JACKSONVILLE -- April 18, 2002 --
Welcome spring in picturesque historic downtown Jacksonville on April 27 at the Jacksonville Arts
Councilís annual Living Museum and Fair on the Square.
A gathering of weavers, potters, carvers, quilters, artists and other time-honored crafts folk, the Living Museum is a juried show that not only displays the work but showcases the artists in motion as they create their crafts. In addition, the day will feature a full slate of music, storytelling and special buys as square merchants join the event with sidewalk sales.
Festivities are set to begin at 9 a.m., with Sydney Fox Long serving as Mistress of Ceremonies. Musicians and dancers representing musical genres from jazz to folk, rock southern gospel are slated to appear all day until the show closes at 3 p.m. Back by popular demand is Big O and the Tale Tellers, the childrenís storytelling group featuring Opal Lovett.
Admission to the event is free and refreshments will be offered for sale. The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library will host a book sale and the Jacksonville High School Band Boosters will offer baked goods in conjunction with the event.
Several JSU instructors and employees will be among those displaying their crafts and talents.
The following JSU employees serve on the Jacksonville Arts Council and may be contacted for more information:
George Whitesel, ext. 5246, email@example.com
Angie Finley, ext. 5760, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaye Batchelor, ext. 5761, email@example.com
Connie Williams , ext. 8048, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Montgomery, ext. 5837, email@example.com
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