67th Annual Juried Holiday Craft Festival and Sale by the largest Craft Guild in Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 10 AM to 4 PM at Kutztown University in the beautiful O’Pake Fieldhouse at the corner of Trexler Avenue and Baldy Street in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, is “THE” event that you do not want to miss! Highlighting this event will be a “Last of its Kind” Hooked Rug by Annie Harlin. Annie is a juried lifetime member of not only Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen but also the Pennsylvania State Guild of Craftsmen as well. Annie is a well-known artist in Pennsylvania and because of her love for this area and her Guild, has created this last hooked rug for us for this event. This will be a silent auction on Saturday, October 29  (9 AM to 4:30 PM) and will benefit The Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen and their ongoing educational programs of the chapter. You will find an array of over 100 juried fine artists and craftsmen producing beautiful and functional traditional works of art consisting of wood turnings, hooked and penny rugs, paper cuttings, folk art and theorem, calligraphy, basketry, tinsmithing, redware, block printing, quilting, felting, furniture. There are many featured craftsmen also working in the contemporary style and you will find ceramics, glass beads, gold and silver jewelry, florals, wearable art, photography and fine art. These artists and craftsmen are ever evolving and their newest creations will be at this show and sale. Also featured at this Festival will be a Student gallery and live music by “The Acoustic Road Show”. An indoor dining café is available during all hours of the Festival. It is handicapped accessible. Hourly door prizes too. Admission is $6.00 by donation. Children 12 and under are free. Come early, the first 50 through the door will receive a free gift.  For a real “tease” go to our website rbcrafts.org and you will be able to view “Annie’s Last Rug” and some other fine creations that you will be able to see and buy at this Festival. In partnership with The Pennsylvania German Scholarship Studies, The Pennsylvania Cultural Heritage Center and Kutztown University, The Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen presents this most unique buying experience in time for the gift-giving season.

Link to both High and Low Resolution Photos of Annie’s Rug

Link to other craftsmen’s Photos