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Holiday Bazaar

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Call for vendors!

Sell your work at Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Holiday Bazaar and support children’s environmental education.

We are currently looking for local vendors with handmade items to sell. Table rentals cost $45 for a single table and $85 for a double table. Space is limited. To apply, please email duncan@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org.

Looking for unique, one-of-a-kind holiday gifts while supporting local artisans and a good cause?

Visit Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s 8th Annual Holiday Bazaar!

FREE Admission, FREE Parking!

The Holiday Bazaar features dozens of local, sustainable artists and vendors in a festive, holiday atmosphere — all while helping to support community-based environmental education programs at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center!

Warm up in front of a roaring fire while sipping on complimentary warm beverages as you enjoy your shopping experience in a beautiful, natural setting.


Peruse and sample delicious food from local sustainable businesses and take home fresh, holiday baked goods and treats from local bakeries and farms including gourmet candy, local honey, fruit toppings, specialty cheeses and more!

Purchase products from local artisans such as handmade soaps, jewelry, nature photography, art, hand-woven goods, wooden creations, lotions and so much more for all the people on your holiday lists!

Be sure to stop by the Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s Gift Shoppe for a host of educational and nature-inspired gifts, including science kits, book, guides and, of course, the ALNC Ambassadors.

Interested in being a vendor? Contact duncan@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org


  • Anthony Acres: Alpaca wool and sheep wool products – socks, scarves, etc., polished rocks
  • Asha’s Homemade Candles: Hand poured all natural soy wax candles
  • Artful Gathering: Gourd art – luminargies, santa faces, scrubby dishcloths
  • Brookhyser Creations: Huge pinecones on birch stands & in baskets, grapevine wreaths and garlands, birch log candle holders
  • Cackle Bee: Bath & body products made from honey from my beehives
  • Chef K Clark Pickles & Preserves: Unique pickles and preserves including our signature beer jelly!
  • Deep Into Indigo: Clothes, fabric & accessories, hand dyed in plant-based indigo dye
  • Echo Valley Farm: Delicious homemade Apple butter, herbal teas & salves, felted crafts
  • FarmerJohns: Cheese curds & cheese boards
  • FEED Bakery (formerly River Pantry) – tasty, delectable treats!
  • Ferreira Egg Art: Egg art – ornaments and sculpture
  • Folk Art by Bernie Hartwig: Hand painted Christmas figures on recycled, antique wood pieces
  • Francesca’s: Limited edition letterpress cards & posters, small & large monoprints
  • Jennifer Falkowski’s Designs: Indigo died accessories and clothing
  • Joules of Nature: Premium handmade olive oil soaps and scrubs
  • Karn Litsheim’s Designs: Vintage door knobs repurposed into door plate wall hangers & picture holders. Antique wallpaper printing rollers, garden stakes
  • Kettle Korn by Matty: Popped fresh bags of Kettle Korn
  • Lauren Ann Paul: Items for kids and adults alike. Handmade heirloom dolls, headbands featuring original patterns, bracelets, felt balls, etc.
  • LaVon’s Lefse: Delicious, authentic homemade Norwegian Lefse
  • Lynn Schmitt’s Designs: Silk scarves – hand dyed with natural materials, 100% quality silk, color fast and hand washable
  • Mad Urban Bees: Urban honey, gift packs, honey sticks
  • Molly Krochalk Designs: Ceramics, both functional & sculptural
  • Norwex-Natural Cleaning Supplies: Their mission is to get chemicals out of your homes to improve health and the environment
  • Rebekah Simensen’s Designs: Hand painted ornaments, magnets, wooden boxes, paintings
  • RosyMade Designs: Wisconsin themed screen printed onesies, t-shirts, tote bags
  • Rubylou Knits: Knit i-cord necklaces & other knit items
  • Sandy Burn’s Handwoven Designs: Handwoven jackets, vests, scarves, hats, cowls, Natural materials
  • Shawn Olmstead’s Frames: Elegant and rustic picture frames made from sustainably harvested local woods
  • Slide Food Cart: Homemade, delicious, potato chips!
  • Stephanie Ehle’s Designs: Wood item/décor, fabric bags, wallets, baby items, ornaments, stuffed animals
  • Sunborn Gardens: Holiday pine arrangements & dried flower wreaths & crafts/succulents
  • Terri Bleck’s Photography: Wildlife and landscape photography
  • The Happy Kitty : Cat nip cat toys, dog pull toys, cat accessories and herbal sachets, insert pads for pet carriers
  • Tiny Tree Farm: Stained glass trees, wire wrapped with glass beads
  • Treehouse Creativity LLC: Flower fairy crowns, fairy skirts, magic wants, succulent planters, dried flower jewelry
  • Wheatfield Hill Organics: Farmstead crafted, certified organic toffee, Blueberry & Raspberry topping, popcorn, dried raspberry leaves, tea, 100% eco-friendly packaging
  • Wildflower Fiber Art: Hand woven scarves, cowls, jackets, vests, hats, etc., using natural fibers
  • Woodland Cottage Fiber Arts: Hand knit critters and characters


December 8
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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