Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association Spring Show


Diana Ellis

Those crafty Sun Lakers are at it again. The Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association Annual Spring Show will be held on Saturday, March 31, with over 60 venders showcasing their unique handmade crafts and artwork. The show will take place at the Oakwood Country Club (24218 S. Oakwood Blvd.) from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Craft shows are a great place to find unique gifts while at the same time supporting local artists and purchasing American-made items.

The Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association is a group of Sun Lakes residents interested in arts and crafts. For over 30 years, the Association has been hosting annual craft shows that provide members the opportunity to sell their unique and original handcrafted items to the public. Membership is limited to residents of Sun Lakes. Non-resident relatives and friends of residents are not eligible for membership nor can they participate in the arts and craft shows. Meetings are held the second Monday of January and October at the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m.

To participate as a vendor in our annual shows, you MUST be a member of the Association. No outside vendors are permitted, and no commercial products are allowed. Members must personally handcraft all items sold at the craft shows. Application forms for the shows are available on our website ( as a pdf file. Sign-up for the annual shows occurs at the general meetings in January and October. Membership in the Association runs from January to December, and membership dues are $10/year.

The Fall Show will be held at Sun Lakes Country Club on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Sign-up for the show will be at the October 8, 2018 meeting.

The Association’s website has undergone a make-over. Please visit our new and improved website ( for club and show information. Many thanks to Marge Gjerstad for designing and maintaining the Association’s website.