Purdy crafty

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Rick and Soshia Wertz, of Aurora, sell their unique carvings at the Purdy Craft Fair Saturday. Rick said the Purdy Craft and Vendor Fair is the only craft fair he will be attending in the future. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat

Rick and Soshia Wertz, of Aurora, sell their unique carvings at the Purdy Craft Fair Saturday.

Ali Campbellís Down the Dark Ali and Art by Ali store was on hand with some seasonal Halloween offerings, including creepy busts, skulls and wreaths. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
Marissa and Laura Thorn, of Avilla, were selling sweet treats from their Goats Galore tent at the Purdy Craft and Vendor Fair Saturday. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
With dozens of vendors selling everything from wood carvings and jewelry to home-baked treats and clothing, the Purdy Craft and Vendor Fair drew huge crowds Saturday. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
Mark Star traveled from the northern half of the state to show and sell some of his wood carvings. Star had on display everything from rubber band guns to bird houses and bat boxes. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
Nancy Harn, of Mt. Vernon, was on hand to share Arbonnie Internationalís health and beauty supplies. Harn said Arbonnie had 17 new products for sale Saturday. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
Purdy Craft and Vendor host Ken Terry mans the grill at the Purdy Gathering Place, cooking chicken for visitors to the annual craft fair. Mike Gervais/Cassville Democrat
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