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! 

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 – Watercolor Paintings & Prints

Harold Bosco – Gold & Silver Hand-wrought Jewelry

Ed Branson – Hand-blown Glass

Dvora Cohen – Hand-woven Clothing

Walter Cudnohufsky – Watercolor Paintings

Lynette Desmarais – Beaded Jewelry & Gifts

Timothy Durrin – Wampum Weavings

Dawn Fessenden – Stoneware Pottery

Hermie Feyanna – Upcycled Clothing

Heather Gray – Paintings, Hand-woven Goods

Megan Hart – Porcelain & Stoneware Pottery

Marian Ives – Metal Ornaments, Weathervanes & Sculptur

B. Kasper & J. Eaton – Potholders, Table Runners

Tom Kuklinski – Woodwork

Katherine MacColl – Wool Handbags

Sue McFarland – Hand-woven & Felted Items

Kurt Meyer – Wooden Ornaments, Boxes & Sculpture

Tracy Ragan – Hand-made Soaps & Lotions

Jill Rierdan – Paper Works -Wall Hangings, Ornaments, Cards

Rebecca Rose – Jewelry

Laurel Thorndike – Watercolor Paintings & Illustrations

Heather Wynne – Hand-sewn Bags & Hats

Town Common Tent

Kory Behrens – Wooden Products

Debbie Carter – Upcycled Women’s Clothing

Heather Clark & Liz Smith – Jewelry

Chaldea Deyman – Watercolor Illustrations, Cards, Blocks

Steve Harrington – Tiles on New England Barn-wood

Isaac Jude – Pottery

Jennifer Lee – Bark Baskets

Emma Marsters – Polymer Clay Figures

Helen Miller – Silkscreened Cards, Handbound Books

Jesse Rasid – Hand Blown Glass

Kathy Sarvary – Cowbell Leather

Helene Uprichard – Wool Felt Toys & Accessories

Emmet Van Driesche – Wooden Utensils & Tree Farm

Emily Wilson – Hand Woven Items & Loom Demo.

Alan Young – Wooden Utensils

Town Common – Curtis Corner

Lauren Pacosa – Jewelry, Candles, Gift Items

Taproot Threads – Hand-printed Designed Apparel

Wetforest Woodturnings – Hand-turned Woodenware

Other Arts & Crafts Locations

Earring and necklace holders and small wood toys, Tom’s Earring Holders, next to Town Hall

Wood fired salt glazed wheel-thrown pottery, E.M. Smith Pottery, 395 Main St.

Oil and watercolor paintings, by The Sunday Painters: Betty Christenson, Kim Sebrey, Priscilla Phelps, Gambino’s Lawn

Hand-painted silk scarves and jewelry, Nina Lapchyk, Gambino’s Lawn

Clothing & bags from recycled & hand-processed fabric; silver jewelry, Ethnic Threads, Dodson Building

Multiple crafters: jewelry, pottery, knitted items, Ashfield Community Hall

Ashfield Hardware hosts crafters in front of store and old time hardware inside