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Make the League Fine Craft Galleries Your Holiday Shopping Destination

Shop the League of NH Craftsmen's statewide galleries to find holiday gifts that inspire and delight.
Each gallery features an exceptional variety of jewelry, pottery, glass, home décor, handbags, clothing, prints, sculpture and more in every price range – all are handcrafted and many are one-of-a-kind. All fine craft sold in the galleries are exclusively made by skilled artisans, juried members of the League of NH Craftsmen who have met the League’s standards for excellence and creativity. Gallery staff can offer advice and gift-giving ideas to make your holiday shopping easier.

Click to learn more about each gallery and the festive events happening around town.

Concord Gallery (2) Hanover Gallery (3) Hooksett Gallery (4) Littleton Gallery (5) League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters (2)
Meredith Gallery (6) Nashua Gallery (7) North Conway Gallery (8) Center Sandwich Gallery (1)  

CONCORD
36 North Main Street
603-228-8171
concord.nhcrafts.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:30 AM– 5:30 PM; Saturday: 9:00 AM– 5:00 PM: Sunday: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Sunday open until 5:00 pm starting December 1)
Friday, December 2, open until Midnight

The League Fine Craft Gallery in Concord is a charming holiday shopping destination, with a variety of gift options and personalized service -- a welcome alternative to online or big-box shopping. Located in the heart of downtown Concord, the Concord Gallery is celebrating the holiday season with sparkle and fun! The brand new North Main Street streetscape provides a safe, accessible, pedestrian- and shopping-friendly experience. Beautiful new well-lit, wide sidewalks and decorations will make you want to return again and again.

The 30th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be on Friday, November 25, events begin at 3:30 pm - don't forget to stop in our gallery and shop local. Join us for Midnight Merriment on Friday, December 2 from 5:30 pm to Midnight, as we are one of the many businesses providing special promotions and refreshments. Downtown Concord's restaurants provide a variety of tasty cuisine to suit any budget.


HANOVER
13 Lebanon Street
603-643-5050
hanoverleague.org
Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00am-5:30pm Sundays: 11:00am-3.30pm

Situated in the heart of downtown Hanover, The League of NH Craftsmen Gallery Shop is the perfect destination for gift ideas. Featuring a wonderful array of jewelry, accessories, glassware, pottery and home decor we have something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a unique gift that has been locally made , something special to wear or share, or an extraordinary addition to your fine craft collection you will find it here in Hanover. We are open 7 days a week and there is a parking garage at the rear of the shop.

You will also find lots of holiday spirit! Here are some upcoming events:

Saturday, November 26: 2:00-4:00pm
DEMONSTRATION BY SUSSY-ROSE SHIELDS, creator of the 2016 League Annual Ornament called Pitter Patter
This is the League's 29th Annual Ornament and is a whimsical rhodium-plated Elf Boot with etched and silkscreened details. Sussy-Rose Shields, juried in metal by the League, created this ornament which represents the little people that make and deliver gifts, create mischief and bring joy and enlightenment. Each ornament is hand signed and numbered by Sussy-Rose.

Sunday, November 27: Noon-3:00pm
COME TIE WITH US: Scarves all ways!
It's scarf season and the Hanover League Gallery Shop has quite the selection, from funky threads to hand loomed chenille to felted and colorful wraps--something for everyone! Join us as we learn different ways to wrap, knot and tie scarves. Maybe you have a cool way that you tie your scarf that you would like share! Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, December 3
SOUP TASTING in downtown Hanover
Come support your favorite non profit organization and sample some delicious soups all around downtown Hanover.
The Hanover League Craft Studies and Gallery shop have teamed together and will be offering some delicious soup samples. Please visit the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce website for more details.

