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Holiday Mart online

Sweetwater’s Center for the Arts annual Holiday Mart will be online in 2020. Log on and shop for unique, handcrafted gifts made by local artists Nov. 28-Dec. 19. Holiday Mart has something for everyone on your list, in every price range – artisan-made jewelry, knitwear, hats and scarfs, unique accessories, hand-thrown mugs and bowls, wall art, candles, cute aprons, great hostess gifts, teachers gifts, ornaments, cards, decorations and so much more.

Holiday Mart is Sweetwater’s largest fundraiser for the year. Support your local artists and your favorite local art center by visiting



When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

$1,000 Sponsors an event.
$750 Covers building operational costs, upkeep, and preservation.
$500 Provides technology updates and improvements.
$400 Aids Outreach Programs for at-risk youth and underserved communities.
$250 Sponsors a teaching artist.
$100 Supports the purchases of ceramic studio glazes and supplies.
$50 Provides one art supply package for classes and workshops.

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