Notojima Craft Fair 2010 のとじま手祭り

Photo from Noto Style

Come to the Notojima Te-Matsuri (のとじま手祭り), Noto’s favorite craft fair! The “creative arts fair” will be held in the We-Land Campground (Weランド) of Notojima on Saturday, October 16, and Sunday, October 17, from 10:00-16:00 on both days.

This casual art fair is fairly small, but it’s a good chance to get gifts and omiyage from the Noto/Ishikawa and to support local artists. The arts and crafts represented are glass, lacquerware, woodwork, gold, ceramics, fabric and woven goods, cloth goods, and leather goods. There will also be food booths. (Last year, there were hot noodles and handmade sweets and coffee.)

While you’re at Notojima, be sure to check out the Glass Art Museumグラス美術館)and/or the Notojima Aquarium (能登島水族館).

More information

Website (Japanese)
2009 Te-Matsuri post on the Ishikawa JET Blog

Access

By car
From the north, take the 249 to the 256 to the bridge to Notojima; from Nanao, take the 47 to the bridge to Notojima. Follow the signs to We-Land Campground. Free parking on site.

能登島家族旅行村Weランド
926-0211 石川県七尾市能登島向田町牧山
926-0211 Ishikawa-ken Nanao-shi Notojima Kouda-machi Makiyama

Map

By public transit

Take the bus bound for Notojima (能登島交通バス) from Wakura Onsen Station (和倉温泉駅) or Nanao Station (七尾駅). Get off at Notojima Rinkai Kouen (能登島臨海公園); 20-min. walk. Bus schedule courtesy of the nearby Notojima Glass Art Museum.

Leah Zoller is a second-year CIR and the editor of this blog. She is a fan of Notojima’s Maneki Neko Pottery.

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2 thoughts on “Notojima Craft Fair 2010 のとじま手祭り

  1. I watched and read about NOTO CRAFT FESTIVAL.
    It is excellent and amazing.
    I would like to know about this festival.
    So I need the Official Website of this program so that I can learn more thing and if I need I can communicate with you.

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