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To all Crafters, Vendors, and Volunteers,


News UPDATE: HOMESPUN HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW - Applications No Longer Being Accepted for the Live Event 


We got the final approval for the Homespun Holiday Craft Show, Sunday, November 7, 2021, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM! Note: Masks are required for this indoor campus event.


HOMESPUN HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW LIVE EVENT IS A GO! Check out the 30- second TV AD to promote this event!


As an alternative to the live, on-campus event, we are hosting the 2nd Annual Holiday Traditions Online Only Virtual Craft Fair! Crafters are encouraged to review the detailed information and participate in this virtual online-only event. We offer two affordable levels of participation through either a 4-month or 12-month business membership. We also added a virtual interactive crafter “Emaze” gallery! Review the details and links to all information. - Crafter Applications


 To help us host the event, we will request extra volunteer help from 12:00-5:00 PM on Friday, November 5th, and from 7:00 AM-7:00 PM Sunday, November 7, 2021.


Thank you for your continuing support and cooperation with our efforts to promote the Arts at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus and throughout the local communities. We encourage you to share this information! 





Penn State Wilkes-Barre Student Helps Create Virtual Craft Fair


After Arts at Hayfield canceled both of its planned craft shows, volunteers began formulating a plan so the show could go on – with the assistance of a Penn State Wilkes-Barre student who is using her skills to help the event go virtual.


The Hometown Traditions Virtual Craft Fair launched on September 6, 2020 and continues through August 2021.


Arts at Hayfield has a long tradition of raising funds to support local arts programs and artists as well as supplying scholarships to Penn State Wilkes-Barre students. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and concern for patrons’ safety and well-being, the organization was forced to cancel both the 2020 Summer Arts Festival and Homespun Holiday Craft Show.


As an alternative to the live on-campus craft shows, organization volunteers worked together to create a craft fair to promote crafters and vendors. Jonathan Pineno, president; Janis Winter, treasurer; William Bachman, marketing and promotions, and Autumn Resauit, social media, and marketing coordinator, developed the Hometown Traditions Virtual Craft Fair, which pays homage to the history of Arts at Hayfield craft fairs that have been hosted at Penn State Wilkes-Barre for 35 years.


This year’s virtual craft fair connects crafters to visitors through Facebook and the Arts at Hayfield website. Throughout the coming weeks, Arts at Hayfield will post a featured crafter to help them gain exposure to Arts at Hayfield craft show patrons. Those interested in an item they see during the virtual event can visit the crafters’ websites or contact the crafter to make a purchase.


Autumn Resauit worked with Pineno, her mentor, to create a proposal and advertisement pieces for the virtual craft fair. Resauit continues managing the Facebook page, where she creates graphics and develops posts.


“Everything that I know about social media, event promotion and communications is from my Penn State courses,” she said. “Volunteering with Arts at Hayfield has given me the chance to combine my passion for the arts and to apply what I have learned in my courses.”   


Resauit also said helping the craft show continue is important to her because as a student herself, she knows how important the scholarships offered at Penn State Wilkes-Barre are. “I’m so passionate about helping Arts at Hayfield because it benefits students. I know that as a student, any help is welcomed,” she said.


The Hometown Traditions Virtual Craft Fair can be viewed on the Arts at Hayfield Facebook Pages


2020 Virtual Online Crafter Event 

Message from the president of Arts at Hayfield - Jonathan Pineno:
We previously announced that the 2020 Summer Arts Festival and the Homespun Holiday Craft Shows are Canceled.
We created a new online alternative platform for promoting Crafters and Vendors and are now accepting applications.  Crafter Applications
The Hometown Traditions Virtual Craft Fair is completely online, through the Arts at Hayfield Facebook page, and offers opportunities for businesses to showcase their work from September 6 to December 31, 2020.
Since we cannot currently offer live tours of the Hayfield House on the campus of Penn State Wilkes-Barre, you may enjoy reading about the historic home. Hayfield Brochure update.pdf 
Watch the 1965 video documentary film tour of the Hayfield House and surrounding grounds Narrated by Phil Carlyle. The video, which includes additional information and interviews, was recently posted on our new Arts at Hayfield YouTube Channel
We welcome your comments as we continue to provide content that is related to the Arts at Hayfield's mission of promoting the arts. 
Take a virtual tour of some other historic mansions. Mt Vernon - Vernon, VA; Mark Twain House- Hartford CN; Buckingham Palace-London, England; Vizcaya Museum-Miami, FL; and Monticello-Charlottesville, VA. Stay safe and stay healthy!


2022 Arts at Hayfield Events

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Summer Arts Festival


Homespun Holidays

Craft Show

Sunday, November 6, 2022


Crafter Applications


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