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August 1, 2, 3, 2014 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL

we' love to hear from you...whether you want more information, to send us your suggestions!


Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair
PO Box 754
Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0754
(815) 276-2537
Phone hours: M-F 10am-4pm

We have a small staff and busy schedule, so the best way to reach us is via e-mail:

For general inquiries, please contact Carol.
Exhibitors, teachers and all other issues, please contact Carol, unless you have been contacted by staff.

Carol Cassidy-Fayer:
Judy Chan: Vendor Coordinator/Sales
Anne Lecuyer (Exhibits):
Tracy Richter (Volunteers):
Melissa Amundson (Outdoor Coordinator):

the best way to stay informed about the Fair and our "Do It In Public" meet ups is to sign up for our e-mail list. Our e-mail list is open to all: Fair enthusiasts, vendors, teachers, etc. We do not send all e-mails to all lists. We PROMISE that your information will be kept private. Click here to read our privacy policy.

Please see our Vend and Teach pages if you wish to sign up for those lists, and our Volunteer page to be a part of our Fair Team! See the Vintage Handbag, Fine Art Exhibit, and Scholarship pages to sign up or enter. See our Workshops page for a list of workshops and to register.

privacy policy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. If you choose to e-mail us, we will maintain your e-mail address in our records only as long as necessary to complete our communication or to transact business. If you sign up for our mail lists, we collect data and store it in a secure and protected environment. We do not share or sell our lists and we never will. They are maintained and accessed only by Fair Staff.

Workshop students are added to our general e-mail list when they enroll for a workshop.

If you should wish to be removed from any list, please e-mail with the subject "unsubscribe" and tell us what list(s) you have signed up for. Or, click "unsubscribe" on one of our e-mails.

The Fair Staff & Friends:

Carol Cassidy-Fayer

Alex Fayer
Customer Service Manager (at the Fair)



"I was very impressed with how well run it was. I'd be happy with more of the same!"
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What did you like best about the Fair?
" The friendliness of the event staff"..."Nice & helpful show staff"... "atmosphere was up beat- lots of people that had on t-shirts letting me know I could ask for assistance"
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Judy Chan
Vendor Coordinator

Diana Schoeneck
Liaison with Algonquin Lioness/ Volunteers



"Thank you for having the fair!"
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