Announcing Our 44th Annual Christmas Show and Sale
Below is our daily Christmas Show schedule:
Note that we do not have meetings in November or December due to our Christmas Show and Sale.
2016 Board Members
President — Sandra Dickau
Vice President — Dorothy Hayes
Treasurer — Jane Oakes
Assistant Treasurer — Joyce LaPorte
Secretary — Lisa Gray
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Lebanon Art and Crafts Association
P.O. Box 188
Lebanon, NH 03766
2016 Christmas Show and Sale Photos
Thank you to Duane Cook from Benning Street Square, Inc., who helped us with our 2014 and 2015 shows on Benning Street in West Lebanon, NH.
Thank you to Richard Houle from the Beverage King who helped us with the set up of our 2013 show next to Abby's Closet.
The Lebanon Art and Crafts Association wishes to express our thanks to the owners of various store fronts who have been gracious enough to allow us to rent space for our annual Christmas show and sale for all the years we have been organized. We sincerely thank Lebanon College for use of their space for our 2012 show.
Special thanks to the W. S. Weiner Dev. from Massachusetts, owner of the Upper Valley Shopping Plaza who have helped us to put our show in operation for several years including 2007-2011.
Handcrafted Gifts for Everyone On Your List!
Our 44th Annual Christmas Show and Sale is going on now at the Staples Plaza at 254 North Plainfield Road, Route 12A, West Lebanon, New Hampshire until December 24, 2016.
This year we have two items in our raffle: (1) a painted outdoor bench made by Ken Hall and (2) an LACA sampler filled with items made by our members including the sleigh that you see below. Click on the photos for a larger photo.
The raffle drawing is December 22.
The proceeds of our raffle goes to our Lebanon Art and Crafts Association Scholarship in Memory of Alden Burt, which since 1999 has given away over $13,000 to qualified high school seniors pursuing a degree in the arts.
Show and Sale Photo Slideshow
All items below were carefully and proudly handmade by the members listed. These photos are only a sample of the variety of items that you will find at our store this year.
More photos of our members' crafts are on the Members page off of the 2016 Show page. Photos are added over the course of the show.
Click the photo to pause the slide show; move your mouse away from the photo to restart.
We are in the Staples plaza in the former Encore Books location in West Lebanon. For directions, please use the map below or use this Google link.
- Sunday through Thursday 10 am to 6 pm
- Friday and Saturday 10 am to 8 pm
Lebanon Art & Crafts Association was featured in the December Valley News Enterprise on page 29.
Lebanon Art & Crafts Association sincerely thanks Bob Sherman of Great Eastern Radio for arranging and HOME Partners of sponsoring radio advertising on WGXL 92.3 to support our current Christmas Show and Sale in the Staples Plaza in West Lebanon.
WNTK's Keith Hanson interviewed Lebanon Art and Crafts Associaton Vice President Dorothy Hayes on Live and Local in the Morning on Friday, December 2.
While at Our Show
- Purchase a raffle ticket to support our scholarship fund for area high school students pursuing a degree in the arts. Raffle winners will be notified before Christmas.
- Pick up a scholarship application for your graduating senior pursuing a degree in the arts.
- Join our mailing list to receive an invitation to next year's show.
- Pick up a membership application to join LACA with your crafts in 2017.
Our sincere thanks to Peter Johnson and Bruce Waters who helped us with the show location this year.
The Lebanon Art and Crafts Association (LACA) is a cooperative membership organization based in the Upper Valley area of New Hampshire.
The active and helpful members of LACA represent a wide variety of crafts and craft people in the Upper Valley.
Types of Membership
We offer the following two types of membership:
- Individual: "Anyone actively involved in the pursuit of art or crafts and who expects to take an active part in the Association may become a member upon payment of dues."
- Group: "A group of up to three individuals engaged in collaboratively producing arts or crafts...Group Memberships of more than three individuals shall be approved by the Board.")
Lebanon Art and Crafts Association Scholarship in Memory of Alden Burt
Each May we select a deserving high school senior who shows a proficiency in the arts and will be pursuing the arts as their minor or major in college. Since 1999, LACA has donated over $13,000 to local area schools. These funds are generated from sales and raffles at our annual Christmas show, which is located in rented space somewhere in the Upper Valley.
The latest application is listed on our Applications page.