Highland Hospital is proud to support the 49th Annual Capital City Art & Craft Show to benefit the Kanawha City Lions Club.
The event is scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2016 from 4 – 10:00 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday November 20, 2016 from noon – 6:00 p.m.
There is truly a cornucopia of creativity at the 49th Annual Capital City Art and Craft Show, everything from the simple to the sublime can be found within the artists booths. Nearly 160 creative artisans display treasures from traditional to contemporary for sale including jewelry, pottery, photography, fine arts, stone and metal sculpture. For many customers it’s an annual ritual to spend a day here, seeing their favorite exhibitors and meeting new ones, buying new works including gifts for the approaching holiday season. The show will feature artisans from seven states.
The Country Kitchen will be offering delicious fall favorites and vendors will provide specialty food items. Each year the sponsoring Kanawha City Lions Club provides the 15,000 visitors a weekend showcasing a Civic Center filled to the brim with high quality original items at affordable prices. Many of the craftsman are demonstrating products in progress. Visitors can also enjoy sampling a variety of West Virginia produced food products like salsa, dips, jellies, pickles, meatballs, cakes, and sauces. Regional authors will also offer book signing. Since the Show’s inception, the Lions Club have used the proceeds of the event to donate more than $1.3 million dollars to state and local charities, as well as providing more than $100,000 in eyeglasses for local residents. Craftsmen provide door prizes that are drawn continually.
Persons attending the show are encouraged to bring nonperishable food products, which are provided, to local food pantries.Each year Lions are able to collect several thousand pounds of food to help those in need.
Admission is $6.00 for adults and $2.00 for children under 12 years of age.
If you would like for Highland Hospital to support your community event, contact Jim Strawn at 304-348-1417.