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Art fair at winery Aug. 19-20

Annette Mattingly used woodland flowers and garden herbs to craft mandalas. Her studio is in Ely. Mattingly's pressed flowers, birch bark and plant material make kaledioscope images, (Enterprise file photo)

Each year, Forestedge Winery hosts a weekend of art, music, food and wine.

Its annual art fair is slated for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20. The event features selected artists exhibiting and selling their works. Artistic mediums include pottery, porcelain, jewelry, fiber, leather, wood, painting and more.

Stroll through the exhibits and sample wine, which will also be sold by the glass, with bottles and cases available for purchase. Forestedge Winery is renowned for transforming native, northwoods fruits and berries into internationally award-winning wines.

Area restaurants add unique cuisine and jazz musicians set the tone for the unique summertime event.

Admission and parking is free. Saturday's hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the winery at 218-224-3535 or visit The winery is located at the edge of the Paul Bunyan Forest, 14 miles north of Akeley on Highway 64.