This weekend you will have access to some of the top artists and artisan crafts in the Hudson Valley. This Saturday and Sunday is the 28th Annual Craft Art and Design Fair at Unison Arts Center. The fair is being held at Unison Arts Center just outside the Village of New Paltz. Put 68 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz in the GPS and head out either Saturday or Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm for some of the best holiday gifts money can buy.

Unison Arts Center has invited twenty four master craftspeople and artists to display everything from pottery to jewelry, fiber to woodwork even herbal products. There will be baskets, paintings and other handmade crafts. No need to hassle with the crowded mall when you can shop local with local craft people. Art and Artisan craft make a thoughtful gift that can give joy long after it has been given as a gift.

Unison Arts Center is a non-profit organization so there is a small fee to enjoy this intimate shopping experience. Adults are $4, Adult members are $3 and children 12 years old and younger are admitted free of charge. Call for more information 845 - 255 -1599

Here is the list of vendors who are expected this weekend. (List was obtained from the Unison Arts Center website.)

Herbal Products by Kate’s Herbals
Jewelry by Capobianco Designs
Wreaths & Flowers by Elissa
Sherri’s Heirloom Soaps
Books by Sirena Writing Center
Pottery by Stephen Fabrico Designs
Paintings  by Stacie Flint
Felt Wearables by Naturally Felt
Copper Boxes by Grace Gunning
Enamel Jewelry by Helen Hosking Art
Laura Kellar Pottery
Jams & Pickles Grey Mouse Farm
Jewelry by Hot Rocks Design
Pottery by Annie O’Neill Painted Clay
Enamel & Wood Jewelry by Enamelista
Norwegian Woodworks
Plush & Paintings Vagbond Artistry
Anne Pike-Tay Puppets
Amity Jewelry
Books & Paintings by Joe Reilly
Sally Rothchild Pottery
Knitwear by Holy Cowl
Knitwear by House of Bee Design
Mary Ann Williams Baskets