November 7, 8 & 9, 2014 – 10 am to 5 pm
Tubac announces a new Fall Arts & Craft Festival, November 7, 8 & 9, 2014, from 10 am to 5 pm daily. A juried show, the Tubac Fall Arts & Craft Festival features 100 arts and crafts booths with vendors from around the country. The festival features a range of artwork from fine painting and sculpture to fun and functional ceramics, skillfully crafted wood and leatherworks, and shimmering glass. Visitors will also see photography, unique jewelry, artful clothing and mixed media works.
Artists from near and far are taking part in this inaugural event. Local Tucson metal artist, Roberto Marquez will feature his unique metal art fountains. Renowned Santa Fe artist, Amada Pena, will be on hand with new work as well as his many collectors’ favorites. Travelling from Iowa are artists, Daniel & Deborah Fenn with extraordinary, hand-blown glass. Joining the festival from Indiana is Denny Wainscott, who creates exceptional gourd art using techniques such as carving, burning, stains, turquoise and semi-precious stone inlays.
The food court offers a variety of festival favorites such as barbeque, cheese steaks and Cold Stone Creamery ice cream. Visitors can also take home treats including spices and dips, and gourmet balsamic vinegar. For the chocolate lover it is a must to stop by the San Francisco Chocolate Factory featuring chocolate dipped frozen bananas and cheesecake and chocolate dipped strawberries!
Admission is free. There will be limited street parking. Three paid parking lots benefitting local nonprofits organizations will be operating at a charge of $8 per car. Charming horse drawn carriages will be available to take visitors around the festival and to and from the parking lots. Tubac Village is located south of Tucson at Exits 34 and 40 on I– 19