It's the time of year for the 27th annual Olde Alton Arts and Crafts Fair. Crafters from Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and Kentucky will gather on Saturday from 9am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 3pm to sell food, art work, and other assorted items. The fair will be held at Alton High School.

Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Member Ed Gray tells The Big Z they can expect all of the items they've seen at the fair in the past:

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There will also be shuttle buses out on the parking lots if you are in need of a ride to the building. Admission on Saturday is $2, and $1 on Sunday. Children under the age of 12 are free. All proceeds benefit the band and orchestra programs in the Alton School District. The high school is located at 4200 Humbert Rd.

For more information call 466-9240.

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