Friday, April 18, 2008

Yay! It's the Handmade Faire!

"Handmade Faire"One Day Only!
Sunday April 20, 2008 / 10:00am -4:00pm
Address for Directions:
National Resource Education Foundation
The Lighthouse Center
7th St & Navajo Dr
Waretown, New Jersey 08758
Center Phone Number: 609-698-8003

The Handmade Faire is set for Sunday, April 20, 2008. This is an indoor event that will be held on the grounds of the Lighthouse Center - the National Resource Education Foundation, proceeds from this even go to benefit the grounds. The event is chartered by two artists, Abbie Galie of and Pola Galie of they are also daughter in law & mother in law. The most individual, unique, uncommon and gifted artists & crafters will be handpicked to be vendors at the event. The very best handmade commodities will be sure to make a perfect, one of a kind gift for any mother this Mother's Day. This event will go on rain or shine, as it is an indoor event. Browse through rooms full of handcrafted wares including basketry, decoys, jewelry, wall art, stationary, knitwear and more. There will be a art demo's going on throughout the day as well.

The show will be juried - what that means - this is not your grandmom's craft show! All work will be handmade in a variety of mediums & styles, no kits or retail items will be present. Stylish, quality, one of a kind arts & crafts will be on display for your shopping pleasure. Pick something special and unique out for your mom this Mother's Day (and nobody will mind if you pick up some awesome goods for yourself!) Prices will meet a variety of budgets.

The location of the Handmade Faire is 194 acres adjacent to Barnegat Bay in Waretown, Ocean County NJ. Facilities and much of the site itself are handicapped accessible, featuring ramps, handrails inside and out. NREF is a non-profit, 501C-3 corporation, dedicated to environmental leadership through education, research, interpretation and communication. The organization, founded in 1976, continues to provide ecological programming and activities, educating toward an environmental ethic.

Admission and parking for the general public is free. This is an event not to be missed! See for more info and directions!