Friday, November 29, 2013

Community Arts Council to host 37th annual Poor Artists Sale Dec. 7 in Calumet

During the 2012 Poor Artists Sale at the CLK Gym in Calumet, Kristine Bradof admires some hand-made leather items by Bob Marr at his artist's booth. He will again offer his leather work for sale at this year's event on Dec. 7, 2013. (Photos by Keweenaw Now)

CALUMET -- The 37th annual Poor Artists Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the CLK Gymnasium in Calumet.

Artists Edith and Bill Wiard are pictured here at their booth during the December 2012 Poor Artists Sale. They will again be exhibiting and selling their work at this year's Poor Artists Event on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

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, pottery, glass, wood art, fiber art and clothing, photography, holiday wreaths, ornaments, and many other special items made by local as well as regional artists.

Fiber artist and designer Andrea Puzakulich offers her unique Distant Drum designs at the 2012 Poor Artists Sale. Watch for her colorful, original clothing at this year's sale.

A member/friends only shopping hour will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. While present members can renew membership at this time, they are not required to renew to get special preview shopping.

Michigan Tech student Sarah Piccard exhibits her hand-made glass beads during the 2012 Poor Artists Sale. This year more than 60 artists will offer their work for sale during the annual holiday event.

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.

For more information stop by the Copper Country Community Arts Center at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock or call 906-482-2333.

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