Festival Marketplace

The Marketplace presents an internationally diverse group of vendors, including craftspeople showing their own work, organizations that provide services to the folk music, dance, and song community, and commercial vendors with products of special interest to the folk community.


April 19-21, 2024
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
181 Royal Plaza Dr. West, Marlborough, MA
Friday: 6pm-9pm
Saturday: 9am-9pm
Sunday: 9am-5pm

2024 Vendors

Addison and Ava’s Gems & Jewels

My business is a metaphysical shop where I sell a variety of crystals, handcrafted teas, oils, candles, and other handcrafted goods by women in small businesses.

Jean L. Hodgkins, Worcester, MA

Alamo Styles

Dance shoes for men and women, skirts and blouses, socks, comfort insoles and footwear fitting aids, waist packs, tote bags with dance theme.

Carol Koch, Franklin, MA

Alvin Fry Violins

Handmade or hand-finished violins, guitars, violas, and balalaikas.

Alvin Fry, St. Louis, MO

Ann’s Pottery

Functional stoneware with a nod towards ancient and indigenous cultures.

Ann Schunior, Randolph, MA

Annie’s Contra Corner

Secondhand and handmade dance clothing; handmade pieced bags, handmade pieced scarves.

Annie Collins, Greenfield, MA

Auntie Arwen’s Spices and Teas

We hand-mix spice & tea blends that are the freshest you can get without going to your garden. We bring different ingredients that are not commonly found in the store.

Colleen Jordon, Jewett City, CT

Bauhan Publishing

Books on contra dancing, CDs, and Bob McQuillen merch.

Sarah Bauhan, Peterborough, NH

Bazaar Quilts

Traditional pieced quilts in contemporary colors, with a focus on scrap quilts.

Andi Lindsey, Natick, MA

Beads Without End

Bead & fiber art, crocheted beadwork, jewelry, and decorative objects. All locally handmade by the artists.

Kathryn Black, Acton, MA

Brown’s Bones

Hand-crafted rhythm bones made out of bone and wood.

Steve Brown, Winchendon, MA

Celebrity Leggings

Leggings in a variety of original prints and colors.

Galina Efremova
Boston, MA


Cloak and Dagger Creations

Fun & fantastic dance clothing, outerwear and headwear for festivals, special occasions & everyday wear. We also carry garment trim and closures for those who would rather make their own wonderful clothing.

Dina Flockhart, Littleton, MA

Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS)

Books, CDs and more from hundreds of authors and musicians. Contra, English country dance, ritual dance resources for callers, teachers, and music and dance lovers of all kinds.

Ben Williams, Easthampton, MA

David Horne Art

Handmade crafts including wood toys, original watercolor painting and drawings. Other 3-dimensional garden art made of durable materials, including stone and painted steel.

David Horne, New Bedford, MA

Desjardin Design

Scarves, socks, children’s clothing, home goods, and Japanese-inspired bags. Made using all natural materials and traditional methods such as Shibori dyeing and botanical imprinting on cotton, silk, and linen.

Cheryl Desjardin, Amesbury, MA

Domingo Wire Works

Handmade Zimbabwean wire and bead sculptures.

Bernard Domingo, New York

The Dragon’s Lair

Puppets and other plushies. We are a long-time vendor at conventions.

Edward Trachtenberg, Methuen, MA

Firecrow Handwovens

This master weaver designs and weaves one-of-a-kind wearables on 8- and 16-harness floor looms, in rayon chenille, cotton, bamboo, mohair, and novelty fibers. Her ponchos, vests, scarves, and shawls are colorful, wearable art one can treasure for years to come. Ponchos are fabulous over dancing dresses too!

Kathy Litchfield, Warwick, MA

Fjäril Designs

Mixed-media creations to uplift the spirit, incorporating hand-carved clay, fiber, metal and glass beads into wearable art and other handmade pieces to enhance your space.

Sam Goodall, Saco, ME

Ginny Remedi Designs: Jewels for the Journey

Handcrafted jewelry in silver, gold, gemstones, porcelain and Swarovski crystal; original and wheel-thrown pottery and hand-built works including my signature “Flutonian” flutes. I offer simple repairs onsite.

Ginny Remedi-Brown, Malden, MA

Horse Hill Studio LLC

We make curious things from leather and found objects.

Donlin Foreman, Harrisville, NH

International Emporium

Hand-crafted artifacts from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Our selection includes new, vintage, and one-of-a-kind items.

April Werner, Burlington, VT

JMSMagid Creations

I am a sculptor and doll artist, creating whimsical and fantasy-inspired works in various combinations of mediums, and emphasizing the tactile and interactive elements of art in order to encourage creativity and play.

Jamie Magid, Lexington, MA

Jubo Music

A JUBO is the simplest instrument to learn. Only 4 holes to cover, easy to make a sound encompassing 11 notes, and an easy-to-learn method that gets you reading and composing your own tunes quickly.

Wayne Hankin, Vermont

Leaf Pile Studios

I’m a fiber artist specializing in 2D needle felting, and I sell my own work as wall hangings, pillows and earrings. I also sell kits and teach workshops, so you can learn how to needle felt too!

Emma Peacock, Milford, MA

MacRae Musical Instruments

A small business specializing in the construction of guitars, mandolins, and folk instruments.

Devon MacRae, Littleton, MA


Matted open-edition prints of my original work.

Marc Roulstone, Providence, RI


Hand-dyed, painted and sewn scarves, ponchos, and jackets.

Lori Ross, Ashford, CT

Morel Woodcarving

Handmade wooden spoons and small carvings.

Jonathan Morel, Belchertown, MA

Nancy Dresses

Dancing dresses and skirts.

Jennifer Horrocks, Georgia

Project Have Hope

Project Have Hope is a non-profit that empowers women and educates children in Uganda through the sale of handmade crafts.

Karen Sparacio, Malden, MA and Uganda

Retablos Palomino Jimenez

Zuly preserves the Peruvian folk tradition of making retablos: small, colorful boxes with intricate narrative scenes. As a fourth-generation retablo maker, she uses traditional techniques, making the figures from potato flour, but also incorporating recycled items.

Zuly Yennifer Palomino, Warwick, RI

Silver Owl Creations

Wire and hand-colored brass jewelry: pendants, earrings, hairpins and clips, necklaces, and bracelets.

Kendra Tornheim, Middleborough, MA

Soft Impressions by Susan Tornheim

Felted wool hats and accessories.

Susan Tornheim, Newton, MA

Sowing Opportunities, Inc.

Fairly traded Guatemalan handicrafts handmade by indigenous Maya artisans in Guatemala. Sowing Opportunities works with A Thread of Hope Guatemalan Fair Trade to help fund agricultural solutions to poverty, hunger, and malnutrition through greenhouses in extremely remote, destitute Guatemalan villages that have no other resources.

Fern Remedi-Brown, Malden, MA and Guatemala

Storyteller Jewelry

Wearable stories, magical ornaments, and celestial earrings.

Raelinda Woad, Salem, MA

Wildflower Beads

Handmade beadwork jewelry.

Sue Lecuyer, Cohoes, NY

Women’s Peace Collection

Fair-trade business selling ethically-sourced crafts handmade by marginalized artisans around the world. Featuring Eagle Ray clothing!

Sue Fish, Great Barrington, MA

Wood Burning by Maria

Wood-burned art (pyrography) on various types of wood for use primarily as indoor wall hangings.

Maria Scarpa Allen, Groton, CT

Need more information? email marketplace@neffa.org

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