The 22nd Annual Texas Mesquite Association Art Festival will run this weekend at Marktplatz, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 10-12.
The festival is free and open to the public.
Hours will be from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12.
The event will feature many participating artists, and this year’s featured guest artist is Roger Ellison. He specializes in fine heirloom furniture.
Al Carr, organizer of the juried show, called this event “the largest mesquite show in the world.”
Featured for sale will be large furniture items such as beds, dressers and chairs, along with crafted gift items such as turned lamps, scroll work, pen and pencil sets, Christmas tree ornaments, gun stocks and sculpted vases, and much more all crafted of mesquite.
Food and drinks will be sold on the grounds.