By Janet Serra

Posted: 10/24/2014 17:56:32

This year, the 23rd Annual Festival of Crafts in Brookfield will take place on November 1 at the Whisconier Middle School gymnasiums located on West Whisconier Road off of Route 25 in Brookfield. This popular pre-holiday craft fair will take place from  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Festival of Crafts has grown to be one of the largest and most successful pre-holiday sales event of its kind throughout the northeast region of the state. Among the many item for sale this year are jewelry, decorative pieces, folk art, personal grooming articles, soaps, soft sculptures, clothing, baskets, handbags, candles, assorted holiday treasures, edible delicacies, wood crafts, pet items and a host of diverse choices that can be bought as gifts or for home use.

There will also be a food court available for visitors to purchase soup, sandwiches, snacks and drinks so they can shop and feed the kids at the same time. Admission for adults is $5 or $4 with a coupon that will appear in the Danbury regional papers and on the Brookfield Historical Society Web Page. Children 12 and under enter free. For more information and admission discount coupons visitors are encouraged log onto