Saline Spring Craft Show 3/16/19

Over 150 creative craft persons, showcasing their most recent and exceptional work, from throughout Michigan,  Illinois, Indiana and Ohio will travel to this 23rd annual show starting at 8am to 3:30pm on Saturday, March 16  at the Saline Middle School, 7190 N. Maple Road, Saline, MI. Crafters’ wares will include seasonal décor, baskets, jewelry, tole painting, folk art, quilting, primitives, stained glass, floral, ceramics, clothing (children’s and adult), wood, toys, silk and dried flowers, candles and furniture.  All of these products are designed, made and displayed by the individual crafters and available at affordable prices.  These made in Michigan products are custom made.  Many of these items are “one-of-a-kind” selected through the jurying process.  All artists will be present and available to customize and personalize their works.

This show is much more than a great craft show. Other events and activities include concessions, cookie sale, silent auction, Peter Cottontail vist and photo 10am-2pm, free caricature of children from 10am-2pm, children’s cookie decorating from 10am-2pm and children’s arts and crafts. Children’s activities take place in the cafeteria. 

In addition, Saline Community Education and the show are sponsoring a “Spring Gift Basket Contest.” Local groups and individuals are invited to prepare a food basket for any meal to be donated to Saline Social Services. Entries will be voted on at the show by craft show attendees. Winners will receive a prize.  More information about this contest is available at or call 734-401-4021. 

Throughout the show, students and athletes of Saline High will be present at concession stands, and other activities.  This school activity will serve as a moneymaking activity for the organizations at the high school to promote citizenship and leadership.  The show benefits student youth groups in the district including the tennis, wrestling, and cross country teams and Saline Area Schools Historic Preservation Foundation. 

Admission is $4 and parking is free and completely handicap accessible.   No strollers please. 

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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