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Arts & Entertainment Basket weaving class in Franklin September 17

The Arts Council will sponsor a basket-weaving class Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Macon County Cooperative Extension Building. Participants will construct a functional and decorative “Williamsburg” basket, designed after a popular basket used in Colonial times. Instructor Joanne Nolen is a skilled weaver and basket maker. No experience is needed.

$35 fee covers all materials and instruction. Pre-register by Sept. 13 with the Arts Council, (828)524-7683 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The Cooperative Extension Building is on Thomas Heights off Highlands Road. This project is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. For more information contact the Arts Council, (828)524-7683, or visit

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