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Participating artists: Nicole Baxter, Linda Chow, Robin Dupont, Milt Fischbein, Matt Gould, Terry Hildebrand, Brad Keys, Eveline Kolijn, Diane Krys, Darren Petersen, Jean-Claude and Talar Prefontaine, Shona Rae and Simon Wroot.

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Have a craft related event happening in Alberta? Email details to news@albertacraft.ab.ca.

Be sure to include the date, time, location, a short write up about the event, a web link, and a logo/event image. 

 

Art Market - Calgary, AB
Date: November 16-19, 2017

Time: Thursday 10am–9pm, Friday 10am–9pm, Saturday 10am–6pm, Sunday 10am–5pm
Location: Calgary Telus Convention Center,  136-8 Avenue SE, Calgary

Art Market showcases delicate pottery, vibrant jewellery, timeless home furnishings, creative clothing, and so much more. There are 50 art and craft categories being represented, so join us in finding that perfect, unique piece for yourself or that someone special on your list.

Find out more here.

 

Crafter's Weekend - Fallis, AB
Date: November 17-19, 2017

Location: Camp Yowochas, Box 313, Fallis

Crafters Weekend is an opportunity for anybody who would like to enjoy a weekend away with other people working on their projects. This is a great chance for you to get away and work on all of your crafts you are hoping to get completed before the holidays! The cost to register is $150 per participant and includes accommodations, meals, programs including zip lining, high ropes, bouldering and many other outdoor activities.


Find out more here.


Contextural Christmas Artisan Sale - Calgary, AB
Date: November 17 & 18, 2017

Time: Friday 4 - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm
Location: Christ Church Elbow Park, 3602-8 Street SW, Calgary

This is a textile-focused sale that provides the opportunity for the public to meet the artists and makers of silk-screened, EcoPrinted and hand-dyed scarves, pillows and bags; 2D and 3D art pieces; items for babies and your pets; clothing accessories; and home decor. 

Find out more here.

 

4th Annual Glenora Gift and Craft Sale - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 18, 2017

Time: Saturday 10:30am-3pm
Location: Royal Alberta Museum, 12845-102 Avenue NW, Edmonton

This year shop local for Christmas and support 50+ local vendors, focusing on 80% handmade/local crafters. Vendors are selected based on the diversity and uniqueness of their skill and trade.Bring the gift of a non-perishable food donation to the Gift and Craft Sale and help ensure everybody will enjoy a meal over the holidays. Coffee, snacks for sale.


Find out more here.


Bonny Houston Hot Shop Sale - Calgary, AB
Date: November 18, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am-5pm
Location: 4815-46 Avenue SW, Calgary

Glass art sale featuring Bonny Houston Hot Shop.


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Nellie McClung Holiday Gift & Craft Fair  - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 18, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am - 4pm
Location: Avonmore School, 7835-76 Avenue, Edmonton 

We are having a Holiday Gift & Craft Sale to support the Nellie McClung Girls' Jr. High.

Find out more here.



New Brighton Art Market - Calgary, AB
Date: November 18, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am-3pm
Location: 2 New Brighton Drive SE, Calgary

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with our Annual Christmas Market! Browse a wide variety of unique items to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list and some treats for yourself too!
Entry for all shoppers is free however, guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Calgary Food Bank for those in need.

Find out more here.



Hand Made Here - Calgary, AB
Date: November 18 & 19, 2017

Time: Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
Location: Triwood Community Hall, 
2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW, Calgary

Hand Made Here’s boutique group sale is back for the thirteenth year and features 25 of Calgary’s best, most unique artists and craftspeople working in diverse mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking, fibre and textiles, blown glass, fused glass, wood, jewelry, ceramics and more.  
Hand Made Here is an artist collective of 25 professional artist in Calgary featuring the following ACC members: Anne Ormerod, Barbara Rumberger, Connie Cooper, Diana Fox, Jennea Frischke, Jill Nuckles, Jim Etzkorn, Joan Irvin, John Smith-Jones, Lisa McGrath, Mindy Andrews, Nicole Tremblay, Sandra Civitarese, Susan Kristoferson, Candace Weir, and Connie Pike.

Find out more here.



Hazeldean Christmas Craft Sale - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 18 & 19, 2017

Time: Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm
Location: 9630-66 Avenue, Edmonton

Hazeldean’s annual craft sale showcases crafts and treasures from local artisans. Jewelry, pottery, baby clothes, slippers, mittens, glass art  and more! Original art and unique gift items. Did we mention Door Prizes? $1.00 donation at the door. Proceeds from the door and concession go to ‘J.H. Picard Playground and Exterior Revitalization Committee’.


Find out more here.

 

Christmas Market Sale - Sherwood Park, AB
Date: November 18 & 19, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm 
Location: A.J. Ottewell Center (Red Barn), 590 Broadmoor Boulevard, Sherwood Park

Local ASSC artists have been busy creating unique items for this one of a kind, not to be missed show. Featuring pottery, fused glass, jewelry, rustic crafts, unique decorations, sewing, knitting, carvings, greeting cards, baking, and preserves. 

Find out more here.


Indigenous Artisans' Holiday Market - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 23, 2017

Time: Thursday 11am - 2pm
Location: Main Atrium Enterprise Square, 10230 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

The Faculty of Extension’s Indigenous Programs warmly invite you to join us in celebrating the holiday season! Shop for unique gifts made by Indigenous artists, while enjoying music and bannock! 

Find out more here.


Make It! The Handmade Revolution - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 23-26, 2017

Time: Thursday 11am–9pm, Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday 10am–6pm, Sunday 11am–5pm
Location: Northlands EXPO Centre, 7515-118 Avenue NW, Edmonton

Shop from more than 265 artists (Makies). Get all your holiday shopping done and feel good about what you buy!

