‘Tis the season for homemade crafts and artisan wares, made from the hands of local artists to be wrapped and placed under your tree. We’ve compiled a list of all the craft fairs in Sonoma County. If you know of any others, please leave them in the comments.
Guide to Sonoma County Holiday Craft Fairs
Dec 4-6Winter Market: Dec. 4 & 5, 1-9 p.m. Admission is a donated can of non-perishable food. This Cloverdale event will include food, wine and homemeade gifts. On Saturday there will be live music, starting at 2 p.m. Wine tasting is $25. All you can eat food is $20. Or you can enjoy both for $40. There will also be a tree lighting event at 7 p.m. on Friday. reveleventsco.com.
The 41st annual Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair: Saturday, December 5, 2015: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, December 6, 2015: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $2 admission, children 12 and under free. Over 70 local artists will be participating in this fair, with everything from homemade decor to bath products. Ride Rosie the Trolley for free to and from the fair and Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. Finley Community Center in Santa Rosa. ci.santa-rosa.ca.us/departments/recreationandparks/programs/specialevents/craftfair/Pages/default.aspx
bijoux Annual Holiday Sale: Dec 5 & 6. 10 a.m to 5 p.m The 7th annual holiday open house will include handcrafted works by local artists, including unique jewelry, ceramics and clay sculptures, adult coloring books, magazine art and much more. bijoux, 583 Harrison St., Sebastopol.
Artisan Boutique: Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Local artisans will be selling fiber art, crafts, jewelry, vintage decor, wine barrel decor, photography, ceramics and more. Pleasant Hill Christian School. 1782 Pleasant Hill Rd., Sebastopol.
30th Annual Occidental Holiday Crafts Faire: Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Free Admission. 35 local artists will be participating in the faire. Salmon Creek School will be holding a bake sale during the faire as well. There will be a raffle to win free holiday items. Occidental Community Center. www.occidental-ca.org
Freya Lodge Arts/Craft Fair: Saturday, Dec. 12th. Handmade items by Sonoma County artist, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Freya Lodge in Santa Rosa.
3rd Annual Holly King Crafts Festival: Saturday Dec. 12th, Free admission, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Crafts by local artists for sale and arts and crafts for children. Guerneville Community Church. www.moonlightriverministries.com
Goddess Crafts Faire: Saturday and Sunday Dec. 12th and 13th. Admission $5-$15 kids free. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. both days. Local artists, food vendors, and live entertainment, including belly dancing. Sebastopol Community Center. seb.org
Artisan Craft Faire and Holiday Festival: Saturday, Dec. 12. Free admission. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Festivities include music, food, a raffle and a silent auction, plus more than 60 local artisans. Center for Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa. www.cslsr.org
7th Annual Holiday Boutique: Dec. 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free admission. More than 20 vendors will offer a variety of gift choices. The event will also include a raffle, which will include items donated by each vendor. All proceeds help support children battling cancer at UCSF, and is in memory of Holly Kettman. Krug Event Center at Dry Creek Inn.