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Get shopping done early, support local artists

Spools of thread, needles, thimble scissors and a pin cushion are tools of the trade for making quilts.
Spools of thread, needles, thimble scissors and a pin cushion are tools of the trade for making quilts. Bigstock

Art to Wear & More

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: 916-731-4410, www.sgaac.org

Get your holiday shopping done early. Hosted by the Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts, this large show and sale features a wide array of cloth-based crafts, fashions and accessories – hand-made wearable art for the whole family.

Pioneer Quilters Show and Sale

Where: Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $7; children ages 12 and younger admitted free

Details: 916-774-5990, www.pioneerquiltersguild.org

Presented by the Pioneer Quilters Guild, this large show features dozens of beautiful quilts on display. Also find patterns, materials, tools and inspiration to make your own as well as quilts and other crafted goods for sale.

Harvest Festival

Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and next Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 20

Admission: $9; seniors (age 62 and up), $7; youths (age 13-17), $4; children (age 12 and younger) admitted free

Details: www.harvestfestival.com/sacramento.html

Billed as “the original art and craft show,” the beloved Harvest Festival returns to Cal Expo with hundreds of vendors selling hand-made wares and decorative items.

Debbie Arrington

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