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This crafty Forsyth County tradition is about to return
Local residents shop at the 15th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival on Dec. 8, 2018, at the Cumming Fairgrounds. - photo by Ben Hendren

The Sawnee Association of the Arts is back with a holiday tradition: the 16th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival. The event is the largest indoor/outdoor arts and crafts festival in Forsyth County, with more than 100 vendors featuring original, handcrafted works by professional artisans and craftsmen in the following mediums: painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, pottery, woodworking, glass, fiber and food.

Kids can shop for gifts at the ‘Elf Corner’ where ‘elves’ will help them choose gifts for friends and family (gift wrapping included). Children can also play in two moonwalks to help raise funds for Forsyth County Community Connection. Food vendors will be available outside, along with numerous nonprofit organizations.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10

Where: Forsyth Conference Center, at 3410 Ronald Reagan Boulevard in Cumming.

Cost: Free entry

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