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Crafts galore on tap during Forest Festival

September 28, 2012
By Beth Christian Broschart - Staff Writer , The Inter-Mountain

Visitors to the 76th Mountain State Forest Festival will have many opportunities for those shopping for crafts.

Crafts and More, featuring crafters from West Virginia and surrounding states, will be open for business 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6. The location for Crafts and More is the First United Methodist Church on Kerens Avenue in Elkins.

Crafters will sell items including baskets, jewelry, wood products, candles and many other crafts of quality workmanship. Home party vendors also will sell their wares. Crafts and More is sponsored by Davis Trust Co.

Meanwhile, the Randolph County Senior Center Craft Show is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 to 5.

"This craft show has a long tradition of helping seniors in the county raise a little money," said Penny Canfield, Randolph County Senior Center activities director. "Usually we have 15 to 30 craft tables set up, and we are very busy with visitors coming in to our sale."

Canfield said people know they can get homemade crafts and sweets.

Fact Box

If you go

What:?Randolph County Senior Center Craft Show

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 to 5

Where: Senior Center, Fifth Street

If you go

What:?Crafts and More

When: 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6

Where: First United Methodist Church, Kerens Avenue

"Everyone knows they can purchase good quality items at the Randolph County Senior Center Craft Show during the Mountain State Forest Festival," Canfield said. "This is also a great opportunity to begin shopping for those on your Christmas list."

 
 

 

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