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Shopping Intelligence

Now – Dec. 31, New Preston
Privet Lives Alicia Adams Alpaca, a family-owned Hudson Valley business, returns with new styles and colors in accessories and clothing for men, women and children, as well as a selection of throws, blankets and pillows.

Nov. 24–27, Pittsfield
The Outlet at Pine Cone Hill Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: Take an additional 25% off discontinued and seconds products for the home, including area rugs 2’x3’ to 10’x14, coverlets, pillow and duvet covers, loungewear, decorative pillows and more. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily except for Sunday 12–4 p.m.

Nov. 24–26, Hudson
Basilica Hudson Basilica Farm + Flea: an alternative to “Black Friday,” featuring quality products from a diverse group of about 125 regional makers, farmers, chefs and vintage collectors. Friday 12-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Nov. 24 & 25, Kent
Champagne Stroll A weekend of shopping, dining and champagne sipping. Sample 30 champagnes and sparkling wines at 30 shops. Special promotions and appetizers will be offered town-wide. 4-7:30 p.m.

Nov. 24-26 & Dec. 1-3, Gaylordsville
Historic Merwinsville Hotel Christmas Shoppe: The hotel will be magically transformed for the holidays. Shop for baked goods, jewelry, pottery, glassware, ornaments, freshly cut trees and wreaths, and more. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open until 7 p.m. on Fridays. Storytime on Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Nov. 24–26 & Dec. 2 & 3, Spencertown
Spencertown Academy Arts Center Handmade Holiday: Craft as Gift Show, a high-end curated sale featuring jewelry, handmade apparel, quilts, toys, cutting boards, ceramics, paper crafts, birdhouses, soaps and lotions, holiday ornaments, edibles and more made by dozens of Columbia, Ulster and Berkshire area artisans. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.

Nov. 24 – Dec. 23, Hudson
Hudson River Exchange Handmade Pop-Up Market A co-operative retail shop celebrating handmade and vintage in the Hudson Valley region, featuring 15 regional makers and collectors offering ceramics, textiles, accessories, food, kids’ gifts, clothing and more. 12-5 p.m. daily.

Dec. 2, Hudson
Stair Galleries
Auction of 20th century, modern and contemporary paintings, works on paper, sculpture and objects, including prints from the Collection of Ileana Sonnabend and the Estate of Nina Castelli Sundell; works from the Collection of Arthur Brandt; and works from the Collection of Paul F. Walter. See website for preview dates and times. 11 a.m.

Dec. 2 & 3, Dalton
Handmade Holiday Festival Alchemy Initiative presents its 9th annual curated holiday market, featuring contemporary artisans and food producers, live music, children’s art making and more. Free admission. Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at The Stationery Factory.

Dec. 2 & 3, Stockbridge
Berkshire Botanical Garden The 27th annual Holiday Marketplace will feature more than 20 select regional vendors, unique decorations and holiday trimmings including garlands, flowering plants, swags and centerpieces. New this year is an expanded Gallery of Wreaths located in both the Garden’s Education Center and the newly renovated Center House. Sat. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays Dec. 2 – Dec. 17, Copake
Empire Farm Holiday Pop-up Shop: see they newly restored 1810 farmhouse, shop the vintage sale, grab organic eggs and produce, enjoy baked goods from Bartlett House, order kitchenware from bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy, and more. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Dec. 8, Hudson
Stair Galleries
WAAM Fine Arts Benefit Auction: The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum auction will feature paintings, prints, works on paper, sculpture and photography, representing works by historic Woodstock artists and contemporary artists living and working in the Hudson Valley and beyond. See website for preview dates and times. 7 p.m.

December 9 & 10, Beacon
Wickham Solid Wood Studio Work:Shop Holiday Artisan Market: a curated sale of handcrafted contemporary objects from 20 artisans to include hand-crafted small goods in wool, glass, clay, paper, linen, silk, wood, metal and beeswax. Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. & Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Dec. 9 & 10, Pittsfield
Shire City Sanctuary The Holiday Shindy is a juried sale featuring more than 50 of the region’s most notable makers of fine and original crafts and artisanal food products, and will include screen-printers, textile artists, soap makers, jewelers, potters, woodworkers and others. Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. & Sun. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Dec. 16, Great Barrington
Monument Valley Middle School Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Market, featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, preserved foods and grilled sausages. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dec. 17, Williamstown
Williams College Towne Field House Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Market, featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, preserved foods and grilled sausages. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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