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2017 Holiday Craft Fairs - Sonoma County

Nov 26, 2017


Nov 24 - Dec 30 ~ 16th Annual Holiday Gift Gallery Healdsburg Center for the Arts

Every holiday season, Healdsburg Center for the Arts fills up with a wonderful bounty of artist-made goods. This annual sale is an opportunity for Regional artists to showcase and sell their work, and for the community to purchase unique, handmade gifts, which supports Healdsburg Center for the Arts and our communities. Artist created work that includes Books, Cards, Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, Holiday Themed, Games, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Painting, Paper, Pastel, Photography, Plastic, Puzzles, Textiles, Toys, Watercolor, and Wood.

Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza St., Healdsburg, 707-431-1970,,

Dec 1 ~ Cloverdale Arts Alliance Pop-Up Craft Faire

On December 1, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery will be transformed into a Holiday Pop-Up Craft Faire featuring locally made items perfect for gift giving, or just to treat yourself.  Meet the artists and crafters and get into the holiday spirit with spiced cider, cookies and other homemade snacks. “We are still selecting local crafters and artists to participate in this event,” said artist and CAA board member, Laura Carr. “So far, we have jewelry, ceramics, woodwork, dolls, and hand sewn items for babies, kids and the home. We expect to also have entertainment, and holiday fun for the whole family.” Artists, crafters and entertainers interested in participating in this event can contact Carr at or (707) 490-6977. The Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery is located at 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd.  The fair is on Saturday, December 1, 11AM to 5PM. Admission is free. The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is a non-profit arts organization bringing cultural arts to northern Sonoma County. CAA programs include Friday Night Live at the Plaza, Art Gallery, THE Jazz Club, Americana Night, Blues Session, Music Workshops, Discovering Art Series, Art Classes, Wine Appreciation Workshops, and Special Events.

FREE, 11:00 AM - 5:00p, Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd., Cloverdale, 707-490-6977,

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair at Finley Community Center

Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience featuring over 80 local artists. Shop for quality, hand-crafted holiday décor, home goods, jewelry, bath and body products, edibles and more all sold by the artists! Plus enjoy: Live entertainment both days! A ride on Rosie the Trolley for free to and from the Crafts Fair to the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens Holiday Open House! Holiday tree and Snowman photo spots! Kids Activity craft area on Saturday Prize Giveaway Fundraiser in the main lobby. Several vendors have contributed craft items to the this fundraiser and you could be a lucky winner! Proceeds from the drawing ticket sales benefit the Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Scholarship Fund. Last year, over $1,500 was raised providing swim lessons and summer camp for those in need. Suggested ticket donation: $1 per ticket or $5/6 tickets Kettle corn and baked goods may be available for purchase Breakfast and lunch items for purchase provided by local restaurant   

$3 - Children 12 and under are free Dec 2; 9-5p; Dec 3; 10-4p, Finley Community Complex,2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, 707-543-3737,

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Holiday Boutique

Shop in a festive, cozy environment for hand-crafted holiday decorations and gifts -- quilts, jewelry, mugs, pillows, scarves, bags, ornaments, boxes, cards, and much more. Congratulate Mike Etchart on the work anniversaryBring your friends and holiday spirit! Refreshments will be served. 7 local artisans : Mary Ely, JackiGail, Sandra Maresca, Lynn Rossman, Karen Ruzak, Sam Sirdofsky, Marion Rose Stern

Dec 2-3; 10-5p, The Maresca “Art Barn”, 16120 Watson Road, Guerneville, 707-869-9419, Sandra Maresca,

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Holiday on Florence

A Showcase of Fine Local Craft, featuring handwoven clothing and home decor by Abby Bard, fine jewelry and inspired collages by Shelley Rae, pottery by Chris Boyd, mixed media/monotypes by Linda Weber, wearable art and home accessories from African textiles by Viki Dyan, wreaths and botanicals from Full Bloom Flower Farm. Shop for the holidays in a festive, cozy setting at The Weaving Studio on Sebastopol’s famous “sculpture street.”    

FREE / 11-5p, , 343 Florence Ave, Sebastopol, 707-280-2607,

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Holiday Show and Sale of handmade items from local artists and designers

bijoux - Elegant and whimsical. Perfect for gift-giving! Artists and designers set up shop in Sebastopol to feature elegant and whimsical fine arts and crafts.  Artists include: Ronie Dalton, Resin and Paper Mache Necklaces Barbara Harris, Suitable and Rowdy Jewelry Naomi Lasley, Raku Ceramics and Pit-fired Vessels of fish, birds, corazones, and platters Pat O’Connell, Beaded Bracelets and Necklaces Doug Peters, Succulents for the Artful Garden Paula Strother, Painted Cigar Box Critters Patty Tulip, Artisan-made Mixed-media and Enameled Jewelry  

Free Dec 2-3; 10-5p, 583 Harrison Street, Sebastopol, 707-326-6874, Barbara Harris,

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Holiday Wonderland Craft Fair

Local craft vendors sell jewelry, home decor, holiday decorations, candles and art of all mediums. Plenty of free parking.

