Come to downtown Grand Rapids from 4 – 7 pm for a fun, free, family-friendly community event! Please observe social distancing. Face coverings are strongly recommended indoors. Thank you for helping keep our community safe!
- FRAME UP
Frame Up is hosting Lea Friesen: an artist and teacher with over 20 years of experience in creative practices. She holds a Master of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Printmaking and a graduate certificate in Holistic Health. Lea teaches that expressive creative practice is essential for wellbeing. Additionally, she is a passionate advocate for each person’s creative potential and personal transformation through meditative introspection.
2. LAKE LOVER VINTAGE
Lake Lover Vintage will be hosting Mike Weedman and his lathe-turned “Weed Vases.” Mike will be debuting his turned wood candlesticks and Lake Lover’s in-house artists will be joining together to fill Christmas trees with their handmade ornaments.
3. STAINED GLASS WITH CLASS
Presenting artist Jo Heikilla who will be playing a variety of music styles on the dulcimer.
4. MACROSTIE ART CENTER
Welcoming artists Ashley Hise and Lucas Anderson for the opening of their exhibit “Clay and Chaos: Imagined Vessels of the Sea Peoples” in the Minnesota Gallery. Plus the exhibit “Every Tree Has Stories to Tell”, continues on display in the MacRostie Gallery. Reception from 4 – 7 pm with artist talks at 6 pm. Masks required.
5. BENDERS SHOES & GIFTS
Benders Shoes & Gifts in Grand Rapids will be hosting artist Gary Liubakka. Gary features Minnesota’s nature in his acrylic paintings and ink drawings. He is semi-retired, and he and his wife live in Hibbing.
6. OLD CENTRAL SCHOOL
- True North Salon and Spa + Wildland Fabrics Visit this eclectic boutique and vendor marketplace on the 1st
- Artists in the Attic Head up to the 3rd floor to meet the artists in residence: Mary Corwin, Lily Dittmer, and Deb Buxengaard will be on hand to kick off their holiday open house weekend.