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The L.D. Bell Craft Fair will be held once again on the first Saturday of December. The tradition began in 1987 and has grown to become one of the largest craft fairs in the Metroplex with 300 indoor vendors.
L.D. Bell High School Craft Fair
Date: Saturday, December 3,2016 (Always the first Saturday in December)
Time: 9AM to 5PM
Location: L.D. Bell High School campus
Cost: Admission to the fair is canned goods, which will help families in our community and be distributed through local charities.
More information from the organizers:
The Bell Craft Fair was founded in 1987. It serves as a community outreach and student leadership activity. Although there has never been a scientific count, attendance numbers in the thousands. The Fair has remained a positive school, community and family experience since its inception.
The L.D. Bell Career and Technology Department and the Student Council host the event, with participation from hundreds of students representing numerous campus clubs and organizations.
Participating groups have included Sophomore Class Council, Junior Class Council, Bell Band, Girl's and Boy's Soccer, Theater, Choir, Volleyball, Senior Class Council, Volleyball, PTA, Cheerleaders, TAFE, FACS, NAHS, Softball, Mu Alpha Theta , Football Boosters, Swim Team, Orchestra, Girls Basketball and Raiderettes.
Over 300 booth spaces hold a wide variety of crafters and artisans. Their wares include fine art, home décor, jewelry, clothing and accessories for adults and children, gift items, seasonal holiday crafts, handmade toys, fabric art, gourmet foods, bird houses, quilts, herbs, ceramics, books, sports collectibles, florals, art glass, fountains, metal work, yard art, candles, potpourri, soaps, bath salts, woodworks and much more.
All food concessions are staffed by campus groups as fund raising activities. These concessions include hot dogs, chili, fresh baked cookies, pizza, sandwiches, BBQ, donuts, breakfast items, baked potatoes, candy, popcorn, caramel apples, bottled water and various hot and cold drinks.
The admission charge of canned goods helps families in our community and is distributed through local charities.
Fees collected from crafters for the booth spaces go into a campus fund that is used for educational enhancement. In years past this fund has helped enrich the campus by providing instructional items benefiting the student body, curricular specific staff development opportunities, student incentives and building beautification.
For more information please call 817 282-2551 ext. 7422