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Crafters Wanted for 30th Annual Holiday Nature Craft Show at Trailside, Dec. 8

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Community Renewal invite local crafters and artisans to market their wares at the 30th Annual Holiday Nature Craft Show on Sunday, December 8. The show will be held at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This Holiday Nature Craft Show includes more than 40 vendors selling handcrafted items. A limited number of openings are still available for crafters who make natural wreaths, ornaments,

handmade gift baskets, and hand-painted or stenciled home décor. Also sought are vendors who create garden art, live green arrangements, basketry, unique children’s toys, stained glass, and gift items with wildlife, gardening, nature, or recycling themes. Interested crafters should contact Christi Lorenson at Trailside at 908-789-3670, ext. -3427.

The Holiday Nature Craft Show will be held in conjunction with the Union County Menorah and Tree Lighting Celebration. The festive gathering will offer numerous other activities, including caroling, children’s face painting, and a visit from Santa. A charity drive will also be conducted for the collection of canned or dry food and new toys for distribution through local charities.

For additional information about this event please call Trailside Nature and Science Center at 908-789-3670 or visit Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road (at Coles Avenue) in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.