The Huron Valley Council for the Arts home of The Art Shop Artist cooperative is proud to present the Arts & Greens Holiday Artist Market. In its 7th year this FREE art and fine craft market has become a holiday tradition for many Oakland County residents. With thousands of original hand crafted art and fine craft pieces created by some of the region’s best artists this event is a wonderful start to the holiday season.
Held INSIDE the 28,000 square foot climate controlled Bogie Lake Greenhouses guests can shop the artist booths nestled between festive displays of poinsettias and other holiday greens, one of the most unique settings for an art and fine craft market in all of Michigan. Many of the artists will be demonstrating and children of all ages can enjoy weaving baskets at the Basket Sampler booth and trying their hand at fiber felting in the Back to Back Fibers booth.
In addition to the unique gifts, visitors can enjoy live music ranging from the Huron Valley Community Choir to the ever popular Tuba Christmas performance to some of the regions favorite local bands.
The talented staff of Bogie Lake Greenhouses will also be conducting free holiday greens building classes throughout the weekend, teaching visitors the fine touch for making that perfect table centerpiece or festive holiday decoration.
Michigan authors from around the region will be on hand all weekend to sign books and speak to fans about the passion behind their work, including Michael Glenn Monroe author of the popular children’s books M is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet, The Michigan Counting Book and A Wish to Be A Christmas Tree. Enjoy locally sourced fresh food each day from 11am to 3pm provided by Green Zebra Food Truck.
Holiday Market Author Schedule 2012Saturday Nov. 17, 2009 Market Hours 9:00am-5:00pm Time Author Signing 9:00am Monte Nagler- Monte Nagler's Michigan 10:00am Monte Nagler- Monte Nagler's Michigan 1:00pm Micheal Glenn Monroe - The Christmas Humbugs 3:00pm Mike Willinhnganz- The China Sand Wedge: A Family History of China 4:00pm Mike Willinhnganz- The China Sand Wedge: A Family History of China Sunday Nov. 18, 2009 Market Hours 10:00am-5:00pm Time Author Signing 12:00pm Wayne Brillhart - The Mystery at the Bird Feeder 1:00pm Wayne Brillhart - The Mystery at the Bird Feeder 3:00pm Micheal Glenn Monroe - The Christmas Humbugs 4:00pm Mike Willinhnganz- The China Sand Wedge: A Family History of China
Holiday Market Live Music Performances 2012Saturday Nov. 17, 2011 Market Hours 9:00am-5:00pm Time Music Group Type of Music 11:00am Tim Twiss & Friends Folk Mix 12:00pm Huron Valley Community Chorus Holiday Favorites 1:00pm Tuba Christmas 2:00pm Tuba Christmas 3:00pm Spoonful Blues Band Blues, Country, Jazz and R&B 4:00pm Spoonful Blues Band Blues, Country, Jazz and R&B
Sunday Nov. 18, 2011 Market Hours 10:00am-5:00pm Time Music Group Type of Music 12:00pm Simply Oblivious Alternative Folk & Rock 1:00pm Simply Oblivious Alternative Folk & Rock 2:00pm Bing & GW Experience Ecclectic Mix
Source: Huron Valley Council for the Arts