Raising Breast Cancer Awareness at the Sarasota Craft Festival


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The 18th Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival
October 20th & 21st

The Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival will take place October 20th & 21st, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. The show is set up on Main Street and features over 100 national crafters. In addition to this wonderful annual craft fair, exhibitors are raising breast cancer awareness. Festival visitors are encouraged to join crafters in wearing something PINK at the Festival. Many of the crafters will be displaying a piece of artwork in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Below are a few of the crafters who will be taking part in this great cause at the show.


Tonya Smith
Will have a pink angel displayed in honor of her friend Tiffany who was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer. She will be donating 20% of her proceeds to breast cancer research.

Linda & Larry Mayes  
Will be displaying pink ribbon charm bracelets, earrings and anklets. As well as a photograph with a pink rose for those who have been touched by breast cancer in some way.

Sue Babin-Swift
Will be displaying a bear dressed in pink with an inspiring message.

Leah Jamison
Leah’s entire business was created as a result of her having breast cancer. She will be displaying Breast Cancer design aprons. 

Lisa Davin
All purchases will include a pink heart.
Ron LeVene
Will be displaying a pink ribbon drop from dichroic glass.
Kathy Skomsky
Will have a special piece displayed.


Robin Short
Will have quilts created with Breast Cancer Awareness fabrics. 


About Howard Alan Events

For nearly three decades, Howard Alan and American Craft Endeavors have allowed more than 10,000 artists to exhibit their original work to millions across The United States. When our company began, our art and craft shows showcased a handful of exhibitors. Today, a typical Howard Alan or American Craft Endeavors event features 100-300 talented artists and fine crafters. No matter where you are, you are sure to find one of our stellar events nearby. Our shows take us to destinations like Aspen, Chicago, Alexandria, Vail, and Fort Lauderdale…just to name a few! Our great outdoor venues, fantastic crafters, and talented artists allow us to consistently be ranked among the top art and craft shows in the country. Visit a show and see for yourself why we are the very best!

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