THURSDAY: Shop the annual UCOP Craft Fair for unique gifts
A preview of just some of the items that the 24 vendors will be selling at the Fair!
Where can you buy beautiful and unique handcrafted items for $5 or less? At the UCOP Craft Fair, of course! Come to the Fair this week to buy gifts and a little something for yourself:
Date: Thursday, Nov. 30
Time: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Franklin lobby
An annual tradition, this year’s Craft Fair will feature more than a dozen new sellers as well as many returning favorites. All 24 vendors/crafters are UCOP employees or their family members, so this is the ultimate “shop local” event. Many items will be priced at $5 or less.
A wide variety of handcrafted goods will be offered, including:
- Many different types and styles of handmade jewelry such as earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, made of beads, fused glass, and gold
- Pampering items like “bath bombs,” all-natural soaps, herbal remedies and lavender sachets
- Accessories like silk and wool scarves, stockings, leather bags and wallets
- Household comforts including quilts, pillowcases, woven blankets and hand-sewn textiles
- Decorative items including framed artwork, stained glass pieces and embellished candles
- Paper luxuries such as handmade cards, gift tags, “upcycled” journals and lathe-turned wood pens
- Fun items like wooden toys, rhinestone tumblers, art kits, Christmas ornaments and holiday linens