Douglas County's Dog River Library anniversary “Arts and Crafts in the Woods” is Saturday, Nov. 3.
The weather is supposed to be perfect with clear and sunny skies and a high temperature in the low 70s! The event begins at 10 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m. The arts and crafts festival will feature the following vendors.
- Lucy Jane Pennybright: handmade plush animals and dolls
- Lee Pierce: hand-tied fleece blankets, Christmas arrangements, unique handmade cards, gift sets
- Vicki Fisher: children’s book author (Cambio, the best blue butterfly) and facepainting
- Creations by Diana D (Diana Drummond): wreaths
- Frank Allan Rogers and TL Gray: autographed copies of books
- Jr. Vargas: jewelry, jewelry boxes and bird houses
- J. Lynn Russell: unusual baked goods, handmade crafts
- Farmer’s Table: dressings, breads, ciders, jams, honey, produce
- Eva’s Bake Shop: chicken salad sandwiches, Arnold Palmer (1/2 tea, ½ lemonade), cheese straws
- Kilini Krafts (Linda Waldron): handmade crafts - beaded horseshoes, jewelry, casserole carriers
- Deborah Cox: oil paintings, crochet and Christmas ornaments, quilling
- Christine Hornback: painted windows, canvas, juvenile fiction books, other painted items
- Simply Magic, Unique Florals and Botanicals (Patience Allan-Glick): Georgia native plants, ethically harvested, dried in beautiful arrangements, Georgia woodland terrariums in resourced and unique glassware
- Richard Washington: original artwork, framed paintings, limited edition printmaking
- Karen Flagg: cookbooks, class promotion, knitting, yoga, Zumba
- Elijah Usher: handmade wood and acrylic pens
- Lazi Daisi Creations: rag dolls
- Ann Marie Alford: bowls that will be painted on site
- Marvelous Light Ministries: crafts for missions
- Master Gardeners: information booth
- Hickory Level Hound Rescue: animal rescue
- Douglas County Animal Shelter: animal rescue
There will also be a used book sale inside the library, a bake sale, and fresh pecans for sale.
Proceeds from the event will support programs of the Dog River Library. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Dog River Library, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
The Dog River Library, a department of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, opened on the first Saturday of November 2011.
The Dog River Library anniversary is open to the public with free admission.