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A Weekend of Art, Food & Music

Harrison Craft Market and Bands on the Beach August 31-Sept 1

Released by HEd Stenson, Harrison Festival Society


arrison Hot Springs is the place to be this Labour Day weekend, with art, music and even a few Sasquatch tales.


The Harrison Festival Societyís Harrison Craft Market will again take place at the Memorial Hall on Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st. 


Last yearís highly successful Bands on the Beach event returns. Also returning are Bill and Tom, the Sasquatch researchers, who will be back to answer your questions.


The Harrison Craft Market features handcrafted products from the finest artisans


Where: Harrison Memorial Hall

When: Saturday, September 1 from 11:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday, September 2 from 11:00am to 5:00pm. 

Admission is free. 


A number of the vendors from this summerís Harrison Festival Art Market will be returning for this Market.


Jewelry and pottery will be prominently featured including fused glass jewelry from Pink Gargoyle Designs and therapeutic magnetite jewelry by Gina Esche. Also attending the Market are Studio KiKaBoe, Beads by Betty, Carla Swope Jewels, Wildfire Jewelry, Spoonful of Time Design and Hip Navy Beads among others. 


Steve Choi of Choiís Pottery will be returning with his well-known line of Korean pottery and the popular Creations by Sisters Pottery, while a new-comer is Eek Pottery by Vernon artist Erin Kronbauer. 


Clothing and fabrics will also be well represented with the patchwork bags by Jeannine Degand Creations, childrenís clothing by G.M. Creations and Lorraine McCarlie, hats, bags and accessories by Zoya and pillows by Kuseno Comfort Products


There will be a range of high quality herbal body care products from Busye Bodye Naturals and on the culinary side, Creighton Valley Apiaries will have their ever popular honey.  Also available will be paper art, wooden toys, driftwood art and much more.


In addition to the Harrison Craft Market the Harrison Beach will be rockiní to the sounds of some of the best musicians in the Fraser Valley.  


This yearís Bands on the Beach lineup includes: Todd Richard, The Gords, Ken McCoy Band, Trevor Murray, The Smith & Jones Band, Braille with Colin Weeks, Van Damsel and Matthew Cheverie.

Adding to the fun, local Sasquatch researchers, Bill Miller and Tom Steenburg will be set up in the Harrison Lake Plaza Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Get the latest news on sightings & encounters in our area and view factual evidence, cast footprints and photographs. 


Donít miss the Harrison Craft Market!


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