Don't Miss this Event!
The Hooked Rug Festival at the Mill will be held at historic Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ on October 3 & 4, 2015. The exhibit will be open from 10-5 on Saturday, October 3 and from 10-4 on Sunday, October 4. The entrance fee is $7.00 (children under 15 free).
The Festival is a regional rug show sponsored by the Alice Beatty ATHA Chapter, the Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild (www.hcrag.com) the Lamb Yankees ATHA Chapter (www.lambyankees.weebly.com) and Wool Whisperers ATHA Chapter. It is dedicated to the awareness, appreciation and application of the art of rug hooking.
The Festival will offer the following activities:
- Hundreds of hooked rugs created by regional artisans
- Popular vendors offering rug hooking supplies,
wool, equipment, patterns, books and more
- Boutique items handcrafted by guild members
- Hooked rug raffle
- Mini raffle items created by guild members
- Beginners’ workshops
- Featured member exhibit and presentations
- Door prizes
- Rugs for sale
Prallsville Mills is located off of Rt. 29 just above Stockton, NJ 08559 (33 Risler Street). To learn more about the Mill visit the website for the Delaware River Mill Society at www.drms-stockton.org.
Hunterdon County, NJ and Bucks County just across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania are lovely in the Fall. Take advantage of the activities available and make a week-end of it! Both counties offer opportunities for enjoying your favorite pursuits, including:
- Fine dining
- Historical sites
- Music and theater
- Outdoor activities (biking, boating, nature walks)
Attend the Festival and help support local artisans whose rugs on display and boutique items for sale were “Made in America”!
For additional information contact the Festival Chair at 908-735-7985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.