Springtime in Ohio Show News

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It’s the First Sign of Spring as Cloud Production’s Ever so Popular “Springtime in Ohio” Craft Show
Returns to the Hancock County Fairgrounds for the 36th Year May 4th & 5th

Cloud Productions is excited to bring fun and excitement to the Hancock County Fairgrounds for the 36th annual Springtime in Ohio craft show. It is sure to be a fun weekend and a perfect place to shop for Mothers Day, which happens to be the following Sunday!

Our artists and crafters of distinction have beautiful quality offerings that you don’t want to miss, filling 8 buildings and lining the walkways and pathways by food row. Flowers by Lish from Portage will again be bringing an array of hanging baskets and planters to decorate the show and the 1950 Ford pick-up for some great photo ops! And of course she will have a booth full of flowers to brighten up your yard and patio for spring. Get an Early Bird ticket online for Saturday to have the best selection to choose from!

As always we will have food offerings, and this year includes an international flair of choices. Just check out pages 14-16 for the amazing selection of savory and sweet foods to enjoy, along with fresh brewed teas, lemonades, specialty coffees and so much more!

Cloud Productions’ Esther’s Wheel of Fun is spinning in the Enter to Win booth along with the Daisy Drop in Building I. If you picked up a flyer while traveling to shows, or shops, you can bring that flyer and get a free spin or a free plinko drop. Or give a donation to spin the wheel and win a prize! All donations will go to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Explorers. Enter to Win drawings will start at 10:30 Saturday morning and continue throughout the weekend with great gifts donated by our wonderful exhibitors.

After you shop and spend $50, come to the Enter to Win booth or the Show Office to receive a free gift bag.

All our vendors who advertised in this edition of the Show News have contest entries to give out to shoppers Saturday and Sunday...see page 17 for more details.

Over the years, Cloud Productions has always strived to make shows family-friendly with vendor offerings and entertainment. Throughout the weekend we will have The Two of Us singing in Building J and we can hear The Trombone Guy at the gazebo playing his trombone. The Romick Railway will be on the grounds for train rides at $4.00 per ride on Saturday and Sunday. A special visit from two of our favorite princesses, Belle and Rapunzel, happens on Saturday from 10:30am - 2:30pm in Building B.

A change on the grounds is that the Show Office has been moved to the north side of Building A and it sits back a little bit. Remember, the Show Office is where you will go if you need help, have a question, or need lost and found. If you are a prize winner you will need to go to Enter to Win inside Building I. Our courtesy shuttles will be picking up in front of the Fair Office throughout the weekend.

ONLINE TICKET SALES has started through Ticket Spice. Go to our website www.cloudshows.biz or social media to get the link to get either general admission or Early Bird tickets. There is no coupon at the gate but there is a discount of $1.00 per ticket when you purchase two or more general admission tickets online! Tickets are $6.00 per person at the gate and kids under 12 are

free. Early Bird tickets are $8.00 for admission on Saturday from 8:00am – 10:00am. There is no discount for Early Bird tickets and all Early Bird tickets MUST be purchased online. ONLY CASH is accepted if you purchase tickets at the gates.

The Hancock County Fairgrounds is located 2 1/2 miles west of I-75, exit 157 on E. Sandusky St. Watch our Facebook for updates at Cloud Productions.

Can’t wait to see you at Springtime in Ohio!

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You may have met him over the years if you hopped a courtesy ride and the driver would talk your ear off about trains, weather and of course shopping at the event. It was not uncommon to see his passengers laughing and chatting away with him. Dean should have worked for the health department as a food inspector because he loved sampling all the food offerings during the weekend and usually, he was spoiled with “samples” from food vendors. Then you would usually hear him promoting all the tastings he had

sending friends and customers to try for themselves.

Cancer is an ugly thing and Dean fought the fight for 7 years. He was bigger than life and full of love even when days were hard for him. Don’t take a day for granted. Tell someone you love them

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Carpe Vitam Creations

Southern California Native Lori Tarlentino is a passionate, self-taught acrylic fluid artist happily calling Central Ohio her home. She has always been a crafty person and found a love for acrylic fluid art about four years ago. While inspiration for Lori’s art comes from the ocean, beaches, and nature, the desire behind her art is to elicit peace, joy, and tranquility, allowing the viewer to get lost in the flow, direction, movement, and the blending of the colors. She tells us, “Carpe Vitam Creations is where I spend a majority of my time, but I have never considered it a job. Acrylic Fluid Art (and being creative) is something I love to do.” Lori’s supportive husband helps market, manage and attend craft shows/art fairs to sell her art and gifts. They love spending the time together and getting the chance to meet new people everywhere they go! Stop by Lori’s Carpe Vitam Creations of acrylic fluid art on canvas, hand-embellished glass cabochon gifts of pendant & earring sets, bookmarks, purse hangers, hair pins, and other handmade gifts. Building FA, Booth 8

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Ingenium Woodworks

Lisa Thompson and her husband created Ingenium Woodworks. This husband-wife team works together to blend their love of woodworking and gardening into fantastical creations. Their birdhouses bring whimsy to the garden in fairytale designs while providing shelter for small birds with a 1.25 inch entrance hole and a nest clean-out on the side. The Thompson’s finer side of woodworking is evident on their end-grain, cutting and charcuterie boards, which are comprised of maple, walnut, and cherry woods, providing beautiful pieces that are perfect for entertaining, yet durable for everyday use. The Thompsons and Ingenium Woodworks can be located in Building FA, Booth 47.

Artfelt Sentiments

Twenty years ago, Carol Porter went to a stamping party with her daughter and fell in love with rubber stamping and making cards. A year later, she created Artfelt Sentiments and entered the first show. The initial starter baskets of Christmas cards have grown to three tables with a variety of cards for every occasion. Scrapbooks and notepads have been added to the selection of choices! Carol says she genuinely has fun making the cards and going to shows to see all her regular customers. Carol and her Artfelt Sentiments of handmade greeting cards, scrapbooks, and other papercraft items are in Building C/D, Booth 4.

Amazing Metal Creations Glorified Graphics LLC

Greg and Brenda Hamm founded Glorified Graphics LLC a few years ago after lots of soul-searching. Their business is unique Christ-centered apparel and gifts for babies and adults. It has become a family affair with daughter Faith involved. The talented artist behind the pen and ink drawings is Brenda’s dad Phil, and his inspiration comes from the farm he lived on as a child. Phil brings the homes of loved ones to life on paper. The Hamms are a family who love the Lord, have an abundance of faith and love to share it with others, hoping everyone enjoys their pieces as much as they do. Glorified Graphics LLC is in Building I, Booth 11.

