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Open Studios: Winter Holiday Market
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Repeats every day until Sat Dec 10 2016. Friday, December 9, 2016 Various times
Saturday, December 10, 2016 Various timesEvent InfoWebsite: 
Recommended Age: 
All ages

When: Dec 9, 2016 12am in Lawrence, MA
Cost: Free

Open Studios: Winter Holiday Market

Two days of holiday shopping fun right here in Lawrence at Island Street Studios at Union Crossing!Lots of great art-making, art-purchasing, and art-viewing opportunities available, with good food, drink, company and holiday cheer. There will be a children's holiday craft activity as well.Resident and Guest VENDORS include:-- 33rd World (screenprinting/painting)-- Amy Bloom Architecture-- Andrea Stoehr Designs (fused glass)-- Brian Grimson (painting/sculpture)-- Caroline Buccieri of Bella Stella Beads (beaded jewelry)-- Cornelia van der Broeke (painting)-- Creating a New Me by Evelyn Gonzalez (life coach)-- David W Kay-- Elizabeth Dawidowicz Peck Fine Art (oil/pastel painting)-- Emily O'Brien Photography-- Erik Patton Photography-- Greg Abate (audio engineering)-- Jamie Balint-- Jean Schwerdt Stewart (painting)-- Jerry L Wilson-- Joanne Jolly-Kay (stained glass/mosaics)-- Kelly Paicopolos (illustration)-- Lawrence Arts House (expressive art studio)-- Lynne B Mehlman, Fine Art (oil/pastel)-- Richard Fitzgerald (watercolor)-- Rob Fitzgerald-- Ryan Tracy-- Silver Labyrinth Design by Emily O'Hara (jewelry)-- Timothy Estey Photography-- Twisted Creation by Tammy Hutchins-- Visit Progress Clothing to stock up on dresses, ties, blazers, and more for the holiday season!-- Whitney Stewart's Custom Jewelry

When: Dec 9, 2016 5pm to Dec 9, 2016 9pm in Lawrence, MA

The Blochaus Art Gallery - Opening Reception

We're proud to announce the grand opening of the Blochaus Art Gallery on December 9th! Join us and experience our first collective exhibit "Established". The night will highlight a diverse group of contemporary artists on the vanguard of the visual arts scene in the Boston area and across New England. The show will feature original pieces by these top selling contemporary, fine art, urban and mixed media artists. Be among the first to preview this collection of artwork, enjoy live music, cocktails and light fare served among local tastemakers and the industry elite.Featured Artists: Markus Sebastiano, Percy Fortini-Wright, Jeffrey Erler, Dante Latessa, Derek Wakeen, Adam O'Day, Andrew Houle, Trent Sanders, Mae Chevrette, Jon Hen, Andrew Bablo & Norma E. Lopez. Antique Installations by Cafe Berlin Antiques.

When: Dec 9, 2016 6pm in Lawrence, MA

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About Lawrence, MA
Lawrence Massachusetts is located 25 miles north of Boston just off of Route 495. Built in the 1840's and planned as the nation's first industrial city and testimony to this concept are the massive mill buildings that line the Merrimack River, the striking clock and bell towers and the awesome Great Stone Dam.

The strength of the harnessed Merrimack River and its canals served to fuel the Lawrence mills that produced textiles for the American and European markets. The city was a world leader in production of cotton and woolen textiles by the early 20th century.

Lawrence has always been a multi ethnic and multi cultural city with a high proportion of foreign born residents thereby giving it the name "The Immigrant City". Waves if immigrants coming to Lawrence to work in the mills beginning in the Late 1800's and continuing to the present day have made Lawrence truly a home to everyone,

Today, Lawrence remains an urban center in which 35% of its economy is still based of manufacture. The city is still a hub of textile, apparel and shoe companies such as Malden Mills, KGR, Grieco Brothers, New Balance and Cardinal Shoe. Combined with its affordable space and convenient location, newer companies in technology, health care, and manufacturing have chosen to locate in Lawrence.

Lawrence offers recreational, historical and cultural attractions along with people committed to living and working in a safe environment. The city boasts sailing on the Merrimack, Heritage State Park, art exhibitions and a wide range of cultural activities such as ethnic festivals that celebrate Lawrence's diversity and rich heritage.