Shows & Events

Hands To Work Textiles is excited to return to in-person shows and events this year! We are currently participating in the following for 2022. 
If you are unable to attend any of the following events but are still looking to see and shop our work for yourself, consider an in-person studio visit! We are located in the outskirts of the charming village of Shelburne Falls in Western Massachusetts.
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June 2022

Hello Summer Outdoor Marketplace

Shop wares and services of local woman, nonbinary, trans, and BIPIOC owned small businesses. Listen to music, take a class, grab a taste of everything from Ginger Love Cafe and Jamaican Jewelz!

Wander beyond the trees to find a river to dip your toes in. Bring a blanket, a frisbee. Simply enjoy the company of your friends and neighbors on a summers day.

June 11, 2022 (Saturday)
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

27 Center Street
Montague, MA 01351

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July 2022

A Summer Day on the Buckland Common

Rain or Shine, Free Admission, Free Parking. A family event with activities for the whole community, friends, and neighbors. Vendors, arts and crafts, bake sale, tag sales and antiques auction, raffles, games for all ages, antique engines, tours and demonstrations, quilt display, animals, Shelburne Falls Military Band Concert and other live music, coffee, blueberry buckle, lunch for sale, and much more.

July 23, 2022 (Saturday)
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Mary Lyon Church and Buckland Historical Museum
32 Upper St, Buckland, MA 01338, USA

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(Free non-ticketed event)


Blueberry Festival 

This ever-popular event features early American craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment, magic act, activities for children, animals, birds of prey, sheep-shearing, plus many unique and highly talented artists, crafters, specialty food purveyors, tag sale, outdoor sports and activities vendors, as well as garden/nature related vendors and organizations. There will also be blueberries galore and a blueberry pancake breakfast, in addition to a wide selection of tasty food items and baked goods.

July 31, 2022 (Sunday)
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Old Austerlitz, Austerlitz Historical Society
11550 NY-22, Austerlitz, NY 12017

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(Tickets at admission)

September/October 2022

MacKenzie-Childs Artisan Craft Festival

This experiential weekend on the farm, in the breathtaking fall season, will include hands-on craft experiences, demonstrations, one-of-a-kind pieces for sale, expanded shopping in The Outlet, and food. Celebrating what MacKenzie-Childs cherishes most, the love for art and home, and all things made by hand, this annual event is not to be missed.

September 30th-October 2nd (Friday-Sunday)

3260 State Route 90, Aurora, NY 13026

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Ashfield Fall Festival

The Ashfield Fall Festival began in 1970. While it has grown since that time, the festival remains; A celebration of Ashfield, A showcase for Ashfield artisans and businesses, A place for Ashfield service organizations to raise funds, A fundraiser for the Ashfield Citizens’ Scholarship Fund, An opportunity for Ashfield youth to develop and use creative, social and business skills.

October 8-9th (Saturday-Sunday)

Ashfield Town Center, Ashfield, MA

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Working Weavers Studio Trail

Working Weavers Studio Trail is a self-guided driving tour of weaving studios along back roads in western MA at the height of fall foliage. Come explore the handmade textiles that tell the stories of the people who created them. We are weavers dedicated to bringing handwoven textiles into the future. Our mission is to make cloth visible again by producing and selling high quality textiles as well as by presenting the process and the people who make weaving their livelihood. 

October 22nd & 23rd

Hands to Work is the 2nd trail stop located at
124 North Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370

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(Free event)


November & December 2022

Holiday Craft Market

Southern Vermont Arts Center
November 12th & 13th (Saturday & Sunday)

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Moonlight Magic

The Mill in Shelburne Falls 
November 25th-27th (Friday-Sunday)
More details coming soon


Pittsfield Shindy

The Common Room, Pittsfield MA
December 10th (Saturday)
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Downtown Amherst Maker’s Market

The Drake
December 15th (Thursday)
More details coming soon