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45th Annual Christmas Show and Sale (2017)

Unique Items by Local Crafters

Our 45th Annual Christmas Show and Sale was at the Staples Plaza at 254 North Plainfield Road, Route 12A, West Lebanon, New Hampshire from November 16 to December 24, 2017.

Raffle to Support Our Annual Scholarship

Linda Herd, our winner, with her basket full of giftsLinda Herd, our winner, with her basket full of gifts

This year our raffle was valued at over $1,300 and consisted of a gift basket filled with items donated by our members. Photos of some of the raffle items are included in our show photos listed below.

Congratulations to our 2017 winner, Linda Herd!

Since 1999 we have paid over $14,000 to local students who are pursuing an education in the arts through our annual Lebanon Art and Crafts Association Scholarship in Memory of Alden Burt. In 2017 the recipients were Angelica V. Kirk from Sunapee Middle High School and Benjamin A. Gerow from Lebanon High School.

The raffle drawing was held Thursday, December 21.

Show and Raffle Items 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 photos from the show are on the 2017 Show Participants page.

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

Photo of our storefront and the Staples Plaza signage plus a list of the items that people will find at our store. Our raffle prize this year is a large basket of homemade gifts donated from each of our members valued at over $1,300. Hand-painted sewing kit and ceramic cup Decorative snowman, 3-D printed earrings, Beaded necklace Holiday dish towel, ceramic beaker, baby's changing mat, stuffed rocking horse Handmade doll, goat milk body lotion, moose ornament Handmade doll dress, hand-painted loon storage box Snowman ornament, warm crocheted hat, set of greeting cards, colorful knit scarf Stained glass loon ornament, pine cone ornament, quilled art, crocheted baby afghan Decorative snowman, floral table centerpiece plus the full basket which includes honey, lemongrass soap, table napkins, and more! Booth photos from these members:  Kathleen Curwen, Susan Cutting, and Marianne Fassett Booth photos from these members:  Lisa Gray, Garrick Ippolito, and Joyce LaPorte Booth photos from these members:  Lois Taitague, Shirley Wahl, and Terry Fitzpatrick Booth photos from these members:  Janice Estes, Fay Youells, and Sandra Dickau Booth photos from these members:  Jane Oakes, Heather Burgess, and Chelsea McDowell Booth photos from these members:  Helen Miller-Shapiro and Kay Mariotti Booth photos from these members:  Valerie Hill, Carl Hill, and Barbara Richmond Booth photos from these members:  Dorothy Hayes and Chris Wagner Booth photos from these members:  Jean McGrath and Laurel Pollard Booth photos from these members:  Cindy Fluette and Erika Konkel Our members participating in the show

Thank You

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

Opening Reception

We held an opening reception on Wednesday, November 15 from 6 pm to 8 pm where new and returning customers were treated with a first look at the items available for purchase this year.

Radio Promotion

Lebanon Art & Crafts Association sincerely thanks Matt Cross of WNTK/WUVR for helping with radio promotions on his radio stations this year.

WNTK's Keith Hanson interviewed Lebanon Art and Crafts Associaton Vice President Dorothy Hayes on First Look on Wednesday, November 15.