Port Townsend Community Center will be the site for a juried arts & crafts fair on Friday, November 23rd, and Saturday, November 24th. The 28th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair displays fine quality handmade year round craftwork from Northwest artists. The hours of the fair are 10am to 5pm both days. The Port Townsend Community Center is located at 620 Tyler Street at Lawrence and Tyler Streets in the Uptown district The fair is occupying all three floors. In addition to the artwork, local student musicians will be performing downstairs in the gym along with many more crafts.
This fine quality show is staged by the Port Townsend Arts Guild, a self-supporting non-profit arts guild for over 47 years, which offers arts scholarships to Jefferson County students majoring in the arts. The artists donate a portion of each sale to the Jefferson County Food Bank, as they have done for the past twenty seven years. In 2017, $3000 was raised for the local Food Bank. Find favorite Jefferson County artists as well as artists from Sequim, Port Angeles, Tacoma,. Seattle, Arlington, Shelton,and Portland, Oregon.
Featured will be handwoven rugs and clothing, gold and silver jewelry set with semi-precious gems, leather belts, purses, photography, sculptural jewelry, turned bowls, Damascus steel kitchen and hunting knives, turned pens, felted animals, stoneware, porcelain, and earthenware pottery, enameled art jewelry, a variety of woodwork,including carvings, boxes, cutting boards, painted silk scarves, nuno felted scarves, capes and clothing, handknit items from alpaca wool, fleece clothing, baskets made from seaweed, 4H kitty toys, sweaters, watercolors, lampworked beads and paperweights, vintage style aprons,childrens' clothing, handbound leather journals, pine needle baskets, mosaic and fused glass sculptural work, painted floorcloths, oil paintings, David Michael s harp music and CD's, and more in a wide range of prices.
The Port Townsend Arts Guild, which uses monies raised by booth fees for
college scholarships in the arts, has a website at www.porttownsendartsguild.org.
Applications and Information about the fairs, scholarships, and the artists, can be found here. Telephone number for the Arts Guild is 360-774-6544. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.