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Arts in the Park starts Saturday

June 15, 2014

American News, Aberdeen, S.D.

June 15--More than 100 art and craft vendors and 16 food vendors will occupy Melgaard Park for Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 22.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.June 22.

The Amazing Budabi Brothers will perform.

Here are the vendors taking part:


1-2. Hare Hollow, LouAnn Montgomery, Montevideo, Minn.: children's room dÉcor -- frames, lamps, shelves, quote plaques, letters.

3. Pretty Doll Collections, Cathy and Warren Erdmann, Crystal Lake, Ill.: handmade doll clothes and accessories for American Girl dolls and other 15- to 18-inch dolls.

4. Rita Trygstad, Redfield, and Jay Grammond, Princeton, Minn.: photography, painting on glass.

5-6. Bob's Carpentry and Repair, Bob Braun, Ipswich: barnwood frames, children's stools, ceramic hotpads, poor man's piggy banks.

7. Leroy vonGlan, Norfolk, Neb.: handthrown and constructed stoneware, porcelain and raku vessels.

8. J&K On The Rocks, John and Kathy Winterburn, O'Neill, Neb.: hand-cut and polished stones wrapped in gold, silver and wire-wrapped rings, bracelets and crosses.

9. Perfectly Nuts, Trevor Haugen, West Fargo, N.D.: cinnamon-roasted almonds, sunflowers seeds, pecans, cashews and cotton candy.

10. Gracie's Boutique, Amanda Cantwell, Aberdeen: embellished headbands for all ages, baby headbands and tutus, clips for sandals.

11. Melony Malsom, Aberdeen: henna body art, rice writing, jewelry and dragon sculptures.

12-13. Harmony Hill Signs, Kelly Hill, East Troy, Wis.: wooden photo frame signs, family name signs and kid signs.

14-15. Carolyn's Doll Closet, Dale and Carolyn Halling, Bryant: doll clothing for 18-inch dolls

16. Al Riggenberg, Aberdeen: hand-turned wooden vases, bowls, plates, bottle stoppers and more.

17. Not in use.

18-19. Carol's Creative Crafts, Holly Schwantes, Kewaunee, Wis., appliqued fabric home decor, table runners, placemats, appliance covers and window treatments.

20-21. Putnam's Country Corner, Les and Joann Putnam, Montpelier, N.D.: painted decorative and seasonal woodwork.

22. Ramona Dockter, Copper Kettle Corn: kettle korn, bottled water.

23. Char's Kitchen, Charlene Barrie, Turton: homemade jams, jellies, watermelon pickles and syrups.

24. Buchholz Weaving, Lois Buchholz, Arthur, N.D.: handwoven rugs in a variety of colors and sizes.

25. Cherishables, Anita Hellman, Bismarck, N.D.: glass, stone, bead wire work jewelry, upcycled paper pottery, angel figurines, wine bottle holders, hand-painted silk scarves.

26-27. Dakota Crafts, Joyce Chord, Oelrichs, S.D.: steel yard ornaments, hot dog roasters.

28. R Brooke Designs, Rhonda Brooke Buer, Britton: fabric vases.

29-30. Bill and Judy Johnston, Belgrade, Neb.: Iron garden art of original designs.

31. Madison Dee Hahler, Northville: paintings featuring colorful backgrounds with silhouttes, abstract paintings, items decorated with India Ink for coasters.

32. Debi Kapostasy, Barnard: wine charms.

33. Brad Hills, Crooks: original design steel sculptures of birds, animals and flowers.

34-35.Tim and Shannon Dickey, Madison: variety of handcrafted furniture -- all original designs, hand-rubbed stained with a quality furniture grade finish.

36-37. Terry and Debbie Rien, Cold Spring, Minn.: furniture, framed metal, inspirational framed signs, florals with lights.

38. Janet Phillips, Aberdeen: children's things -- color activity bags, doll sleeping bags, backpacks, doll carrying baskets, portable chalk board, children's chairs, yo-yo balloons.

39. Villa Calla Stained Glass Studio, Bob Peterson, Nelson, Minn.: leaded stained glass yard art.

40-41. Floyd and Chris Neys, Pingree, N.D.: earthenware kitchen ware, matching kitchen accessories and garden decorations.

42-43. Susan's Solid Surface Specialties, Susan Overholt, Madison: handcrafted cutting boards, trivets, laser-engraved artwork, pens, pencils, letter openers, clocks, game boards, ice cream scoops.

44. Earth Elements, Melissa Carroll, Pierpont: handcrafted jewelry from precious and semi-precious stones, gold and silver.

