Artist and Exhibitor Information


Below are the information sheets and applications you'll need to complete to participate in the 2019 Winyah Bay Heritage Festival.

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WBHF Exhibitor Letter

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WBHF Exhibitor Information

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WBHF Exhibitor Application

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Artists and Exhibitors for 2019 Winyah Bay Heritage Festival

(More will be added as they come in. )

Dave Lake Antiques - Dave specializes in the sale of antique decoys, fishing lures, rods and reels. He also offers a collection of vintage boating gear and waterfowl art. He resides in Pawleys Island, SC.

Black River Outdoors - Kayaking tours with Black River Outdoors with entertaining guides show you a side of nature that most visitors to our enchanting area miss completely.

Frank Bridwell - Woody's Handmade Knives - A former Greenville based real estate developer, craftsman Frank Bridwell is now a fulltime custom knife maker residing in the small town of Travelers Rest, SC. He gets his love for making knives from his father who worked with him as a child.





Digital Lowcountry PhotoArt- Landscapes. skyscapes, wildlife, and other scenes of life and living in and around the Carolina Lowcountry, particularily the Winyah Bay/Pee Dee/Santee Rivers area. Images available on archival paper and canvas, photography by KR Russell.




Ducks Unlimited - Is the world's leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. DU got its start in 1937 during the Dust Bowl when North America's drought - plagued waterfowl populations had plunged to unprecedented lows. Determined not to sit idly by as the continent's waterfowl dwindled beyond recovery, a small group of sportsmen joined together to form an organization that became known as Ducks Unlimited. Its mission: habitat conservation. DU is now the world's largest and most effective private waterfowl and wetlands conservation organization. DU is able to multilaterally deliver its work through a series of partnerships with private individuals, landowners, agencies, scientific communities and other entities.

Friends of Coastal South Carolina - Dedicated to preserving the ecosystems and wildlife of the South Carolina coast for future generations. To that end we support the respective missions of our coastal national wildlife refuges and forests through active participation in programs and projects that enhance these treasured resources.

Mountain Man Honey and Goods - Will and Judy Danford- is a locally owned business from Myrtle Beach operating in pure raw honey as well as specialty honey from some of our surrounding states. They deliver the honey straight from the hive to the consumer.

Saint Frances Animal Center - is a 501 (c)(3) not for profit organization servingGeorgetown County. The Center was created in 1938 by a small group of community members concerned about the plight of the area's soaring population of homeless dogs and cats. Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for abandoned and mistreated dogs and cats until they can be placed in loving homes. Raising awareness through public education, community outreach and a wellness clinic, we seek to promote respect for the lives of cats and dogs by breaking the cycle of abuse, neglect and pet overpopulation in our community. Stop by and say hello to these furry friends- you might just meet a "forever" pet to offer a home!





Marshall C. Sasser - Birdfield Decoys - Marshall is a decoy carver from Conway, SC. He features wooden waterfowl decoys and shore birds both decorative and working.




Sierra Club/Winyah Group - The South Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club was founded in 1978 and is the largest grassroots conservation organization in the state. We believe that the survival of South Carolina's cultural heritage is intricately weaved into the land. As a conservation group that is committed to the mission to "Explore, Enjoy and Protect" South Carolina, we work to protect our communities by advocating for our rivers, our land, clean air and showing people the beautiful places that make our state a great place to live. Take time to explore work we're doing and how we're protecting South Carolina's ecological treasures Jackie Smith - Blue Fuse Glassworks - Jackie is from Pawleys Island, SC. Her specialty is handmade fused glass art, jewelry, and recycled glass.

Turkey Calls- John E. Tanner - John and Elaine Tanner are woodworking and basket weaving artisans from the Indian Town Community of Williamsburg County. Through his association with Ancient Cypress, LLC, John carves box turkey calls with ancient wood. His wife Elaine will be bringing handmade themed quilted wall hangings as well as highly prized woven baskets made from wood and pine straw.

Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge - This refuge was established to protect and manage diverse habitats within coastal river ecosystems for the benefit of endangered and threatened species, freshwater and anadromous fish, migratory birds, and forest wildlife, including a wide array of plants and animals associated with bottomland hardwood habitats; and provide a variety of wildlife dependant recreational activities including hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, and environmental education.

Winn Tuck Waterfowl - Winn Drew is from Columbia, SC and has been working with Winn Tuck Waterfowl for 8 years. They offer cutting edge waterfowl hunting products along with everyday casual wear. some of their products include double reed duck calls, lanyards, apparel for men and women, braided jewelry and much more.

Thomas Williams - Cane and Wood Art - Thomas is from McClellanville, SC and most people know him as the cane man for which he is famous. His wood making started out as a hobby over 30 years ago when he worked with the forestry service. He mainly works with mahogany, red oak and ponderosa pine.

Winyah Rivers Alliance/Waccamaw Riverkeeper - Winyah Rivers Alliance and the Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER Program are licensed by WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE. Waterkeeper Alliance connects and supports local Waterkeeper programs to provide a voice for waterways and their communities worldwide, and are dedicated to preserving and protecting YOUR WATER from polluters. Learn about ways these organizations are helping the beautiful rivers flowing into Winyah Bay and how YOU can too!

From Trunks to Trays –Cindy Lawrimore - Handmade dough bowls and trays

Stumps Bowls and Trays – Patricia Alford - Handmade bowls and trays from Black River Tupelo.

SODA – Stop Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic

Wood Z Art- Ann Page - Images burned into the wood, art pieces from local wood featuring naturally colored creatures and flora.

Lube Man Mark- Mark Gibson - Fire pits and duck calls

Green Bean Boutique - Lisa Haas - vintage items from the estate of Pat and James Doyle

Weatherford Knife Company - Chad Weatherford -Unique variety of handmade knives by a two-time Field & Stream Total Outdoor Champion.

Artifactual Adornaments – Bryan & Bridgette Davis – Excavated artifacts transformed into unique one-of-a-kind historical Jewelry.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge – Craig Sasser

Joanne Rodgers - Pillow Lady - Joanne is known as the Pillow Lady and is from Andrews, SC. She offers a wide array of camouflage beds, and pillows for your special pet.


U.S Fish and Wildlife - Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge/Cape Romaine NWR


The Jewelry Box - Grace Reeves, Christy Reeves - Handmade jewelry featuring semi-precious stones and found objects.





Witzel Art - John Walters - Whimsical fine art paintings from and of various subjects including, but not limited to, the Lowcountry in and around Winyah Bay and Charleston.







The Waterfowl Company - Darrell Newman

Wyndham Destinations - Information on travel and destinations.


Blue Truck Organics - Ross Living Designs - Farm fresh produce grown and harvested locally in the Winyah Bay area.