The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

November 21, 2012

Tamarack gears up for holiday season

 Tamarack kicks off the Christmas holiday season Friday with the arrival of a special guest from the North Pole due in by noon. He will greet guests every Saturday and Sunday through the holiday season.

“Tamarack offers one-stop shopping and dining every day, but is especially popular during the holiday season both for travelers and local guests,” said Events Director Kelly Elkins.

Artisans work in the on-site studios daily, and additional artisans greet guests on November and December’s busy weekends. Fine art, weaving, jewelry, stained glass, Native American musical instruments, toys and textiles are among the demonstrations slated for the season.

Sunday @ Two concerts include West Virginia Brass Quintet on Nov. 25, The Greenbrier Valley Chorale on Dec. 2 and Selections from The Nutcracker on Dec. 9.

“It’s not too early to call for tickets for A Christmas Carol, produced by Treehouse Arts Ensemble,” said Elkins. Performances are Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m.; tickets are $7.50 in advance and $10 at the door.

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tamarack will closed at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

For more information about shopping, daily menus, Thanksgiving to-go and special events, call 1-88-TAMARACK or visit tamarackwv.com. Friend Tamarack on Facebook and follow Tamarack on twitter. Tamarack is located off Exit 45 on I-77/64 near Beckley, WV.

 

DEMONSTRATIONS

Nov. 23-25, Andy Sheetz, wooden toys; Mary Nease, fine art; Dewaine Gregory, carved wood

Nov. 30-Dec. 1-2, Connie Ridgeway, textiles; Christine Keller, jewelry; Frank Ceravalo, photography

AUTHORS

Nov. 24, Ed Rehbein, WV Waterfalls; Patricia Ware, Morning Moon

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