Kentucky Krafts is a small business located in the heart of Bourbon County in Kentucky. The artist in residence, Walt Sullivan, is primarily known for his political work, but as with all things, change is inevitable and Walt has branched out and embraced photography and watercolor as mediums of expression. His artwork draws you into the scene and you can feel the heat of the sun, the flicker of the breeze and the coolness of the shade in the trees.
Red Rocker Candy, LLC makes hand-made Rocking Chair Mix®, toffee, brittles, chocolates and more in Troy, Virginia. In business since 2002, the company is guided by the old-fashioned values of family, quality, goodness and customer enjoyment. Red Rocker CandyTM products bring back the flavors and sentiment of times-gone-by when it was acceptable to eat a rich treat, it was paramount to use only the finest ingredients and making something by hand still meant something. Owner Sue Charney is pleased to present hand-made candies "from my front porch to yours!"
Maranatha Alpaca Farm uses alpaca fleece to make soft, handmade and manufactured alpaca items from the US and South America. They have a variety of Alpaca products such as capes, fur hats, scarves, gloves and mittens, sweaters, socks, yarns-both natural and dyed, stuffed Alpaca toys, teddy bears and finger puppets along with Alpaca activity books which are educational as well as entertaining.
Dyanna's Boutique prides themselves on providing the highest quality, affordable designer inspired jewelry. Whether you're searching for vintage and boutique styles, fashion jewelry, or a look from the Red Carpet, we're confident you can find it here! Have a special request? Speak to Dyanna's Boutique who can help you with anything ranging from a special custom piece to outfitting a bridal party.
The D-Graters are more than plates, they are part of a unique cooking culture that stretches the Mediterranean. They are hand made, and hand painted by Spanish artisans who are part of an industry that has been creating pottery, tiles and ceramics for a millennium! Grate cheese, chocolate, nutmeg, root ginger, breadcrumbs, lemon zest and much more! You can grate garlic that is as spreadable and pliable as butter! Use it for sauces, soups, stews, marinades and in dipping oils! Come for the live demonstrations! These are back by popular demand!
All About the Beverage is just as the name suggests, everything in this booth is beverage related! Offering a variety of unique wine accessories and bar ware gifts…you can’t go wrong buying a gift from here! With cheese trays made from recycled bottles, neoprene wine, beer and solo cup koozies and purses that second as a wine cooler, regular coolers and ice buckets! There is even wine art from a local artist and much more besides!
Capital Teas is a fifth generation fine tea merchants. Their mission? To inspire people through the wonders of tea, one cup at a time! This company dates back to 1890, when great-great-grandfather, Francis Van Reyk, oversaw one of the first tea estates to be planted on Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). This company really know their teas! Come and try the highest quality teas and infusions from around the world and really impress your guests this Christmas!
Fredericksburg Country Club, 11031 Tidewater Trail,
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
November 21st - 9am-5pm
$4 online, $5 at the door
(Children under 12 are FREE)
Merry Market is a two-day shopping extravaganza, bringing together a host of smaller, boutique-style vendors with a variety of unique and custom items, many of which are usually only available online.
These items will be available to see, touch and take home on the spot. You will have the added benefit of talking directly to the artisans who make and sell these many, one-of-a-kind items.
Saturday offers casual shopping for everyone, but Friday is a special ladies night event, Jingle Bell Cocktail. This will be the first chance to preview and shop the wares at Merry Market 2015 and we like to open with a bang!
Jingle Bell Cocktail is an exclusive ticketed event where guests will enjoy their shopping experience with fabulous friends while enjoying a cocktail or two, passed hor d'oeurves and a silent auction.
Agape Pearls travel to China once or twice a year to purchase cultured freshwater pearls directly from the pearl farms. They make the pearl jewelry here in Virginia, using sterling silver in both traditional (single strand of pearls) and contemporary (illusion necklaces) styles. Their sole focus is pearl jewelry - necklaces, earrings, rings, and bracelets.
Jewelry Parties by Holly, offers a unique collection of natural stone, fresh water pearls and metal jewelry. Creative designs for both the casual look and those special occasions. Pair your jewelry selection from an array of cotton and silk scarves to complete your look!
Branch York Design use only the finest semiprecious gems, handmade sterling silver, leather, and silk to create one of a kind, individually crafted pieces. They mix media in an unusual fashion to create eclectic yet sophisticated wearable art. Pieces are layered together and look equally as well layered with some of the famous jewelry designers on the market today.
Lydia’s specializes in personalized gifts & personalized stationery. Reflect your individual style by giving a gift with that special touch that separates you from the crowd. Donna and Lisa are always happy to talk “embroidery” on any of their products. Each tote, towel, linen and baby item is specially selected to ensure they look good when monogrammed by their trained staff.
A woman can literally get dressed from head to toe at Monkee's of Fredericksburg, which offers a fabulous selection of casual, dressy and anywhere in between outfits. Offering contemporary and fashionable clothes with names such as: Lilly Pulitzer, Joy Joy and Jade, Laundry by Sheli Segal, Ali Ro, Donna Morgan, Hudson Jeans, Joe's Jeans, DL1961, Jude Connally, Elizabeth Mckay, Lilla P, Design History and more! Shoes and boots by Tory Burch, Hunter, Frye, Lilly Pulitzer and Jack Rogers and great accessories by many designers too! All these designers in one place!
Lennikin Crafts is run by Len, a stay-at-home-mum who loves crafts! She makes items that reflect her interests, which include custom made chalk boards, travel cases, hair accessories, personalized name plates, felt toys, bags, teddies, aprons and much, much more! You really have to see her items in person!
Wildtree offers the highest quality herbs, spices and culinary blends that are free of preservatives, additives and fillers to promote a healthier lifestyle. With many delicious blends for adding flavor to your everyday dishes, or to give you some creativity to branch out and try new ideas, these ladies are on hand to help! Not too mention they always bring a variety of mouthwatering samples for you to taste too, which are not available online!
November 20th - 6:30pm-10pm
Price includes 2 cocktails, hors d'oeurves, swag bag and parting gift
$45.00 after November 8, 2015
Lola Pepper looks for grand accessories to set outfits apart. Everything you find at Lola Pepper, excluding vintage finds, is handmade by local and skilled artists or fair trade! SO many of these gorgeous gems are one of a kind and might not ever be back! That is one of the very fun and unique parts about owning a Lola Pepper piece!