Monte Rio Community Center, 20488 Hwy 116, Monte Rio

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Maresca “Art Barn” Studio Holiday Boutique

7 local artisans : Mary Ely, JackiGail, Sandra Maresca,  Lynn Rossman, Karen Ruzak, Sam Sirdofsky, Marion Rose Stern. Shop in a festive, cozy environment for hand-crafted holiday decorations and gifts -- quilts, jewelry, mugs, pillows, scarves, bags, ornaments, boxes, cards, and much more. Congratulate Mike Etchart on the work anniversary Bring your friends and holiday spirit! Refreshments will be served. Sat-Sun, December 2 & 3, 2017 -- 10am-5pm The Maresca “Art Barn” studio, 16120 Watson Road, Guerneville (a block west of Armstrong Woods Rd –a mile north of town and a mile south of Armstrong Woods State Park)

FREE, Maresca Art Barn Studio, 16120 Watson Road, Guerneville, 707-869-9419, Sandra Maresca,

Dec 2 ~ Burbank Holiday Craft Faire

Handmade holiday crafts, original art, “Grandma’s Kitchen” of baked goods, soups, chili

FREE, 9:00p - 3:00p, Burbank Height Community Building, 7777 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol, 707-634-6165, Judy Morgan

Dec 2 ~ Christmas Craft Fair ~ Faith Lutheran Church of Sonoma Valley

Holiday shopping for gifts, home goods, food, jewelry, and décor handmade by local crafters, artisans, and bakers. Ample onsite parking with full ADA accessibility.

Free, 10:00 AM - 4:00p, Faith Lutheran Church of Sonoma Valley, 19355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, 707-938-1873, Susan Ryan,

Dec 2 ~ Hessel Grange ~ Holiday Craft Fair

Our annual holiday craft fair returns!  Crafts, Food, Fun & Raffles

10:00 AM - 4:00p, Hessel Grange, 5400 Blank Rd., Sebastopol, 707-829-7511,

Dec 2 - Dec 3 ~ Finley Community Center Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair

Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience featuring 80 artisan vendors! Back for its 43rd year, this traditional event offers unique handcrafted wares, live entertainment, a kids’ craft area open on Saturday from 10am-2pm, and food and beverages available for purchase. Plus, take a ride on Rosie the Trolley for FREE to the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Holiday Open House! Saturday, December 2 • 9am - 5pm, Sunday, December 3 • 10am - 4pm.

Just $3 provides entry for both days! Children 12 and younger are FREE, Finley Community Center & Person Senior Wing Lobby,2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, 707-543-3737,

Dec 3 ~ Congregation Beth Ami Fall Festival

An Afternoon of Fun: Community artists exhibiting and selling their work. Beth Ami Judaica Gift Shop: Get ready for Chanukah! We have menorahs, candles, dreidels, decorations, Judaica, jewelry and more Sweet and Savory Treats, Music and Dancing, Raffle.

Free, 12:00p - 5:00p, Congregation Beth Ami, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa, 707-585-1419, Michele Baime,

Dec 3 ~ Holiday Shopping Boutique

Holiday shopping at its best. Lot’s of vendors. And as always our huge raffle table with all the proceeds going to good cause. Will update more soon. PLEASE CONTACT us if you want to be a vendor. 707-321-9524, Hosted by

10:00 AM - 4:00p, Flamingo Resort, 2777 4th Street, Santa Rosa, 707-545-8530

Dec 9 - Dec 10 ~ 32nd Annual Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire

37+ local artists, bucket raffle, food, baked goods.  Come join the festive activities, and take a stroll through town.Sunday afternoon: Santa & The West County Ukulele Group. Proceeds serve community programs funded by the Occidental Community Council, an all-volunteer non-profit organization.

Dec 9 ~ 1-5p; Dec 10 ~ 10-4p, Occidental Community Center, 3920 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental,

Dec 9 - Dec 10 ~ Petaluma Arts Association ~ Holiday Arts and Crafts

Call for Details, 10-4p, Petaluma Community Center, 320 No. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, 707-981-7944

Dec 9 - Dec 10 ~ The Twenty-Third Annual Goddess Crafts Faire ~ Sebastopol Community Center

Featuring delicious food, fabulous entertainment and exquisite handmade gifts by local and regional women. The Goddess Crafts Faire is a beautiful community celebration of the coming of winter through women’s art, music and dance produced by Katrina Weaver and Kris Freewoman. Every year when the very beginnings of Pumpkin time arrives, we get to start conjuring the Entertainment for the Goddess Crafts Faire. Contacting greats like Joanne Rand to come back and bring their incredible talent to our stage and then there will be some new artists also. We feel super excited about the magick and beauty that will be there this year. Blessed Be!

