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10th Annual Arts & Crafts Show set for Nov. 16-18 in Des Moines

Published: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 11:36 a.m. CDT

The 10th Annual Arts & Crafts Show is planned for Nov. 16-18 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

This is Iowa’s largest show, with more than 300 talented exhibitors from eight states presenting and selling the Midwest’s finest handcrafts. The show is a production of Callahan Promotions Inc. and offers patrons the chance to enjoy original, affordable arts and crafts.

Products being sold include oak furniture, pottery, jewelry, clothing, floral wreaths, stained glass, several different types of food items, lawn and garden art and more. Admission to the show is $6, with anyone 10 and younger admitted for free. All patrons will receive a three-day re-entry hand stamp good for the entire run of the show. Show hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.  

Parking for the show is free. On Saturday, a shuttle bus will be giving free rides from the northern parking lots on the fairgrounds over to the north front entry of the Varied Industries Building all day long.

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