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Friday , Saturday & Sunday, August 25, 26 & 27, 2017

Beckley - Raleigh County Convention Center

The locals watch for this show every year and visitors to Raleigh County, WV are drawn to the beautiful, hand-crafted wares.  It's the annual Appalachian Festival Arts & Crafts Show, hosted by the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce and now in its 53rd year!

Feast your eyes on the colors, feel the wonderous textures, appreciate the love and care which designed and made every piece.  West Virginia is abundant with talent and this talent can be seen and purchased at the show.  Over 100 vendors will show and sell their creations.  Everything from quilts, to pottery, to sculptures, to wood works. 

In addition to the crafts, the show features daily musical entertainment for your listening pleasure.  Everything from traditional Celtic to Bluegrass, these WV entertainers are sure to please.


Hours of the Show 

 

Friday, August 25:  10:00am – 6:00pm

10:00am:  Doors Open

 

Saturday, August 26:  10:00am – 6:00pm

10:00am:  Doors Open

Sunday, August 27:  12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm Doors Open




The Lilly Mountaineers
The Lilly Mountaineers

Entertainment Schedule:

 

Friday August 25 

Lost Cannon Bluegrass Band will perform at 1:30 pm
Shane Ingram & Friends will perform at 3:00 pm
Beyond Therapy will perform at 4:00 pm 

Saturday August 26 

Lilly Mountaineers will perform from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


                     
Hungry?  Don't worry!  The Appalachian Festival Arts & Crafts Fair is all set to offer a variety of foods and treats!  Oh, you can just smell the aroma of Kettle Corn, Steak Sandwiches, and so much more!

Appalachian Treasures Quilt Show will be back
this year at the Appalachian Arts & Crafts Fair


The Quilt Show will celebrate its 43rd year at the festival. The year's featured theme category will feature Drunkard's Path quilts that are constructed by hand or machine.  

For rules, regulations, a list of categories, and an entry form call Judith Bragg at 304-763-3619 or Margaret McNeely at 304-253-0853.  Quilt-lovers interested in volunteering for two- or three-hour shifts during the festival may also call Judith or Margaret. 


Discounts 

Receive Discount Admission to the Exhibition Coal Mine Tours with a Coupon from the Arts & Crafts 

 

Admission

 

Adults:  $5 

 

Children Under 12:  Free

 

 

For more information contact the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce at 304-252-7328 or 1-877-987-3847

 

Register for Door Prizes & Giveaways each day