Tennessee's Upcoming Craft Shows

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Here is a listing of Tennessee's upcoming craft shows:


Nov. 3

Murfreesboro — Patterson Pre-Holiday Craft Show – Crafters will bring homemade items for sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Patterson Park Community Center. For more information, call 615-893-7439.

Johnson City – Artlandia: An Arts and Crafts Peep Show – Over 40 local and regional artists showcase their sellable work from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Charles in downtown Johnson City. Admission is free. For more information, call 423-833-8474.

Nov. 9 – 10

Brownsville – Annual Holiday in Haywood – This two-day craft bazaar will feature over 20 retail and specialty merchants from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Admission is $5 or a donation of three canned good items. Pictures with Santa cost $5. For more information, visit www.ShopBrownsvilleTn.com

Jonesborough – 30th Annual Holiday Craft Show & Sale – Woodcarvings, jewelry and Christmas décor will be sold from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $1 for adults. For more information, visit www.historicjonesborough.com.

Nov. 10

Fayetteville – 20th Annual Host of Christmas Past – Enjoy crafts, carriage rides, storytelling and food. For more information, visit http://hostofchristmaspast.com.

Nashville – Wonderland Village – Shop for unique gifts and crafts. Enjoy gourmet concessions from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grace Church of the Nazarene. Admission is free. For more information, contact wonderlandvillage@yahoo.com.

Nov. 16 – 18

Knoxville – Fine Crafts Show – Over 160 artists will have crafts for sale at all price ranges. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors. For more information, visit www.foothillscraftguild.org.

Franklin – Centennial Holiday Show – Over 170 artisans will sell their hand-made crafts at the Centennial High School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17 and noon – 4 p.m. Nov. 18. For more information, call 615-472-4271 ext. 2335.

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