2019 Lyons Holiday Bazaar

Now in its 45th year, the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar included over 60 artisan crafters displaying handcrafted wares on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8.

Wide view of the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Held in the gymnasium of Lyons Elementary School, the Holiday Bazaar is cherished annual tradition filled with talented artisans, many of them Lyons locals.
Mid-Century Modern fused glass art piece with a cat in a chair at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
These Mid-Century Modern fused glass artworks with cats were one of the highlight of Lois Rentz’s luminescent work.
Smiling woman selling jewelry at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Shannon Garfein created Lefthand Designs Jewelry to explore her passion for fine metalwork, crafting rings, earrings, necklaces, and more.
Skeins of multi-colored yarn at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Lisa Sobieniak’s sheep at Good Medicine Sheep Ranch just above Lyons, provide the wool to make these lovey skeins of yarn, and cozy felted wool hats and winter headbands.
Woman wearing flower-bedecked hat helps customer try on another hat at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Anela Lauren, a local celtic harpist, created an assortment of fun flower-bedecked upcycled hats and headbands.
3 candles on a Colorado-themed wooden background at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Many visitors took time to smell the candles offered in a variety of yummy scents by the Conifer Candle Company.
Woman spinning angora at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Debra Grubb spins angora to make yarn for her incredibly soft scarves.
Ornaments made from the folded pages of books at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Ornaments made from the folded pages of books adorn a tree at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar.
Mannequin heads display colorful knitted winter caps at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Carol Purcell came from Walden to sell her colorful and cozy knitted hats, and support her granddaughter’s new slime enterprise.
Tub of purple slime with sprinkles at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
7-year old Clare McLeod produced dozens of containers of ooey-gooey slime to sell at the Holiday Bazaar alongside her grandmother’s knitted goods. With an engaging in-person demonstration on Saturday, we hear her sales went well!
Small pottery plates with the words Lyons, Colorado on them at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Priscilla Cohan creates these lovely ceramic dishes sold alongside an assortment of baked goods as a fundraiser for the Lyons Redstone Museum.
Students sing carols at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Students from Lyons Middle/Senior High School serenade shoppers as they peruse the assortment of handcrafted goods at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar.
Baby-sized leather moccasins at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Beautiful leather goods, like these baby-sized moccasins, are the work of Grace Bullock of Berthoud-based Thunder and Wind.
Girl selling handmade bags and purses at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Even the teens in Lyons are skilled artisans! Sasha Bruckner designs reversible purses in great whimsical fabrics (and yes, there are pockets both inside and out!), as well as reusable holiday-themed gift bags.
Desktop calendar featuring a pastoral watercolor painting of the St. Vrain River at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Trish Murtha has been designing these calendars featuring her pastoral watercolor paintings for the last 21 years. She also teaches a monthly introduction to watercolor class for seniors at the Walt Self Center to share her love of this playful and expressive medium.
In-progress knitted socks and yarn skeins in a basket at the 2019 Lyons HolidayCraft Bazaar
Knitted goods, including knit-your-own headscarf kits, complete with handspun yarns, were in abundance at the booth of Shelley LaForge, of ShelleyLyn Knits.
Woman selling handmade jewelry at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Lori LeGault of LeGault Jewelry sells her handcrafted jewelry she designs with mixed metals
in a small studio in the heart of downtown.
Beaded bracelets with hand-stamped charms at the 2019 Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
You can wear your love of Lyons on right on your sleeve with these lovely
hand-crafted bracelets by LeGault Jewelry.
Display of handmade dog collars and leashes
Tie-Dyed Turtle Natural Living, also based in Lyons makes a huge range of patterned dog collars and leashes for nearly every occasion and team.
Colorful woven scarves at the Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
Unique and lovely patterned scarves woven by Kathleen Mayer of Waves of Weaving, make for a colorful display.
Santa reading the Christmas list of a little boy standing next to him looking on at the Lyons Holiday Craft Bazaar
What trip to the Holiday Craft Bazaar would be complete without a visit with Santa? Kindergartener Emerson McLaughlin shares his wish list with jolly old Saint Nicholas. Hope he was on the nice list year!
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