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Folk Art on the River, 2nd Saturdays at Biscuits and Jam Famer’s Market

Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/10/2013
7:00 am-11:00 am

Location
Biscuits & Jam Farmer's Market

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Folk Art Sale, Wee Folk Hour, Pickers’ Art Contest and Live Blue Grass

New Albany, MS – 4/12/2013 – This year Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market will host Folk Art on the River every 2nd Saturday of Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market. June 8th, July 13th and August 10th. Hours for 2nd Saturdays will be 7 am to 12 pm. Local folk artist will have their art for sale. There will be a Wee Folk Hour from 10 am to 11 am. Activities for the kids will include a guided nature walk through the Arboretum with Sherra Owen, storytelling by the Tallahatchie River Players and a folk art craft. There will also be a Pickers’ Art Contest and live Bluegrass.

Biscuits & Jam will provide the theme for the art contests along with a background board and glue. Participants will pick up a map of local antique & 2nd hand stores at the market and are ask to purchase items from the stores to create a piece of folk art based on the theme of the day. Stores on the map will open at 7 am. Once participants have made their purchases, they return to the market and create their art. The judging will be at noon by a local folk artist, Clyde McDowell. Prizes to be announced.

This will be a great event showcasing local folk artist, learning activities for the kids and local Blue Grass.

Folk artists interested in having a booth should contact Mary Jennifer Russell: maryj@sugarees.com or call 662-538-9379.