More then 20 artisans will present their work at the Fourth Annual Holiday Marketplace on Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25 from 10am-4pm. The Marketplace will also be open on Saturday December 2, 9 and 16.
Attendees will have a choice of unique handmade jewelry, baskets, wood, soaps, birdhouses, metal garden artwork and more. The gift shop will be full of holiday decorations and gifts for the entire family including hostess gifts, jigsaw puzzles based on pieces from the museum’s collections and stocking stuffers.
Museum publications, “We Are Who We Are Because Steamboats Were” by Anne McCLintock and “Dining on the Chesapeake Bay” will also be available as will note cards, posters, journals and other items available exclusively at the museum.
A silent auction including artisans’ work, posters and a four foot “Santa” Vermont Teddy Bear will run the first two days of the Marketplace and will end at 4pm on Saturday, Nov 25.
Proceeds from the Marketplace will support the museum which is located at 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, For further information please call the museum at 438-6888.