Find out more here.

 

Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 24 - 26 & December 1 - 3, 2017

Time: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Location: 8426 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton

The Royal Bison is a small, tightly curated craft, art and design fair located in the heart of the established Old Strathcona retail district in Edmonton, Canada. The fair has been blowin’ through town since 2007, has a ferocious following of supportive customers, and dare we say it gets better and better with age.

Find out more here.

 

Hand2Hand Christmas Market - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 25, 2017

Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Boulevard NW, Edmonton

Hand2Hand is Edmonton's Premium Handmade Market. Over 60 local hand made artisans will be in one location on November 25 to meet all of your Christmas shopping needs. Free Admission and Door Prizes.

Find out more here.


Scenic Acres Christmas Craft Sale - Calgary, AB
Date: November 25, 2017

Time: 10am-3pm
Location: 8825 Scurfield Drive NW, Calgary

Join us to shop the wide variety of handmade items made by our Crafter’s and Artisan’s!

Find out more here.


NWESS Annual Bazaar - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 25, 2017

Time: 9am-3pm
Location: North West Edmonton Seniors Society (NWESS), 12963-120 Street NW, Edmonton

You can get some great deals on: handmade crafts, home & Christmas baking, books, household items, handmade knitting, novelties, puzzles, hand-sewn items, and much more. Enjoy a delicious lunch from Grandma’s Kitchen.

Find out more here.

 

22nd Canmore Christmas Artisans' Market - Canmore, AB
Date: November 25 & 26, 2017

Time: Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
Location: Canmore Collegiate High School, 1800-8 Avenue, Canmore

Join over 80 artisans and artists from Canmore and surrounding areas, for the Bow Valley's premier market of handcrafted items. Jewelry, photography, pottery, paintings, furniture, body products, clothing, fine foods, and so much more ... we have the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list — including you!  Stay for a snack or lunch, several food vendors will be serving up sweet and savoury treats.

Find out more here.


Fairbairn Glass Show - Calgary, AB
Date: November 25 & 26, 2017

Time: Saturday 12pm - 6pm, Sunday 12pm - 4pm
Location: Double Struggle Glass Studio, 7419-44 Street SE, Calgary

You are invited to the annual fairbairn glass show and sale. Join us to toast the holiday season. Cash only please.





Butterdome Craft Sale - Edmonton, AB
Date: November 30 - December 3, 2017

Time: Thursday 10am–10pm, Friday 10am–10pm, Saturday 10am–6pm, Sunday 10am–5pm
Location: University of Alberta, Butterdome, 87 Avenue and 114 Street Edmonton

The Butterdome Craft Sale is an unforgettable Canadian Handmade community gathering, returning to Edmonton to celebrate a landmark anniversary and to provide yet another weekend of the very best in holiday shopping.

Find out more here.

 

Have a craft related event happening in Alberta? Email details to news@albertacraft.ab.ca.

Be sure to include the date, time, location, a short write up about the event, a web link, and a logo/event image. 

Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair - Edmonton, AB
Date: December 1 - 3, 2017

Time: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Location: 8426 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton

The Royal Bison is a small, tightly curated craft, art and design fair located in the heart of the established Old Strathcona retail district in Edmonton, Canada. The fair has been blowin’ through town since 2007, has a ferocious following of supportive customers, and dare we say it gets better and better with age.

Find out more here.


Firebrand Christmas Open House  - Black Diamond, AB
Date: December 2, 2017

Time: Saturday 11am-5pm
Location: 634-3 Street SW, Black Diamond 

Glass artists Julia Reimer and Tyler Rock would like to welcome families and glass enthusiasts to our annual Christmas open house. This event is open to those who would like to learn more about the process of glass blowing and view our new glass creations. 

Find out more here.


ACUA Christmas Art Market!  - Edmonton, AB
Date: December 2, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am-4pm
Location: ACUA Gallery & Artisan Boutique, 9534-87 Street, Edmonton

ACUA’s annual Christmas Art Market! Get your Christmas shopping done this year with ACUA, all while supporting your local nonprofit organization, and artists too! View thousands of handmade and unique items, created by local artisans! Everything from felted wool gloves, silk printed scarves, handwoven purses, a great selection of Christmas cards, pottery sets, one of a kind jewelry, Ukrainian blouses and of course, lots of artwork!

Find out more here.



Wildflower Art Salon & Sale - Edmonton, AB
Date: December 3, 2017

Time: Sunday 10am - 4pm
Location: 3363 Spruce Drive SW, Calgary

Join us for our annual holiday Art Salon & Sale, showcasing artworks created by the professionally trained, practicing instructors of Wildflower Arts Centre! From ceramics and fibre arts to paintings and drawing there is something for everyone on your Christmas list.

Find out more here.



Authentically Indigenous Craft Show 'Holiday Edition' - Calgary, AB
Date: December 9, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am-7pm
Location: At the Kerby Centre, 1133 7 Avenue SW, Calgary

This Craft Show features independent Indigenous Artists, entrepreneurs and everyday people that make great stuff! Featuring 30+ unique Indigenous Artist Vendors from the Calgary and Treaty 7 area of Southern Alberta. Handmade Crafts, Art, Jewellery, Food & More. 

Find out more here.

 

 

Christmas Craft Parade sponsored by St. Michael's School  - Calgary, AB
Date: December 9, 2017

Time: Saturday 10am-3pm
Location: 4511-8 Avenue SW, Calgary

FREE Admission, Huge Raffle!, Fabulous Food!, 40+ Amazing Vendors!, Jewellery – Art – Wood Crafts - Knitting – Crochet - Candles - Pottery – Homemade Baked Goods & much more!

Find out more here.