For the sixth year in a row, lovers of art, crafts and the curious will gather in the dark belly of the Native Sons Hall in Courtenay for the annual Elevate Winter Bazaar.
This Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9, 40 carefully selected creators of beautiful, breathtaking and bizarre art and craft will descend on downtown Courtenay. This highly anticipated craft fair offers attendees the opportunity to discover enticing, intriguing and unusual works from inspired local artisans.
A new special Friday evening event features the sounds of DJ Selector Sproutsonic, delicious elixirs, a card-making cavern and a unique night-time craft fair shopping opportunity! The Elevate Bazaar runs Friday Dec. 8 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Then on Saturday Dec. 9, the bazaar runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and features tasty snacks and hot beverages infused with delicious local flavours, hands-on art and craft activities, readings, DJ’s, and incredible offerings from the talented hands and minds of our community.
From leather, woodwork, stones, metalwork, jewelry, bones, screen prints and art to heavenly libations, candles, honey, oils, buttons and clothing – there is something for absolutely everyone on your shopping list at the bazaar.
If you’re looking for the place to inspire the fire in your creative heart and to discover unique creations from local artists, the Elevate Winter Bazaar is the perfect destination this weekend. Stay for awhile and make some art yourself in our hands-on art cave, visit with friends and neighbours and enjoy the diverse creative talent that calls the Comox Valley home.
Admission to the bazaar is by donation. One hundred per cent of donations support barrier-freefree, street level, pop up events created throughout the year and across the Comox Valley by the Elevate Consortium. elevatethearts.com.