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Come give our wheels a twirl!

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Come give our wheels a twirl!
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Open Monday through Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM, April-December. Extended hours during the Christmas season. Closed on the 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Winter hours: Jan-Feb: Friday-Saturday. March: Thursday-Saturday. Our member-owned non-profit cooperative is celebrating 47 YEARS presenting the finest local handcrafts and art, and passing these skills on to the next generation. One block SOUTH of the courthouse, on the corner of Court and Park streets. Our member-owned non-profit cooperative is celebrating 47 YEARS presenting the finest local handcrafts and art, and passing these skills on to the next generation. One block SOUTH of the courthouse, on the corner of Court and Park streets.

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