Terrell opening Handicraft Showcase

DAWSON, Ga. — The Terrell County History Museum will open with a Handicraft Showcase this weekend.

The showcase will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Both vintage and present day handicrafts made by crafters from Terrell County will be on display.

Demonstrations will be presented Saturday on crewel embroidery and tatting.

Raffle tickets will be on sale during the two days for an afghan crocheted by Annette Hooks. The drawing will be conducted by 3 p.m. Sunday and ticket buyers do not have to be present to win.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The Handicraft Showcase will be on exhibit through Aug. 31 during regular museum hours — 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays — or by appointment with a two-day notice.