Deadline extended for Christmas Market

Abbotsford Arts Council to host event from Dec. 4 to 6

The Abbotsford Arts Council has extended the application deadline to Oct. 2 for artisans who would like to participate in the Christmas Market.

The market takes place at Highstreet shopping complex from Dec. 4 to 6. All artisans in the Fraser Valley are invited to apply.

Building on last year’s success, the 2015 Christmas Market will be a one-stop destination for guests to find one-of-a-kind gifts and stocking stuffers as well as discover talented local artists.

Submissions for original, handmade visual artwork in various media will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Oct. 2.

Applications are available at abbotsfordartscouncil.org or the Kariton Art Gallery (2387 Ware St.).

The gallery’s hours are Tuesday to Friday from noon to 5 p.m.., and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.