COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, November 25

4 events

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    5–9 p.m. FREE! 706-783-5869

    Bendzunas Glass Annual Winter Open House Reception Party

    The family-run glassblowing studio's annual open house includes demonstrations of vases, cups, ornaments and paperweights using traditional techniques. See Art Notes on p. 12.

  • 572 Nantahala Ave.

    Nov. 25–26, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-546-7235, carterthepotter@gmail.com

    Carter Gillies Pottery Sale

    View the latest collection of functional tableware and decorative pots by local potter Carter Gillies. See Art Notes on p. 12.

  • Good Dirt

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.gooddirt.net

    Holiday Studio Sale

    Good Dirt celebrates 20 years with a pottery sale featuring work by instructors and advanced students. Light refreshments will be served. See Art Notes on p. 12.

  • Piney Woods, Winterville

    Nov. 25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Nov. 26, 12–5 p.m. FREE! barbara@woodhillretreat.org

    Piney Woods Artisans Open Studio House

    (265 Athens Rd., Winterville) Featuring paintings by Dortha Jacobson, jewelry by Jim Norton, hand-dyed accessories by Wini McQueen, mixed media works by Barbara Odil, felted hats by Tina Tinsley and sculptures by Harold Rittenberry. See Art Notes on p. 12.

Sunday, November 26

3 events

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

  • 572 Nantahala Ave.

    Nov. 25–26, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-546-7235, carterthepotter@gmail.com

    Carter Gillies Pottery Sale

    View the latest collection of functional tableware and decorative pots by local potter Carter Gillies. See Art Notes on p. 12.

  • Piney Woods, Winterville

    Nov. 25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Nov. 26, 12–5 p.m. FREE! barbara@woodhillretreat.org

    Piney Woods Artisans Open Studio House

    (265 Athens Rd., Winterville) Featuring paintings by Dortha Jacobson, jewelry by Jim Norton, hand-dyed accessories by Wini McQueen, mixed media works by Barbara Odil, felted hats by Tina Tinsley and sculptures by Harold Rittenberry. See Art Notes on p. 12.

Tuesday, November 28

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Nov. 28–Dec. 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Holiday Book and Frame Sale

    Browse new and used publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    7 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Blue Hurricane

    (S150) Dodd alum Peter B. Samuels presents a special screening of Blue Hurricane, a story set on the French Riviera and written, directed, photographed, edited and scored by Samuels.

Wednesday, November 29

4 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Nov. 28–Dec. 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Holiday Book and Frame Sale

    Browse new and used publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE! tsaupe@uga.edu

    UGA Student Pottery Sale

    The holiday sale will include small, hand-built sculptures as well as functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and bowls made by ceramic students and faculty.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. 

Thursday, November 30

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Nov. 28–Dec. 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Holiday Book and Frame Sale

    Browse new and used publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE! tsaupe@uga.edu

    UGA Student Pottery Sale

    The holiday sale will include small, hand-built sculptures as well as functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and bowls made by ceramic students and faculty.

Friday, December 1

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Nov. 28–Dec. 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Holiday Book and Frame Sale

    Browse new and used publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Dec. 1, 5–8 p.m. Dec. 2–3, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $3. www.ocaf.com

    OCAF Holiday Market

    The market features pottery, paintings, fiber art, stained and fused glass, jewelry and more created by 70 of the region's most gifted artists. An additional 50 OCAF artists will be represented in the Artists' Shoppe. 

  • Mbare

    Dec. 1, 4–8 p.m. & Dec. 2, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.mbare.com

    Africa in Athens

    Shop for unique, handmade gifts from Zimbabwe, Senegal, Swaziland and South Africa.

Saturday, December 2

12 events

Art

  • Woodruff Pottery, Watkinsville

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-207-5175

    Alice Woodruff Pottery Sale

    Artist Alice Woodruff specializes in high gas fired functional and decorative porcelain pottery.

  • Wolf Creek Ceramics

    Dec. 2–3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-410-5200

    Wolf Creek Pottery Sale

    Featuring new ceramic works by Jorie Berman, Juana Gnecco, Jen Graff, Nancy Green, Rich Panico and Minsoo Yuh. Hand-printed textiles and paper by Sara Lee Parker. 

  • 660 N. Chase St.

    Dec. 2 & 3, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $3. www.indiesouthfair.com

    Indie South Fair's Holiday Market

    A two-day artist market filled with locally made crafts from 100 vendors. In addition to handmade items, vintage and antiques, the market offers kids activities, food trucks and a photobooth with Santa. 

  • Farmington Pottery, Farmington

    Dec. 2–3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-769-8100

    Open House Pottery Sale

    Geoff and Lisa Pickett offer a selection of all kinds of pots for the house and garden, as well as herbal soaps and skincare products.

  • R. Wood Studio

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.rwoodstudio.com

    Holiday Sale

    Join R. Wood for the pottery studio's annual holiday sale. 

  • 572 Nantahala Ave.

    Nov. 25–26, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-546-7235, carterthepotter@gmail.com

    Carter Gillies Pottery Sale

    View the latest collection of functional tableware and decorative pots by local potter Carter Gillies. See Art Notes on p. 12.

  • Southern Star Studio

    Dec. 2–3, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.mariadondero.com

    Holiday Sale

    Browse mugs, planters, coffee pour-overs and ornaments by Marmalade Pottery's Maria Dondero. Food by Tim Dondero and coffee from Jittery Joe's. 

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Dec. 1, 5–8 p.m. Dec. 2–3, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $3. www.ocaf.com

    OCAF Holiday Market

    The market features pottery, paintings, fiber art, stained and fused glass, jewelry and more created by 70 of the region's most gifted artists. An additional 50 OCAF artists will be represented in the Artists' Shoppe. 

