A Crafty Time of The Year

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Search Homes For Sale Sun City Roseville¬†where you can enjoy making crafts all year around with one of their craft clubs. ūüôā

Sweet and Crafty Memories

The following fun things to do in Roseville CA have come and gone. But you can click here for all my posts on fun seasonal and holiday happenings, with the most recent always at the top!  

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One of the great joys of my life are the¬†tons of fun memories of crafty activity times with my grandkids as we enjoyed¬†making crafts of all kinds. Spring flower card crafts and¬†summer water and bubble ideas. And¬†autumn and winter¬†are always FULL¬†of all sorts of creative crafts from scarecrows to foam gingerbread houses to Christmas ornaments and more! We have thoroughly enjoyed them. I’m happy to say, my grandkids are all doing a wonderful job at making lovely craft projects on their own now. And boy, have they left me behind in the dust with their skills! Something I’m eminently proud of! Although they’ve assured me they are still looking forward to our next set of crafty project plans.

Crafty Confessions

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True confession, though. I am NOT great at crafting. I figure I’m about at a second grade level of excellence. Well, maybe 8th grade for crocheting. ūüėČ Fortunately, I discovered computers when they were fairly new and now I enjoy most of my crafting on my Mac, turning words and pictures into fun creations and blogs. But that’s OK. We can still have fun with craft projects, even if theirs are looking WAY better than mine. ūüôā
 

Crafty Alternatives

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Fortunately for those who, like me, are a bit short on great crafting skills Рor time, there are several craft and quilt shows happenings all around Roseville and the greater Sacramento area.

All the Crafts Shows I’ve listed below are now a sweet memory. But they are a grand resource for next year’s research. And in the meantime, you can still have crafts and holiday fun.

  1. Enjoy my latest holiday posts about the upcoming autumn and holiday things to do in Roseville 2018.
  2. Have fun at my Pinterest Boards – Grandkid Fun and Christmas Joys for easy and cute Christmas crafts for kids and grandkids – and for all you quilters, do be sure to visit Quilting Passions
  3. Check out these intriguing holiday craft videos
  4. Enjoy my Grandkid Playlists with all sorts of fun and easy craft ideas – here and here.
  5. Find all my holiday and seasonal activities updates HERE with the most current at the top ūüôā
  6. Have a VERY Merry Christmas and a joy-filled year to come!
And that is especially true in Autumn and Winter. It’s right before Christmas so it’s a great time to create gorgeous crafts and home decorations. It’s also a fun time to buy the lovely creations others have made at craft shows and quilting shows. Here are some I’ve rounded up:
Quilting and crafting joys and craft shows
  • Craft Show at Diamond K Estates¬†on October 29th at 16 Richards Dr, Roseville, CA 95678 off Washington. I don’t know the time but will add it when I find out. Their phone number is 916-783-5592
  • 17th Annual Craft Fair at Precision Dance Center will be held at 911 Washington Blvd., Roseville, CA on November 4 from 11am-6pm and November 5 from 10am-6pm. They will have fall, harvest, and Christmas decorations, gifts, home decor, jewelry, food items, and more!
  • 20th Annual Holiday Craft Faire at Sun City Roseville CA is¬†open to the public. This will be held on¬†Saturday, November 5, 2016 from¬†9 AM to 2 PM.¬†Located at¬†7050 Del Webb Blvd, Roseville, CA 95747, the¬†Timber Creek Ballroom, hall, and lobby¬†will be transformed into a craft faire venue with over 50¬†vendors selling their wares. In addition to the lobby area,¬†you will be able to check out the creative talents of our¬†residents selling their art work in the Fine Arts room and¬†in the Creative Arts room. The ever popular¬†Judy Dolls will be in the lobby waiting to go home to¬†someone special. There will be needle arts, creative arts, fine arts, a book sale and more. And there is even a¬†Shopper‚Äôs Caf√©, located in the Club Room and¬†Card Room, where you can sit, rest your feet and enjoy¬†donuts, pastry, coffee or tea. Lunch with a sandwich and¬†cold beverage of your choice will also be available. You¬†might even find some homemade goodies at our Bake¬†Sale in the Needle Arts room.
  • Handmade Rocklin Craft and Artisan Fair. Handmade Rocklin will be held on November 5, 2016 at Rocklin High School from 9am-4pm in the Rocklin High School Gym,. This craft fair will showcase local artists, crafters, and cottage food producers. Free admission, Free parking, Low cost, on-site child care, All indoor- stay dry and comfortable now matter what the weather is outside!¬†The fair is a benefit for the Rocklin High School chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America, who recently appeared on Good Day Sacramento – check out their fun Halloween Kids treats – craftiness with food is a fun idea as well. ūüėČ

