Third Annual Woodworkers' Expo to be Held on St. Thomas
The University of the Virgin Islands' Cooperative Extension Service
(CES) announces the third annual Virgin Islands Woodworkers Expo.
This event will take place at the UVI Sport and Fitness Center on
the St. Thomas campus from Dec. 5 through 7. It will feature the
works of members of the St. Thomas/St. John Woodworkers Society and
of St. Croix Wood Artists, Inc. The expo opens at 1 p.m. on Friday,
Dec. 5 and at 10 a.m. on Dec. 6 and 7.
The expo offers the opportunity to view and purchase exquisite
quality work made by some of the finest woodworkers anywhere. Also
planned are demonstrations by master woodworkers Avelino Samuel of
St. John and Afreekan Southwell of St. Thomas.
The expo is the ideal place to purchase holiday gifts.
It is sponsored by UVI's CES in partnership with the V.I.
Department of Agriculture, the V.I. Council on the Arts, the
National Endowment for the Arts and the West Indian Company,
Individuals who are not members of the woodworkers groups also have
the opportunity to exhibit and sell locally made wood products by
applying for space at the office of the Cooperative Extension
Service on UVI's St. Thomas campus. For more information, contact
Carlos Robles at 693-1080.