Holiday Artisans Market at Katie’s Cup Nov. 12, 19

Staff Report

Katie’s Cup coffeebar, 502 Seventh St., will host its second annual Holiday Artisans Market and a variety of family-friendly activities/performances from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays, Nov. 12 and 19. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments and seasonal treats will be available for purchase at the coffeebar.

The Holiday Artisans Market will feature an eclectic mix of original art and handmade craft items for sale, including, but not limited to, jewelry, candles, handmade baskets, hair adornments, mosaics, handmade journals, fabric bags, note cards, antique button jewelry and gifts, home décor art and cement stepping stones. The Blackhawk Woodcarvers will demonstrate their art both Saturdays.

Scheduled performances and activities include the following, by day:

Saturday, Nov. 12

10 a.m. — Children’s Thanksgiving Story time

11 a.m. — Machesney Elementary Puppet Team

12:30 p.m. — Rockford Fire Department equipment on display

1 p.m. — Face painting and crafts for children

1:30 p.m. — Movie viewing: Up!

3 p.m. — Musician Jesse Fox

Saturday, Nov. 19

11 a.m. — Children’s Thanksgiving Storytime

Noon — Student performances: Music Academy of Rockford

3 p.m. — Musician Jesse Fox

For more about any of these events, call Katie’s Cup at (815) 986-0628, or contact the Rockford Area Lutheran Ministries’ office at (815) 962-4279 or

From the Nov. 9-15, 2011, issue

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