ARTS FESTIVAL IN NORTHAMPTON
Need plans for Columbus Day weekend? For live jazz, festive dining, arts galore, and more, head to the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton for the Paradise City Arts Festival (Oct. 12-14). Now in its 19th year, this three-day event showcases fine and functional art — including painting, jewelry, ceramics, fashion, furniture and more — presented by more than 275 artists from every corner of the country. Also features a flowering sculpture garden, silent auction, and Hocus Pocus, a special exhibit of magic and make believe. 800-511-9725, www.paradisecityarts.com Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.