Article and photo by Alex Colvin 5/25/15 — Saturday, May 23rd, on a grassy knoll surrounded by towering ponderosa pines behind the U.S. Bank on Main Street in downtown Burney, the Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River Mills hosted its 3rd annual Memorial Day Weekend Fine Arts and Crafts Show.
A shopper examines pens made from natural products at the show in Burney
The show was organized by Andrew Urlie, a fine art potter. The show featured art pottery, photography, painting and hand-crafted items.
Two artisan brothers, Keith and Kevin McKay from Cassel, displayed a fascinating array of items fashioned from natural sources such as oak and manzanita bowls; a hand-wrought fly fishing coat rack; pine cone ornaments and fan-pulls; and ink pens made from ten varieties of wood, rope, pinecones, and even horse manure!
The event was well attended and vendors reported satisfying sales.