Grandma Irma’s

Nicole Fleming proudly brings her Grandma Irma Sauces to Springtime in Ohio. This business owner, author, and life coach has made the Grandma Irma Sauces for over seven years. The sauces are authenticated with secret seasonings, using non-gmo and gluten-free ingredients, and offers a sugar-free variety also. Nicole tells us that Grandma Irma Sauces gives annually to various organizations and supports Trauma Recovery. Nicole and Grandma Irma Sauces are in Building A, Booth 55.

Dandelion Crafts

Julia Barchent and Lindsey Barchent first experienced the Cloud Shows a few years ago when their family served food at the Findlay shows through a 4-H club. They loved seeing all the exhibitors with such an array of creativity. Today, Dandelion Crafts is a family-owned business, feauturing laser engraved creations. The Barchents continue to enjoy opportunities to spend time together at the shows and exploring new crafts to create. Wood crafts on display include pens, serving trays, cutting boards, and their ever-popular wooden magnets, fabric magnets, and keychains. Dandelion Crafts by Julia and Lindsey are in Building FA, Booth 10.

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Look for these Exhibitors B-28 E-10 Kristan Lantosh BOUTIQUE I Adorn U A unique boutique with a variety of selection. • Celtic Sterling Silver Jewelry • Scottish Cashmere Scarves & Furs • Crystal Necklaces, Towers, & Handcrafted Crystal Wands • Handcrafted Peyote Stitch Jewelry • Boho Jewelry • Wire Wrapped Semi-Precious Stone Necklaces and More Accepting custom orders. For more information contact Kristan Lantosh at 419-889-4583 KristanLantoshBoutique.com coming soon! Out T Fa-66 I-42 Fa-37 I-24 A-8-9 A-12 I-23 Fa-28
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Beougher Honey Farm

Mark Beougher and the Beougher Honey Farms bring local honey to Springtime in Ohio. He is keeping honey making and bee keeping alive as a family tradition since his grandfather was a beekeeper during WWII. Educating the public about honey and honey bees is a very important aspect of the Beougher Honey Farm. Managing about 250 honey bee colonies across three counties north of Dayton, Mark endeavors to deliver the best tasting and highest quality of raw local honey by their own honeybees right here in the Buckeye state. Beougher Honey Farms recognize that honeybees are a natural treasure and are committed to help save them. You’ll find Mark and the Boeougher honey in Building A, Booth 64.

Lee’s Freeze Dried Frenzy

Sparkling Designs

Cheryl Rehm created Sparkling Designs when her mother had dementia. Her mother wore jewelry everyday and Cheryl wanted to hold tight and cherish those memories. While going through her mother’s costume and new jewelry, Cheryl sorted the precious pieces and made jewelry trees for her daughters and sister. These jewelry trees remind Cheryl everyday of her mother’s beauty. The trees can be displayed year round, not just at Christmas. It’s a great tribute to all mothers, so please reach out to Cheryl if you’d like her to do the same for you – make a memory tree of your mother’s, a friend or grandmother’s jewelry instead of the jewelry just put in a box where no one would see it again. Cheryl and her Sparkling Designs are in Building C/D, Booth 3.

Carlene Hoover’s whole family is involved in the Lee’s Freeze Dried Frenzy. Her grandkids loved the freeze dried candy when they first tried it, and a machine was purchased, then Carlelne researched how to produce the candy. The family happily taste-tests as the treat is frequently made at home, experimenting with different flavor options, and helps with packaging the candies. Carlene’s grandkids love working the shows as they learn to market and sell the product while communicating with the customers. They love what they do and enjoy talking to the customers. Carlene says to stop by, say hello, have a sample and decide your favorite!

Lee’s Freeze Dried Frenzy is in Building A, Booth 44.

The scRUMptious Dessert

Gabrielle Little’s boozy bakery will have all of us hooked from the first bite! Her specialized cakes have rum as the secret ingredient that lets us indulge in the cakes’ delicious flavor. Gabrielle’s early baking began by helping her mother bake rum cakes for the holiday season. And with her grandmother’s encouragement, Gabrielle pursued a baking and pastry degree, which has led her to living out her drunken bakery dream. Go treat yourself at Gabrielle’s scRUMptious Desserts and perhaps even put in a special order of rum cakes for one of your upcoming events. Building I, Booth 28.

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Check the Food Vendor List on page 16 for Frank’s French Fries & Lee’s Concessions Coupon

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Annual Springtime in Ohio Sat, May 4 - 10am-5pm & Sun, May 5 - 11am-4pm Special Ear ly Bird Entry Saturday 8-10am WYANDOT ENTRANCE / EXIT GATE Esther’s Wheel of Fun and the Enter to Win Booth will be located in Building I 5 4 3 2 1 RESTROOMS 9 9a 10 11 12 13 14 15 22 22a 21 20 19 18 17 16 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 8a 8 6 4 3 Early Bird Entrance 8-10am After 10am General Admission Covered Shelter A A A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 R Q P 37 38 413940 42 45 51 54 5253 5049484647 BUILDING C-D Photo Op Page 12 Show News Spring 2024
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Pam’s Place - P Marcum New Castle, IN 04

