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Nevada City Winter Craft Fair ~ December 15, 2013 ~ 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ~ $3.00

Winter Craft Fair poster

The Miners Foundry will present the Nevada City Craft Fair on Sunday, December 15, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  The Fair will feature unique and local handmade artisans and vintage goods.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase.  Admission is $3.00, children under 12 are free.  Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry, in person at Briar Patch Co-Op, and at the door.


This holiday season Shop Local! The Nevada City Craft Fair returns Sunday, December 15th 2013 to the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center in downtown Nevada City, CA. The independent, juried craft fair showcases Northern California’s top Etsy vendors, artisans, do-it-yourself crafters, and features their unique, handmade, original and repurposed art, clothing, accessories, jewelry, and house wares. Many of these vendors show at the esteemed Renegade Craft Fairs across the country.

Attendees can also expect to find letterpress, paper and stationery items as well as children’s things, toys, ceramics, bath products, and more. Over 60 vendors, reaching as far as Reno, Chico, Sacramento and San Francisco, plus local businesses.  We promise you’ll find something for everyone on your holiday list.

A full-bar, plus food & drinks by: Holy Mole Organic Mexican Cuisine ~ Mexican food made from scratch and using only organic ingredients, and Fable Coffee ~ a specialty micro-roaster serving; fresh, small-batch, single-origin, coffee varietals, roasted in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

Make it a weekend! This year The Nevada City Craft Fair falls on the same weekend as one of Nevada County’s most beloved holiday events, Victorian Christmas. Victorian singers, bagpipers, living nativity scene, visits with Santa Claus, vendors in costume, hot roasted chestnuts, and hot cider all happening downtown historic Nevada City, Sunday 15th from 1:30 – 6 pm.

Akim Aginksy

Akim Aginksy


The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.   The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support the Nevada County artisan community.

To support cultural programming and the preservation of the historic Miners Foundry, please become a member or make a donation today.

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Featured Artists at Artisans Festival

For over 35 years, Thanksgiving Weekend in Nevada City has featured a major art event, attracting thousands of visitors from near and far. Since 1993, this event has been Artisans Festival at Miners Foundry, hosting a small but select group of artists and craftspeople whose quality artwork has attracted a loyal and growing audience of admirers and patrons.  The Artisans Festival will be held Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day.  Admission is $3.00 and children under 16 are free.

Below are few of this year’s featured artists.

Don Augstein

Jo Stafinbil









Jack & Karen West

George Anderson










Elany Prusa

Kathryn Wronski









LeeAnn Brook

Kathy Whipple Wong













Susie Frances

Summer Thompson

Paul Steege

Martha Jones

Lynn Ludemann

Marise Cherin

Liz Collins 





Lynn Wood