Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The annual arts & crafts fair held by Shorewood's Booster Club is this Sunday and there will be no shortage of goods in support of local athletics
It is not often that the arts and athletics crowds help one another, but this Sunday, they will do just that. The Shorewood Booster Club’s 33rd Annual Arts & Crafts Fair is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Shorewood High School. Something new to the fair this year is that organizers are providing a shuttle from Atwater Elementary School to the high school. Organizers are hoping for 2,000 people to attend the fair so the shuttle service will help relieve congestion in the high school’s parking lot. Bonnie Adams is in her 13th year with the fair and is serving as the contact for any information needed on the fair this year or years past. She said that the Shorewood High School Athletic Director in the late 1970s, Fred Rebholz, and his wife, …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Over 32 years of the fair in Shorewood, the main fundraising tool for local school athletic programs, it has become a family affair in more ways than one.
Hot chocolate on a stick, hair feathers and mittens made of recycled sweaters. There was no shortage of unique wares as more than 130 vendors packed the Shorewood High School gym and arena Sunday morning for the annual arts and crafts fair. The fair ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., but turned into a ghost town around 3, right before the Packers kicked-off. “You know I think we all have got some green and gold in our blood,” said organizer Bonnie Adams who has been in charge of the fair for the past 15 years. She also is responsible for doubling the number of vendors in the past couple years. Moneys raised help purchase sports equipment, uniforms, an athletic trainer, team banquets to say the least. Over the past 14 years, the booster club has …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Organized by the booster club, the fair could bring in $20,000 for the school district.
At the 32nd annual Arts and Crafts Fair Sunday, 130 artists will sell their wares at Shorewood High School in the biggest Shorewood Booster Club fundraiser that goes toward the salary for the athletic trainer, sports uniforms and other supplies. Booster Club Fundraiser and Membership Chair Bonnie Adams said she hopes the event this year will bring in about $20,000. They have already collected more than $11,000 in rentals from the vendors, and hope to have over 2,000 people paying admission into the fair at $4 each. A Culvers lunch, silent auction and spirit wear sale will also bring in revenue. The wide variety of vendors from throughout the Midwest will sell clothing, artwork, food, furniture and other items. "There's something for …
Sunday, November 27, 2011
A look ahead at the week's local events and news.
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Sunday, November 27, 2011
Here's a look at what's coming up this week in Shorewood. Shorewood Arts and Crafts Fair On Sunday, the high school arena will play host to the 32nd Shorewood Arts and Crafts Fair. The fair will feature work by more than 120 juried artists from the Midwest — 44 new this year — offering a wide variety for the home and garden, and one-of-a-kinds. A sampling of the arts and crafts include doggie wear, pen and ink drawings, metal sculpture, garden orbs, baby/toddler accessories, furniture, journals, weavings, mosaics, jewelry, spices, children’s toys, clothing and garden sculpture. Silent auction and raffle baskets benefit the Shorewood School District athletic programs. The event is run by the Shorewood Booster Club, which supports all the …