Local vendors show creativity at Crane Broiler Fest

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Brandon Perdock, an Arizona artist who recently moved to the Wheelerville area in eastern Barry County, was among the artisans showing work at the Crane Broiler Fest over the weekend. Perdock specializes in making insects and other small creatures out of wire and glass, most of which he sells on the artisan website etsy.com. The Broiler Fest was his first show. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat

Brandon Perdock, an Arizona artist who recently moved to the Wheelerville area in eastern Barry County, was among the artisans showing work at the Crane Broiler Fest over the weekend.

Oleta "Sam" Swolley of Shell Knob, who makes dolls and other fabric creations, offered her wares at this year's Crane Broiler Fest. Swolley runs Crafty Sam's and usually offers her goods at the farmer's market in Shell Knob. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
Lanetta Ray of Shell Knob exhibited and sold her crochet and hand crafted creations at the Crane Broiler Fest this year, showing with her colleague, Oleta "Craft Sam" Swolley. Ray took third place at the Missouri State Fair this year in the Fastest Hands in Missouri contest, in the crochet division. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
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