Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival 

More than 100 vendors will set their tents and tables beneath the gorgeous live oak trees of Melrose. Artists will show and sell their original paintings, stained glass, gourmet foods, jewelry, clothing, photography, plants, toys, woodworking products, pottery and more.

The festival opens Saturday at 9am and Sunday at 10am. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-12. Guests may also opt to tour the main plantation house, called "the big house" and the Yucca House and the African House for an additional $5 ticket. Viewing of the other historic buildings and self-guided tours of the grounds, which feature centuries old live oak trees is included with the entry fee.