The annual Falmouth Rotary Craft Fair will take place again this weekend at the bandshell next to Falmouth Harbor! Every year (even pre child), I look forward to going to this fabulous event! I have noticed the past several years that it has become more and more family friendly! Once again they will have the old time fiddle contest, sure to delight the ears of oth the young and old! The moon bounce will also be back this year, so the kids can get out all that excess energy, especially the little ones before naptime!
But it is the crafters booths that keep me coming back every single year. I always take a walk up and down and inspect each and every booth because I have found treasure beyond all treasures here! Two years ago, I was able to buy one of the old Hess trucks for only $6!!! It made the perfect gift for my brother in law!!! Then there is the sweet older woman who I have decided to adopt as another grandmother! She makes gorgeous sweaters for the wee ones, complete with a zip up hoodie that is located on the back of the sweater! *** Ingenious!!!
One of my favorite tents to visit is the handcarved animals! First, every year it is a delight to see their children who get bigger and of course always remember me. Second the details in his carvings are exquisite, and definitely are a must to bring the kids to! The book section is definitely always a favorite with children's books for an amazing price and I have also found some pretyt amazing recipe books there as well, but you can't be afraid to dig thru the boxes! As I stroll along, I always pop by the infamous "Donut Team", whose homemade apple cider donuts, simply melt into your mouth... just going to grab a box of those donuts, is definitely worth $2 for checking out the fair!
Check out the press release below for more info!
Falmouth Rotary Announces 12th Annual Crafts Fair; Over 2,500 Expected to Attend; Old-Time Fiddle Contest Featured
The Falmouth Rotary announces that it will hold its 12thannual Crafts Fair, September 15th and 16th, at the Falmouth Marine Park “Band Shell”. Hours for the fair are 8am- 4pm both Saturday and Sunday.
“The Rotary's Annual Crafts Fair is a family event and has become a tremendous success,” said Rotary President Rob Crocker. The fair attracts over 2,500 people, over the 2 day events, who shop at over 60 vendor booths.
“With so many booths and a wide variety of products, the fair delivers a great consumer event, with vendors offering antique furnishings, hand-made and estate jewelry, as well as china and glassware. Each year we
sell out our booth allotment, said the Rotary spokesman
“The event will feature a judged “Old-Time Fiddle Contest” with over a dozen fiddlers competing. “We expect that this musical highlight will add additional sparkle to an already lively fair. Last year’s Fiddle Contest was a tremendous success and was well attended,”said Crocker.
For the kids, there will be an inflatable moon bounce house as well as plenty of food on hand, served up by Falmouth Rotary’s finest!
“The Craft Fair, in its 12th year, is now a tradition and is one of the most visible ways Falmouth Rotarians support their community,” said Crocker. Proceeds from the Craft Fair help Rotary fund its’scholarships for Falmouth High School students, efforts to support clean waters and Rotary’s worldwide effort to eradicate
“Founded in 1927, Falmouth Rotary is very active in our community in both large and small ways,” said Crocker. Besides, through our scholarships the Falmouth Rotary has helped the East Falmouth Elementary School expand its math and sciences book collection, helped expand parking at Spohr Gardens, has donated funds to vips (Volunteers in Public Schools), funded the sign at the Gus Canty center and the kiosk at the Town Hall.
“Falmouth Rotary efforts even made the helicopter pad at Falmouth Hospital a reality,” said Crocker.
Entry is just $2.00 and offers an affordable day of fun for the entire family, he added.
Visit Falmouth Rotary by going to: http://www.falmouthrotary.com or check them out on Facebook: Falmouth Rotary
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