Peters Valley Craft Fair to be held on Sept. 28-29

AUGUSTA. 150 national juried artists will display their unique handmade American crafts including forged iron, woven goods, jewelry, pottery, furniture, photography and many other exciting items.

29 Aug 2019 | 09:51

The 49th Annual Peters Valley Craft Fair will be held on Sept. 28th & 29th, 2019 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ from 10 a.m. to 5 p. m. rain or shine.

As the only authentic Fine Craft event in the area, attendees will be treated to artist demonstrations, live music, food and drinks. 150 national juried artists will display their unique handmade American crafts including forged iron, woven goods, jewelry, pottery, furniture, photography and many other exciting items.

Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and with a huge selection of unique items for those special people in your life – or just for you. What sets this show apart from others is the high quality craftsmanship of the items offered, the myriad of ongoing craft demonstrations and activities, and the unique opportunity to meet some of the most accomplished artists from around the country. This is truly an event not to be missed.

This is the largest fundraiser of the year for the nonprofit Peters Valley School of Craft. Admission is $10/person, children 12 and under get in for free. One dollar off coupons and event information can be downloaded at www.petersvalley.org. Avoid lines by purchasing your tickets at the Peters Valley Gallery on the organization's campus in Layton, N.J. prior to the event, or at www.petersvalleygallery.org, where you can also get a sneak peek of the exhibiting artists. Read more about the event in the September issues of The Journal Magazine.

Craft Fair event sponsor include The Journal Group, WXPN, iHeart Media, SB One Bank, Society of North American Goldsmiths, R.C.Lain, Inc., American Craft Council, Layton Hotel Tavern, The Wooden Duck B&B, RoNetco Supermarkets, Inc., Freedom Business Machines, Halstead Bead, The New Jersey Cultural Trust, National Endowment for the Arts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Greater Pike Community Foundation, the National Parks Service, Art Works, Art Pride New Jersey, Discover Jersey Arts.

The Sussex County Fairgrounds is located at 37 Plains Rd., August, NJ 07822. No pets, fully accessible venue.

Peters Valley School of Craft is a non-profit educational center for the exploration, promotion and practice of the craft arts, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Funding for Peters Valley is provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and others and by the generosity of its members and individual donors.