VENDOR AND GUEST INFORMATION:

The Peace Education Center is thrilled to announce the Alternative Holiday Sale is back for 2023! This annual event is set to once again unite the Greater Lansing community in a celebration of peace, justice, and togetherness. The Alternative Holiday Sale provides an avenue for patrons to connect, shop, and support small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and fair-trade cooperatives, embodying the spirit of the holiday season in a socially conscious way.

What to Expect

The Alternative Holiday Sale extends a warm welcome to everyone looking to support local business and artisans. The AHS is held at Edgewood United Church, which offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere for shoppers to peruse an array of unique, high quality items. Throughout the event, visitors can enjoy a variety of meals and snacks that will be available for purchase, with all proceeds set to support the work the Peace Education Center.

There’s more! The Peace Education Center has proudly partnered with the Ten Pound Fiddle to present a live concert during the celebration. On Friday, November 17, at 7:30 pm (with doors opening at 6:30 pm), guests will be able to attend a performance featuring none other than the talented musician Joe Jencks! An international touring artist, award-winning songwriter, and celebrated vocalist, Joe Jencks is renowned for his performances that blend musical beauty, social consciousness, and spiritual exploration. With a musical career spanning 25 years and 15 released CDs, Jencks skillfully merges conservatory training with his Irish heritage and working-class upbringing. This fusion results in captivating musical narratives brimming with heart, soul, groove, and grit. Accompanied by well-crafted instrumentals and vivid songwriting, Jencks serves his musical creations with a lyric baritone voice that possesses the nuanced richness akin to a delectable sea-salt caramel. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

Event Details

  • Date and Time:

Friday, November 17: 5 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, November 18: 9 am – 5 pm

  • Location:

Edgewood United Church
469 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing

 

Everyone at the Peace Education Center is excited to continue this cherished community tradition, and we look forward to partnering with vendors and welcoming guests during yet another remarkable event. Join us in celebrating community, social justice, and the true essence of the holiday spirit!

Vendor Information

There’s still time to reserve a space at the 2023 Alternative Holiday Sale!

At the core of the Alternative Holiday Sale lies a diverse array of vendors and local artists. By offering a platform for small businesses, nonprofits, and fair-trade cooperatives to showcase their products, the AHS underscores the significance of mindful consumption. Vendor spaces are now available for reservation at a nominal cost, which has been adjusted to accommodate the increase in expenses associated with organizing this year’s event. Vendor reservations can be made according to the following pricing structure:

  • $50 for a single 6ft table
  • $45 for two or more 6ft tables per table ($45 multiplied by the number of tables)

For those interested in participating as vendors, please complete this vendor form and submit it alongside the appropriate payment to the Peace Education Center.

AHS VENDOR FORM

Applications can be emailed to peaceedcenter@gmail.com.

Secure online payment can be made here: https://rb.gy/2m08z.

You can also mail your vendor form and check to the PEC here:

Peace Education Center
1120 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823

PAST ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY SALES:

 

ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY SALE 2022

PEC is excited to announce the Alternative Holiday Sale is back for 2022! We’re looking forward to another successful sale this November. If you’re interested in participating this year please fill out this application form. We encourage you to return the form and vendor space payment as soon as possible to reserve your spot.

Please share the vendor reservation form with other local vendors who may be interested in participating.

 

The Alternative Holiday Sale gives the Greater Lansing community the opportunity to meet and shop with others in the peace and justice community while supporting small personal businesses, nonprofit groups, and fair-trade cooperatives.

PEC will be offering food and music again this year. Meals and snacks will be available for purchase, and we joined with Ten Pound Fiddle to include a live concert during the event. This year’s performer is Windborne- check them out here: www.windbornesingers.com

 

Friday, Nov 18, 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Tickets: $20 public, $18 Ten Pound Fiddle members, $5 Students

Purchase tickets after August 1st here: www.tenpoundfiddle.org

Internationally acclaimed vocal group Windborne is known for the power and innovation of their arrangements, as well as their unrivaled mastery of polyphonic music from around the world.

ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY SALE DETAILS:

Edgewood United Church
469 Hagadorn Road
East Lansing

Friday, November 18, 5 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, November 19, 9 am – 5 pm

VENDOR SPACE RESERVATION

COST: $40 for one 6ft table or $35 for 2 or more 6ft tables ($35 x number of tables)

To reserve your vender space please fill out the vendor reservation form and send, along with payment, to the Peace Education Center at:

Peace Education Center, 1120 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

Or email your application to peaceedcenter@gmail.com.

You can make a secure payment online at www.peaceedcenter.org/donate.

For more information contact the PEC Office Coordinator, Samantha Dillon, at peaceedcenter@gmail.com.

We’re excited to continue this tradition and look forward to working with you on another great event!

AHS 2021: Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!


Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

(1) Matt Mulford
Mulford Arts & Peculiar Perspective Studio & Gallery
https://www.etsy.com/shop/mulfordarts
https://www.facebook.com/Mulford-Arts-192401060835949/

Mulford Arts offers a wide choice of gift options.  Matt is known for his unique, personal, and expressive holiday cards and varied art in many mediums.  He can be contacted through his Mulford Arts Facebook page.  Items available to ship, or local delivery in the Lansing area.
(2)   Amie Lucas
https://Amielucas.com
https://AmieLucasPhotography.com
https://instagram.com/amielucas/

Description: Photographs inspired by the beautiful state of Michigan. From roaring waterfalls to lush forests to the stunning Great Lakes. 
Select your favorite photograph and have it printed on paper, metal or canvas. Additional sale items are available along with a limited stock 2021 Michigan calendar.
(3)   Jessie Blume
Jessie Blume bags 
www.jessieblume.etsy.com 

I make genuine leather crossbody bags. They make great gifts!
(4)   Sarah Evans
downeytreeart.com

Downy Tree Art is owned by Lansing artist, Sarah Surface-Evans. She is an illustrator who creates art featuring environmental and social commentary themes. She is also a sewist and designs her own fabric. Shop downytreeart.com for original artwork, limited edition prints, embroidery patterns, designer fabric bags, and more!
(5)   Aspen & Tim 
Turtle Creek Artisans
www.turtlecreekartisans.com

Tim will have water color note cards, and Aspen will have gemstone necklaces including some with peace symbol pendants.
(6)   Petra Daher
Petra Daher Productions
All sales help support the production of the Great Lakes Water Warrior Documentary film series.
https://www.petradaher.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html
Featured Products
Petra Productions Webstore – Gift Certificates for photo sessions, greeting cards, and fine art photography.

Search for Petra Daher to find her products:   Petra is offering canvas wraps and metallic photo prints with a mat including free delivery in the Lansing area at the WITA marketplace.  All of the items listed are in stock and ready to go!  Over 30 women are participating.

Women in the Arts Festival Artist Marketplace Facebook Group

This group is the official online Artist Marketplace for the Women in the Arts Festival. Featuring women-made creations, including paintings, illustrations, photography, jewelry, textiles, sculpture, pottery, glassware, books, and music, the Festival aims to create a space for women to showcase their talents and sell their work.
(7)   Cynthia Carter
Udderly Simple
www.facebook.com/udderlysimple

I’m Cindy Carter from Udderly Simple. Although I don’t have a website as of yet, Udderly Simple is on Facebook and I do have soaps and lotions available for purchase. I’m located in Bath and could either safely meet up or ship to customers. Thank you.

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Alternative Holiday Sale this year! We’ll see you next year!