From the Land: Folk Art Festival

Grumpy Old Men
Photograph provided by From The Land

Plan a day trip with your friends and family to the 19th annual From The Land Folk Art Festival in Green Lake on Saturday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or Sunday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Enjoy the scenic drive and fall colors to shop at approximately 100 artist tents. There will be clothing, jewelry, purses, pottery, candles, felted items, yarn, folk art painting, wood carving, nature photography, metal sculpture, and many other items. The show is held rain or shine.

Lunch is offered in the pole shed and includes old-fashioned hot dogs, Ray’s fried sauerkraut, pulled lamb sandwiches, mac and cheese, hot coffee, and cider. You can also enjoy a piece of homemade pie in the pie shop and take home fudge, caramels, Chippy’s Kettle Corn, and artsian bread and pastries from Renard’s European Bakeshop. There will also be local produce, such as garlic, leeks, squash, onions, and brussel sprouts along with salsa and pickles. Farm-raised pork, beef, lamb, chicken, turkey, and hemp-oil products.

Other weekend attractions include an ongoing live blacksmithing demonstration, antique tractor show, voyageur canoe, and Native American tepee and healing lodge with sweats around 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Fungus Among Us” will be the topic for Matt Normansell at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Please bring your mushrooms for identification and to share with the audience.

Along with nice weather, the show has endured rain, wind, and snowsquawls; please dress for the weather. From the Land is located on the Toll/Londowski Family Farm, north of Green Lake on Highway 49 and west on County J.

For more information about From the Land, please call Jan at (920) 216-1729 or go to fromthelandfestival.com .

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