Dunvegan will be busy with shoppers who will be returning for the hamlet’s popular craft fair, a nod to a simpler era.
This well-loved little craft show was started as a yearly fundraiser four years ago to support the Dunvegan Recreation Association and their volunteers for their efforts to the Glengarry Pioneer Museum. “It is our way of giving-back, for their generosity to provide tireless volunteers that staff a food concession at museum events such as the War of 1812 Reenactment”, says Jim Mullin in a statement announcing the craft show. Mullin is the chairperson of the reenactment and co-owner of The Chocolate Box, which is hosting the show.
A variety of vendors showcasing their historically inspired designs and trades of early Ontario settlers will offer shoppers unique items not found at a typical craft show. Silhouette artist, Jillian Metcalfe, will be returning with her A-Head-of-the- Times Portrait Studio. Fresh, traditional green Christmas wreaths and other natural greenery will also be available. Also included this year will be a popular candle seller, maple syrup, honey, leather goods, recycled silver jewelry, hand-forged iron goods, primitive candlesticks and wooden ornaments, preserves as well as locally handcrafted chocolate.
The Historical Crafters Fair runs on Saturday December 3, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. There is no entry fee bu t donations to the Dunvegan Recreation Association are greatly appreciated. The Dunvegan Recreation Hall is located at 19053 Dunvegan Road 24 in Dunvegan, Ontario.
EXPERIENCE Vankleek Hill
Do you enjoy reading local news as it happens? Then NOW is the time to subscribe! We have a FABULOUS subscription offer for you!!! SUBSCRIBE to our print and e-edition for only 81 cents per week, that’s just $42 (HST incl) per year! Then choose your $5 voucher to redeem at a LOCAL business. Participating businesses are: Apex Escape Rooms, Beau’s Brewery, Broken Kettle Bakery & Barkery, Jade Garden, Nicko’s Resto Bar, Pink Bow Tie, Trillium Tea Room, Vankleek Cottage and VKH Massage Clinic.
Act now. An offer this good won’t last long!
CLICK HERE to subscribe and choose your voucher.
Thank you for supporting local, independent community journalism!
Latest posts by Press Release (see all)
- Star Gazing – The Gemini Twins - February 4, 2019
- François St-Amour honoured at the 2018 UCPR Warden’s Banquet - November 26, 2018
- Boisés Est workshop October 27 on woodlot management with a First Nations perspective - October 18, 2018