Earlier this month, I traveled south to visit family in Virginia and to enjoy a bit of a long, holiday weekend.
When I heard about this event that just so happened to be the same weekend I'd be in Williamsburg, I had to go!
Williamsburg, Virginia has been celebrating artists for 50 years with their annual "An Occasion for the Arts" festival.
Two streets' worth of white-tented booths are lined back to back, filled with artists from all over the country.
Sure, I've been to the noteworthy Birmingham farmers market, and local craft fairs in New Hampshire and the Adirondacks, but never have I seen so many artisans gathered together at once.
From painting to sculpture to photography to ceramics — every medium imaginable was on display.
Oh, how I wish I had been able to buy everything I saw!
You'll have to forgive me for not gathering the names of each artist — but this is definitely something to add to your list, though I'd recommend traveling by car so you can take a good haul of items home.