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Join the Maryborough Heritage Craftfest 2014

Posted in Local Events @ Aug 5th 2014 11:19am - By Administrator
Maryborough Heritage Craftfest

Bringing together brilliant artists and crafters in the Maryborough community, this year’s Maryborough Heritage Craftfest will again feature the most creative and innovative artworks and handmade delights made by amazing artists from the local community.

To be held on 6 to 8 November at the Maryborough City Hall, the Maryborough Heritage Craftfest will showcase local talents and their unique and creative pieces to be offered for sale. From trinkets to treasures, everyone can enjoy a wide array of handcrafted items that can only be found here in this special festival.

Among the exhibitors to look forward to is Vonnebears, which will show us its colourful and unique display of miniature bears and larger bears that are made with machine stitching. These little cutesy treasures are also made from quality bear fur, cotton fabric, various stuffing, beads and glass eyes. These bears are the own original design and pattern of its owner who has also been creating stationery and pendants, which feature images of her delightful little bears.

There will also be Lyndelle's Lampwork Beads, which is known for handcrafted glass beads. Visitors can expect to see lampwork beads made with Italian and German glass. Lyndelle also makes big focal beads and specialty beads including miniature hand-blown vessels and hollow beads, and also sculptural beads such as leaves, flowers, bees, butterflies, ladybugs, and cupcakes, among others. Other items that Lyndelle will have available on her stall will include purse clips decorated with miniature beaded dolls or wired floral decorations, lapel pins, eyeglass chains, phone dangles, bookmarks, hair ornaments, paper beads ,magnetic necklaces, leadlight window hangers, and crystal and bead sun catchers.

One of the much-awaited events on Fraser Coast, the Maryborough Heritage Craftfest will also be dedicated to the beneficiaries of Maryborough Artisans. There will be generous donations to be provide a batriatric water wheelchair to the Hydrotherapy Programme, and other beneficiaries such as Maryborough Hospital, and 20 Helmet Sun Shades and a number of Safety Helmets to be given to the Riding for Disabled.

Come visit Fraser Coast for this special festival and explore more of the region to make it a great holiday. Boat Harbour Resort is a great choice of holiday accommodation for this event. Our Hervey Bay Holiday Accommodation is only a short drive to the event venue.

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