Local crafty treasures await at Handmade Holiday Dayton

Handmade Holiday Dayton is back at the Yellow Cab Tavern



On Dec. 6 and 7, Handmade Holiday Dayton will be back for its 11th year at the Yellow Cab Tavern.

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More than 30 vendors will participate in the annual Dayton tradition, taking place from 4-10 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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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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.


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

Admission: Free

More info: Facebook

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