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10th West Virginia Marble Festival

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10th Annual West Virginia Marble Festival in Cairo
Saturday, May 6, 2006
Cairo Community Hall, Town Square Cairo, West Virginia
Open for display and vendor set up at 8 AM
Open to the public 10 AM to 3 PM
Exhibits of antique and contemporary marbles for sale, trade, and viewing
Contemporary marble artists participating as vendors
Hot glass demonstration of marble-making --all day by Wilkerson Glass
Exhibit of histories of all West Virginia marble companies
Marble games - -including Chinese checkers, Ringer and Marble Olympics for children
Free marble identification
Dedication of the new West Virginia Marble Park - - 1:30
Free class for beginning collectors or those just curious: Marbles 101 at 11:30
Sales of limited edition marble bags, books, literature and more
Free marbles for all attendees - compliments of JABO, Inc., Marble King, and Champion Agate
Continuous showing of Bennett Watt marble video showing local folks in national video
Advance sales of copies of latest marble book to be signed by authors and mailed
Free set-up, free parking, and free admission
Food available on site
Friday evening 6PM to 8 PM Marble gathering at Marshall Hardware in the town of Cairo - a great time to meet people who love marbles and who love to talk about marbles. Light refreshments served


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