Holiday craft show set for Nov. 5 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

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DALLAS, Pa. — Members of the community are invited to attend the 33rd annual Arts at Hayfield Homespun Holidays Craft Show on November 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Student Commons Building and Athletic and Recreation Building. The event will feature more than 100 crafters who will display and market artwork, jewelry and more.

The requested entry fee for the Homespun Holidays Craft Show is $2. Admission is free for children under 18 and Penn State students with valid student IDs.

Those in attendance are also invited to experience the "Andrea Doria: Dive to an Era" exhibit in the campus’ Friedman Art Gallery inside Nesbitt Academic Commons. The exhibit features a collection of items recovered by internationally recognized scuba diver Gary Gentile on his more than 200 dives to the historic Andrea Doria shipwreck. Gentile has recovered dishes, cups, glasses, plates, jewelry, ceramic panels created by internationally known artist Romano Rui and more. The exhibit runs through Nov. 30.

Since its founding in 1984, Arts at Hayfield members have pursued a mission of promoting the arts for all members of the community to experience and enjoy. 

The nonprofit organization strives to provide opportunities for local performers, musicians, crafters, artists, and artisans and continues to form networks of individuals who are interested in helping to promote the arts.

Arts at Hayfield regularly donates to public media resources and arts organizations such as WVIA, F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, NEPA Chamber Music Society, Back Mountain Memorial Library and the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Friedman Art Gallery, in addition to awarding annual scholarships to Penn State Wilkes-Barre students who express interests in the arts.