December 11, 2023


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East Grand Forks once-a-year Arts and Crafts Good set for this weekend at Civic Center – Grand Forks Herald

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GRAND FORKS — The East Grand Forks Arts and Crafts Council is hosting its 51st Once-a-year Arts and Crafts Honest on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the Civic Center Arena, 300 15th St. N.E.

Admission is $5 kids 10 and under are admitted totally free.

Hours for the celebration are: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

The event will element a wide array of craft and art items established by additional than 65 artisans and artists from through the region.

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The East Grand Forks Arts and Crafts Fair will element a large array of goods, which include hand-crafted baskets by the Basket Case vendor.


Goods will include hand-crafted wooden toys, baskets, pottery, mittens, caps, quilts and other textiles, clothing, dwelling decor merchandise, Christmas decorations, customized-etched cake pans, pottery and candles.

Also obtainable for sale will be paintings, books, emu personalized care solutions, products for babies and canines, as perfectly as baked merchandise, fudge, honey and other specialty foods items.

Distributors will involve Mike’s Handcrafted, of Grand Forks, which sells picket army plaques and pens Heartland Ranch Pottery from Drayton, North Dakota The Speckled Loon, of Grand Forks, offering household decor King Jewelry, Minneapolis, which sells handmade great jewellery and Crafts by Elaine, of Bagley, Minnesota, which characteristics crocheted goods.

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House decor products and Xmas decorations are among the merchandise extra than 65 distributors will exhibit for sale at the yearly East Grand Forks Arts and Crafts Good this weekend.


Local vendor Pleased Camper Espresso, described as a “mobile coffee store,” will be parked outside the house the front of the arena to sell coffee, acai bowls and baked merchandise.

Proceeds from the event will be applied to assistance the high-quality arts in East Grand Forks and artwork and new music training packages in East Grand Forks educational institutions. The East Grand Forks Arts and Crafts Council has lifted far more than $510,000 for these courses given that it began organizing the arts and crafts exhibit 51 a long time back, explained Heather Kraus, the council’s vice president.

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Residence decor things produced by The Speckled Loon, a longtime vendor from Grand Forks, will be shown Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the Civic Centre Arena.


Due to the fact of COVID, the council has decreased its reasonable web sites to just 1 location — a second web-site, the VFW Memorial Arena, will not be applied this calendar year. But, as the pandemic subsides and a lot more distributors utilize to take part, the council’s board members are hoping to return to staging at two web-sites in the potential, Kraus stated.

Pamela Knudson

Pamela Knudson is a features and arts/entertainment writer for the Grand Forks Herald.

She has worked for the Herald given that 2011 and has lined a wide selection of matters, like the most up-to-date performances in the location and health subjects.

Pamela can be arrived at at [email protected] or (701) 780-1107.

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