Christmas in the Valley Show - theHumm October 2019
Christmas in the Valley Show - theHumm October 2019
Are you looking for gifts with originality, quality and attention to detail? Then forgo the gift cards, big box stores and stressful malls, and make your first holiday shopping destination the popular Christmas in the Valley Artisan Show! There you’ll find a juried selection of over thirty carefully selected artisans, crafters and bakers presenting their original creations in a relaxed, friendly and festive atmosphere. This year’s show takes place on November 2 and 3 from 10am to 4pm at the Almonte Community Centre and Arena Upper Hall, located at 182 Bridge Street.
This show always strives to bring in lots of new artistic talent as well as returning favourites to provide a wide variety of handcrafted items for those special people on your shopping list. You’ll find great items to add to gift baskets and fill stockings, plus a few things for yourself too!
Some of the gift choices from the exceptional array of vendors include wooden cheese trays and rustic turned bowls, beeswax candles and flavoured honey from award-winning Heavenly Honey, soaps and scrubs in wonderful scents, eye-catching glass works in blown form and fused, and local photography in prints, cards and puzzles. You’ll find knitted, woven, felted and sewn items, repurposed silver-plated jewellery, and delicate crocheted jewellery with precious stones and wire-wrapped pendants to enhance an outfit. Springdale Maple products and gift baskets come wrapped and ready to give, perfect for a family or a corporate gift. No need to bake, because Sweet Temptations has you covered. Great books for children, miniature quilts, bird houses, metal works, calligraphy signs, weaving, sweet and savoury preserves… the list goes on and on.
More details can be found at valleyartisanshow.blogspot.ca and on Facebook. Parking and admission are free, and you can enter for your chance to win a handmade festive lap quilt. Homemade light meals and baking will be served by the Friends of The Hub, with proceeds going to assist many great causes in the community. The Lanark Animal Welfare Society will be selling raffle tickets, calendars and other items to raise money for their shelter. You can find out more about them and see their wish list at lanarkanimals.ca .
There are plenty of additional reasons to plan a daytrip to Almonte beside the Christmas in the Valley Show. You can take a stroll down the main street with its boutiques, antique stores and restaurants, and enjoy the views on the winding riverwalk pathway. For even more “handmade” shopping, there are other craft sales happening in Almonte that same weekend!
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