Friday, May 27, 2005
Westport Craft Show Debuts Saturday at Staples
The 39th annual Westport Craft Show, one of the oldest and most respected fine craft shows in the Northeast, debuts Saturday at Staples High School.
With 185 juried exhibitors, it is one of the largest craft shows in the area and features top artisans from across North America. It runs Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Among the offerings are fine works in basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable fiber and wood.
The show is sponsored by the Westport-Weston Cooperative Nursery School.
Traditionally held over the Memorial Day Weekend, the show features food,
musical entertainment and activities for children.
Admission is charged: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors aged 62 and up, and children under 12 are free. Parking is on-site and also via shuttle bus.
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