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Exhibitors sought for Piney Woods Festival
PICAYUNE – The traditional skills, crafts and arts of Mississippi’s Piney Woods region will be showcased during the Piney Woods Heritage Festival at Mississippi State University’s Crosby Arboretum Nov. 15 and 16.
Visitors to the Picayune facility will enjoy educational exhibits and skills demonstrations, including blacksmithing, wood carving, quilting, storytelling and more. Craftsmen and artists also will offer their work for purchase.
Artists and craftsmen who are skilled in traditional crafts, trades or arts are invited to apply to be exhibitors. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 1. There is no fee for booth space.
The event is open to preregistered school groups on Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $2 per student and free for teachers, chaperones and bus drivers. The general public is invited to attend on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children.
For more information on the festival or to obtain a booth application form, contact Richelle Stafne at email@example.com or 601-799-2311.