CAMDEN — South Arkansas’ Largest Arts & Crafts Show, the 50th annual Camden Barn Sale, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Oakland and Monticello Streets at Camden.
“The Camden Barn Sale has grown into one of Arkansas’ major tourist attractions,” according to a news release. “Join thousands from all around the region to shop handcrafted southern favorites as you browse over 130 booths of vendors and artists from all over the U.S. featuring traditional crafts and contemporary styles.”
“The massive old oak trees provide a breath-taking fall landscape as you stroll beside the historic barn site while browsing the crafts and original handmade works of art. Expect to find handcrafted wooden pieces, ceramics, paintings, floral arrangements, handmade clothing, jewelry, stained glass, one-of-a-kind toys, and much more. Enjoy the historic southern plantation setting and shop till your heart’s content,” according to the release.
The event also includes authentic foods with vendors from all over the South displaying southern favorites and festival treats.
“Musical entertainment takes place throughout the day with individual performances by the artists themselves at their vendor booths. It’s fun for the entire family with the Antique & Classic Car Show, Kids Zone with inflatables, and festival traditions including the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, 5k Run, St. Louis Catholic Church Spaghetti Supper and much, much more,” according to the release.
Sponsors include the event’s title sponsor: the Camden Area Chamber of Commerce, Lockheed Martin, Bob and Amanda Wunnenberg, & Southern Arkansas University Tech.