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Whether you're looking to sell your goods at a craft show or just want to attend one, the following is a list of upcoming shows for 2014. Check back often - this list will continuously be updated. If your organization is holding a craft show or vendor fair, contact me at dschugar@wgrz.gannett.com (subject line: Craft Show/Vendor Fair) and I will add it to our list!

Saturday, July 5

Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rdSaturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

July 10
4-6pm: Chiavetta's chicken barbeque, basket auction and vendor fair. Complete Senior Care- PACE, 1302 Main Street, Niagara Falls 14301. Come and learn about a variety of health care services in Niagara County. There is also a basket auction. As part of our basket auction, we are raffling off a lift chair as well as a laptop. Call 285-8248 for more information.

July 11-13
Juried Fine Crafts Show. Bestor Plaza - Chautauqua Institution. This intimate Craft Show features the work of award winning artists from across the U.S., in the beautiful setting around Bestor Plaza. Contemporary fine crafts media are fully represented with unique objects in a wide range of prices. Hours of operation: Friday & Saturday, 10:30am-5:30pm. Sunday, 12-5:30pm. Free admission on Sunday. Parking available across from the Institution; modest fee charged. Another show will take place August 8-10.

Saturday, July 12-Sunday, July 13

The 2014 Corn Hill Arts Festival. Corn Hill, Rochester. The Corn Hill Arts Festival will once again feature hundreds of artists, four stages of continuous live music and the Emerging Artists Expo. Whether you are strolling among the mimes and acrobatic clowns or taking a break listening to the sounds of bluegrass, jazz, reggae, rock or classical music, children and adults alike will find wonder on the streets of Corn Hill. Sample the delicious tastes of food from around the world in addition to local specialties. This unique family-friendly event is one of the largest "all volunteer" run festivals in the country. Visitors will find continuous complementary shuttle buses, free admission, street managers, security, first aid, public restroom facilities and much more. This festival is officially recognized as one of the top 200 festivals by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Saturday (10am-6pm) & Sunday (10am-5pm).

10am-5pm: 50th Annual Outdoor Art and Craft Show. Cheektowaga Town Park, Harlem Road, Cheektowaga 14225. Sponsored by the Cheektowaga Art Guild. There is art and crafts available for purchase. Free entertainment and activities for the family.

July 12
12-4pm: Second Saturday at the Foundry. The Foundry, 298 Northampton Street, Buffalo 14208. Come buy presents or shop for yourself, enjoy good food and live music, support LOCAL artists and artisans! Once every month (2nd Saturday). Fresh Produce from local farms, Food & Refreshments, Arts & Crafts made by local artists and artisans, Live Music.

Thursday, July 17
4-7:30pm: The "Larkin Market". 754 Seneca, Buffalo 14210. The Larkin Market is an outdoor summer market that pairs a diverse mix of vendors with a focus on offering locally made products, and engaging people and small businesses within the community. Our vendors offer products unique to the market scene of Buffalo, and vary from vintage dealers, arts, artisans, services, fresh and prepared food and beverage, and community organizations. Our goal is to provide a unique and fun shopping experience to the Buffalo community. Whether stopping by on the way home from work or meeting up with friends, the Larkin Market will be the only destination urban market where you can enjoy a glass of wine, pick up some groceries, find some treasures, and be entertained, all in a fun, safe place.

Saturday, July 19
Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

Sunday, July 20
12-6pm: 1st Annual Jack of All Trades: Fine Craft and Trade Fair. Larkin Square, 745 Seneca Street, Buffalo 14210. Join us this summer for the first ever "Jack of all Trades" Craft Fair, a curated craft fair aimed at showcasing young, progressive, talented devotees of their respective craft. By selecting exemplary artists who have mastered their craft, we strive to eliminate the connotations of the traditional craft fair. This event will also feature live music, food, drink, and FREE interactive demos!

Thursday, July 24

4-7:30pm: The "Larkin Market". 754 Seneca, Buffalo 14210. The Larkin Market is an outdoor summer market that pairs a diverse mix of vendors with a focus on offering locally made products, and engaging people and small businesses within the community. Our vendors offer products unique to the market scene of Buffalo, and vary from vintage dealers, arts, artisans, services, fresh and prepared food and beverage, and community organizations. Our goal is to provide a unique and fun shopping experience to the Buffalo community. Whether stopping by on the way home from work or meeting up with friends, the Larkin Market will be the only destination urban market where you can enjoy a glass of wine, pick up some groceries, find some treasures, and be entertained, all in a fun, safe place.

