Port Coquitlam school hosts winter market

More than 100 vendors at secondary school on Nov. 19

Riverside secondary school will host its 21st annual winter market will open again for holiday shopping on Saturday, Nov. 19  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Offering seasonal items for sale by more than 100 local crafters and vendors, the market will be held at the school, located at 2215 Reeve St. in Port Coquitlam.

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The market promises a wide variety of handmade items for holiday shoppers as well as a number of vendors offering essential items for lifestyle and home use. There will be something for everyone with a selection of items including custom hats and jewellery (for men and women) soaps, essential oils, wood working gifts, chocolates, Christmas wreaths and more.

“This is our 21st annual market and we are very excited about the quality of artisans and vendors that will participate this year. We usually have over 2000 attendees,” said market co-ordinator Karen Kelt, who has been involved with planning the event for months. “Please mark this on your calendars and we will see you there.”

In addition to shopping, a bake sale and concession will be available so shoppers can grab a few goodies while shopping; there will also be a raffle of baskets full of items from all crafters and vendors.

All proceeds from the Market will benefit the dry grad celebration of the upcoming 2017 graduating class, promoting a safe celebration for them to enjoy.

For further information, visit www.facebook.com/riversidecraftfair.



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