Friday, November 11, 5-7 PM, kick off your holiday season at the opening of WREN’s annual member show, Good Tidings: Local Art & Holiday Gifts! This exhibition celebrates the diverse talent WREN’s members, and offers unique gifts at every price point.

 

Good Tidings will be open from November 11 through December 31 in the Gallery at WREN, and the Store at WREN will be fully-stocked all holiday season with work from over 120 local artists and artisans.

 

On Saturday, December 3, the magic returns for everyone’s favorite North Country holiday celebration, Christmas in Bethlehem! The Store and Gallery at WREN will be open 10 am – 5 pm for all kinds of merry-making: from 10-12, join artist Kristine Lingle for a card-making workshop, and from 10-3, leather artisan Diane Louise Paul will be set up in the Gallery giving leather-stitching demonstrations as she creates her one-of-a-kind antique sleigh bell decorations. Head down to the Adair Country Inn’s Open House from 11-3, featuring a Holiday Fair showcasing even more WREN members and their gorgeous handmade wares, guided tours of the historic inn, and cookies and cider for everyone. Visit christmasinbethlehemnh.org for a full schedule of events across Bethlehem.

 

Shop local and small this season, and make WREN your first stop for handmade gifts crafted by local artists and makers! Can’t make it into the store? Visit wrenworks.org/shop to shop online!

 

Good Tidings will be on view in the Gallery at WREN from Friday, November 11 through Saturday, December 31, 2022. The Gallery is open during WREN’s regular hours, Monday-Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM.

 

The exhibition Good Tidings is sponsored by Tami Nason, and the Adair Country Inn & Restaurant is the proud sponsor of the Gallery at WREN.

 

About WREN

 

The Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization in Bethlehem, NH. WREN provides classes, workshops, community workspace, networking and events to support better lives and livelihoods, access to markets, and rural economic development in the North Country. WREN’s programs are funded in part by grants from the NH CDFA CDBG Program, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Granite State United Way, the NH Women’s Foundation, and the NH State Council on the Arts Public Value Partnership Grant.