BATH, OHIO — The 3rd Annual Hale Farm & Village Made in Ohio Craft Festival on Saturday, September 1, 2012, offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with more than 80 Ohio craft and food exhibitors and live entertainment, all mingled with Northeast Ohio history in this serene Cuyahoga Valley outdoor living history museum. The reduced adult admission fee for the day – only $5 – includes all that the museum has to offer, such as tours of historic homes, craft and trade demonstrations; hearth and woodstove cooking, livestock demonstrations, gardens, and more.
In addition to Ohio-made arts & crafts, the festival will feature area restaurants and produce vendors. “The Made in Ohio Festival is a great opportunity to showcase the talents of Ohio artists and shop locally produced items and produce,” said event founder and coordinator Renee Flynn. “The venue of Hale Farm & Village is a bonus. Guests will be able to soak in Western Reserve history while shopping for area-made goods and foods.”
Hale Farm & Village is a valuable educational resource for Northeast Ohio, serving as a laboratory for discovery and preservation of traditional craft technologies and featuring artisans creating quality reproductions and signature pieces reflecting the past. Made in Ohio celebrates and enhances this longstanding artisan tradition.
The event runs from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm on Saturday, September 1. Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate. For more information on Hale Farm & Village visit www.halefarm.org.
Hale Farm & Village, a museum of Western Reserve Historical Society, is Northeast Ohio’s premier outdoor living history museum depicting daily life for mid-19th century residents of the Western Reserve. Located in the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley in Bath Township, Hale Farm & Village features dozens of historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens, hearth cooking and early American craft and trade demonstrations, bringing history to life for visitors of all ages.
Founded in 1867, Western Reserve Historical Society is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit regional historical societies in the nation. WRHS inspires people to discover the American experience by exploring the tangible history of Northeast Ohio.
Kelly Falcone, Vice President
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