By: Tina Lynn | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2010
DeDe Boedeker, Patsy Wynn and Erna Schneider display a few of the items that will be available at Carols and Crumpets, including chutneys, vinegars, herbs and crafts.
Carols and Crumpets, the highly anticipated herbal craft fair hosted by the Tulsa Herb Society, returns on Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center at 2435 S. Peoria. This event presents distinguished artists and crafters from a four-state area.
Vendors will have an incredible array of herbal holiday gifts. Expect to see many of your favorites return this year, as well as some fresh new faces.
Maggie Bonanomi, owner of Simply Butternut, returns with her whimsical artifacts, along with Ginger and Ron Schrader, owners of Kindred Spirit Place. Kirk and Loretta Bowers of Clear Creek Farm & Gardens will be there, as will Tracy Evans, owner of The Spice Market, who will have dried herb and spice blends.
Green Country Woodworkers promise wonderful wood products. Sandy Chapman, owner of Silver Spoons, will have jams, jellies and cookies, along with family members Kim Humbert, owner of From the Farm, and Ann Humbert, owner of Raintree Farm, who will have vintage country and pottery items.
Leesa Cotton with Scentables will offer everlasting scents of the season with her candles. Crissie Gray returns with glass items and her customers’ favorite cheese and cracker plates.
Charlotte and Dan Hayer, owners of Laughing Rabbit Soap Co., return each year with their luscious soap products. Maureen Hemmert of The Butter Churn will have her primitive collection of Santas along with bee skeps and chalkware.
3 Peas in a Pod owners Jean and Crissa Pankey will be on hand with their lotions, potions and balms. Randy Pennington, owner of Pennington's Herb Patch, will have herbs, spices, handmade cutting boards and serving utensils. Maggie and Chris Regan will have metal items and Christmas whimsy from the Garden Diva Sculpture Co.
Nancy Waldrip and Jalene Riley, Utopia Gardens, will have herbs in pots, poinsettias, and two sizes of living fir wreaths. Judy Wheeler of Lavender Hill Farm returns with her array of lavender products and her famous lavender wine.
Jackie Bowlin of J.B.'s Creations will have beautiful pins, and Nancy Parke, owner of Chateau Debris, will have hand-knitted scarves, gloves and hats.
The Tulsa Herb Society spends all year crafting for Carols and Crumpets; stop by their booth for a walk around herbal lane. THS members include Ann Sittler of Ann Sittler Designs, returning this year with her one-of-a-kind pottery, and Lou Ann Gray will have handmade heirlooms along with Lois Galpin, The Open Leaf, who will have leaf castings. And Linda Rardell of Rozu Ella will add color and interest.
The THS Live Greenery Booth has proven to be a winner for getting the best greenery at a reasonable price for early holiday decorating.
Don’t forget to stop by the Christmas Tree Raffle table and buy a ticket. You could be a winner!
The Snowflake Café is a festive site to visit with friends and enjoy a tasty homemade lunch. Snowflake Café will be serving their acclaimed pasta salad as part of their delicious lunch offering. The lunch also includes an artisan sandwich with turkey, Swiss cheese and dressed greens, chips, a cookie and tea, coffee or water. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mark your calendar for December 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a lovely day of shopping at Carols and Crumpets. The Tulsa Garden Center is located at 2435 S. Peoria, and admission to the event is free.
Carols and Crumpets is sponsored by Panera Bread.