Arts and crafts show at Crete Civic Center this weekend – WPTZ

A new arts and crafts fair is coming to the Crete Civic Center in Plattsburgh this weekend, bringing in artists from across the region. Adirondack Coast Events will host the Adirondack Coast Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m……..

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A new arts and crafts fair is coming to the Crete Civic Center in Plattsburgh this weekend, bringing in artists from across the region. Adirondack Coast Events will host the Adirondack Coast Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., bringing in 135 vendors. “Noticing that there’s no opportunities at the moment regionally, this is something I felt strongly about that I think we could do to help bring our community back to normal,” said Steve Peters, owner of Adirondack Coast Events. Erica Facteau, from Saranac, crochets hats for her small business, ‘Queen Beanie Hats.'”Last year the craft fairs were all closed or canceled,” she said. Small businesses had to get creative to sell their homemade goods during the pandemic, utilizing online platforms. With the holiday season around the corner, vendors say now is the chance to get stocking stuffers and gifts face-to-face. “There’s a lot of talent out there to buy from so it’s a really great place to get together and find stuff,” Facteau said. “They get to meet me and make that connection between the artist and the art,” said Christina Kester-Tallman, owner of Fire Oak Studio.She and other tables have set up at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House in past holiday seasons, but this year they are not holding an arts and crafts fair because of construction. Venders are glad to see the community can come together in person at the Crete Civic Center this year. “You’re not just supporting a company, you’re supporting a family, you’re supporting an individual, you’re supporting somebody’s livelihood,” Kester-Tallman said. Venders are coming from across Northern New York and Vermont. “It’s these, like, one of a kind things unique things that you can’t find, you know, anywhere outside of this region because this is where it’s made,” Peters said.Shoppers are asked to mask up.

A new arts and crafts fair is coming to the Crete Civic Center in Plattsburgh this weekend, bringing in artists from across the region.

Adirondack Coast Events will host the Adirondack Coast Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., bringing in 135 vendors.

“Noticing that there’s no opportunities at the moment regionally, this is something I felt strongly about that I think we could do to help bring our community back to normal,” said Steve Peters, owner of Adirondack Coast Events.

Erica Facteau, from Saranac, crochets hats for her small business, ‘Queen Beanie Hats.’

“Last year the craft fairs were all closed or canceled,” she said.

Small businesses had to get creative to sell their homemade goods during the pandemic, utilizing online platforms.

With the holiday season around the corner, vendors say now is the chance to get stocking stuffers and gifts face-to-face.

“There’s a lot of talent out there to buy from so it’s a really great place to get together and find stuff,” Facteau said.

“They get to meet me and make that connection between the artist and the art,” said Christina Kester-Tallman, owner of Fire Oak Studio.

She and other tables have set up at the SUNY Plattsburgh Field House in past holiday seasons, but this year they are not holding an arts and crafts fair because of construction.

Venders …….

Source: https://www.mynbc5.com/article/arts-and-crafts-show-at-crete-civic-center-this-weekend/38239545

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