Capital City Art & Craft Show Celebrates 53rd Year

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Charleston, WV…

One of the region’s largest Art and Craft Shows will celebrate its return at the Charleston Convention Center on November 18-20, 2022.  The sponsoring Kanawha City Lions Club has hosted this regional event for 52 consecutive years until COVID interrupted the schedule in 2020 and 2021.  Each year the Convention Center is filled to the brim with high quality original items at affordable prices.

See a true cornucopia of creativity at the 53rd Capital City Art and Craft Show.  Nearly 160 booths featuring the creative talents of artisans will be on display featuring traditional to contemporary treasures including jewelry, pottery, woodwork, holiday decorations, fine art, photography, metal sculpture, quilting, textiles and more.

For many customers it’s an annual ritual to spend the day here seeing their favorite exhibitors and meeting new ones.  You can be entertained as well watching and learning from crafts persons doing their work.  The Show will feature artisans from six states.  A Country Kitchen will be offering delicious fall favorites and vendors will be sampling West Virginia produced food products like dips, salsas, baked goods, honey, jellies, sauces fudges.

Charities Benefit

Since the Show’s inception the Lions Club has used the proceeds of the event to donate more than $1.6 million dollars to state and local charities, as well as providing $130,000 for eyeglasses and exams for area residents.

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Craftsmen provide door prizes that are drawn continually.  The first 250 attendees each day are given a “Lions Buck” discount coupon on your first purchase.  A coloring contest for children provides cash prizes to winners in various age groups.

Feeding Families Program

Persons attending the Show are encouraged to bring nonperishable food products supporting Union Mission’s food pantry.  Just deposit your donation at the Union Mission truck near the entry door and you will receive a discount coupon on your entry ticket at the box office.

Show times are 4PM -9PM on Friday, November 18; 10AM – 6PM on Saturday, November 19; and noon – 5PM on Sunday, November 20.  Admission is $6 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years.

For more information call 304-389-3798.

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