It's hard to believe the Holiday Craft Show season is just right around the corner. Here are the early details about one of these much anticipated events.

The Sauquoit Valley Fine Arts & Craft Show is in it's 39th year of bringing top notch exhibitors to the region. There are over 100 vendors and displays of fine quality arts and crafts - you'll be sure to find unique holiday decorations, as well as paintings, local and regional photography and fantastic ideas for home decor. You can check out a list of the vendors that have been confirmed so far at the SVFAC website.

SV Arts & Crafts Show
Lisa Murphy/SV Craft Show

One interesting feature of this show - you can drop off your kids while you shop. That's right, an adult supervised kid's arts and crafts room will keep them busy while you stroll the displays. There is an extra fee for this - just $3 per hour.

Sauquoit Valley Craft Show
Lisa Murphy/SV Craft Show

The Sauquoit Valley show also offers a plethora of food choices - full lunches at the Crystal Cafe, decadent desserts, gourmet coffee, homemade pies and more.

This event is an annual fundraiser for the school, but it provides so much more. Here are some details from their website -

All funds raised during this Sauquoit Valley PTO event support beneficial arts and educational programs for all students, in addition to funding the field trips the students take. By providing this fascinating marketplace, this show and the attending public make it possible for countless artists to pursue careers they truly love. (

Here's what you need to know about the 2017 show:

  • Sauquoit Valley Middle School, Sulphur Springs Rd, Sauquoit
  • Saturday, November 18 - 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday, November 19 - 10am to 4pm
  • Free parking and shuttle bus services - follow the signs
  • Admission - $3, children under 12 - free.

You can also find out more on their Facebook page.


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