TARBORO — The Great Tarboro Art Bazaar is in its final days. Those in search of a unique, hand-crafted holiday gift are invited to stop by the Blount-Bridgers House at 130 Bridgers St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday, and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Carol Banks, house manager/ events coordinator for the Blount-Bridgers House, said sales from this year's art bazaar have exceeded last year's sales of $7,000. Part of the proceeds from the sales will go to the artists, while the rest of the proceeds will benefit Edgecombe Arts.
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