16th Annual HARVEST & HOLIDAYS ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL BRINGS GREAT TALENT AND GLORIOUS GIFTS TO YACHATS
The 16th Annual Harvest & Holidays Arts & Crafts Festival by Crafts on the Coast featuring over 70 exhibitors will take place inside Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101 N in beautiful Yachats, on Saturday, November 2, and Sunday, November 3, from 10-4 both days. Admission to this family-friendly event is free.
TALENT, VARIETY AND LOTS OF FUN
The Yachats Commons is a beautiful, refurbished elementary school and room after room and hallway will be filled with nearly 70 of the best artisans from the Pacific Northwest for this juried craft event. Many of the exhibitors have won prizes with their artistry. A huge variety of crafts and art will be represented offering the public a rare opportunity for finding gifts that will be unique and long treasured. They will find an amazing selection of jewelry in fine metals, polymer clay, stone, beads, dichroic glass, feathers and more; agate lamps and fountains; original art coloring books, calendars and Joy Sphere Treasure Balls; scroll saw puzzles and toys; handmade glass beads; fine turned wood objects; wood crafts including small furniture, cutting boards and boxes; bird houses; fine art in watercolor, acrylic and pyrography; modern metal art and sculpture; leather craft; hand blended spices and teas; soap, bath and body products; candles; stone knives and arrowheads; art in copper, brass and iron; photography; neck soothers; Victorianna and country crafts; gourmet dog treats; mixed media art; pottery; window jewels; fairy houses and books; sweater coats; fabric accessories, crocheted and knitted hats and scarves; upcycled products; beaded dragons; loomed rugs; hand spun yarn; hand woven fabric made into hand made clothing; lavender products; Brazilian embroidery; wheat weaving; calligraphy; quilts and more.
LINCOLN COUNTY ARTISANS…A TRULY TALENTED GROUP
Lincoln County artisans include : Virginia and David Moffitt, scroll saw puzzles and toys; Jirivil Wood, handmade glass beads and jewelry; Jean O’Hearn, fun and colorful jewelry; Janice Hoffman, agate lamps and fountains; Violet Young, original art coloring books, calendars and Joy Sphere Treasure Balls; Barry Campbell, fine turned wood functional art; Pam Parker, fine art in watercolor, acrylic and pyrography; Breezy Anderson, modern metal art, sculpture and jewelry; Nicole Loxley, leather craft; Larry & Linda Addison, hand blended spices and teas; Sharron Brown, Fog Wash Soap; Bonnie Jean McVay, hand made candles using agates, shells and more; Richard Anderson, hand made stone knives and arrowheads; Mark Storms, nut brittles and caramel corn; Dan Anderson, hand hammered copper repousse; Donna McCoy, award-winning marine photography; Jo-Ann Weitschatt, neck soothers; Ann Mills, country crafts; Anja Chavez, award-winning fine beaded jewelry; Mark Chavez, gourmet dog treats; Ray & Debi Degele, Depoe Baykery; Cheri Aldrich, award-winning mixed media art; Judith Pierce, polymer clay jewelry; Morris Grover, photography; Jacob Accurso, functional, colorful kitchen pottery; Cheka Simonton, window jewels; Koryn Morton, feather jewelry and accessories; Sarah Gayle Plourde, fairy houses and books, art and sweater coats and Lyle and Arlene Gowing, loomed rugs and hand spun yarn.
FOOD AND FUN ATTRACTIONS AT THE FESTIVAL
While enjoying the uplifting holiday atmosphere at the Festival, take time to sample the gourmet food, meet the artisans, have a chair massage and visit at the Community Booths.
Great gifts are often edible and the gourmet food producers offer free samples of their delicious wares. Have a taste of nut brittles and caramel corn, salt free seasonings and condiments; hazelnut products; dip mixes and honey. The Depoe Baykery will be offering their delicious and unusual pastries and coffee for sale as well.
Demonstrations by many of the artisans are fun and educational and offer an opportunity to see products being hand made. Come and watch wool spinning, weaving, pyrography, Brazilian embroidery, beading and wire wrapping. Stop and enjoy a relaxing chair massage to make it even more fun. Community Booths offer important information and a chance to assist those in need. Visit with Yachats Fire Dept. and learn something new about preparedness and stop by the Yachats Ladies Club booth, marvel at the talent of club members and buy a chance on the scholarship quilt.
The 16th Annual Harvest & Holidays Arts & Crafts Festival by Crafts on the Coast takes place inside Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy. 101 N. in Yachats on Saturday, November 2, and Sunday, November 3, from 10-4 both days. Admission and parking are free for this family-friendly event. For more information, please call 541-547-4664.