Getting artsy

Great attendance at local craft shows

Above: Hundreds circulated through the Marshalltown Convention and Visitors Bureau Activity Building at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds Saturday to check out arts, crafts, clothing and more at the Melbourne 4-H-sponsored Winter Holiday Craft Show. At right: This marks the sixth year for the Holiday Craft Show. Other artisan showcases took place in the Marshalltown area Saturday as well, including the Central Iowa Art Association 4th Annual Artist Holiday Show and Sale at the Fisher Community Center. Winter holidays vendors and crafts were also for sale at O’Hungry’s restaurant at the Best Western Marshalltown.