DC on Heels has 10 tickets (5 pairs) to giveaway to the Sugarloaf Craft Festival at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds on October 14-16.
The event features gourmet foods, family entertainment and arts & crafts like the handbag designed by local artist Jenae Michelle (shown above) and handmade pottery by Ana Cavalcanti (shown below).
To ENTER TO WIN a pair of tickets, POST A MESSAGE in the comments section below telling us about the craftiest thing you’ve ever created. Was it a papier-mâché piggy bank you made in middle school? Was it a dress you stitched your senior year in home economics?
Whatever it was and however it turned out, post a comment telling us about it Friday, October 7 at midnight.
Five (5) lucky winners will be chosen at random to receive a pair of (2) free tickets to the Sugarloaf Festival good for all 3 days of the event.
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More about the Sugarloaf Festival:
The Sugarloaf Craft Festival returns to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg onFriday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16, 2011 with three days of family fun and more than 250 of the nation’s most talented artisans.
The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival invites accomplished, nationally-known craftspeople to the Fairgrounds to personally show and sell their work, including functional and decorative pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, wood, metal, furniture, home accessories, photography and fine art. All the artists at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival have been jury-selected to offer their one-of-a-kind creations.
The lively atmosphere of the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg features nonstop family entertainment and activities. The show’s special theme, “New this Season,” will highlight the latest styles and techniques in American craft. Master craftspeople will provide continuous live demonstrations of iron forging, papermaking, copper spinning, stone sculpture, and other media. Gourmet foods and seasonal favorites—including candies and chocolates, hearty soups, artisan breads, jams and dips, syrups, and olive oils—will be available to sample and purchase from dozens of specialty food purveyors. Family entertainment will include interactive dress-up theater, and live music by contemporary performers.
Hours for the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg are Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, October 16 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission (good for all three days) is $7 when purchased online and $9 at the door. Children under 12 are admitted free. Free parking is available on site.
The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg will be held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20877. For more information, including driving directions and admission discounts, visit www.sugarloafcrafts.com or call (800) 210-9900.