Debbie’s Homemade Soap - D Acree Muncie, IN 05

DePasquale Creations Massillon, OH 06

Kristan Lantosh Boutique Findlay, OH 08,09

Nectar of the Vine - L Wilson Burton, OH........10

MM Woodcraft By Design Findlay, OH 12

Nancy’s Things - N Starling Findlay, OH 15

Caszkins Creations Carson City, MI....17-18

Unique Lamp Designs by Bill Bloomville, OH 21

Tj’s Twisted Creations - T Whitney Ada, OH 23

Dunan Crafts - L Casale Toledo, OH 25

Fabrics, Fibers & Things - K Stump Lima, OH 26

Pot Holder Bowls - B Longfellow Akron, OH ....... 28

Creative Crafts - G Wooddell McComb, OH 29,30

Liberty Custom Creations - J Bruce Wayne, OH 32

Riverbend Boutique - B Felder Galion, OH 34,35

Sarah’s Garden - S Sargent Crescent City, FL 36,37

Custom Country Furniture - DeWeerd Hudsonville, MI 39,40

The Yum Yum Spot - D Mabry Lima, OH 42

Pens With Personality - P O’Connor maumee, OH 43

Lee’s Freeze Dried Frenzy - C Hoover Brookville, OH

Wicks & More - L Hogan Russells Point, OH

Wind & Fire Chimes - J Reeser Pickerington, OH

Mouse Ink Creations - R Schneider Millbury, OH

On The MARC Metal and Fab Pandora, OH

ELM Jewelry Desigins

Grandma Irma Sauces - N Fleming

Bend Chocolate

ABC Woodworking - D Corsaro

Quilts & More - R Hensley

Hancock County Fairgrounds • Findlay, OH

DGM Group - D Meagher Crawfordsville, IN 07

Willie B’s Goods - P & L Fisher Fremont, OH 08

Mariona & Co - N Brose Tiffin, OH 09

Thompson Lightning Creations N Baltimore, OH 10

The Craft Cupboard - G&S Tobin Bellevue, OH 13,14

Sparkle Sister Studio - J Cellar Leipsic, OH 17

Viper’s Bites - D Campbell Lima, OH 18

Mike Anderson Photography Findlay, OH 19

Anderslovich Emporium & Oddities Findlay, OH 20

Karen’s Creations - K Peck Wooster, OH 21

Special Appliques - J Parker Toledo, OH 22

Your Garden Specialists Netherlands 23

Little Miss Sniff - M King Millbury, OH 24

Kingdon Things - C Davis Dayton, OH 26,27

Barnyard Creations - C Konkler Mt Vernon, OH 28

Carolyn’s Goose Clothes - C Young Gibsonburg, OH 29,30

Tail Waggin’ Lip Smakkin” Gooood! - B Koschki Huntsburg, OH 31,32

Nick’s Knacks & Snacks - N Sawmiller Lakeview, OH 33,34

Willow Love Bug Design - S Crase Tipp City, OH 36,37

Beez Nutz - S Brooks Toledo, OH 39 Chic ala Feet & Snap Saavy Lorain, OH 41,42

Helaman’s Warriors - J Stevens Kalamazoo, MI

BW Designs - B Weininger Nevada, OH

Old Homestead Soaps & Lotions Bluffton, OH

Outdoors - B King Doylestown, OH

Sparkler Millersport, OH

J & J Woodworking

Gourdes by Ronda Garman Swanton,

Panes - L Durain

Brenda’s Bottles Decor & More

BUILDING B

The Evergreen Craft Co - Partridge St Mary’s, OH

Ally Cat Crochet Creations - A Smith Toledo, OH ......... 04

Eden’s Pieces - D Niese Miller City, OH 05

Miss Mel’s Bakery - M CHandler Lima, OH 07

Wind & Fire Chimes - J Reeser Pickerington, OH 08

Trendies - A Huff New Concord, OH 10

Luki Lapidary - L & K Wilcox Jenera, OH 21

Mud & Lotus - T Detrick Wapakoneta, OH 24

Shirtwurks - K & H Hostetter Denver, IN 25,26

Judy’s Pies - C Davis Radner, OH 28

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Debbie’s Custom Slates - D Robenolt Oberlin, OH 01,02

Sparkling Designs - T & R Rehm Galion, OH 03

Artfelt Sentiments - C Porter Troy, OH 04

J Brown Designs - J Brown Fremont, OH 06

Collars - L Tracy Butler, PA 21,22

Blue Goose Gifts - T&B Gucik Amherst, OH 23,24

Humble Heart - D Delancy Zanesville, OH 25,26

Craft Shak - L Schroeder Leipsic, OH 28

Granny’s Collection - R&M Stief Carey, OH 30,31

LotsoCreations - Ahmed Orra Oregon, OH 33

Classic - Doug King Carbondalem IL 34

Lynn Hayward Sylvania, OH 35

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Snyder Dragonfly Pottery - D Snyder Shiloh, OH 01,02

Iinfinite Artwork by Cole - Knippen Ft Jennings, OH 2A

Carol’s Crafty Creations - C Lepera Ft Wayne, IN 03,04

Jose Madrid Salsa - G Karch Ypsilanti, MI 05

Terry Snyder Galion, OH 07

Carpe Vitam Creations Westerville, OH 08

Dandelion Crafts - J Barchent Findlay, OH ........ 10

Lisa’s Homespun - L Ellis Minster, OH 11,12

Daniel Scott Columbus, OH 15

KJ Designs by Kora - K Burtch Findlay, OH 18

Country Manor Mixes - C Smith Leesburg, OH 20

Charmed Cottage Crafts - J Fox Arcadia, OH 21

Flickers West Candles - H Parker Cincinnati, OH 22

Wandering Peddler - L Persinger-Ellis Dayton, OH 23,24

Home Town Treasures - Webb Huber Heights, OH 25,26

Obsessed With Ribbon - P Smith Findlay, OH 27

Tobe’s Campfire Equipment - M Tobe Celina, OH 28

Hot Honeyzzz - A Kearney Fairborn, OH 30

Bevedere EMporium - K Kesner Harrod, OH 31

Stachler Wood Works - C Stachler Van Buren, OH 32

Sew What! - W Fille Beavercreek, OH 33,34

Wood and Wishes - S McBrien Arlington, OH 35

That’s My Jam & Sweets Defiance, OH 36

PB & Jammy Glass - Berkey Stoutsville, OH 37

Jillian’s Country Home - J McGee Johnstown, OH 38

Flickers West Candles - Parker Cincinnatie, OH 41,42

Kuron Publishing - F Kuron Toledo, OH 43

Enviro Art - J & S Ralston McMurray, PA 44

Surreal Soap - M Hagan Liberty Township, OH 46

Ingenium Woodworks - Thompson Laura, OH 47

Twisted Metal Works - S Litwin Dearborn, MI 49

Fitzy - Fitzgerald Howell, MI 50

Blessings Oasis - J Dowell Marion, OH 52

All Sports Jewelry - M Hammond Findlay, OH 59

Night Light Designs - B Mueller Wheato, OH 61

Brittany’s Bakery/Kelbley’s CrochetNew Riegel, OH 62

Pats Cross Stiche Exp & More Pemberville, OH 64

/eye Style Boutique - S Kolkivich Elida, OH 65

JB Paws - Jamie Balicki Mt Blancnard, OH 66

MoJo53 Barrell Creations Dunkirk, OH 68,69

Annette’s Creations - Brandon Liberty-Center, OH 70

Baylee Road Designs - C Neerer Hartford City, IN 71

Lux Threads Boutique - J Biglow Lima, OH 73

Nana’s Country Creations - Youngs Findlay, OH 74

Ohlemacher’s Wisconsin Meat & Cheese Auburn, IN 75

Smith Brother’s Sweets - J&J Smith Milan, OH 76

Clip-n-Snip - B Buckley Tiffin, OH 77

MD Expressions - M DeBusman Tiffin, OH 78

Designs by Di Blankets Massillon, OH 79

Passion Designs, LLC - M Cruz Columbia City, IN 80

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Hooty & Peaches - D Rupp Mt Victory, OH 01

