Art Sale, Woodcarving Events

Art Sale, Woodcarving Events

Block Street Art

The annual Block Street Holiday Art Sale, now in its 10th year, is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec.3-5 at the home of Mike Shirkey’s GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. Hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to  to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.
The participating artists are Don House (photography), Marie Demeroukas (pottery and cards), Karen Chotkowski (wool hats and woven scarves), Michelle Berg-Vogel (handmade journals, cards and notebooks), Debra DuBois, Susan Shore (earrings, pins, mixed-media art), Victoria McKinney (pottery and art), Cindy Arsaga, Greg Mitchell (rustic furniture), Elizabeth Nevin (art and artful boxes), Faye Alter (purses ) and Vajra Engber (collage and painting).

Ozark Folkways

Correction: In the original edition of this story, the father of Janet Denton Cordell and Adina Denton Huckins, Ivan Denton, was mistakenly identified as being deceased. We are happy to report Mr. Denton is alive and well. The Free Weekly regrets the error.

The well known woodcarver and instructor Janet Denton Cordell will be displaying some of her work along with her sister, Adina Huckins, also a woodcarver.
The woodcarving sisters will have a gallery opening with reception at Ozark Folkways from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 (Their father, now deceased, was is a noted woodcarver in the region.) They will have examples of their popular Hitty dolls as well as other award winning sculptures.
In addition to the gallery opening, Cordell and Huckins will be demonstrating their woodcarving techniques as they hold studio at Ozark Folkways on Saturday and Sunday,
Dec. 4-5 and work on their current projects.
Then, Monday through Friday, Dec. 6-10, Cordell and Huckins will conduct a doll carving seminar.
For more details call 479-634-3791 or visit www.

For more information on Ivan Denton and his woodcarving, visit

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