'Handmade Holiday' gift show, Santa parade mark Arlington 'Hometown Holidays' Dec. 3

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Farmers' Market, in conjunction with the city of Arlington, will host local artisans at an indoor Christmas market at Magnolia Hall, a banquet hall in historic downtown Arlington, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Shoppers will find pottery, clothing, jewelry and accessories, toys and play gear, soap and body products, and décor, as well as handmade ornaments and Christmas cards, all handmade by local artisans. Freshly-baked goodies, warm drinks and seasonal food will also be available for purchase. Shoppers can even participate in raffles for giveaway baskets of goods provided by "Handmade Holiday" vendors. Throughout the day, carolers and musicians will perform holiday favorites.

The city of Arlington's Santa parade will also kick off at noon that day, followed by free carriage rides from 12:30-4:30 p.m. and free photos with Santa in Legion Park. Many shops will hold storewide 20 percent-off sales.

For more information, log onto the Arlington Farmers' Market Facebook page at, or the city of Arlington's website at You can also contact Audrey Houston by phone at 425-330-6105 or via email at

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