July 25-26

YWCA's Arts & Crafts Festival. Moore Park (Intersection of Rts. 20 and 394), Village of Westfield. The focus of the show is high quality, hand crafted items. The organizers work each year to review the vendors, critique their products and maintain the highest level of talent and a unique mix of creations. The park is tree lined and provides shade for the vendors and visitors alike. It's a grassy area with some sidewalks - it's accessible and easy to get around in. No admission fee; the show goes on rain or shine. Free parking and shuttle service available, local not for profit agencies offer food and beverages for sale. Many area restaurants and taverns are within walking distance. The local Farmers Market sets up on Saturday morning with a big selection of local fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and Amish favorites.

Saturday, July 26 - Sunday, July 27
10am-5pm: Spencerport Canal Days. Village of Spencerport, Route 259. 33rd Annual Arts & Crafts show, rides, food vendors, live music/entertainment, more! Family oriented. New in 2014: Wine Tasting. Shuttle service available. Arts & Crafts vendors needed!

Thursday, July 31
4-7:30pm: The "Larkin Market". 754 Seneca, Buffalo 14210. The Larkin Market is an outdoor summer market that pairs a diverse mix of vendors with a focus on offering locally made products, and engaging people and small businesses within the community. Our vendors offer products unique to the market scene of Buffalo, and vary from vintage dealers, arts, artisans, services, fresh and prepared food and beverage, and community organizations. Our goal is to provide a unique and fun shopping experience to the Buffalo community. Whether stopping by on the way home from work or meeting up with friends, the Larkin Market will be the only destination urban market where you can enjoy a glass of wine, pick up some groceries, find some treasures, and be entertained, all in a fun, safe place.

Saturday, August 2 & 9

Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

August 8-10
Juried Fine Crafts Show. Bestor Plaza - Chautauqua Institution. This intimate Craft Show features the work of award winning artists from across the U.S., in the beautiful setting around Bestor Plaza. Contemporary fine crafts media are fully represented with unique objects in a wide range of prices. Hours of operation: Friday & Saturday, 10:30am-5:30pm. Sunday, 12-5:30pm. Free admission on Sunday. Parking available across from the Institution; modest fee charged.

Saturday, August 9

12-4pm: Second Saturday at the Foundry. The Foundry, 298 Northampton Street, Buffalo 14208. Come buy presents or shop for yourself, enjoy good food and live music, support LOCAL artists and artisans! Once every month (2nd Saturday). Fresh Produce from local farms, Food & Refreshments, Arts & Crafts made by local artists and artisans, Live Music.

Saturday, August 16
11am-4pm: August Fest. Main St. Newfane. Family entertainment, craft and food vendors, chicken bbq, ice cream, flea market and much more. 11am: Interactive Parade - Watch the parade come down our Main Street. After the parade we will have the floats, fire trucks and old tractors parked for the kids to come and look at up close. The horses and wagon that are in the parade will give free rides for all through the village from 12-2pm.

Saturday, September 6
Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rdSaturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

Saturday, September 20
Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rdSaturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

September 20-21
52nd Annual Quaker Arts Festival. Orchard Park Middle School campus, West Quaker Street (Route 20A) at South Lincoln Avenue. The Quaker Arts Festival is the largest outdoor suburban arts and crafts festival in the Southtowns with over 250 exhibitors, attracting approximately 50,000-75,000 people to support various talented Artisans. Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm.

Saturday, September 27-Sunday, September 28
10am-5pm: Harvest Festival and Craft Show. Center Street, Lewiston 14092. More than 100 of NY's finest craft artists are featured in this annual outdoor festival with continuous entertainment throughout the weekend. Wine and culinary delights are added attractions that keep craft lovers coming back year after year. The Lewiston Jazz Festival is located on Center Street between 4th & 6th Streets. For more information visit www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com or call (716) 754-9500.

