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It’s Country Living Fair Ticket Giveaway Time again and I have 2 tickets to give you. No long forms or questions to answer. See details below. Just a few days to enter.
COUNTRY LIVING FAIR RETURNS TO ATLANTA, GA, OCTOBER 21-23
WANT TO MEET THE JUNK GYPSIES?????
Junk Gypsies to launch their new book, Junk Gypsy: Designing a Life at the Crossroads of Wonder & Wander with appearance and Q & A on Saturday, October 22, at 11 a.m. on the Main Stage
HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO APPEAR ON FLEA MARKET FLIP?????
Lights! Camera! Action! Great American Country Has Your Chance to Audition for the Hit Show Flea Market Flip! Visit the GAC Lounge on the Main Green Friday-Sunday to Prove You Have the Creativity it Takes to Turn a Flea-Market Find into a Repurposed Masterpiece
This is one of my favorite events to attend and have had the pleasure of meeting Cari & Nancy at the event in Nashville earlier this year.
WHAT: The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have access to cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations, will be able to sample locally sourced, artisanal food, and can shop the Country Living General Store. It’s returning for the seventh year in row, and is expected to draw more than 20,000 visitors from across the country.
“We’re so excited to bring the Fair back to Atlanta,” said Editor-in-Chief Rachel Hardage Barrett. “Here at Country Living, we love the thrill of the hunt for that special vintage find, and it’s always fun to join our readers at Stone Mountain Park, year after year, discovering unique items and enjoying local food together.”
WHEN: October 21, 22, 23
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Gates open for Early Bird ticket holders at 8:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday.
Gates open for ticket holders at 10 a.m. Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
WHERE: Event Meadow on the grounds of Stone Mountain Park, a scenic recreation area 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta [Exit 8 off of U.S. Highway 78]
WHO: Meet the Country Living editors, as well as special guests, including:
Amie and Jolie Sikes, The Junk Gypsies
Cari Cucksey, star of HGTV’s Cash & Cari
Denise Sabia, blogger, The Painted Home
Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen
Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor
Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor
Nancy Fuller, TV personality & author of Farmhouse Rules
And just look at this great schedule. Plus, remember all of the great vendors with their crafts and food.FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
11:00 a.m.: Main Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor, will share secrets to successfully run a beehive, followed by a book signing. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
1:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor will share secrets to using vintage and salvage for beautiful design and decor, followed by a signing of her book Salvage Secrets Design and Décor. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
1:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Nancy Fuller, TV personality & author of Farmhouse Rules, will be doing a cooking demo on her “Butternut Because Soup” followed a signing of her cookbook Farmhouse Rules. Books are available in advance online at stellashows.com and will also be available for purchase on-site.
3:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen, will share tricks to turn items in your wardrobe or home décor from ordinary to extraordinary by embellishing with trimmings.
3:30 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Make & Take the Grain Sack Pumpkin from the October cover of Country Living magazine with Food and Crafts Director Charlyne Mattox. $25 in advance.
4:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Denise Sabia, blogger for The Painted Home will be demo setting a harvest table with farmhouse flair.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
11:00 a.m.: Main Stage: Amie and Jolie Sikes, The Junk Gypsies to talk about their big dreams, roadside treasures, and down-home design aesthetic followed by a book signing. Books are available in advance online at stellashows.com and will also be available for purchase on-site.
12:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen, will share tricks to turn items in your wardrobe or home décor from ordinary to extraordinary by embellishing with trimmings.
1:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor will share 20 Incredibly Easy DIYs for design and gift ideas.
2:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Charlyne Mattox, Country Living Food and Crafts Director will be doing a cooking demo on easy dinner for real life, followed by a signing of her book Cooking with Seeds. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
4:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor, will demo tablescaping with succulent-topped pumpkins.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
12:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor will lead a workshop on how to make your very own vintage-inspired sign.
1:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Cari Cucksey, star of HGTV’s Cash & Cari will present ways to paint, stain, and spray your way to upcycling old items.
2:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor, will share how to start your own backyard chicken coup, followed by a signing of her book A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
TICKETS: One-day admission is $13 in advance and $16 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the door;
An Early Bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday;
Free admission for children ages 16 and under.
The Fair is held rain or shine and regular parking fees apply.
Attendees will be able to engage with Country Living at the Fairs by using the hashtag #CLFair and share their favorite finds using the hashtag #CLFairFinds.
Download the new Country Living Fair App from the App Store or Google Play to have all the most current information about featured talent, vendors and locations at your fingertips within a really easy-to-use mobile application.
For additional details, visit countryliving.com/fair.
Love to Craft? Love to Cruise? Learn more about the 2017 Country Living Coast-to-Coast Cruise when speaking with CL Editors at the Fair. Special guests (and Fair favorites) the Junk Gypsies will be aboard, sharing their addiction to flea marketing and Americana-inspired design through demonstrations, DIY projects and Q&A sessions. There will also be a special “Junk Gypsy Prom”—a chance to dance the night away on the high seas in “junk fashion.” For more details visit countrylivingcruise.com.
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Country Living on Instagram: instagram.com/countrylivingmag
Just leave a comment below and let me know if you have ever watched Junk Gypsies.
This contest closes on Monday, October 17th at 10:00 am EST and the winner will be notified by email. You have 24 hours to respond. Tickets will be available at Will Call under your name.
Did I mention these are Early Bird Tickets – so not long lines to stand in and they are good for all 3 days.
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