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  Catch The Spirit at The Craftsmen’s Christmas Classics!

The holiday season begins at the Craftsmen's Christmas Classic!  Just imagine -- hundreds of the country's finest artists and craftsmen, with thousands of their original designs and creations -- all together, for your entertainment, enjoyment and extraordinary shopping adventure!  It's a one-of-a-kind experience, sure to fill you with the sights and sounds, tastes and textures, aromas and ambiance of the season.


The Greensboro's Craftsmen's Christmas Classic, celebrating 44 years as "The Triad's Thanksgiving Weekend Tradition ", is returning next weekend to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Don't miss the excitment and fun of shopping for those one-of-a-kind treasures only found at the Craftsmen's Christmas Classic. Some of your favorite artists and craftsmen are joined by many new exhibitors offering you thousands of choices for your holiday shopping lists, your home and yourself.

There are now 3 Craftsmen's Christmas Classics held annually:


Richmond, VA — Craftsmen's Christmas Classic


Columbia, SC — Craftsmen's Christmas Classic  


Greensboro, NC — Craftsmen's Christmas Classic

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Choose from traditional and contemporary works, from items of function and those of pure whimsy, with something for every style, taste and budget.  Select handfashioned gifts, decorations,  accessories, home decor, collections and personal treasures.  There's handthrown pottery, custom made jewelry, stained glass and blown glass, paintings and prints, furniture, clothing, sculpture, baskets, toys, folk art, decorative metalwork, wood, ornaments, photography, calligraphy and so much more.  And don't miss the variety of specialty foods -- be sure to get a sample or two!

The Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Arts and Crafts Festivals, produced by the industry- and public-acclaimed Gilmore Shows throughout the Southeast for more than three decades, are consistently rated among the the "100 Best" events in the nation and are frequently named a "Top Twenty" event by the Southeast Tourism Society.  Bring your family and friends for an unforgettable visit and see why!


There's always something new, something special, something EXTRAORDINARY at a Craftsmen's Christmas Classic.  They are long-standing holiday traditions and are the events to find everything you want to give and receive at this most spectacular time of year.



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