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Guide to November Holiday Bazaars in Puget Sound

October 24, 2011 12:47 PM

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It’s time for all the sights and smells of the holidays to descend on us! Head out to one of these fine arts and crafts festivals to get a jump on your holiday shopping and planning.

Red Ribbons and Reindeer
Wednesday – Sunday
November 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
Hollywood Schoolhouse
14810 Northeast 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072

Red Ribbons presents its twenty-fourth annual holiday craft show at the Hollywood Schoolhouse in Woodinville. Many talented artisans will be selling one of a kind hand made holiday gifts and decorations, jewelry, specialty food items and much more.

Orchard Street Treasure Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday and Sunday
November 4 and 5
Friday 10:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
2401 S. Orchard Street
Tacoma, WA 98466

Over 35 tables of local artists and small/home businesses. Seasonal decor, homemade goods and products, and much more. Take your family holiday photos on Saturday, November 5. Photographer on site with affordable pricing.

25th Annual Holiday Craft Market
Friday and Saturday
November 4 and 5
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
600 E. Smith Street
Kent, WA 98030

This juried show boasts 70 booths of handcrafted one-of-a-kind gifts. Besides free onsite parking, the free event offers festive, live entertainment and the ever popular Figgy Pudding Café and bake sale. Proceeds benefit the Kent Senior Activity Center. For more information about the Holiday Craft Market, call 253.856.5162.

Holiday Art Market on the Sound
Saturday, November 5
10:00am – 4:00pm
Rosehill Community Centre
4 Lincoln Avenue
Mukilteo, WA 98275

Original art and gift items made in western Washington by professional artists. You cannot beat the quality or the prices for your holiday shopping this holiday season! Beautifully hand made items include wearable art, glass art, pottery, jewelry including semi-precious stones and gems in fine hand crafted sterling silver, metal art, paintings, gift cards and much more! Give your friends and family something special this year made in western Washington! Proceeds from vendor booth fees go to the Mukilteo Arts Guild’s High School Senior Scholarship Fund. The high school scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors pursuing the arts in higher education. The Mukilteo Arts Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing and promoting the music, visual, performing, and literary arts in the greater Mukilteo area.

Bellevue Club Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 5
9:00am – 3:00pm
Bellevue Club
11200 Southeast 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
425.455.1616
http://www.bellevueclub.com

Some of the region’s best artists and craftspeople will be displaying their work at the annual Bellevue Club Holiday Bazaar. This year’s event is bigger than ever with free gift wrapping, holiday carols from the Seattle Children’s Chorus, kid’s craft table and, yes, complimentary hot cocoa.

Snohomish Holiday Craft Bazaar
Saturday, November 5
10:00am to 4:00pm
Emmanuel Baptist Church
2727 Lake Avenue
Snohomish, WA
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Independent crafters. Local sellers. Supporting the community. Come do some Holiday shopping and enjoy browsing through handmade items and local sellers. Vendors include: Soaps, Jewlery, Sewing, Christmas decorations, Gift Baskets, Toys, Wood working, Candles, Quilts, and more!

Puyallup Antique And Collectible Show
Saturday and Sunday
November 5 and 6
Saturday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00 pm
Puyallup Fairgrounds
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
http://www.palmerwirfs.com

Produced by Palmer Wirfs of Oregon, this huge two-day event in the Showplex Building at the Fairgrounds includes vintage clothing, 40’s & 50’s kitchenware, estate jewelry, costume jewelry, great old toys, linens, advertising, soda fountain, jukeboxes, old radios, vintage mercantile, Tiffany, sterling flatware matching, and tins. Bring your family treasures for identification and evaluation by experts. Free parking!

NW Holiday Arts Gift Show
Saturday, November 12
10:00am – 5:00pm
Redmond Athletic Club
8709 161st Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
http://www.nwholidayarts.weebly.com

Get a jump on holiday gift buying from 45 local artists. Check the web site often! Artists will be added until the day of the event. This show also benefits Liberty Road Foundation (501c3).

Hometown Holiday Celebration
Saturday, November 12
10:00am – 7:00pm
Main Street
Sumner, WA 98390
http://www.sumnerdowntown.com

Visit Sumner’s shops and restaurants for an old fashioned Hometown Holiday Celebration. Festive open houses with refreshments and holiday cheer while sidewalk carolers wander down Main Street singing to shoppers.

