Holiday Happenings with Local Artists

We realize that even the best of efforts falls short in capturing a truly comprehensive list of artists and events that can support your holiday shopping this season. We do hope this list offers you a good starting point to find, and shop from, the amazing artists we are fortunate to have across our 5-county region.

Please let us know what we’ve missed! We will be updating as best as possible to keep you informed this holiday season. Email with details.

Holiday Happenings with Local Artists

  • December 3 [5pm-7pm] Open House for Alice Blessing’s new exhibit “Thirteen: Nonconformity” at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji
  • December 3 [2pm-5pm] First Friday Open House featuring Showcase Artist Chuck Alberti and Featured Artist Devin Spears: Gallery North in Bemidji
  • December 4 [9am-3pm] Annual Christkindlmarkt: Lake of the Woods Community Center
  • December 4 and 5 [hours vary] Holiday Open House at 16338 County 107, Park Rapids, MN
  • Through December 5 [hours vary] Shop the World at Concordia Language Villages’ Norwegian Village in Bemidji
  • December 4, 11, 18 [11am-2pm] Holiday Artist Showcase: Shop 505 at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji, MN December 4: Special Guest Artist – Deanna Croaker will be in to share her beautiful beaded creations!
  • December 4, 11, 18 [9am-3pm] Jeff Burger Pottery at 8959 Turtle River Lake Road NE, Bemidji MN 56601
  • December 5 [9am-3pm] Wilton Holiday Craft and Vendor Show at the Wilton Liquor Store
  • December 6 [5pm-7pm] David Ben White’s new exhibit “Indigenous Expressions”: at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji
  • December 11 [11am-4pm] White Earth Land Recovery Project: Holiday Blitz at the Callaway Community Center
  • December 11 [9am-3pm] Holiday by Hand at the Bemidji High School
  • Through December 16 [hours vary] Willow Wood Market Holiday Boutique at 2362 CO. RD. 9, Bemidji, MN
  • December 16 -17 [10am-6pm]4-Directions Development Annual Christmas Sale at 23748 MN HWY-1 East, Red Lake, MN.
  • December 17 [11am-6pm] and December 18 [9am-3:30pm] Winter Holiday Artisan Market at the Carnegie Library in Bemidji
  • Through December 18 [hours vary] Studio 176 in Park Rapids: See Facebook Page for current information
  • Through December 19 [9am-3pm] Holiday Market at Timber Creek in Park Rapids
  • Through mid-December [Wed-Sat 12pm-6pm] Wildflower Cottage Shop at 4905 Bemidji Ave N, Bemidji MN 56601
  • Through December Holiday Market Place at MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids
  • Through December [hours vary] Wood-turning exhibit with demos and sales by Swamp Hill Carpentry entitled “Spun: The Revolution of Wood” at Wild Hare Bistro in Bemidji