State Park to Host 9th Annual Craft Rendezvous

By: Florida State Parks Release
By: Florida State Parks Release

WHITE SPRINGS, FLA – August 11, 2011

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host the 9th Annual Craft Rendezvous on Saturday, August 13, 2011.

Visitors will experience a wide variety of unique artists as they demonstrate and share their skills and talents, including handcrafted jewelry, wheel thrown and hand formed pottery, stained glass making, calligraphy, vibrant handcrafted tie dying and fabric arts, aromatherapy, toy making, loom weaving, garden trough making, home cooking skills such as jelly and jam making, cornmeal and grit making, herb gardening and more.

Geared for all ages, the Craft Rendezvous also offers visitors a unique chance to participate in a variety of workshops including child and adult blacksmithing, pottery, weaving, Russian egg dying and more. The park’s Gift Shop offers a wide selection of hand-made Florida artist items as well as a comprehensive library on Florida subjects, old fashioned children’s toys, as well as refreshments and home made treats.

Admission to the event is free with paid park admission of $5.00 per vehicle of up to eight people. Additional fees may apply for individual workshops. For additional information, contact the Craft Square & Gift Shop at (386) 397-1920 or visit

To learn more about the park, visit

This event will take place:

9th Annual Craft Rendezvous

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

White Springs, Florida

(Located on US 41, three miles east of I-75 and nine miles north of I-10)

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