Your holiday marketplace for the most creative handmade gifts!
DECEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 8, 2013
Monday-Thursday, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday, 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season by visiting Sweetwater for its 19th annual sale of handcrafted, unique wares created by local and national artisans. Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and much more! Admission to the sale is FREE!
As a nonprofit organization, Holiday mART proceeds support Sweetwater’s numerous art programs for children and adults held throughout the year in addition to providing support to participating artists.
Holiday mART Events:
Champagne & Shopping Holiday mART Preview Party
Saturday, November 30, 2013, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
An exclusive kickoff party where guests will have a first glimpse and chance to buy finely crafted, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts! Tempt your senses of sight and touch with a wide assortment of shopping treasures; delight in the sounds of the season with live music provided by Rick Gallagher; relish in the taste of the season with delightful hors d’oeuvres (catered by B Gourmet in Sewickley) and flowing champagne and wine (provided by The Naked Grape in Sewickley)! Reserve your tickets now for this sense-ational shopping experience!
$40 in advance/$50 day of event
Holiday mART Happy Hour
Monday, December 2, 2013-Thursday, December 5, 2013, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Join us for our popular Holiday mART Happy Hour! Relax after work and enjoy complimentary refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres while you shop for one-of-a-kind handmade gifts.
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. *Two Seatings: 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Take a break from shopping and the hectic holiday bustle to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. Grab a friend and let the Holiday mART volunteers pamper you with a relaxing gourmet, three-course lunch. Refuel, continue shopping and return to the holiday hurry revitalized!
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON MENU
Green Salad with Goat Cheese and Cranberries
Ham and Cheddar Quiche*
*Vegetarian alternative available upon request
Triple Chocolate Peppermint Brownie
Assorted Tea, Coffee, Wine and Water
$20/person - Reservations Recommended
Let the Men Cook! during Sewickley’s Light Up Night
Friday, December 6, 2013, 5:00-9:00 p.m. *Shopping extended until 10:00 p.m.
Ladies can shop all they want tonight and leave the cooking to the men! Celebrate the festive atmosphere in the Village and stop by Sweetwater to warm up a the delicious meal, prepared by the all-male volunteer-turned-gourmet chef team, that has yet to receive a single complaint! Come early…..your stomach will thank you!
ENTREES Entrées include a salad, basmati rice, roll, dessert and a beverage (water, soda, wine & beer)
Moroccan Lamb Stew, Wayne Murphy
Vegetarian Thai Curry, Greg Kaminski
Chicken Pot Pie, John Harte
Southwestern Chili, John English
Beef Bourguignon, Will & Joel Swanson
Beans & Greens, Tony Sinatra
Slow Cooked Pulled Pork, Gary Schurman
Items listed above are available for children in a smaller portion size
OR choose Pasta e Olio with Marinara
Dessert is provided by George Merrick, co-owner of Isabela on Grandview.
$15/adult, $5/children 12 and under - Tickets available at door only
Sweetwater would like to thank the Official Holiday mART Sponsors: Anonymous; Allegheny Plaster, Inc.; Attorney Rich Brandt; Clearview Federal Credit Union; Dee Jay Oshry, Fundraising Consultant; Littell Steel Company/Thaw Family; The Naked Grape; Pete Schlicht, Financial Advisor/Associate VP, Ameriprise Financial; Prudential Preferred Realty and Sweetwater’s Board of Directors; as well as Holiday mART Supporters: Liz Murphy Design, Citiwide ChemDry and Everyday Esthetics Eyebrow Studio.