Enjoy a wonderful weekend in Bennington at the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival!
Juried fine art and craft Exhibitors line outdoor paths and fill soaring white tents with expertly handcrafted creations. With nearly 200 Exhibitors, there is work in a wide variety of style and medium! Specialty foods and artisan spirits are in a separate section. Relax with wine, beer, and great food while listening to live music in the dining tent. Additional roaming entertainers delight children and adults alike!
For the fifth year, the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival is the jewel in the crown of the ever-expanding Bennington Arts Weekend. Experience a lively, arts-filled weekend in Vermont’s first town. There is so much to do, including shopping at the Arts Festival, galleries, exhibits, and delightful restaurants throughout picturesque, historic Bennington.
HEALING ARTS DAY: FRIDAY, AUGUST 4
New this year at the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival, August 4-6 at Camelot Village in Bennington, Vermont, Healing Arts Day.
The Bennington Holistic Healing Practitioners will be at the Festival on Friday with presentations and hands on massage, reiki and acupuncture and information on stress management. Come meet local experts of the healings arts. Get a massage, learn about the incredible benefits of acupuncture including pain reduction, see why reiki techniques are becoming so popular in reducing stress and relaxing, and learn more about transforming your lifestyle into a healthy one. Tentative schedule is 1-3PM Friday.
HOME BREW DAY: SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
Under the umbrella of the 4 Corners Home Brew Festival in Bennington, VT, Sunday August 6 will be Home Brew Day at the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival. William Gardener, Event organizer of the actual Home Brew Festival on August 5 in Downtown Bennington, will have five home brewers at the Art and Craft show on Sunday from 1 to 3PM. They will be available for an informal Question and Answer session with the public. They will tell their stories about their beers and why they are so passionate about homebrewing. Besides all the talk and viewing the tools of the trade, there will be beer to sample. All this will take place in the Dining Tent on the shaded lawn at the show at Camelot Village.