Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Santa's Workshop Set For This Weekend

The 33rd Annual Santa's Workshop, presented by the GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club will begin on Friday.  The event this year is being held from November 19th through the 21st at the Hyder Burks Ag Pavilion on Gainesboro Grade. The hours on Friday are 9 am to 8 pm. On Saturday, the doors will be open from 9 am to 7 pm. And the Sunday hours are 1 to 5 pm. Admission is two dollars per person, with children ages 12 and under admitted free. Organizers say all proceeds from the event are donated back to the community. They expect to have more than 100 booths from vendors selling gifts, crafts, and decorations. There will also be a silent auction, music and an appearance by Santa Claus.

Meanwhile, Tennessee Tech's University's Visual Art Society, a student art organization, will be presenting its annual Holiday Art and Fine Craft Sale in the Joan Derryberry Art Gallery in TTU's Roaden University Center on Thursday and Friday, December 2nd and 3rd, from 9 am to 5 pm. You can show your support for emerging artists at TTU as you shop a wide variety of one-of-a-kind handmade works crafted by the students.