BETHEL – The world’s tallest SnowWoman, dedicated Feb. 29, was a project that reflected community spirit, and Saturday, July 5, at the Bethel Art Fair a few pieces of one-of-a-kind art will be sold as a tribute to that accomplishment.

Artist Ken Irons is creating the art on the shovels used by volunteers who handled and stomped 13,000,000 pounds of snow used to make the SnowWoman.

Also available will be pendant necklaces created by local artisan Jim Mann, who made the world’s largest Maine mica pendant to adorn the SnowWoman.

In addition, 50-plus fine artists and artisans will sell their work on the Bethel common from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Live entertainment will be provided between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the town’s gazebo. Featured performers are jazz musicians Jim McLaughlin & friends. Bring a lawn chair and sit back and enjoy.

Local restaurants will offer delicious choices, and children will be able to create their own work artwork, compliments of the Mahoosuc Kids Association, as well as enjoy a puppet show and other surprises.

Wrapping up the festivities will be a fireworks display that may be viewed from the common or the back lawn of the Bethel Inn Resort.

For more information, call the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-442-5826, e-mail [email protected] or log on to

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