Kaye Swain Roseville Realtor sharing Pioneer Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2016

  • Craft Fair at Del Webb’s The Club at Westpark is on November 12 from 10-2pm at their community recreation center, the Retreat, 3240 Kennerleigh Parkway, Roseville CA.
  • All American Craft Fair, on November 12 at McBean Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive, Lincoln, CA 95648. Scheduled from 9am-3pm, they will have handmade arts and crafts. Many craft arts guild members from Sun City Lincoln Hills and others will be sharing their creative art for enjoyment and purchase.
  • Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 9am-2pm at The Terraces of Roseville, 707 Sunrise Avenue, Roseville CA 95661.
  • River City Quilt Guild‚Äôs 2016 Quilt Show¬†will be on November 18-20, 2016. Times: Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. It will be at the Scottish Rite Temple; 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA. Admission: $7 per day; Ages 12 and under free if accompanied by an adult.
  • Noel Holiday Vintage Market¬†Winter 2016 –¬†A Vintage Holiday Market¬†will be held¬†Friday, November 18th, 6pm ‚Äď 9pm, Priority Shopping, $10 Admission, Saturday, November 19th, 9am ‚Äď 3pm, All Day Shopping, $5 Admission, (free with Fri Night Ticket). This will be at Placer County Fairgrounds ‚Äď Free Parking, 800 All America City Blvd, Roseville, CA
  • Craft Fair by Mosaic Hope Closet 2016 –¬†Everything is Hand Made! All vendors are local to Roseville, Rocklin, and surrounding areas.¬†¬†The fair will be at¬†Mosaic Christian Church,¬†4430 Granite Drive,¬†Rocklin, CA 95677 on¬†Saturday, November 19 from 10 AM – 4 PM.
  • Craft Faire Extravaganza will be held on November 19, 2016 from 9am -3pm at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 6365 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay, CA 95746. All handmade items along with baked¬†goodies.
  • 27th Annual Holiday Craft Fair in Roseville CA will be held at¬†Maidu Community Center & Maidu Library, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville CA on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 9am-4pm. Free admission and parking; Rain or Shine!
  • All Nations Native Craft Fair¬†in¬†Roseville CA will be held at¬†Maidu Activity Center (adjacent to Maidu Museum & Historic Site). 1960 Johnson Ranch Drive, Roseville CA. This fair is on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 10am – 3pm. Free admission and parking; Rain or Shine!
  • Holiday Show of Hands at¬†St. John the Evangelist School, 5701 Locust Ave, Carmichael, California 95608. This is an arts and crafts Christmas sale featuring custom work by over 150 craftsmen and artists! It will be on Friday December 2nd 5p-9p $5 Admission; Saturday December 3rd 9a-7p Admission is free; Sunday December 4th 9a-3p Admission is free. Also will include¬†antiques & collectibles, a Green Room with crafts from found and recycled objects, crafts for men, food and drink, and more!

More Crafty Joys?

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I’m still pondering what crafty plans to come up with for my grandkids. Perhaps I’ll try another popsicle stick Nativity. They enjoyed that! Or maybe I’ll find some new ideas at one of these craft shows. Speaking of which, if you know or are involved with any others crafty craft shows, we‚Äôd love to hear and share them. Do message me at Facebook, email me at [email protected] or leave a comment with a link at my Facebook pageRosevilleCaliforniaJoys. ūüôā

Kaye 

Updated 2017

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