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2021 Holiday Bazaar Guide

DOLLS & ANTIQUES SHOW & SALE

The Anchorage Inunewok Doll Club and Guido’s Pizza present the Dolls & Antiques Show & Sale. Come to Purchase and admire: * Antiques * Dolls of all kinds * Collectibles * Glass *Jewelry *Furniture and Much More! Special Event Menu * Spaghetti Lunch with Salad and Garlic Bread, $5 * Large Pizza, 1-2 Toppings, $10 * Chicken Wings 10pc., $12.75 * Pizza by the Slice, $3

Date/Time: October 2 | Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Guido’s Pizza, 549 West International Airport Road, Anchorage

Contact: Tam Phillips, 765-760-2269; tamaraphillips46@gmail.com

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NORDIC MARKET - AKA SCANDINAVIAN BAZAAR

The 25th Annual Nordic Market features Scandinavian and Alaskan items for sale indoors and outdoors, bakery to-go offers Lefse, cardamom bread and more. The Velkommen Cafe serves meatballs on a stick, pastries, hearty soups. Silent auction. Norwegian sweaters, Swedish linens, kicksleds, ski chairs, stained and fused glass, birch baskets, wild berry jams, gnomies and nisse, enamel mugs, Lobben boots, handsewn aprons, Alaska art and photographs, hand-dyed silk scarves, jewelry, handcrafted wooden items and cribbage boards, European handicrafts, laser-cut wood, antler art, wool apparel, pressed Alaska flowers, Christmas items and more! Rosemaling, woodworking and Norwegian knitting demonstrations.

Date/Time: October 9 | Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: 8141 Briarwood Street, off Dimond Boulevard and New Seward Highway, Anchorage

Contact: Charlene Howe, 907-333-7207; CharleneH907@gmail.com

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ALASKA BEAD & GEM ANNUAL OCTOBER SHOW

Annual bead and jewelry show featuring vendors from Alaska and Lower 48. Beads galore! Custom one-of-a-kind jewelry and accessories. Beads and jewelry making supplies, buttons, findings, gemstones, vintage and contemporary glass, pearls, ornaments, pendants, rings, estate jewelry, hair accessories and so much more. Free admission! Free parking! Open to the public! Door prizes!

Date/Time: October 9 and 10 | Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 12-6 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites Anchorage

Contact: Crystal Penrod, 907-242-1466; ABGSAlaska@gmail.com

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OPEN MARKET

The Open Market is the newest year-round indoor market! We will have a variety of vendors: crafters, baked goods, Native crafts, food trucks and direct sales - only one of each will be allowed. We have indoor and outdoor spaces - for the brave - available. Located in a very high-traffic location, plenty of parking, elevators available and indoor bathrooms.

Date/Time: October 15-16, 22-23, 29-30; November 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: 1911 East 5th Avenue, on the Second Floor, Anchorage

Contact: Linda Dunegan, 907-310-3468; anchorageopenmarket@gmail.com

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ALASKA QUILT WORKS FALL OPEN HOUSE

Beautiful quilted decor, made in Alaska. Use your PFD to load up on Christmas gifts and holiday decorating! We will have table runners, ornaments, trivets, coasters, wall quilts, baby quilts, lap quilts and bed quilts, all exquisitely quilted in beautiful high-quality quilting fabrics. Prices are very reasonable; you don’t want to miss! We also have lovely gift cards, send a family member to buy you a gift card! Whether you are quilter, have a quilter in your life or just love quilts, this is the place to be! See my work at the Cake Studio in the 5th Avenue Mall or alaskaquiltworks.com.

Date/Time: October 22-23 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: 2251 Belmont Drive, Anchorage

Contact: Marie Steele, 907-230-1943; akquilter907@gmail.com

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WHISPERING BIRD STUDIO HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Enjoy a drive down beautiful Turnagain Arm and stop in at Laura Walter’s Whispering Bird Art Studio. There you will find an assortment of fused glass and metal art. A wide variety of Christmas ornaments, bright and colorful night lights, fun and whimsical plant stakes, mirrors and mobiles. Select a one-of-a-kind window or wall hanging for yourself or as a gift for someone special. Consider buying a unique piece of yard art to take home and enjoy all year. Have some cider and a homemade cookie as you shop and visit with Laura.

Date/Time: October 23 and 24 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: 158 Whispering Bird Lane, Bird Creek

Contact: Laura Walter, 907-653-1926; glasscars@alaska.net

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ANCHORAGE WOMAN’S CLUB HOLIDAY BAZAAR

Come to the historic Pioneer Schoolhouse and shop for your Christmas/holiday gifts. You will find anything from art work, to gourmet popcorn, to a variety of handmade crafts. Food items available for sale also.

