Craft Fairs and Pop Up Markets Continue this Weekend


Still have Christmas shopping left to do? I see you. Haven’t started? I feel
you! Thankfully, there’s an abundance of smaller craft fairs popping up all
over this weekend, where you’re (we’re) bound to find just the right gift for
everyone on your list. Here's a smattering: The Craft Fair and Gnome Adventure happens Friday, Dec. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Coastal Grove Charter School with crafts, gifts, kids activities, baked goods and warm beverages ($2 suggested entry). In
McKinleyville, head to the Wing Wonderland Holiday Market at Pierson
on Friday, Dec. 16, from 3 to 8 p.m. presented by Raxx on Raxx
Wings (free entry). This one’s got gift giveaways, live music, food, fire pits,
hot drinks, vendors and more. Also on tap is the Holiday Artisan Fair at
the Bigfoot Taproom, Sunday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 6 p.m., featuring local
crafters, artisans and vendors (free entry). This is a 21-and-over event.
Also in McKinleyville on Sunday, Dec. 18, is the Krampus Christmas
at Six Rivers Brewery from 1 to 6 p.m. (free admission). Browse
creepy craft vendors, see the adoptable cats from Companion Animal
Foundation and get something to eat from the food trucks outside. In
Arcata, there’s the Shop Sacred Curated Holiday Artisan Market on
Sunday, Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Jacoby Creek School
(free entry) with dozens of niche vendors. In Eureka, visit the
Vendor Fair and Gift-Wrapping Event at Humboldt Grange Hall on
Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a variety of vendors, a bake
sale and raffle fundraiser. And let’s not forget a not-so-small craft fair, the
45th annual Winter Arts Faire at the Mateel Community Center,
happening Saturday, Dec. 17, and Sunday, Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to 6
(free entry), where you’ll find handmade artisan booths, local live
music, festive food and drink, and children’s activities, including a visit from
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