Some popular sites were Loides Oils and Vinegars
and yummy breads baked by Linnea in her outdoor pizza oven.
Children's Art Area offered artists a space to work and indulge in a little TAT (short for tattoo)painting.
While Minnesota author, Mark Munger, found a cooler spot inside the community building to share copies of his new book Boomtown .
And here I met up with a writer, editor and artist Maggie Fuller from Brainerd.
Jan and Tim Marr entertained festival goers with lively tunes
while many munched on a popular festival special: Walking Tacos or Taco Bag sold by the Lions group.
see link below for an easy party idea
There were 43 artists participating in the festival this year. It was difficult to choose winners. Congratulations to the winners!
Best of Show: Bill Brown Fine Rustic Furnishings
Best Display: 1st: Benjamin and Carrie Pogatshnick Nature Photography
2nd: Barb and Dick Groth Handmade Paper Collage
Spirit of the North: 1st: David Barthel Photography
2nd: Al and Pamela Moline Pen and Ink Wildlife Prints, Note Cards
Most Creative: 1st: Sandra Fynbeh Andress Blown Glass, Glass Beads and Jewelry
2nd: John Lessard Yard and Garden Art
Hope to see you next year at Northwoods Art and Book Festival
August 12, 2017