October 14, 2008 |

Christmas Festival features arts and crafts

The 14th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will be from October 17-19 and 25 and 26 at the Washington County Fairgrounds, Washington, PA.

The festival opens to the public each day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

More than 200 decorated booths are located throughout the six indoor heated buildings and the festival offers something for everyone. Artists, craftsman and vendors from 14 states will display finely crafted items in wood, fiber, ceramics, dried floral, glass, wax and more. There will also be a wide assortment of holiday items, with emphasis on Christmas.

Santa will be on hand to visit with kids on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other children's activities include face painting, balloon animals, and weather permitting, a petting zoo. There will also be entertainment in the food court area.

Admission is $5.50 for adults, $5 for seniors (65+), $1 for children 6-12, children under 6 free. Call 724-863-4577 for more information visit www.familyfestivals. com.

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