Date/Time: October 30 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Pioneer Schoolhouse, 437 East 3rd Avenue, Anchorage

Contact: Keiko Torgersen, 907-306-6885; sparklies4u@gci.net

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ANCHORAGE FALL ROCK AND MINERAL SHOW

More than a dozen vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils and jewelry and other crafts made from natural material. Hundreds of unique gifts for all ages.

Date/Time: October 30-31 | Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday, 12-6 p.m.

Location: Midtown Mall, Anchorage

Contact: Paul Burger, 575-302-3673; cavemonpaul@hotmail.com

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BAD GIRLS OF THE NORTH UNIQUE BOUTIQUE

Alaskans creating unique art. Join us for the 24th annual Bad Girls of the North Unique Boutique. You will find hand-crafted items from all over the state including jewelry, pottery, clothing, beadwork, silk art, paintings and prints, gourmet foods, glass art, wood jewelry boxes, metal art and much more.

Date/Time: November 5 and 6 | Friday, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: O’Malley’s on the Green, 3651 O’Malley Road, Anchorage

Contact: Stacey DePriest, 907-232-8460; Stacey@Badgirlsofthenorth.com

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ANCHORAGE CLAY ARTS GUILD FALL POTTERY SALE

Anchorage potters come together again to present one-of-a-kind handmade pottery in a wide range of styles. Meet your local clay artisans in a festive environment. Find unique and beautiful items, from cups to bowls, platters to plates, vases to decorative items and more. Join us at the Midtown Mall on November 5, from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and November 6, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Call 907-529-6969 for more information.

Date/Time: November 5 and 6 | Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Location: Midtown Mall, 600 East Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage

Contact: Lynne Jablonski, 907-529-6969; AnchClayArtsGuild@gmail.com

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CHRISTMAS TOWNE BAZAAR

The 43rd annual RCCA Christmas Towne Bazaar is a juried show which boasts over 130 booths of handcrafted items along with music from area schools, our well known Cookie Caper and even a coat check to keep your hands free while shopping. Sponsored by Rabbit Creek Community Association, this bazaar benefits programs for students at Rabbit Creek Elementary, Rabbit Creek Preschool and South Anchorage High School. Masks will be required for anyone over the age of 2. Ample parking available. Free. For more info, visit www.rabbitcreek.info.

Date/Time: November 6 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: South Anchorage High School, Anchorage

Contact: LJ, 907-742-5722; rabbitcreekctb@gmail.com

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CONSIGN49 FALL 2021 CONSIGNMENT SALE

Don’t miss Consign49′s 17th semi-annual consignment event! This mega pop-up resale event will feature high quality clothing, accessories, home decor, repurposed furnishings and more, all brought in from over 200 local community members and boutiques. Admission is free and all major credit cards are accepted. Also, over a dozen local business owners will have individual tables set up for sharing their products. Support local while racking up some amazing savings! Visit www.consign49.com for more details.

Date/Time: November 11, 12, 13 and 14 | Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Raven Hall, Alaska State Fairgrounds, Palmer

Contact: Consign49, www.consign49.com; info@consign49.com

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BAD GIRLS OF THE NORTH - IN THE VALLEY!

Bad Girls of the North is pleased to announce that they will be returning for a Valley show! Please join us for a show that celebrates Alaskans creating unique art. You will find hand-crafted items from around the state including jewelry, pottery, clothing, gourmet food items, bead work, silk art, glass art, paintings and prints, metal art and much more.

Date/Time: November 12 and 13 | Friday, 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Mat-Su Resort/Everett’s, 1850 East Bogard Road, Wasilla

Contact: Stacey DePriest, 907-232-8460; Stacey@Badgirlsofthenorth.com

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19TH ANNUAL ALASKAN CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

Saturday, November 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at ChangePoint! The most beautiful bazaar of the season, featuring over 140 booths of unique Alaskan handmade items. New this year - two additional rooms of art, photography, crafts and holiday cheer! The ideal place to begin your holiday shopping. Unique treasures and wonderful Alaskans make this event one-of-a-kind. Free admission* free parking* food trucks*silent auction to benefit community nonprofits.

Date/Time: November 13 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: 6689 Changepoint Drive, Anchorage

Contact: Sarah Alborn, alaskanchristmasbazaar.com; kay@alaskanchristmasbazaar.com

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RIVER OF LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH HOLIDAY BAZAAR

River of Life Lutheran Church Holiday Bazaar to be held this year at 18444 Old Glenn Highway, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Chugiak, on Saturday, November 13, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Knitted items, quilted items, handmade crafts, baked goods and more. Any questions, call 907-227-9500.

Date/Time: November 13 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: 18444 Old Glenn Highway, Chugiak, AK 99567

Contact: Gerry, 907-227-9500; gerry@teamcc.com

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CHUGIAK ELEMENTARY HOLIDAY BAZAAR

90+ vendors with one-of-a-kind gifts, just in time for the holidays!

