Get a jump on your holiday shopping, or pick up some handmade items or seasonal decor for yourself - you'll find it all at Morgan County area craft shows and bazaars. Churches, festivals and other groups host several fun craft shows throughout the fall and holiday season. Check our shopping listings for local boutiques, antique shops and more, Find one here that fits your schedule, or check back for additions as we'll continue to update this list throughout the season. Keep an eye on our our event calendar as the season goes on for additional seasonal events. (Also see our local favorites page for ideas on where to eat when you're in the area!)
St. Martin of Tours Annual Holiday Bazaar & Cookie Sale
November 6 is the first Saturday in November and that means it's time for the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church Annual Holiday Bazaar and Cookie Sale! Pick up holiday decor, gift items and fresh-baked cookies by the dozen. Lunch provided on site as well.
First Baptist Church Annual Craft Fair
On November 6, the Martinsville First Baptist Church on Columbus Street will host their annual Craft Fair. This event is a local tradition, featuring many local craft vendors offering handmade creations. Food will be available on site as well.
Artie Fest Holiday Craft Fair
The 5th Annual Artie Fest Holiday Craft Fair will take place on November 13 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Morgan County Fairgrounds. Dozens of craft vendors will be on hand, including some of your favorites from July's Artie Fest event! Proceeds benefit the festival and their scholarship fund.
Small Business Saturday in Downtown Martinsville
Join small businesses in downtown Martinsville and beyond for a fun passport shopping experience on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27. Pick up your passport at any participating business and shop 'til you drop... or until you get your passport completed, then drop it off at your final shop to be entered to win fun prizes! This is the perfect way to get a jump on holiday shopping and make sure you're supporting locally-owned small businesses at the same time.
Little Red Barn Market Presents "Christmas on the Farm"
Walker's Homestead will host another fun vendor event on December 4 from 9 am to 3 pm. Christmas on the Farm will feature more than 50 handmade and craft vendors, food trucks, live music, a petting zoo and crafts for the kids! Come enjoy the holiday cheer on the farm as you get a jump on your holiday shopping.
Victorian Christmas Celebration
Mooresville's annual holiday event, Victorian Christmas, includes several holiday shopping opportunities at various locations during the event. The much-loved annual tradition takes place on Dec. 4 this year. You'll find a wide variety of craft and artisan vendors with handmade wares as well as direct sales and other options. Watch for more details on specific locations on the Victorian Christmas calendar listing.
Tom Fiddlery Craft & Vendor Fair
Come out and browse as local crafters and vendors participate in a Craft and Vendor Fair at Tom Fiddlery on Saturday December 4 and Sunday, December 5. The two-day event will take place from 9 am to 5 pm on both days at Tom Fiddlery, located on Main Street in downtown Martinsville. Enjoy downtown eateries before or after shopping!
Winter Farmers Market
The Morgan County Farmers Market will host a Winter Market that will be held at the Morgan County Fairgrounds on the first and third Saturday in December, plus Holiday Market at the Art Sanctuary on Cookie Stroll Saturday, December 11. This bonus market will feature winter produce, handmade crafts and other items from local vendors.
Held each year during the Martinsville Cookie Stroll, the Morgan County Farmers Market Holiday Market will be on December 11 this year at The Art Sanctuary. As always, this will be a cookie stop and Santa will be on hand in the afternoon to take gift requests.