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Bushplane's Annual Holdiay Gift & Craft Show returns for 2 days in 2015



The largest Holiday Gift & Craft Show in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

returns in 2015 as a 2 day show.


The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre will once again host more than 100 vendors showing their talents and gift ware items

on Saturday November 7th  and Sunday November 8th , 2015

There will be different vendors on each of the days with a large door prize for each show

The canteen will be open both days for lunches and snacks

The Show will run from 10 am to 4 pm both days.

Special Thank-you to Diamond Engagements, Algoma's Farmers Market &

Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore

for thier support for our show!

Saturday's door prize will include:

$50.00 certificate to Case's Music
Mary Kay Satinhands gift bag, valued at $51.00 courtesy of Jeri Pearce
Gift Certificate for My Steeped Tea, courtesy of Kathryn Sousa valaued at $25
2016 Sheri Bayles Minardi Calendar valued at $20.00

Snap-Charm Interchangeable Bracelet & matching ring courtesy of Nadine Law, Sudbury Ont. Valued at $35

A wooden rendeer basket filled with a variety of items worth $35.00 courtesy of Earl & Dorothy White

A $50 gift basket with a $50 gift certifcate courtesy of The Country Way, Brock St.

          A Soak box Knitting Kit valued at $50 & a $10 gift certificate                                courtesy of  Shabby Motley

Chalkboard placemat, 2 marble mazes, a reusable sandwich bag

courtesy of Pam Allan, PS CREATIONS value $23

$25 gift basket courtesy of D'LISHOUS SOAP (handmade soap & candles)

$20 certificate courtesy of Foch Cleaners

A hand painted ornament courtesy of Jean Becker, NorthernTwisted Art, value $30

$70 certificate from Driverseat Sault Ste. Marie towards your trip to and from         Sault Ste. Marie Airport.

! free night at the Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham in Sault Ste. Marie.  Prize includes full hot breakfast, access to the pool and  discounts at 25 retail and dining locations.  Valued at $115

3 month subscription to the Sault Star valued at $59

A  dip bowl -used for salsa or con queso courtesy of Skip Baily, valued at $25

A Holiday wreath Courtesy of Mann Florist valued at $60

Flower Wall Plague courtesy of Chris Carter Creations

Shaeffer pen courtesy of Sue Parr, Sears Watch & Jewellery Repair Value at $45

Christmas Stocking Wall hanging courtesy if Gayle MacNamara valued at $30

A small monster and an Ipod case courtesy of Robin Claire Designs Robin Claire Designs & Karen Michelle Creations valued at $25a small monster and an Ipod case

A pair or recycled wool sweater mittens courtesy of Teresa Tanninen, Recycled and Re-Sewn, Valued at $25

$25 Gift Certificate courtesy of Susan Wilding, Wellington Square Mall Vendor

New to the Sault: Linday & Laurie Gold Canyon  Candles and so much more.  Gift valued at $30

Grandma D's gift basket valued at $20 Check out their facebook and web site

Leather purse courtesy of The Rad Zone valued at $60

Ball Cap & $50 gift certificate towards 4 new tires courtesy of OK Tire, total value $75

Shampoo, cut & Style courtesy of Jessica Freamon or Sarah Davey at Style Studio valued at $30

$25 gift certificate courtesy Marnie & Stacey of Simply Beadz

3 pair of earrings & bracelet courtesy of Deb Morin, Magpie Treasures valued at $60

Jandana courtesy of Jan Mosher valued at $15

Cubess crystals peyote stitich braclet courtesy of Tiana Pollari valued at $30

$100 in gift certificates courtesy Soo Yellow Cab

2 post cards courtesy of Dory Dereski Valued at $11.oo


Sunday's door prize will be A Bistro Tree

with certificates from various restaurants in the Sault and area. 

Included is:  a large pizza courtesy of Domino's Pizza

$20.00 certificate courtesy of Noel's place

$40.00 certificate courtesy of the View at the Delta Waterfront.

