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Sonoma County Holiday Craft Fairs

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Nov 10, 2018


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Thru Dec 30 ~ Holiday Gift Gallery Healdsburg Center for the ArtsUnique, handmade gifts, which supports Healdsburg Center for the Artst includesBooks, Cards, Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, Holiday Themed, Games, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Painting, Paper, Pastel, Photography, Plastic, Puzzles, Textiles, Toys, Watercolor, and Wood. 11-5pm S,M,Th 11-6 F,Sa. at The Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza St., Healdsburg. INFO. 707-431-1970,

Dec 1 ~ Rincon Valley Mobile Estates Holiday Craft Fair.Things you can shop for: Beautiful handmade one-of-a-kind gifts. Jewelry, knitting, crocheting, art, cards, purses, ornaments, and much more. 10am-3pm at. Rincon Valley Mobile Estates, 4671 Circle Drive, Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-539-3768

Dec 1 ~ The Mercatino di Natale, an Italian Christmas Festival of all things Italian like the annual Christmas markets that pop up all over Italy this time of year. Artisan vendors, Italian cafe, wine and beer bar, silent auction, exhibit of the history of Italians in Sonoma County, and live entertainment by Steve Albini, Duo Pizzicato, Coro Allegro, Eliza the Strolling Musician and Signora Allora, the Fortune Teller. $5 available at or at the door. Free for children 12 and under.  Proceeds benefit the cultural and community endeavors of the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation. 11am-5pm at St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa. 707-591-9696 or

Dec 1 ~ Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Craft Fair - Featuring over 80 Vendors!!! handcrafted gifts, displays and home accents. Celebrate the Holidays with beautiful Sonoma County made crafts as well as exciting gifts and jewelry from local vendors. All raffle money supports COTS in Sonoma County. There will be Hands-On, Craft Activities Throughout the Event!!! Sponsored by Mystical  Rose Events. 10am-4pm, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-494-9202

Dec 1 ~ Christmas Craft Fair ~ Faith Lutheran Church of Sonoma Valley~ More than 25 crafters display a wide variety of handmade gifts, fashion accessories, and home goods. Ample onsite parking with full ADA accessibility. Free, 10am-4pm, Faith Lutheran Church of Sonoma Valley, 19355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. INFO. 707-938-1873, Susan Ryan,

Dec 1 ~ Christmas Bazaar ~ Alexander Valley Ladies Aid annual fundraiser. Delicious home-made goodies, live and dried wreaths, ornaments, fleece blankets, painted gourds, kitchen towels, aprons, hand-painted goods, local lavender, and raffle baskets and more! Proceeds are used to fund scholarships for  local graduating seniors in high school,  the Alexander Valley School Library, community charities, and to aid in the maintenance of the historic church. 10am at 6650 Hwy 128, Healdsburg. INFO.

Dec 1 ~ Bay Area Made Holiday Market at The Barlow~ Our gathering of over 40 of the Bay Area’s favorite and emerging crafts people featuring locally made apparel, accessories, jewelry, home goods, aprons and kitchen products, artisan food and drink, stationery and cards, apothecary and more.  Spirit Works Distillery as well as local wineries will offer libations. Free event, 11am-5pm, The Barlow, 6770 McKinley St, Suite 100, Sebastopol.

Dec 1 ~ Bacchus Holiday Bazaar & Toy Drive~ Hosted byGundlach Bundschu Winery. Sip, shop and get cozy by a fire at this special holiday event in our Vista Courtyard. Bring an unwrapped toy for our annual toy drive in partnership with the Sonoma Raceway, supporting Sonoma kids in need. 11am-4:30pm at Gundlach Bundschu, 2000 Denmark St., Sonoma. INFO. 707-938-5277

Dec 1 ~ Cotati Shop and Stroll~Rain or shine event for the whole family. The street will be closed to vehicles and open vendors. Featuring artisans, food trucks, local business and services.  Santa will also make an appearance, so don’t forget your wish list! Ponies and horse & carriage rides, live music. Discover Cotati “Passport” that you get stamped to enter to win a wonderful raffle prize. Old Redwood Hwy between Page and West Sierra Cotati. INFO. 415-342-3952 or

Dec 1 ~Holiday Artisan Marketplace ~ Join us for our annual Holiday Marketplace that brings local artists, crafters, and small vendors together for a shopping holiday mixer. We will have snacks, beverages, and wine. Second Street will be featuring our one of a kind wreaths, mistletoe bunches, and forever bouquets. Stop by and enjoy the festivities with us! 2-6pm at 140 2nd Street, Suite 116, Petaluma. INFO. 707-559-5243

