Rhode Island Monthly Holidays 2014 : Page 10

ONE-OF-A-kIND FINDS From Craftopia: jewelry from heather Wang. Back away from the mass-marketed whatsit and gift something original. These artisan shows offer affordable options for everyone on your list; try a classy vase for a picky in-law or a scene-specific painting for your Rhode trip buddy. Plus, the goods are tax-free and purchases support our talented arts community. is there a better way to spread cheer in every direction? We don’t think so. SEVENTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE Nov. 14–Dec. 21 This great members’ show features jewel-ry, oil paintings, pastels, prints, photogra-phy and a range of other pieces by regional artists, all for less than $200. Fri.–Sun. 1–5 p.m. Free. Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, 293-5278, portsmouthartsguild.org. aprons from Apiary Designs, nerdy gear by Periodically Inspired and punchy flo-ral accessories from Wendy Baker. 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. Admission $1. Hope Artiste Vil-lage, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket, rhody craft100.com. LITTLE PICTURE SHOW AND SALE Nov. 28–Dec. 18 110TH ANNUAL LITTLE PICTURE SHOW Nov. 16–Dec. 23 CRAFTOPIA: HOLIDAY EDITION Nov. 16 Looking for the perfect gift for an eccen-tric friend? Enter this world of indie crafts, with offerings from more than seventy local artists, and discover funky finds around every corner, including cute Since 1904, this iconic gallery has exhibit-ed works by Rhode Island artists. Pick up one of these little pictures for $250 or less and gift a guaranteed heirloom. Mon.– Wed. and Fri. noon–5 p.m., Thurs. noon–6 p.m., Sat.–Sun. noon–4 p.m. Free. Provi-dence Art Club, 11 Thomas St., Providence, 331-1114, providenceartclub.org. Shop eight-by-ten-inch works by dozens of artists from the Wickford Art Association and discover seascapes worthy of prime wall space. At $200 or less per piece, the art is affordably priced and take-home ready. Tues.–Sat. 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Sun. noon–3 p.m. Free. Wickford Art Association, 36 Beach St., North Kingstown, 294-6840, wickfordart.org. TWENTY-FOURTH ANNUAL OCEAN STATE ARTISANS HOLIDAY CRAFT FESTIVAL Nov. 28–29 Shop wares by more than 100 different crafters and make a difference in the lives of hungry neighbors by bringing canned food items for the Rhode Island Commu-nity Food Bank. Fri. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $1 with canned food dona-tion. Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus, 400 East Ave., Warwick, oceanstateartisans.com. TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE VALLEY Nov. 28–30 at ocean state artisans holiday Craft Festival: stained glass by Glass Monkey arts. Shop fine art and handcrafted items at this annual juried show. The event also features live music, a visit from Santa and dining specials at the Foster Country Club. Bring in a non-perishable item to participate in a free raffle of vendor-donated items. Fri. 5–9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. Foster Country Club, 67 Johnston Rd., Foster, 595-2098, christmasinthevalleyri.com. 10 RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY l holidays 2014

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