• 52°

Dublin to host Summer Arts and Crafts Fair

This burlap cross wreath with cheetah print by Southern Frills and Thrills is representative of wares at the upcoming Summer Arts and Crafts Show. (CONTRIBUTED)
This burlap cross wreath with cheetah print by Southern Frills and Thrills is representative of wares at the upcoming Summer Arts and Crafts Show. (CONTRIBUTED)

MADISON – Craftspeople with their handmade merchandise will assemble at the first annual Summer Arts and Crafts Fair at Dublin Park, 8324 Old Madison Pike on Aug. 10.

The city’s parks and recreation department is hosting the fair. “We enjoyed doing the spring event, which turned out well,” Gayle Milam said. “After speaking with several of our vendors, they requested that we hold a show in August. We decided that we would find a date and help them out.”

“I wish I had half the talent and creativity that these individuals have,” Milam said. She works as the city’s event and volunteer coordinator.

The indoor event will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dublin gym.

The fair has been organized only for crafters “that make their products by hand. We’re asking that they only sell these type products,” Milam said. “This event is not open to direct sellers.”

To-date, several categories of vendors have registered:

* Jewelry — Wooden jewelry, Wood Be Jewels, also a Madison Street Festival vendor; beaded pieces, Suzanne’s Handmade Jewelry; unique jewelry, tooth fairy pillows, quilted sleep mask and jewelry/make-up bags, Wendy Quails and Hallie Kenny.

* Children’s items — Hand-knitted clothing, Susan Dodson; hair bows and tutus, Bows by Sara; doll and baby clothing and purses, Brenda Mitchell; rag dolls and clothing, Tracie’s Treasures.

* Accessories — Deco, burlap and grapevine wreaths, soft-sculpture dolls, wood hangers, Southern Frills and Thrills; soap, lotions, lip balm and candles, Laughing Bird Farm; functional and decorative pottery, Becky McBrayer; paper crafts and crosses, Handmade Goods By Shatze.

* Miscellaneous — Clothing, toys, wall hangings and plaques, Regina; soothing microwavable hot/cold wrap, Cheryl’s Body Buddy; knitted ruffle scarves, Kimmy’s Krafts.

Milam expects people of all ages will enjoy the craft show. “My five-year-old grandson came to the spring show and made it a ‘point’ to visit every booth. Of course, he wanted to get something from everyone,” she said.

For more information, call Milam at 256-772-2557 or email to gayle.milam@madisonal.gov.

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – April 21, 2021

Madison

Nick Samaras earns Eagle Scout rank with signage project at Madison elementary

Madison

Welcome, back! Members return to Madison Senior Center

Harvest

Hogan Family YMCA can boost children’s summer lifestyle, offers $0 join fee

James Clemens High School

Instrumentalists can improve talent at Madison Music Camp

Madison

Madison City Council members to hold town hall meeting Thursday, April 22

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Cotton Row Run Moved To Labor Day From Traditional Memorial Day Date

James Clemens High School

Alabama Consortium for Technology in Education awards James Clemens

Huntsville

Alex Cole earns Eagle Scout rank with school beautification project

Huntsville

‘Into the Woods Jr.’ to unfold on Madison Academy campus

LIFESTYLES -- FEATURE SPOT

What’s the significance of red poppies? American Legion has answers.

James Clemens High School

Massachusetts Institute of Technology selects Yewon Lee for institute

Madison

Elementary students excel in play at State Scholastic Chess Championship

Harvest

Groups can apply for Master Gardeners grant for horticulture projects

James Clemens High School

Madison teens’ yearlong practice culminates in 2021 State Scholastic Chess Championship

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Alabama State Games Offer Academic Scholarships

Bob Jones High School

Exploravision regional win goes to James Clemens

Bob Jones High School

Alabama State Games To Offer Academic Scholarships During Opening Ceremony

James Clemens High School

James Clemens shows its tech savvy in Science Olympiad

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Jets Press rates first at All American High School Film Festival

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – April 7, 2021

Bob Jones High School

Sam Uchitel at Bob Jones founds business for Madison CEO

Madison

City Chess Blitz Championship to decide victor on April 24

Bob Jones High School

Senior boys can apply for Alabama Boys State

x