GAMBIER — A beloved tradition is around the corner for over 1,500 local and statewide shoppers, as well as 90-plus local and statewide crafts persons and artists. The 48th Annual Gambier Craft Sale returns on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Kenyon College Athletic Center Indoor Track, 221 Duff St., Gambier.
Coordinators Joyce Klein and Mistie Wray are very proud of the craftsmanship of all of their crafters and artists. Items available will include clothing, jewelry, woodwork, gifts, decor and more. Several nonprofit organizations will participate as well. Psi Iota Xi will be selling lunches, profiting Meals on Wheels; Girl Scout Group 2857 are baking cookies, profiting the cat shelter, and Sew Special, from Danville, will sell hats, scarves and blankets. Owl Creek Conservatory and Friends of Quarry Chapel will be selling note cards and photos.
Becky Belau and Elizabeth Moss will be returning for their 24th year with the craft show. Jo Rice is bringing handspun alpaca-yarn. Paula Barone will make Christmas treats; John Hollingsworth will present his lovely dulcimers; Bryan Farmer will sell fresh honey; Ann’s Raspberry Farm will sell jams; and Spot On Engraving, Dj’s Just Jewelry, Upcycled Fashions and Bebeblossoms Boutique will also be in attendance. Nom Nom Nom will have dog treats; Bailwick Farm and Blue Cottage Primitives will have indoor/outdoor decor items; and Lourdes Caballero will have hand bags made from vintage materials and fun textiles.
There will also be a free raffle for shoppers. Each shopper is allowed one ticket. Raffled items are donated by local crafters.
Admission and parking is free. The center of the parking lot is handicap accessible.