Nov. 12—Considered one of Chattanooga’s longest-running craft reveals is again for its thirty first 12 months. The Gingerbread Shoppe, which originated with “three bored housewives [who] cherished doing crafts,” shall be arrange Friday and Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church in East Brainerd. Near 30 distributors are anticipated.
“There’s numerous Christmas decorations,” stated organizer Crimson Dueker.
The products embrace wooden scroll ornaments, in addition to Nativity units created from polymer clay. Different distributors are providing a choice of wreaths, pottery, wooden vessels, quilted gadgets, jewellery and blown glass.
— Gingerbread Shoppe: Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Street. Handmade crafts and residential decor, home made concessions, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Facebook.com/GingerbreadShoppe1
— Christmas Village: Tennessee State Fairgrounds, 500 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville. Greater than 250 retailers promoting reward gadgets, toys, clothes, jewellery, pottery, collectibles and meals, free make-your-own pictures with Santa (sure hours), 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday (all occasions CST). $10 ages 10 and older, $5 parking price. christmasvillage.org
— Christmas Market: Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, 4131 Ringgold Street, East Ridge. Thirty craft and business distributors, Youngsters’s Ministry bake sale, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. jmumckids.com
— Chattanooga Vacation Market Extravaganza: Hamilton Place, 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd. Merchandise from native distributors, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. hamiltonplace.com
— Christmas Village Vacation Market: Greenway Park, 775 Raider Drive, Cleveland, Tenn. Over 100 craft, business and meals distributors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. touchtheskyevents.com
— Backyard Lights, Holidays Nights: Atlanta Botanical Backyard, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. Hundreds of thousands of lights and shows with the gardens as a backdrop, plus s’mores, mannequin trains and dwell music, Saturday by way of Jan. 15. Open 5-11 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, plus Mondays Nov. 22, Dec. 20, Dec. 27. atlantabg.org
— Smoky Mountain Christmas: Dollywood, 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Options greater than 5 million lights, themed reveals, meals, fireworks set to Christmas music, by way of Jan. 2. $84 ages 10-61 (reductions for youngsters/seniors). dollywood.com
— Walker Farm Pioneer Days: Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sanctuary Street. Arms-on historic demonstrations geared to elementary-age college students and households, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day (timed entry) Wednesday by way of Nov. 20. $7.50 nonmembers, $5 members. www.chattanoogaaudubon.org
Contact Lisa Denton at [email protected] or 423-757-6281.