Saturday, October 4

Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

October 4 & 5
34th Annual Hilton Apple Festival/Arts & Crafts Show, Hilton, NY. The Apple Fest has approximately 200 craft booths and 24 food booths. No admission, entertainment or parking fees. Food & non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased at reasonable prices. Sat. (10am-5pm) & Sun. (10am-4:30pm).


Saturday, October 18

Saturday Artisan Market. Canalside destination in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from the First Niagara Center. An all locally handmade artisan market where the maker is the seller. There will be music and entertainment and a different food truck for each date! Season opener: May 17, 2014 and then every 1st and 3rdSaturday of each month, June-October, 10am-5pm. Market dates: June 7, 21; July 5, 19; August 2, 9; September 6, 20; October 4, 18. Last year, more than 60 vendors offered a wide range of goods including glass, pottery, fiber arts, stationery, woodcrafts, purses, soaps, jewelry, toys, candles, and more. Note: SAM will only be cancelled if ALL of the programming at Canalside is cancelled that day due to extreme weather conditions, or other extenuating circumstances.

12-6pm: Autumnfest. Faith Lutheran Church, 2730 Transit Rd., Newfane. Outdoor Vendor/Craft/Harvest Fair, Chinese Auction: Presented by CCNW of Newfane (778-8488).

November 1 & 2
10am-4pm: Craft Show. St. Christopher School, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda 14150. This craft show to benefit St. Christopher School will feature local artists and crafters with handmade items for sale. A great shopping experience! Come and find a unique gift or something special for yourself. Food available. $2 admission. Sat., Nov. 1 (10am-4pm) & Sunday., Nov. 2 (12-6pm). For information or to register a crafter's table email SaintChristopherCraftShow@outlook.com or call 716-693-5604.

Thursday, November 6-Sunday, November 9

Christmas in the Country. Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg 14075. WNY's International Artisan Marketplace. This show draws almost 60,000 visitors over 4 days. This event has grown from a modest quilt show to a marketplace of over 400 artisans from across the country and around the globe. FREE PARKING! Thurs. & Fri. (10am-9pm), Sat. (9am-6pm) & Sun. (10am-5pm).

Saturday, November 15-Sunday, November 16
Christmas in the Country – ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA. Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, PA. Can't make it to Christmas in the Country at the Hamburg Fairgrounds? Why not take a day trip - to Christmas in the Country in Erie, PA! After its 2010 debut, this event has grown dramatically, welcoming over 150 artisans and artists from across the country last year. They'll be displaying and selling their unique handcrafted creations. Tickets: $6 at the door. Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-5pm.

Sunday, November 16
9:30am-4pm: St. Andrew's Country Day School, 1545 Sheridan Drive, Kenmore 14217. About 100 crafters and vendors. $2 admission. Food and beverages sold.

Saturday, November 8

10am-4pm: Ledgeview Elementary School's Annual Craft show. LOCATION HAS CHANGED THIS YEAR!!!! Clarence Middle School, 10150 Greiner Rd, Clarence 14031. We will have over 120 crafters/vendors. Foos, snacks, drinks. 50/50 and over 100 raffle baskets. Stop by and support our school!

Sunday, November 23
11am-4pm: 6th Annual Super Sunday - Olcott Ladies Aux. Vendor Fair. Olcott Fire Hall, 1692 Lockport-Olcott Rd. Vendors & basket raffle. 716-213-8531

Saturday, December 6 - Sunday, December 7
19th Annual Yuletide in the Country. Event Center on the Fairgrounds, Hamburg 14075. Buy locally and with meaning, and find those unique handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list! Last year's event featured over 150 artists and artisans and highlights those from the WNY area. From spa quality bath products to hand poured aromatic candles; holiday décor to trendsetting jewelry; hand-blown glass sculpture to gourmet foods; elegant florals to pet gifts; handcrafted furniture to original wall art, Yuletide in the Country offers a remarkable cross-section of gift ideas. Holiday gift buying may be the biggest reason to attend, but it's certainly not the only one. Attendees can enjoy live holiday music and get great holiday cooking and decorating ideas during artisan demonstrations throughout the day. Local charities will also be on hand raising money for their worthy causes. Tickets available at the door and are $5 per person with children under 12 free. Hours: Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm.

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