Greetings, Arts + Crafts Lovers! Tis' the season to buy handmade! Check out these holiday events where some of our favorite vendors will be selling their wares:
This Sat Dec 1st: Sean Hennessey and Rania Hassan (Goshdarnknit) have organized a Holiday Craft show at Big Bear Cafe from 3-9pm at 1st and R St. NW. Details here
Saturday and Sunday Dec 1+2 Jill Johnson of Jillory will be at the Wakefield Park 30th Annual Holiday Arts&Crafts Show, Audrey Moore RECenter, 8100 Braddock Rd., Annandale, Va.22003 Dec.1 9 A.M. to 4P.M. and Dec. 2 11 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Friday, Dec 7th 12-7pm and Sat, Dec 8th 10am-5pm Mary Ellen Larkins will be selling her glasswares along with Nancy Sween pottery and 6 other fine craft vendors at the 4th annual, Holiday Art Bazaar Home Show at 317 Church Street NE, Vienna, VA. For more info call: 703-281-7847
Dec. 7-19 Boxboy, Hadmatter Art and Cherie Lester will be at the Downtown DC Holiday Market; 7th and F Streets NW, Washington DC, in front of National Portrait Museum; noon - 8 p.m. Check their web sites for their exact dates. be sure to check out this festive market! and bring our favorite artists a hot chocolate if it's brisk out ;)
Dec.8 from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Jillory will be at the Hillsboro Christmas Craft Fair, The Old School House, Hillsboro, Va. A quaint country setting in beautiful Loudoun County.
Dec. 9 from 8pm-midnight. Don't miss Rock & Shop at the Black Cat which will feature some of our favorite vendors from Craft Mutiny along with vendors selling vintage records, indie designer clothing, rock posters and more...http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html
Dec 15 from 12-6pm the Craft Mutiny is hosting their 2nd Annual 'Booty Market' at the National City Christian Church located at 5 Thomas Circle in NW DC. more info here: http://www.craftmutiny.com/
whew! that should keep you on your toes for the next couple of weeks! And remember: Buying handmade gifts is the way to go this holiday season.. Support local artists! Reduce your carbon footprint! And buy your friends and family cool, unique gifts that they will be sure to treasure way more than a generic gift card (move away from the gift card rack..)