Weston Craft Show

Weston Craft Show

Weston Craft Show

Several new artisans join this year’s Weston Craft Show, including Abby Dreyer, who creates ceramic bird houses.

Several new artisans join this year’s Weston Craft Show, including Abby Dreyer, who creates ceramic bird houses.

The 31st annual Weston Craft Show will welcome several new Vermont artisans at the Weston Playhouse on the Village Green, Columbus Day weekend, Friday, October 10 through Sunday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $8 and includes free parking.

Abby Dreyer and Ingrid Gitnick are both ceramic artisans. Dreyer creates one-of-a-kind high fire stoneware clay birdhouses, with great attention to the needs of future occupants. Gitnick has found her passion in creating well-crafted pottery for every day use inspired by the Vermont landscape. Nancy McKeegan, the Vermont Mad Hatter, lovingly crafts her warm and stylish hats from wool and faux fur, adding unique details.  Julia Emilo creates hand-painted gourd ornaments. Deborah Falls’ botanical paintings are done on hand-woven dupioni, using fiber reactive dyes.  Mary Angus creates beautiful blown glass perfume bottles and small vessels with graceful form and soft colors. Jen Violette creates unique three-dimensional still-life wall sculptures composed of hand blown glass, stainless steel and mahogany. Jon Meyer’s lighting designs are inspired by the interplay of light with birch, cherry, oak and ash. John Arthur uses copper,steel and bronze to create his sculptures inspired by nature.

Proceeds from the show support the preservation of the historic museums in Weston. Luncheon, catered by the Inn at Weston, is available to show attendees in the Cafe at the Falls overlooking the West River. For more information, visit westoncraftshow.com.

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