WELCOME TO THE 9th AMERICAN CRAFT WEEK – October 5-14!
Buy Handmade! Your support for local crafts and crafters is important and vital for the survival of the craft industry. Crafters can’t thrive without you!
When you purchase handmade items made in the USA, the dollars you spend stay here, and is spent and invested here! Craft expresses the traditions of our communities, our history, and our way of life. Craft attracts tourists.
For the last 30 days, craft enthusiasts have been visiting the American Craft Week website and voting their favorite place to experience the vibrant craft scene. Here are the top 10 places: Asheville, NC; Berea, KY; Blue Ridge, GA; Brattleboro. VT; Cumberland Valley, PA; Gatlinburg, TN; Gloucester, MA; Minearl Point, WI; St. Petersburg, FL; and Waterford, VA.
American Craft Week began as a grassroots effort in 2010 with a small number of craft artists, galleries and events. Our goal continues to be get craft and craft artists noticed and recognized in the nationsl spotlight. Craft makes our towns and communities exciting and vibrant. The ninth American Craft Week celebration is October 5-14, 2018.