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“Fiber and Friends”: A fusion of music and crafts at Vicksburg Convention Center



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Vicksburg Convention Center.
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The Vicksburg Convention Center is gearing up to host the anticipated “Fiber and Friends” event on Sep. 29 – 30. A collaboration partly funded by VisitMS and Visit Vicksburg, this two-day event is expected to attract up to 1,000 visitors from outside the city.

Highlights of the Event:

  • Musical Performances: Both days will feature a rich lineup of jazz and blues music, celebrating the region’s rich musical heritage.
  • Crafting Retreat: Attendees can look forward to a “sit and stitch” area, perfect for those wanting a quiet crafting retreat.
  • Dining & Refreshments: The event promises catered food concessions and a cash bar. A special themed cocktail will also be introduced. Furthermore, for those keen on exploring local culinary delights, several favorite restaurants are located just a few blocks away.
  • Fiber Craft Showcase: Dedicated to the arts of fiber crafting, the event will cover various disciplines including knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, and dyeing.
  • Expert Instructors: The event will feature a mix of local, regional, and nationally recognized instructors in the fiber arts domain.

With the aim to celebrate and promote the diverse world of fiber crafts, “Fiber and Friends” offers a unique blend of cultural music and artsy craftsmanship.

For a detailed event schedule, vendor information, and more, check out the official website: Fiber Fun in the Sip.

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