100-plus antique dealers and juried artists on hand
MILTON, GA., Sept. 30, 2010 - The Crossroads at Crabapple Antiques and Art Festival, featuring more than 100 antique dealers and juried artists from six states, will again enliven quiet Crabapple this Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A tradition since 1969, this one-day-only, rain-or-shine, outdoor festival features thousands of antiques and unique pieces of art in all mediums. Parking and admission are free.
For directions to the festival (held at 750 Mayfield Road, Milton, GA 30004) go to www.crossroadsatcrabapplefestival.com or www.cityofmiltonga.us or call 770-448-3860. You may also click here.
"We get quite a crowd, so shoppers please come early for the best buys," said festival organizer Sally Rich-Kolb. "We have thousands of antiques, from 19th century American Country, to primitives, to shabby chic, to old and new pottery and quilts."
Artists will be on hand selling jewelry, birdhouses, watercolor and oil paintings, photography and hand-blown ornaments, said Rich-Kolb.
"There is just too much to list, so you must come and see for yourself," she said.
Included in the festival are roaming musicians, food, a trolley to free parking areas and children's activities provided by the Goddard School from 2 to 4 p.m. A number of non-profit organizations also take part, including the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the USA. Please note: The City of Milton is a presenting sponsor of this event. It is not a city-run special event.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
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Was this a success this year?
Remember in years past, the event at Crabapple was something to look forward to and enjoy. Everyone had a wonderful time.
Yes it was.
Not from what I have been told. Nothing like the Crabapple Antique Fair years ago and the area was not nearly as populated.
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