Saturday, December 12, is the opening reception from 5-8 pm of handmade wooden toys by the Mendocino Coast Furniture Makers, eemonstrating fun and intriguing wooden toys that entertain children and adults alike. Cherished by children since they began playing with sticks, wooden toys have always been favored by parents to inspire, amuse and provide quiet entertainment for their young. Enduring and fun, families pass traditional wood toys down though generations. As an integral art of all cultures, toys teach children about their society and the world about them. Hoops, tops, rocking horses, rattles, mobiles, whirlygigs and all matter of wooden toys will pour out of the furniture makers’ workshops.Show runs Dec 12-31, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Mendocino Arts Center, 45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino. 707-937-5818
The Wooden Toy Show
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