More than 250 of the nation’s most accomplished craftspeople will display and sell their handmade works at the 13th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Chantilly, Friday, January 28 through Sunday, January 30, 2011. The jury-selected artists will present thousands of unique, one-of-a-kind crafts and keepsakes, including functional and decorative pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, furniture, home accessories, and photography.

The spring 2011 Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Chantilly will feature:

– “The Written Word,” the show’s theme, highlighting art using words and letters

– Gourmet foods and seasonal favorites including old fashioned candies and chocolates, hearty soups, artisan breads, cider and cocoa drink mixes, jams and syrups from more than a dozen specialty foods purveyors will be available to sample and purchase.

– Live demonstrations of iron forging, woodcarving, wheel-thrown pottery, and copper spinning by Sugarloaf’s master craftspeople will give craft lovers a look at how they create their work.

A wide range of family entertainment is part of the eclectic festival experience, including interactive dress-up theater with Middle Earth Studios, and live contemporary and classic music.

Date: January 28, 2011 – January 30, 2011

Time: F: 10am – 6pm, S: 10am – 6pm, Su: 10am – 5pm

Location: Dulles Expo Center

Ticket/Pricing Information:Adults $7 online; $9 at the door
Children under 12 free

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