A great big show and sale of antiques, vintage, handcrafted goods, art, furniture, home decor, handcrafted clothing and jewelry and so much more. Meet the editors of Country Living Magazine and their guests, attend seminars and how-tos, see artisan demonstrations, shop the Harvest & Gourmet Market, and gather ideas and inspiration.
Presented by Country Living Magazine, the event offers visitors the opportunity to fully experience the “Country Living” lifestyle and meet the editors of Country Living in a charming 19th century village setting.
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There are great shopping options, with more than 200 booths of antiques, vintage, upcycled and hand-crafted goods. Featured vendors include Earth Angels Studios, Findings@SummerHouse Jewelry, Gathered Comforts, The Great Pumpkin Patch, The Jam & Jelly Lady, Rough and Tumble Vintage, RePurpose, Scarlett Scales Antiques, Stash Style, and South Porch Antiques.
Additional features include Country Living’s kitchen and main stages with cooking demos and presentations by the editors and their guests, Plus book signings and crafting and how-to demonstrations throughout the fair. In 2016, Nancy Fuller, TV personality and author of Farmhouse Rules, presented cooking demos on Friday and Sunday, and signed her cookbook immediately after each demo. On Saturday, Nancy lead a tour of part of the Fair.
2016 featured guests also included Mary Randolph Carter; DIY Network designer Joanne Palmisano; HGTV’s Cari Cucksey; and many more. 2017 guests TBA.
New for all the 2017 Country Living Fairs are Make-and-Take Workshops, sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. The Fair is teaming up with inspirational makers with Jo-Ann to create a curated selection of workshops at each Fair this year. Attendees can pre-register and choose from a wide breadth of Make-and-Take workshops for a nominal fee, and take home a treasure they’ve only dreamed of making! The workshops will help to spur creativity and teach attendees how they can turn inspiration to reality. Stay tuned here for details and registration information as it becomes available.
Open 10 to 5 each day, held rain or shine in tents and outdoors in the quaint historic village.
Live Music will be performed by the Blue Water Ramblers and Thomas Wesley Stern.
Motorized Scooters will not be available to rent at the Fair this year.
Admission ticket to the Country Living Fair required for Workshop participation.