45. Theresa Bruns, Aberdeen: handmade doll clothes for 14-, 15- and 18-inch dolls, crochet hats, scarves and headbands.

46. Bruce and Rhonda May, Groton: handmade wood boat shelves, lighthouses, wall shelves, quilt racks, bird feeder, quilts, oven mitts, handpainted glass and signs.

47. Elmwood Stuidos, Troy McQuillen, Aberdeen: reclaimed discarded Elm trees turned into bowls, rolling pins, cutting boards and furniture.

48. Stuart Hurd, Priest River, Idaho: western and wildlife sculptures of steel, copper and brass overlay.

49-50. Wooden Magic, Vickie Marsalek, Courtenay, N.D.: benches made from recycled doors and head boards, shadow boxes/display cases.

51. Farm House Fancy, Jenna Friedrich, Brookings: refurbished, "refunked" furniture.

52. Up North Photography, Tracy Siebels, Britton: photography of animals, scenery and wildlife.

53. 444 Farm, Penny Adler, Hazel: artisan goat's milk soaps and lotions.

54. Wyoming Silvers, Dennis and Jill Hendrix, Upton, Wyo.: hand-torched glass pendants, beads put into jewelry, silver and copper work, name rings made on site, lariat baskets and clocks.

55. Elements of Elegance Henna, Anndell Bartelt, Waubay: hand-drawn henna designs, cotton bags and wood frames with henna designs.

56. Barefoot Studio, Rhonda Sebert, Hartford: original acrylic paintings, handpainted clay jewelry of original designs.

57. Not in use.

58-59. In-Weave, Julie and Don Ulmer, Hawarden, Iowa: hand-woven rugs, specializing in custom orders.

60-61. SWEN Products, Robert and Kim Schobinger, Gardner, N.D.: steel garden art -- weathervanes, spinners, welcome signs, key holders and other metal decor.

62. Dale Emerson, Bismarck, N.D.: tye-dyed clothing for infants, children and adults.

63. Folklore Foods/Dakota Maid, Sheryl Stroh, Selby: gourmet syrups.

64-65. Toron Johnson, Jamestown, N.D.: home decor, including frames, signs, calendar holders, rockers, quilt racks, benches and tables. Handmade mini-quilt samplers, pillows, table toppers and placemats, children's coat trees, pillows, pictures and magnet boards.

66-67. Nature's Therapy, Traci Issendorf, Wahpeton, N.D.: handblended potpourri, soy candles, soy tarts, diffusers, potpourri/candle arrangements.

68. B&L Woodworking, Bernard and Leona Kowalke, Spearfish: log doll houses, log barns, wooden doll furniture, furniture and benches.

69-70. Martha's Crafts, Martha Huber, Ethan: rustic home decor and garden decor, birdhouses and garden decorations.

71. Martin Trading Co., Bruce Martin, Golden Valley, Minn.: frames with laser-cut oak veneer mats.

72. Glassworks Studio, Dick Cuddihy and Gary Sauter, Moorhead, Minn.: sculpted glass items including wine bottle stoppers, letter openers, glass pens, hummingbirds, key finders, purse hangers and hair pins.

73-74. Coming Up Roses, Sandra Lieser, Albany, Minn.: painted old windows, mirrors, glassware, canvases and laser-cut metal signs.

75. Rock Me Mama, Angie Lundeen, Astoria: embellished baby Onesies, fashion bibs and scarves, leggings, burp clothes, car seat accessories, hand-stamped cards and altered notebooks.

76. Gerie Fling, Webster: Fairy houses.

77. Bedangled, Denise Fournier, Fargo, N.D.: jewelry made from copper and other metals.

78. Vonnie's Studio, Evonne Gilbertson, Westport: hydro-stone sculpture.

79. She Sells Seashells, Jan DeRock, Omaha, Neb.: Seashell decorative wallhangings and Christmas ornaments.

80-81. Elaine Eisenlohr, New York Mills, Minn.: wooden lawn and garden ornaments, children's jewelry.

82. Paul Nielsen, Moorhead, Minn.: wood toys, including cars, trucks, semis, planes, trains, tractors, combines and construction equipment.

83. Janice Paulson, Buffalo, Minn.: appliqued windsocks, garden flags and house flags.

84. Creations by Bob, Bob Dosch, Webster: jewelry made of shells, claws and teeth of wild animals or water life.

85-86. Lori Stuart, Fall Creek, Wis.: handpainted glassware, mirrors and Swarovski crystal bracelets in all sizes from children to adult.

