Holiday shopping's a breeze at HPSD's Holiday Bazaar! Don't forget to plan a stop at the bazaar when you come to see The Nutcracker!
HYDE PARK SCHOOL OF DANCE
Saturday, December 9:
12 noon - 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 10:
12 noon - 5:00 pm
Join us at the bazaar for locally-made products, vintage goods, one of a kind gifts, and more!
You'll find items from lots of vendors, including the following:
Mickii is a local baker we just love! Stop by her booth to stock up on all your holiday entertaining treats, from assorted individual fruit cobblers and pound cake to brownies and cookies!
Author Etiennette Harris flips the script on time-honored parenting truisms, applying them to adults in her new book "I hope someday you have kids just like you!"
Popped Handmade is a local crafter of natural, handmade beauty products. Popped will lift your spirits with light, invigorating scents, and you can rest assured that the products you're putting on your body are made of only the highest quality ingredients. Soft, smooth skin, here you come! Stop by Popped Handmade to peruse their selection of whipped body butters, body butter bars, and moisturizing facial oils.
Ten Thousand Dandelions
Ten Thousand Dandelions makes and sells scarves, knitwear, and other fun accessories in colors, materials, and textures that that delight. This year they'll have a curated selection of silk scarves - including a new line with colors inspired by The Nutcracker! - and knitwear, as well as some Christmas and Hanukkah cards.
A favorite of the Holiday Bazaar, Susan Carton returns this year with her enchanting plush toys and greeting cards. Children are enamored with the sweet animals Carton creates, from tiny hedgehogs to peaceful elephants. They're sure to be a hit with any child on your gift-giving list! Susan Carton also offers beautiful handmade greeting cards featuring lovely original designs and crafted entirely from the artist's own handmade paper!
Lincoln Apparel is the passion project of a local artist who has turned his hero Abraham Lincoln into a pop art icon on fun colorful tee shirts. All of the shirts bear original artwork, are printed in Chicago, and are 100% American made!
Homespun Holidays will be back this year with their wonderful Nutcracker, ballet, and holiday themed gift items featuring original artwork! You'll find ornaments, jewelry, notebooks, mugs, socks, bags, toys, and more!
Martha Martinez hand-crafts eco-friendly earrings, bracelets, necklaces, rings, and barrettes from beautiful and semi-precious materials. You'll find other handcrafted gift items at Martha's booth, too, including bookmarks and leather card holders!
Angie's Traveling Estate Sale
Angie sells men's and women's apparel, apparel, shoes, handbags, accessories, and jewelry as a pop-up boutique. She'll have new and vintage clothing and shoes on hand at the bazaar, as well as special holiday finds!
Fairgrass is a fair trade business selling hand-woven baskets, Haitian drum art, and even elephant poop paper! You'll also find fair trade Christmas ornaments at their booth this year!
A C Beale
A C Beale will be selling affordable jewelry she hopes makes you feel beautiful! Stop by her booth to get your sparkle on!
Vanessa Soto will be selling women's apparel she describes as cute, comfy, and modest clothing for all ages! Lots of sizes and styles will be available.
Triple A Treats
Triple "A" Gourmet Treats specializes in homemade Chin Chin. These crunchy cookie snacks hail from West Africa, where they are known as Chin Chin in Nigeria and Ochomo in Ghana. Stop by Triple A to pick up a bag to munch on while you visit the other vendors' booths, then stop back for some more to bring home!
Gifts by Gail The Snail
From the artist behind Homespun Holidays comes Gifts by Gail The Snail, beautiful handmade earrings featuring original artwork that you can wear all year round!
Photo: Mickii's Desserts
Photo: Popped Handmade
Photo: 10000 Dandelions
Photo: Susan Carton
Photo: Lincoln Apparel
Photo: Homespun Holidays
Angie's Traveling Estate Sale*
Photo: AC Beale
Photo: Vanessa Soto
Photo: Triple "A" Gourmet Treats Chin-Chin
Photo: Gifts by Gail The Snail
*Stock image representing the vendor