Located throughout historic Central School, Holiday Art Market will return December 8-10 with an array of fine and handmade items crafted by regional artists, encouraging the Lake Area community to “Shop Local, Give Local!”.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit this year’s spotlight organization, MusicMakers 2U, a locally-based organization devoted to providing area youth with access to musical instruments.

Times for the festive event are as follows: Friday, December 8 (3-7pm), Saturday December 9 (10am-5pm), and Sunday December 10 (12-5pm).

Follow the event page for previews of the beautiful and
creative art pieces available as unique Christmas gifts.

Partipating vendors include:
ADeLand Art, AKA Cosplay and Art, Cajun Moon Jewelry & Gifts, Danny Allain, Anita Ahrens Pottery, Art Associates of Lake Charles, GHI Jewelry, Glassical Creations, The Inkling Girl, Jim Ferguson Making a Scene, JM Jewelry Designs, KP Designs – Artisan Jewelry, Le Jardin Familial, Author Linda Todd, Nicole Surface Design & Illustration, Olive & Indigo, Peggy Borel, Pixel & Ink Creative, Sarah Bercier, Tracy LeMieux of The Art Factory, Wendy Boyett, and Wind & Sun Reflections

Students of the Dr. Francis G. Bulber Youth Orchestra perform Saturday, Dec 9 (10am-12pm) & Sunday Dec 10 (1pm-3pm).

Musicmakers2u presents performances from saxophone player Mickey Smith Jr on Sunday, Dec 10 (3pm-4pm) and all-girl trio “Foot in the Door” (4-4:30pm).

Holiday Art Market is presented annually by the City of Lake Charles and the Arts Council of SWLA. For more details, visit or contact the Arts Council at (337) 439-2787.


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