The holidays are upon us, and it's finally time for Experience Cortland's Annual Winter Pop-Up. December 2, from 11 am-4 pm. Shop a beautifully curated selection of Cortland County artisans whose work ranges from the delicious to the daring. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Saturnalia, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, or Las Posadas, you're sure to find just the thing to make the season just a little brighter.
Maria's beadwork is downright magical. Intricately woven jewelry highlighting semi-precious stones, perfectly preserved petals, and unique beads, all wrapped up in a rainbow of colors and textures. Whether you are searching for a thoughtful gift or just the right piece to set off your special holiday outfit, Maria has exactly what you're looking for.
This year treat someone you love to a little quintessential Cortland art with an original piece by Molly Regan. From custom portraits to unique holiday cards, Molly's dreamt up a little something special for everyone on your list. Molly's bright, whimsical style is bound to bring some extra cheer to the season.
Deck the halls with fragrant evergreens from Floristry! From swag to bundles, is there anything more indicative of winter than the scent of fresh-cut fir? Shopping for a plant lover? Come peruse Floristry's beautiful selection of exotic potted plants, or purchase a handcrafted piece from the Erron Hill Pottery collection and fill it yourself.
A woodworking wizard, Chelsea's distinctive creations are bound to captivate. Using modern techniques, Chelsea turns old barn woods and acrylic into charming ornaments, jewelry, and keepsakes. Are you hunting for something truly one-of-a-kind? Beacon Peak can create a custom piece, immortalizing a family recipe, poem, or note captured in your distinctive handwriting!
Nothing says snow day like wrapping your frozen fingers around a steaming mug of hot cocoa. Bomboozled's hot cocoa bombs are the cure for the winter chill. With delicious combinations such as; Andes mint, unicorn surprise, dark chocolate peanut butter, and white chocolate peppermint (just to name a few), you are bound to find just the right flavor for someone sweet in your life.
Macrame is the new boho chic, and the trend is here to stay. From shaggy wreaths and ornaments to classic macramé plant hangers, Maslins Guarden has this trend all tied up! Shopping for something for the cat lover in your life? Maslins Guarden's even offers a gorgeous hanging cat bed, perrrrrfect for the sunny window sill sleeper. Impress the wild child trendsetter on your list this season with this timeless take that's knot to be missed!
Experience Cortland's Artist of the Month, Emily Gibbons, will be in person to showcase her December galley. Emily's original works range from the surreal to the sublime and are most commonly composed with oils and watercolors. Famous for her signature florals and tranquil landscapes, Emily's work would feel right at home in any house, making it the perfect gift for someone special.
Share your Cortland County holiday adventures with us for a chance to be featured! Tag @experiencecortland and use hashtag #experiencecortland.