WHEN: October 27 - 28, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: A1A and Commerical Boulevard in Downtown Lauderdale by the Sea
Navigational Address: 4400 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale By Sea, FL 33308
WHY: To Support the Arts and the Local Community
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida (July 16, 2012) – Lauderdale by the Sea welcomes back its signature fall craft show to its original weekend and location in downtown, just a short distance from the beach, along A1A and Commercial Boulevard. The Lauderdale by the Sea Chamber of Commerce hosts this juried two-day annual tradition October 27th and 28th. Admission is free and open to the public.
A wide variety of original and affordable handmade crafts, appealing to all tastes and budgets, will be on display and for sale. Craft media will include folk art, pottery, handmade jewelry, paintings, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, scented soaps and body products, with prices ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000.
In order to ensure a superior event with quality affordable original crafts, all of the local and national crafters have been hand-selected from hundreds of applicants by American Craft Endeavors, producers of the top outdoor craft festivals in the country. All crafters will be on site for the duration of the festival available to discuss their art , techniques and inspiration.
· Juried outdoor craft showcase
· Original crafts - Handmade in America
· Unique and affordable gift items
· 100 crafters from 30 different states
· Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000
· Crafters hand-selected from hundreds of applicants
· All crafters on site for duration of festival
· Vast array of craft media:
o Folk art
o Handmade jewelry
o Personalized gifts
o Handmade clothing
o Scented soaps
o Body products and much more
About American Craft Endeavors:
American Craft Endeavors (ACE) produces some of the nation’s most exciting high-end juried craft shows in many of Florida’s vibrant downtown areas and popular tourist destinations including the Lauderdale by the Sea Craft Festival (Fort Lauderdale, FL), the Holiday Craft Festival on the Ocean (Jupiter/Juno Beach, FL), the Downtown Stuart Craft Fairs (Stuart, FL), the Siesta Fiesta Craft Festival (Sarasota, FL) and the Downtown Sarasota Craft Festivals (Sarasota, FL) among others. The group’s founders personally select unique, culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. All crafters are hand-selected from hundreds of applicants in order to ensure a superior event featuring diverse art media and the highest quality of original handmade crafts.
For additional information on the14th Annual Lauderdale by the Sea Craft Festival and other American Craft Endeavors craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
· Show organizers and various crafters are available for advance interviews.
· Photos of craft festivals, participating crafters and their work are available by contacting AnaBelle Dweck at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-592-8500.