United Daffodils - J Kemper Tipp City, OH 02

Fleece for all Seasons - D Croteau Lima, OH 03,04

White Street Wood - J Kwiatkowski Blissfield, MI 05

Recycled Military Bags - D Medvescek Fortville, IN 06

Artful Endeavor Designs - C Gault Cincinnati, OH 07

Kuntri Karikter - J Russell Grand Blanc, MI 08

Shephard’s Hook Crafts - L Simpson Bluffton, OH 10

Glorified Graphics LLC - Hamm W Mansfield, OH 11

Becky Mac Jewelry - McCaughey Springboro, OH 12,13

WesWell Bran - D Wilson Williamsburg, OH 15

Rubies & Pearls - C Gruppi Woodville, OH 16

All Things Snacks - M Miller Elkhart, IN 17

Renewed Elegance - Pennington Bellefontaine, OH 18

Little Red Dog Soap Co - Mundell New Paris, Oh 19

Tom’s Custom Woodworking Northwood, OH 20

Designs by Brenda - B Sparks Arcanum, OH 21

Someplace Special - F McFadden Terre Haute, IN

Decadent Decor & Design - J Farrison Findlay, OH

Be Light Candle Co - S Schmidt Forest, OH

Wood Be Memoriees - D Rhodes Anderson, IN

The scRUMptious Dessert - G Little Dayton, OH

M&MC Design - B Foren Hermitage,

Glass By Barb - B Roan Springboro,

LynneCreations - Rehard/Euler Perrysburg,

of Eternity - D Luce

Pamelas Creations - P Sorg Findlay,

Rose Creek Boutique - K Kohli Lima,

Farmhouse Charms - Gullett Mansfield,

Baskets - D Woods Sylvania,

me Candle Co by JMI Peterson Ft Jennings,OH

& Jo’s Trash to Treasures - J Dunn Pomeroy, OH

Beautiful Bakes - J Bash Carey, OH

BUILDING J Colonial Wagon & Wheel Two Lancaster, OH

Art LLC - M Moseman Bellevue,

Barnwood Furniture - J Monnin Defiance,

Different Crafts - D Kubes Tiffin,

Built - S Bard Clyde,

Delicate Creations - P Brady Fostoria, OH 28,29

OUTSIDE

Broken Arrow Boot Co - BorkoskyMt Blanchard, OH B

Hot Shot Pots - R Barber Ada, OH C

Tete’s Attic - C Decker Deshler, OH I

Twisted Visions - F&B Carl Bellefontaine, OH J,K

Yooper Unique Birdhouses - McKenzie Willard, OH N

Feel the Burn Hot Sauce - C Greve Ottawa, OH P

D&M Originals - D McNicholas Girard, OH Q,R

Furniture in Bloom - A Shepherd Portage, OH S

Bibs Bars - K Bibler Findlay, OH T

Mosier Design Elements - J Mosier Marion, OH U

Barb’s Bunny Hutch for Crafts Louisville, OH V

My Pink Truck - B Huth Mineral City, OH W

T & R Jewelry - M & S Stacy Holly, MI X

Art Unique - G Senediak Fennville, MI Z

Kitty Corner Crafts - K Holey Toledo, OH BB

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Westervillee, OH 53
IN 55
South Bend, OH 57
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Lima, OH 59
OH 60,61 Wreaths
- T Hoeger Bucyrus, OH 62
- M Beougher Celina, OH 64
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Lowden Findlay, OH 66 Natural
Melissa Goetz Findlay, OH 68
Sierra’s Craft Shack - S
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- C Boes Upper Sandusky, OH 10 David Riethman Findlay, OH 11-13 Ballapalooza - J Weaver Englewood, OH 16,17 Sara Sapp Carey, OH 18 Little
- B Yoder Crestline, OH 19,20 Clara’s
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OH 30 Rose
OH 31 Mystik
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Of course all shoppers need food to stay energized while shopping Springtime in Ohio at the Hancock County Fairgrounds and we never let our customers down!

We have our regular food vendors that you see every year for your corndogs, burgers, French fries, lemon shake-ups and teas, gyros, soft pretzels, kettle corn and smoking BBQ just for starters.

Our wonderful returning food concessionaires are Shawn & Ashlee Melton’s Kettle Corn, Cindy Zaker and Franks Fries, Jodi Magee heading up the Boy Scout Pack/Troop 302, Jesse Egbert and his AJ’s Smokin’ BBQ, Misty Lee’s Concessions, Tate & Melissa Griffin Concessions, Tyler Bell with his T’s Concessions, Joe Murkos with The Gyro Corner, Jack & Jenny Marsh Concessions, Sara Siegenthaler’s S & S Concessions, Michael & Carin Nye’s At 20 Below, and Jerry & Wendy Shepherd’s Kettle Corn.

Today we welcome first time and returning attendees to Springtime in Ohio: Mardiana Fauzi and her Tasty Indonesia, LuAnn Lause with Holt Concessions, Katie Frankart and Puck Coffee Truck, Mari Hinojosa with the Taco Fiesta Hinojosa, Andres & Melissa Hoskins with their A&M’s Donut Wagon, Reed Mikesell with Mikesell Concessions, Karla Beagle and her Karlie’s Burgers & More, Angie Huston brings Scotty’s Subs, Thien Tran with Be Tran Egg Rolls, and Robert Tatro with Tatro’s Concessions.

We love all our food trucks, the newcomers and those who have joined us in the past, so we give a big shout-out to them!! Enjoy the offerings, thank the vendors for all their yummy creations, and get some eats to go!

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“Springtime in Ohio” Craft Show Look for these Food Vendors FOOD

VENDORS

Giant Breaded Tenderloins

Holt Concessions

For all your event needs

LuAnn & Neal Lause

Owners 2053 W. Market St. Lima, OH 45805 419-236-1352

Serving Northwest Ohio over 23 years!

