NEW IBERIA, La. --- The Shadows-on-the-Teche is hosting a craft market just in time to finish your holiday shopping.
The Shadows Christmas Craft Market will take place in the Shadows gardens on Sat., Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Vendors from around Louisiana will display and sell their original work. You’re sure to find that missing gift for your holiday list.
Admission to the fair is $5 per person (12 and older) and $3 for children (ages 6-11), and includes a peek into holidays past on a tour of the Shadows. Holiday decorations and the scent of the season will fill the rooms on this special tour. Raffle tickets will be sold to win items donated by the vendors.
"Grab your Christmas list and come enjoy the day with your family and friends while supporting local artists, craftsmen, and the Shadows-on-the-Teche," said Jayd Buteaux, Shadows marketing and programs manager.
This year, the event has been modified to ensure a safe experience for visitors, vendors, and workers. The Shadows is encouraging visitors to wear masks while onsite and when social distancing is not possible. Shadows staff and volunteers will be required to wear masks during the event. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available for visitors to use.
About the Shadows-on-the-Teche:
The Shadows-on-the-Teche, National Trust for Historic Preservation site, opened to the public in 1961 with the mission to preserve the buildings, landscape, collections, and historical integrity of the site; to research and interpret through education programs a 19th century southern Louisiana plantation economy and community and their evolution; and to encourage an appreciation of and interest in historic preservation. The National Trust for Historic Preservation
, which owns and operates the Shadows-on-the-Teche, is a private, non-profit organization. The Shadows does not receive funding from federal, state, parish, or city government. The site supports itself through admissions, special programs and events, and donations to the Friends of the Shadows. For more information, visit ShadowsOnTheTeche.org