By Hand Festival is this weekend!

Nov 17, 2017 @ 08:05

The By Hand Festival is an opportunity for crafters to showcase their talent.  Many local favourites will be back again this year as well as several new ones.  There will be 25 exhibitors to tempt you with their wares.  You will find sewing, preserves, pottery, knitting, crocheting, scrollwork, woodwork, signs, baking, books, painting, carvings, and this is just a smattering of items.  You won’t want to miss the By Hand Festival this year.

We are open to the public on Friday evening November 17th from 6 – 9 p.m.  We are also open on Saturday, November 18th from 10 am to 3:00 p.m.

Here is a listing of exhibitors, hopefully I don’t miss anyone:


Maria Reid – placemats, wall hangings

Judy Page – baked goods

Allyson Fortin –

Sam Dawyd – wood working

Ron Hale – pottery

Frank McRae – marquetry

Tammy Asselin

Pete Burgoyne – ‘repurposed wood’ working

June Champagne

Tracy Blackmore – baking, knitted pet clothing

Kurin Riopel

Sue Baumgart

Kaireen Morrison

Charlee Simon – knitting

George Karasek – fur goods, beets and salsa

Louise Alexander

Rachel Presse

Christine Menard

Linda Peterson –

Barb Leschishn

Bette Broomhead

Jill Beland

Susan Blatenszky

Natasha Frank

Debbie MacDonnell

Jeanne Derosario

Superior Children’s Centre

Lady Dunn Hospital



In the lobby you will have the opportunity to purchase pepperettes from the Wawa Figure Skating Club; cookbooks from the Women’ Curling Club; and nuts from the Rotary Club.


Come on out to the By Hand Festival.  You are sure to find something to your liking or just the right gift for that someone special.


Admission is by silver collection.

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