Crafters provide many shop-local gift options

The Mall at Piccadilly is hosting a Christmas Craft Fair of homemade and hand crafted items on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21

  • Nov. 18, 2015 10:00 a.m.

• The Mall at Piccadilly is hosting a Christmas Craft Fair of homemade and hand crafted items on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21, featuring artwork, baking, Christmas décor, jams and jellies, jewelry, knitwear, linens, pet treats, pottery and stone wear, soap and bath products, stained glass works, wooden ornaments, wood working and much more.

For more information on the event contact the Mall at Piccadilly administration office at 250-832-0441.

• St. John’s Church hosts a Holly Tea and Bake Sale from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.

• An artisan holiday market filled with local handmade goods takes place at Caravan Farm Theatre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22. Find gifts for family and friends. Enjoy sugary treats, a bonfire, hot chocolate, carolers and a visit from Santa.

• The Salmon Arm Pottery Club hosts its annual Christmas sale of handmade local pottery in the Mall at Piccadilly, Friday and Saturday during mall hours Nov. 26 and 27.

A Christmas gift and craft sale takes place at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28. There will be more than 30 tables of gifts as well as a full menu of home-cooked food in the concession.

• Living Waters Community Church, 180 Lakeshore Dr., hosts vendors, crafts and more, finger food buffet at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27. A lecture and silent auction will also be held, with proceeds going to Second Harvest. Tickets are available at the church office on weekday mornings or call Bev at 250-804-8775.

• Celebrate the season with the taste of home baked cookies on Saturday, Dec. 5. Relax at the Christmas café with a hot beverage and a plate of delicious cookies from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First United Church, 450 Okanagan Ave. For more information, contact Lorraine Ellens at 250-833-4642.

• Shuswap Spinners & Weavers holds a sale of quality handcrafted items at a new location this year – the Seniors’ Fifth Avenue Activity Centre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy live harp music.


Just Posted

Disturbing find: Shuswap family seeking Christmas tree locates several animal carcasses

Black bear, a coyote and five deer found dumped in gravel pit west of Salmon Arm

Okanagan Water Board opens floodgates with call for grant applications

Water Conservation and Quality Improvement program open from Armstrong to Osoyoos

RCMP uncover meth in arrest of Sicamous woman linked to alleged pellet gun shooting

Police say methamphetamine and other drugs found in car driven by suspect

Chase clinic welcomes two doctors, new patients must go on wait list

Addition of doctors in January brings clinic back to a full complement

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Up to 25 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region by Thursday

VIDEO: Octopus, bald eagle battle after bird ‘bites off more than it can chew’ in B.C. waters

B.C. crew films fight between the two feisty animals in Quatsino off north Vancouver Island

Raptors fans show Kawhi the love in his return to Toronto

Leonard receives championship ring, leads new club to win

Process to identify those killed in Gabriola plane crash could take days

Canadian flight museum suggests Alex Bahlsen of Mill Bay died in Tuesday’s crash

Vandalism closes public washrooms in Penticton’s Okanagan Lake Park indefinitely

A post by the city’s Facebook said the damage is ‘quite extensive’

Pawsative Pups: Help your dog love their crate

Lisa Davies is a new columnist for Black Press who writes about dog training

Spark Joy: The art of giving and receiving

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

Coldstream surf shop welcomes winter with paddle

Winter Chill event Saturday, Dec. 21, on Kal Lake is ‘food’-raiser for food bank

‘Honest mistake:’ RCMP says B.C. cannabis shop can keep image of infamous Mountie

Sam Steele wearing military, not RCMP uniform in image depicted in Jimmy’s Cannabis window

B.C. conservation officers put down fawn blinded by pellet gun on Vancouver Island

Young deer found near construction site in Hammond Bay area in Nanaimo, B.C.

Most Read