WITH WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL — Crafts by the Dock to showcase handmade items

Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND — The 40th annual Crafts by the Dock Fair will be held on Madison Street downtown Saturday and Sunday.

Event hours for the fair, located a block from this weekend's Wooden Boat Festival, are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Juried artists from all over Washington and other states including California, Colorado, Florida and Idaho will sell handmade artwork such as maritime paintings, fine silver, gold with gemstones, enamel-work jewelry, beaded jewelry, blown glass and etched glass.

Lots of more items

Other items for sale are wooden wares, watercolors, tiles, hand-forged steel sculptures, photography, hand-forged knives, handwoven and hand-knitted clothing, lamp-worked beads, wooden flutes, children's clothing, various types of pottery, tile murals and more.

This event is the largest fundraiser for the Port Townsend Arts Guild, which donates up to $4,500 yearly to qualified college-bound students in the arts.

This year, the arts guild awarded a $1,000 arts scholarship to Kali Copsick of Chimacum High School.

For more information, applications for the Holiday Crafts Fair in November or scholarship details for arts students, visit www.porttownsendartsguild.org or www.ptguide.com.

The arts guild has been a self-supporting nonprofit arts organization for more than 40 years.

Last modified: September 06. 2013 9:10PM
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