Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers
This is the 39th Annual Festival Sponsored by Kentucky's Western Waterland
Grand Rivers, Kentucky
The 39th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Little Lake Park of Grand Rivers, sponsored by Kentucky's Western Waterland will be held on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, August 30 through Monday, September 1. The festival is an annual fund-raiser for Kentucky's Western Waterland, a regional membership organization that promotes tourism. Over 100 craft booths and artisans from ten states will be a part of the event.
Original pieces and handcrafted items will be available with some artisans holding demonstrations. Floral arrangements, baskets, outdoor lawn furniture, paintings, honey (local and regional), soaps, lotions, jewelry, quilts, woodwork, holiday decorations, pottery, candles, gourds, stained glass, bird houses, rocking chairs, rocking horses, weather vanes and more will be available all three days. Visitors can also enjoy a wide variety of delicious festival food and regional specialties.
The park in Grand Rivers is accessible from Exit 31 of Interstate 24 with festival signs marking the southern route along KY 453. Hours are 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, the hours are 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. The cost is $1 per individual (walk-in) or $3 per vehicle parking inside the park which means a much shorter walk.
For more information, contact Angie Meffert, Festival Coordinator, at Kentucky's Western Waterland at (270) 928-4411, or visit the KWW website at www.kentuckylakebarkley.org. The organization also has a Facebook page where more photographs and updates can be found.