Pike Road Arts & Crafts Fair
The Marks House, Pike Road, Alabama, Circa 1825
The Marks House was built between 1825 and 1830 by William Matthews Marks, the son of Nicholas Meriwether Marks. Dr. H. B. “Woody” Bartlett bought it in 1957. A “Thanksgiving Visitor” starring Truman Capote was filmed here in 1957. Dr. Bartlett has consented for the Community to use it as a community center without charge resulting in this landmark is being preserved.
Our 50th Fair and a Great Holiday Shopping Opportunity!
Enjoy a Fun Day in the Country! Come spend a Fall day in the country at the 50th annual Pike Road Arts & Crafts Fair from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016. See over 250 artists and craft vendors display their beautiful and unique wares on the grounds of the historic Marks House (circa 1825). Shopping doesn’t get any better than this.
Come for the shopping or come for the food! Enjoy delicious pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, homemade chicken salad, pimento cheese sandwiches, fried chicken and much more. Sample homemade goodies from the Sweet Shop inside the Marks House – cakes, pies, candy, and cookies. Pick up a dozen melt-in-your-mouth Mocha Cakes - Pike Road’s signature bite size sweet treat. Again, this year there will be a special Mocha Nut “Hut” which will sell only Mocha Nut Cakes.
The Pike Road Arts & Crafts Fair is one of the oldest craft fairs in Alabama.