Arts & crafts fair at Hemet West

Fall is the time for crafts and handmade projects in Hemet

Photos by Arlene Lehtone
Fall is the ideal time for craft fairs, and Hemet West will have spectacular colors and a variety of handcrafted objects of everything imaginable.

■ By Arlene Lehtone / Contributed

Come on out to the Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire on Friday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hemet West, 5001 West Florida Avenue in Hemet.
Get your early holiday shopping done, with fantastic and beautiful handcrafted items, made by the Hemet West artisans and out-of-park crafters. Fall is the ideal time for craft fairs, and Hemet West will have spectacular colors and a variety of handcrafted objects of everything imaginable.
The attractively decorated tables will present the extraordinary talents of many artists with their extremely lovely handmade one-of-a-kind gifts, jewelry, original gourds, table runners, holiday décor, aprons, afghans, quilts, original cards, leather wallets, men’s belts, oil paintings, shell art, dolls, tole (lacquered and enameled metal-ware used in the 1700’s, imitated today in trays, etc.), miscellaneous paintings, original cookbooks, jams, breads, and much more.
Covering 46 tables, all the merchandise is handcrafted, with beautiful displays of a variety of distinctive high-quality items of unique arts and crafts. This free event, that is open to the public, will showcase the handmade work and wares of independent craftspeople, artists, and designers.
Coffee and doughnuts, along with hot dogs, chili-dogs, chips, nachos, and sodas will be on sale, and you can also have your lunch outdoors by one of our lakes.
For further information, contact our very own ever-efficient Sylvia Delgado at (951) 260-3267. In charge of this worthy event are Sylvia and her capable volunteers.

Last year’s crafts faire showcased a variety of artistry and handmade work.
The handmade dolls last year were one of the many attractions at the fair.

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