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The Cabin Fever Arts Festival offers Appalachian crafts, music and food

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Cleveland had had its typical harsh winter and by now you may be experiencing a touch of cabin fever. If you enjoy arts & crafts or are just looking for an excuse for a weekend trip, here is a remedy. Plan a jaunt to the 11th annual Cabin Fever Arts Festival on the Central Campus of Southern State Community College in Hillsboro, Ohio on Saturday, March 15.

Cabin Fever Arts Festival Sponsored by the Appalachian Artisans Guild, this free event will feature the presentation and sale of handmade items and fine arts from over 45 artisans including handwoven and knitted textiles, quilts, wooden toys, furniture, paintings, ceramics, soaps, pottery, stained glass, jewelry, items made from gourds, metal works, baskets and much more.

The Festival will also feature a quilt show and various demonstrations by the artisans.

Entertainment will be provided by local musicians performing live, traditional Appalachian music.

Guests will be able to purchase a wide variety of Appalachian-style food items.

Hours for the Cabin Fevers Arts Festival are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is free.

For those wishing to stay overnight in the area, check out the Days Inn Hillsboro (located at 103 Harry Sauner Rd. - Hwy 62 & Hwy 50). Room rates run around $87. Call 937-393-0299 for more information or to make reservations.

For more information about the Cabin Fever Arts Festival call 937-587-2394 or get online at www.appartguild.com.

The Festival will be held in the gymnasium of the Patriot Center on the Central Campus of Southern State College which is located at 100 Hobart Dr. in Hillsboro, Ohio. Hillsboro is 219 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 3 hour, 50 minute drive.

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