The Desmond-Fish Library Holiday Boutique continues in Garrison from Thursday to Sunday until Dec. 10 during library hours, and offers handmade gifts that include art, crafts, soaps, jewelry and candles.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Cold Spring will hold its Craft Fair and History Exhibit on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair features Christmas décor, homemade baked goods and stews, and gift baskets and crafts. There will also be documents and photos on display marking the 140th anniversary of the death of Robert Parrott, the inventor of the Parrott cannon, West Point Foundry superintendent and warden of St. Mary’s.
Self Made: A Makers Collective will host a holiday bash on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the American Legion/VFW Hall at 413 Main St., in Beacon. The event features 28 craftspeople and designers from the region, along with food and music. Admission is $2, although children younger than 12 are free. See selfmademakers.com.
The Howland Cultural Center kicks off its Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Small Gifts Show on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. It will be open Tuesday to Saturday through Dec. 23, with the exception of Saturday, Dec. 9. A reception with exhibiting artists will be held Dec. 16 from 3 to 5 p.m.
The Hudson Valley Artisan Marketplace will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old VFW Hall in Cold Spring. The show will feature jewelry, knit items, baked goods and artwork. See hvartmarket.wix.com.
The Putnam Arts Council will open its Craft and Art Showcase and Sale from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, and continue it daily through Dec. 10 at the Belle Levine Art Center in Mahopac. (It is open until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7.) The sale includes pottery, jewelry, artwork, glass and body-care products. See putnamartscouncil.com.
The Work:Shop Winter Market will host its fifth annual sale with work from 20 artisans on Saturday, Dec. 9, and Sunday, Dec. 10. Gift items include body-care products and candles from Beacon Bee, wool hats from Beaconknits and spirits from Dennings Point Distillery, along with ceramics, jewelry, glassware and baked goods. The market will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the Wickham Solid Wood Studio in Beacon. See workshopwintermarket.com.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month, charged automatically to your credit card, would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.