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Got July 4th Plans?

Sunshine on Water Sand

July 4
8:00 – 5:00
Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum Arts & Craft Show

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum
7606 North Ontario Street
Sodus Point, NY 14555

Sunshine on Water

I had not heard of this show until I read about it on Betsy’s Sunshine on Water blog. Now I’m intrigued! What better place to spend the 4th of July than on the water buying art?

"The whale tails have been hand-forged by me with .925 Sterling Silver. The earring hooks are also made with sterling silver."

“The whale tails have been hand-forged by me with .925 Sterling Silver. The earring hooks are also made with sterling silver.”

Using high quality sterling silver is important to me. I form all of my designs with .925 sterling silver and incorporate clean lines with beautiful shapes.

“Using high quality sterling silver is important to me. I form all of my designs with .925 sterling silver and incorporate clean lines with beautiful shapes.”



If you find yourself in the Cazenovia area, here’s a great show to visit!

July 5 & 6
Saturday, 10:00 – 5:00
Sunday, 10:00 – 4:00
Cazenovia Arts & Crafts Fair

Lorenzo State Historical Site
Cazenovia, NY

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BLS Designs
Canterbury Cabin Soap & Candle Company
Estancia Designs
HandCandy Mittens
Hilltop Pottery
I’m Melting … Glass
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Suki Handmade Jewelry

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Keuka Arts Festival This Weekend!

Red Tree Studio - Best in Jewelry, Athens ArtsFest 2014

Red Tree StudioBest in Jewelry, Athens ArtsFest 2014

I have a great fondness for the Keuka Lake area. After my dad retired at age 55, he owned a 125 acre tree farm for a bunch of years. I loved the drive down there and never missed a chance to hit up The Windmill Farm & Craft Market and Oak Hill Bulk Foods.

Poor Penn Yan has been through a lot lately with the recent flooding. I can hardly bear to look at the photos. There’s a bar/restaurant we used to have lunch at sometimes. I remember my sister and I taking our visiting cousin there once. Actually my most vivid memory of that trip is Scott making me laugh so hard, I squirted milk out my nose. (Sorry for the visual.) It was not in the restaurant, thank goodness, but in the car. My mom’s car. I remember turning on the windshield wipers, pretending they were on the inside, erasing all evidence, making us laugh harder.

Um, where was I? Oh! The many Rochester Artisans you’ll get to visit with at this year’s Keuka Arts Festival. Here they are!

Linda Goebel, Goebel Glass

Linda Goebel, Goebel Glass


I was lucky enough to be in Linda’s studio recently and she showed me some Keuka Lake pieces she was working on, specifically for this show. I’m not finding any photos of them so I’m sharing this custom dog panel because I love it.

June 14 & 15
10:00 – 5:00
Keuka Arts Festival

Penn Yan, NY

Chicory Farm and Inn
Duprey Art
Francesca DeCaire
Danielle Pagani
Goebel Glass
Hilltop Pottery
I’m Melting … Glass
Lisa’s Creations
Michael R Weishan Nature & Fine Art Photography
Native State
Painting by Ann
Patricia OvermoyerCommittee’s Choice Award, 2013 Hammondsport Art Show
Red Tree StudioBest in Jewelry, Athens ArtsFest 2014
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Sunshyne Silverwear

Keuka Arts Festival Poster 2014

Mayday is May 3 at Village Gate

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May 3
10:00 – 4:00
Mayday Underground Crafts + Art

Village Gate Atrium
274 North Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14605

ArtSnack
Cat Clay
Chicory Farm and Inn
Circuit Breaker Labs
Crimson Iris Kusudamas
Emily J Photo Decor
Fiber Lingo 1st Place in Fiber & Best in Show, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival
Fly Rabbit Press
Flying Whale Studios2013 Best in Show, Art in the Park; 2013 2nd Place in Photography, Hammondsport Art Show; 2013 Best in Show Merit Award, Clothesline Art Festival, 2013 1st Place in Photography, Canandaigua Christkindl Market
Gods-N-Gladiators
Herban Living by Elisabeth
JackBear Stamps
Karin Marlett Choi
Kira Arts
Lil Minda’s ARTicles
Mealy Monster Land
Peaches Products
Prismatic Gardens
Pure Joy Co.
Sage Studios
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Sunshine on Water
Sunshyne Silverwear
Sweet Pea Felts

There will be FREE swag bags for the first 50 shoppers, filled with awesome goodies from our Mayday vendors! Bring a Mayday postcard from around town and you’ll get a raffle ticket for a chance to win handmade awesomeness! There is ample free parking on site.

