Rhode Island Monthly Holidays 2013 : Page 11

Charlestown Gallery holiday Group show: a painting by amy Goodwin. RISD ALUMNI HOLIDAY ART SALE DEc. 7 Part art show, part art sale, this event has a sophisticated array of handmade furniture, ceramics, paintings, clothing and other works designed by Rhode Is-land School of Design alumni. A portion of the proceeds will support RISD scholarships. Admission $7. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence, risdalumnisales. wordpress.com. BABCOCK-SMITH HOUSE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR DEc. 7 and Sun. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Thurs. and Sat. 10 a.m.–8 p.m. 235 Westminster St., Provi-dence, 272-4285, craftlandshow.com. FORTY-THIRD HOLIDAY POTTERY AND ART SALE NOv. 29–DEc. 15 regional professional artists. Free admis-sion. Mon.–Sun. 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 5000 South County Trl., Charlestown, 364-0120, charlestowngalleryri.com. THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL FOUNDRY ARTISTS’ HOLIDAY SHOW DEc. 5–8, 13–15 The organizers of the Babcock-Smith House Bazaar boast that their event is not to be missed. They’re right. Jewelry, collectibles and linens can be found here as well as tempting homemade cookies and other baked goods. Free admission. 9 a.m.–2 p.m. 124 Granite St., Westerly, 596-5704, babcock-smithhouse.com. FESTIVAL FETE HOLIDAY MARKET DEc. 8, 15, 22 Set in a historic Rhode Island village, this holiday pottery and art sale will get you in the mood to shop. All of the unusual pieces of jewelry, ceramics, paintings and ornaments are created by members of the South County Arts Association. Free ad-mission. Wed.–Sun. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Helme House, 2587 Kingstown Rd., Kingston, 783-2195, southcountyart.org. ITTY-BITTY PICTURES AND HOLIDAY CRAFTS NOv. 30–DEc. 24 Browse works that are eight-by-eight inches, handcrafted by nearly fifty artists. Other items include handmade jewelry, blown glass, pottery, wearable art and calendars. Free admission. Tues.–Sun. noon–5 p.m. Deblois Gallery, 134 Aquid-neck Ave., 847-9977, debloisgallery.com. CHARLESTOWN GALLERY HOLIDAY GROUP SHOW NOv. 31–DEc. 31 Buy or bid on fine art and functional crafts from more than sixty artists from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these paintings, ceramics, textiles, home furnishings and sculptures will benefit a local charity, plus shoppers can bring their non-perishable food do-nation to benefit the Rhode Island Com-munity Food Bank. Free admission. Thurs. 5–9 p.m., Fri. noon–8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. The Paw-tucket Armory Center for the Arts, 172 Ex-change S t., P awtucket, foundr y show.com. THE ART AS A GIFT HOLIDAY SHOW DEc. 5–29 Besides jewelry, ceramics, paintings, sculpture and home accessories from more than 150 artists and craftspeople, this market boasts family entertainment with free gift wrapping, visits from Santa and a craft area where the little ones can create handmade gifts. Adults $5, child-ren younger than twelve free. 10 a.m.– 6 p.m. Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Pl., Cranston, festivalfete.com.  Risd sale: bowl by Marsha Trattner. A mix of paintings, photographs, sculp-tures and other unusual pieces created by Showcasing sculpture, jewelry, stone-ware and novel paintings, the beautifully decorated Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will get you in the gift-giving frame of mind. Free admission. Tues.– Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 7 Canal St., Westerly, 596-2221, westerlyarts.com. holidays 2013 l RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY 11

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