🎄 AWC American Christmas Market Oslo🎄

(Hosted by the American Women’s Club)

Pop into the AWC American Christmas Market Oslo and get a head start on your holiday shopping! You’ll find handmade jewellery, ceramics, crocheted / knitted and sewn products, soaps, glass products, BBQ sauces, honey & jams, and greeting cards. You’ll also find used books in English for 10 kr each. And the bake sale will be offering oodles of delicious treats! They  will raffle off amazing gift baskets this year, too!

Dates & Times

Saturday, 17 November 2018  10:00 – 16:00

Sunday, 18 November 2018  12:30 – 16:00

Fritznersgate 15 (one block from Frogner kirke)

See their FB event page for more info: AWC American Christmas Market

🎅 PHOTOS WITH SANTA 🎅

Santa Claus is coming to the American Christmas Market Oslo!

This year I will be donating my time and photographic services to take family photos with Santa at the American Christmas Market Oslo.  This is the second year I will be part of this fun initiative to raise funds for the AWC Scholarship and Oslo Crisis Center.  Make sure you pop in and for a small fee you will receive a professional digital photo with Santa.  There will also be an opportunity to take holiday photos without Santa during the market hours.

There will be a small fee of 50 kr per sitting / photo. Remember that all proceeds will go to the AWC scholarship and the Oslo Crisis Center.

Santa will be available at the following times:
♦️ SATURDAY 17/11 – 11.00, 13.00, 15.00
{market hours are 10.00-16.00}

♦️ SUNDAY 18/11 – 12.45, 14.30
{market hours are 12.30-16.00}

There are many vendors with gorgeous products available.  The focus being on handmade.  You’ll have the opportunity to find many wonderful Christmas goodies and treats.

❄️ VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Kristin Haanæs ❄️

Bespoke pieces of handcrafted silver jewelry inspired by travel, ancient designs, and nature. A contemporary twist on traditional techniques utilizing high quality semi-precious stones, Swarovski crystals, and hand-made glass beads.

Visit Kristin’s website www.illuminateit.info or FB page IlluminateIt Designs

You will be able to see and purchase Kristin’s beautiful silver jewelry at the AWC American Christmas Market 17 – 18 November.

🎟 New this year – Raffle Prizes 🎟

A *new addition* to the Christmas Market this year is a RAFFLE! One of the raffle prizes is a gift certificate (value kr 1400) to AdventureRooms Oslo for 4 people to play any of these games: Original Swiss, Black Queen & Piano.

Visit their website for more info: www.adventurerooms.no

All proceeds from raffle ticket sales go to the American Women’s Club of Oslo scholarship fund. Info about the scholarship can be found here: https://awcoslo.org/awc-scholarship.

🧣 VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – JULIA LISETH 🧣

Creating is what gets her through the long, dark winters in Norway. Julia enjoys letting her love for colour, texture and design come to life in all her products, be it in up-cycled sweater mittens, tote bags, knitted wrist warmers or anything crocheted. Julia is drawn to new challenges, which explains her wide range of products. This year Julia will again have Christmas stockings in fun and colourful designer fabrics. Each is unique and embellished with contrast fabrics, ribbons, lace and other types of trim. Julia is looking forward to two great days at the Christmas Market!

Come and see the wonderful array of handmade products Julia from Happy Me Redesign has to offer at the AWC American Christmas Market this coming weekend.

🌶️ VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – WILD FIRE FOODS 🌶️

Wild Fire Foods is the lovechild of American Chef Jeff and Norwegian Janniche. He got some recipes for bbq and chili sauces from his grandmother, the chef of Joe Lewis the “Brown Bomber”. As tomatoes and chilies were the local foods of his Native American family, we also try to use as much local produce as possible when we handmake the products here in Norway and thus carry on his proud cultural heritage.

The design is inspired by the Native American food-giving tradition Potluck, where only the best food was given. We want to honor this tradition by making the products with the best and purest ingredients available. We offer bbq sauces, chilisauces, woksauces and spice blends. They are all gluten free, free from fillers and mods. The spice blends are without sugar and with very little salt. Taste is first, and we can’t wait to let you taste them!

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Ingvilda Tetere

Handmade soap makes a wonderful hostess gift or stocking stuffer! Ingvilda Tetere from God såpe is a returning vendor at this year’s Christmas market!

Ingvilda will be selling her handmade soaps with amber powder, aroma balls (natural air fresheners) and gift sets (soap+aroma balls and washing tool – sponge).

🎄 VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Dawn Sullivan-Relling 🎄

Dawn, from Cards and Collars, is a returning vendor this year! She grew up north of Boston (US) and moved to Norway 6 years ago. She lives in Nannestad with her Norwegian husband, 3.5 year old son, and 4 dogs.

Dawn will have lots of beautiful handmade products for sale;
🎄 handmade Christmas cards in both Norwegian and English
🎄 vinkjule/decorative wine bottle covers
🎄 wine bottle tags
🎄 After Eight, Toffifee, Coffee, and Freia 200g chocolate gift boxes
🎄 personal care gift box
🎄 wood slice ornaments
🎄 gift tags
🎄 dog collars in winter / Christmas themes
🎄 cards for all occasions & 5 packs of different occasions note cards and envelopes.

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – ALICE ROSSMANN

Alice studied Art at Indiana University in the 70’s and loved it. Alice is now a part of a 5 person collective at Røa, and loves spending her spare time playing with clay. Alice loves creating functional pieces as well as being at markets. Alice hopes to see you at the AWC American Christmas Market!

💫 VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – BRODERIKUNST STUDIO 💫

Broderikunst Studio is a new vendor this year. They offer a wide selection of hand- and machine-embroidered products such as kitchen towels, napkins, placemats and other dining textiles, t-shirts, shopping bags, and more. Treat your friends (or yourself) to an original gift this holiday season!

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