Autumn on the Ashley, a two-day open-air craft fair, will be held Oct. 13 an d14 at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.
Sponsored by Magnolia and the Tri-County Master Gardeners Association, this year’s event includes a contest to select a logo for the 2013 edition of Autumn on the Ashley.
More than 35 vendors are expected for the fifth annual event that features stained glass, jewelry, pottery, glass beadwork, woodwork, folk art, photography, and blacksmith and wood carving demonstrations. The craft fair, which is free to the public will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.
A $100 vendor fee will be charged for a booth space to display handcrafted items. No retail items will be allowed. Vendors are responsible for their own pop-up tent, tables and chairs. Electricity will not be available.
Master Gardeners will answer gardening questions and receive soil samples. The cost for soil samples is $6 each. Call 722-5940 to get tips on how to collect a sample. Plants and gardening books also will be available for sale.
The logo contest is open to anyone. To enter, submit a photo of your design to AutumnontheAshleylogocontest@gmail.com and bring a mounted copy of your design to the festival. The logo entries will be displayed to give the public an opportunity to select the winner. The winner will be announced at 5 p.m. Oct. 14. The winner will be awarded $250.
For information and to reserve a booth, call Mary Ann Johnson at 571-1266.
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