Best Gift + Craft Fairs
Friday, November 18, 2011
3rd Annual Chez Pascal Craft Sale
Support local artists and the Rhode Island Food Bank. This small salon style show will feature a handful of local artists. Shop scarves, art, jewelry, metal home accessories, pottery and more!
Note: Before creating Kidoinfo, I made my living as a craft artist. I will be showing and selling my metal clocks and home accessories at Chez Pascal again this year!
Location: Chez Pascal – 960 Hope St., Providence, RI
When: Sunday, Dec. 4th, 11 AM – 3 PM
Cost: Admission is free. Please bring food to donate to the Food Bank.
10th Annual Craftland Show
While the Craftland Shop is open year round, it will soon shift gears from the shop to the annual month-long holiday sale. Featuring over 200 artists, the Craftland Show is where you will find everything from silk-screened onesies, stuffed toys in the form of slabs of bacon, as well as fine jewelry and paintings. Always eclectic and fresh, with special events scheduled throughout the month.
Location: 235 Westminster Street, Providence.
When: November 25 – December 31, 7 days a week, 10 AM – 6 PM. Open late on selected evenings.
Cost: Admission is free.
- Craftland Show Super Celebration Bash: Friday, December 2nd, 5-9pm. The first 150 shoppers receive highly-coveted goodie bags stuffed with freebies, coupons and more. Plus delicious snacks, drinks, and fun activities!
- BUY ART Reception Thursday, December 8th, 5-8pm.
- Meet the Artists Evening: Demos and refreshments! Thursday, December 15th, 5-8pm.
- Midnight Madness: Open till midnight! Friday, December 23rd, 10am-12am.
- Free coffee from White Electric on Saturdays!
Location: Pawtucket Armory, 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket.
When: Friday, Dec 2nd, Noon – 8 PM
Saturday, Dec 3th, 10:00 AM – 8 PM
Sunday, Dec 4th, 10:00 AM – 6 PM
Friday, Dec 9th, Noon – 8 PM
Saturday, Dec 10th, 10 AM – 8 PM
Sunday, Dec 11th, 10 AM – 6 PM
Opening Gala – Thursday, Dec 1st from 5 – 9 PM
Cost: Admission is free (donations of canned goods are encouraged—they’ll be given to the RI Food Bank)
Location: Rag and Bone Bindery – 1088 Main Street, Pawtucket.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10th, 10 AM – 2 PM
Cost: Admission is free.
Festival Fete Holiday Market
festival features an extraordinary collection of over 100 Contemporary American Craft artists, strolling entertainment, a farmers market, and children’s crafts and entertainment.
Location: Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Place, Providence, RI
When: November 25th & 26th, 2011
Cost: $5, children under 12 are FREE.
RISD Alumni Holiday Art Sale
Alumni from all over the world come back to Providence with thousands of items for sale, including toys, fine art, greeting cards, jewelry, furniture, clothing, ceramics, and much more. Admission is $7, free for children under 14 and current RISD students.
Location: Rhode Island Convention Center, One Sabin Street, Providence.
When: Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. (Arrive early to avoid—or to get a good place in—a long line.)
Cost: $7 admission
Presenting a keen collection of local artists and crafters creating a one-of-a-kind seasonal shopping opportunity.
Location: Hope Artiste Village – 999 Main Street, Pawtucket RI
When: Sunday, November 20th and Sunday December 11th from 10 AM – 4 PM
OCRS Snowflake Bazaar
Shop from over 50 vendors including Kidoinfo contributing writer Elyse Major!
Location: 200 Old County Road, Smithfield RI
When: Saturday December 3, 9 AM – 3 PM
Ocean State Artisans 20th Annual Holiday Craft Festival
Location: CCRI, Knight Campus – 400 East Ave, Warwick
When: November 25 & 26. Friday, 10 AM -5 PM. Saturday, 9 AM – 4 PM
Audubon Holiday Craft Fair
Location: Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge – 12 Sanderson Rd, Smithfield
When: December 3, 10 AM – 4 PM
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