The Mandeville Art and Craft Fair runs from Thursday November 7th to Saturday November 9th. The Fair will showcase more than 500 pieces of original Jamaican art from young, up-and-coming, and established artists. The event also includes a Junior Art Competition for budding art students, awarding of various scholarships, a chance for students to interact with Jamaican artists hand to discuss their creative process and techniques and a Craft Fair on the third day with a children’s workshop. Tickets available at the gate; in Kingston at Alpha Institute (928-1345); and in Manchester at St John Bosco Career Advancement Institute (963-0611). The Opening Night Cocktail Party includes hors’ d’oeuvres and an open wine bar at a cost of J$2000. The event raises funds for diocesan charities that help basic and primary schools, early childhood and secondary educational institutions, homework centres, medical outreach and poor relief housing and more.