Ring in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.
When we lose a loved one, we often look for ways to honor their life. One Twin Cities couple has found a unique way to memorialize a family member after death. Ron and Carole Javner opened Eternal Ware in Newport, where they offer a unique pottery memorial to grieving families. For Ron, pottery has always been a passion. “It’s an interesting form of art,” Ron said.
A Minnesota company that’s been making pottery for 140 years is on the verge of closing. The owner of Red Wing Pottery says he is planning to shut down at the end of the year, unless a buyer comes forward to take over the business. He says it’s just become too expensive to keep operating.
Handmade gifts often create the best memories during holiday season. Not particularly arts and craftsy? Support the local art scene and pick up some unique gifts that are handmade and one of a kind. Read of for a list of the best local artists featuring items that would make a perfect holiday gift.
When the weather turns cold and blustery and it’s time to head inside, the days can get long and monotonous, especially with little ones underfoot. It’s during these times when all the toys have been played with, all the puzzles solved, the games played out, the books read, and the screen time used up, that an art project sounds appealing.
Nestled amidst bluffs on a sharp bend in the Mississippi River, Red Wing is a scenic and charming destination for a day or weekend visit. This historic river town is world-renowned for its pottery, shoes, and delightful accommodations.