You’ll never be able to say there’s nothing to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky – craft show season is here. From handmade crafts and goods to antiques and vintage fare, you can find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list at these fun events.
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House of Santa Mouse Craft Show, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, St. John Neumann Church, 12191 Mill Road, Springfield Township. Daniel Hall. Handmade unique crafts by local crafters. Baked goods. Free admission. 513-825-2828.
Indoor Holiday Flea Market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Prince of Peace School, 625 W. Pike St., Covington. Holiday decorations and gifts for all holidays, household items and furniture. Benefits Prince of Peace Tuition Fund. Free admission. 859-431-5153.
Fabulous Fall Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Mount Healthy United Methodist Church, 7612 Perry St., Mount Healthy. Fellowship Hall. Crafts, theme baskets, homemade candy and luncheon selections. Benefits Mount Healthy Missions. Free. 513-931-5827.
Villa Madonna Academy Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Villa Madonna Academy, 2500 Amsterdam Road, Villa Hills. Gym. Over 70 crafters plus large bake sale and concession stand with variety of food choices. $3. 859-380-7508.
Craft Boutique, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion Mount Washington Post 484, 1837 Sutton Ave., Mount Washington. Local crafters, bake sale. Lunch available 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Benefits veterans, scholarships and community programs. Free. 513-231-3572.
Holiday Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion Post 72, 497 Old Ohio 74, Mount Carmel. Local artisans offer products from salsa and jams to jewelry to handmade one-of-a-kind items. Benefits American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Free admission. 513-843-5371.
Arts and Craft Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Safe Haven Farms, 5970 No Man’s Road, Middletown. Unique handmade crafts. Visit with farm animals and tour greenhouses and gardens. Benefits Safe Haven Farms. Free. safehavenfarms.org.
Intergalactic Bead Jewelry Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville. Find unique beads at great prices and exhibitors offering helpful advice. See quality and value of beads and gemstones before you buy. $4, free ages 12 and under. 888-729-6904; www.beadshows.com.
Antiques, Crafts and Cool Rides, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., The Bandstand, Western Ave. and Susanna Way, New Richmond. Bandstand Park. Antiques and crafts vendors, cruise-in of vintage and antique cars, food, music, games. Free. 513-515-8751.
Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mount Washington United Methodist Church, 6365 Corbly Road, Mount Washington. Over 35 vendors and crafters, silent auction, bake sale, concessions and more. Free admission. 513-231-6020; www.mtwashumc.org.
St Henry District High School Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Henry District High School, 3755 Scheben Drive, Erlanger. 130 craft vendors, bakery booth and raffles. Senior citizen discounted admission price of $1 from 1-3 p.m. $2. 859-525-0255.
Turkey Dinner, Craft Boutique and Quilt Raffle, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Paul United Church of Christ, 5312 Old Blue Rock Road, Colerain Township. Holiday craft boutique and quilt raffle. $10, $4 ages under 12. 513-385-9077; www.stpaulucccolerain.org.
Traci Fletcher-Garrett Memorial Vendor Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Remember When Portraits, 62 W. Foster Maineville Road, Maineville. 2nd and 3rd floor. Over 20 different vendors, bake sale and silent auction. Free. 513-313-3959.
St. Paul UCC North College Hill Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Paul United Church of Christ-North College Hill, 6997 Hamilton Ave., North College Hill. Handmade crafts, vendors, basket raffle. Kids corner to make ornaments. Plenty of parking. Free. 513-266-6890; www.stpaulnch.com.
Craft Show and Bazaar, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Winton Woods High School, 1231 W. Kemper Road, Forest Park. Crafters and vendors. $500 cash grand prize. Bake sale and lunch available. Benefits Forest Park Women’s Club scholarship fund. Free admission. 513-588-4920; www.forestparkwomensclub.org.
Fall in to your Holiday Shopping Event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., One Way Farm Children’s Home, 6131 River Road, Fairfield. 20 crafters and vendors. Free. 513-829-3276; bit.ly/2ecAJTu.
Shop with Friends at the Donauschwaben, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Donauschwaben Haus, 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Colerain Township. Main Hall. Variety of vendors and crafters displaying wares. Raffle, food, and refreshments. Benefits Donauschwaben Youth and Kinder Dancing Groups. $3. pre-sale tickets available 513-385-2098.
American Legion Post 194 Peddlers Fair, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 10, American Legion Post 194, 401 Reading Road, Mason. Legion Hall. Arts and crafts from multiple vendors. Free. 513-492-9172.
PTO Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Anderson High School, 7560 Forest Road, Anderson Township. Over 120 booths with all types of crafters and artists selling their wares. Breakfast items, lunch items, bake sale and raffle. Free. 513-232-2772.
Country Store, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 8101 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Parish Hall. Unique handcrafted items for adults, children and the home. Raffle items available. Benefits Interparish Ministry, YWCA House of Peace, Diocesan Camporship, sponsorship child at El Hogar in Honduras and parish outreach programs. Free. 513-474-4445; www.sainttimothys.com.
St. Joseph PTO Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Joseph School, 4011 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring. Memorial Hall and Gymnasium. Local artisans, crafters and vendors. $3. 859-240-5774.
Kindervelt Krafts, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Mary School, 2845 Erie Ave., Hyde Park. Holiday market of items hand-crafted by Kindervelt members throughout Greater Cincinnati; all proceeds support Children’s Hospital’s new Kindervelt Psychiatric Emergency Assessment Center. Benefits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Free. 513-922-5292; bit.ly/2drN9H9.
Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Batesville Primary School, Ind. 46 West, Batesville, Ind. Over 100 vendors sell seasonal decorations, jewelry, crafts and more. Raffles, homemade goodies. Free admission. 812-934-2374; batesvilleholidaybazaar.com.
