Elizabeth Russell’s ceramic plates, mugs, and teapots are on offer at the KPFA crafts fair. Photo courtesy of Karin Conn.

Elizabeth Russell’s ceramic plates, mugs, and teapots are on offer at the KPFA crafts fair.
Photo courtesy of Karin Conn.

The annual KPFA Winter Crafts Fair returns to the Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond waterfront this weekend, showcasing handmade items by more than 200 artists. Browse, shop, and enjoy a stunning variety of art, jewelry, and crafts at this annual event benefiting KPFA 94.1 FM public radio. New this year: Conversations in Fiber, a quilt exhibition and sale featuring quilting stories and discussions with the artists.

Along with original artwork in all media, the fair serves up gourmet dishes by Up & Under Pub of Pt. Richmond, along with tea, coffee, and pastries by Sweet Inspiration Bakery, plus beer and wine. Food exhibitors are plentiful and range from Happy Girl Kitchen and McVicker Pickles to Charlie Frank’s Pies and The Xocolate Bar. Local musicians keep the mood lively with performances on both days. Cost: General admission $12; Seniors/People with disabilities $8; Free for youth under 18. On-site parking is free, as is the shuttle from the Richmond BART Station. Info: KPFA and Craneway Pavillion

45th Annual KPFA Winter Crafts Fair
Saturday and Sunday, December 19 & 20, 10am–5pm
The Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Waterfront
1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond

Artisan foods at the fair include Chef Narsai David’s Chocolate Decadence as well as his savory sauces and chutneys. Photo courtesy of Karin Conn.

Artisan foods at the fair include Chef Narsai David’s Chocolate Decadence as well as his savory sauces and chutneys. Photo courtesy of Karin Conn.