When my girls were very small, we went every year, especially to take part in the glue-in. Residents save scraps of things all year long (toothpaste lids, small wood pieces, film canisters, beads, buttons, and all kinds of whatnot). Kids used to pay 25 cents to get a sturdy piece of cardboard and a little pot of glue to make whatever kind of 3D project they desired. These masterpieces usually lasted a few months at our house where they slowly retired to a storage place where, once forgotten, found their way to the great glue-in in the
Now my favorite place is the book sale, because you never know what you will find there that you didn’t know you wanted to read.
I actually have not been to the Festival since 2011, but you can see photos of it at my previous blog here.