What do you do with all that Thanksgiving company when the turkey is gone? For years, folks have been bringing guests and the whole family to the 29th annual “Hard Candy Christmas” Arts & Crafts Show at the Western Carolina University Ramsey Center, in Cullowhee, North Carolina.
Dates for 2016 are November 25-26, always the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Hours are 10-5 each day.
Customers line up early for the first pick of original, hand crafted arts & crafts at great prices.
The ornament collectors will find Old World santas, snowmen and angels.
More than 100 artists from five states are carefully chosen to be the best in their categories. They will present a wide array of wood craft, glass art, fine art ,folk art, master jewelers, and mountain photography.
Heritage craftsmen are bringing hand-tied brooms, corn shuck dolls, quilts and goat milk soap. Purchase a rustic table made just for your cabin and meet the one who has made it.
On the way out, take home a wreath of fresh mountain greenery and pick up a loaf of organic bread and gingerbread houses that are baked in a wood fired oven.
Chain saw artist, Tony Owen, will be demonstrating carving and selling the best bears in our area! ..
At the ticket table, pick up a delicious mountain apple and a piece of peppermint candy to celebrate our Christmas tradition.
‘Hard Candy Christmas’ Art & Crafts: Fresh mountain wreaths, specialty sweets, and exceptional arts & crafts…can’t wait!
Hours are 10-5 pm each day. Cullowhee is located on Highway 107 between Sylva and Cashiers. It is 45 miles SW of Asheville, N.C.(exit 27 off I-40) 92 Catamount Road 28723.
Admission is $4.50 for adults. Children under 12 free. Free convenient parking.
For information: www.mountainArtisans.net / 828 524 3405 / Doris Hunter, show director firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a Mountain Artisans Production.