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. Find one here that fits your schedule, or check back for additions to our event calendar as the season goes on. (Also, see our Fall Festivals post for fall festivals with vendor booths.)
On Saturday, September 30, there will be a Crafter's Market at Hoosier Harvest Church in Martinsville featuring handmade items from dozens of artisans.
Apple Festival & Craft Fair
On September 30 and October 1, the annual Apple Festival & Craft Fair will take place at Anderson Orchard in Mooresville. Enjoy shopping more than 50 booths as well as traditional orchard activities.
Winter Farmers Market
Every other week, beginning October 14 at Keller Hall, the Morgan County Farmers Market will host a Winter Market, featuring winter produce, handmade crafts and other items from local vendors.
6th Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Fair
October 21, the Corinth Baptist Church Crafters will host their 6th annual Fall Craft and Vendor Fair. Visitors are welcome and will enjoy the beautiful scenic drive to get there!
St. Martin of Tours Annual Holiday Bazaar & Cookie Sale
November 4 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.
Women's Scrapbooking & Craft Weekend
Mooresville Arts Partnership hosts this fun annual scrapbooking and craft weekend in Mooresville, November 10-12. Participants can come for the day, or even camp out (inside) to spend the night! Grab your girlfriends and plan for a weekend of crafty fun.
Artie Fest Craft Fair
The first ever Artie Fest Holiday Craft Fair will take place on November 11 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.
First Baptist Church Annual Craft Fair
On November 11, 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.
Footsteps Montessori Craft & Gift Fair
Footsteps Montessori Preschool will host their annual Craft and Gift Fair on November 11 at the South Central REMC Building on Morton Avenue. Snacks will also be available on site.
Mooresville Christian Academy Arts & Crafts Fair
From 9 am to 3 pm on November 11, the Mooresville Christian Academy will host a school full of artisan booths! Admission is free, vendor products will be raffled every hour AND Santa will be available for photos from 11 am to 2 pm!
Small Business Saturday Marketplace
Each year, on Small Business Saturday, November 25 this year, the Art Sanctuary of Indiana invites local vendors and small businesses to set up in the sanctuary so shoppers can find them all in one place. You'll find locally made soaps, beautiful wooden ink pens, jewelry and so much more!
The Annual Victorian Christmas celebration on Dec. 2 in Mooresville always features lots of fun craft vendors, both in the downtown area and at the Mooresville Arts Partnership location on Indianapolis Road.
Held each year during the Martinsville Cookie Stroll, the Morgan County Farmers Market Holiday Market will be on December 9 this year at Keller Hall, located at the corner of Washington and Sycamore Streets. As always, this will be a cookie stop and Santa will be on hand in the afternoon to take gift requests.