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Handmade Market returns

By Staff | Jul 11, 2014

The Shepherdstown Community Club 1st Weekend Handmade Market returns July 12t and13. But wait…this the second weekend. The market had to divert from its normal schedule for another great event last weekend.

Come discover a variety of outstanding handmade goods in the delightfully curated marketplace from local independent artists, designers and crafters. The featured creative makers for this weekend’s Handmade Market are: Susan Carney Art (fine art paintings, monotype prints, art cards), Center Ring Design (functional pottery, fine art and sculpture), MFJ Designs (polymer clay creations, tableware accessories), Originals by Bruce (original paintings on fire plates, saw blades, antique cutting boards), Fire Robin Farm Pottery (handcrafted pottery, mugs, bowls, platters, soap pumps), Euterpe’s Pleasure (colorful original paintings, prints, buttons, keepsake boxes), The Cottage of Herbs (herb mixes for sauces and dips, herb vinegars, teas, gift baskets), Happy Kat Glass (stained glass suncatchers and panels), Nature’s Inspirations (statement jewelry made with fair-trade components) and Creative Art and Soul (engraved stone and glass pendants, mosaic art, dog leash, necklace and key holders, etched glassware).

The Handmade Market is located at the War Memorial Building, 102 E. German Street in Shepherdstown and is open from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. The 1st Weekend Handmade Market is a wonderful celebration of handmade arts, crafts and community! For more information, visit the Shepherdstown Community Club Handmade Market Facebook page at facebook.com/SCCHandmadeMarket. The Handmade Market will resume the 1st weekend schedule August-November.

The Handmade Market is sponsored by the Shepherdstown Community Club (SCC), a non-profit community organization of men and women founded in 1945 (formerly known as the Men’s Club). Monies collected from sellers’ space fees go towards the maintenance and operation of the historic War Memorial Building, an important civic and community hub in downtown Shepherdstown, and the 21-acre public access Morgan’s Grove park. In 2013, the Handmade Market and the subsequent Christmas Bazaar raised approximately $10,000 for the Shepherdstown Community Club and the aim is to surpass that amount this year.