Holiday Arts and Crafts
Nearly 100 regional artists and craftspeople will offer their unique creations during this year’s annual Holiday Art & Craft Festival. Presented by the Crocker Art Museum and the Creative Arts League of Sacramento, the festival is held at the Scottish Rite Center, located across from the main entrance of Sacramento State at 6151 H Street.
This year’s offerings will include jewelry, ceramics, paintings, gourmet food, holiday items and more. Delight your friends and family with local handmade gifts while supporting local artisans and the Crocker’s exhibitions and education programs.
Attendees can also enjoy delicious treats by Ambrosia Cafe. For those who want to capture the holiday spirit, there will be a Victorian Santa Claus available for a vintage photo opportunity.
The three-day festival begins on Friday, November 23, the day after Thanksgiving. Festival hours are noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 25. Admission is free for Museum members, $6 nonmembers, and $3 for students and seniors. Parking is free.
The Crocker Art Museum was the first art museum in the Western U.S. and remains one of the leading art museums in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art. The Crocker is located at 216 O Street in Downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday–Sunday; 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Thursdays. Every third Sunday of the month is “Pay What You Wish Sunday” sponsored by Western Health Advantage. For more information, call (916) 808-7000 or visit crockerartmuseum.org.