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Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Holiday craft show celebrates 25 years

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art hardcandy“Hard Candy Christmas” Fine Art and Craft Show will celebrate 25 years from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23-24, at the Ramsey Center Arena at Western Carolina University.

The show, which gets its name from a simpler era when folks enjoyed the season with stockings of hard candy and gifts made by hand, will present a selection of arts and crafts from the southern Appalachians. The two-day show features a variety of items from basket weavers, potters, wood carvers, quilters, furniture makers, blacksmiths, glass blowers, doll makers and more. Holiday items available include candles, ornaments, trees, wreaths and peanut brittle.

This year’s featured artist is Debra Parker Romero of Buford, Ga. A sculptor and owner of Old World St. Nicks, Romero specializes in creating an original handmade Santa, elves and other figures and ornaments. Her work is currently on display at the Biltmore House.

Admission is $4 per person, with children under age 12 admitted free. There is no charge for parking.

828.524.3405, 800.962.1911 or www.MountainArtisans.net.

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    art theplaceWhat to do?

    That was the question I posed to myself when I found out my girlfriend was visiting from Upstate New York. She is someone who has never been to Western North Carolina, never been to Southern Appalachia, let alone anywhere in the South for that matter. 

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