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November 23-25, 2012 Gift Fair @ Albany Institute of History and Art


November 23-25, 2012 Gift Fair
I will have a table at the Gift Fair for all three days, along with my mother who will be joining me for three of the days selling her homemade jam, jellies, watermelon rind pickles and relish. We will be on the third floor of the museum sharing a table. There are elevators in the building to help you get to the third floor.


Please stop by and visit the artists who are participating in the Gift Fair.

Gift Fair @ Albany Institute of History & Art
Location of Museum
125 Washington Avenue
Albany NY 12210
www.albanyinstitute.org/


Here is what I copied and pasted from the Museum website of what is going on that weekend:Don't miss the Albany Institute's Holiday Gift Fair Thanksgiving Weekend. Half price admission includes both the galleries and the gift fair! There will be something for everyone and every age at the extensive fair which will feature arts, crafts, music, food, and fun on all three floors of the museum. More than forty-five vendors will be participating in the three day event showcasing beautiful and distinctive gifts by local jewelers craftspeople, and artists. Highlights include music by Molly Durnin, winner of the Albany area EXIT Factor competition; holiday cafe by Slidin' Dirty, Gourmet Food on the Go; ice cream treats by Lark Street Ben and Jerry's; cheese tastings with Palatine Valley Cheese; weaving demonstrations by Mountain Weaver Mary Ann Hoffay; Chinese brushstroke painting demonstrations by Zhong-hua Lu; "Art For All" art making with museum educators, and gallery tours of the American Impressions exhibition. HALF PRICE ADMISSION includes galleries and gift fair: Adults $5, Students & Seniors $4, Children $3 Under 6 FREE AIHA members FREE

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