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Two Christmas Markets & More Planned for Downtown Covington

The Folksiders, who are well known for their artisan events in Rabbit Hash, will be in Covington for Christmas as one of two scheduled markets Downtown. The Seventh Street Makers Market will also bring local artists, bakers, and crafters to Downtown Covington, part of an ambitious schedule of events to bring holiday shoppers back to the urban core.

Here is the schedule of events:

Friday, November 30 - Light Up Pike Ceremony/Grand Opening of Pop-Up Shops

This event will serve as the kick-off for the Downtown holiday shopping season and will also feature Santa's Workshop, a holiday movie, and kids craft hour. The effort is being pushed by Make Covington Pop.

Saturday, December 1 - Queen City Bikes Holiday Ride

Friday, December 7 - First Friday Gallery Hop/Art Openings at Artisan Enterprise Center

Saturday, December 8 - Holiday Snowball Match

Sunday, December 9 - Folksiders (see below)

Friday/Saturday Dec 14/15 - Seventh Street Makers Market (see below) Food Truck Happy Hour on Friday/Covington Clay Opening 

Friday, December 21 - Awesome Collective of Covington Index of Awesome launch party

Follow event times and information at Make Covington Pop

About the Seventh Street Makers Market:

25+ local artists, bakers, & makers
Food Truck Happy Hour from on Friday
Family-friendly
Free parking
Holiday music & cheer

Complimentary gift wrapping station sponsored by:
Awesome Collective of Covington 
Keep Covington Beautiful

About Folksiders:

 

Find Your Million Dollar Baby At The Folksiders Holiday Market!
 
2012 is coming to an end and the holiday season is upon us. December is your last chance of the year to attend a Folksiders Market. We’ll have over 30 artisans, crafters, and vendors selling their work, selling their goods, selling their wares all just in time for the gift giving holiday season. I can’t think of a better place to pickup that handmade, upcycled, locally created, perfectly personal present for your friend, family or fond one. This all takes place at the Pike Place Bingo Hall in the heart of the Covington.
 
So come downtown this December 9th to find a million dollar baby and BUY YOCAL!
 
What is a Folksider?
 
Folksiders are artisans, craftspeople, historians, musicians, nature lovers, growers, junk collectors, culinary enthusiast….anyone with a keen eye and love for beautiful things , forgotten treasures, fine design…..they are people who live their lives with an artful and creative approach to everything they do……and an avoidance of the "been done", dull, and mundane…..
 
Our goal: To take our love for beautiful, interesting and sometimes forgotten things and turn it into an Art Market experience that we could share with our community. We began by gathering a core group of these creative folks and they, along with a group of selected artisans will be featured in that “art Market” venue once a month in Historical Rabbit Hash and other Northern Kentucky areas.
 
What are Folksiders Markets?
 
Monthly market events held in Rabbit Hash, KY and surrounding tri-state area river towns featuring Folksider artisans from the Greater Cincinnati/Southeast Indiana/Northern Kentucky area.