Whitesburg KY

Mountain Heritage Woodcraft contest categories are set

Woodcraft and Christmas craft/holiday decorations contests will be part of the Letcher County Mountain Heritage Festival this year. The contests are sponsored by Letcher County Extension Office.

No kits are allowed in the woodcraft contest.

Categories for woodcrafts are: 1. birdhouse, finished (painted, stained, etc.); 2. birdhouse, non-finished (sanded, no lacquer, natural); 3. whittled items; 4. small items decorated by wood-burning technique; 5. other small woodcrafts.

Birdhouses can be no larger than 16 inches wide, 16 inches in depth, and 13.5 inches high.

Items entered in the Christmas craft/holiday decorations contest could be tree ornaments, small holiday centerpieces, or door arrangements. Items re-made or recycled for use for home decor or for holiday decorations may also be entered.

Any Letcher County resident may enter the contests at the Letcher County Extension Office, 478 Extension Dr., Whitesburg on Monday, Sept. 21, between 8 am. and 4 p.m. There is no entry fee.

For more information, contact Ann Bradley, 633- 2362.

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