Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Still looking for gift ideas? Local art and products


Still looking for gift ideas? Give gifts that keep your dollars local
and improve the community and meet the people who make creative RIGHT
here in the Twin Ports.**
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*1. GET IT LOCAL Gift Fair *

Saturday, December 5 10 to 3 p.m.

Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 N. 11th Ave E.* *

This is the 3^rd year for the fair that has over 25 local artists and a
mix of nonprofits providing essential services and support in the area.
All the artists living in the Twin Ports.

What you will find there: artwork, pottery, jewelry, felted and sewn
items, wood turned bowls, painted gourds, homemade cards, calendars,
origami, wreaths, and so many unique items.

NEW THIS YEAR—Make & Take station:

10 to 12 - Kid's Crafts by Bohemia Arts
12 to 12:45 - Dye a Silk Scarf
1 to 2 - Learn to Felt

The local nonprofits attending this year will be Humane Society of
Douglas County, Altrusa Club of Duluth, Hartley Nature Center, Mentor
Duluth, Seeds of Hope Youth Ranch, Outdoor Edventures, and Friends of
the Duluth Library. Community Action Duluth will have food, coffee, and
other beverages available all day.
Live Music with Terry Larson in the morning and Charity Huot in the

*2. GET GREAT STUFF* evening art & gift fair

Shop after work on the evening of Tuesday, December 8 at Duluth
Congregational Church, 3833 E. Superior St., next to Northland Country Club

Open shopping time: 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Do some holiday shopping after work. Many local-made and creative gift
items will be available for purchase. Over 20 artists will be
participating. Pottery, books, sewn items, jewelry, cards, diamond
willow items, tshirts, chocolates, and more. NOTE: Only 5 of the 22
artists overlap with the GET IT LOCAL fair so come check this fair out
to shop from more wonderful local artists. This fair has area artists
ranging from Oulu to Holyoke with mostly Duluth - some within a few
blocks of the church.

Food & treats will be available.

For more information, contact 525-5098 or These
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