Annual Centennial Holiday Show in Franklin

October 28, 2013 in Editorials

Centennial High School PTSO holds 16th annual Centennial Holiday Show, Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 – 5 and Sunday, Nov. 24 from noon to 4 at the school, 5050 Mallory Lane, Franklin, Tenn. The Centennial Holiday Show is THE major fundraiser for Centennial High School. This Parent-Teacher-Student Organization fundraiser has raised over $500,000 over its 16-year history, enabling the purchase of a 3-D printer for the drafting class, new curtains for the theater, upgraded teacher technology and many other needs for student programs.

The 2013 show will feature 180 arts and crafts vendors from 12 states, including over 60 new vendors! Vendors include artisans of many crafts including jewelry, pottery, baskets, wood carving, woodwork, metalwork, glass, candles, soap, country and seasonal, floral, artwork, painted items, photography, paper crafts, quilts, sewn and embroidered items, food items, children’s and doll accessories, one-of-a-kind gingerbread houses designed by students, and much more. More information about vendors is available, including vendors selling unique accessories and gourmet treats for pets and vendors using reused/recycled materials. Live music will be provided throughout the event as well as concessions and door prizes.

In addition, 18 school clubs, teams and classes will sell a variety of treats and treasures to raise money for their activities. Free parking will be available on site. Free overflow parking and free shuttle service will be offered from the McEwen Building, next to Whole Foods, just west of Mallory Lane on McEwen Drive. Admission will be $4 per person. A two-day pass will cost $5; children 10 and younger will be admitted free. For more info, please visit www.centennialholidayshow.com or ‘like’ their facebook page, ‘centennial holiday craft show’