I am so excited that it’s finally Friday afternoon! Annnd to make it extra special, I have a huge announcement!
The wonderful people over at Stella Show Mngt. Co. have generously donated 2 EARLY BIRD WEEKEND PASSES to the upcoming Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, NY for my Recreated Designs readers! These passes are not only good for the entire weekend but will get you in to the Fair early on Friday and Saturday. How cool is that?! I love, love, love Country Living Magazine and am going to the Fair for the first time myself this year. It has been at the top of my “Places-to-go” list for quite sometime and I am soo excited to be able to finally take it all in! I can’t wait to share all about the adventure and the incredible vintage items that I am sure will make their way home with me 😉
The raffle is open to anyone in Canada or The United States and you have until May 30th to enter. If you are not able to attend, be sure to pass this along to someone who is going so they have a chance to go for free!
For more information about the Fair, you can check out all of the details below.
What a great way to kick off a long weekend!
COUNTRY LIVING FAIR RETURNS TO RHINEBECK JUNE 3-5
20,000 Expected for Annual Shopping, Cooking, and Crafting Fair at Dutchess County Fairgrounds
NEW YORK (April 6, 2016) – Country Living magazine announced today that the annual Country Living Fair will return to Rhinebeck, taking place on June 3-5, 2016, at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. The Fair is expected to draw more than 20,000 visitors from across the country.
The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have a chance to meet Country Living editors and their special guests; attend book signings and cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations; sample locally sourced, artisanal food; and shop the Country Living General Store.
“We’re thrilled to be back in Rhinebeck for the second stop of the Country Living Fair’s 2016 season,” said editor-in-chief Rachel Hardage Barrett.
Featured vendors include: Beekman 1802 Mercantile (locally sourced food, beauty, and home decor), Findings@Summerhouse (beautiful upcycled jewelry), JBS Mercantile (unique crafting kits and vintage home and garden decor), Rockerbox Garlic (Hudson Valley, NY, handmade spices), Selina Vaughan Studios (vintage seed sack handbags and assemblage jewelry), South Porch Antiques (antique and vintage designs), and Stash Style (clothing made from vintage fabrics and hand-screened housewares).
There will be a number of special guests at the Rhinebeck Fair, including:
Nancy Fuller, TV personality & author of Farmhouse Rules
Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys”
Cara Mangini, author & one of the first official “vegetable butchers” at Eataly in NYC
Mary Randolph Carter, Country Living Contributing Editor
Melissa Caughey, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor
Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor
Matthew Mead, style expert & author of FINISH
The 2016 Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck is sponsored by Go RVing, Jelly Belly©, and Wagner, and is produced by Stella Show Management Company. For tickets and additional information, including a list of vendors and discounted hotel rates, contact Stella Show Management Co. at 1-866-500-FAIR or stellashows.com. For additional details, visit countryliving.com/fair.
Attendees will be able to engage with Country Living at the Fairs by using the hashtag #CLFair and share their favorite finds using the hashtag #CLFairFinds.
One-day admission is $13 in advance and $16 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the door;
An Early Bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday;
Free admission for children ages 16 and under.
Hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; gates open for Early Bird ticketholders at 8:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday.
Location: Held rain or shine outdoors, in barns, and under tents, the Fair takes place at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave. in Rhinebeck, NY. Parking is free and plentiful.
About Country Living
Country Living is a shelter-lifestyle magazine focusing on a variety of topics including decorating, antiques, cooking, travel, remodeling, and gardening. In addition to its U.S. flagship, Country Living publishes a United Kingdom edition. Country Living is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies with interests in magazines, newspapers, digital media, business media, and television. Hearst Magazines is a unit of Hearst, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies. With 21 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation (AAM 2H 2014), reaching 78 million readers (Spring 2015 MRI gfk) and 54 million site visitors each month (comScore). Follow Country Living on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.