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Event Date: August 3 to 5, 2018

 

Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival Highlights Bennington Arts Weekend

 

125 artists, artisans, and specialty food producers will showcase their creations under spacious Camelot tents. While the Craft Festival is taking place at Camelot Village, the Town of Bennington is busy and bustling with Vermont craft beer on tap and food vendors offering local farm to table fare.

 

 

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Bennington, Vermont - Craftproducers presents their 40th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival, the jewel in the crown of an ever-expanding Bennington Arts Weekend, August 3-5, 2018. The Festival itself will be held at Camelot Village, 66 Colgate Heights, Bennington, VT 05201.

 

125 artists, artisans, and specialty food producers will showcase their creations under spacious Camelot tents. Along with craft shopping, the ambiance is festive: live music, craft demos, kids activities, and a varied food court, serving a menu to please any palate and featuring Vermont Craft beers. 
 
Fair-goers enjoy the intimacy of the show with many tourists booking their Vermont summer vacations to coincide with this weekend. The Festival connects both the artist and the customer in a unique relationship: the buyer gets to know the maker of the product, hear the story about how it's made, and learns about the artisan and his/her life. Legions of day trippers from Albany/Saratoga and the Berkshires often frequent the festival.
 
While the Craft Festival is taking place at Camelot Village, the Town of Bennington is busy and bustling with Vermont craft beer on tap and food vendors offering local farm to table fare. On Friday, downtown is alive with First Friday. On Saturday August 5, the Homebrew Festival takes place at The Four Corners North with a free shuttle running to the craft show at Camelot Village. Saturday is also Healing Arts Day with presentations of yoga, mindfulness, acupuncture, and massage at the Festival.
 
The Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival runs 10-5 on Friday and Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday. There is a special price for adult admission on Friday, $5 and $8 Saturday and Sunday; and kids and parking are free. No pets. Complete info can be found at www.craftproducers.com. Advance sale discount tickets can be purchased there.
 
So, come spend the weekend. Explore Vermont's first town.  Relax, and enjoy the full spectrum of what Bennington has to offer on its Arts Weekend https://www.bennington.com/news/southern-vermont-art-and-craft-festival-experience.

 

 

 

 

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Media Contact: Charles, Dooley
Email: cdooley@craftproducers.com
Phone: 802 316 5019

 

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Event Name: Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival

Description: 125 artists, artisans, and specialty food producers will showcase their creations under spacious Camelot tents. Along with craft shopping, the ambiance is festive: live music, craft demos, kids activities, and a varied food court, serving a menu to please any palate and featuring Vermont Craft beers.    Fair-goers enjoy the intimacy of the show with many tourists booking their Vermont summer vacations to coincide with this weekend. The Festival connects both the artist and the customer in a unique relationship: the buyer gets to know the maker of the product, hear the story about how it's made, and learns about the artisan and his/her life. Legions of day trippers from Albany/Saratoga and the Berkshires often frequent the festival.

Event Date: August 3 to 5, 2018

Event Time: runs 10-5 on Friday and Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday

Event Location: Camelot Village, 66 Colgate Heights, Bennington, VT 05201

Admission: Adults Friday $5, Saturday and Sunday $8. kids and parking are free.

Web: http://craftproducers.com/festivals/38th-annual-southern-vermont-art-and-craft-festival

 

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