Saturday, December 10: 11:00am-2:00pm
ARTIST OF THE MONTH - LUCY GOLDEN, Jeweler
Demonstration and opening event
Lucy Golden has been making jewelry for over 20 years in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. She loves color and often incorporates it in non-traditional ways into her brass and silver jewelry. She plays with themes that are important to her; local and exotic flora and fauna, activities in the great outdoors, and the lighter side of life. Lucy's whimsical jewelry makes the perfect holiday gift- so please stop by and try on for yourself!

We look forward to seeing you!


HOOKSETT
Hooksett Rest Area I-93 (Northbound)
530 West River Road
603-210-5181
hooksett.nhcrafts.org
Hours: Sunday-Friday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

The League of NH Craftsmen’s Hooksett Fine Craft Gallery is the newest and smallest of the League’s eight fine craft galleries, located in the I-93 Northbound Welcome Center. If you are a visitor, it's a great place to shop for creative, fun, and functional fine craft made in New Hampshire. You can also get information about the League of NH Craftsmen, its events and activities, and the other seven affiliated craft galleries located throughout the state. And since it is part of the Welcome Center, you can pick up information about a variety of statewide attractions and activities.  There's also a 1950s style Hi-Way Diner, a country store, a State of NH Liquor Store, fueling stations, and a dog-walking park. Come visit us on your way up to New Hampshire or your way home.


LITTLETON
81 Main Street, Lower Level
603-444-1099
littleton.nhcrafts.org
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Nestled in the shadow of New Hampshire’s White Mountains and located along the bank of the Ammonoosuc River, Littleton is the hub of the North Country. You will find the Littleton League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Gallery the heart of downtown Littleton. From mugs to wood-block prints, hammered silver bracelets to handwoven shawls, you will always find something elegant, playful, practical and original. Our dedicated staff will help you find the right gift. The gallery is open 7 days a week and we are happy to ship.

All our customers say it’s one stop shopping at 81 Main Street: the League Gallery is on the lower level; across the hall it's One Stitch, Two Stitch, a destination for every quilter; and upstairs is the newly expanded Little Village Toy and Book Shop and a new Tea & Coffee shop.  There's plenty of parking and the Gallery is handicap accessible with parking on Porter Street.

You will find Craft Beer and wood-fired pizza at Shillings (just a stone’s throw from the gallery along the Riverwalk). A few doors down from the gallery, the French Sister's Bakery is serving tasty soups, sandwiches and desserts for lunch. Try The Beal House for dinner, and you might want to book a weekend room too. 

Upcoming events:  Join us for the 29th Annual Holiday Parade on Main Street, Friday November 25 at noon (who doesn't love a parade!). The Littleton Studio School is having a student craft fair Saturday, December 3 from 10am-2pm on 21 Mill St across from Schillings Beer Co.

Check out the BFF Getaway Promotion from the Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce. Click here for more info.


MEREDITH
Route 3
279 Daniel Webster Highway
603-279-7920
meredith.nhcrafts.org
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Sunday, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Located in the quaint little town of Meredith NH, the League of NH Craftsmen Gallery offers the beautiful hand crafted work of over 250 artisans. From the Yankee Swap gift to that special something for your special someone, we have just the thing.  Decorated for the holidays, stop in to see our sparkling trees adorned with interesting ornaments. Unique dishes for all your serving needs. Treasures for those people on your list who will love something hand made by one of New Hampshire s finest artisans. This is where heirlooms begin.

SHOP the League of NH Craftsmen Gallery in Meredith and see what magic is inside!


NASHUA
98 Main Street
603-595-8233
nhcrafts.org/nashua
Hours:
November: Tuesdays + Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Fridays + Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sundays, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
December: Mondays, Tuesdays + Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Fridays + Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sundays, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
The League’s Nashua Gallery is located in the middle of Nashua’s beautiful, historic downtown. We are just a mile from the Everett Turnpike, and are convenient to both NH and Massachusetts shoppers. There is even a private parking lot behind the building. Come shop for unique gifts for your family, your friends, your home and yourself! These gifts are unique, because they are made one-at-a-time, by hand. We have items that will make you smile and items that will wow you. Need help finding the perfect $20 Secret Santa gift? Come see us, we have lots of choices. Need someone to help you pick out that special pendant or pair of earrings? That is our specialty, and comes complete with modeling if needed.