87-88. Serendipity Boutique, Melisa Lehr, Pierre: hair accessories, tutus, tutu dresses, doll tutus, baby sandals, embellished shirts, wings, hats, shoes and flip flops.

89. Obsessed Photographers Group, Daron W. Krueger, Sioux Falls: fine art photography of the Great Plains.

90. Coyote Roadhouse Pottery, Gary R. Hastings, Bigfork, Mont.: fresh flower vases of porcelain.

91. DB Reality Rocks, David Barber, Ekalaka, Mont.: polished natural stones made into wire-wrapped pendants and jewelry.

92. Stanley's Sugarbush, Terry Stanley, Miltona, Minn.: pure maple syrup products.

93. Super Hero Capes, Renae Tracy Worrel, Aberdeen: superhero capes, marshmallow guns, tutus and skirts.

94. Francis Maffei, Hazelton, N.D.: acid-etched silver, copper and brass jewelry.

95. Francis Metal Works, John Harriman, Robbinsdale, Minn.: stone and iron sculptures of sanctuary birds.

96. Mark Levsen Woodcarving, Mark Levsen, Webster: handcarved, in relief, scenes of wildlife, prairie landscapes, farm, Christian images.

97. Randy's World of Glass, Randy Tvrdik, Lowry, Minn.: plated, leaded stained glass.

98-99. Christy and Lynn Sjoblom, Karlstad, Minn.: handbuilt, hand-painted screens, glass, metal and wood items with designs including flowers, birds, bugs, campers and seasonal items.

100. Ralph Fiskness, Moorhead, Minn.: themed vintage birdhouses and carved name signs.

101. Splendid Nature, Sean Ung, Avondale, Ariz.: woodcarved furniture from recycled tree roots and burls.

102. Jon Jahrus, Kansas City, Mo., personalized caricatures.


A-B. PS Indian Tacos, Worthington, Minn.: Indian tacos, taco salads, nacho supreme, elephant ears, pop, water.

C-D. Bob's Pork Pit, Huron: pork loin sandwich, hot dogs, brats, chips, slushes, water, pop.

E-G. Specific Foods, Mazeppa, Minn.: corn dogs, cheese curds, sausages, foot longs, Texas taters, lemonade, pop, water.

H. Cranston Family Concessions, Somerset, Wis.: shaved ice.

I. Greek Cuisine, Laxtoh, Okla.: gyros, chicken delight pork or vegetarian on pita bread and vegetarian Greek salad.

J-K. Front Porch Concessions, Marion: Taco in a Tub, Indian tacos, Idaho and Mexican nachos, corn dogs, cheese balls, cheese curds, deep fried mac and cheese, waffle fries, spudsters, nachos, nachos supreme, smoothies, pop, water.

L. St. Paul'sChristian Teen League, Aberdeen: walking tacos, barbecues, hot dogs, chips, pop, bottled water, iced tea.

M. Pester Mini Donuts, White: cinnamon and sugar and hot fudge with powdered sugar mini-doughnuts.

O. Tobin's Lemonade, Aberdeen: fresh-squeezed lemonade.

P-Q. Stapleton's Tornado Funnel Cakes, Wentworth: funnel cakes, lemonade, water.

R-S. Kristi's Concessions, Wolsey: walking tacos, nachos, super and deluxe nachos, hot dogs, barbecues, pretzels, pickles, freeze pops, taffy, chips, candy bars, pop, water.

T. Maui Wowi Fresh Hawaiian Blends, Watertown: fresh-blended fruit smoothies, fresh mocha-coffee smoothie, hot coffee.

U-V. Grassland Goodies, Eureka: Hot beef sundae, kuchen, cheesecake, chocolate-dipped frozen banana, frozen chocolate-dipped cookie dough, frozen Snickers, blended ice coffees, strawberry smoothies, frozen hot chocolate, iced tea, lemonade, water.

W-X. For Pete's Sake BBQ, Aberdeen: pulled pork sandwiches, pulled pork cheese fries, pulled pork pizza, brisket sandwich, brisket cheese fries, cheese fries, pop, lemonade.

Y. Daniel's European Cuisine, Seabrook, Texas: spinach, Greek, Caesar and seafood salads, beef, lamb, chicken, shark on a stick, alligator on the stick, chicken on the stick, shish kabobs, Philly cheese steak, shrimp, blooming onion, butterfly potato chips, curly fries, lemonade, iced tea.

Z-AA. Big J's Concessions, Aberdeen: variety of wraps -- buffalo chicken, chicken bacon ranch, steak and cheese, caramel apple and water.


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