Holiday Art & Craft Faire

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Simpkins Family Swim Center / Community Room
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free admission and parking!


A wide variety of high-quality, handmade art and crafts will be showcased at the annual Holiday Art and Craft Faire! Shoppers will find unique items created by local Santa Cruz County artists and craftspeople, including jewelry, hats and bags, textiles (knitted items, clothing), ornaments, chocolates, soaps, art, candles, nightlights, pottery, original artwork, cards, pillows, art glass, and much more! Come on by to find that perfect gift, stocking stuffers, or something for yourself!    

2018 Craft Faire vendors' images and website links are listed below; the list will be updated as new information is received from vendors.  

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All booth spaces are filled for the 2018 Craft Faire.  If you are interested in being a vendor for the 2019 Craft Faire, please e-mail and you will be placed on the notification list for next year's event. 

Vendor Name
click on vendor name for an image of their work
Description of Vendors' Work Website links 
Kathy Abma jewelry - stitch-beaded necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings,and pendants, as well as keyfinders and pens
Robin Appleby  handcrafted pendants and earrings from copper, brass, and sterling silver - some enamel work
Berserk Glassworks  glass pendants and earrings, rings, copper patina cuffs, leather cuffs, all-natural body products 
Camp Bell Pottery hand-crafted, wheel-thrown, functional pottery

Chocolate Visions chocolates and artisan confections
Jessica Cohen hand-knit accessories - scarves, headbands, hats, crocheted flower clips, and gloves
Monica Combs seaglass earrings, necklaces and bracelets  
Brian DuPraw  fused glass serving dishes, platters, and clocks    
Julia Dye knitted and felted wool bags and other accessories, hats, scarves - also original artwork by Jack Hulphers  
Flora / Fauna handmade gifts including calendars, postcards, candles, cold-process soaps, pillows
Barbara Ginsberg hand-beaded Native American peyote-stitch flat and tubular jewelry and accessories  
Brenna Green matted photographs, pressed seaweed & photo jewelry, and cards, magnets, mugs, and bags featuring artist's photography
Rain Greenslate framed original artwork made using seaglass and pebbles  
Handmade by Andi handmade greeting cards, multi-media canvas decor, horseshoe art
Sherry Heaney lunch bags, purses, over-the-shoulder bags, and backpacks

Janabell's Gems seaglass rings, earrings, and necklaces from glass found locally and in England 

Melanie Larson Custom 2-sided minky blankets for babies and kids, and autographed children's books with origninal sketch by Steven Kellogg (Is Your Mama a Llama?)

Gaby Litsky handmade art quilts  
Lundberg Studios art glass, including glass pendants, paperweights, and small cast pieces 
Halimah Martin Jams, marmalades, and pickles, and photo cards  
Suzy Mitchell handmade pottery and cards (Mitchell), and hand-sewn bags by Jamie Skocko  
MomaDdesigns handwarmers and fingerless gloves, made with recycled fabrics
Tara Niebur hand-stitched leather bags, pouches and accessories, and original artwork (wood burning, mixed-media) by Whistle Pig Art
Olani Naturals handmade natural and therapeutic products
Ann Ostermann handmade fabric zipper clutches, little wallets and trays
Maureen Perkinson tote bags, coin and makeup bags, and eclectic wreaths made with assorted treasures  
Santa Cruz Pottery pottery, as well as functional fabric crafts by Sew Sew Some More
Melinda Vahradian watercolor and pen & ink fine art reproductions (from originals by Melinda), greeting cards and gift tags
Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831)