Ogdensburg Holiday Craft Fair draws hundreds of shoppers in support of Seaway Festival
Carly Amo, Massena, buys a dessert at Kim’s Cheesecake on a Stick, a Clayton business, at the Holiday Craft Show held at John F. Kennedy School, Ogdensburg Nov. 18. About 1,500 people were expected to attend the annual craft fair with 110 vendors this year, hosted by the Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival Committee. NCNow photo.
OGDENSBURG — With over 100 vendors participating this year, Ogdensburg’s Holiday Craft Fair drew hundreds from throughout St. Lawrence County and beyond on Saturday, Nov. 18.Display tables filled John F. Kennedy School’s gyms, cafeteria, and countless hallways.
Santa and Mrs. Claus were a big hit with the many children who visited with them at the craft fair.
Also popular were the wide variety of crafts for sale, from holiday decor to jewelry, soap, candles, maple products, quilts, paintings, sewing crafts and woodwork.
Many local organizations shared information with attendees, including the Frederic Remington Museum, Kiwanis Club and Lions Club.
A number of sweet treats were available to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth, from cheesecake on a stick to candy and cookies.
Block-o-Boosters sold sports clothing as a fundraiser for the Boosters for the Blue Devils sports programs.
The craft fair was organized by Chris LaLone and Michelle Morrison, and other members of the Seaway Festival Booster Club.
Proceeds from the craft fair will support next year’s Seaway International Festival.