Aquidneck Honey - Jeff "the Beeman" Mello of Middletown, RI, returns for his 6th  year.  Featured in the 2013 RI Monthly's Best of RI, Jeff offers pure, chemical-
free honey (regular, hot, Ceylon cinnamon and more), honeycomb, honey chocolates, honey straws and gift baskets.

Creations by Becki  - New this year! Becki Mansolillo’s breathtaking photography is inspired by her travels. She’s created an exciting line of accessories

& apparel from her photos including statement bags, clutches, totes, tops, men’s pocket squares and accent pillows. 

Dasken Designs - Liza Abelson joins us this year from her studio in Pawtucket, RI where she creates stained glass art including art glass inspired by nature, 

whimsical holiday ornaments, stylish business card holders, wall art and window panels.

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.). 

JFD Woodworking – John Dunn of Little Compton, RI, back for his 3rd 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.

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.  They have been part of Christmas in the Valley since it began.

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. A ProJo Readers Choice Winner for 2018!

Peckham Pottery - Randy Peckham of North Scituate,  RI, creates functional stoneware including bowls, pitchers, mugs (and 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 3rd year, using her talents as an artist to make unique custom wreaths using real and artificial pieces.

The Willow Grove - Returning for their 4th 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.

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

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

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Holiday Craft Show