Holiday Bazaar Vendors & Schedule

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December 15th, 2012
10am – Starts
10am – Noon – Kids Crafts & Free Photo Shoot with St Nick
Noon – 2pm – Lunch
2pm-4pm – Kids Crafts & Free Photo Shoot with St Nick
6pm – Ends

List of vendors:

Non-Profit & Fair Trade Vendors

A Community Christmas
A fair trade/non-profit vendor that is set up as a “Pay What You Can” crafts booth providing handmade baby quilts, scarves, sock monkeys, Christmas cards, etc.

Dances with Bees
Dances with Bees in Norcross, GA is a small chemical-free beekeeping operation owned by Patti Parsons and Jay Parsons, a certified Master Beekeeper with apiaries in Gwinnett and Habersham counties. We specialize in gourmet and varietal honey products, pure beeswax candles and natural bath and body products handcrafted with quality ingredients which incorporate honey and beeswax from the hives.

Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee Company
Coffee that is 100% Arabica, fairly traded, and roasted fresh

Eastside Church Justice Ministry
Seeking to inform Oakhurst about opportunities to participate in social justice causes. Selling fair trade coffee, tea and chocolate.

Peetie Pie
We make rag dolls, stuffed animals, quilts, knitted and upcycled hats, doll beds and clothing – our items are focused typically on ages birth – 10 yrs old. A portion of the funds made from the sale of our products go back into the Company to continue our mission and goal while the majority of the profits are donated to local community charities.

Refugee Beads
Once a week, the women of Refugee Beads and volunteers meet with a common purpose. Together, they create jewelry, share a meal, swap stories, and encourage one another. The jewelry they create is then marketed across America in stores, craft fairs, and online to provide these families with desperately needed income. In this way, Refugee Beads empowers and encourages ethnic leaders to reach their own people groups and connect with a new culture.

Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages in Atlanta, GA, is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, we are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

The TARA Project
The TARA Project’s mission is simple…to improve access to health, education and economic opportunity for chronically poor communities. Our work helps communities create a sustainable, prosperous and brighter future. Our flagship community is in rural Kenya. We are an all volunteer organization and 100% of our sales support our programs.

Local Artisans

Amanda Strudwick
Family Made Jewelry and Crafts

Becca Hales
Hand Painted Ornaments, Unique Succulent Plant Arrangements, Upcycled Paintings

Bird Perch Pottery
Makes wheelthrown, stoneware pottery, which is food, oven, microwave and dishwasher safe! It retains heat as well as cold items longer than regular store bought items. Bird Perch Pottery has an array of both functional as well as purely aesthetic pieces in their inventory.

Clay Bowden
Handmade, unique, and non-traditional Christmas wreaths of various sizes. There are Christian-themed wreaths, as well as wreaths suited for any decor.

Knitting by Nini
One of a kind, hand knitted clothes for American Girl dolls and similar 18″ dolls. Made by a grandmother of 3 beautiful granddaughters with lots of dolls.

Kyra’s Kreations
Kyra Crawford, owner of the business has a B.S. in Business Management/Accounting and is a recycled fiber artist that has taken art classes in schools and universities. All of the items are one of a kind for the entire family.

Sophie’s Handmade Soap
(626) 589 1885
Produces 100% natural homemade soap without adding any artificial ingredients. Great products for people allergic to chemical -contained body cleaning products on the market. A+ grade essential oils with Aloe Vera, green tea, and honey to enrich your skin with natural Vitamins and joyful scents.

David and Sandra Lebrun
Bookmarks, Pottery, Jewelry, Recycled Art Mirrors

Girls with Cardboard Wings
Unique, affordable handmade gifts for everyone. Everything from silver jewelry to record clocks to resin pendants to felt barrettes to buttons to magazine purses to card wallets to lego jewelry. Many items are upcycled.

Lisa Neidert and Sherry Junker
Small Wood-turned Items, Pens, Ornaments, Butterfly Pins, Stained Glass

Liz Jaffe
Handmade pillows and jewelry

Louanne Rolander
ABC Rocks, Recycled Hubcaps, Christmas Ornaments

Marsha Brown
Handmade jewelry

Natalie Jackson
Crocheted Hats and Scarves, Jewelry, Paintings. Also selling “Clips for a Cure,” which are handmade hair clips in which all proceeds go to support breast cancer research.

Nia Willis
Crocheted bows, proceeds go to support mission trip to South Africa.

Eastside Church Arts Ministry
Paintings created during Sunday worship services that provide a visual representation of the weekly message.

Regina DeMita
Felted Wool Cobweb Scarves, Scented Bath Salts, Floral Arrangements, Mixed Media Canvas Art

Something Special
A group of friends/sisters ages 10-13 have been busy crafting and hope that you will find that “something special” among their creations to fill your gift giving needs!

Soul Creations
Dedicated to the love and re-use of our most-precious natural resources!

Suzi Lindin
Hand Cut and Pulled Linocut Prints, Hand Painted Day of the Dead Masks, Hand Painted Gourds and Assembled Found Object Art Shrines