Valdese, NC – Christmas comes early to Valdese with the Christmas in November Craft & Gift Show! Annually held the second weekend of November, this popular two-day event is presented by the Historic Valdese Foundation, Rock School Arts Foundation, and Valdese Community Affairs at the Old Rock School in Valdese. The show will kick off Friday, November 11th from 4-8:00 P.M. and resume Saturday, November 12th from 9-2:00 P.M. Admission will be $1.00 or a canned good donation. Veterans will gain entry into the event free of charge. The first 100 shoppers will receive a complimentary tote bag and every shopper will have the opportunity to be entered into a raffle to win several door prizes. This event will kick off an exciting lineup of holiday events in Valdese this Christmas season.

Event attendees will browse 60 handmade craft & artisan vendors featuring home décor, pottery, yard art, apparel, accessories, toys, jewelry, embroidery, holiday wreaths, ornaments, hand woven baskets, candles, goat milk soaps, and more! Shoppers are sure to find a gift for everyone on their list. Baked goods will be available for purchase, courtesy of the Valdese Pilot Club. “We are amazed each year at the talent and variety of vendors at this particular show” states Director of Community Affairs for Valdese, Morrissa Angi. “It is easy to see why this show has quickly grown into one of our most popular events.” Angi also encourages event attendees to continue their Christmas shopping in the charming downtown district of Valdese. With several locally owned boutiques, shops, and restaurants, Valdese is an ideal shopping location for those hunting unique, local finds and gift cards for those on their shopping list.

For more information regarding the Christmas in November Craft Show and other Valdese holiday events, please or contact Valdese Community Affairs at 828-879-2129.