Lemon & Lime

Shake Ups

Pretzel Bites

Hamburgers

Pizza Burgers

Mozzarella

Cheese Sticks

Shredded Chicken

Sandwiches

Hot Dogs

Pop, Water, Coffee

Hot Chocolate

Hot Spiced Cider

Out-M

Elephant Ears Funnel Cakes

May 4th 10:30am - 2:30pm In Building B

1 – Melton’s Kettle Corn

3 – Pack/Troop 302 – breakfast & shredded chicken sandwiches, nachos/cheese, coney dogs, chips, drinks

4 – AJ’s Smokin BBQ – ribs, bbq chicken, pulled pork, brisket, potato salad, pop, water

5 – Lee’s Concessions – tenderloin, fried bologna, jumbo hot dog, deep fried pretzel, french fries, Country Time Lemonade, pop, coffee, water

6 - Griffin’s Concessions - elephant ears, funnel cakes

7 - T’s Concessions – lemonade & teas infused with fruit in a mason jar

8 - Gyro Corner - beef, lamb, & chicken gyros, fries, baklava, pop, water

9 – Marsh Concessions – hand-rolled pretzels, frozen cheesecake, Keylime pie, bananas on a stick, fruit smoothies, drinks

10 – Tasty Indonesia - bbq chicken on stick, vegetable fried noodles, savory rice, curry puff, eggroll, potato roll, soda, water

11 – Holt Concessions - lemon/lime shake ups, giant breaded tenderloin, hamburger, pizza burger, hot dog, mozzarella cheese sticks, pretzel bites w/ beer cheese, drinks

12 - Puck Coffee Truck - espresso-based drinks (lattes), lemonade, tea

13 - Taco Fiesta Hinojos - tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, salads

14 – S & S Concessions – French waffles, poppers, mac & cheese bites, fried pickles, shredded chicken sandwich, mozzarella cheese sticks & drinks

15 - A & M’s Donut Wagon - mini donuts w/toppings, coffee, bottled drinks

15A - At 20 Below - ice cream, water, coffee

15B - Double D’s Nuts - glazed nuts, chocolate-covered nuts

16 - Mikesell’s Concessions - blooming onions, fried beggies, onion rings, fried cheese, fried pickles, corn dogs, foot long corn dogs, lemon shake-ups, strawberry lemonade, pop, water

17 - Karlie’s Burgers & More - hamburger sandwiches, hot dogs, potato soup, coffee, hot chocolate, water, pop

19 - Scotty’s Subs - subs, chips, pickles, water, pop

20 – Shepherd’s Kettle Corn - Kettle corn, lemon shake ups

21 - Be Tran Egg Rolls - egg roll, fried rice, sweet/sour chicken, asian chicken, sweet/sour pork

O- Tatro’s Concessions - cotton candy, popcorn candy, carmel apples, snow kones, caramel corn, fresh lemonade, cold drinks

M - Frank’s Fries - French fries, corn dogs, hot dogs, French waffles, cheese on a stick, drinks

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Deep Fried
Melissa & Tate Griff in, owners 419-561-7591
Oreo's
Over 30 Years serving Hancock County

Exhibitor Business Card Drawing... shop, support for a chance to win

Some of our exhibitors and food vendors have advertised their business cards in the Show News, as seen on pages 8, 9, 10 and 16. When you purchase an item from these specific exhibitors, you have an extra chance to win $20 Cloud Bucks! Each of these exhibitors with a business card in the Show News has 15 contest entries for Saturday and 10 on Sunday to give to customers who make a purchase.

It is Simple:

1) Shop and make a purchase at an advertised Exhibitor’s or Food vendor’s booth

2) Fill out the ticket the exhibitor gives you and drop it at the Enter-to-Win Booth in Building I by 11:00 am Saturday, and by 12 noon on Sunday.

3) Listen for our Announcer, Joe the DJ, to announce winners at 11:15am Saturday and 12:15pm Sunday.

4) If your name is selected, return to the Enter-to-Win booth in Building I to receive your Cloud Bucks.

5) Go shopping to spend your $20 Cloud Bucks at any exhibitor or food vendor at the show!

The lucky winners will receive the $20 Cloud Bucks certificate to spend at the exhibitor or food vendors name on the back. Be sure to shop early with these featured business card advertisers for a chance to be in the drawing.

Thank you for participating and supporting these exhibitors & food vendors in our business card drawing.

Enjoy your shopping experience!!

Giving Back to the Community by way of Ester’s Wheel and Enter-to-Win

Every year Cloud Productions supports the local communities where the shows are by giving back. At all Cloud Production shows, special causes are chosen to receive the monitary donations recieved from the Esther’s Wheel and the Plinko - Drop. Some of the benefactors have been the Little Train on CR 99, Food Banks, Art Scholarships at FHS, Habitat for Humanity, Cattlemen’s Association in Memory of Dean Mengert and Toys for Tots.

This 2024 Springtime in Ohio is an opportunity to again support the Hancock County Sheriff’s Explorers, which is a program offered to those interested in the Sheriff’s Department, who are between ages 14 & 20, that want to gain a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experience, competition and other activities. The Hancock County Explorers would benefit from this donation by going towards their projects & uniforms. Their volunteer youth group is growing with many young people wanting to learn and be a part of this program.

Tell your friends and family about this awesome donation opportunity that is made possible from our shuttle rides or Esther’s Wheel of Fun and Plinko at the Enter-to-Win booth during the show weekend.

MY FAMILY STORY

After the 2023 October show there was a November wedding squeezed in between the October and first November show out east in Delaware. My nephew Wes and his beautiful wife Maria had a simply beautiul wedding and Lainey my mom at 90 busted some wheelchair dancing. Dani and Mac also made it out to the wedding and we had a great time. Then back to Ohio from the short trip to finish prepping and leave for Muncie, Indiana. Next to Wilmington for the new “Sugar Plum Holiday Market” where I was joined by my two granddaughters, Kenzie & Madi and my daugher, Dani to assist at the Sugar Plum show. We celebrated an early Christmas while they were there visiting from Tennessee with my son and family.

My granddaughters are still on the move and kicking butt in travel softball and they are both TEENAGERS! Mr. Moose, their Frenchie is now 2 and spoiled. He gets to travel with the family to tournaments and have sleepovers with neighbors while taveling. My little Max is growing up and playing soccer and baseball. It’s hard to believe he is in 2nd grade already! I miss seeing them all the time and not having the girls at the shows. Dani and Cliff are enjoying the sports travel with the kids and are busy with work.

My son Mac, Jillian and 2 grandsons I get to see more often because they are just 2 hours down I-75. I was able to celebrate the holidays with them and be there for their Buzz and Woody birthday parties! Edison takes after his dad in looks and activeness. He is in preschool and even started to ice skate and now is a little ice hockey player! I have to say seeing little 4 year old boys wearing the hockey gear and learning to skate while hitting a puck is priceless. Harrision is 2 and loves to follow his brother around and he is a jabberbox all the time.

I went out east over the holdiays to have Christmas with my Mom sisters and their families. My sister, Susan drove back with me, and we got to spend some time together and she found a new puppy (Bernie doodle named Gia, she’s black and white and very sweet) to take home. Kim made it down once and we hung out in town and took a drive up to the lake which was a nice time and an excuse to get out of the office.