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Buying Local Art Thursday – Sunday, Dec 5 – 8

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I remember where I was the first time a customer asked me, “Are you local? I’m only buying locally made gifts this year.” This was in 2009, well before these words entered our vocabulary: Buy Local, Eat Local, locavores, Shop Small, Small Business Saturday. That woman opened my mind and I’ve been trying to live that way ever since. I’m not perfect but I try. And I know a lot of you do too.

Our community of artists, Rochester Artisans, has grown from 7 members in 2009, to 692 as of today. And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts, for liking and buying what is our passion to make.

Here’s where you can find some of our members in the days to come of next weekend. There are 17 events listed here so I’m declaring this the High Weekend of Holiday Shopping Local!

Have fun and we thank you!

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December 2-24
Monday-Friday: 11-7
Saturday: 10-5
Sunday: 12-5
Perinton Square Mall

6720 Pittsford Palmyra Road
Fairport, NY

Spectacular II Designs
Wayne’s Turnings (Dec 16-24)

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December 5
5:00 – 8:00
Holiday Bazaar

Risen Christ Lutheran Church
1000 Mosely Road
Fairport, NY

Penny’s Lotions & Potions
Sweet Whimsy Designs
Wayne’s Turnings

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December 6
6:00 – 9:00 pm
First Friday

The Hungerford Building
1115 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14607

Cat Clay (Suite 225)
Francesca DeCaire (Suite 216)
Painting by Ann (Suite 318)
Urban TurningHonorable Mention at 2013 Artist Row

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December 6
10:00 – 4:00
University of Rochester Holiday Shops

Hirst Lounge Wilson Commons Student Union
252 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY

Cherie Carter Designs
Fly Rabbit Press
LocustGroves Hand Made

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December 6 & 7
Friday, 10:00 – 9:00
Saturday, 10:00 – 5:00
Candlelight Christmas Show

Morgan Manning House
151 Main Street
Brockport, NY 14420

BLS Designs
Cherie Carter Designs
LocustGroves Hand Made
Pine Tree Designs 2013 RPO Bravo Award Winner; 2013 Honorable Mention at Artist Row
VanDeusen Design1st Place Painting, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival

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December 6 & 7
Friday, 5:00 – 10:00
Saturday, 11:00 – 5:00
Anderson Alley Artists Holiday Gala

Shoe Factory Art Co-Op
250 North Goodman Street
Rochester, NY

Beachcomber Designs

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December 7
9:00 – 3:00
Crafts for a Cause

Eastside Family YMCA
1835 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield, NY 14526

Bethany’s Blossoms
Flax Seed Pillows by Fran
Generous Spirit Jewelry DesignBest in Show, 2013 Spencerport Canal Days
L Prince Designs Art Jewelry
LocustGroves Hand Made
Mary Terziani Glass1st Place in Glass, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival
Penny’s Lotions & Potions
Pine Tree Designs 2013 RPO Bravo Award Winner; 2013 Honorable Mention at Artist Row

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December 7
9:00 – 4:00
Charles Carroll School, #46

250 Newcastle Rd
Rochester, NY

Crafter’s Haven
Goebel Glass
JK Stitches
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Small Town Girl

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December 7
9:00 – 3:00
Advent Craft Show

East Rochester High School
300 Woodbine Avenue
East Rochester

Just Terrific Handcrafted Goods

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December 7
9:00 – 3:00
Annual Santa’s Workshop Show and Sale

