Check out this selection of Memphis holiday markets to get you in the seasonal spirit while finding some great gifts made by regional artisans.
Brooks Museum of Art
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will hold its Holiday Artist Market on Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6. Saturday’s event is a preview sale that will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday’s public sale, which is free to attend, is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The market will feature nearly 50 regional artists who have been selected to sell original art.
The annual WRJ-Temple Israel Sisterhood Chanukah Marketplace will be held Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1376 E. Massey Road. The event will feature menorahs, candles, dreidels, children’s games, toys, books and gelt. Proceeds help the Sisterhood provide funding to Temple Israel.
Crafts and Drafts
The Memphis Flyer’s Crafts and Drafts is a free curated exhibition and sale of handmade arts and crafts in its first year. The event will be Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Autumn Avenue and North Watkins Street in the parking lot behind Crosstown Arts.
Junior League Merry Marketplace
The Junior League Merry Marketplace will be Nov. 12-14 at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. In its 15th year in 2015, the annual Junior League Merry Marketplace features unique handmade gifts from more than 60 merchants while making an impact in the community.
Every ticket purchased promotes the organization’s mission to support the community by improving the lives of women and children in need. General shopping is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, and Saturday, Nov. 14. There will be a special Girls Night Out from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.
Memphis Arts Collective
The Memphis Arts Collective will host the 2015 Holiday Show at 1501 Union Ave. from Nov. 27 through Dec. 24.
Memphis Farmers Market
The Memphis Farmers Market will hold a one-day holiday market on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Memphis Indie Holiday Market
The third annual Memphis Indie Holiday Market will be Saturday, Dec. 12, at Muddy’s Bake Shop in Midtown from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The curated market features a wide selection of artisans and vendors.
The Metal Museum Holiday Store will be open from Nov. 20 through Jan. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum will feature handmade metal items such as jewelry and ornaments throughout the holidays.
Modern Handmade Memphis
Modern Handmade Memphis will host Christmas on the Island in Harbor Town. The grand opening for the holiday popup shop will be Saturday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. The shop will be at 103 Harbor Town Square across from Miss Cordelia’s. The shop will be open Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. It will be open daily the week of Christmas.
Sunday Funday Art Show
The Sunday Funday Art Show at High Cotton Brewing Co. in Downtown’s Edge District will be Sunday, Nov.
15, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Several local artists will be on hand selling their various works.