Call for Crafters

The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross 20th Annual Holiday Craft Show

Saturday November 30 & Sunday December 1, 2013, 9am - 4pm!

The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is making preparations for its 20th Annual Holiday Craft Show to be held Thanksgiving weekend, November 30 and December 1, 2013 at the Armory National Guard in Kingston. This exciting event features over 100 crafters exhibiting a wide variety of unique handcrafted items including: jewelry, fine art, holiday and country crafts, glassware, handmade soaps and lotions, clothing, pet accessories and much more. This year the event will also feature wine tastings and PA Wineries including: O’Donnell Winery, Ferrone Family Winery, Capra Collina Winery, and Maiolatesi Winery. Door prizes, concessions and free parking will be available. Catering will be provided by Maer’s BBQ.

Are you a Crafter interested in selling your unique handcrafted items? The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking crafters. All crafts must be at least 75% handmade. Last year, the event was attended by over 2,000 shoppers and featured over 100 crafters exhibiting a wide variety of handcrafted items. Crafter set-up times are Friday, November 29, 2013 from 10am to 4pm.

Applications are still being accepted for new craft vendors. Applications are available on-line at www.redcross.org/pa/wilkes-barre or by calling (570) 823-7161 ext. 336. General admission is $5.00 per person. Children 18 and under are free. Sunday special admission pricing is $3.00 per person after 2pm. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the programs and services of the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross.

All booths are 10' x 10'. There are limited booths with electricity. All crafters must bring their own table and chairs. Standard booth space for two days is $85, plus $30 for a Special Event License Fee to be billed by the City of Wilkes-Barre. Additional booth spaces are $100. Corner booths or booths with electricity are an additional $25.

Interested crafters must complete a Craft Show Application and submit three to six high quality photos of your work. At least one photo should show detail. For more information, contact Jolene Miraglia at (570) 823-7161 ext. 336 or email jolene.miraglia@redcross.org.

The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross announces Air Products as the presenting sponsor for the 20th annual Red Cross Holiday Craft Show, to be held on November 30, 2013 and December 1, 2013 at the Kingston Armory.

Over 125 vendors in addition to PA wineries will be participating, selling handmade crafts including: jewelry, floral décor, clothing, holiday items and one-of-a-kind artwork. Admission is $5 per person and children under 18 are admitted free. A special Sunday admission price of $3.00 per person is available after 2 P.M. Proceeds will support disaster relief and Red Cross programs throughout Luzerne County

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