August 21, 2019

Old Saybrook 48th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival

Old Saybrook, CT— The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is honored to host the 48th Annual Liberty Bank- Old Saybrook Arts and Crafts Festival, July 23 and 24, 2011.

The festival has grown over the years to include many accomplished artisans in the fields of pottery, painting, wood, glass, and jewelry making.  The two-day event, sponsored by Liberty Bank, Estuary Council of Seniors and Penny Lane Pub, will be held on the beautiful Old Saybrook Town Green on Main Street from 10am-5pm, Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday.  Admission is free.  A variety of food and beverages, provided by local civic organizations, will appeal to all ages and tastes.

Over 20,000 visitors attend this annual festival to peruse and partake of the wares brought by over one hundred and forty fine artisans & crafters.  As an added plus, local music organizations will be offering entertainment throughout the two days.  Healthy Communities•Healthy Youth and Youth and Family Services are sponsoring a youth art booth.  Artists ages 7 to 18 will be able to display their art, help “man” the booth, and have the opportunity to talk with the public and other artists about their work.  Young artists from Old Saybrook who are interested in participating in the Youth Booth this year should contact Linda McCall at Youth and Family Services, 860-395-3190 by Friday, July 8, 2011.

Proceeds benefit the multiple programs offered by the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce which include college scholarships, business educational breakfast series, after-hours business connection and networking functions, and keynote luncheons with local Connecticut personalities and state dignitaries.

Last year's 'Best in Show - Art' winner - Tung Lee, from Brooklyn, NY. Also pictured: Gina Calabro, Chairman, OS Arts & Crafts Festival and Judy Sullivan, Executive Director, OS Chamber of Commerce.

Please visit us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter for festival details.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Old-Saybrook-Arts-Crafts-Festival/194286070614733
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/pub/OSCC-Arts-Crafts-Festival/36/a1/560
Twitter:  http://twitter.com/OldSaybrookACF

About the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce:

The Chamber is a non-profit member organization dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality and quality of life in the greater Old Saybrook area, including the towns commonly known as the Connecticut River Estuary Region – Westbrook, Essex, Clinton, Deep River, Chester, Killingworth, Lyme and Old Lyme.  Through a core of volunteers and a professional staff, the Chamber provides leadership, support, and networking within the business community.  The Chamber hosts community events and serves as a catalyst to promote tourism, to support educational outreach and to act as an information source.

For additional information, please contact:
Judy Sullivan
Executive Director
Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce
860-388-3266
judy@oldsaybrookchamber.com
www.oldsaybrookchamberofcommerce.com

Gina Calabro
Chairman, OS Arts & Crafts Festival
203-498-3041
ginacalabro@yahoo.com

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