to Dec 18

2016 Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Show

Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale brings the very best that the Canadian handmade community has to offer to the Nation’s Capital for a magical ten-day holiday shopping event.

Held at the state-of-the-art EY Centre, Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale gathers over 180 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers for you to meet, and whose unique works will leave you truly amazed.

This event features an astounding assortment of quality Canadian handmade goods, including jewellery, fashion and accessories, pottery, glassware, sculptures, fine art, leather, gourmet treats, and more, providing you with an unforgettable shopping experience where you’ll find gifts worth giving.


December 8 – 18, 2016
Weekdays 11am – 9pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
CLOSED Monday, December 12

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to Oct 10

Vineland Thanksgiving ARTfest

  • Twenty Valley Public School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Vineland Thanksgiving ARTfest was started in 1992 as a Fundraiser for Vineland Public School, now known as Twenty Valley Public School. It is a juried show with no more than 130 exhibitors.  The show consists one third of Fine Art, and the balance quality crafts. The Vineland Thanksgiving ARTfest has been very successful due to its high standards of quality.  Vineland Thanksgiving ARTfest does NOT charge admission and exhibitors display and exhibit on the perimeter of the property only.  The grounds are an open and beautifully treed park-like setting.  Hours are from 10 am to 5 pm daily.

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to Dec 5

Sainte-Marie's 16th Annual "First Light" and Craft Show

  • Sainte Marie Among the Huron (map)
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More than just a craft show, this is a holiday event now in its 16th year! Amidst the glow of over 5,000 candles there are music, games, singing, and fun activities for children. Stroll the famous 17-century mission and be taken back in time.

For more information on this magical event, click here.

Admission is $10.00 per person with a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the local food bank.  Children 5 and under are free.

Please Note: Muddy Handshake Pottery will be at First Light the second weekend of the festival - December 3-5, 5:30-9:00pm. The first weekend is November 26-28, 5:30-9:00pm.

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to Nov 29

Parry Sound One of a Kind Christmas Show

  • Charles W. Stockey Centre (map)
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Christmas at the Stockey Centre will showcase the work of the most talented artisans from all around our region. This is an opportunity to find that special something for the hard-to buy-for person on your Christmas list, a unique gift that will delight!

Lunch will be available for purchase and the public is welcome to join in our gingerbread competition and decorated wreaths competition. Get in the holiday spirit with Christmas at the Stockey Centre!

The show runs Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day.

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to Sep 13

Cabbagetown Art and Crafts Sale - 27th Annual

The Cabbagetown Art & Crafts Sale is held each year during the Cabbagetown Festival and Riverdale Farm Fall Festival. The sale takes place on the weekend after Labour Day and attracts over 20,000 visitors to Riverdale Park West, in the heart of Toronto's historic Cabbagetown.

Friday, Sept 11/2015   1pm - 7pm
Saturday, Sept 12/2015   10am - 6pm
Sunday, September 13/2015   10am - 6pm 

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to Sep 6

Kawartha Arts Festival - 26th Annual

  • Fenelon Falls Fairground (map)
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It's the 26th annual Kawartha Arts Festival on the 2015 Labour Day weekend, September 5th and 6th!

The Kawartha Arts Festival was first held in 1989 and started off as a small collection of artists gathering together to give something back to the local arts community. It has since grown into one of the largest art festivals in Southern Ontario and attracts thousands of visitors each year.


  • Sat, Sept 5/2015 10am-5pm
  • Sun, Sept 6/2015 10am-4pm
  • Free admission
  • Door prizes with donation at the door
  • Artist demonstrations
  • ‘Young At Art’ display
  • Refreshments
  • Wheelchair accessible
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10:00 AM10:00

Oakville Art in the Park - 50th Annual

This event was first held in 1965, and has since become an annual outdoor art show and sale usually held on Civic Holiday Monday in every August.  Art in the Park was originally held in coronation Park where Oakville Art Society had its first home, since 1996 the show has been held in Waterfront Heritage Park located in the Bronte Harbour area. This show boasts only original work with emphasis being placed on painting, pottery, sculpture, woodworking, photography and artists are chosen for their originality and command of their chosen medium.  Art in the Park is one of Oakville's premier community events and attracts both artists and visitors throughout the southern Ontario region.

Monday, August 3/2015 10am - 5pm

Located at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park,
Bronte Road and Ontario Street

Admission $5.00
Children under 12 are free.

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