Craft Vendors Sought for Holiday Artisan Market

Brookside Museum is seeking craft vendors for its Juried Artisans Market, to be held at the Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum (SCHS) from Nov. 25 – Dec. 23 .The Artisans Market is in its 17th year and features only hand made-hand crafted products created by the vendor. The market is open to the entire capital district and is heavily attended by people in Saratoga County. The museum utilizes social , posters, email blasts, press releases and media announcements, our newsletter and website to promote this eagerly anticipated event.

“I know so many people who wait for the market opening to do their holiday shopping. It’s the perfect place to find distinctive and one-of- a-kind gifts. It’s wonderful opportunity for crafters of all kinds”, remarked Gayle King, Museum Director.

The Artisans Market is staffed by museum employees and the museum handles all sales tax. The event is a museum fundraiser which pays vendors 60% of the sale price of their items. Booth fees are $30 for a 4’x4’ area and $45 for a 4’x6’ area. A limited number of booths with electricity are available for an additional $10 per booth. Vendors must provide a typed (preferably digital) inventory list.

Vendors are responsible for their booth set up; tables and shelving will not be provided by SCHS.

SCHS at Brookside Museum is located at 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa and is open to the public during museum hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday; 11a.m – 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 12 noon – 4 p.m. on Sundays.

Interested vendors should contact Beth Silvestri via email at: [email protected] or via regular postal mail delivery at Brookside Museum, Attn: Beth Silvestri, 6 Charlton St.,Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

To learn more about SCHS, visit them on the web http://www.brooksidemuseum.org/

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