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4th Annual Woodworkers' Expo to be Held on St. Croix

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service announces the fourth annual Virgin Islands Woodworkers' Expo. The expo will take place at the Great Hall on UVI's St. Croix campus from Dec. 11 through 13. It will feature the works of the St. Thomas/St. John Woodworkers Society and St. Croix Wood Artists, Inc.

The expo will open at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, and 10 a.m. on Dec. 12 and 13. This is your opportunity to view and purchase the exquisite quality work of some of the finest woodworkers anywhere. The expo will also feature demonstrations by master woodworkers Avelino Samuel of St. John, Afreekan Southwell and William Johnson of St. Thomas, and Bien Brignoni of St. Croix.

Individuals who are not members of the featured woodworker groups are may also exhibit and sell locally made wood products at the expo by applying for space at the Cooperative Extension Service on St. Thomas and St. Croix. The cost for space is $50 per day. For more information, please contact Carlos Robles at (340) 693-1080, or Clarice Clarke at (340) 692-4060.

The Woodworkers' Expo is sponsored by UVI Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the V.I. Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, the V.I. Department of Tourism, the V.I. Department of Agriculture, and the West Indian Company, Ltd.