Updated: Nov 4
As the holiday season approaches, many of us are on the hunt for unique and meaningful gifts to share with our loved ones. While big retailers may be a convenient choice, it's essential to remember the importance of supporting local artisans, crafters, and small businesses. Arlene's Artist Materials invites you to embrace the spirit of the season by shopping local at our seventh annual Holiday Makers Markets.
🎁 Uncover Unique Treasures for Your Loved Ones
Join us on Saturdays, November 11, 2023, at Arlene's in Albany, NY, and explore a thoughtfully curated selection of offerings from local makers. With a wide array of handmade items, you're sure to discover something special for everyone on your gift list.
☕ Treat Yourself
To make your shopping experience even more enjoyable, savor the delightful flavors of vegan coffee and tea drinks from Unique Coqui Brews, LLC. As you peruse the market, take a moment to treat yourself to a warm beverage that perfectly complements the festive atmosphere.
🌟 Meet the Makers
Our Holiday Makers Markets are a unique opportunity to connect with local artists and creators. Discover their stories, learn about their craft, and gain a deeper appreciation for the talent that thrives in our community. It's a chance to purchase one-of-a-kind items while forging connections with the creative minds behind them.
🎨 Featured Makers for November 11, 2023:
Phyllis Busell with Pots of Luck: Explore beautiful pottery creations.
Christian St. Pierre: Immerse yourself in captivating character art and illustrations.
Cheyenne Simmons with Great Exbaketations Bakery, LLC: Satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious baked goods.
Sara Hopkins: Embrace the world of art through Sara's creations.
Rachel McNeil with Rachel McNeil Designs: Discover unique designs and artistic expressions.
Debbie Gregg: Be captivated by the artistic world of Debbie Gregg.
Megan Kinney: Experience the multidisciplinary artistry of Megan Kinney.
🎨 Featured Makers for November 25, 2023:
Antanaja Moore with Moore Organic Beauty: Find organic beauty products.
Mara Kuzmak with New Moon Prints: Discover intriguing print artworks.
Kasmira Demyan: Dive into the artistic world of Kasmira Demyan.
Kathy Klompas: Experience unique fabric mixed media creations.
Caroline Briere with Cariku Jewelry: Adorn yourself with handcrafted jewelry.
🎨 Featured Makers for Saturday, December 9, 2023:
Amanda Moore with Better Day Glass: Explore beautiful stained glass artworks.
Myra Nino: Discover the artistic expressions of Myra Nino.
Casey Beal with Casey Beal Designs: Immerse yourself in captivating block prints.
Sarah Beck: Uncover unique photo and spoon creations.
Natalie Kossack with Kossak Art: Explore the world of pottery with Natalie Kossack.
👨👩👧👦 All Markets Are Family-Friendly and Free to Attend
Bring your family, tell your friends, and come together to celebrate the holiday season the right way, by supporting local artists and enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the Makers Market at Arlene's.
🛍️ Support Local Artisans and Make the Season Brighter
This holiday season, let's make a conscious choice to support local creators, foster our community, and fill our homes with the unique and beautiful work of our talented neighbors. Don't miss the opportunity to shop local at Arlene's Holiday Makers Markets and discover the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Join us for this heartwarming and festive experience that truly embodies the spirit of the season.
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