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Dollmaker Charlie Patricolo will show various techniques used to make cloth dolls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17-18, at Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Craft.

Inspired by a love for fabric and the sewing techniques she learned at home, Patricolo has been making dolls for more than four decades. 

TTU Arts Roundup:

 Appalachian Center for Craft

  •  Kevin Platt’s glass exhibition in the North Windows Gallery runs until Monday, Dec. 12. His reception is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
  • Matt Thomas’s glass exhibition in Gallery One runs until Sunday, Dec. 11.
  • Tony Prince’s clay exhibition in Gallery One opens Tuesday, Dec. 13, and runs until Monday, Dec. 19. His reception is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17.
  • Dollmaker Charlie Patricolo will give a demonstration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17 and 18.
  • The Annual Holiday Festival gallery and exhibitions will continue to be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 23.

 TTU Music

  •  The Mastersingers’ Christmas Concert, conducted by Craig Zamer, is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11.

The Appalachian Center for Craft is located six miles off Highway 56 (Interstate 40, Exit 273) near Smithville. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. The Joan Derryberry Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Roaden University Center and is open to the public from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Backdoor Playhouse is located in Jere Whitson Memorial Building. For more information, call 372-6595. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts are free and take place in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. The concert schedule is subject to change. For more information, call 372-3161.