LITTLE FALLS/RICE -- Central Minnesota is showcasing arts and crafts from local artisans in Little Falls and Rice this weekend.

Downtown Little Falls is hosting its annual Arts and Crafts Fair, which has become a popular destination for crafts lovers around the state.

The fair, which goes from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. tomorrow and 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, features 600 juried exhibitors with free parking and a free shuttle bus at the Morrison County Fairgrounds.

Rice is holding a craft show at the Lions Building that showcases a variety of handmade goods ranging from food and snacks to blankets, rugs and purses.

Rice's Craft Show goes from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. tomorrow and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.