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Arts And Crafts Fair Runs Through Weekend

Reported by: Send eMail Elizabeth Noreika
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Nov. 22, 2013 6:34 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 22, 2013 7:24 PM EST

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Arts and Cratfs
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

If you're a fan of hand-made arts and crafts, then Charleston is the place to be this weekend.

You can find about 125 vendors from all over the east coast here with paintings, woodwork, Christmas ornaments, bracelets, rugs - you name it.

Over the years, the sponsor of the event, the Lions Club, has raised more than $1 million for charities.

"You just don't find (these) in Macy's and Penny's and those places,” Bill Grizzell, of the Lion’s Club, said. “What you're going to find here, you're not going to find, except in some real novelty stores, and that's what we want. We want some novelty, we want something unusual and we want it hand-made"

The event will be held in the north and south grand hall of the Civic Center.

It kicked off Friday and goes through 9 p.m.

On Saturday, hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and then, on Sunday, it starts at noon and wraps up at 6 p.m.

Admission is $6 for adults and $1 for children under 12 years old.



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