First Presbyterian will host Ten Thousand Villages Sale

9:16 am | November 2, 2012

First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton will have its annual Ten Thousand Villages Festival Sale the weekend of Nov. 10 and 11.

The sale Saturday, Nov. 11, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m.

Featured will be an exquisite collection of handmade gifts, home deor, musical instruments, jewelry and personal accessories. The sale will help skilled artisans in 38 countries receive a fair price for their products.

Among the items for sale will include hand loomed textiles, pottery, jewelry, baskets, toys, and a variety of nativities.

The church has hosted the sale for the past 15 years, showcasing handcrafted items marketed by Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit fair trade organiation based in Akron, Pa.

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