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Start Your Holiday Shopping At Mississauga’s Christmas Artisan Market

Nov 16, 2012

Beat the holiday shopping rush and start your gift buying early at the 15th annual Christmas Artisan Market at the Living Arts Centre on November 23 and 24.

"We are thrilled to have partnered with several arts groups around the city to make the market a successful event," said Susan Burt, director Culture Division. "The event, formerly known as the Christmas Marketplace Art & Fine Craft Show, will have a number of new artisans participating so we encourage residents to come out and see unique gift ideas and meet our talented local artists."

Burt noted the City is working with the Living Arts Centre, Visual Arts Mississauga, Art in the Yard and the Mississauga Potters Guild on this year's market.

The market features something for everyone on your holiday wish list including: jewellery; decorative pottery; fine art; gourmet cuisine items; and much more.

Live musical entertainment will set the holiday season mood throughout the event.

When:     Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24

Time:      10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Living Arts Centre
              4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga
              (Living Arts Drive & Princess Royal Drive)

Admission: Free

For More Information:
Contact Stephanie Myhal, arts supervisor, Culture Division, 905-615-3200 ext. 5355 or
stephanie.myhal@mississsauga.ca or visit mississauga.ca/artsandculture.


About Culture Division
The Culture Division was created in 2007 to foster growth and sustainability of culture in Mississauga. Through its policy development, services, programs and partnership initiatives, the Culture Division plays an integral role in the growth of the City for the 21st Century by preserving, supporting and enhancing the artistic and historic fabric of Mississauga.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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Media Contact:
Baljit Seran
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
baljit.seran@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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