  • Mbare

    Dec. 1, 4–8 p.m. & Dec. 2, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.mbare.com

    Africa in Athens

    Shop for unique, handmade gifts from Zimbabwe, Senegal, Swaziland and South Africa.

  • 1790 Salem Rd., Farmington

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. 678-863-1847

    J.B. Pottery Sale

    Jeff Bishoff shares recent works of pottery and art.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.hipvintagehandmade.com

    Hip Holiday Market

    Hip Vintage celebrates its first birthday with a holiday market featuring local arts and crafts. Live music by Caroline Aiken

  • 10 a.m.–6 p.m. willabyshop.com

    Wallaby's Winter Shop

    (150 Fritz Mar Ln.) The pop-up will feature Willaby's current collection as well as homewares and accessories. 

Sunday, December 3

8 events

Art

  • Wolf Creek Ceramics

    Dec. 2–3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-410-5200

    Wolf Creek Pottery Sale

    Featuring new ceramic works by Jorie Berman, Juana Gnecco, Jen Graff, Nancy Green, Rich Panico and Minsoo Yuh. Hand-printed textiles and paper by Sara Lee Parker. 

  • 660 N. Chase St.

    Dec. 2 & 3, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $3. www.indiesouthfair.com

    Indie South Fair's Holiday Market

    A two-day artist market filled with locally made crafts from 100 vendors. In addition to handmade items, vintage and antiques, the market offers kids activities, food trucks and a photobooth with Santa. 

  • Farmington Pottery, Farmington

    Dec. 2–3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-769-8100

    Open House Pottery Sale

    Geoff and Lisa Pickett offer a selection of all kinds of pots for the house and garden, as well as herbal soaps and skincare products.

  • 572 Nantahala Ave.

    Nov. 25–26, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-546-7235, carterthepotter@gmail.com

    Carter Gillies Pottery Sale

    View the latest collection of functional tableware and decorative pots by local potter Carter Gillies. See Art Notes on p. 12.

  • Southern Star Studio

    Dec. 2–3, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.mariadondero.com

    Holiday Sale

    Browse mugs, planters, coffee pour-overs and ornaments by Marmalade Pottery's Maria Dondero. Food by Tim Dondero and coffee from Jittery Joe's. 

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Dec. 1, 5–8 p.m. Dec. 2–3, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $3. www.ocaf.com

    OCAF Holiday Market

    The market features pottery, paintings, fiber art, stained and fused glass, jewelry and more created by 70 of the region's most gifted artists. An additional 50 OCAF artists will be represented in the Artists' Shoppe. 

  • 1790 Salem Rd., Farmington

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. 678-863-1847

    J.B. Pottery Sale

    Jeff Bishoff shares recent works of pottery and art.

  • 10 a.m.–6 p.m. willabyshop.com

    Wallaby's Winter Shop

    (150 Fritz Mar Ln.) The pop-up will feature Willaby's current collection as well as homewares and accessories. 

Tuesday, December 5

1 event

Art

  • Ciné Barcafé

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Holiday Market at Ciné

    Browse local, handmade jewelry, pottery, paintings, books and more–all from Ciné members.

Friday, December 8

1 event

Art

  • Dec. 8, 4–9 p.m. Dec. 9, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 762-728-0575

    Normaltown Pottery Holiday Sale

    (465 Belvoir Heights) Pottery by Juana Gnecco, Nancy Green and Shawn Ireland. Jewelry by Melanie Morgan. 

Saturday, December 9

5 events

Art

  • Carter Gillies Pottery Studio

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. carterthepotter@gmail.com

    Carter & Friends Pottery Sale

    (572 Nantahala Ave.) Local potter Carter Gillies is joined by Geoff Pickett, Jeff Bishoff, Kyle Jones and Zuzka Vaclavik for a group sale of handmade wares. 

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.heirloomathens.com

    Heirloom's Holiday Market

    An artist market featuring fine art, jewelry, bath products, bird houses, baskets, stuffed animals and more.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. athica.org

    ATHICA Holiday Market and Tracy Street Arts Crawl

    The market features local art and handmade goods. The Tracy Street Arts Crawl showcases the open studios of Amanda Kapousouz, Lou Kregel, Vivian Liddell and more. 

  • Dec. 8, 4–9 p.m. Dec. 9, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 762-728-0575

    Normaltown Pottery Holiday Sale

    (465 Belvoir Heights) Pottery by Juana Gnecco, Nancy Green and Shawn Ireland. Jewelry by Melanie Morgan. 

  • Southern Star Studio

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-248-6899

    Holiday Sale

    Shop new work by resident potters Lori Demosthenes, Maria Dondero, Jennifer Heynen, Chona Leathers, Allya Maerz, Regina Mandell and Kerry Steinberg. 

Sunday, December 10

2 events

Art

  • Carter Gillies Pottery Studio

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. carterthepotter@gmail.com

    Carter & Friends Pottery Sale

    (572 Nantahala Ave.) Local potter Carter Gillies is joined by Geoff Pickett, Jeff Bishoff, Kyle Jones and Zuzka Vaclavik for a group sale of handmade wares. 

  • Southern Star Studio

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-248-6899

    Holiday Sale

    Shop new work by resident potters Lori Demosthenes, Maria Dondero, Jennifer Heynen, Chona Leathers, Allya Maerz, Regina Mandell and Kerry Steinberg. 

Thursday, December 14

1 event

Art

Friday, December 15

1 event

Art

Saturday, December 16

1 event

Art

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Holiday Market

    The market will offer handmade crafts, wreaths, jewelry, flowers, fruitcake and more.