Some of the biggest arts and crafts festivals are coming, full of fall and holiday themes. And the first one of the season is almost here.

The Clinton Fine Arts & Crafts Festival is the first weekend in November - Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5, 2017. If you're from Clinton, you know exactly what this means - the school will be filled with vendors from all over the place, fine art, sculpture, pottery, household items and decorations, food, and crafts of all kinds. There's jewelry, clothing, books and tons of other hand crafted items. It happens every year and it's something you just HAVE to go to. For the rest of the region, it's the perfect opportunity to take a trip to this hidden gem of a village full of fine restaurants and shops, and also home to a truly world class Fine Arts and Crafts Festival.

Clinton High School
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The festival is spread out through the high school building. According to their Facebook page:

It features some of the finest handmade arts and crafts by professional artists from across the Northeast at very affordable prices. (Clinton Fine Arts & Crafts Festival)

In addition to all the arts and crafts vendors, you'll find baked goods, New York State food products, and a food court. And admission is really cheap - just $2 for adults, seniors $1 and kids under 12 free. You can find out more about some of the vendors, including lots of new ones on their Facebook page.

Are you ready to start your holiday shopping? Local arts and crafts festivals are a great way to find bargains AND keep your money in the local economy by supporting small businesses and artisans. We'll keep you updated with more events around the area.


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