Lasty, Cloud Productions took a leap by starting another show in Wilmington, Ohio to kick off the holiday season on Thanksgiving weekend. We are continuing to work and grow this show at a fantastic facility, that is all-inclusive, to make for a fun girls or family overnight. If you didn’t make it last year, add it to your calendar this year!

I’m looking forward to a fun summer and holidays meeting up with the family again in 2024. Making memories is the best thing for your heart – love every minute of it.

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Unique Lamp Designs by Bill

Bill Vance is really enjoying letting his creative process flow! He is a retired owner-operator steel hauler and a retired tree remover, yet for the past two years Bill has been making “absolutely one of a kind table and floor lamps and wind chimes.”

CUnfortunately, he does not take customer consignments at this time. Bill likes it when Bev, his barometer, likes his creations and encourages him to continue with his creativity. Check out all the Unique Lamp Designs by Bill in Building A, Booth 21.

David Riethman crafts

David Riethman learned woodworking from his dad while his high school art teacher encouraged his love of painting. He started participating in craft shows in the 1980s with his mom and cousin, and while the styles have changed over the years, he continues to enjoy making his seasonal and Americana woodcrafts and greeting people at the different shows. David’s husband Doug, who creates floral designs, joined the effort about four years ago. “It has become a fun hobby and we both enjoy meeting people and creating items that they can use to decorate for each season.” David Riethman Crafts are in Building E, Booths 11-13.

Boes Creations

Imagine taking a maple branch and transforming it into a realistic flower… one flower becomes two and soon you have enough for a full arrangement.

Woodcarver Cindy Boes, owner of CBoes Creations LLC, was fascinated by this woodcarving talent she saw at a Dayton Woodcarver show and they taught her the trade. Her wooden flowers looking like beautiful daisies are great conversation pieces. Cindy has also begun incorporating her creations into arrangements using teacups and she makes saddle arrangements too. CBoes Creations are in Building E, Booth 10.

ELM JEWELRY DESIGNS

Erin Buscetta’s ELM Jewelry Designs are steampunkinspired. Since each piece is one-of-a-kind, it’s more than just jewelry -- it’s a wearable piece of art. Erin deconstructs old watches, repurposes found antique objects, reuses old leather and other found items that are usually old and rusty, and files and cleans all the keys and metal pieces she comes across. Erin prefers to find antique jewelry that has already been broken, since it’s not only more of a challenge for her, but she also feels guilty breaking apart something that has survived over 50 years! Erin’s pieces are for both men and women. Erin shares, “I’ve been told I have a very unique style and the ability to match designs to a person’s personality. I love when people say to me, ‘I have never seen anything like this before!’ It means I’m on the right path! I’m originally from New Jersey, and received my degree in Jewelry Design from The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. After years of NYC life, I moved to Ohio to be with family. I am a full time ‘lab rat’ as my Mother calls me, I work in medical research as a Lab Tech. I love art and jewelry, but I’m also a science nerd. I’m blessed to be able to live both my passions. This will be my 14th year doing art shows. Time flies when you’re having fun!“ Erin’s in Building A, Booth 53.

Decadent Decor & Design

Springtime in Ohio welcomes first time exhibitor Jennifer Farison who is a true lover of home decor. She always enjoyed watching her mother decorate for the holidays and today, Jennifer is following in her mother’s footsteps with a passion for holiday and celebration design. After years of decorating her own home during the holidays and being asked to design Christmas trees for others, several compliments prompted Jennifer to establish Decadent Decor & Design. Her vision is rich and earthy like a piece of fine chocolate – hence, her business name. Jennifer is showcasing her holiday decor, special occasion decor, wooden plaques, and coasters, all of which can be custom ordered with her Decadent Decor & Design in Building I, Booth 23.

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36th Annual

Early Bird Shopping SATURDAY ONLY

8am - 10am

$8 Early Admission

Tickets must be purchased online to attend Early Bird

General Admission $6.00

Online or at the gate (Children under 12 Free)

37th Annual

Sat, May 4, 2024• 10am-5pm Sun, May 5, 2024 • 11am-4pm

Sat, 4, 2024• 10am-5pm Sun,

Experience Spring Shopping at its best in NW Ohio

Shop at NW Ohio’s largest and most distinctive Spring Craft show with over 250 exhibits from 8 states in 8 buildings and dozens of outdoor locations.

Hancock County Fairgrounds 1017 East Sandusky St • Findlay, OH 45840

Ample Free Parking • Demonstrations • Delicious Food Entertainment • RAIN or SHINE

419-436-1457 www.cloudshows.biz

• fb: cloudproductions

Black Friday

Fri, Nov 29, 2024 10am-7pm

Small Business Saturday

Sat, Nov 30, 2024 9am-3pm

Come shop in the beautiful ballrooms of the Roberts Centre, brimming full of holiday spirit to get you in the shopping mood. You can deck your halls with holiday home accents and be dazzled by the wonderful selection of art, crafts, gourmet gift foods,

Shop Local! A great place to shop, stay and create a new family tradition in Wilmington OH! The most magical time of the year...Santa will be here!

“Heart of Southwest Ohio”

Admission $7.00 at the Door

entry with handstamp

Ample Free Parking • Demonstrations • Delicious Food & Adult Beverages • Entertainment Tickets available online after October 15th • www.cloudshows.biz

GET READY FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON!

Come shop at over 280 exciting exhibits, from 8 states in 9 buildings and dozens of outdoor locations. A great place

to shop and a tradition in Findlay for over 36 years!

HANCOCK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

1017 East Sandusky Street • Findlay, OH 45840

Sat, Oct 5, 2024 • 10am-5pm Sun, Oct 6, 2024 • 11am-4pm Ample Free Parking

35th

Early Bird Shopping

ONLY 8am - 10am

$8 Early Admission

Admission $5 (children under12 FREE) unlimited re-entry with hand-stamp

Fri, Nov 15 2pm-8pm Sat, Nov 16 10am-4pm

Distinctive Exhibits from several states, filling two buildings brimming full of Americana, Primitive, Folk Art, Contemporary Art & Crafts, Holiday Decor, Garden Art, Collectibles, Antiques, Repurposed, Farmhouse, Exclusive Home & Personal Products and Gift foods.

2 Large Buildings • Demonstrations • Santa Comes to Town • Claus Café • Ample Free Parking

DELAWARE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

1210 N. Wheeling Ave • Muncie, Indiana 47303 Visit cloudshows.biz or facebook.com/cloudproductions

11AM-4PM

11AM-4PM

Montgomery County Fairgrounds • 645 Infirmary Rd, Dayton OH 45417

The Main Event Center will be brimming full of exhibits with an impressive selection of repurposed furniture & home decor, vintage, jewelry, women and children’s boutiques, bath & body, folk art, farmhouse, Americana, primitive, contemporary, gourmet foods, a select grouping of today’s upscale consultants, and MORE.

