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Harvest Fair a big hit

Annual event unites Hingham crafters

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January 16th, 2015
Peg Kelley (right) from Hingham chats with Linden Ponds residents Barbara Ward and John McTammany, who both sold jewelry at the recent Harvest Fair.
Peg Kelley (right) from Hingham chats with Linden

One of the most anticipated events at Ponds is the community’s annual Harvest Fair. Each year in late November, the Erickson Living community in Hingham, Mass., opens its doors to guests for a festive fair that includes a craft sale, bake sale, raffles, and hayrides.

This year, about 30 crafters, some of whom live at Linden Ponds, displayed and sold their handmade jewelry, paintings, holiday ornaments, handbags, and more. Hundreds of people attended the event.

“We had an amazing turnout at this year’s Linden Ponds Harvest Fair,” resident Connie Graham says. “There are so many gifted crafters living here at Linden Ponds, and this provides a way for them to share their talents. We also have a number of outside crafters coming to Linden Ponds to showcase their work. It was a wonderful day here at Linden Ponds.”

Proceeds from the Harvest Fair bake sale were donated to Linden Ponds’ resident care fund. As a not-for-profit community, Linden Ponds provides several options for residents who have experienced an unforeseen change in their financial situation due to reasons beyond their control. The Residence and Care Agreement has all the details.