Once again, the skies over Quechee and the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire will be filled with hot air balloons ushering in the annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival, the longest running hot air balloon festival in New England. Don’t miss this exciting festival! Gates open Friday at 3 pm Saturday & Sunday 5:30 am Note craft tent doesn't open until 9am and closing occurs when the "Balloon glow" begins. For more information about this event https://www.quecheeballoonfestival.com/
This is the Granddaddy of all craft shows in th United States. This is the oldest craft festival in the country. Featuring over 250 Fine Craftsmen from New Hampshire and the bordering states displaying and selling their work for 9 days opening on the first Saturday of August. In Newbury NH at the Mt. Sunapee ski resort. For more information about this event https://nhcrafts.org/annual-craftsmens-fair/
Juried Arts & Crafts on the lawn in front of the Town Offices and FIHS Park – Main Street, 10 AM to 4 PM for more information about this event http://www.francestownhistory.info/LABOR-DAY-2012.html
Alex actually opted out of this event this year
Saturday, September 12, 10am-7pm
Shop on-of-a-kind handcrafted goods made by local and regional artists and dine at restaurants extended outdoor patio cafés.
There will be no kids activities in Latham Park this year.
Masks/Face Covering Required.
Alex hosts an Open house event at his studio in the fall during the height of "Leaf Peeping season" where he invites the public come watch him demonstrate how he creates his work. He also makes half of his studio into a gallery where he displays his work. Irregular pieces are made available at 50 -60% of the regular piece prices! As always first quality pieces will also be displayed and for sale. This year an additional display tent will be set up outside of the studio to facilitate social distancing with visitors. Visitors are Asked to wear masks covering nose and mouth.
Wentworth Greenhouses offers a series of Select Winter Crafts Markets, which take place simultaneously with the Winter Farmers’ Markets we host and sponsor in collaboration with Seacoast Eat Local. The Winter Craft Markets are open, by invitation only, to a select number of crafts persons, whose work represents the highest quality of traditional crafts. The craft market will open one hour earlier than the farmers’ market for early bird shoppers, 9am-2pm
November 23 , December 7, December 21, January 25, February 22, March 28
For more information about this event https://wentworthgreenhouses.com/winter-crafts-market/
It's FREE, all ages, and open to the public. We hope to see you there! The Broke Arts Fair is a multidisciplinary arts event that began in Peterborough, NH in 2008. The Broke Arts Fair philosophy is simple: art is for everybody. All Broke events are free to the public, and vendors commit to presenting ALL of their products for less than $50. You can expect to see a wide array of artworks and wares. We love giving people the opportunity to buy artwork directly from the fine people who made it
Saturday November 30th, 10am-4pm, all ages, and free.
Peterborough Town House 1 Grove St. Peterborough, NH
Friday evening is a special shopping event for adults. Browse and shop fine New England artisans’ crafts for that unique holiday gift.
Children of all ages will delight in one of the nicest holiday fairs in the area complete with live music, puppet shows, storytelling, games, snacks and prizes while adults browse local NH artisan wares for holiday gift giving. Admission to the Holiday Fair is FREE!