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44th Annual Christmas Show and Sale (2016)

Handcrafted Gifts for Everyone on Your List!

Our 44th Annual Christmas Show and Sale was at the Staples Plaza at 254 North Plainfield Road, Route 12A, West Lebanon, New Hampshire from November 17 to December 24, 2016.

Member Participation

More member product photos and biographies are on the Members page.

Scroll down this page for a general photo slideshow.

Hours

Print Promotion

Lebanon Art & Crafts Association was featured in the December Valley News Enterprise on page 29.

Here is a link to the publication.

Radio Promotion

Lebanon Art & Crafts Association sincerely thanks Bob Sherman of Great Eastern Radio for arranging and HOME Partners for 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

Thank You

Our sincere thanks to Peter Johnson and Bruce Waters who helped us with the show location this year.

Raffle

This year we had 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 was held December 22, 2016.

Raffle Item Photo

Anna Miner of Sunapee, NH won the painted outdoor bench made by LACA member Ken Hall.

Adirondack chair made by Ken Hall

Lisa Gibbons of Chester, VT won the box comprised of donations by our members including the advent calendar, wooden goblets, seed bombs, jewelry, soap, and more. Also included in this prize was the decorative hand-painted sleigh shown at right.

 

Basket comprised of donations by our members.
Also included also won the decorative hand-painted sleigh as seen on the right. (2) Decorative hand-painted sleigh

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 featured at the store this year.

More member photos are on the Members page.

Click the photo to pause the slide show; move your mouse away from the photo to restart.

On the left is the entrance to the Staples Plaza featuring our bright Lebanon Art & Crafts flag.  On the right is the storefront entrance. Our raffle items this year starting at clockwise from top left: (1) wooden bench, box filled with gifts made by the LACA members, and a wooden sleigh;  (2, 3) close up of the items in the box; and (4) a hand-painted sleigh. Barbara Richmond's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) placemats; (3) purses; (4) and doll clothes. Chris Wagner's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) ornaments; (3) knit and crocheted scarves; and (4) origami.  Cindy Fluette's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) back and tummy packs; (3) potpourri angels; and (4) purses. Dorothy Hayes' space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) hand-knit dishcloths, napkins, and placemats; (3) angels; and (4) wall hangings. Erika Konkel's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) pull toys; (3) cloth napkins; and (4) pet beds. Fay Youells' space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) loon wall art; (2) wooden cardinal Christmas ornaments; (3) owl tissue holder; and (4) painted glassware. Garrick Ippolito's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of his booth; (2) self-designed scroll work; (3) wooden state plaques; and (4) wooden unpainted Christmas ornaments. Jane Oakes' space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) spring floral arrangements; (3) Christmas wall art; and (4) fall/winter wreath. Jean McGrath's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) Christmas table floral arrangement; (3) Kleenex holders (suitable for large Kleenex); and (4) cat door stops. Jen Lucier's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) Christmas cards; (3) Christmas ornaments that double as stocking stuffers; and (4) gift boxes. Joyce LaPorte's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) tea cup bird feeders; (3) bracelets; and (4) cat toys. Kay Mariotti's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) Kay's famous felted and crochet's bears; (3) chipmunk Christmas ornament; and (4) crocheted hats. Lisa Gray's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) seed bombs (annuals seeds encased in potting soil and air dried clay); (3) popsicle shaped soap; and (4) handmade strawberry jam. Lois Taitague's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) macrame hemp/cotton cords; (3) bracelets; and (4) earrings and necklackes with macrame cording. Nicole Dunham's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) ache relief and foot and sore muscle lotions; (3) tangerine lemon bath bombs and shower fizzies; (4) goat's milk body butter. Sandra Dickau's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) painted decorative plate; (2) hand-sewn clutch purses; (3) all-season nature cards; (4) hand-painted ornaments. Shirley Wahl's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) cloth gift envelopes; (3) reversible place mats; (4) exercise 'blocks', part of her series of fun gifts and stocking stuffers. Susan Cutting's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of her booth; (2) gift bags with honey and maple syrup samplers; (3) creamed honey and New Hampshire maple syrup; (4) sample of one of the many beeswax candles at her booth. Valerie and Carl Hill's space this year (clockwise from top left):  (1) overview of their booth; (2) hand-turned wooden bowls; (3) all-season gift cards; (4) trivets/coasters that feature their photography.
On the left is the entrance to the Staples Plaza featuring our bright Lebanon Art & Crafts flag. On the right is the storefront entrance.
Our raffle items this year starting at clockwise from top left: (1) wooden bench, box filled with gifts made by the LACA members, and a wooden sleigh; (2, 3) close up of the items in the box; and (4) a hand-painted sleigh.
Barbara Richmond's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) placemats; (3) purses; (4) and doll clothes.
Chris Wagner's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) ornaments; (3) knit and crocheted scarves; and (4) origami.
Cindy Fluette's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) back and tummy packs; (3) potpourri angels; and (4) purses.
Dorothy Hayes' space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) hand-knit dishcloths, napkins, and placemats; (3) angels; and (4) wall hangings.
Erika Konkel's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) pull toys; (3) cloth napkins; and (4) pet beds.
Fay Youells' space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) loon wall art; (2) wooden cardinal Christmas ornaments; (3) owl tissue holder; and (4) painted glassware.
Garrick Ippolito's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of his booth; (2) self-designed scroll work; (3) wooden state plaques; and (4) wooden unpainted Christmas ornaments.
Jane Oakes' space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) spring floral arrangements; (3) Christmas wall art; and (4) fall/winter wreath.
Jean McGrath's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) Christmas table floral arrangement; (3) Kleenex holders (suitable for large Kleenex); and (4) cat door stops.
Jen Lucier's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) Christmas cards; (3) Christmas ornaments that double as stocking stuffers; and (4) gift boxes.
Joyce LaPorte's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) tea cup bird feeders; (3) bracelets; and (4) cat toys.
Kay Mariotti's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) Kay's famous felted and crochet's bears; (3) chipmunk Christmas ornament; and (4) crocheted hats.
Lisa Gray's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) seed bombs (annuals seeds encased in potting soil and air dried clay); (3) popsicle shaped soap; and (4) handmade strawberry jam.
Lois Taitague's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) macrame hemp/cotton cords; (3) bracelets; and (4) earrings and necklackes with macrame cording.
Nicole Dunham's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) ache relief and foot and sore muscle lotions; (3) tangerine lemon bath bombs and shower fizzies; (4) goat's milk body butter.
Sandra Dickau's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) painted decorative plate; (2) hand-sewn clutch purses; (3) all-season nature cards; (4) hand-painted ornaments.
Shirley Wahl's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) cloth gift envelopes; (3) reversible place mats; (4) exercise "blocks", part of her series of fun gifts and stocking stuffers.
Susan Cutting's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of her booth; (2) gift bags with honey and maple syrup samplers; (3) creamed honey and New Hampshire maple syrup; (4) sample of one of the many beeswax candles at her booth.
Valerie and Carl Hill's space this year (clockwise from top left): (1) overview of their booth; (2) hand-turned wooden bowls; (3) all-season gift cards; (4) trivets/coasters that feature their photography.