November 29th through December 31st – Holiday Decorations in the Stickley Museum Log House and museum’s Crafts-mas Shop. See period Arts and Crafts style holiday decorations in the Log House and shop the Crafts-mas Shop Thursday through Sunday, noon to 4:00 pm. Visit www.stickleymuseum.org for more information.
December 1st – January 6th – Holidays Tours at Riordan Mansion, Flagstaff. Available Thursdays through Mondays with tours on the hour from 11:00 am to 4:00 pmReservations are recommended. For more information, please visit the Riordan Mansion’s website at https://azstateparks.com/riordan-mansion/
December 5th – Holiday Happy Hours at the Copper Shop, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Holiday theme: Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Happy Hour continues at the Roycroft Inn with drink specials and live music. For more information, visit the Roycroft Campus’s website at https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/
December 6th – VIP Crafts-mas Shopping Night at Craftsman Farms, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Crafts-mas Shop doors will stay open late during this special “shopportunity.” Visit www.stickleymuseum.org for more information.
December 7th – Hillside Club Member’s Art Show. Show and Sale. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Hillside Club. 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA. For more information, hillsideclub.org
December 7th – Crafts-mas Open House at Craftsman Farms. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Slow down and treat yourself to the sights, sounds and smells of the season at our annual Open House.Visit www.stickleymuseum.org for more information.
December 7th – Holiday Open House at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home and Studio. Oak Park, IL. Presented by the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, a free tour is offered of Frank Lloyd Wright’s home, decked for the holidays. If interested, please register at https://flwright.org/programs/homefortheholidays
December 7th – Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party at the Glessner House. Be Your Own Architect! Come create a holiday masterpiece at Glessner House’s third annual Gingerbread House Decorating Party! For more information, go to https://www.glessnerhouse.org/programs/childrens-gingerbread-house-decorating-party.
December 7th and 8th: Roycroft Campus Holiday Show! local artists and vendors and activities for the whole family. Fresh-made kettle corn, food trucks. For more information, visit the Roycroft Campus’s website at https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/
December 7th and 8th: The Roycroft Winter Festival, hosted by the Roycrofters-At-Large Association, will start at 10am and run until 5pm at East Aurora Middle School, across the street from the Roycroft Campus. For more information on the Winter Festival, visit the Roycrofters-At-Large Association website at https://www.ralaweb.com/
December 8th – Father Christmas Visits Pleasant Home. Victorian Father Christmas will be at Pleasant Home from 2:00pm to 5:30pm to greet children. Registration is through the Parks District of Oak Park, IL and can be found here.
December 12th – Happy Hour at the Copper Shop Gallery. Theme of White Christmas. 5:00pm- 7:00pm, Copper Shop Gallery at the Roycroft Campus Corporation. See above for details or visit the Roycroft Campus’s website at https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/
December 13th and 14th – Candlelight Tours at Craftsman Farms, 6:00 pm. Explore early 20th century holiday traditions and Gustav Stickley’s own ideas about the season on after-hours guided Candlelight Tours of the decorated Log House. Advance reservations required; space is limited. Visit www.stickleymuseum.org for more information.
December 14th and 15th – Candlelight Tours at the Glessner House. These special 45-minute docent led tours will highlight Christmas customs and decorations of the late 19th century. For more information, visit the Glessner House website at https://www.glessnerhouse.org/programs
December 19th – Happy Hour at the Copper Shop Gallery. Theme of All I Want for Christmas is You. 5:00pm- 7:00pm, Copper Shop Gallery at the Roycroft Campus Corporation. See above for details or visit the Roycroft Campus’s website at https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/
December 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd – Christmas Twilight Tour at the Riordan Mansion. The original 1904 light fixtures with Edison style bulbs will provide a beautiful glow in the Riordan Mansion for these evening tours. For more information, please visit the Riordan Mansion’s website at https://azstateparks.com/riordan-mansion/
December 21st – The Roycroft Campus Corporation presents A Holiday Spectacular featuring Rob Montone and the Lounge Lizard Society. Call (716) 655-0261 or visit www.roycroftcampuscorp.com for more information.
December 21st – Farms Afield: Holiday House Tour from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. You’re invited inside three of Gustav Stickley’s beautiful Craftsman homes in Morris County, NJ. Reservations for members are $90 per person through December 1 and $100 after December 1. Call our office at 973-540-0311 to make your reservation or to learn more.
December 30th – Architectural Legacy Tours – “Pasadena In The Movies”. Pasadena Heritage will offer a presentation of “Pasadena in the Movies”. For more information on the Legacy Tours and to buy tickets, please visit the Pasadena Heritage website at https://pasadenaheritage.org/events-calendar/
January 25th – 26th – Important Americana, Sotheby’s. For more info, https://www.sothebys.com
February 14 – 16th – Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Fl. www.palmbeachfinecraft.com
February 21st – 23rd – 33rd National Arts & Crafts Conference and Shows at the Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC. www.arts-craftsconference.com
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