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Effingham Artisan Fair

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Saturday, April 27, 2013by millie.lange

The Effingham Artisan Fair continues Saturday, April 27 in downtown Effingham. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be specialty food for all food-lovers including Doris Yoder's Kitchen, Oma Gisi's German Bakery, the Cookie Jar, a Dove chocolate consultant and Tropical Sno. There will be over 40 artists with art work on display for purchase that includes oil paintings, pottery, jewelry and sculptures. Several artists will demonstrate their craft at the event and there will be a chainsaw demonstration throughout the day. Also wine and beer tasting with approximately 10 regional wineries and several different craft beers available.

Other activities include the Helen Matthes Library's Get Bookin' 5K Run and Walk, Kids Korner, sidewalk chalk art, Can Do Art, food fair and live musical entertainment at the gazebo. The Effingham Central Business Group is sponsoring a Coffee Crawl from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Blend is having a Hair Fashion Show at 3:30 p.m. at the gazebo.

For more information, phone 800-772-0750 or 217-342-5310. Also visit or the Facebok page "Effingham Artisan Fair."