Festival set for August 6
Calling all raspberry lovers! Escape the summer heat and treat your sweet tooth at our 14th annual Raspberry Festival on Sunday, Aug. 6, on the grounds of the historic Monastery of St. Gertrude in beautiful Cottonwood, ID.
This annual fundraiser for The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude includes a cowboy breakfast, 10K Fun Run and 5K Cake Walk, live music, arts & crafts festival, quilt show, antique car and motorcycle show, folk demonstrations, book sale, cash raffle, tours of the historic monastery chapel and museum, and more! So, bring your family along to enjoy BBQ beef sandwiches and all things raspberry, including fresh raspberry shortcake (with raspberries from the monastery berry patch), homemade raspberry jam, mustard, vinegar, tea, lemonade and craft products.
It’s for a good cause: All proceeds benefit The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude, celebrating 75 years of preserving the past for the future.
Raspberry Festival Calls for Arts and Crafts Vendors
Calling all crafters! It’s not too late to get your applications in for the Raspberry Festival Arts & Crafts Fair, which will be Sunday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Deadline for vendor applications is Friday, July 14.
Booths are set up on the grounds of the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, ID. “The monastery grounds are a beautiful background for the 1,600 Raspberry Festival attendees who might be shopping for handmade crafts and gifts,” said Lyle Wirtanen, museum director. “We have space for up to 40 booths and encourage area artisans and crafters to apply.”
Each 10x10 space is $35, or vendors may purchase a $25 museum membership in lieu of the entrance fee. Electricity is NOT available. Contact Darla Anglen-Whitley at firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 962-5061 for details.