Thursday, December 01, 2011

35th annual Poor Artists Sale to be Dec. 3 at CLK Gym, Calumet

CALUMET -- The 35th annual Poor Artists Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet.

Artist Sue Stevens with her colorful scarves at the 2010 Poor Artists Sale. This year -- on Saturday, Dec. 3 -- more than 60 artists will exhibit their work for sale. (File photos by Keweenaw Now)

The Poor Artists Sale is hosted by the Copper Country Community Arts Council as a benefit for the Community Arts Center in Hancock. This year’s sale offers the work of more than 60 artists. Shoppers will find handmade jewelry and pottery, holiday wreaths, ornaments, baskets, wood art, glass, fiber arts, candles, photography and much more.

Keweenaw photographer Charlie Eshbach offers his photos of local landscapes and historical sites during the 2010 Poor Artists Sale.

Shop and visit with friends in a relaxing, social atmosphere, renew your Arts Council membership (or join for the first time) and enjoy homemade treats at the hospitality table.

Volunteers Sue Fouts, left, and Emily Newhouse serve hungry shoppers at the hospitality table during the 2010 Poor Artists Sale.

For more information stop by the Community Arts Center at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock or call 482-2333.

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