Shoppers browse at the Wade House's annual Arts and Crafts Fair. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25.
A variety of artisans and craftspeople from Wisconsin and across the Midwest will display and sell their wares at the Wade House's 53rd Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 100 of the regions' best artists and craftsmen will exhibit at this lively family event on the tree-lined grounds of the Wade House Historic Site. The exhibitors employ a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, printmaking, jewelry, fiber art, glass, wood, leather, metal and photography.
This outdoor celebration of the arts also features good food with fare ranging from cream puffs to frozen yogurt to brats, burgers and gourmet fries. Rides on a reproduction stagecoach will also be offered at a modest fee. Proceeds from this event help support the educational, historic programming at the site.
The Arts and Crafts Fair will take place at the Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush, WI. Free parking is available off Center St. in Greenbush. Special admission of $3.50 per adult includes entrance to the Fair and entire site. Children ages 17 and under are FREE. Admission includes a horse-drawn vehicle ride from the historic area to the new Wade House Visitor Center and Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum, a guided tour of the stately, 27-room stagecoach hotel, a trip to the Herrling Sawmill to see and feel the rumble of an up-and-down, water-powered saw, a journey to the blacksmith's shop as well as entrance to the Arts and Crafts Fair.
Wade House Historic Site is one of 12 historic sites and museums owned and operated by the Wisconsin Historical Society.
For more information, call 526-3271; or visit www.wadehouse.org