Okemo Readies to Host the 1st Annual Okemo Art and Craft Festival July 22-24

By AlpineZone News |
Jun 21 2005 - 03:02 PM

LUDLOW, Vermont ??” In just a few short weeks, Okemo’s Jackson Gore base area will be adorned with elegant Camelot-style tents filled with handcrafted works of art, crafts and music during the 1st Annual Okemo Art and Craft Festival held on July 22-24, 2005.

This signature celebration of the arts will feature over 100 talented artists and craftsmen who were previously selected for the high quality of their products. The unique and large selection of fine, handcrafted work will include handcrafted pottery, hand blown glass, one of a kind jewelry, colorful hand-woven scarves, striking photography, original drawings, paintings, sculpture, and home furnishings from Ludlow’s Clear Lake Furniture.

This top-rated festival is a wonderful place to spend the day with the entire family. Visitors can stroll through the majestic tents, filled with collectibles, sample traditional country fare, and Okemo’s gracious hospitality, and be entertained with a wonderful blend of music. Special performances will be scheduled throughout the event. Okemo’s culinary staff will introduce a selection of country fare including fowl, Vermont products and cheese, with an emphasis on locally grown and organic products.

The Okemo Art and Craft Festival provides the perfect setting for a Vermont getaway. The new Jackson Gore Inn is beautiful, classic, and luxurious and has a full range of fully-furnished accommodations ranging from standard Inn rooms to 3-bedroom penthouse suites. Inn guests have full access to a state-of-the-art fitness facility, large heated indoor-outdoor pool, inside and outside hot tubs, children’s pool, sauna, steam room, locker/shower rooms, and massage rooms. For more information about the Jackson Gore Inn or to make a reservation, please contact the Okemo Mountain Lodging Service at 1-800-78-OKEMO (786-5366).

For more information on the 1st Annual Okemo Art and Craft Festival, visit www.craftproducers.com or call 802-425-3399.

Okemo Art and Craft Festival Fast Facts:
Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24, 2005.
Open from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm daily.
Daily admission is $6 for adults and $2 for children between the ages of 13-17.
Children 12 and under are free.