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Home for the Holidays Craft Show

November 21 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Artisans and Crafters of greater Lowell and Alto are happy to announce our “Home for the Holidays Craft Show” in place of the long-running, very popular “Christmas Through Lowell” event. Due to the pandemic, that show is not happening this year.

This show is free!

Home for the Holidays features a dazzling array of items including vintage treasures, felt creations, spa quality bath and beauty products, essential oils and aromatherapy jewelry, furniture, woodworking and home decor, metal work, barn wood, folk art, antiques, weaving, silk scarves, blankets, primitives, stained glass and baskets, miniature trees, stocking stuffers and of course a treasure trove of holiday gift options galore!

Also, Dairy Discovery in Alto is having children’s activities, Santa, a Christmas tree contest, a live nativity (that kids can be a part of) and some amazing vendors. Make sure to visit with your kids!
More info here – www.swisslanefarms.com/special-events

We invite you to visit these 17 wonderful venues inside homes and heated garages, which will be beautifully decorated for Christmas. Some locations will even have two or more crafters! Make sure to grab your girlfriends, family and anyone else who wants to do some fun Christmas shopping.

The official opening and closing times are:

  • Friday November 20th from 9am – 9pm
  • Saturday November 21st from 9am – 7pm

Most locations for the show are Lowell, Michigan addresses, one is an Ada address (but is near Lowell) and Dairy Discovery is in Alto. Look for signs with “Home for the Holidays” Craft Show when you’re out and about! Please note that the business’s phone number and what they sell is also listed below.

Here’s an interactive map of all the crafters to help you on your shopping trail – https://tinyurl.com/y5g7zbvg

Full list of locations is below. Numbers correspond to the interactive map:

1. Joe Knauf – Custom Woodworking
1950 Parnell NE @ 2 Mile 616-897-8852
Quality hand-crafted wood products, outdoor yard art, bird houses & feeders, furniture & doll furniture.

2. Karin Jelsma – Homespun Holidays
13235 Burroughs 616-916-7549
Antique sleds, folk art, hand-crafted unique gifts, primitives, furniture, holiday treasures and more.

3. Victoria – Victoria Kay Designs13397 Forest River Drive SE 616-929-9117
Home grown herbal body care, where art, history & science come together! Essential oils, aromatherapy locket jewelry, dried lavender bunches & a wide variety of very high-quality, beautiful and comfortable headbands!
See www.victoriakaydesigns.com for products, pictures and reviews.

4. Mary Ford – Mary’s Dazzling Designs & More
13457 Vergennes 616-897-7176
Gorgeous stainless steel tumblers (glittered or inked), wine and water bottles, coffee cups, etc.

5. Betsy Maki
964 Riverside Drive (The garage is on Hunt Street) 616 915-5394
Hand-painted shabby chic furniture & home decor and “fluid pour painting”.

6. Jody Haybarker – Eclectic Finds
423 Suffolk Street 616-430-4049
Christmas ornaments, painted furniture, home decor, metal work and felt creations. Also featuring “Pretty in Ponchos” and “Carols Country Touch”.

7. Teri Molenkamp – B&T Cottage
416 Howard Street 616-780-9705
Cottage & farmhouse decor & furniture, vintage treasures, primitive stitching and barn boards.

8. Marlene Kroft
516 Howard Street 616-550-3693
Rustic Christmas wood/metal decor, table runners, outdoor decor, centerpieces, ornaments & more.

9. Jamie Trierweiler
10296 Bluewater Hwy 616-302-3059
Weaving, silk scarves, rugs and blankets.

10. Sue Murley
2650 Lowell View Avenue 616-443-8822
Metal & tile designs, leather flowers, Christmas garland ropes & decor, car/truck trash bags, Christmas wreaths, miniature trees and stocking stuffers.

11. Frank Leasure – Tuckertown Forge
2880 Pratt Lake Avenue 616-889-1418
Mitten trees, boot & mitten dryers, non-melting snowmen, metal art, quilted and knitted items.

12. Dairy Discovery at Swiss Lane Farms
12877 84th Street SE, Alto
More info – www.swisslanefarms.com/special-events
Facebook Event – www.facebook.com/events/393306288487344/
Amazing vendors, children’s activities, Christmas tree contest, live nativity (kids can be a part of) and Santa!

13. Mary Bommarito – Hanging with Friends
Virtual Sale @ https://www.hanginwithfriends.com/ – with curbside pick-up
1520 Cumberland Avenue SE 616-897-0471

14. Kevin Rand & Joan Wisneski
1680 Parnell SE, Ada
Beautiful stained glass items, handmade “Reed” baskets and home decor.

15. Joyce Hofman – The Milk Bucket Soap Co.
1253 Heim Street

16. Robin Morehead – In the Barn
745 Foreman Street SE
Will include many vendors, many which do customized orders for the holidays.

17. Sherry Grimm – Avon
316 Spring Street

Location List: Each crafter location *should* have this list available for you if you should need it. Just ask!

Here’s an interactive map of all the crafters to help you on your shopping trail – https://tinyurl.com/y5g7zbvg

You can copy/paste the locations into a more convenient place on your phone or print them off from the description here, print off the flyer from the discussion board below OR, you can pick up flyers in preparation for the 20th & 21st at:

North Star Antiques:
211 West Main Street
Lowell, Michigan 49331
616-897-0898
See website for store hours:
https://northstarantiques211.com/christmas-/

Please note there are FOUR additional homes participating than what are on the flyer and they are listed above at the bottom of the crafter list.

We hope Home for the Holidays will provide a safe and enjoyable way to get out of the house and we hope that everyone comes, shops and has fun! We can’t wait to see you!!

PLEASE share this event with everyone you know!!!

P.S. All of the shops and boutiques in Lowell will be open and are having big sales and special events the same weekend. There’s a LOT going on in Lowell on the 20th and 21st of November! Here’s a link to the other events happening in Lowell on the Chamber’s calendar (hint – put in November & scroll down to the 20th & 21st): https://www.discoverlowell.org/calendar/

Eating & Drinking: We also have some wonderful restaurants, so be sure to visit them if you get hungry or thirsty! http://business.discoverlowell.org/list/ql/restaurants-food-beverages-22

Regarding COVID:

Each crafter/home owner will be trying their best to follow the rules set down by the state.

10 people max will be allowed inside the building (more if the home or garage is larger). This includes the sellers themselves. Other guests can wait outside or in their cars, or can come back later.

Social distancing is required.

Please wear masks if you are able to.

Thank you!

Details

Date:
November 21
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

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