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Updated: 01/06/2014 04:46:37PM

Visitors chill at Arts & Crafts Show

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SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS
Theresa Marston of Port Charlotte admires the jewelry made of antique silverware at the What the Fork? booth at the Arts & Crafts Show at Gilchrist Park Saturday in Punta Gorda. The show continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS

Fran Page, at left, and Cindy Rich take in the beauty provided by Robert Lawrence of Bodin’s Tropicals, which came all the way from Georgia for Saturday’s Arts & Crafts Show.

SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS

Deb Carling, center, of Chaos Glass, came from Orange City, Fla., to show off her glass wind chimes at the show.

SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS

Donna Dinneen of the Decor Factory in North Port is known as the concrete gardener, making her own castings and molds for her outdoor menagerie.

SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS

Music at the three-day Arts & Crafts Show was presented by local band Old Hat, featuring bass, guitar and hammer dulcimer.

SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS

On an extended vacation in their RV, Don and Janine Cramer of Iowa stop in Punta Gorda for the Arts & Crafts Show, where they admire the custom shell mirrors of This & That Crafts of Englewood.

By GARY ROBERTS

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PUNTA GORDA — With Saturday afternoon temperatures in the low 60s, with a slight sprinkle, visitors to the Arts & Crafts Show at Gilchrist Park understandably were dressed in jackets and scarves.

Still, This & That Crafts of Englewood was doing business as brisk as the weather with its creations of custom-made shell mirrors, pepper grinders and Florida boondoggles, which are wreathes made of cabbage palms.

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