Holiday Open House

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We are delighted to invite you to our annual Holiday Open House Weekend on Saturday, November 19th, and Sunday, November 20th. Please join us for a weekend full of unique artisanal gift shopping, beautiful live music, and incredible art.

Our artists upstairs will have their studios open for the weekend to come check out artwork and shop for a one-of-a-kind gift. Lydia Panart’s solo exhibit, ‘Mirage’ will be featured in the Falls Gallery.

We are once again hosting ‘Photos with the Grinch’, courtesy of Femke Photography, which will be taking place for three weekends: Sunday Nov 20th (open house weekend), Nov 26, 27, and Dec 10,11. If you are interested in having a family photo taken with the grinch, appointments are required. Please book your place here now!

Headwaters Arts is holding their Annual Artful Giving Show and Sale, a juried show of original handmade gift items, including artwork, such as jewellery, pottery, wood carvings, artisan soaps, ornaments, and much more!

Find one-of-a-kind artwork and stocking stuffers in the warm, rustic Noodle Gallery. This Artisan Christmas Market will be showcasing unique, high-quality products such as candles, pottery, wood craft, leather goods, furniture, jewellery, artwork in a variety of mediums, and much more! 

Take your gift of clothing to the next level with Rare Threads’ unique makers market, which cultivates and supports textile and fibre arts in all forms, focused on Canadian, sustainability, and ethical designers and artisans. Offering one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art, fashion, accessories, and décor; Rare Threads is an exceptional holiday shopping experience, whether you are looking for yourself, or for another.

Give the gift of jewellery this holiday season. Gallery Gemma’s unique jewellery experience showcases artisanal and world class designer jewellery, as well as custom and restyled jewellery. Explore the new collection by Anne-Marie 'Providence', inspired by her trip to Providence, Rhode Island!

This is the perfect opportunity to support local artists and artisans, and give your loved ones a hand-made and truly unique treasure this holiday season.


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