EVENT: COUNTRY LIVING FAIR

EVENT: COUNTRY LIVING FAIR
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COUNTRY LIVING FAIR RETURNS TO RHINEBECK, NEW YORK, JUNE 2-4

WE HAVE 2 tickets for GIVEAWAY.. head over to Facebook and enter now! Ends 5/27/17

 

 Media Release:

WHAT:                 The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have a chance to meet Country Living editors and their special guests; attend cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations, workshops, and book signings; sample locally sourced, artisanal food; and shop the Country Living General Store.

 

WHEN:         June 2, 3, 4 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Gates open for Early Bird ticket holders at 8:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday.

WHERE:               Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Avenue  Rhinebeck, NY 12572

WHO:                   Meet the Country Living editors, as well as special guests, including:

  • Ann Marie Craig, of Century Farmhouse
  • Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys” & authors of Beekman 1802 Style
  • Charlyne Mattox, Country Living Food & Crafts Director
  • Corinne Trang, chef, wellness coach & author of Essentials of Asian Cuisine
  • Denise Sabia, blogger, The Painted Home
  • Jan Johnsen, of Johnsen Landscape and Pools, garden expert & author of The Spirit of Stone
  • Jana Platina Phipps, “The Trim Queen”, a trimmings embellishment expert
  • Jennifer Paganelli, of Sis Boom
  • Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & DIY Network contributor
  • Mary Randolph Carter, Country Living contributing editor & author
  • Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com writer and contributor
  • Nora Murphy, of Nora Murphy Country House
  • Silvia Baldini, winner of Food Network’s Chopped & Founder at Strawberry and Sage

 

**Photo and interview opportunities include:

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

11:00 a.m.: Main Stage: Joanne Palmisano, contributing DIY Network designer and stylist, will present stylish ways to use vintage in your home’s decor, followed by a meet & greet in the General Store.

11:30 a.m.: Kitchen Stage: Ann Marie Craig of Century Farmhouse will be doing a demo on making handcrafted soap.

12:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Jana Platina Phipps, “The Trim Queen” will present embellishment DIY tricks for decorating with trimmings.

12:30 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Charlyne Mattox, Country Living Food & Crafts Director, will be doing a cooking demo on spring desserts.

1:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Jan Johnsen of Johnsen Landscape and Pools & garden expert will be doing a demo on ways to use natural stone in your garden, followed by a signing for her book The Spirit of Stone. Books will also be available for purchase onsite.

2:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Silvia Baldini, winner of Food Network’s Chopped & Founder at Strawberry and Sage, will be doing a cooking demo on Spring power lunches.

3:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Mary Randolph Carter, Country Living Contributing Editor, will share tips for saving space followed by a signing for her book Never Stop to Think…Do I Have a Place for This?. Books will also be available for purchase onsite.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

11:30 a.m.: Kitchen Stage: Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys” will be doing a cooking demo on Sweet Ravioli & Pea Pesto, followed by a signing for their book Beekman 1802 Style. Books will also be available for purchase onsite.

12:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com writer and contributor, will share tips to create a living wreath, followed by a signing for her book A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. Books will also be available for purchase onsite.

12:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Charlyne Mattox, Country Living Food & Crafts Director, will be doing a demo on spool and rick rack crafts.

2:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Denise Sabia, blogger of The Painted Home, will present 10 Farm-Fresh Ideas for Spring.

2:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Ann Marie Craig of Century Farmhouse will be doing a cooking demo on cooking with lavender.

3:00 p.m.: Jennifer Paganelli of Sis Boom will share DIY tips and tricks to decoupage suitcases.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

12:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Charlyne Mattox, Country Living Food & Crafts Director, will be doing a cooking demo on spring desserts.

1:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Corinne Trang, chef, wellness coach & author of Essentials of Asian Cuisine, will be doing a cooking demo on teas.

3:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Joanne Palmisano, contributing DIY NETWORK designer and stylist, will present stylish ways to use vintage in your home’s decor, followed by a meet & greet in the General Store.

 

TICKETS:               One-day admission is $13 in advance and $16 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the door;

An Early Bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday;

Free admission for children ages 16 and under.

The Fair is held rain or shine and there’s plenty of free parking.

 

Attendees will be able to engage with Country Living at the Fairs by using the hashtag #CLFair and share their favorite finds using the hashtag #CLFairFinds.

 

Download the new Country Living Fair App from the App Store or Google Play to have all the most current information about featured talent, vendors and locations at your fingertips within a really easy-to-use mobile application.

 

The 2017 Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck is sponsored by The 2017 Ford Experience Tour, Jelly Belly®, and JOANN Stores, and is produced by Stella Show Management Company. For tickets and additional information, including a list ofvendors and discounted hotel rates, contact Stella Show Management Co. at 1-866-500-FAIR or www.stellashows.com. For additional details, visit www.countryliving.com/fair.

 

Additionally, new for the 2017 Country Living Fairs are Make-and-Take Workshops, sponsored by JOANN Stores. The Fair is teaming up with inspirational makers and JOANN to create a curated selection of workshops at each Fair this year. Attendees can pre-register, choose from a wide breadth of Make-and-Take workshops and take home a treasure they’ve only dreamed of making! The workshops will help to spur creativity and teach attendees how they can turn inspiration to reality. To view the array of workshops available and pre-register to attend one, visit www.stellashows.com.

 

Advance admission tickets for the Rhinebeck Fair are on sale at select JOANN Stores. Ticket sales locations can be found at www.stellashows.com.

 

About Country Living

Country Living (www.countryliving.com) is a shelter-lifestyle magazine focusing on a variety of topics including decorating, antiques, cooking, travel, remodeling and gardening. In addition to its U.S. flagship, Country Living publishes a United Kingdom edition. Country Living is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst (www.hearst.com), one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies with interests in magazines, newspapers, digital media, business media and television. With 21 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation (AAM 2H 2014), reaching 78 million readers (Spring 2016 MRI/GfK at 79.5 million) and 54 million site visitors each month (comScore), with a social media following of 115.5 million. Follow Country Living on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.

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