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Lexington's 300th: Hand-Crafted Items at the Country Fair

Dozens of volunteers have been working toward this date.

The following information was provided by the Lexington 300th Committee.

Did you know that at the 300th Anniversary Country Fair, you can purchase unique, hand-crafted items? 

Over the past 11 months, 75 volunteers have been knitting, crocheting, sewing, and designing arts and crafts that represent the past 300 years.

Located in the main tent, the Lexington Boutique will feature silk tie pillows, patchwork quilts, delicate scarves, cozy hats, mitts and more. For the younger set, there are doll quilts, American Girl doll clothing, and purses. Most are one of a kind, so come early to get your choice pick.

One hundred percent of your purchase price goes to the 300th Anniversary fund which will help defray the costs of the 9-month celebration.

The Country Fair will be held on Opening Day, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at in Lexington.

Please visit www.lexington300.org for more details.

Ellie Rush September 17, 2012 at 03:09 PM
Be sure to also come to the yearly Arts and Crafts Festival located at the visitors center at 1875 Mass Ave. Directly across from the Minuteman Statue. The show runs from 9-4pm Saturday only. Wonderful artisit selling there wares. Such as: handmade soaps and lavender, stained glass, American Girl Doll clothes, Pottery, Photograpy & More! I have been doing this show for over 8 years myself along with my Aunt. Drop by and say hello! I sell soaps and my Aunt makes stainedglass. Thanks Ellie

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