The downtown Nashua merchants will have Main Street all spiffed up for you in time for Ladies Night on Thursday, November 17. The holiday season really gets going during the Holiday Stroll on Saturday, November 26. And we have SO MANY amazing restaurants to choose from, you will have to have lunch, shop and then have dinner. And then come back on another day and do it again! Beginning Dec 1 we are open 7 days a week until Christmas.

There are several classes being offered between now and the end of the year are below -- click here to learn more. Free parking is available in lot behind the building for all classes held at the Gallery.


NORTH CONWAY
2526 White Mountain Highway
603-356-2441
nhcrafts.org/nconway
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM; Sundays,  9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Pottery Demonstrations: Saturdays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The North Conway League Gallery is located in the heart of the scenic White Mountains and is a great place to enjoy shopping, dining, and much more. The League North Conway Gallery is brimming with unique jewelry, furniture, pottery, blown glass, forged iron, woven baskets, and fiber arts, just to name a few. Explore this historical gallery for authentic New Hampshire fine crafts of heirloom quality and timeless beauty. 

During the holidays, downtown North Conway is aglow with holiday decorations and lights. Saturday, November 26 is Small Business Saturday -- all about shifting your shopping and supporting local, independent stores.


CENTER SANDWICH
32 Main Street (On the Green)
603-284-6831
nhcrafts.org/center-sandwich
Hours: Saturday, December 3, 9 am - 3pm; Sunday, December 4, 10 am - 2 pm

Celebrate the season in the quintessential New England village of Center Sandwich. For two days ONLY December 3 and 4, the Sandwich Home Industries - League NH Craftsmen Gallery will be open as part of the 40h Annual Christmas in the Village, a holiday festival featuring crafts, food and entertainment throughout the town. Although we are usually only open from mid-May to mid-October, the Center Sandwich Gallery will be open on Saturday, December 3  9-3and Sunday, December 4 w10-2 with a selection of items from the League of NH Craftsmen and holiday plants for sale from the Bearcamp Valley Garden Club.  

Other locations in town will also feature local craftspeople, holiday gifts and decorations for sale. T he Sandwich Historical Society will be open with a holiday display, and there will be a Farmer’s Market on Saturday with baguettes, winter vegetables, fresh roasted coffee, jam, wreath and trees and more at the Grange Hall from 9 am - 2 pm.   On Saturday, kids can have breakfast with Santa at the Corner House Restaurant from 8:30 am -10 am and everyone can enjoy a chowder lunch at the Community Church of Sandwich from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm on  Stop in first at the Sandwich Home Industries - League of NH Craftsmen Gallery to get your guide to all the activities or find us on Facebook at Christmas-in-the-Village-Sandwich-NH.


LEAGUE OF NH CRAFTSMEN
49 South Main Street, Suite 100
603-224-3375
nhcrafts.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and Saturdays during exhibitions, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

You will find a variety of fine craft on display at the League Headquarters in Concord's Art District. The Grodin Permanent Collection Museum contains craft items from the League's early years (1930s) to the present and includes masterworks from world-renowned craftspeople including Mary and Edwin Scheier and Vivika and Otto Heino. You can also see End of the Rainbow, an evocative multi-media fine craft exhibition, which is on display until December 16. The works in this exhibit communicate the feelings of joy, hope, and peace that often associated with rainbows. All of the craft is made by juried members of the League and available for purchase.

The League Headquarters will be open on December 2 for Concord’s Midnight Merriment and will feature a free workshop with Claire Renaud.  Stop in and make an ornament to hang in your home or give as a gift, we will be open from 5:30 pm until 9 pm!

 

 

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