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Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair

Drop RIVER — The 45th Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair will be held at Durfee Large School on Dec. 4 and 5. The two-working day party, sponsored by the Drop River Scholarship Foundation, will be open from 10 a.m. right until 4 p.m. There is no admission charge and lots of free of charge parking.

“We’re back!” James Rogers, founder and director of the Fair, declared today. “We will stick to the tips put forth by the Massachusetts Health and fitness Department about massive indoor gatherings during this Covid time. Aisles are broader as are the spaces all around the entrances to the Field Residence. The variety of crafters has been lowered to 154. This will let for greater website traffic stream and circulation of air all over the facility. Sadly, we will not be promoting any foods or consume this calendar year.”

Whilst the quantity of crafters has been lowered, there will be many of the best crafters from through New England at the Fair. Rogers observed the reason of the Fair is to give location craftsmen a showcase placing the place they can exhibit and sell their handmade get the job done.

Joan Bergeron will be selling her nautical glass lamps and other products at the Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair at Durfee High School on Dec. 4 and 5.

Above 90 repeat crafters will demonstrate their handmade items. These include things like Joan Bergeron of Rhode Island who generates nautical glass lamps, Brad Carter from Maine with his new balsam wreathes, Alex Strokanov from Vermont, maker of Russian fashion Santa Dolls and nonagenarian, Doris Forcier of Fall River who displays her perfectly produced ceramic Christmas trees.

There will be 20 classes of crafts at the good held in the Luke Urban Subject Dwelling. They assortment from hand-thrown pottery, carved wooden goods, painted glass to floral arrangements, Indigenous American crafts and hand-designed dresses. Most of the merchandise are just one of variety items as they are handmade by the crafters.