Dec 1-2 ~ St Elizabeth Seton Rummage and Craft Faire ~ hosted by the Women’s Guild of St. Elizabeth Seton. Rummage items, Crafts, and Baked Goods on sale. Also, several goodie baskets and a hand-made quilt will be raffled. Dec 1, 9am-6:30pm and Dec 2, 9am-12pm. St. Elizabeth Seton Parish Hall, 4595 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. INFO. 707-586-0102

Dec 1-2 ~ Maresca “Art Barn” Studio Holiday Boutique~ Many local artisans. Shop in a festive, cozy environment for hand-crafted holiday decorations and gifts. Jewelry, mugs, pillows, scarves, bags, ornaments, boxes, cards, and much more. Refreshments will be served. 10am-5pm, The Maresca “Art Barn” studio, 16120 Watson Road, Guerneville. INFO: 707-869-9419, Sandra Maresca,

Dec 1- 2 ~ Monte Rio Holiday Wonderland Crafts Fair ~ benefits MR Rec and Park. There will be a terrific assortment of handcrafted items to put you into a Chanukah and Christmas shopping mood! The Monte Rio Parents Club will have baked goods and savory plates available. 10-5 at The Monte Rio Community Center, 20488 CA-116, Monte Rio. INFO. 707-632 5545 or

Dec 1-2 ~ Holiday Show and Sale of handmade items~ local artists and designers bijoux - Elegant and whimsical fine arts and crafts. Perfect for gift-giving! Artists include: Barbara Harris, Naomi Lasley, Pat O’Connell, Doug Peters, Patty Reilly, Paula Strother.  Free. 10-5p, 583 Harrison Street, Sebastopol. INFO. 707-326-6874, Barbara Harris,

Dec 1-2 ~ Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair at Finley Community Center~ Festive shopping featuring over 90 local artists. Shop for quality, hand-crafted holiday décor, home goods, jewelry, bath and body products, edibles and more all sold by the artists! 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 from 10am-2pm Prize Giveaway Fundraiser in the main lobby. Proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund. Suggested ticket donation: $1 per ticket or $5/6 tickets Kettle corn and baked goods, Breakfast & lunch items for purchase. 10am-4pm at  Finley Community Center, 2060 West Collage Ave. Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-543-3737

Dec 1-2  ~ Holiday on Florence ~ A Showcase of Fine Local Craft, featuring handwoven scarves, hats, capes, pillows and more from West County artists.  Shop for the holidays in a festive, cozy setting at The Weaving Studio on Sebastopol’s famous “sculpture street.” All local and handmade. 11am-5pm at 343 Florence Ave, Sebastopol. INFO. 707-280-2607 or

Dec 2 ~ Holiday Shopping Boutique ~ Fundraiser for St. Jude Children Hospital. 30 Craft vendors shop from. 10am-4pm at  The Flamingo Hotel, 2777 4th st. Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-321-9524

Dec 2 ~ Holiday Artist Pop Up at Griffo Distillery ~ Sip some yummy cocktails while perusing locally-made fine art, jewelry, and slow-made artisan goods! Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and live music by Christine McCann. Shop local! Support the arts! 12-5pm at Griffo Distillery, 1320 Scott Street Suite A, Petaluma. INFO. 707- 879-8755 or

Dec 2 ~ Holiday Open House at Buena Vista Winery ~ We are accepting donations for the Toys for Tots. Bring an unwrapped new toy and receive an additional 10% savings on wine purchases. Tickets are $20 per person; complimentary for Club Members and up to 3 guests. 11am-4pm at Buena Vista Winery, 18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma. INFO: or 800-325-2764.

Dec 7 ~ Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery Craft Faire ~ The Gallery will be transformed into a Craft Faire featuring locally made items.  Meet the artists and crafters and get into the holiday spirit with spiced cider, cookies and other homemade snacks. Admission is free. Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, 204 N. Cloverdale Blvd., Cloverdale. INFO: 707-490-6977,

Dec 7-9 ~ Annual Sebastopol Holiday Artisan Boutique! ~ Shop for unique gifts crafted by local artists: fiber art, jewelry, vintage collectables, ceramics, photography, art and books. Also enjoy locally-sourced food. Fri 5-9 and all day Sat and Sun. 1782 Pleasant Hill Rd., Sebastopol.  INFO. 707-829-1729

Dec 8- 9 ~ 33rd Annual Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire ~ highlighting over 35 local and regional artists. Win special gift packages including art, wine, jewelry, other handmade crafts, as well as local restaurant and hotel gift certificates. Fabulous food and beverages, Baked goods provided by students from Salmon Creek School. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser are returned to the community through programs funded by the Occidental Community Council, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization supporting local needs. 10-4p, Occidental Community Center, 3920 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental. INFO. or

