ST. PETE BEACH - The 21st annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival is Saturday and Sunday, June 7-8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Corey Avenue and Gulf Boulevard in downtown St. Pete Beach. Admission is free.
The Corey Avenue Merchants Association, responsible for many community programs, will once again host the annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival produced by American Craft Endeavors. This high-end event transforms Corey Avenue into an outdoor craft gallery featuring quality affordable crafts handmade in America.
A full spectrum of craft art media will be on display and for sale including folk art, pottery, handmade jewelry, paintings, personalized gift items, scented soaps and body products with prices range from as little as $3 to $3,000. A Green Market will offer exotic live plants and gourmet items.
Festivals produced by American Craft Endeavors bring together an eclectic mix of the nationís most talented crafters. These two-day art events have become annual traditions and are highly anticipated in their respective cities. Each venue is transformed into a first-class outdoor craft gallery. The crafters are juried by independent panels of expert judges and hand-selected from hundreds of applicants based on quality and diversity. All of their work is original and handmade in America.
All crafters will be on-site for the entire duration of the shows allowing the public to meet and talk with them personally, asking questions about their art and inspirations. The craft shows feature a full spectrum of craft art mediums including folk art, pottery, handmade jewelry and paintings, to personalized gifts, handmade clothing, scented soaps and body products. For information, visit www.artfestival.com.