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Holiday Art Market 🎁🎨🛍️

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Central School Arts & Humanities Center

  • Presented By: The Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA
  • Dates: December 6, 2019 - December 8, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Central School Arts & Humanities Center
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free

Jump into the holiday shopping spirit, find handmade gifts, and support local artists at the annual Holiday Art Market at Central School, 809 Kirby St., held Friday – Sunday, Dec. 6-8.

Friday features a “sip and shop” from 3 – 7 p.m., a perfect way to end a workweek, make new friends and do some Christmas shopping! Saturday, hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., with free hot cocoa, and there will be photo opportunities with Santa. Eventgoers will also be dazzled by Santa’s holiday magic show!

Sunday rounds out the Holiday Art Market from noon – 5 p.m., complete with vendors, free hot cocoa, and photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

“We are encouraging everyone to take a peek at the incredible art that we have in Southwest Louisiana. We are fortunate to have a wide array of talented artists in the area, and during the holidays, this event helps bring the arts community together in one place so that people can easily shop for one-of-a-kind pieces to give their friends and family this holiday season,” said Morgan Turpin, Southwest Louisiana Arts & Humanities Council board president.

Artists who will be participating in the Holiday Art Market include: The Inkling Girl and Danny Allain Art (art, prints, magnets), Pixel & Ink Creative (art, prints, magnets, shirts), Ben Von Duke Original Artwork (art, prints, originals, retro Lake Charles), Le Jardin Familial (jewelry), Carolyn Kerr Art (acrylic paintings on wood), Sparrow Papercraft (papercutting art, cards, ornaments, gifts), Katherine Prejean Jewelry, Anita Athrens Pottery, Carolyn’s Creations (soaps, jellies, jams), Nana’s Storage/Wind & Sun Reflections, Unitimate Creations (jewelry, paintings), Jason Sprick Art (prints), Ten Thousand Villages, Better on the Bayou (signed books), Jim Ferguson Making a Scene, Eavy’s Incredible Edibles (sweets), Suzette Quirk (fabric crafts, baby items, kitchen items), and more vendors will also be on hand.

The Friday night “sip and shop” is sponsored by Crying Eagle Brewing Company. To learn more about the Southwest Louisiana Arts & Humanities Council, log onto or call (337) 439-2787.