Blended Roots of Bluffton, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity-Allen County Restore, has adopted the Bluffton Arts and Crafts Pageant which was formerly a system of the Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. Prior to the pandemic, the party was held in Bluffton for 48 many years, generating it 1 of the longest working art festivals in Ohio.

In accordance to organizer Katelyn Gainok, this year’s event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at a new spot at 246 Cherry St., Bluffton. Gainok is the supervisor of Blended Roots and is working with a festival committee of Sheena Dotson, Blended Roots owner, Julia Keiser, Blended Roots advertising and marketing and Pat Rodabaugh, competition expert.

The pageant will offer buyers good quality handmade goods from a broad selection of artisans, musical enjoyment and delectable edibles from several food vehicles.

There will be crafting chances and experience painting for young children. The new location has loads of parking to accommodate consumers.


Caleb Farmer of The Restore of Lima will hold an “Upcycle Recycle Contest” and prizes will be awarded at the show. Entries in the contest will be auctioned to raise revenue for Habitat for Humanity. (See connected flyer down below)


Distributors from all more than the point out will offer you their wares on and around the grounds of Blended Roots. Sections of Cherry Road and Railroad Street will be closed off to accommodate the vendor booths and food stuff vans. From 10:00-11:00 a.m. Ron Bowerman will current Native American flute songs adopted by Charlie Saylor and The Normal Suspects, presenting acoustic vintage rock from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hungry customers can enjoy tacos and Mexican food from Taco Fiesta Hinojosa or snack on glazed nuts from Double D’s Nuts. Jay Lugibihl will give delicious handmade ice cream and Dawn Shafer will have smoked meats out there from her food stuff truck.

Artisans offering other styles of food solutions will also be on hand. Alex Arnos will give honey and honey products from Arnos Apiaries. The Mustached Honey Bee owned by Ty Shelby will also have honey and honey goods for sale. Angie Lorenz of Backyard garden Thyme, LLC will present cottage foods things alongside with her bath/body items.


Becky Dotson of Relatives Candle will exhibit wax art candle creating inside of the keep, while Denise Adams of Willow and Wax will market candles, tumblers and apparel outdoors. Ron Bowerman will current wood carving demonstrations and local artist Joellen Lehman of Folly Faces LLC will do deal with portray for children.

A amount of vendors will market dwelling decor and woodcrafts: MD Residence Accents, Boldman Woodworks, Rick Giese, Eva Holbrook, Caryn Johnson, 8 Nine Models, 1 Creative Route and 3 Oaks.

Artisans promoting sewn merchandise, bath and physique products and jewelry are also greatly represented: C-Squared Sewing, Hand and House Co., Lisa’s Homespun, Rustic Bendz, Nana’s Keep It Organic, Sew What Sisters, Azure’s Astounding $5 Habit, Merrill Marie Soapworks, Kat Luginbuhl Layouts, Classic Sisterhood Co., 2nd Chances by Mary, Devine Designs ,Artistic Crafts and Butterfly Ink.

Pottery and gnomes are out there from Linda Renee’ Pottery and Sara’s Crafting.  Handmade dog components are presented by Pearl and Gi Styles and pictures by Image Me This.


The Village of Bluffton will have a booth established up for a satisfy and greet with village officials who want to welcome distributors and consumers alike to get pleasure from all that is offered at this year’s arts and crafts display.


The festival is three minutes from I-75 working with exits 140 and 142. Parking a lot are available off of St. Rt. 103 and Faculty Avenue. Anyone with concerns can contact Gainok at Blended Roots: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact (567) 226-1099 or e mail [email protected].

By Indana