Exhibits and Food

At the Ashfield Fall Festival you’ll find exhibitors of handmade crafts, including: jewelers, woodworkers, glass blowers, potters, yarn and fabric artists, basket makers, instrument makers, furniture makers, painters and more. Ashfield food vendors offer seasonal favorites such as home-made fresh pumpkin donuts, applesauce sundaes, and apple pie. Local maple products are featured in offerings such as fried dough with maple cream and maple sno-cones. Heartier fare, including burgers, grinders, chili, and crawfish pasta are also available. Lots of vegetarian and kid-friendly options, too! 

Download the 2017 Arts and Crafts application here.

A sampling of what you’ll find at the festival includes work by area artists:

And here is the full list of artists featured this year:

Upper Town Hall

Pamela Adorno – Stoneware Pottery

Lois Barber – Prints & Watercolors

Harold Bosco – Gold & Silver Jewelry

Ed Branson – Hand Blown Glass

Walter Cudnohufsky – Watercolor Paintings

William Cudnohufsky – Wood & Tagua Vessels, Jewelry

Lynette Desmarais – Beaded Jewelry & Gifts

Stephen Earp – Redware Pottery

Roberta Evans – Yarns, Knitted & Felted Items

Dawn Fessenden – Stoneware Pottery

Pat Hayes – Hand-dyed Silk

Helen Hodges – Paintings, Prints, Cards

Marian Ives – Metal Ornaments & Sculpture

Barbara Kasper & J. Eaton – Aprons, Potholders, Quilts

Jeanne Lally – Gemstone Jewelry

Katherine MacColl – Handbags & Purses

Jerome Marcel – Glass

Nancy Marshall – Upcycled Clothing

Sue McFarland – Hand Woven & Felted Items

Kurt Meyer – Wooden Ornaments, Boxes & Earrings

Carol Michelfelder/Taproot Threads –Silk-Screened Apparel

Tracy Ragan – Soap & Lotions

Tony Restivo – Wood Boxes & Furniture

Jill Rierdan – Paper Jewelry, Ornaments, Cards


Town Common Tent

Debbie Carter – Upcycled Women’s Clothing

Heather Clark & Liz Smith – Jewelry

Chaldea Deyman – Watercolor Illustrations, Cards, Blocks

Marcus Fisher – Photography – England, Ireland, Scotland

Jennifer Lee – Bark Baskets

Helen Miller – Silkscreened Cards, Handbound Books

Ina Peebles – Fused Glass & Precious Metal Clay

Jesse Rasid – Hand Blown Glass

Rebecca Rose – Jewelry

Isaac Snell – Pottery

Helene Uprichard – Wool Felt Toys & Accessories

Jennifer Wildermuth – Cloth Baby Products & Costumes

Emily Wilson – Hand Woven Items & Loom Demo.

Alan Young – Wooden Kitchen Utensils


Town Common – Curtis Corner

Mary Lauren Fraser – Willow Baskets, Caskets, Urns

Richard Griffith – Wooden Items

Lauren Pacosa – Jewelry, Candles, Gift Items

Elisabeth Radysh – Toys