Mossville art and craft fair

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 1:00 p.m. CDT

MOSSVILLE — The Hayloft Shops in the village of Mossville will present its 31st annual Art and Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8.

There will be more than 20 demonstrations from craftsmen and artists on the lawns at the fair including: black iron forging, woodworking, painting, photography, stitchery, jewelry making, thrown pottery, wood turning, rock carving, antler art and weaving. This is to be an educational art and craft fair. There will also be folk music performed throughout the weekend. Lunch will be served all three days by Haddads Downtown in the parking lot.

Becky Schotthofer will present her 2013 annual Armetale Christmas Across America ornament of Gettysburg National Battlefield, commemorating the 150th anniversary of this Civil War Battle. The ornament is designed by Schotthofer and cast in the Armetale metal, each in its own sand mold. She will be there to sign the pieces.

Most merchandise at all the Hayloft shops will be 20 percent off at the fair. New Wilton Armetale Grillware as well as more than 200 different retired resale Armetale pieces will be introduced along with the new 100 piece collection of Armetale.

The Mossville Volunteer Firemen will have their annual pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Mossville Fire Station.

The village of Mossville and the Hayloft Shops are located 1 1/2 miles north of Detweiller Park on Route 29 or accessible from Interstate 74 and Interstate 474 to Route 6 North. Take a right at the Chillicothe exit off Route 6.

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