15th year, this show features 165 artists exhibiting a wide range of craft at the Charlotte Convention Center. Admission: $8 per day or $14 for a two-day pass; visit www. craftcouncil.org/charlotte. Contemporary Crafts Market Santa Monica, Calif., Nov. 6-8

(See March’s listing for more information.) SOFA Chicago

Chicago, Ill., Nov. 6-8

Elite dealers from 100 international galleries show and sell the best in contemporary art and craft. Admission: $15 per day or $25 for a three-day pass; visit www.sofaexpo.com.


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Columbus Winterfair Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 3-6

(See November’s listing for more information.) One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago Chicago, Ill., Dec. 3-6

Guests have the chance to interact with creators of the handcrafted works they purchase. Approximately 500 artists working in all mediums exhibit. Admission: $10; visit www. oneofakindshow.com. The American Craft Council Show in Sarasota Sarasota, Fla., Dec. 4-6

p One of a Kind Show and Sale artist Debra DeWolff crafted this beaded bracelet.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 12-15

Nearly 200 artists convene at the Pennsylvania Convention Center to show and sell clay, fiber, wood, metal, glass and jewelry. Admission: $15 per day or $20 for a two-day pass; visit www.pmacraftshow.org. Best of the Northwest Seattle, Wash., Nov. 13-15

Washington Craft Show Washington, D.C., Nov. 20-22

Presentation is everything for this show! Nearly 200 artists take advantage of the elegant floor plan that sets off each booth exquisitely. Admission: $15; visit www.craftsamericashows.com. CraftArt 2009 St. Petersburg, Fla., Nov. 21-22

This show exhibits work by nearly 150 artists in glass, fiber, wood and more. It also offers artist demonstrations, music and fine food. Admission: free; visit www.f loridacraftsmen. net.

(See April’s listing for more information.)

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair

CraftBoston Holiday 2009

Artists endure a rigorous two-part jury process, ensuring that guests can select from only the highest-quality crafts. Demonstrations and hands-on children’s activities are also available. Admission: $6; visit www.piedmontcraftsmen. org.

Boston, Mass., Nov. 13-15

The second annual show offers work in ceramics, baskets, fiber, jewelry and more, for onestop holiday shopping. Admission: $15; visit www.craftboston.org. Downtown Festival & Art Show Gainesville, Fla., Nov. 14-15

Locals and travelers alike find exquisite works from 250 artists working in glass, metal, ceramics, wood and mixed media at this show. Admission: free; visit www.gvlculturalaffairs. org. Paradise City Arts Festival

Winston-Salem, N.C., Nov. 21-22

Winter Fantasy Sawdust Art Festival Laguna Beach, Calif., Nov. 21-22 & 27-29

Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org.

Marlborough, Mass., Nov. 20-22

Greater Cincinnati Winterfair

Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org.

Covington, Ky., Nov. 27-29

Loyal artists and patrons continue to return to this fair for its variety of ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber, photography, wood and more. Admission: $7 for a weekend pass; visit www. ohiocraft.org.

Join 200 craft artists at the convention center to find the perfect holiday gift, or something for yourself. Admission: $8 per day or $14 for a two-day pass; visit www.craftcouncil. org/sarasota. Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org. Fall Tempe Festival of the Arts Tempe, Ariz., Dec. 4-6

(See March’s listing for more information.) Winter Fantasy Sawdust Art Festival Laguna Beach, Calif., Dec. 5-6 & 12-13

Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org. One of a Kind Show and Sale NYC New York, N.Y., Dec. 10-13

Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org. Holiday Crafts at Morristown Morristown, N.J., December

Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org. Holiday Crafts Park Avenue New York, N.Y., December

Festival grounds transform into a winter wonderland, offering guests a unique escape for holiday fun and shopping. Admission: $6; visit www.sawdustartfestival.org.

l D ominique C ovelli

is the editorial intern

for AmericanStyle.

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