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57th Annual Mountain State Art and Craft Fair next week


Don Wiseman examines sculptures on the last day of last year’s Mountain State Art and Craft Fair at Cedar Lakes in Ripley. The annual craft fair returns July 4.

The 57th annual Mountain State Art and Craft Fair returns to the Cedar Lakes Conference Center near Ripley July 4-6. Considered the “granddaddy” of West Virginia craft fairs, the annual festival features live music, live heritage craft demonstrations, lots of food and a wide variety of artisans and crafters selling their wares. The fair’s hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 4 and 5, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 6. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and military personnel and $5 for youth. Reduced rates are available during the hours of 3 to 6 p.m. July 4 and 5, and from 8 to 10 a.m. July 6. For more information, visit

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Carrico, Imogene - 11 a.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.

Dudley, Lillie - 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Farley, Willard - 1 p.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Fisher, James - 11 a.m., Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Keeney, Helen - Noon, Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Kennedy, Anna - 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Rice-Carney, Lisa - 8 p.m., Teays Valley Church of God, Scott Depot.

Shinn, Larry - 5 p.m., Casto Funeral Home, Evans.

Totten Sr., James - Noon, West Virginia Home Mission Church, Nitro.