6th annual WILMA (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) Expo

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Event Date(s): Sat, 10/20/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 4:00pm
Made in Cattaraugus County
Talk to the folks who make honey and horseradish from Hinsdale, NY
People registering for the raffles and shopping
Dairy Ambassador & Dairy Princess serving ice cream during the ice cream social
All Natural Soap
Rubber mats
Goode Girls goat-milk soap

Want to think and act local?  Invest in your own communities' people and businesses? Show your support by coming to the 6th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) being held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds the weekend of October 20th and 21st, 2018.

What are you supporting?

This expo will encourage people to buy from and promote local businesses by highlighting items that are handmade or manufactured in Cattaraugus County by local artisans and manufacturers.  It is a family-oriented event and there will be activities for any children that attend. 

Why should you buy local?

There has been increased awareness about the personal, community, and economic benefits of buying local in recent years. Not only are you supporting your neighbors and community members directly, but they in turn then are more likely to buy local further growing the community. This also reduces the environmental impact by lowering transportation necessity. You're creating good jobs, helping to keep your community unique by encouraging one of a kind businesses to open up, inviting people to remain a part of your community for many years and also putting your taxes to good use. 

Or if you are just looking for a distinctive gift to give a loved one in the upcoming holiday season, you are sure to find it here. 

This event will be held rain or shine as it is indoors. It will take place in Little Valley, NY at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds. Vendors will be available on Saturday the 20th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday the 1st from 11:00am to 3:00pm. 

FREE admission!

Free Donuts & Apple Cider

Wooly Bears!

Come see the wooly bear caterpillars!

Apply to be a Vendor

Locals can become a vendor!

This event will be held at:

Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds
501 Erie St.
Little Valley, NY 14755
United States
Phone: 716-938-2318
42° 15' 15.57" N, 78° 48' 17.0784" W
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