It’s almost that time of year! Bazaar season is ahead and Chinchilla Whiskers is excited to be at several shows in the coming months. I hope you will be able to come out and see all the wonderful creations our crafty community has to offer.
Artisans for Animals ~ Sunday, November 10th
This should be a fun one! Animal Aid, a non-profit, no-kill animal rescue and welfare organization, will be hosting Artisans for Animals on Sunday, November 10th at the Multnomah Arts Center.
Turn your holiday shopping into a lifesaving effort! There will be unique and beautiful items for everyone on your list, with a percentage of all vendor sales going to support Animal Aid’s mission.
Show hours: 11 am to 4 pm
Milwaukie High School Holiday Bazaar ~ Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17
This two-day show, November 16 & 17, is a fundraiser for the Mustang Born Alumni Scholarship Foundation, which provides financial assistance to students graduating from Milwaukie High School and Milwaukie Academy of the Arts as they make the transition to post-secondary education.
In addition to fantastic local vendors, the Milwaukie High School Holiday Bazaar will also feature a silent auction, a vendor item raffle, and a pancake breakfast buffet (both days) from 9 am to 11 am.
Show hours: 9 am to 4 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.
Portland Waldorf School Holiday Market ~ Sunday, November 24
I love this show! The gymnasium is converted into a magical space with wintry decorations and music. The Market is celebrating its 8th year with over 30 artisan and crafters creating handmade wares for your holiday gift giving.
Show hours: 10 am – 3 pm
Lake Oswego High School Holiday Bazaar ~ Saturday, November 30
This will be my 2nd year at the Lake Oswego High School Holiday Bazaar! This annual fundraising event benefits LOHS’s Arts Department. Vendor booth fees and raffle ticket sales go directly to supporting the school’s student artists.
Show Hours: 10 am to 4 pm
Lewis Elementary Holiday Bazaar & Tree Sale ~ Saturday, December 7
This annual tradition has been going on for over 10 years and it is the Lewis PTA’s largest fundraiser of the year!
Area artisan vendors sell only handmade or locally-made goods. Lewis students also have booths to sell their crafty wares! Christmas trees and handmade swags/wreaths will be available to purchase.
All proceeds from booth fees and tree and wreath sales support Lewis School, allowing Lewis to continue bringing the programs and opportunities it has offered for many years.
Show hours: 10 am to 3 pm
There are a few more shows that aren’t definites yet, but I’ll keep you posted!