Rhode Island Monthly Holidays 2013 : Page 10

Gifts Galore SIXTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE NOv. 8–DEc. 22 Visit a few of these trendy artisan sales, with goods by local craftspeople, for endless sources of gift-spiration. While you browse and buy for others, jot down picks for your own love list; santa is always looking for suggestions. Craftopia: diana Brennan photography and Michelle Phaneuf ceramics. Take a gander at this show, which fea-tures jewelry, paintings, pastels, prints and a plethora of other pieces by regional artists, all less than $200. Free admis-sion. Thurs.–Sun. 1–5 p.m. The Ports-mouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, 293-5278, portsmoutharts guild.org. CRAFTOPIA: HOLIDAY EDITION NOv. 10 hibited works by treasured Rhode Is-land artists. Take home one of these little pictures, created by members of the Providence Art Club, for $250 or less. Free admission. Mon.–Wed. and Fri. noon–5 p.m., Thurs. noon–6 p.m., Sat.–Sun. noon–4 p.m. Providence Art Club, Dodge House and Maxwell Mays galleries, 11 Thomas St., Providence, 331-1114, providenceartclub.org. LITTLE PICTURE SHOW AND SALE NOv. 22–DEc. 18 TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL OCEAN STATE ARTISANS HOLIDAY CRAFT FESTIVAL NOv. 29–30 Enter a world of indie arts and crafts, with offerings from more than seventy local artists. Admission $1. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Paw-tucket, rhodycraft100.com. 109th ANNUAL LITTLE PICTURE SHOW NOv. 17–DEc. 23 Since 1904, this iconic gallery has ex-Fifty artists from the Wickford Art As-sociation will be decorating the walls of the Wickford Art Gallery with as many images — eight-by-ten-inches or smaller — as they can fit in the space. It’s a cre-ative spin on displaying quality art. Free admission. Tues.–Sat. 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Sun. noon–3 p.m. Wickford Art Associa-tion, 36 Beach St., North Kingstown, 294-6840, wickfordart.org. Foundry show: Christopher Belleau (vase), dahlia Kanner (jewelry), Judi Goudreau (statues) Not only does this festival boast more than 100 different crafters, but it also aims to improve the community. Be sure to bring a canned food item when you go; donations go directly to the Rhode Island Commu-nity Food Bank. Admission $2, with canned food donation $1. Fri. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus, 400 East Ave., Warwick, oceanstateartisans.com. TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE VALLEY NOv. 29–DEc. 1 This juried arts and crafts show, in its twentieth year, is known across the state for unique hand-crafted items and fine art. The event also features live music, a visit from Santa and restaurant specials. Bring in a non-perishable item and par-ticipate in a free raffle of vendor-donated items. Free admission. Fri. 5–9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Foster Country Club, 67 Johnston Rd., Foster, 595-2098, christmasinthevalleyri.com. TWELFTH ANNUAL CRAFTLAND SHOW NOv. 29–DEc. 31 Craftland’s holiday show includes an eclectic collection of jewelry, accessories, clothing and even the occasional puppet, with prices that won’t break the bank. Starting in 2002, this holiday tradition has grown to 175 artists worldwide who showcase their work at this massive event. Free admission. Mon.–Wed., Fri. 10 RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY l holidays 2013

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