Artisans Showcase and Pickens General Store Open House

Abbot Sisters' Collection and Artist Call

Apr 05, 2012, 11:00 ET from Cabot Creamery Cooperative

HEUVELTON, N.Y., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An Artisans Showcase and Open House is planned for Monday, April 30 from 1pm to 4pm at Pickens Hall, 83 State Street, Heuvelton, NY. 

The showcase is open to all local artists and crafts people who will feature a sampling of eight to 12 pieces of their work at Pickens Hall.  Set up time runs from 9am till Noon, and a limited number of tables are available by request. A brief artist statement is required and should accompany the artisan's work.  Space is limited, and a fee of $20 will be charged to vendors.

The Heuvelton Historical Association is proud of the work that has been accomplished at Pickens Hall, 83 State Street, Heuvelton. The retail arm of the organization, Pickens General Store, is hosting the event to support local artisans and open the door to future opportunities for artists and crafts people throughout the region.  Established in 2007, Pickens General Store features  "Hand Made Goods" and "Hand Crafted Gifts" created by the local Amish community of Upstate New York, along with their non-electric line of merchandise.

This is a great opportunity for artists to show their current work and network with other artists.  Artisans may make a reservation by April 23rd. Contact: Sally Hartman  (Artists-Liaison) P.O. Box 4, Rensselaer Falls, NY 13680 Phone: 315-344-8882. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

As an added feature, since Heuvelton is the traditional home of McCadam Cheese Company, there will be a cheese tasting sponsored by the farm families who own McCadam and Cabot Creamery Cooperative.

Contact: Sally Hartman
Phone: (315) 344-8882

SOURCE Cabot Creamery Cooperative