Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst is a celebration of all things handmade and returns to Tarrytown, New York, on September 15, 16, 17, 2017! Featuring 300 modern American artists, designers and craftspeople, it is Westchester County’s most beloved arts event and favorite shopping experience at one of its most popular landmarks. It is a perfect day for the entire family!
This festive semi-annual event is located in the beautiful Hudson Valley which National Geographic, Fodor’s and Time Magazine have all recently named one of the “Top Places to Visit” in the world. The festival is held on 67 park-like acres at one of the world’s most beautiful historic estates, Lyndhurst, home to a magnificent mansion museum (with on-going tours), a fabulous carriage house and one of America’s first bowling alleys; all with scenic views of the Hudson River. Crafts at Lyndhurst is a destination event not to miss!
Festival-goers can meet talented emerging and seasoned artists who will be selling their exciting contemporary creations which include one-of-a-kind and limited edition designs in every material imaginable. These exceptional indie artists infuse each of their pieces with a distinctive creative vision. Find earrings made of stingray; handbags made from antique books; flowers made of glass; pens made of money; necklaces made of meteorites; even bowls that look like cantaloupes; alongside contemporary wood furniture, handwoven fashions, craft pottery, steel indoor and outdoor sculpture, blown glass vases and more. Visitors should also plan to visit the gourmet specialties section to fully experience scrumptious hand-crafted delights.
Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst will also have many creative activities and exciting demonstrations. Visitors will have the chance to watch and participate in craft demonstrations by potter Scott Martin, canoe carver Larry Benjamin, and pen turner Don Hart; enjoy a smorgasbord of tantalizing foods for lunch (including delicious vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options); sample and bring home yummy sweet or savory gourmet specialty foods and beverages; and entertain the kids with a variety of children’s activities including interactive puppet theater with Middle-earth Studios, face painting, storytelling, balloon animals, stilt walkers and more! And don’t forget to take a tour of the incredible Neo-Gothic Lyndhurst mansion!
For more than 30 years hundreds of thousands of people have enjoyed this semiannual cultural phenomenon that has become one of the most beloved arts festivals in the United States. Crafts at Lyndhurst has raised almost four million dollars for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and has helped sustain the careers of thousands of artists from across the country.
Check out what all of the fuss is about on September 15, 16, 17, 2017. A weekend pass is $12; seniors (62+) are $11; children 6 – 16 are $4 and children under 6 are free. Mansion tours are additional. Show hours are Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. For more information, discount coupons, group rates and travel directions visit www.artrider.com or call 845-331-7900. Crafts at Lyndhurst is held at 635 South Broadway in Tarrytown, New York, is under tents and is a rain or shine event. Pets are allowed on the Lyndhurst property but not inside the festival site.