Rhinebeck Crafts Festival at the Dutchess Fairgrounds


(Andrew Rouse Ceramics)

The Rhinebeck Crafts Festival will be held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 23 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Sunday, June 24 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Two hundred of America’s finest independent artists and craftspeople descend upon the spacious Dutchess County Fairgrounds for a celebration of all things handmade and unique: contemporary craft and art, gourmet specialty foods, tastings from Hudson Valley distilleries and wineries, interactive craft demonstrations and family activities including puppet theater and face-painting.

Admission at the gate costs $10 general, $9 for seniors, $4 for ages 6 through 16 and free for kids under 6. The Dutchess County Fairgrounds are located at 6550 Spring Brook Avenue (Route 9) in Rhinebeck. For more information, visit www.artrider.com.