Unique gif ts and custom handmade accessor ies are highlights of the 2014 Azalea Arts and Crafts Fair at Bergfeld Park, offered through Tyler Parks and Recreation.
The return of this special event is set for Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. A limited number of booth spaces remain. More than 90 vendors are expected to attend the fair, offering a vast array of handmade items, ranging from photography, pottery and paintings to jewelry, clothing, painted gourds, candles, florals, quilts, soaps, plants, woodcrafts, blown glass and much more. Many vendors are new to the event and are traveling from out of state to participate this year.
“New this year will be live entertainment throughout the day on Saturday with special guests the Caddo Culture Club, a Native American dance group to perform at 1 p.m. and the Sean Haynes Band providing our afternoon concert at 4 p.m.,” said Special Events/Recreation Manager Debbie Isham. “Also new is a Fun Family Time on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. with special games such as the three legged race. It’s going to be a lot of fun.”
For a small charge, children can participate in the Kid’s Zone that includes a rock wall and bounce houses. Concessions will be available throughout both days. Visitors and locals attending the Arts and Crafts fair are encouraged to stop in and tour some of Tyler’s historical homes and gardens. For more information, call Debbie Isham at (903) 531-1214.