Sunday, November 20, 2011

Shop local this holiday season

Here is list of places you can do just that..

Memorial Art Gallery gift shop (check out my Popsicle stick earrings while you are there) open Tues through-Sun, Find items by local artists and teachers from the MAG.s own Creative Workshop. Or give the gift of an art class to a loved one! Maybe even a gallery member ship!

Craft Company #9 on University Avenue, buy some pottery by Paul Harp

 Baobob cultural Center Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 10:00am until Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 6:00pm
Authentic African artifacts and imports will be available for sale, as well and artwork and hand-crafted items by local artists. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Baobab.

There is still some space left for artists. Rochester artists who would like to help support the Baobab and have an opportunity to sell their wares by participating in the two-day sale should contact Terry Chaka at the center.

Holiday Sale is on for Spot Coffee: Fri. Dec. 2, Sat Dec. 3, Sun Dec. 4 also Sat Dec 10, Sun Dec 11 and Sat Dec 17 and
Sun Dec 18 at Spot Coffee get screen printed clothes and stickers  from Armored Personnel

 OMG wait there's two more Big event this weekend! RMSC show and sale Nov 18, 19, 20 $5.00 admission
Buy glass work from Bella Beads and  Precious metal clay jewelry from JMW silver

Brighton Arts Fest Nov 17,18,19 and go hear Lisa Toth play violin!

Go to Stella Art in East Rochester to purchase art prints of photos by Becky Phillips, stained glass jewelery from A Different View and holiday wreaths,mittens and more. Event Dec 2 From The Womb by Anita Nortier $10.00 art opening or stop by on open studio time and make your own art to give as a gift.Or take a class to make an item as a gift.

Hungerford  Urban artists have many events going on Dec junction with first friday

Stop by the RNEST event which runs the duration of the month
Craftmas: Etsy Style! First Friday Holiday Craft Sale
Friday, December 2 at 5:00pm
find jewelry, hand made knits, stuffed animals by KiraArts, felted creatures by Casey from Peaches Products,hand carved rubber stamps by Jackbear stamps, quilted good  from the Quilted House and more..
or go see Heather Erwin and buy an original painting, or go see Cody Kroll and buy some ceramics or go see many other talented ceramicists including Tara Hagen  within the building including Shelly Stoler,Go to Gocks Frocks for handmade clothing(especially for kids)You can also stop by Grassroots Gallery for all types of items for under 100.00 including scrabble tile jewlery by Kristen Cavanaugh.

BUY FROM ETSY! ( yeah that includes me of course,
if you are local I  may be able to  hand deliver and waive the shipping!

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