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44th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

Rockton Village Park at the intersection of Blackhawk Blvd and Union St. in Rockton IL
More than 50 exhibitors will be displaying and selling their creative products.

Food and beverages are available for purchase throughout the day and include hot dogs, barbeque, Italian Beef sandwiches, chips, soda, water, ice tea, and slushies.

A 50/50 raffle will be held at 12:30 and 3:00 pm. Winners need not be present.

A homemade pie competition will be held at 2 pm on the day of the event. Pies will be judged on appearance, filling, crust and overall taste. Judges for this new event include the well-known Kate Sullivan, “Katie the Pie Lady,” as well as Dale Adams, mayor of Rockton, and Andy Gannon, WIFR-TV personality.

Parking is free and there is easy access into the Art Fair.

All proceeds are used by the club to continue providing college scholarships for high school seniors; scholarships to special interest camps for students in grades 6 –11; and to support other causes in the greater Rockton/Roscoe communities. Hononegah Woman's Club – formed in 1964 - enriches the Rockton community through an array of philanthropic projects encompassing the entire area. The Club supports Fair Oaks, our Troops, local library story hours, The Old Stone Church Food Pantry, a giving tree at Talcott Library during the Christmas season as well as other special local and library events. Area women meet once a month at Talcott Library working toward set philanthropic and community service goals while enjoying good friendship. The purpose of Hononegah Woman's club is the pursuit of adult education, general philanthropic and community service, as well as local activities for women of all ages. Meetings are held every fourth Thursday at Talcott Library except for June, November, and December. Monthly programs focus on a variety of topics and interests. Members are asked to give something of themselves, be it time, talents, or ideas. General membership dues are only $20 per year.


For more info, contact: Marianne Eshleman, Chair, at 815-871-4172 or bmjaj@aol.com; or Paula Bartz, Art Fair Logistics Chair, at 815-222-4577 or greennau@charter.net