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Artisans Return to Panorama

A Touch of Saltspring Craft Show The wonderful tradition of ‘A Touch of Saltspring’ returns to the Peninsula for another year. This annual craft fair has grown from a small group of Saltspring Island Artisans in 1991, to a staggering 230 over 20 years later. The central idea behind the 3-day extravaganza is to bring together high-quality, artisan-crafted goods under one roof. This year there will be 230 vendors from all over Saltspring, BC and Alberta. You will find hand-turned wooden bowls, exquisite leather goods. Prints and cards featuring Canadian wildlife and scenery. There’s also delicacies created in BC kitchens: jams and jellies, fudge, truffles and other decadent goodies. Textile artists load up their stalls with colourful scarves and hats as well as many seasonal decorations. There will be pottery, jewellery and many, many diverse items. The 2014 show will be the 10th year it is held at Panorama Recreation Centre. Using the huge space of the indoor tennis arena, the craft show has a festive atmosphere, with so many people, vendors and visitors alike under one roof. There is on-site catering so you can stay all day! The show is a great opportunity to shop for Christmas, but also a rare chance to find so many unique, hand-crafted items all in one place. To ensure the event runs smoothly visitors are advised not to try and park at the recreation centre itself. There is a park-and-ride shuttle service provided from Rotary Park, off Canora Road. Admission to the 3-day event is $5. A Touch of Saltpring – Christmas Show 2014, Friday December 5th, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday December 6th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday December 7th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Panorama Recreation Centre, 1885 Forest Park Drive, North Saanich.

Community Arts Centre at Tulista Park

on the Sidney Waterfront Sculpture Walk - 5th & Weiler, Sidney Free Admission & Free Parking | Visit for Full Show Details

Artisans Gift Gallery (Tues through Sunday 10 am - 4 pm) The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula presents Artisans Gift Gallery. In its 21st year, this show and sale features Island Artisans. Items in the Artisans Gift Gallery are varied: jewelry, glass, pottery, turned and carved wood, children’s clothing and toys, fibre art, wearables, photography and holiday décor are just a sampling. It is eclectic, unpredictable and representative of the immense talent of our Island Artisans. This show runs through December 23rd, Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays), 10 am to 4 pm. Meet the artists in this artist-run co-op, enjoy ongoing demonstrations and celebrate with originals by local artists.

We acknowledge the assistance of the Town of Sidney, District of North Saanich, Municipality of Central Saanich and the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council.

Marmalade Tart Boutique The CACSP had a very successful 2013. Events & shows the CACSP presented or supported this year. Small Expressions Show Summer & Christmas Artisans Shows Spring & Fall Studio Tours Summer Kids Craft Camp Summer Easel Art in the Park Sidney Fine Art Show ArtSea Festival Arts in the Schools Sidney Literary Festival Tulista Gallery available to Local Artists to show their work

Fun, Flirty, Fabulous Fashion!

Artisans Gift Gallery Through December 22 Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm Give a gift that reflects the   creativity of Peninsula artists!  Tulista Community Arts Centre Fifth & Weiler, Sidney

We gratefully acknowledge the support  of the Town of Sidney, the District of North  Saanich, the Municipality of Central Saanich, the CRD and the Peninsula Foundation.  

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November 2014 Shop Local Pullout  

A special eight-page pullout section that celebrates shopping locally.

November 2014 Shop Local Pullout  

A special eight-page pullout section that celebrates shopping locally.