Visitors can purchase a unique gift made by a number of local artisans, like Cambium and Hoop, Project Warmth and Broken Leaded Glass. Each business represented at the event is local to Dayton and plays a larger role in the artistic community.
Handmade Holiday Dayton will also be asking for donations to help two community organizations, Camp Mariposa and The Huffman Project, that do charity work in Montgomery County.
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Local vendors set up shop with handmade wares to give and get for the holidays at the Old Yellow Cab Tavern in Dayton. (TOM GILLIAM)
On Friday, Dec. 6, the featured community organization will be Camp Mariposa. Camp Mariposa is a program at East End Community Services offering transformational weekend camps multiple times a year to children ages nine through 12. On this day, visitors to Handmade Holiday are encouraged to donate board games to Mariposa.
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On Dec. 7, the Huffman Project will be the featured program at Handmade Holiday. The Huffman Project is a behavioral health outreach program at St. Paul Methodist Church in Dayton.
They will be collecting gently used clothing, blankets, jackets, socks, shoes, sleeping bags, hats and gloves to share with the community members that they serve.
The event will also feature swag bags, food vendors, a raffle and specialty cocktails at the bar.
WANT TO GO?
What: Handmade Holiday Dayton
When: Friday, Dec. 6 from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. Fourth St., Dayton
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