Covered Wagon's annual Doll and Toy Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug, 24-25, in the store and under the ``big top' at I-85 exit 132 between Greensboro and Burlington. Admission is free.
Several artists will be available to sign the dolls and pose for photographs with buyers.New at the show this year will be porcelain dolls by Jan Nanghrang, including Doll of the Year nominee Karissa.
Other doll artists featured in the show are Julie Good-Kruger, Judy and Virginia Turner, Wendy Lawton, Robin Woods, Zook and Susan Wakeen.
Also featured will be Steiff stuffed animals and dolls by Ginny, Effanbee, Alexander, Carrolle, World Doll, Ashton Drake, Georgetown, Gotz and Zapf.
Covered Wagon is a designated Doll of the Year award center. Ballots are available at the store for prizes of up to $7,500 which will be given this year.
The awards are sponsored by Doll Reader Magazine.