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Event features works of 200

September 23, 2004|by ANDREA ROWLAND

andrear@herald-mail.com

The Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival this weekend will include a variety of artisans and food vendors, live entertainment and more.

The Jefferson County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the semi-annual festival Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26, at Sam Michaels Park on Job Corps Road between Charles Town, W.Va., and Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

About 200 craftspeople will sell their wares, and some artisans will demonstrate their crafts. The festival will feature handmade products ranging from baskets to wood accessories. Festival-goers will find photography, pottery, toys, rugs, quilts, glassware, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, floral goods and works created in other media.

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Bluegrass musicians - including Colin Dunbar & Sleepy Creek, The Seldom Scene and Bob Paisley & Southern Grass - will entertain visitors throughout the festival's duration.

For more information, call 1-800-624-0577 or go to www.jeffersoncounty.com/festival on the Web.




Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival

Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sam Michaels Park on Job Corps Road

Between Charles Town and Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Admission costs $6, adults; $3, children ages 6 to 17; and free for children younger than 6. Fee includes parking and entertainment.

No pets or alcohol allowed.

For more information, call 1-800-624-0577 or go to www.jeffersoncounty.com/festival on the Web.

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