V.E.R.A.

Valatie Economic Redevelopment Association

HandMade in America: Artisans Along Main Street

Saturday, October 07, 2017 
from 11 am to 5 pm

Visit our 7th annual Artisan Fair in and along Main Street, Valatie,
 sponsored by V.E.R.A. and Community Partner, Tierra Farm
in cooperation with the Village of Valatie.

  Tierra Farm, Valatie, NY
With Special Thanks to our Community Partner, Tierra Farm


ENJOY AUTUMN’S DAZZLING MID-OCTOBER EFFECT ON OUR VILLAGE.
 INHALE THE MOMENT, MEET THE ARTISANS,  AND LISTEN TO LIVE MUSIC!

 
Grab the opportunity to stock up for your holiday pantry and gifting—and don’t forget yourself!

Stay in the village for lunch with our Artisan Food Vendors and cafés along Main Street and Route 9. 
Snap some pictures of our fabulous waterfalls, and shop at the eclectic mix of stores in our charming and historic village.

Live acoustical music by Singer-Songwriter LIV WATERS on Main Street, and over 40 local and regional artisans will display and sell their works at the festival, featuring delicious artisan cheeses, breads, condiments, and other hot and cold foods and artisanal beverages; ceramics, botanical and handmade soaps, fabric and textile objects, silver and hand-crafted jewelry, exquisite handmade objéts, and other distinctive goods.
Scroll Down for a SELECTED REVIEW of  2016 Artisans:


The 2016 event also featured a book-signing by author Allison Guertin Marchese of her nonfiction book,
Hidden History of Columbia County 
all along Main Street!. 
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Maps will be available in most Main Street businesse and with the artisans. Parking will be well-marked. Restroom facilities will be available. Free and open to the public.
                 
For more information about the fair HandMade in America
contact ArtisanFestivalCommittee@VERAvalatie.com
Check out V.E.R.A.‘s Facebook page for the latest!

"Vive la Valatie" 2016 Artisan Festival Featured on Rural Intelligence Recommends-->>
 
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See Below for a SELECTED REVIEW of Confirmed 2016 Artisans:



HandMade Production Dinnerware by Kristy King of KAK Pottery , confirmed artisan for 2016.

 HandMade Marbleized Stationery Products by Ulrike Grannis, confirmed artisan for 2016.



'Hand-Painted & Hand-Dyed Silk Chiffon and Cotton Burnout Scarves'
by Jan Moseman, confirmed artisan for 2016.

                       Silversmithed Gold and Silver Jewelry with bezel set natural malachite stone by Pat Rotondo confirmed artisan for 2016.



Plant-Dyed, Hand-Felted and Stitched Wool toys and puppets' by Susannah White | Carapace Farm, confirmed artisan for 2016


                                          Various Artisanal Sheep's Cheeses' by Old Chatham Sheepherding Co, confirmed artisan for 2016.




'Artisanal Distilled Beverages
' by Harvest Spirits, confirmed artisan for 2016.



'Hand-crocheted, Wire, Crystal and Vintage Bead Jewelry
by Prudence Theriault | The Prudence Collection, confirmed artisan for 2016.