one of a kind christmas
Get your walking shoes ready. The One Of A Kind Christmas event is here again for you to scoop up all the artsy and craftsy presents you can carry. Designers and artisans from across Canada will overwhelm you with rows and rows of everything from handcrafted wood furniture to clay jewellery and glass ornaments.
Also pick up yummy hostess gifts like shortbread, maple syrup and gourmet condiments. There's complimentary child care for munchkins two to eight years old, and free art classes from Loomis and Toles for kids eight and up. It's all going down at the National Trade Centre, Exhibition Place November 28 to December 8. Weekdays 11 am to 10 pm, Saturdays 10 am to 9 pm, Sundays 10 am to 7 pm. $10, seniors and youth (13-17) $6.50, kidlets under 13 free.
bundle up bash
Hey, MEC nerds! Banff Factory Outerwear is having a sale this week. Those of you who actually like the outdoors can pick up outerwear in Gortex, Protex and (ack!) polar fleece at factory prices. One day only, Saturday (November 30) from 8 am to 1 pm. 610 Queen West. 416-465-8808.
Monthly art and design clique SpeakEasy is throwing its fourth annual holiday sale next Thursday, December 5, at the Mockingbird (580 King West, 416-504-3081).
At this night of arts, crafts and painfully cool kids, pick up everything from hand-crafted toilet seats to funky teapots and mugs and a kit to build your own skateboard deck. The work of 19 local artists will be featured. 8 pm to midnight. Pwyc at the door.
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