Some Samples from Our Demonstrators for Our Holiday Open House!

The Strasburg Emporium
160 North Massanutten Street, Strasburg!
Coming UP! Holiday Open House! Saturday and Sunday November 16th & 17th SALES Throughout the Store, Door Prizes, Wine Tasting, Artisan’s Demonstrations and Refreshments! Come Take a LOOK!
We have Over 1 Million Unique Items for Your Consideration.
Antiques, Vintage, Retro and Modern!
Easy Parking – Open 7 Days a Week!
(Beginning November 16th We Will be OPEN 7 Days, Until 6 PM)!

A cutting board by Mary Panesis who will be demonstrating her craft in the Dome Room. “My purpose is to create earth conscious rustic furnishings for your home using reclaimed and salvaged materials. Reclaimed, Refined – Rustic!” Mary Panesis, Shire Home Furnishings.

Fort Valley Artist, Fran Deren will demonstrate her art of pyrographics in Mr. B’s Room. She has lived in the Fort Valley for 20+ years. She has pursued her arts/crafts all her life with wood burning being her main interest for the last 3 years. She uses wood harvested from her farm and enjoys the challenge if repurposing found wooden treasures. She gives the glory to God.

Dan Oates is a native of Romney. W. Va. and has lived there most of his life. He learned to cane chairs in 1974 and has since learned how to do splint bottom and fiber rush seats. He has exhibited in shows in West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia. During his 45 years of working in this craft, he has completed thousands of chairs. He will demonstrate his craft in the Great Room.

Dottie Krob will be demonstrating her art of painting on glass in Lauren’s Room. Her career started more than 30 years ago. “With time and age, I started focusing on other mediums such as wood, slate, bottles and canvas – using various methods, acrylic, chalk, oil and colored pencils. My love is painting birds, nature scenes and barn scenes”.

Denise Desantis is from Wardensville, West Virginia. She has been practicing her craft of candle making for over 15 years. She loves the ‘Bakery Line’ – they are “fun and they make people smile”. (They smell great too)!  She will demonstrate in her booth in the Dealer’s Room.

Paula Hamm will demonstrate jewelry making along with her husband, Tony, who works in gold, silver and copper. Paula is from Morefield, West Virginia and has been making jewelry for over 10 years. What started as a hobby that she shared with her granddaughter has blossomed into an enterprise! She will be demonstrating in the Dome Room.

C. J. Verrone will demonstrate her fabulous art – Ink on Tile in the Dealer’s Room.

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