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Western Heritage Festival call for crafters: Sparks Mueum and Cultural Center event October 4


waltcheneybypaulette-tscherkassky2-2-200x300-5199420-6315111The Sparks Museum and Cultural Center is seeking artists and crafters whose work portrays elements of western heritage and folk life for the upcoming Western Heritage Festival set for October 4, at Victorian Square in Sparks, Nevada.

Wanted are the following: Western furniture and home accessories; handcrafter works in leather, metal and wood; jewelry and fashion items; Western themed art and antiques; saddles and tacks; textile arts and baskets.

The Western Heritage Festival is a free event drawing local and regional residents together to gain an understanding and appreciation of traditional Nevada arts and culture through experiential learning. This year’s festival is a signature event of the Nevada Sesquicentennial. Celebrate 150 years of Nevada’s history and heritage with live music, cowboy poets, crafters, demonstrations, children’s activities and more.

For a booth application or for more information email [email protected] or call 775-722-0109.

Western Heritage Festival is made possible by the City of Sparks, Nevada Arts Council, Nevada Humanities and Union Pacific.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.