LIST OF ECO-FRIENDLY, HISTORICAL ARTISANS , in general order of counter-clockwise circuit around map (‘local’ denotes Carlisle village area, ** denotes specialty wedding items) :
Auburn Acres Farm, self-sufficient family with their home-breds and home-growns
Outside of Hall through “pedestrian gates” :
Pocket of Posies,** local floral designer, weddings a specialty
Yvonne Parsons Photography,** local photographer, taking your sepia’d shots in your costumes or ours… see her natural and historical photos on display also!
Quick and Dirty Scrapworks, blacksmith, also doing demos.
Nature Felted, old-fashioned felting methods inspired by Ontario’s wildlife, also doing demos
Earthworm Studio- eco-friendly upcycled handbags and grocery bags, made entirely from old suits and clothing
On A Branch Soaps, all-natural soap, balms, detergents
Stones of Time, fossil and bone sculptures with stories
Old on Gold, primitive tools, home-made preserves, gourd art and tin-can lanterns
IZ Felt, felted slippers any pioneer would be proud to wear!
Christina’s Gift Shoppe, fine art on raw-edged wood, etc.
MOUNTSBERG COMMUNITY Lemonade Stand
Jazzy Collective, chunky-knit clothing and accessories, also doing demos.
HandSigNow, local, bright woodworks from reclaimed wood incl. birdhouses, furniture, etc.
Remembrances, pottery and earthenwares, also doing demos.
Rustic Revivals,** local, salvage and folk art, custom weddings (see also across, at hall: Juliet’s Quill and Rural Revivals)
Lace Amour,** old-fashioned art of tatting, also doing demos.
Ruby Jade Studio**, linen and burlap cushions and cards, French Country and shabby chic styles
Triptastic Treasures incl: Shaktidancer**, steampunk and festival costuming/clothing and Ray’s Rootworks,all-natural musical instruments
Simply Chic Treasures, shabby chic cottage/farm furniture and home decor, also antique accessories
Create and Be, felted clothing from home-bred sheep
Ragged Revival, crocheted rag rugs, coasters, and baskets
Sinclair Woodworks, local, scrimshaw artist on antler, & wood
At the Keep, fresh produce
Metis Caravan, a real tee-pee! native artworks and jewelry
The Busy Whisk, local, baker with old-fashioned recipes for scones, muffins, etc. and hot lunches
The Joyful Spinster, local, demonstrator of spinning and weaving
Trinity Artists, local, canvas and watercolour painter, also beeswax candles, lavender and rose water and wreaths
MiniMade, quilter and seamstress
L’immaginaria, lino-cut and scratchboard artworks, old-fashioned techniques of printing also being demonstrated
PLUS: INSIDE displays incl. Olde Apothecary & Mercantile (with candy to purchase), and Thinking Ahead – ideas for Christmas from our artisans
BUSKERS – PLEASE BE GENEROUS TO OUR ENTERTAINERS- what you give them constitutes their earnings for the weekend!
Sat. only: the Shade Valley Citizens’ Band
Sun. only: Onion Honey
try your hand at playing the spoons and blowin’ in the jug along with them!
Strolling Magician: Sebastien Sheldon
Village Green Pioneer Games-master: Nicholas Sheldon
OTHER PARTICIPANTS TO THANK:
Katherine Kociolek, volunteer
Judi Partridge, Flamborough Councillor, opening show at 10 a.m. Aug. 23,