‘Tis the season for holiday shopping. Here are some fun ways to shop locally from local artisans, jewelers, merchants, and crafters!
Holiday Boutique at the Desmond Fish Library, November 24-December 9 (Thursdays-Sundays), hours vary, Desmond Fish Library, Route 9D, Garrison, NY.
What to Expect: The boutique includes jewelry, knit items, ornaments, home decor, photography, and other artisan goods.
Peekskill Arts Alliance Holiday Boutique, November 30 – December 2, hours vary, Antonia’s Studio 4 at 925 South Street, Peekskill, NY.
What to Expect: The Holiday Boutique is a gift boutique, featuring fine handmade items perfect for gift giving. Featured will be small works of art, and fine crafts by local artists, including jewelry, wearable art, pottery, small paintings, photos, prints, cards, and more.
BID Family Day: Make a Gift Fair, December 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m., New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY.
What to Expect: This free event is for children 5 and older to make three special gifts for family or friends.
Holiday Boutique, December 1, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Montrose Fire House, 2143 Albany Post Road, Montrose, NY.
What to Expect: The Montrose Ladies Auxiliary presents the Holiday Boutique, which includes food, vendors, and raffles.
Village of Mamaroneck Arts & Crafts Fair, December 1, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m., Mamaroneck Public Library, Mamaroneck, NY.
What to Expect: Shop photography, crafts, jewelry, pottery, and more from 40 local artists and craftsmen.
Campwoods Holiday Craft Fair, December 1, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and December 2, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Campwoods Auditorium, Campwoods Road, Ossining, NY.
What to Expect: The craft fair features one-stop, high-end holiday shopping for unique handcrafted gifts by local artists and crafters: Candles, pottery, ornaments, holiday decorations, stockings, scarves, hats and assorted apparel, jewelry, cutting boards, free-trade goodies, paintings, photography, sculpture, a raffle and much more.
Annual Christmas Fair in Beacon, December 2, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., St. John’s Church Hall, Willow Street, Beacon, NY.
What to Expect: Start your Christmas shopping with vendors selling jewelry, Christmas decorations, treats, and more. Breakfast and lunch are available.
Westchester Toy and Train Show, December 9, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY.
What to Expect: This is the largest train show in the Northeast, and includes parts, set ups, appraisals, toys, and much more!
WinterFest, December 19-23, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Court Street between Main and Martine, White Plains, NY
What to Expect: White Plains hosts its outdoor market, featuring specialty vendors and local goodies.