Date/Time: November 13 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Chugiak Elementary, 19932 Old Glenn Highway, Chugiak

Contact: Konae Putman, 435-232-6403 - text only; chugiakptoevents@gmail.com

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ALASKA VINTAGE HOLIDAY MARKET AND FOOD TRUCK FEST

Two weekends for twice the fun! Come enjoy a fun weekend with friends and family! Shop some of Alaska’s trendiest small businesses, up-cyclers, designers and vintage collectors! We are also throwing a food truck festival. It’s going to be a blast! We at Alaska Chicks Co. love supporting other local Alaskan businesses and we hope you can come out and support them as well! Meet Santa, pet a reindeer, free sleigh rides, photo bus, entertainment, plus shopping from the best local vendors in the state. Shop in Raven and Hoskins buildings with new vendors each weekend. Free parking! *Early Bird $10 Admission good for both weekends and a free Santa Session with digital photo*

Date/Time: November 19, 20, 21, and 26, 27, 28 | Fridays, 12-2 p.m. *Early Bird*, and 2-8 p.m., $5 admission, 12 and under free; Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., $5 admission, 12 and under free; Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., free admission

Location: Alaska State Fairground Palmer Red Event Gate: Raven Hall and Hoskins Building

Contact: Ella, 907-795-6604; akvintagemarkets@gmail.com

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TUDOR CRAFT FAIR

Join us this holiday season at the Tudor Craft Fair, where you can shop local artists, crafters and vendors all in one place! We’ll have a bake sale and a great variety for all ages to shop. Please note that masks will be required to attend. Hosted by Tudor PTA.

Date/Time: November 20 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Tudor Elementary School, 1666 Cache Drive, Anchorage

Contact: Amie Collins, 907-903-1582; tudorcraftfair@gmail.com

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ALASKA QUILT WORKS AT THE DENA’INA CENTER

Beautiful quilted decor, made in Alaska. Put a serious dent in your Christmas shopping and holiday decorating! Table runners, ornaments, trivets, coasters, wall quilts, baby quilts, lap quilts and bed quilts, all exquisitely quilted in beautiful high-quality quilting fabrics. Prices are very reasonable; you don’t want to miss! We also have lovely gift cards, send a family member to buy you a gift card! Whether you are quilter, have a quilter in your life or just love quilts, come visit us in Booth 703! See my work at the Cake Studio in the 5th Avenue Mall or at alaskaquiltworks.com.

Date/Time: November 20-21 | Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Booth 703, Dena’ina Center, Anchorage

Contact: Marie Steele, 907-230-1943; akquilter907@gmail.com

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FRIENDS OF ALASKA’S CHILDREN IN CARE 25TH ANNUAL QUILT AUCTION - VIRTUAL

Up to 100 quilts, from wall hangings to table runners to king size, in Alaskan, children, holiday and traditional themes. FACC provides support to abused and neglected children in Alaska and believes that every child in state and tribal custody deserves every opportunity for success, including strong advocacy and direct support such as educational scholarships, camperships and activities. Proceeds from this annual event remain in Alaska for the benefit of those FACC serves.

Date/Time: November 26-27 | From 9 a.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday

Location: Online and virtual at www.qtego.net/qlink/facc

Contact: Debby Hudson, 907-337-7990; DebbyHudson@gci.net

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CHRIST CHURCH BAZAAR

Don’t miss these holiday, hand-crafted gifts and treasures made by the Christ Church Episcopal community and friends. Preview our items on Sway by visiting ChristChurchanchorage.org. Due to COVID-19, “in- person” shopping reservations may be made through our website.

Date/Time: December 3 and 4 | Reservations available 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: 5101 O’Malley Road, Anchorage

Contact: Christ Church Episcopal, 907-345-7914; Christchurchak@gmail.com

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SEWARD HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

Over 80 booths including homemade crafts, baked goods, food vendors and more.

Date/Time: December 3 and 4 | Friday, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Location: Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal, Seward

Contact: Lori Draper, 907-201-1872; alaskaldraper@gmail.com

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WONDERFULLY MADE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

The WMCB is a carefully curated event that celebrates the uniqueness of the local artist and supports Cornerstone Student Ministries. This year, we’re excited to announce a two-day show featuring 100+ vendors showcasing their handmade items from across the state. Doors open Friday night, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for an exclusive pre-shopping event with a $5 entry fee, door prizes and small plates. Saturday will be the event you know and love from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., with free admission. Park for free, enjoy lunch from the concession stand, gourmet coffee from Mission Espresso Bar and Christmas music while shopping for gifts, decor and holiday treats. See you there!

Date/Time: December 10 and 11 | Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Cornerstone Church, 10431 Brayton Drive, Anchorage

Contact: Karen Braquet, 907-349-8442; wonderfullymadechristmas@gmail.com

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