Crafts festival scheduled for Magnolia Plantation


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Woodcarvers, blacksmiths and gardeners are among the participants expected this weekend for the annual open-air crafts festival at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens near Charleston.

The two-day Autumn on the Ashley event begins Saturday. It includes more than 35 vendors and artisans.

There is everything from pottery and glass bead work to wood work and folk art. Also scheduled are demonstrations by the Lowcountry Woodcarvers, the Philip Simmons Artists Blacksmith Guild and the Charleston Artists Guild.

It's the sixth straight year the event has been held at Magnolia.

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