Mountain State Art and Craft Fair this weekend

RIPLEY — The Mountain State Art and Craft Fair, now in its 55th year, will be Friday through Sunday at Cedar Lakes Conference Center.

Fair hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and military personnel, and $5 for children 4 and older.

For those needing assistance, golf cart shuttle service is available to and from the parking area and between villages on the grounds. For information, see or call 304-372-FAIR.

The event has always been a celebration of art, food, music and culture. Beginning last year, its format has changed to what is essentially five smaller fairs situated around the lakes of the conference center with American, Celtic, Italian, German and Swiss villages.