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Gear & Cheer Arts and Crafts

Gear & Cheer Music Festival Arts and Crafts

The Gear & Cheer Music Festival includes many types of Arts and Crafts. The exhibits include paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, mixed media, media or video art, installation art, earth art, architecture, graphic design and photography. In addition, many textile crafts including knitting, quilting, appliqué, weaving and dyeing; paper crafts like wood engraving, papier-mâché, calligraphy, and papermaking; decorative crafts like furniture, metalwork, stenciling, stained glass, gilding, sponge ware, basketry, dried flowers, and toys; fashion crafts like hats, leatherwork (shoes, belts, handbags) and garments; and functional crafts like decorative pottery, platters, and utensils.  

 

 

 
 
 
 

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Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race. 
—H.G. Wells
Too often, the advocates of trails and linear parks along rights-of-way come up against officials who recognize only one kind of park–the squared-off kind that comes in chunks; and one kind of recreation–the supervised kind known as ‘organized sweating.’ Such officials refuse to acknowledge that there has been a change in US recreation trends, reflected in the phenomenal growth of hiking, biking, and horseback riding… 
—Constance Stallings
Let us bequeath our children more than the gadgets that surround us. If bicycling can be restored to the daily life of all Americans, it can be a vital step toward rebuilding health and vigor in all of us.    
—Dr. Paul Dudley White, US cardiologist, 1886—1973
Imagine walking out your front door, getting on a bicycle, a horse or simply donning your backpack and within minutes of your home, setting off along a continuous network of recreation corridors that could lead across the country. 
—President Reagan’s Commission on American Outdoors, Americans and the Outdoors, 1987
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close.
—Unknown
The establishment of a nationwide system of trails will be an accomplishment worthy of a place beside other major conservation programs... The fundamental objective of a nationwide system of trails is to provide simple, inexpensive recreation opportunities for all people by having an abundance of trails for walking, cycling, and horseback riding near home, as well as providing some major historic and scenic interstate trails of national significance.    
—Stewart Lee Udall, Secretary of the Interior

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