Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: October 21, 22 & 23, 2016

 

 

Country Living Fair Returns to Atlanta, GA, October 21-23

 

“Junk Gypsies” to Host Book Signing; Live Auditions for Flea Market Flip

 

 

Atlanta, Georgia, October 14, 2016 - The Country Living Fair brings the Country Living magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have access to cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations, will be able to sample locally sourced, artisanal food, and can shop the Country Living General Store.

 

Junk Gypsies to launch their new book, Junk Gypsy: Designing a Life at the Crossroads of Wonder & Wander with appearance and Q & A on Saturday, October 22, at 11 a.m. on the Main Stage.
 
Lights! Camera! Action! Great American Country Has Your Chance to Audition for the Hit Show Flea Market Flip! Visit the GAC Lounge on the Main Green Friday-Sunday to Prove You Have the Creativity it Takes to Turn a Flea-Market Find into a Repurposed Masterpiece.
 
WHEN:                  October 21, 22, 23
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Gates open for Early Bird ticket holders at 8:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday.
Gates open for ticket holders at 10 a.m. Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
 
WHERE:                Event Meadow on the grounds of Stone Mountain Park, a scenic recreation area 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta [Exit 8 off of U.S. Highway 78]
 
WHO:                    Meet the Country Living editors, as well as special guests, including:  
Amie and Jolie Sikes, The Junk Gypsies
Cari Cucksey, star of HGTV’s Cash & Cari
Denise Sabia, blogger, The Painted Home
Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen
Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor
Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & www.CountryLiving.com writer and contributor
Nancy Fuller, TV personality & author of Farmhouse Rules
 
**Photo and interview opportunities include:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
11:00 a.m.: Main Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor, will share secrets to successfully run a beehive, followed by a book signing. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
1:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor will share secrets to using vintage and salvage for beautiful design and decor, followed by a signing of her book Salvage Secrets Design and Décor. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
1:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Nancy Fuller, TV personality & author of Farmhouse Rules, will be doing a cooking demo on her “Butternut Because Soup” followed a signing of her cookbook Farmhouse Rules. Books are available in advance online at stellashows.com and will also be available for purchase on-site.
3:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen, will share tricks to turn items in your wardrobe or home décor from ordinary to extraordinary by embellishing with trimmings.
3:30 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Make & Take the Grain Sack Pumpkin from the October cover of Country Living magazine with Food and Crafts Director Charlyne Mattox. $25 in advance.
4:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Denise Sabia, blogger for The Painted Home will be demo setting a harvest table with farmhouse flair.
 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
11:00 a.m.: Main Stage: Amie and Jolie Sikes, The Junk Gypsies to talk about their big dreams, roadside treasures, and down-home design aesthetic followed by a book signing. Books are available in advance online at stellashows.com and will also be available for purchase on-site.
12:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen, will share tricks to turn items in your wardrobe or home décor from ordinary to extraordinary by embellishing with trimmings.
1:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor will share 20 Incredibly Easy DIYs for design and gift ideas.
2:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Charlyne Mattox, Country Living Food and Crafts Director will be doing a cooking demo on easy dinner for real life, followed by a signing of her book Cooking with Seeds. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
4:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor, will demo tablescaping with succulent-topped pumpkins.
 
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
12:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor will lead a workshop on how to make your very own vintage-inspired sign.
1:00 p.m.: Main Stage: Cari Cucksey, star of HGTV’s Cash & Cari will present ways to paint, stain, and spray your way to upcycling old items.
2:00 p.m.: Kitchen Stage: Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, HGTV.com & CountryLiving.com writer and contributor, will share how to start your own backyard chicken coup, followed by a signing of her book A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. Books will be available for purchase on-site.
 
TICKETS:               One-day admission is $13 in advance and $16 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the door; An Early Bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday; Free admission for children ages 16 and under.
The Fair is held rain or shine and regular parking fees apply.
 
Attendees will be able to engage with Country Living at the Fairs by using the hashtag #CLFair and share their favorite finds using the hashtag #CLFairFinds.
 
Download the new Country Living Fair App from the App Store or Google Play to have all the most current information about featured talent, vendors and locations at your fingertips within a really easy-to-use mobile application.
 
The 2016 Country Living Fair in Atlanta is sponsored by Go RVing, Great American Country’s Flea Market Flip, Jelly Belly©, and Wagner, and is produced by Stella Show Management Company. For tickets and additional information, including a list of vendors and discounted hotel rates, contact Stella Show Management Co. at 1-866-500-FAIR or
stellashows.com. For additional details, visit www.countryliving.com/fair.   
 
Love to Craft? Love to Cruise? Learn more about the 2017 Country Living Coast-to-Coast Cruise when speaking with CL Editors at the Fair. Special guests (and Fair favorites) the Junk Gypsies will be aboard, sharing their addiction to flea marketing and Americana-inspired design through demonstrations, DIY projects and Q&A sessions. There will also be a special “Junk Gypsy Prom”—a chance to dance the night away on the high seas in “junk fashion.” For more details visit
countrylivingcruise.com.
 
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 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Carrie Carlson, 212.649.2617, carriecarlson@hearst.com; Kaitie Ames, 212.649.2180, kames@hearst.com

Phone: 212.649.2617

 

Stella Show Mgmt. Co., Inc.

Paramus, New Jersey

Web: www.stellashows.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Country Living Fair

Event Date: October 21, 22 & 23, 2016

Event Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Event Location: Event Meadow - Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta, Georgia

Admission: One-day admission is $13 in advance and $16 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $20 at the door; An Early Bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday; Free admission for children ages 16 and under.

Web: www.stellashows.com

Description: The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have access to cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations, will be able to sample locally sourced, artisanal food, and can shop the Country Living General Store. Junk Gypsies to launch their new book, Junk Gypsy: Designing a Life at the Crossroads of Wonder & Wander with appearance and Q & A on Saturday, October 22, at 11 a.m. on the Main Stage. Lights! Camera! Action! Great American Country Has Your Chance to Audition for the Hit Show Flea Market Flip! Visit the GAC Lounge on the Main Green Friday-Sunday to Prove You Have the Creativity it Takes to Turn a Flea-Market Find into a Repurposed Masterpiece.

 


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