10 for the Road
Crafts on the Green
CONNECTICUT Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo is July 18-20 at Guilford Green. It features 175 craft artists who will show and sell their work. There will also be a silent auction, food trucks, and musical entertainment. www.guilfordartcenter.org.
Crafts on the river
DELAWARE Guild Fine Craft Fair is July 26-27 at Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen fair features more than 190 local and regional craft artists. www.pacrafts.org/fine-craft-fairs/july/
MARYLAND Support the Mennonite Central Committee at the TriState Festival is a two-day event including a giant Silent Auction Friday evening as well as a marketplace with books, plants, and baked goods, carriage rides and more. www.tristatesale.org/
MASSACHUSETTS Lowell Folk Festival 2014 is July 25-27. It features five stages of traditional ethnic music, authentic crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, art and children's activities. lowellfolkfestival.org.
Cats on parade
NEW JERSEY Garden State Cat Club Expo & Show is July 19-20 at the Garden State Exhibit and Convention Center in Somerset. The cat show features 450 top show cats, and there will be workshops and goods for sale. www.gardenstatecatclub.com/expo.html
NEW YORK The Saratoga County Fair is July 22-27 along Fairground Avenue in Ballston Spa. There will be rides and amusements, live entertainment, concessions and hundreds of vendors and arts and crafts. www.saratogacountyfair.org
PENNSYLVANIA The Clarion County Fair is July 20-26 at Redbank Valley Municipal Park in Alcola. There will be carnival rides, demo derbies, truck & tractor pulls, stage shows, lawn mower drag racing, livestock exhibits, and more. clarioncountyfair.com
Antiques show, sale
RHODE ISLAND The Newport Antiques Show in Middletown runs July 25-27 at St. George's School. It's one of the top antiques shows in the nation and includes exhibits, a daily lecture, and the chance to shop at over 40 booths of antiques dealers. www.NewportAntiquesShow.com.
VIRGINIA The Virginia Lake Festival in Clarksville is July 17-19. This free event has been named "One of the Top 20 Events" by the Southeast Tourism Society. There will be tethered hot air balloon rides, sand sculptors, entertainment and food. http://clarksvilleva.com/
Wine, music, arts
WEST VIRGINIA Glen Elk Wine, Music and Arts Festival is July 25-26 in Clarksburg. It features various WV wineries and local food vendors, live music, free wagon rides and programs for children. www.wvcommerce.org