Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School Yuletide Fair
Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm
Join us for our 41st annual Yuletide Fair on Saturday, December 2, 2017, as we celebrate the holiday season!
The school assembly hall will be transformed into a winter wonderland with dozens of original gingerbread creations on display. Children and adults are invited to enter this year’s Gingerbread Contest, a perennial favorite of the fair. Friends, families, and neighbors will have an opportunity to bid on their favorite entries at the Gingerbread Auction – take home an original work of gingerbread art and support Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School! Interested in participating? Download the contest directions, entry form, and early bidding sheet.
Enjoy activities for children, visit the Community Craft Room for handcrafted items and the Hand to Hand Room for gently worn wool clothing and wooden toys, and stop for a tasty treat in the Cozy Café.
Dozens of artisan vendors will fill the school’s classrooms with beautiful handcrafted items ~ you’re sure to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list! If you would like to sign up to be a vendor, please use the forms below.New Vendor Application Returning Vendor Application
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Puppet Show, Kindergarten Morningstar Classroom @ 11 am, Noon, 1 pm, 2 pm
When a young girl must seek the bitter root of the Hawthorn to help her ailing mother, she discovers a warming fire where the Lords and Ladies of the Seasons greet her. They give a gift that changes her life. Join us and discover the magic that unfolds in this delightful story inspired by a Czechoslovakian folktale.
With music composed and played by Melinda Gardiner, storytelling by Martin Ping, Puppeteers: Kelly Kristen, Linda Frosch, Nessa McAlice, Madison Shulkin, and Janene Ping.
Admission ~ $4
Tiny Treasures Room, Rose Kindergarten Classroom – This kids only room is full of wonderful handmade treasures and treats. Let kids experience the wonderment and magic.
Pocket Person, Fair Campus – Caped person walks the Fair in a lavish cape filled with pockets of handmade items waiting to be chosen by expectant people of all ages.
Children’s Craft Room, The Music Room – Kids make creations from tables full of natural materials. Creativity will be flying high in here!
Cozy Café, Art Studio – Baked goods, hot drinks, soup, and live music by local musicians, great people and great conversation. And, you get to take a load off and kick your feet up!
Community Craft Room, 5th Grade Classroom – Handmade gifts for sale made by students, parents and friends, including wooden toys made by gnomes and other beautiful and festive items.
Main Food Tent, Outside of the Teaching Kitchen – Delicious homemade food and warm drinks are served.
Stained Glass Making, Chemistry Lab – Dabble in making your own stained glass creations.
Candle Dipping, Candle Dipping Room (Loft Level) – Local musicians play melodic tunes while community members of all ages quietly walk in a circle dipping sweet bees wax candles.
Hand to Hand, Upstairs in the 2nd Grade Classroom – Donated, lightly used woolens, sweaters, blankets, coats and other cold weather gear are for sale. Plus, used wooden toys and games. There is something for everyone!
Book Sale, Upstairs in the 2nd Grade Classroom – Lightly used books for sale for the bookworm.
Portrait Studio, High School Eurythmy Room – Come friends and family and have your portrait taken as we transform this room into a professional photography portrait studio.
AUCTIONS & RAFFLES:
Gingerbread House Auction, School Hall – Come and view the creations made by the local community all day. The Live Auction starts at 2:30 p.m., where gingerbread houses will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Live music and goodies abound!
HVS Silent Auction, 1st Grade Classroom – Come spend some quiet time bidding on local artisanal and handmade crafts from the local community. These are bespoke and gorgeous items donated by our generous artisans and local businesses.
Artisan Raffle, This will be taking place during the Fair alongside the Gingerbread Auction in the School Hall. Tables will be set up against the wall with Vendor raffle prizes displayed. Raffle ticket purchases are made next to tables and raffle prizes called nearing the end of the Fair.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS:
Bodhi Holistic Spa & Yoga
Burfeind and sons Contracting LLC
Camphill Village USA
Chatham Body Works
Danish Woolen Delight
Good Fight Herb Co.
Green Bee Design & Patterns
Harvest Spirits Farm Distillery
Hawthorne Valley Farm Store
Hillsdale General Store & HGS Home Chef
Hudson Wine Merchants
Jason Middlebrook Artworks
JWS ART SUPPLIES
Kelly Bancroft, LMT
Michael Hamilton and Carla Seddio Architects
Dr. Mike Pyfrom Chiropractic (http://
norman jean roy
Nova Natural Toys + Crafts
Retrograss Farm (https://
Sarah Parrilli (https://sarahparrilli.com/)
Sebastian Inaco (http://
Soul Medicine Yoga
Steiner Sports (https://
Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions
The Williamsburg Acupuncturist (http://
Triform Camphill Community
Troon Toy Works
Vega Davis Studio (http://
Visiting Students Program at Hawthorne Valley (https://
Waldorf Publications (https://
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