About our exhibitors

Holiday Craft Show


Aquidneck Honey - Jeff "the Beeman" Mello of Middletown, RI, returns for his 5th  year.  Featured in the 2013 RI Monthly's Best of RI, Jeff offers pure, chemical-
free honey (regular, hot, and Ceylon cinnamon), honeycomb, honey chocolates, honey straws and gift baskets.  www.aquidneckhoney.com


Denise Melucci Art - Denise Melucci of Foster, RI,  has been creating art for over 30 years.  Her originals and prints (framed and unframed) along with some

of her greeting cards will be available.  She also takes custom orders (pets, houses, etc.).  www.denisemelucci.com 

Forever Embroidery - Nancy and Roger Drescher of Cumberland, RI , back for their 5th  year, create unique embroidered tea towels (including ones featuring

cities and towns), framed art, candle cozys, baby burp cloths, clocks, candle mats and pillows. www.foreveremb.com   


​Grinns - Heather Bevilaqua of Newburyport, MA, joining us for her 1st year, designs stylish coats, hats, vests and tops featuring her custom, handmade clay

buttons. Her beautiful coats feature textured patterns and fleece backing.  You've got to try these on! 


JFD Woodworking – John Dunn of Little Compton, RI, back for his 2nd year, creates serving trays, cheese boards and cutting boards from exotic and domestic

woods from around the globe, predominantly from Africa and South America..  He creates one at a time and never duplicates a board.


Lunar Lights Aromatherapy Candles- Laura Deffenbaugh of Coventry, RI, returns with her hand-poured 100% soy candles scented with essential oils.  All her

candle glass containers are made in the U.S.  www.LunarLightsCandles.com


Margie and Bill Lombard (The Village Smithe) of Saratoga Springs, NY, design and create fine jewelry from sterling silver and 14kt. gold using semi-
precious gem stones and minerals.  Margie has also created a line of unique story pins.  www.mblombardjewelry.com and  www.storypins.com


Nickle Creek Vineyard - Steve and Sheri O'Connor have created Foster's first boutique vineyard and winery (named for their sons Nick and Kyle). Their small

production winery features hand-crafted wines in reds, whites and fruit. www.Nicklecreekvineyard.com


Peckham Pottery - Randy Peckham of North Scituate,  RI, creates functional stoneware including bowls, pitchers, mugs (new travel mugs!) and very cool
"creature" birdhouses.  Always a popular stop for shoppers!

Thyme Farm Vinegars - Holly & Charlie Shadoian of Foster, RI, began Thyme Farm Vinegars nearly 25 years ago and now offer nine gourmet herb vinegars,

BBQ sauce, Charlie's Chili Stuff and Chili Nut & Fruit Trail Mix, Thyme Farm dry rub, Yowza Mustard and gift baskets.

Unique Batik - Karen Jenson of Foster, RI, uses the ancient process of batik in creating her silk scarves.  The silk and cut velvet scarves are  all hand-dyed. 

Her rich colors and unusual designs bring customers back every year.

Wildwood Custom Wreaths - Rhonda Melucci of North Providence, RI, has been creating her art for the past 12 years, working primarily in oils and acrylics.

She returns for a 2nd year, using her talents as an artist to make unique custom wreaths using real and artificial pieces.

The Willow Grove - Returning for their 3rd year, Kathy and Andrew Coutinho of Fall River, MA, craft all natural, organic skin care products including soaps

and lotions scented with essential oils, bath and body oils, sugar scrubs and flax seed herbal pillows.  www.thewillowgrove.com


The Wool Witches - Claudia Prior of East Greenwich, RI and her sister, Joan Tanner, join us for their first year, creating fabulous felted mittens with great

designs and colors (can you imagine how warm they are?).