Holiday craft shows across America
Find unique, handcrafted, locally made gifts at an indie craft holiday shopping event near you.
Mon, Dec 07 2009 at 5:13 PM
Can’t make it to the eco-holiday shopping parties in Los Angeles
? Then find a local craft fair in your town and discover unique gifts that were not mass-produced. Keep an eye out for crafsters using sustainable and upcycled materials to make your gift extra green:
New York City:
Eco-friendly, fair trade jewelry company The Andean collection
is having its first ever official trunk show this Thurs., Dec. 10, from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. at TEICH Design, 84 E. 7th St. in the East Village. While shopping, you’ll be able to learn more about how The Andean Collection works with artisans in Ecuador to turn sustainably harvested tagua nuts from the rain forest into gorgeous jewelry.
New York City
: One of a Kind Show & Sale
promises “the best in fine art and fine craft from hundreds of unique artists, artisans and designers from across North America.” The event runs from Fri., Dec. 11 – Sun., Dec. 13 at Pier 94, 12th Ave. at 55th St. Admission’s $15 for adults — which includes a free subscription to ReadyMade
magazine! (via Hello Craft
: Handmade Arcade
, Pittsburgh’s biggest indie craft fair, happens Sat., Dec. 12 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Hunt Armory in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. (via Hello Craft
: Shop handmade and local at the Renegade Craft Fair
, coming to San Francisco on Dec. 19 and 20, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. both days at the Fort Mason Center Herbst Pavilion, located at Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street in the Marina district. The event is free to attend!
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