$5 - $13 Suggested Donation (kids free) Dec 9-10; 11-7p, Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol,

Dec 9 ~ 8th Annual Holiday Bazaar Benefits Greendog Rescue

“Shop till you Drop” 60+ vendors, gift ideas, stocking stuffers, live holiday music, appetizers and desserts, continental breakfast, raffle and door prizes.

$3, 9:30 AM - 3:30p, Healdsburg Senior Living Community, 725 Grove Street, Healdsburg, 707-433-4877, Tony Fisher

Dec 9 ~ Artisan Craft Faire, Center for Spiritual Living

This Holiday Season, fill your spirit, as well as your Christmas list! Shop the Artisan Craft Fair and Holiday Festival. Over 60 local artisans will be featured, and so much more! Plan to stay awhile. There will be magicians, dancers, and LIVE music, plenty of unique items to see, food, a raffle and a silent auction! Everything at this fair is hand-made by Local artisans! From Oil paintings to Bird Houses, up-cycled clothing to stone carvings, and skin care products to succulent gardens. You won’t be able to leave without finding the perfect gift for someone or for yourself!

Free, 10:00 AM - 4:00p, Center for Spiritual Living, 2075 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa,

Dec 9 ~ Bay Area Made Holiday Market at The Barlow

Shop locally made this holiday season at a new one-day holiday market and winter lounge gathering over 40 of the Bay Area’s favorite and emerging craftspeople at the beautiful Barlow in Sebastopol. Shoppers will have the chance to direct their holiday shopping dollars towards the North Bay community by shopping from a unique roster of makers, while exploring The Barlow, a former apple-packing warehouse now a 12.5-acre outdoor market district featuring local food, wine, beer, spirits and crafts made onsite by Sonoma County artisans. Designed to mix up the holiday shopping season with a destination event, the Holiday Market gathers well-known designers from San Francisco, as well as up-and-coming brands from the East and North Bay.   Vendors will be donating a percentage of sales to Undocufund, which is providing direct funding to undocumented immigrants and their families who were affected by the Northern California fires. The event will feature locally made accessories, jewelry, home goods, apparel, aprons and kitchen accessories, artisan food and drink, stationery and cards, apothecary and more. Shoppers will have the opportunity to shop for custom event pieces, holiday collections and product lines not available anywhere else. Participating vendors include fashion designers, Mira Blackman, Emily Sue Payne, Lascon Ravello, and home designers Johanna Sprague Design and Construction Lines, illustration and cards from Sophie Tivona Illustration and ayurvedic kitchen goodies from Elemental Alchemy, and more. Spirit Works Distillery as well as local wineries will offer libations. Bay Area Made sweets and bath and body gift boxes will also be available for sale. A curated winter patio in the event venue courtyard will allow shoppers to relax among Bay Area Made home and outdoor craft pieces, including heated outdoor furniture from Galanter & Jones and fixtures from Concreteworks, and botanical winter arrangements for sale.     About Bay Area Made: Bay Area Made helps shoppers discover products made in the Bay Area and learn about the people who create them. We make it easy for consumers to find and learn about locally made goods in one central go-to place through an online directory, maker-curated neighborhood guides, and authentic interviews and storytelling with some of the Bay Area’s favorite and new brands.

FREE, 11:00 AM - 5:00p, The Barlow, 6770 McKinley St, Suite 100, Sebastopol,,

Dec 9 ~ Sebastopol Gallery ~ Creatures Big and Small

Fine art and crafts by more than 20 member and guest artists from Sonoma County. Painting, photography, prints, assemblage, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, woodturning, fiber, glass. Join us to celebrate “…creatures big and small,” assemblage by Rebeca Trevino and paintings by Jeff Watts. Goodies and gifts for all the holidays!

Open Daily 11-6p, 4:00p - 6:00p, Sebastopol Gallery, 150 North Main St., Sebastopol, 707-829-7200,

Dec 9 ~ Whited Holiday Craft Fair 2017

Come join us for a day of fun and shopping. Take a picture with Santa, make a holiday craft, enjoy lunch from our taco truck, sip some hot cocoa, and munch on some homemade baked goodies. Shop from local crafters, and popular vendors, such as Stella & Lulalaroe, Bushkins leggings, and much more.

10:00 AM - 4:00p, Whited Elementary School, 4995 Sonoma Hwy,, Santa Rosa, 707-539-2400, Magy Garza,

Dec 10 ~ Native Holiday Craft Fair & Gift Store Stocking Stuffer Sale

Join us for our annual Native Holiday Craft Fair and Gift Store Stocking Stuffer Sale! We will have numerous Native vendors displaying and selling their beautiful artwork. In addition, our gift store will have a holiday sale going on.

Free - rsvp, 12:00p - 4:00p, California Indian Museum & Cultural Center, 5250 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa, 707-579-3004,


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