Crafters & Artisans Wanted for 26th Annual Nature Craft Show at Trailside, Dec. 6


The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds local crafters and artisans that there is an opportunity for them to market their wares on Sunday, December 6, at the 26th Annual Nature Craft Show. The event will be held at Trailside Nature & Science Center’s Visitor Center in Mountainside from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The nature craft items should be handcrafted from   natural materials or based on a natural history theme.
Crafts may include pottery, country art, herbal soaps, honey, wood carvings, maple syrup, natural wreaths, ornaments, handmade gift baskets, hand-painted or stenciled home décor and a variety of jewelry. Also sought are vendors who create bird houses and garden art, unique children’s toys, live green arrangements, basketry, wildlife paintings and photography, stained glass and gift items with wildlife, gardening or nature themes as well as other unusual and creative crafts.

Other activities offered Dec. 7 on site at the Nature Craft Show will be visits with Santa Claus, the Lights Celebration and a Charity Drive. Interested crafters should contact Susan Day at 908-789-3670, ext. 3425, or e-mail at

Trailside Nature & Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside, is a facility of the Union County Department of Parks & Community Renewal. For further information, please call Trailside Nature & Science Center at (908) 789-3670 or visit the Union County website: