Who doesn’t love a summertime arts and crafts show? Whether you live in Alabama or plan to visit this summer, you must check out these 5 arts and crafts shows.
Homespun Arts and Crafts Show
If you’re interested in arts and crafts along with a bit of the outdoors, check out this show. Featured alongside arts and crafts exhibits, you’ll find plants, trees, and gardening supplies. There will also be food vendors both days, and a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.
When: May 6 & 7
Where: Athens Bible School Campus Athens, Al
Hours: Fri. 9a.m. – 6p.m. Sat. 9a.m – 4 p.m.
Pancake breakfast: Sun 6-11 a.m.
For more information contact (256) 232-3525
Arts Alive Festival
You can find everything from jewelry to furniture at this festival. The Arts Alive Festival is made up of hundreds of artists and craftsmen from around the country.
When: May 14 & 15
Where: Wilson Park Downtown Florence, Alabama
Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information contact (256) 766-1445
Birmingham Bead and Jewelry Expo
The Birmingham Bead and Jewelry Expo will feature crafts, bead and beading supplies, jewelry and jewelry making supplies. The expo also holds various classes.
When: June 4 & 5
Where: The Pelham Civic Complex; Pelham, Alabama
Hours: Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $ 4 for both days (extra charge for classes)
For more information call (770) 739-0057
Helen Keller Festival of the Arts
The Helen Keller Festival of the Arts is an annual event presenting visual and performing artists from a wide variety of genres.
When: June 23-26
Where: Spring Park; Tuscumbia, Alabama
Hours: Fri.& Sat. Gates open at noon
Sun. Gates open a 9 a.m.
Admission: $ 3 Fri. & Sat. (some events may require additional ticket purchases)
For more information call (256) 383-4066
Southside City Fest
Come out and enjoy arts, crafts, amusement rides, and music. This year’s fest features country music singer Darryl Worley.
When: July 16
Where: Southside High School; Southside, Alabama
Hours: 2 p.m.- 10 p.m
For more information contact the city of Southside at (256) 442-9775