Crafts at Lyndhurst will feature more than 275 artists and craftspeople selling their amazing contemporary American-made works. Crafts at Lyndhurst will feature the work of 30-year veterans such as Charles Donofrio and Robert Zarcone (exotic leather handbags); Ricky Boscarino of Luna Park (quirky sterling silver jewelry); Lesley Reich (porcelain poetry pottery); and Marsha Fleisher of Loominus (trending chenille fashions).
The work of artists never before seen at the festival also will be shown. Artists include Jake Pfeifer (colorful hand-blown glass); Eve Camacho-Sanchez (intricate felted garments and accessories); Rachel Derstine (contemporary abstract quilts) and Margo Petitti (cashmere, linen and silk unisex scarves and pillows). Visitors may make their own Shibumi silk scarves with Patricia Disantis; dance to live music by the Lindsey Webster Band and Reggie Earls and the Valley Soul; watch and participate in craft demonstrations by potter Scott Martin and wood turner Don Hart; eat in the expanded food court (which includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options); wander around the new Sculpture Garden; taste and bring home sweet or savory specialty foods; and entertain kids with a variety of children’s activities including face painting, storytelling, balloon animals, stilt walkers and more. A general admission weekend pass is $12; seniors (62 and older) are $11; children 6 to 16 are $4 and children under 6 are free.
For more information, discount coupons and travel directions visit www.artrider.com or call 845-331-7900.
Crafts at Lyndhurst is a rain or shine event. Pets are allowed on the Lyndhurst property but not inside the festival site.
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