Friday, November 17 - 4 P.M. - 10 P.M.
Saturday, November 18 - 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Sunday, November 19 - NOON - 6 P.M.
Admission is $6 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years.
The largest indoor event of its type is produced by the Kanawha City Lions Club.
is truly a cornucopia of creativity at the 50th Annual Capital City Art
and Craft Show, everything from the simple to the sublime can be found
within the artists booths. Nearly 160 creative artisans display
treasures from traditional to contemporary for sale including jewelry,
pottery, photography, fine arts, stone and metal sculpture. For many
customers it’s an annual ritual to spend a day here, seeing their
favorite exhibitors and meeting new ones, buying new works including
gifts for the approaching holiday season. The show will feature artisans
from seven states. The Country Kitchen will be offering delicious fall
favorites and vendors will provide specialty food items.
year the sponsoring Kanawha City Lions Club provides the 15,000
visitors a weekend showcasing a Civic Center filled to the brim with
high quality original items at affordable prices. Many of the craftsman
are demonstrating products in progress. Visitors can also enjoy sampling
a variety of West Virginia produced food products like salsa, dips,
jellies, pickles, meatballs, cakes, sauces and wine. Regional authors
will also offer book signing.
the Show’s inception, the Lions Club have used the proceeds of the
event to donate more than $1.5 million dollars to state and local
charities, as well as providing more than $100,000 in eyeglasses for
door prizes that are drawn continually.The first 250 attendees each day
are given a “Lions Buck” discount coupon good for a discount on your
first purchase. A coloring contest for children provides cash prizes to
winners in various age groups.
attending the show are encouraged to bring nonperishable food products,
which are provided, to local food pantries.Each year Lions are able to
collect several thousand pounds of food to help those in need.