My Friends & More Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 12
10:00am – 5:00pm
IUOE Hall
18701 120th Ave NE
Bothell, WA 98011
425.486.5864
http://www.craftybug.com

Come celebrate 12 years of community fun with fabulous local artisans! Santa arrives at 1:00! Parents, bring your camera for FREE photos with Santa! PETS WELCOME! Free admission, Free parking, Free refreshments, Free childrens craft and play area provided! Tour buses welcome! Full wheel chair and stroller access.

Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Pier 91 – Smith Cove Terminal
2001 W. Garfield Street
Seattle, WA 98119
http://www.nwartalliance.com

Come celebrate the 23rd annual fall Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft show. This will be the largest indoor art and fine craft event in Seattle for the start of your gift buying season. Over 250 artists selling their amazing hand crafted work — jewelry, designer clothing, paintings, works of glass, metal, wood and more. Wine tasting offered by boutique Washington wineries. Be inspired by art demonstrations, wandering musicians and other performing arts entertainment. Admission $6 (on-line) or $8 (at the door). Children 12 and under free. All day parking available for $5. Free shuttle bus.

NonStop Clay 2011 Winter Holiday Sale
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Friday – 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday and Sunday – 10:00am – 6:00pm
Columbia Winery
14030 Northeast 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072
425.488.2776
http://www.nonstopclay.com

The exciting work of 34 regional ceramic artists will be featured at NonStop Clay 2011 Winter Holiday Ceramic Art Sale at Columbia Winery. Get off to a spirited start with an opening reception Friday evening from 5 to 9pm in the Columbia Room. This is a superb chance to meet the artists and find unique one of kind ceramics for your holiday giving.

Fair Trade Market
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Friday, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Sunday, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Catholic Community Services
1323 S. Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405
253.272.2184 x102

Admission is free. Shop for great holiday gift ideas featuring baskets, ornaments, linens, musical instruments, food products and more from vendors such as Ten Thousand Villages, Theo Chocolate, Laughing Lotus, L’Arche, Jubilee Traders and many more. The Fair Trade economy is based on justice, dignity, empowerment, transparency, and respect for people and the planet.

Holiday Gift and Food Fair
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 18, 19 and 20
Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Kitsap County Fairgrounds
1200 NW Fairgrounds Road
Bremerton, WA 98311
http://www.holidaygiftfair.com

170+ Professional Northwest Artists in the Kitsap Sun Pavilion. Arts & Crafts: Pottery/Photography/Paintings/ Metal Art/Smoked Salmon/Lavendar items/Tole Painting/Woodworking/Candlemakers/candymakers/Christmas ornaments, wreaths, centerpieces, decorations and much more
Food Booths: pulled pork, oriental food, mini donuts, espresso, ice cream, cupcakes, pies, cakes, nuts, fudge, carmel apples and much more.

2011 Holiday Craft Show
Saturday and Sunday
November 26 and 27
Saturday 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue
Kirkland, WA 98033
http://www.kirklandwa.gov

The 2nd Annual Holiday Craft Show, a festive holiday event, heralds in the season. Featuring the work of local artists and master craftsmen. The Holiday Craft Show promises a shopping treasure trove of one-of-a-kind gifts, fine jewelry, gourmet treats, holiday décor and more. A unique aspect of the event is the opportunity to meet the artists, discuss their work and commission custom pieces.

Holiday Expo
Saturday, November 26
9:00am – 5:00pm
Bethel High School
22215 38th Avenue East
Spanaway, WA 98387

The Bethel Braves Youth Football organization is hosting their 3rd annual Holiday Expo. Over 100 vendors, including crafts and homemade items, concessions, silent auction, bake sale and lots of Holiday Spirit! A great kick-off to your Holiday Season.

Weekend Art & Gift Show hosted by Spinfire Glassworks
Saturday and Sunday
November 26 and 27
11:00am – 7:00pm
Tefft Cellars
16110 Woodinville Redmond Road NE, Suite 5
Woodinville, WA 98072
425.481.4081
http://www.tefftcellars.com

Sip award-winning Tefft wine while enjoying the craftsmanship of Camano Island’s Spinfire Glassworks. Hand-blown ornaments, stemware, vases and bowls will round out holiday gifts of your favorite Tefft wine! Case and Gift Card specials all weekend long.

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