Entertainment • Claus Café • Demonstrations • Samplings • Santa Comes to town FREE Parking • Admission $5 (children under 12 FREE) Unlimited re-entry with handstamp

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• Entertainment • RAIN or SHINE Tickets available after September 1st • www.cloudshows.biz
Demonstrations • Delicious Food
$6.00 Online or at the
(no cc at gate) (Children under 12 Free)
General Admission
Gate
SATURDAY
Tickets must be purchased online to attend Early
Bird
$6.00 Unlimited
(Children
Purchased Online
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10 th Annual TM Sat, DECEMBER 14 10AM-5PM Sun, DECEMBER 15
Art,
& Marketplace Shows of Distinction
Craft
For the love of shopping, and the joy of giving, Visit the shops of Mistletoe Magic!!

Enviro Art

Jim and Sue Ralston bring their Enviro Art: Nature Artwork & Photography to Springtime in Ohio. Their Enviro Art represents the beauty and wonder of nature with Sue using mixed media to capture nature and Jim uses his photography skills. As an artist, Sue takes the time to watch and learn about plants throughout their growth stages and the animals which live among the plants, so that she can retell the true life of many amazing species through her works. An avid photographer, Jim has collections of photos from his travels throughout the United States and Costa Rica. Visit Enviro Art in Building FA, Booth 44.

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Mojo53 Barrel Special Appliques

Friends and next-door neighbors Michelle Obenour and Joe Jacobs and their MoJo53 Barrel Creations began with a beautiful oak barrel bar in Joe’s home. After a trip to Southern Ohio to collect some whiskey barrels, Michelle and Joe got busy being creating beautiful things out of the recycled barrels and attending shows and festivals. Items they’ve upcycled from the barrels range from bottle openers and bottle holders to hooks and racks, to lanterns, end tables, and pub tables. The name of their business is derived from Mo (Michelle Obenour); Jo (Joe Jacobs) and 53 is the number of gallons a barrel will hold. They tell us, “We are grateful for our customers! What a compliment it is to have someone want something you made in their home.” They are in Building FA, Booths 68 & 69.

Creations

SHOW HAPPENINGS

Joan Parker, owner of Special Appliques, is a long-time, dedicated Springtime in Ohio exhibitor. Her embroidery and applique shirts are a hit with the ladies and a new sweatshirt or jacket is always a must. The quality is marvelous and the moms, aunts and grandmas love the compliments they receive when they are out and about, plus they are a little dressy so they look good when they go out for a dinner date during the week. Stop by and pick up one of Joan’s latest styles of Special Appliques in Bldg C/D, Booth 22 .

Wicks and more

An interest in candles and melts prompted Lori Hogan to start her business Wicks and More with her daughter Katelyn. Their soy candles and wax melts are hand-made and hand-poured in small batches into various sizes, colors, and shapes. Lori and Katelyn incorporate over 100 scents, varying from the seasons and holidays. When you visit, you will find their wax melts, car diffusers and room sprays which make perfect gifts for anyone! Visit Lori and her Wicks and More in Building A, Booth 46.

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Trombone Guy Mark Nightingale Entertaining in the Mini Park Photo Op with Belle & Repunzel The Two of Us Ryan Hensley & Susan Bright ‘Duets that Please’ Entertaining in the front of Building J Romick Train Rides down the midway

J&J Woodworking

J & J Woodworking is a husband-wife team of Jodie and Jack Beekman. Jodie is a self-taught artist and husband Jack is a self-taught woodworker. They started crafting and attending shows to make extra money for Christmas gifts. Over the past 35 years it has become their full time job, and they absolutely love what they do. Jodie says she could paint 24 hours a day and sometimes she actually does! The Beekman’s hope to always be able to create things that make people happy – it’s why they do what they do. J & J Woodworking crafts, home decor, and decorative painting are in Building E, Booths 1, 2, & 27.

PB & Jammy GLASS

Blown, fused and stained glass goods, PB & Jammy Glass is a fun booth to shop if you love birds and an artistic flair with no boundaries. Edna Mae Berkey found her gift of fused glass later in life and in 2020 found her passion for art when her sister took her to a glass class for something fun to do. Edna Mae creates stunning 2-dimensional birds by fusing glass, making her items perfect art for inside or out. Stop by and admire Edna’s talent and beautiful creations of her PB & Jammy Glass in Building FA, Booth 37.

Surreal Soap

Mark Taylor completed Advanced Diamond Setting and fulfilled the requirements of Design, Casting, and Production from the Drouhard National Jeweler’s School. And wow! His work with jewelry is amazing and very nice! He predominantly works with sterling silver and cuts the gemstones to fit into ‘fushion’ settings which result in one-of-a-kind pieces of fine art. A sampling of Mark’s work is the Green Spinel Pieces in the Snow, Green White Fushion, Patriotic Fushion, Tuxedo Fushion, and Onyx Champagne Garnet Pieces in Snow. Mark Taylor and his T & R Jewelry are Outside in Booth X where you find among his gorgeous creations of rings, earrings, and pendants. How fitting, by the way, that fushion means strong or spirited!

Combining butters, oils, salts, herbs, essential oils, and other organic items with creative skill produces unique shower steamers, odor neutralizing sprays, bath teas, colorful bar soaps, lotion bars, foaming pump soaps, body butters, body lotions, lip balms, and body scrubs. In 2016, Missy Hagan began the business Surreal Soap to help her two children cope with life threatening, severe food allergies. Eczema and seasonal allergies came along with the food allergies. Missy’s soaps are full of colors and she loves listening to customers debate which soap should go in which bathroom to coordinate. There are lots of choices of Missy’s Surreal Soap in Building FA, Booth 46.

Designs by Di

Lush and cuddly minky and faux fur baby blankets, throws, and infinity scarves are what you will find at Diane Keller’s Designs by Di. Her handmade products are all so very soft and cozy you’ll want to buy for everyone in the family. Diane created her business in 2009 and it is a full time endeavor. If you need something custom designed, Diane can surely help! Stop by to see her lovely offerings in Building FA, Booth 79.

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BW Designs

Handmade polymer clay jewelry and custom made wreaths and wall/door hangers are what you will find at BW Designs. Bonnie Weininger loves working with her hands, creating jewelry and wall decor for friends and family. Spring is just around the corner and a new pair of floral earrings would be a perfect accessory to your outfit this season. Spice up your front door by adding a new wreath or door hanging to welcome folks to your home, all in Building C/D, Booth 47.

