FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
POTSDAM, NY – July 11, 2018 – For Potsdam’s 51st Summer Festival, Maple Run Emporium will host a Maple Sampling, Guest Artists, and a Three-Day Sale. Maple Run Emporium is located at 49 Market Street - the main street of the festival. The annual event takes place this year on July 12, 13, and 14.
Maple Run Emporium will kick off the festivities on Thursday, July 12, with “Maple Sampling, Sweet and Savory.” The serve-yourself buffet menu highlights snackable maple treats: Mapleland Farms Maple Roasted Peanuts; Stony Brook Maple Pepitas; Pork Barrel BBQ Maple Bacon Jerky; Kettle Maple Bacon Potato Chips, La Dunkerquoise Pure Butter Waffles; Black Rooster Maple Cream; and Dare Maple Crème Cookies.
On Friday, July 13, Maple Run Emporium welcomes master basket weaver Donna Jadlos of ADK Basket Tree in Winthrop, NY. This year marks Donna’s fifth consecutive appearance at the shop for Summer Festival. She brings in new work from her studio, plus all the twigs, reeds, and branches she needs to make an amazing basket. Donna loves chatting with the folks watching her work and shares all she can about her art. For this year’s event, Donna is weaving a Bill Basket – part of a desk set that includes a weighted Pen and Pencil Holder. Donna’s been making baskets for 29 years and she also teaches basket weaving. Come by and say ‘hi’ to Donna and see how she makes her extraordinary baskets.
On Saturday, July 14, for the eighth consecutive year, award-winning wood-turner Jan Close will be the Artist in Residence at Maple Run Emporium. He’ll bring in new artwork from his studio, create a wonderful display, and spend the day chatting with everyone about his wood-turning. Jan’s art includes bowls, salt and pepper mills, vases, and objets d’art. His newest collection for Summer Festival 2018 includes twisted candlesticks, amazing lidded urns, and many bowls in all kinds of woods and sizes.
Featured throughout Summerfest 2018 is the annual sale at Maple Run Emporium. The sale features up to 50% off selected cookware, bakeware, and knives from all the top brands including Mauviel, All-Clad, Lagostina, Staub, Le Creuset, Debuyer, Swiss Diamond, Wusthof, and Nordic Ware. For all three days, in-store only July 12, 13, 14, there are some spectacular buys on the kitchenware you've always wanted at fantastically good prices!
Maple Run Emporium
49 Market Street
Potsdam, NY 13676