Saturday, April 25, 2009

2009 Merrimack Valley / Greater Boston Fiber Arts Celebration

Last Updated: 04.25.09

2009 Merrimack Valley / Greater Boston Fiber Arts Celebration

Sunday, June 14, 2009 (Order tickets by May 1 for a discount.)
11:00 - 4:00

Wyndham Boston Andover Hotel
123 Old River Road
Andover, MA

Featured Guest: Brunonia Barry, author of theNY Times best-selling novel, The Lace Reader

This is an event for fiber artists of all categories (knitters, spinners,weavers, quilters, etc), and skills levels. This promises to be a colorful and fun day that will celebrate the rich fiber arts legacy of the Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston area and beyond.

If you spin, knit, tat, quilt, hook, piece, sew, crochet, weave, or all the above, join us for a day of creative fun, mixing, and mingling. Bring your needles, shuttles, bobbins, yarn, yoyos,hoops and handwork, and share the day with old friends and new acquaintances.

Lovely, spacious indoor venue ensures a comfortable setting rain or shine. Lunch is included.

Admission includes a full day of fun: fiber arts demonstrations, box lunch and beverage, door prizes, vendor booths and demos, hands-on activities, welcome center for beginning fiber artists of all ages, work tables and conversation areas for relaxed mingling and play, and author presentation and book signing.

Adults: $35
Buy your ticket online by May 1 and save $30
Students under 18 when accompanied by an adult: $20

Vendors Welcome! Don't miss this terrific chance to connect with a market niche that loves to buy specialty yarns, materials, tools, patterns,books, notions, and hand-crafted creations!

Base Price (10x10 space, table + chairs included): $50 per vendor($60 if you wish to order lunch).

Special Offer: Lunch cost is waived for vendors who donate an itemfor a door prize raffle.

Special Invitation for Guilds: Want to build your membership and display some of your group's handiwork? Vendor space for guilds (one table per guild) is specially priced at $35. Save $15 off the standard vendor booth fee!

Space is limited, so please reserve by May 15.

For tickets, venue details, and vendor information, please visit our website at: http://www.fiberart%20scelebration.%20com/ or call 978-270-3146. We would be glad to answer any questions you might have.

Cordially, Kate Broughton and Rose Ann Hunter Event Coordinators

We hope you will want to share the news with your fellow guild members!

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