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FAC Holiday Sales show starts Friday
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South Carolina produced foods from John Brunty/Artisan Specialty Foods

The Kershaw County Fine Arts Center 2015 Holiday Sales Show kicks off Friday and will run through Dec. 16.

The event will feature more than 40 vendors. Set in the FAC’s Douglas-Reed House, the show will feature a selection of fine artisan pieces in clay, glass, metals and wood, including pottery, hand-folded Moravian stars, hand-blown glass, aprons, woodwork, soaps, candles, specialty teas and coffees, dog treats, herbed jams and syrups, candies and dips, jewelry, stuffed toys, ornaments, wall art, stained glass and more. Shopping baskets are being donated by Camden City Market.

Regular shopping hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1:30 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

"I enjoy traveling to various art venues and craft shows and seeing all of the different ideas produced by creative minds and hands," Debra Gregory, curator for the show, said. "Coordinating the artists for the Holiday Sales Show gives me the opportunity to meet new artists, as well as continue to work with all of our great returning artists."

This year’s vendors include Brennen Baker, painted egg ornaments, wooden signs; Margaret Bass, painted gourds, ornaments; Craig Bell, honey, candles; John Brunty, Artisan Specialty Goods (SC produced or grown;) Susan Ciotti, ornaments and other miscellaneous items; Cornwallis House Tea, Catherine Coulter, jewelry, cards; Salli Cupstid, signs, mixed media; Matthew Dickerson, dulcimer music; Geri DeSousa, cards; Joyce Dixon, aprons; Bonnie Farhner, dog treats; Debra Gregory, pottery; Tari Federer/Running Horse Pottery, pottery; Freeda Martin/Iron Imagination, iron sculptures and other creations; Dot Goodwin, embossed pictures and other mixed media art pieces; E.J. Ham, wood and antler utensils, carved birds; Caroline Hatchell, ceramic jewelry, and garden flowers; Sherrill Hill, jewelry, repurposed items, stained glass; LaBruce Hopkins, river rocks, spent casing key chains; Iron Brew Coffee, flavored coffees; Chuck Klemme, wood creations; Harvee Kranz, painted glass; Natasha Lawrence, polymer clay jewelry, ornaments; Valerie Lamott/Valchemy Metals, LLC, jewelry; Wayne McManus, leather work; Susan Moore, Moravian stars; Joyce Dixon, pillowcases, and aprons; Derek Napper, wood creations; Mitsi Paquette, stuffed toys; Sallie Porth/Sallie’s Greatest Jams, jams and infused syrups; Becky Ratz/Becky’s Soap Shoppe, soaps, lotions, candles; Kathy Redner, stained glass; David Russel, hand blown glass; Anne Schultz, pottery; Sue Shrader, jewelry; Wynne Smith, painted glass; Benira Sutphin, jewelry; The Peanut Man, candies, chocolates and nuts; Sandra Turowsky, handmade cards; and Marti Wallace, pottery.

For more information call 425-7676 or visit the FAC website at www.fineartscenter.org and check out a video of some of the artists’ work. The FAC is at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden. Office hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.