Grassroots Gift Guide: Holiday market calendar

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2014 Triad Local Holiday Market Guide
2014 Triad Local Holiday Market Guide

Here are some places you can find locally produced gifts over the coming weeks.

SATURDAY, Nov. 29

Shop Local Saturdays Craft Show/Toy Show @ Geeksboro (GSO)

It’s crafts this Saturday and toys the next at Greensboro’s cathedral to the nerdly arts, beginning at 9 a.m.

Hand to Hand Holiday Market @ the Carolina Theatre (GSO)

handtohandmarket.blogspot.com/

The annual Hand to Hand Market takes over the Carolina Theatre for a one-day smorgasbord of shopping delights, including food trucks and a NC Beard & Mustache Club beard-off.

THURSDAY, Dec. 4

Deck the Halls @ Sawtooth School for Visual Art (W-S)

Sawtooth.org

The Sawtooth’s biggest fundraising event of the year opens tonight with a sneak preview at 6 p.m. The market stays open until Dec. 22.

Arc of Greensboro Holiday Open House @ the Creative Center (GSO)

“Pottery and art work created by talented individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” mark this holiday sale, which begins at 4 p.m.

FRIDAY, Dec. 5

First Friday Indie Market @ Lewis and Elm streets (GSO)

firstfridayindiemarkets.blogspot.com

Every First Friday in Greensboro the Indie Market comes to life in an activated space by the tracks on South Elm Street.

Art for the Holidays @ Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts (W-S)

Bookmarks, Associated Artists and the Sawtooth come together for this annual craft fair in the cultural heart of the city. The craft fair Deck the Halls begins at 10 a.m., with an event from Bookmarks at 4 p.m. and the opening of the 100 — The More the Merrier exhibition. See intothearts.org for more.

SATURDAY, Dec. 6

Hoots Flea Market @ West End Mill Works (W-S)

hootsflea.com

It’s a market, it’s a show, it’s a food court, it’s a scene. And it’s about as local as it gets.

Cobblestone Pop-Up Market @ Mary’s Gourmet Diner (W-S)

There’s no finer place in the Triad than Mary’s Gourmet Diner, which is why the Cobblestone Market uses her patio every Saturday for a local, food-oriented affair that turns festive in December.

Uptowne High Point Holiday Stroll @ North Main Street (HP)

The fifth annual stroll takes in tours of churches and hstoric proerties, live performances, carriage rides, shopping and visits with Sante. It begins at 10 a.m.

SUNDAY, Dec. 7

Made for the Market @ Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (GSO)

gsofarmersmarket.org

More than 100 local artists and crafters set up in the city’s oldest running market with local produce nestled amongst the gifts.

Hippo Records/Underdog Records first annual Greensboro Record Fair @ the Blind Tiger (GSO)

hippowax.com

Everything the vinyl junkie in your life in this one-day affair at the venerable rock club. It’s worth mentioning that Hippo is based in Greensboro and Underdog is based in Winston-Salem — Triadwide!

FRIDAY, December 12

Krankies Craft Fair (W-S)

krankiescoffee.com

The first day of the godfather of DIY, locally sourced, artisan market is Friday, when the wares start moving at 5 p.m. What’s left gets sold on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.