Looking for a unique gift or accessory if you are hosting a party? Be sure to stop and visit owners Tony and Naomi DePasquale of DePasquale Creations. From researching and creating resin jewelry pieces and attending shows, they have modified their processes and thoroughly enjoy what they do. Tony and Naomi design quality hand crafted wood, resin and real dried pressed flower home decor that renders one of a kind trays, charcuterie boards and cutting boards. They are simply beautiful and have been featured on a local Cleveland news channel. They are in Building A, Booth 6.

Hot Shot Pots

Thompson Lightning Creations

DePasquale Creations

Bluffton University Alumni

Rosanna Barber majored in art and writing. She and her husband live in Ada where her work focuses on ceramics. Rosanna likes to emphasize the artistry of everyday functional items and simple vessels. For example, she uses reduction and wood ash to bring out the natural reds and browns of the clay and the flames that color it.

Rosanna continues to tell us that these simple techniques have been used for centuries in creating beautiful pieces. Rosanna and her Hot Shot Pottery is Outside in Booth C.

Geoff Thompson has always loved woodworking and had wanted a shop for a long time. His dreams came true with his woodworking and functional fractal art. After many years of observing and researching fractal burns, he purchased his own machine to create and participate in the very dangerous world of fractal burns. Geoff tells us that this serious process involves 10K volts of electricity applied to the wood to create the tree-like lightning bolt effect and he most certainly stresses safety during the process. Wow! Check out Geoff and his Thompson Lightning Creations in Building C/D, Booth 10.

Sarah’s Garden brings the Florida sunshine to the show!!

Cloud Productions welcomes returning exhibitor Sarah Sargent with her Sarah’s Garden. It’s great that Sarah is here at Springtime in Ohio, after relocating to Florida, with her suncatchers, jewelry, and garden decor. Many long time friends and fellow exhibitors will be happy to see Sarah and perhaps add to their collection of her handcrafted, colorful, thoughtful, and sometimes whimsical charms. Stop by Building A, Booths 36 & 37 to select your own special piece of sparkle from Sarah’s Garden.

Eden’s Pieces

Danielle Niese started Eden’s Pieces as a creative outlet in 2023 aside from her motherhood responsibilties and nursing career, and has become her full-time gig since her nursing clinic closed. This endeavor has the flexibility for Danielle to create unique pieces while raising four children. Eden’s Pieces are custom-fit permanent jewelry, where each piece is welded together for a seamless wearable product without clasps, in options of silver, gold-filled, and stainless steel, and can be adorned with initials, birthstones, and/or charms to make them truly customized. See Danielle and Eden’s Pieces in Building B, Booth 5.

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THE CLOUD PRODUCED "CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER" CRAFT SHOW truly a Craft Show of Distinction comes to Findlay, Ohio

October 5 th & October 6 th

Turn the radio up to the sweet songs of Christmas because Cloud Productions is preparing to kick-off the 37th year of Christmas in October at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on October 5 & 6. Mark your calendars and make plans with family and friends to come out and shop with our crafters of distinction.

Elite vendors from over 8 states will be joining us this year and their offerings are going to be stunning! You will find an array of jewelry selections, outstanding woodcrafts and metalworks, home décor for all styles, soap and candle makers, farmhouse decor, fiber arts, confectionary treats, plus boutiques and much more!

Parking is FREE and tickets are $6.00, with Early Bird tickets at $8.00. Help keep the traffic moving through the gate and purchase your tickets online! Just go to our website www.cloudshows.biz and find the link to purchase. If you purchase 2 or more tickets online you will save a $1.00 per ticket on

general admission. Early Bird tickets MUST be purchased online and there is NO discount for this special admission.

Christmas in October will be Saturday, October 5 from 10am - 5pm. Early Bird shopping is from 8am -10am, and Sunday, October 6 from 11am - 4pm. CASH ONLY IF YOU PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE GATE.

It’ll be easy crossing off Christmas gifts for everyone on your gift-giving list at Christmas in October because you will be sure to find a oneof-a-kind gift for that hard to shop for friend and family member this year. There is a lot to see, so take your time and enjoy the holiday tunes as you stroll through ten buildings and many outdoor vendors!

Cloud Productions is checking the boxes when it comes to making sure you stay fueled while shopping and you have a place to rest your feet. The grounds will be fully stocked on the food midway, with a little bit of everything, we have

seating outdoors throughout the fairgrounds and inside Building J. Festival foods have been a tradition at Christmas in October for the last 37 years and it continues to grow and change all the time. You won’t go hungry while you shop, and we guarantee you will be smiling all day!

After you are all shopped out and your hands are full of bags remember there are CloudProductions Elves out on their Elf mobiles to help you to your car, especially for those big purchases. Shuttle service is FREE but we do accept donations that will go to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Explorers.

The Enter to Win booth will be in Building I so be sure to stop there early upon arrival and get entered because customer drawings take place all weekend. Drawings are every 30 - 60 minutes, and you need to be present to win. Simply listen for your name to be announced over the speaker system or return to the Enter to Win booth and check the board. Spending $50.00 or more with vendors at the show earns you a free gift bag from the Enter to Win Booth in Building I or show office.

Keep watching Cloud Productions on social media for highlights and vendor spotlights for the 37th annual Christmas in October craft show on October 5 & 6, 2024!!

Homestead 937

Modern farmhouse decor, women’s boutique clothing, Myra bags and purses, large and small cowhides, western hats, and gourmet spices are showcased by Joe & Peggy Feeser and The Homestead 937. Peggy was an RV internet sales manager for 4 locations and right after Thanksgiving of 2022, without warning, she lost her job. Peggy always says, “I cried for a couple days and then realized, I can finally start my boutique!” With her husband Joe’s blessing, The Homestead 937 mobile boutique came to life! The barn in the logo still stands on the farm and is used everyday! Peggy would love to help you decorate your Homestead and Joe will tell you about their gourmet spices! See them at Christmas in October!

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• Beautiful Three Story Grand Atrium

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• FREE Continental Breakfast

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Bee Ridge Creations

Jody Hertel started her crafting and selling at craft shows over thirty years ago, but since then has experienced motherhood and full-time employment outside the home. She’s thankful her interest in crafting has resurfaced because it gives her tons of satisfaction knowing a buyer will use one of her displays in their home. Jody says she really enjoys helping make the season, holiday, or special occasion a little more special for them. Jody and her seasonal wreaths and table top decorations will be at Christmas in October!

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