Guardian Angels Church
2061 East Henrietta Road
Rochester NY

The Dizzy Crafter
Maarvelous Creations

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December 7
9:00 to 1:00
Crafts for Hope

Toddler’s Workshop
12 May Street
Webster, NY

Tom Zachman Fused Glass

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December 7
10:00 – 3:00
Florence Brasser School Holiday Arts & Crafts Show

1000 Chili-Center Coldwater Road
Chili, NY

Woven & Strung Jewelry Creations

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December 7
10:00 – 3:00
2nd Annual Holiday One Stop Shop

Avon Inn
55 E. Main Street
Avon, NY

Annie’s Uggs & Ends

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December 7 & 8
Saturday, 10:00 – 5:00
Sunday, 11:00 – 5:00
Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival

Nottingham High School
3100 E Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13224

ButterFlips

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December 7 & 8
Saturday, 10:00 – 5:00
Sunday, 11:00 – 4:00
40th Annual Holiday Festival Craft Fair

Cayuga Community College
197 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY

LocustGroves Hand Made

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December 8
8:30 – 2:00
Asbury First UMC Annual Christmas Craft Show

Asbury First United Methodist Church
1050 East Avenue
Rochester NY 14607

Adora Designs

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December 8
9:00 – 3:00
Holidays at the Market

Rochester Public Market
280 N. Union Street
Rochester NY 14609

BS Pottery1st Place in Pottery/Ceramics, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival; 1st Place in Pottery/Ceramics, 2013 Hilton Apple Festival
Shiny Bits Jewelry

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Holiday Bazaar at RMSC, Nov 22-24

I loved this show as a customer for years and now I love it as an artist selling at this show. Love, love, love.

November 22, 23, 24
Friday, 5:00 – 9:00
Saturday, 9:00 – 5:00
Sunday, 11:00 – 4:00
Holiday Bazaar

Rochester Museum & Science Center
657 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

BLS Designs
BS Pottery1st Place in Pottery/Ceramics, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival
Fiber Lingo 1st Place in Fiber & Best in Show, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival
Fly Rabbit Press
Gates Shadows
GemX Jewelry Design
I’m Melting … Glass
JEM Design
JK Stitches
Just Terrific Handcrafted Goods
Karin Marlett ChoiAward Winner at Artist Row 2012
L Prince Designs Art Jewelry
Lisa’s Creations
LocustGroves Handmade
Lumaria Photography1st Place in Photography, 2013 Springtime in Canandaigua; Honorable Mention in Photography, 2013 Hammondsport Art Show
Mary Terziani Glass1st Place in Glass, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival
Painting by Ann
Pat Berardi Quilts & Fiber Art
Patricia OvermoyerCommittee’s Choice Award, 2013 Hammondsport Art Show
Paw-Tastic Portraits
Pine Tree Designs 2013 RPO Bravo Award Winner; 2013 Honorable Mention at Artist Row
Rusty Button Studio
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Sunshine on Water
Vintage Albums
Wooly Things2013 Best in Show, Arts in the Park; 2013 Best in Textiles, Hilton Apple Fest; 1st Place in Fiber at 2013 Letchworth Arts & Crafts

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Maplewood Y Craft Show

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October 12
9:00 – 3:00
3rd Annual Maplewood Y Craft Show

25 Driving Park Avenue
Rochester, NY

Avendel Bath
Beadwork by Amanda
BLS Designs
Chicory Farm and Inn
Crafter’s Haven
Critters + Creations by Ruth
Dragonfly Jewelry
Feltro Fashion
Flying Whale Studios2012 1st Place in Photography at Christkindl Market; 2013 Best in Show, Art in the Park; 2013 2nd Place in Photography, Hammondsport Art Show; 2013 Best in Show Merit Award, Clothesline Art Festival
Happy Happy
Karin Marlett Choi
L Prince Designs Art Jewelry
Lil Minda’s ARTicles
LocustGroves Handmade
Mary Terziani Glass1st Place in Glass, 2013 Brockport Arts Festival
Patricia Overmoyer2nd Place in Photography, 2012 Brockport Arts Festival; Committee’s Choice Award, 2013 Hammondsport Art Show
Pine Tree Designs 2013 RPO Bravo Award Winner; 2013 Honorable Mention at Artist Row
Purple Iris Pottery
Purple Turtle Designs
Scootie Jamm
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Silverwear Creations
Urban TurningHonorable Mention at 2013 Artist Row
Wayne’s Turnings
Wood’s Edge Studio

You can get a glimpse of the artwork that will be for sale, on the Maplewood Y Craft Show’s website.

