26th Annual Solidarity Craft Fair
This Year marks the 26th year of the Solidarity Craft Fair which will be held on December 14th, 2019, from 9 am – 4 pm at our two Main Street Venues in downtown Montpelier: the Bethany Church, 115 Main St and diagonally across the street at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, at 130 Main Street. The Fair will be held in Bethany Church’s spacious Fellowship Hall (downstairs) and in the Unitarian Church Vestry. Both locations are wheel-chair accessible, via Bethany Church’s Main. St. elevator and the Unitarian Church’s School Street entrance ramp. The fair is always held on the second Saturday in December.
At the two venues, you’ll find 47 vendors of locally hand-crafted gifts and internationally-made, fairly-traded goods, a HUGE silent auction with donations from central Vermont merchants and beyond, homemade lunch and desserts and coffee with a seating area. Vendors pay Planting Hope a space rental fee, but keep all of their profits. All other proceeds benefit Planting Hope’s projects in Nicaragua and Vermont.
Check back soon for a list of all our vendors at both venues!
Click here to use our online vendor sign up tool. Please note that as of Nov. 20th, both venues are now full.
Due to its popularity and overflow of great items, our Silent Auction will be held at both venues. Each craft vendor makes a donation to the auction and we also solicit donations for gift certificates from local stores and restaurants, wares and hand-made crafts and other donated treasures. The auction will open at 9 am at the Unitarian Church Fireplace and Pre-School Rooms and Bethany Church’s Fellowship Hall (in the basement) and will end promptly at 2pm. If you would like to donate an item to our silent auction, please write to Beth@plantinghope.org Check back soon for a sneak preview of our Silent Auction!
The Solidarity Fair’s Silent Auction is one of Planting Hope’s major end-of-the-year fundraisers. If you have a special something that you’d be willing to donate to the Silent Auction, please: Contact us. Items may be dropped off on the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 13th, or before 9am on the morning of the fair, Saturday, Dec. 14th, at either venue.
For more information contact 802-778-0344 or email: email@example.com