Pam Dudding-Burch
Contributing writer

Beauty, creativity and unique flairs of crafts and individual items recently decorated Market Street as local crafters displayed their individual talents and flea marketers brought out their personal items for sale.

Photo by Pam Dudding-Burch
People dropped in all day to bring a successful show during Jasmine Brown’s first arts/crafts/flea market festival at the old Abbott Lumberyard.

Several citizens from Craig County gathered together on Saturday, August 25, for their first combined Craft Fair and Flea Market. Though it did not open until 9 a.m., people arrived early in hopes of picking the cream of the crop treasures.

Jasmine Brown of the Craig County came up with the idea and organized the event.

“I knew that the fall festival was coming up soon and remembered that we had a large field in the front of our property. I thought that it would be a perfect place for a craft fair/ flea market,” Brown said. “I have some of everything that I need to sell so I figured that someone else would too.”

As people drove into the old Abbott’s Lumberyard, it was clear that Jasmine was right, as she had 18 people respond and…



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