It's not quite Thanksgiving yet, but it's time to start turning our thoughts towards the holidays. Get a jump on your holiday shopping by picking up unique, one of a kind handmade goodies for your friends and family at one of the upcoming Patchwork craft fairs!
After the jump, details about the Patchwork shows taking place this and next weekend.
This Sunday's November 21 Patchwork event takes place at Marine Stadium in Long Beach from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., and next Sunday's November 28 Patchwork event takes place in Santa Ana at the corner of Main and Buffalo streets. Admission and parking to both events are free, which saves you precious shopping dollars!
Patchwork Indie Arts N Crafts Festival showcases over 75 local independent artists, crafters and designers in an outdoor setting. Eat and drink from local restaurants and cafes as you listen to live music and DJs, and peruse goods from the best Southern California creators. There's something for everyone on your holiday shopping list, with clothing for men, women and kids, accessories, art, ceramics, home goods, garden finds, plushies, jewelry, paper goods, pet gear, bath and body goodies and more. There will be different vendors at each show, so make sure you check both out!
Special events at Patchwork's holiday shows include: pet portraits, eco-diy gift wrapping, solar powered music, bike valet, photo booth, on-site screenprinting and more.