Craft Fair, 1-5 p.m., Martial Arts America Amelia, 3351 St Rt 132, Amelia. Over 25 local vendors, crafters and other gifting services. Concessions, bake sale, raffles and more. Free. 513-314-8642; bit.ly/2dtcgYk.
Holiday Art Sale, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Mud Slinger Studio, 6888 Clubside Drive, Loveland. Handmade pottery, original jewelry, original paintings and prints, and many more unique, locally made items. Free parking and refreshments. 513-697-7070; www.holidayartsale.com.
Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. More than 100 displays from one-of-a-kind boutiques and specialty retailers. $9, free ages 12 and under with paying adult. 513-797-7900; cincinnatiholidaymarket.com.
PRP Craft and Gift Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pleasant Run Presbyterian Church, 11565 Pippin Road, Colerain Township. Crafts, gift items, themed raffle baskets, lunch, baked goods and homemade candy. Free. 513-868-8596.
Deck the Halls Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Church, 20 De Sales Ave., Lebanon. Crafts, baked goods, grandma’s attic items, children’s craft workshop, silent auction, basket raffles, pictures with Santa, lunch and more. Free. 513-932-2601.
Church Mouse House Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., First Christian Church, 1031 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas. Handmade items by area artists and crafters. Homemade soup and corn bread, hot dogs and barbecue, beverages and baked goods. Quilt silent auction. Free admission. 859-441-8658; www.fortthomasdisciples.com.
Angel Bazaar and Turkey Dinner, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 5433 Madison Road, Madisonville. Holiday crafts, country store, gift items. Turkey dinner, 5-7 p.m. Benefits Women’s Ministry Fund. Dinner: $7, $5 small portion. 513-271-4147.
Christkindlmarkt, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Germania Society of Cincinnati, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Colerain Township. In heated pavilion. German food, crafts, candy, ornaments, carriage rides, entertainment and more. $3, free ages 12 and under and all active and retired military with I.D. 513-742-0060; www.germaniasociety.com.
Sycamore Arts Crafts Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore High School, 7400 Cornell Road, Montgomery. Over 200 vendors and artists. Music, food, raffle and more. Benefits Sycamore Community Schools’ instrument departments. Free. 513-686-1770; www.sbobartandcraftshow.weebly.com.
Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Queen City Clay, 3130 Wasson Road, Oakley. Over 50 local artists sell handmade pottery and ceramic sculpture. Free. 513-871-2529; bit.ly/2b39NUO.
Crazy During the Holidays Craft Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Day Heights Firemans Building, 1313 Ohio State Route 131, Milford. Free. 513-675-3708; www.hometowncraftshows.com.
Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center, 2820 Bearcat Way, University Heights. Gymnasium. Indie craft show with over 100 makers, plus live DJ, hands-on craft activities, food and swag bags of crafty goodies for first 100 shoppers. Free. 513-556-0671.
Holiday Bazaar, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. One stop shop for holiday gift giving needs. Many craft and vendors. Free. 513-675-6705; on.fb.me/1lTr6ri.
Holiday Open House, 6-9 p.m., Whistle Stop Clay Works, 119 Harrison St., Loveland. Locally made pottery, conversation, food and wine. Artists answer questions and take special orders. Free parking. Free admission. 513-683-2529; www.whistlestopclayworks.com.
Greater Cincinnati Winterfair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. Holiday artists’ market. Featuring artists from across the nation working in ceramics, metal, jewelry, photography, painting, glass and more. $7, free ages 12 and under. 614-486-7119; www.winterfair.org.
Holiday Craft Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Drive, Sharonville. Over 35 craft booths. Concessions for sale. Free. 513-563-2895, ext. 7101.
La Salle High School Craft Fair, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., La Salle High School, 3091 North Bend Road, Green Township. Holiday craft fair featuring 100 different vendors selling jewelry, fiber, wood, paintings, photography and craft items. Bake sale, cafe and raffle too. $2. 513-741-3000.
Christmas Bazaar Craft Fair and Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, 6388 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, Liberty Township. Family Life Center. Handcrafted gifts and decorations and other vendors. Donations of nonperishable food for food pantry welcomed. Benefits God’s Bounty Ministry. Free. 513-777-4448; bethanyumchurch.org.
Scrappin’ at Highlands for the Holidays, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, Highlands Middle School, 2350 Memorial Parkway, Fort Thomas. Middle School Gymnasium. Ugly Christmas sweater contest, raffles, split the pot, door prizes and more. Breakfast, lunch, dinner included. Get 18 hours of work done on your craft and shop vendors. Benefits Highlands Band Association. $60 both days, $25 Fri. only, $45 Sat. only. Registration required. 859-916-0030.
Homespun Christmas, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Denver Place Elementary School, 291 Lorish Ave., Wilmington. Over 60 crafters. Free. 937-725-5868.
St. John Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester Township. 3 buildings filled with crafts and gifts for holidays. Homemade baked goods. Lunch available. Free. 513-777-6433; www.stjohnwc.org.
Showcase of Arts, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Mariemont. The Barn. Ornaments, jewelry, soaps, ceramics, paper creations, paintings, stained glass and more. Treats, holiday music, wood toys, knit wearables, and fresh holiday wreaths. Benefits The WACC Foundation. Free. 513-272-3700; www.artatthebarn.org.
Country Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Venice Presbyterian Church, 4244 Layhigh Road, Ross. Craft vendors, door prizes and bake sale. Lunch available. 513-738-1317.
Hamilton Christmas Gift Show, 11-7 p.m., Butler County Fairgrounds, 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton. Dozens of vendors, free gift wrapping, pictures with Santa, entertainment and more. $2. 513-284-6617.