I’m very involved in helping Sara Senour organize this show so I wanted to share some background information. This is the 3rd annual for this show – and this time it’s juried! That means the scores of 3 outside jurors were used to determine the finest selection of artisans you will see at the show. The jurors assigned a value of 1-5, using 5 different criteria.

We were also very grateful to be able to use the services offered by the public relations person that works for the local corporate office of the YMCA. With the help of their graphic designers, we’re very happy with our “branded” look that will follow the show for years to come.

On a personal note, I’m happy to report that the Rochester Artisans listed above account for 60% of the total artists in the show. I love numbers and I know you love Fun Facts.

Noteworthy things to mention for customers, also new this year:
Passport Program. Each visitor will receive a program upon entering the show. The centerfold is printed with a layout of the artisan spaces, including booth number. Customers are encouraged to have each artist they visit, initial their little space on the map. Customers who obtain 30 initials, out of 42 artists, are then eligible for the drawing of 3 fabulous prizes. (Prizes are gift certificates to Target, Peoples Pottery and Craft Co No. 6.)

The Irondequoit Art Club will be hosting their show (with demonstrations) in the Lily Cafe, just steps from the gym where the craft show is. The FCTT HiRailers will be demonstrating model railroading. And there is complimentary child care is available.

Lastly, there will also be 2 food sales going on at the Maplewood Y that day as well. One is an International Food Sale with sampling of cuisines from around the world. The second is a Bake Sale with all sorts of sweet treats for sale.

I can't resist pointing out that all 5 photos on this postcard show the work of Rochester Artisans, (a decision made unknowingly by the YMCA public relations team). ~ Stefani ~

I can’t resist pointing out that all 5 photos on this postcard show the work of Rochester Artisans, (a decision made unknowingly by the YMCA public relations team). ~ Stefani ~

Harvester Artisan Market – August 24

August 24
Saturday, 10:00 – 4:00
Harvester Artisan Market

56 Harvester Avenue
Batavia, NY

Adora Designs Artisan Jewelry
Lovely Lyla Jean
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Spring Creek Creations

Keuka Arts Festival

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June 8 & 9
10:00 – 5:00
Keuka Arts Festival

Water Street
Penn Yan, NY

Beadwork by Amanda
Ear Cuff Designs
Fly Rabbit Press
Hand Candy Mittens2012 Award Winner, Remsen Barn Festival of the Arts
Hilltop Pottery
I’m Melting … Glass
Katie’s Creative Designs
Lisa’s Creations
Lumaria Photography1st Place in Photography, 2013 Springtime in Canandaigua
Michael R Weishan Nature & Fine Art Photography
Painting by Ann
Patricia Overmoyer2nd Place in Photography, 2012 Brockport Arts Festival
Paw-Tastic Portraits
Rainmaker Designs
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Suki Handmade Jewelry

Beautification Fair

Beautification A

March 23
10:00 – 4:00
Beautification Fair

Schlegel Road Elementary School
1548 Schlegel Road
Webster, NY 14580

Beautiful Bowtique
Christine & Co. Design
The Dizzy Crafter
Francesca DeCaire
Penny’s Lotions & Potions
Picatrix Creative
Pine Tree Designs
Shiny Bits Jewelry
Sunshine on Water
Tom Zachman Fused Glass

Beautification Fair B

Beautification Fair C

Johanna Perrin Spring Craft Sale

March 2
9:30 – 4:00
Johanna Perrin Spring Craft Sale

85 Potter Place
Fairport, NY 14450


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