Hot for the Holidays!
Friday, December 10, 2010 (Preview Night)
7-10PM • $10 at Door / Free Admission for Crucible Members
Saturday & Sunday, December 11 & 12, 2010
10AM – 4PM • Free Admission for all
Press Release (PDF)
Event Poster (JPG)
Shopping at the mall was never like this!
Support local artists and community arts education for youth and adults while you get your last minute shopping done at the Bay Area’s most unusual holiday celebration.
On Friday night we have our first ever special preview night with live music, adult beverages and first crack at the fabulous gifty items. This evening is free to Crucible members, so become a member now or at the door to start reaping the rewards of your member benefits!
Then on Saturday and Sunday we have the most unique holiday shopping experience around. Shop for affordable handcrafted gifts created by over 70 Bay Area artisans, and experience the excitement of our 56,000 sq. ft. studio, where furnaces roar and sparks fly. Kinetic Steam Works will also be on hand with their large steam powered tracker “Pappy” to usher in a very important guest.
Holiday Gifty Features:
• Over 70 amazing artisans selling handmade gifts
• Exciting live industrial art demonstrations in welding, blacksmithing, glass blowing and more
• Bicycles for all ages will be for sale in The Crucible’s Bike Shop
• Fabulous family friendly stage performances
• A visit from Santa at 1PM (Saturday & Sunday Only)
• Spectacular Art Lottery
• Tasty refreshments and holiday treats
• An opportunity to talk and interact with our instructors, students and staff to learn more about The Crucible, sign up for classes, or purchasing a gift certificate
• Kinetic Steam Works “Pappy” (Saturday & Sunday Only)
• Destiny – Harpist from the Hood (Friday Only)
• Fiddlerats (Saturday Only)
• Fade2Black Youth Jazz Ensemble (Sunday Only)
Whatever holiday you celebrate, spark it up with a visit to The Crucible’s Holiday Gifty celebration.
Picture Gallery from 2009 Holiday Gifty
Also Not To Be Missed…
Register for a class at Holiday Gifty and save 20% or even 25% off class tuition for the winter quarter.
– New students receive a 20% discount
– Crucible members receive a 25% discount
* Class cost comprises tuition and studio costs; discount is on tuition only. Discount cannot be applied to classes for which you have already registered. There is limited space for discounted tuition available in each class, and this offer cannot be combined with any other offers, volunteer/intern hours or coupons. Not good for Family Fun Weekends, Tasters, Labs or CREATE access.