Published: December 5, 2012
Annual Open House/Holiday Sale. Shop for gifts made by local woodworkers, jewelry artists, painters, photographers, and other crafters, and take a look at the offerings of the Howard County Center for the Arts. 5:30-8 p.m., Dec. 7, Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, (410) 313-2787, hocoarts.org, free.
Carroll County Christmas Farmers Market. Vendors will be at the Carroll County Farmers Market to help you find gifts for the holiday season. Through Dec. 15, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Center, Westminster, carrollcountyfarmersmarket.com, free.
Downtown Holiday Craft Market. 35 craft and food vendors will sell fine art, handmade crafts, and gifts. Also enjoy lunch and live entertainment. Dec. 11-12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Center Plaza, Charles and Fayette streets, godowntownbaltimore.com, free.
First Annual Craft Extravaganza. Come to the First Annual Craft Extravaganza and get to know some locals who have started up their own businesses. There will also be lots of affordable holiday gifts for sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 8, Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, (410) 727-4808, thebmi.org, $1.
Last-Chance Holiday Craft Show. Charm City Craftivists have got your shopping list covered. Come to this show to pick up gifts and enjoy music, activities for kids, and more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 8, Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 5315 Harford Road, free.
Last Dash Sidewalk Sale. Get your last-minute shopping done at stores on Waverly’s Main Street. Dec. 22, Waverly Main Street, 32nd Street and Greenmount Avenue, waverlymainstreet.net, free.
MICA Art Market. A sale featuring original work by over 300 MICA students, alumni, faculty, and staff, including one-of-a-kind gifts from jewelry to ceramics. Through Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave., free.
Winterfest 2012 and Annual Holiday Sale. Cross some of the names off your gift list at this sale of ceramics by emerging and established area artists. Through Jan. 5, Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave., (410) 578-1919, baltimoreclayworks.org, free.