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Arts & Crafts Fairs

Started May 20, 2013 0 Replies

Does anyone out there know anything about the Custer's Last Stand Arts & Crafts Festival in Evanston, Illinois; or the Trails West Show in St. Joseph, MO?  I appied to both shows,but would like…Continue


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Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Fairfield Glade, Crossville, TN
What are the best things about art fairs
The variety of people you meet!
Best show ever and why
Tomato Art Festival in East Nashville
Fun show and people, very busy, great sales!
Worst show ever and why
Mule Days, Columbia, TN
Organizers decided to reorganize everything and mixed quality crafts along with flea market junk! As a result, people thought the crafters would bargain with them and lower their prices substantially. When that didn't happen, they were insulting and rude!
Who referred you to Please be specific.
I really don't remember since it was so long ago.
What is one fun fact about yourself?
I love to dress up in costume that relates to particular show -- Halloween, Christmas, Native American Pow Wow, etc. it is fun and draws customers in..

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At 12:22pm on July 02, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Colleen Lentini a gift
Thank you, Colleen, for referring Kristi Seehafer to Art Fair Insiders.
At 10:53pm on April 24, 2013, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Colleen.  I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

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