Dec 8 ~ Whited Holiday Craft Fair ~ We will have over 20 local craft vendors. Take a picture with Santa, make a holiday craft, enjoy lunch from our taco truck, hot cocoa, and homemade baked goodies. Shop from local crafters, and vendors. 10am-4pm, Whited Elementary School, 4995 Sonoma Hwy., Santa Rosa, INFO. 707-539-2400,

Dec 8 ~ St. Nicholas Christmas Craft Fair ~ Hosted by Holy Dormition Orthodox Church. Come browse the multitude of beautiful handcrafted items! There will be ornaments, live music, children’s gifts, hostess gifts, Waldorf-syle dolls and crafts, Christmas cookies and baked goods! 11am-5pm at  Monroe Hall, 1400 W.College Ave in Santa Rosa.  INFO. 707-824-1008 

Dec 8 ~ Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm’s 36th annual Winter Faire ~ Shop for Local Arts and Crafts. There will be Kids crafts, puppet show, King & Queen Winter, home-made meals, sweetmeats, live music and a bonfire. Circus Waldissima Performance at 3:30pm. The Snowflake Shoppe will be open for children to purchase small handmade treasures for loved ones. Admission is $2 at the door (cash or check only), Craft Activities range from $1 to $6, Circus Admission is $7 per person. 10am-5pm at  Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm, 655 Willowside Road, Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-575-7194  x102 or

Dec 8 ~ 10th Annual Healdsburg Holiday Boutique~ One-Stop Shopping (24 Local Vendors) Raffle Items donated by each Vendor - proceeds to benefit kids battling cancer at UCSF in memory of “Holly Kettmann” Bring friends & family for a fun day of shopping! 10a -4pm at Krug Event Center at Dry Creek Inn, 198 Dry Creek Rd., Healdsburg. INFO.

Dec 8,9,15,16 ~ Melita Road Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale ~ Hosted by Oso Cobre Studio. Fused glass, custom jewelry, napkin sets, woodwork, woven and sewn goods, felted items, knitted hats and scarves,  holiday items and ornaments, photography, Complimentary massage and massage gift certificates for sale. Live music on Saturday afternoons! 11-4pm at 5640 Melita Rd, Santa Rosa. INFO.

Dec 8-9 ~ The 24th Annual Goddess Crafts Faire ~ Featuring delicious food, entertainment and handmade gifts by local and regional women. Art, music and dance produced by Katrina Weaver and Kris Freewoman. $5 - $13 Suggested Donation (kids free) 11-7pm at Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol, INFO. 707-363-0546  or

Dec 8-9 ~ Holiday Sale - Ceramics, Fiber & Fine Arts ~ Twenty-plus artists will be showing and selling handmade work in all price ranges.  All of the work in the sale is made at Sonoma Community Center and ranges from delicate porcelain ornaments to hand thrown serving dishes, decorative vases, wearables, cards, sculpture, and wall pieces. Free. 10am-5pm, at Sonoma Community Center, 276 East Napa St., Sonoma INFO. 707-938-4626 or 

Dec 9 ~ 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, 12-4, California Indian Museum & Cultural Center, 5250 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa. INFO. 707-579-3004

Dec 9 ~  Holiday Artisan Craft Boutique~ Come visit the Holiday Boutique in the Brooklyn Boardroom during the Gingerbread Showcase & Competition Awards Day! Local artisans and crafters. 1-5pm at Hotel Petaluma, 205 Kentucky Street, Petaluma. INFO. 707-559-3393  holiday-artisan-craft-boutique

Dec 14 ~ Winter Craft Faire at Live Oak Charter School ~ Over 45 vendors, Great unique holiday gifts, handmade goods and more... 9:30am-5pm at 175 Fairgrounds dr., Petaluma (Follow the red arrows!). INFO. 707-762-9020 or

Dec 15 ~ Holiday Bazaar ~ 9am-4pm at  Healdsburg Senior Living Center, 725 Grove St., Healdsburg. INFO. 707-433-4877

Dec 15 ~ 9th 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, 9:30am-3:30pm, Healdsburg Senior Living Community, 725 Grove St., Healdsburg. INFO. 707-433-4877

Dec 16 ~ Holiday Crafterino ~ Join in the fun and get your holiday shopping done early! $1 Donation at the door. First 100 entrants will receive swag bags! Founded to promote local artisans and crafters as well as to raise money to benefit COTS (The Committee On The Shelterless) COTS provides meals and beds for people in need in the Petaluma area. We donate all raffle ticket sales and door fees to them. 10am-4pm at Petaluma Veterans Memorial Hall, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South Petaluma. INFO.


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