Christmas Bazaars And Markets

Events in Loveland



Events in Fort Collins and Further North




Events in Denver and Surrounding Areas


Events in Boulder





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Events in Loveland

Walt Clark Middle School Holiday Craft Show

On November 7 from 9 am until 3 pm, get out and shop at this holiday craft show.

http://engaginglovelandinc.org/calendar/index.cgi?date=20091101000000#


With a beautiful historic home exhibiting an array of local vendors with handmade items and unique offerings, you'll have Christmas shopping covered AND you'll have treated yourself to one of the most unique shopping experiences in northern Colorado.  Dates of Markets at the McCreery House for 2010:

November 11th (Thursday) 5-8pm
November 20th (Saturday) 11-3pm
December 4th   (Saturday) 11-3pm
December 18th (Saturday) 11-3pm






Golden Saturday Christmas Bazaar - not to be held in 2010 - but there is still ample opportunity to shop at the McCreery House this holiday season (see entry above)

You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, meet Golden Saturday! 

Black Friday's the day department stores and box stores emerge from the red and is known for elbowing, trampling, and shoving to get the best deal.

Cyber Monday generates massive amounts of online sales for faceless companies.

Golden Saturday?  Come meet the folks who make the stuff you want to buy.  We're not offering mass produced items made in China but homegrown and homemade wares that will stand out from the usual gifts this Christmas.  So, come on out and spend your Saturday after Thanksgiving shopping in a relaxed atmosphere enjoying the sights of the decorated McCreery House (listed in the National Registry of Historic Places) as you shop from selections presented by a host of unique vendors.  Sample wines, mead, cheeses, salsa, coffee, and other assorted fare as you make your way through the house finding gifts for all the hard-to-shop-for folks on your list this Christmas.

The Golden Saturday Christmas Bazaar will be held at the McCreery House in downtown Loveland.  There's ample parking and ample activities for everyone.

A complete list of participating vendors will be added to this site.  If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please e-mail returntoedencosmetics@gmail.com.





This sounds like a great event to help out those suffering from the current economic turmoil.  Check out:  http://christmasinberthoud.org/ and http://christmasinberthoud.org/craft-show/ for more information.

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Events in Fort Collins and Further North


The winter markets are held at the Opera Galleria in Old Town Fort Collins from 10 am until 3 pm.  The Winter Market starts earlier and goes later in the 2010/2011 season.  First market will be October 30th!


For more information, visit:  http://belocalnc.org/winter-farmers-markets-2009-2010/



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Cheyenne Winter Markets (Cheyenne, WY)

Cheyenne is modeling the Fort Collins Winter Markets this year with two markets of their own.  The markets will be held at the Cheyenne Depot Museum in downtown Cheyenne.  For more information, visit:  http://nocofoodincubator.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=11&Itemid=46

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Wellington Annual Community Holiday Craft Fair (Eyestone Elementary, Wellington)

Eyestone Elementary in Wellington is hosting its annual Arts and Crafts Holiday Bazaar on November 14th.  This event is really quite spectacular (this will be my second year attending, and I was overwhelmed by the turnout last year as there are tons of great vendors at this fair).  The event begins at 9 am and runs until 3 pm, and if you're looking to do some Christmas shopping early, I highly encourage you to check this one out.

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Bath Garden Center

This center always has something going on. 

http://bathgardencenter.com/Fall_Design/page-upcoming_events.html


Gardens on Spring Creek

December 4th and 5th - members only shopping until 5 pm on Friday December 4th

http://www.fcgov.com/horticulture/events.php



Events in Denver and Surrounding Areas


Holiday Gifts for Pets and Their People (Tagawa Gardens, Aurora)

Looking to give to charities this Christmas?  Well, have your cake and eat it too at this event.  10% of ALL sales go to benefit animal rescues throughout the state of Colorado.  This is the third year running for Holiday Gifts for Pets and People.  Pick up gifts for the pet lover in your life or find unique items for the other friends on your list knowing that with every purchase you're helping our four legged friends in need.

This event is held at Tagawa Gardens in Aurora, CO.

http://www.holidaygifts4pets.com/index.html  this site contains list of vendors for event

http://www.tagawagardens.com/

Denver Botanic Gardens Holiday Sale (Denver, CO)

http://www.botanicgardens.org/content/holiday-sale


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Events in Boulder



 This sounds like a great event to help out those suffering from the current economic turmoil.  Check out:  http://christmasinberthoud.org/ and http://christmasinberthoud.org/craft-show/ for more information.




Vendor List for Markets at the McCreery House  (not yet updated for 2010)


Lia Sophia Jewelry (advisor:  Ann Fisher)

Mountain's Edge Coffee (coffee slow roasted by hand - need I say more?)

Schafewald Sheep Farm (fleeces, yarn, buttons, and more)

Aunt Jenny's Bows
(crayon holders, calendar countdowns, and, of course, bows)

Add Pizzazz (dog treats, aromatic pot holders, and more)

Triple Diamond Accessories Plus (wallets and purses)

The Pampered Chef (advisor:  Chrissy French)

Anija's Spicy Mustard (Exquisite Mustards)

Horsetooth Hot Sauce (pushing the envelope with some serious sauces)

A Bit of Peru (handmade bags, scarves, & sweaters)

Terra Sendas (Be Young Essential Oils, Handcrafted Bath Salts & Scrubs)

Discovery Toys (great educational toys for children)

Usborne Books (books, books, and more books for children of all ages)

My Daddy's BBQ (not your traditional BBQ Sauce)

From Beginning to End Foods (Spices, sauces, and dips that sneak up on you!)

All Things Mint (Mint salt scrubs & more plus cookbooks & the author herself!)




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