Christmas in the Country 2023

November 30, December 1 & 2

Simply Bee Presents our

Annual Artisan Market

Every year we curate top quality local makers to bring you an amazing shopping experience in the country!

Save the Date 2023

Thursday, November 30th, 2PM-8PM

Friday, December 1, 10AM-8PM

Saturday, December 2, 10AM-4PM

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2023 Vendor Line Up

Check out these amazing vendors from East Central Alberta!

Grace + Grit Handmade

Kristen will be showcasing her beautiful handcrafted bags featuring one of a kind handwoven fabrics!

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Apple Tree Coffee

Amanda started Apple Tree Coffee after enjoying local delicacies of the Kootenays on a family trip. After returning home she realized how much better the freshly roasted coffee was compared to store bought coffee and she started roasting her own. Now two years later she has partnered with a roaster in Vancouver to bring her coffee roast designs to you.  

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Nerdy by Nature

Nerdy By Nature, based out of Lloydminster, AB offers small batch, slow, sustainable fashion that you can wear and treasure for years to come. They source and direct print fabric for customers upon request. They will have an assortment of grow clothing and winter wear - and hopefully a few adult items too!

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Jean's Doll Furniture

Jean will be featuring her handmade barbie doll furniture.

Prairie Soap Shack

Prairie Soap Shack creates all-natural skin + body care products for people who want modern self care infused with a connection to plants of the prairies.

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Little Bear Creations

Stephanie will be selling vinyl image clothing, home decors signs, seasonal bags and more!

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Prairie Wind Leather Works

Prairie Wind Leather Works create leather work and laser engraved items reflecting western culture. Each item is made by hand with care and attention to detail.

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Leanin' Heeler Design Co.

LHDC, based out of Hardisty, creates custom hand-stamped jewelry, pet tags, saddle and bridle tags, memorial pieces, keychains and more. Every piece is 100% customizable with a wide variety of stamps, fonts, and blanks.

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Old School Cheesery

With a storefront in Vermilion, Alberta, the Old School Cheesery specializes in handmade artisan cheese and is the first Alberta Économusée.

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Spade To Spoon

Spade to Spoon's jams, jellies, pickles, relishes and salsas will be a welcome addition to any Christmas feast! They will also have Greenhouse Gift Certificates for sale - a perfect stocking stuffer or gift for that gardener on your list.

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Wildrose Cinnamon Buns

"I'm just an AB prairie girl who loves to bake and sell unique cinnamon buns!"

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Strippin & Flippin Furniture

Our names are Kelsey Mercer-Gatzke and Shay Lutz. We are a mother, daughter duo that refinish and repurpose furniture out of Kitscoty, Alberta.

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Rocky Ridge Flower Farm

This local flower farm provides fresh cut greens, wreaths, garlands, table arrangements, cards, dried flowers and more!

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Sweet Three Designs

What started as a labor of love has blossomed into Sweet Three, a brand that encapsulates the very essence of style, elegance, and empowerment. Our jewelry isn't just about accessorizing; it's about self-expression, confidence, and the promise of feeling extraordinary every day.

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Tubby time

Affordable gifts that get used! Hooded bath towels and pacifier clips for the little ones, microwaveable wheat bags, and plush towel head wraps for all ages. All handmade in my sewing shop near Amisk, Alberta. 

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Ranch Raised Clothing Co.

Three ranch raised sisters, making clothing for ourselves and our ranch raised kids! Alberta-based original designs inspired by our everyday ranch lives.

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All Scrunched Up

All Scrunched Up strives to create scrunchies that are unique, trendy and hair friendly. Each scrunchie is made with love and care in central Alberta.

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Shirley's Pies

Shirley's Pies offers from scratch pies and tarts. If you're a local, you know.

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Kay Ranae Macrame

Kendra loves expressing her creativity through working with fibre art. She will be offering ornaments, keychains, plant hangers, antler pieces, wall hangings and much more!

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RR Accents

Ruta, a self taught designer/artist with Baltic roots, has been drawn to jewellery since she was a little girl. Seven years ago she followed her dreams and turned her visions into actual designs. She works with silver, copper, brass, semiprecious stones and beads creating jewellery that is rustic, raw and earthy.

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salted.

Queens of baking, spreadsheets and creative thinking, the Salted team is made up of 3 moms who believe in a balance between work and date nights. Follow our journey as we learn, grow, inspire, and share life’s joy by offering you everything Salted.

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Sweet Pea & Ash

Madison will be selling keychains and other beaded accessories, including a new variety of bracelet stacks made with acrylic and hematite beads. 

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Sam Knopp Ceramics

With interests in mid-century design, pop-culture and craftsmanship, Sam creates functional ceramics that are playful, minimal and richly tactile.

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Bar Double Diamond

Handmade in Flagstaff County, Bar Double Diamond is your go-to for western style products. From spoon rings to blankets, there is something for you. Bar Double Diamond is most known for wild rags (aka cowboy scarves), which come in a wide variety of colours and patterns that aren’t the usual, traditional style. 

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Quarter Cuts Ltd.

Dallas and Morgan from Quarter Cuts Ltd. will be back again with a freezer full of goodies to purchase at our market this year! When you support Quarter Cuts, you can trust that every ounce of effort is going in to your meat.

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Creative Klutter Quilt Shop

Your one stop shopping for your quilting needs. Betty will have runners, placemats, small quilts, stockings and more at our Christmas in the Country Store.

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Rafter Diamond W

Ashley is the maker behind Rafter Diamond W farmhouse decor. She loves incorporating the old with the new and bringing one of a kind pieces to your home. 

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The Fizz Biz

The Fizz Biz out of Forestburg is your go to for a variety of handmade bath bombs for kids & adults! Larissa will be selling DIY bath bomb kits, melt & pour soap kits, lip balm kits, whipped body butter kits, Christmas specials & more! 

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Brenna Page Photography

Brenna has an eye for detail, with a natural intuition for photography. She portfolio includes weddings, graduations, newborns, sports and prairies life. She will be selling notebooks, greeting cards and canvas prints showcasing her beautiful photographs.

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Bill Urzada Custom Leatherwork

Bill will be showcasing his custom made leather products.

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Prairie & Pine

Prairie & Pine believe in making trendy, yet durable furniture that adds a unique touch.

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Little Birdy Pottery

Since 2021, Renee has expanded her potting into jewelry. She will be showcasing her earrings - each pair is hand-painted and unique.

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Jayd's Stitches

Jayd’s Stitches: unique and personalized handmade cross-stitch portraits and ornaments; embroidered jewelry, home decor and fashion; wire knitted words and decor.

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Kustom Threads

Marg has been sewing for many years and enjoys the creative process of making something new and unique!

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Take a coffee break from shopping or grab a delicious bite from our Food Vendor.

Christmas in the Country Café

The Wooden Spoon

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