NYLON – Skies should clear just in time for the opening of the outdoor Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show this weekend.
The National Weather Service says that there could be thunderstorms Saturday morning up to the opening of the show at 10 a.m. then, showers are expected to taper off for a mostly sunny day with a high of 83.
On Sunday, there is a chance of showers, mainly before 9 a.m. The rest of the day should be mostly sunny with a high near 78. West wind 10 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Over the past 42 years, the show has grown from a small group of local artists displaying their work outdoors to a show that hosts over 300 artisans, artists, and master craftpersons from throughout the country. This groundbreaking show has been ranked in the top 50 Art Festivals in the United States.
There will be some of the nation’s best pottery, paintings, quilts, fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral arrangements and packaged specialty foods. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with many food vendors, live entertainment, and other fun activities for the entire family.
The Show is held at the Highbanks Recreation Area of Letchworth State Park, also known as the ‘Grand Canyon of the East,’ during peak fall foliage season throughout the park.
Admission to the festival is free with an $10 per car entry fee to the park. Handicapped parking is available. Please inquire about curbside pickup of heavy purchases at the information booths at the festival.
Thanks to Sam Gullo and Sinclair Pharmacy in Warsaw, RTS-Wyoming has a shuttle on Saturday leaving from 200 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530. The shuttle is free, operates every 30 to 45 minutes between 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Anyone can call RTS-Wyoming with any questions at (585) 786-6050.
Then, thanks to Letchworth State Park, there are shuttles on Saturday within the park to travel to the show. The shuttles are free and run continuously from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please call Letchworth State Park with any questions: (585) 493-3600.
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