Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Gum Tree Arts Festival, May 17, 2016

Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, May 14, 2016
Last Saturday we went to the Gum Tree Arts Festival in Tupelo.

Artists set up booths in the streets surrounding the Lee County Court House. Woodworkers, metal workers, stained glass artists, painters, photographers, and many more artists were displaying and selling their creations. Just about any kind of art a person was interested in, it was there!

I loved these bird houses!

And aren't these metal pieces wonderful!

And food! This is just a small section of the food vendors. A stage with musicians was set up in this area, too.

Gum Tree Arts Festival, May 14, 2016
As you may already know, Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis Presley, and we are proud of our native son. There will be an Elvis Festival in June.

Hope you are having a wonderful day!

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10 comments:

  1. Oh my...I do love this kind of arts and crafts festivals...and, being a teen in the '50's, I DO LOVE ELVIS...lol
    Perfect for Ruby Tues.

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  2. Hello, the festival looks like fun! I love the check out all the art pieces and crafts. The metal sculptures are my favorite. Happy Tuesday, enjoy your day!

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  3. Looks like a fun day and very nice weather to enjoy it.

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  4. What a fun event! Love those bird houses.

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  5. I love these kinds of events. Autumn brings a multitude of craft fairs to our area. Like you, I find the bird houses most creative.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  6. I like all your photos, but the winner is the one of the metal pieces especially the one of the sunflowers.
    Have a great and sunny week!
    Wil, ABCW Team

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  7. This is right up my alley!

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  8. That looks like fun, but the food vendors are selling an amazing amount of cholesterol-raising stuff!

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  9. I do love a bit of rusty old iron in the garden! Great festival.

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