+22-thousand pounds of food collected at Roanoke craft show

A can of food got you into Craftsmen's Classic for free

POSTED: 01:36 PM EDT Oct 13, 2013    UPDATED: 08:56 PM EDT Oct 13, 2013 

Fall is here!

And the change of season might be motivating you to change your surroundings.

There were a lot of things to help make that happen at the Craftsmen's Classic Art and Craft Festival.

More than 200-artists and craftspeople from across the country converged on the Roanoke Civic Center this weekend for the annual show.

Whether it was decorations, clothing or art- there was something for every taste and style.

"This show kinda kicks off the holiday season, so we see a lot of Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas items going out the door," explains Marketing Director Carly Gilmore. "And, also jewelry and pottery is always a favorite."

Sunday was the last day for the three-day show.

This event was also food drive for Feeding America Southwest Virginia food bank.

Any food donation got you in free.

Between Friday and Saturday, more 22-thousand pounds of food were collected.