Friday, October 21, 2011

Craftsmen's Guild New Members

Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi Presents Newest Members

Ridgeland, MS--The Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi presents its newest members in an exhibit, Tuesday, October 25th, from 5-7 p.m. at the Mississippi Craft Center, 950 Rice Road, Ridgeland, MS. Members from the March and August Standards will showcase their work that gained them entrance into the Guild's membership. No admission charge to the general public for the exhibit and refreshments will be served.

Members are selected by a committee of their peers when they have achieved master craftsmen quality work. The Guild has a membership of 400 members from 19 different states.

Many of the new members will enter the Chimneyville Crafts Festival in December, as well. The 35th Chimneyville Crafts Festival is the first weekend in December every year at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson, MS. This year's festival is December 2-4.

The Preview Party is Friday night, December 2nd, from 7-10 p.m. at the Trade Mart, with the festival following on Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th. Hours on Saturday are 10 a.m-5 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. More than 200 craftsmen sell the work of their hands at the Festival.

Be among the first to see the newest members of the Guild on October 25th. For more information, call 601-856-7546 or visit

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