From the Decatur Minute…
When: Friday, Dec. 5 • 5:30-9:30 p.m. & Saturday, Dec. 6 • 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Clairemont Elementary School, 155 Erie Ave.
If your holiday gift list has you feeling stressed, look no further than the Decatur Holiday Marketplace + Cafe. Now in its 22nd year, the Decatur Holiday Marketplace + Cafe offers a local alternative to crowded shopping malls and big box stores as Clairemont Elementary School transforms into a festive market, boasting nearly 100 local and national artisans. Featuring handmade jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery and more, this holiday market offers unique gifts for everyone on your list.
The event also hosts a well-stocked cafe, featuring homemade soups and decadent desserts from local eateries. Local musicians and carolers will be on hand to add holiday cheer. If you’re shopping with children in tow, kindergarteners and older can join in the fun on Saturday afternoon with Art and Science activities provided by Colorwheel Studio and Science Fun. Parents can pre-register online for the activities at the marketplace website.