BOILING SPRINGS, PA (April 23, 2009) -- The historic village of Boiling Springs, PA will be the scene Saturday, June 6, 2009, of the 23rd Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival. The juried arts & crafts festival is held the first Saturday of June each year in this quaint Cumberland Valley site by the Appalachian Trail.
The juried festival will feature the original works of 100 fine artists and craftsmen of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen as well as professional artists and craftsmen from throughout the country.
The event, running from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, rain or shine, takes over the streets surrounding the picturesque Children's Lake, spanning from the Memorial Clock Tower to the walking bridge. Admission is free. Free shuttles will be available from the Boiling Springs High School to the festival site. Handicapped parking is available.
The outstanding art and fine crafts will include fine art, pottery, furniture, fiber, jewelry, wheat weaving, handmade brooms, decorative painting, leather, enameling, woodworking, glass, doll sculpture, photography, and ironware. Included will be a booth featuring the work of the late Doris Fowler, well known local artist who passed away from cancer. All sale proceeds will be donated by her husband, Dean Fowler, and family to the American Cancer Society.
Entertainment will be ongoing during the festival including activities for children. A variety menu of food and drink will be available by local organizations and commercial vendors.
The festival is sponsored by the Foundry Day Committee, Inc., in cooperation with Boiling Springs Civic Association and the Yellow Breeches Chapter, Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen. For information go to www.ybcrafts.org or firstname.lastname@example.org .