BeTC

Ongoing

Lost and Found

Town of Bedford, MA 10 Mudge Way, Bedford

This show, juried by Jessica Straus, examines our relationships with familiar, unfamiliar and defamiliarized objects. Sometimes we find things we never knew we lost. They have been hidden away in our attics or our drawers. Other things we discover in the dailiness of our lives. We find meaning and even healing in found objects and pieces from the past. Meanings are created somewhere between claiming and severing relationships with objects, between reviving and recasting their history. The work starts with a found object which must be physically embedded or transformed into the piece itself. Objects may be recognizable or beyond

Free

Winter Market 2022

The Umbrella Arts Center 40 Stow St., Concord

The Umbrella Winter Market, a Concord tradition, is an annual three-day show and sale of artist, artisan, and hand-crafted work festively displayed on all three floors of the beautifully renovated Umbrella Arts Center in historic Concord Center. It features dozens of Umbrella Studio Artists and regional Guest Artists, an annual "Off-the-Wall" show with small works under $300 (in-person and online), Ceramics Studio holiday sale, Arts Education info table, and more. Plus, view the “Lost and Found” group visual arts exhibition juried by Jessica Straus in the Main Gallery, an outdoor Lathe Demo with Palo Coleman, live music on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, refreshments in the cafe, and a

St. Paul’s Advent Fair

St. Paul's Episcopal Church 100 Pine Hill Road, Bedford

On Saturday, December 3, from 9:00am to 2:00pm, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Advent Fair. The Fair features gifts, crafts, food, and holiday cheer for all ages, with all proceeds benefitting the work and ministries of the church.   A sampling of the many items available: Gorgeous gift baskets for every occasion and budget Handmade crafts and decorations, including hand-blown glass ornaments Silent Auction featuring handmade gifts and jewelry, restaurant gift cards, and one-of-a-kind items Raffle for a Solo Stove Bonfire 2.0 portable outdoor fire pit Country Kitchen with homemade marinara sauce, baked goods, breads, cheese, baked

Recurring

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Bedford Free Public Library 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA

There will be something for everyone on your holiday gift-giving list at the Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale, Dec. 3 and 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. A Members only sale takes place on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. and if you’re not already a member, you can join at the door. Friends’ volunteers have been hard at work all fall pricing books and preparing for the annual winter sale. You will find like-new art books for art lovers and a wide variety of adult fiction and non-fiction books. There will be a special children’s section filled

Holiday Artisans Fair

First Parish Bedford 75 The Great Road, Bedford

Holiday Artisans Fair adds a new dimension to Bedford's annual Tree Lighting celebration and Winter Walkabout on December 3 A Holiday Artisans Fair sponsored by the Bedford Cultural District and the Gallery Committee @ First Parish in Bedford will take place from 3 to 6 pm on Saturday, December 3, inside the historic meeting house on Bedford Common. First Parish is fully accessible using its Elm Street Entrance. More than two dozen local artists, craftspeople (and an author!) will exhibit and sell original work by local artists along with jewelry, crochet animals, stained glass, scarves, and mittens. The Gallery Committee's