Courtesy Graphic, City of Kent

Courtesy Graphic, City of Kent

Check out the Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar Dec. 2-3

Find handcrafted gifts from local vendors

Get your holiday shopping done early at the Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3.

Find locally handcrafted gifts while enjoying festive food, music and drinks at the free event.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The Kent Commons Community Center is at 525 Fourth Ave. N.

Pecos Pit BBQ Food Truck will be at the event from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

The city of Kent provided the following:


Basket Crazy

Beach’n Beads

Bonnie Chance

Carol Mauritsen

Carrie’s Creations and Dee’s Design’s

Cascade Creative Designs

Dorothy Design’s

Eleven Eleven Sauce

Ever Hines

Forest Fairy Bakery

Full Moon Rising Body Care

Funky Fusion Fused Glass

Gene’s Gifts & Creations

Get Glitty With It

Giggly Chick

Glass + Gifts

Hot Sacks

J. Manyoky Art Studio


Kat’s Original Jewelry

Kent Valley Artists

Lady Di Originals

Legend of The Bling

Magical Gemstones

Mary Murphy Brown and Stephanie Bailes

MK’s Kid Stuff

Nan’s Creations

Naybird Bloom

Nice Rice Shop

Oddlee Enuff

Ophelia & Wendell Handmade

Parky’s Crafts

Sew Much More

Shay Fine Art

Shimara Designs in Glass

Sonja Bluhm Designs

Spooky B Pack


Summit Gifts

Under Kitty Supervision

Unique Ceramics By Jim

Veronica’s Northwest Arts

Wayne Bruder

Wondering Star

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