Camper Craft Show at Thomson Causeway recreation area


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Posted Online: Sept. 05, 2013, 8:57 am
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Press release submitted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


CAMPER CRAFT SHOW AT THOMSON CAUSEWAY RECREATION AREA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will hold the Annual Camper Craft Show on Saturday, September 07, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Thomson Causeway Day Use Picnic Shelter. The craft show is a special event designed to complement the natural environment of the Mississippi River with handmade crafts that campers have skillfully created.
Anyone wishing to display at this event must register with the Thomson Park Ranger Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6. There is no fee to participate, but registration is required. The craft show is free of charge and open to the public. For more information or to register please contact the Thomson Park Rangers at (815) 259-3628.



















 




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