Simple Living Festival reminder

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Staff report
The Simple Living Festival will feature old-style crafts and bluegrass music, as well as nature. It will be held Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. at the park at 6800 Bringle Ferry Road.
Admission is free.
The Simple Living Festival will feature a limited amount of food and crafts for sale.
Among heritage crafts to be in the festival are: blacksmithing, woodworking, gunsmithing, knife-making, flint-knapping, metal sculpture, spinning/weaving, handmade rugs, handmade jewelry, natural soaps, musical instrument luthiers, basket and gourds, seamstress, stained glass, cow and goat milking.
Also on display will be herbs and native plants.
Groups and organizations that will have booths or exhibits will include: Green Seal, Carolina’s Eco-Unit, Davidson County Parks, Davidson County Community College, N.C. Forest Service, Land Trust for Central North Carolina and Carolinas Flute Circle.
Participating entertainers include: Jeff Whittington, Martha DeJarnette, Richard Jones, Jim Gobble, Mary Gillespie, Danny and Gail Deal, Michael and Gaynell Lambert and the Carolinas Flute Circle.
For more information on the festival, visit the park Web site at