Many of the areas best holiday craft and art markets in the region have come and gone, but there are still a few good ones that offer gifts for friends and decorations for homes.
You can visit these to find that one-of-a-kind wreath or turned wooden bowl created by some of the regions best craftsmen and artists.
31st annual Sprayberry High School PTSA Arts & Crafts Show
More than 160 artists will sell a variety of seasonal decorations, art, candles, jewelry, clothing and crafts. The money goes to Sprayberry’s PTSA.
Free. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. http://sprayberryptsa.org/arts-crafts-show/.
Holiday Exhibits at ART Station in Stone Mountain
Two exhibits, a juried members’ show of about 50 artists and a group exhibition of works by 17 members of the University of Georgia Alumni Association will feature artists who work in oils, acrylics, water color and drawing. Also pieces in sculpture and photography will be on display and for sale. Other galleries in the town of Stone Mountain will be open for an art stroll during the exhibit opening Saturday. The exhibit ends January 11, 2014. 770-469-1105.
Free. Reception 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday ; Normal hours Tuesdays - Fridays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 5384 Manor Drive in Historic Stone Mountain Village. http://www.artstation.org/.
Indie Craft Experience Pop-Up Shop.
This pop-up shop runs this weekend. You can shop for handmade crafts, food items and art, and try to find some time (it can get crowded) to chat up the maker or artist. Free swag for the first 250 in the door, DJ, food trucks.
$5, children under 13 free. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 23-24. Ambient Plus Studios, 589 Wells St. S.W., Atlanta. http://www.ice-atlanta.com/
Back to Nature Holiday Market
Handcrafted and locally produced items, including knitted goods, jewelry, art, wood crafts, glassware, foods, pottery.
Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 7. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Wileo Road, Roswell. http://www.chattnaturecenter.org/.