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Annual Pinckneyville Craft Market Returns for a Seventh Year

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Back by request, Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation”s Pinckneyville Park will host their annual Craft Market on Sat., Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year”s event will be held at the Pinckneyville Park”s Medlock Pavilion located at 4758 South Old Peachtree Rd. in Norcross. It”s the perfect place to get an early start on your holiday shopping.

The craft market is free to attend and features many unique pieces including jewelry, pottery, paintings and more!# Now in its seventh year, the event includes one-of-a kind works created by local artisans. “The artistry is truly remarkable,”# says Koren Wheeler, Program Supervisor at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center. “It”s worth the trip to see the imagination, craftsmanship and variety of unique pieces that are showcased.”# For young, budding artists, this event will also host a craft area for kids, food vendors and door prizes. For more information or to become a vendor, call 770-417-2200.

Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center offers classes in cultural arts, dance, martial arts, wellness, fitness and much more. The Recreation Center includes a pottery studio, dance/aerobics room, large community room with catering kitchen, indoor and outdoor classrooms, and walking trails that connect to Pinckneyville Park and the Soccer Complex. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is located at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. For more information visit www.gwinnettparks.com.