$50.00 certificate courtesy of Wacky Wings

$25.00 certificate courtesy of Cesira's Italian Cuisine & Tavern

$50.00 certificate courtesy of Low & Slow Smoked Fusion Barbeque

$100 certificate or dinner for 10 people courtesy of Grand Garden North

$28 certificate for a Lasagna Dinner courtesy of City Meat Market

$25 certificate & coffee courtesy of Dish Espresso Bar & Cafe total value $34

$75 certificate courtesy of Embers Grill & Smokehouse

$40 certifate courtesy of Cafe Natura, Whole Food Eatery

$25 certificate courtesy of Uncle Gino's Cafe

$30 certificate for 1 dozen Gourmet Cupcakes courtesy of Jeanette's Custom Cakes.

$30 certificate to Sandros Family Restaurant for their Pizza & Wings Combo.

$25 certificate courtesy of Stackburger, 71 Spring St.

$30 certificate courtesy of Morningstar Algoma University

$20 certificate for a XL Pizza courtesy of Gino's Family Restaurant

$40 certificate courtesy of the Hong Kong Restaurant

$50 cerificate courtesy of THE HARP, bar and grill

$25 Giftcertifcate and travel mug courtesy of Rose Valley Maple Syrup Value at $40


Admission will be once again by donation

in support of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

Pictured is the 2014 show,  taken by Bushplane Staff, Martin Patton

Meet our vendors for our 2015 show, updates daily!

Saturday Only

Christine Roy:  Certified Nutritionist, Iridologist, & Reflexologist at Healing Holistics

Jude Ortiz Studio Goldsmith:  Fine jewellery for special occasions and everyday pleasure. Award winning designs. Gold, sterling, gems, and stones. Engagement rings and wedding bands, repurposed jewellery. Men's and ladies custom designs.

Janice Miller:  Janice Miller's hand-stitched English smocked  garments and her
unique fabric snowman and moose  collection are today's gifts for
tomorrow's treasures.

Dorothy & Earl White. Dorothy is the creator of unique tote bags available in 2 sizes as well as wine bags. They also have a variety of childrens wooden cars, trains,sport shelves and clothes racks, along with hand painted christmas ornaments and seasonal décor.

Pam Allen: Pam operates under the name “PS Creations”.  She sews many different items for people of all ages!  For example she makes car seat covers, waterproof bibs, pillowcases, hooded towels, infinity scarves and so much more!  To see all the items available she has a facebook group PS Creations – Sault 

Pam Muncaster:  2 women and a daughter who enjoy creating crocheted crafts and gifts for people!
Erica and Pam started the Facebook group, Crochet Geeks, last November and have been 'hooked' ever since!

Dawn Allard::  Sault Potters  A place where creativity takes on a new meaning and where new friendships are made.   Learn the ancient craft of pottery... A piece of the present that will become part of history.   You will be able to purchase the beautiful pieces that many members of the Guild have made.

TerrI Zayet & Bev Carscadden:  Knitting & crochet

Suzan Love, Susan Coventry, Tiana Pollari:

Lori Rancourt:

Greg Smith:  Just British

Trisha Cloutier:  Trisha Designs :is a graphic design company in Sault Ste. Marie providing  all aspects of print for events and identity. She has several years of experience in the field, completing projects for a variety of local business and non-profit groups and enjoy what we do. Whether it is a wedding, birthday, baby announcement, advertisement, business card, event ticket, poster, wine label, decal, local festivity or any type of signage she can help you out at a competitive price.

Mirelle Gagnon Moes:   Textile Artist  Booth Offerings: Hand Dyed Mohair Socks & original fibre work

Dave O'Hare:   Is a woodturner.  He first started turning pens in May  2011.  Since then he has been turning pens, wine stoppers, seam rippers, ornaments, keychains, razors and stands and some small bowls as well.  He turns both domestic and exotic woods. He also now casts his own acrylic for pens, seam rippers and razors.  :

Carrie D'Augustine:  Carrie is a self-taught Artist and Jewelry designer. Owner of Augie by Carrie Jewelry.  Creates modern pieces with intention. Most known for her unique designing of mixed media jewelry and artwork.  Will have various pieces of both mediums on site for viewing. With her is Stephanie Knott – Out and about Shots. Up and coming photographer and outdoor enthusiast

Debbie Wilson:  Quilts and knitting

Marley Maville:  Her business name is Handmade by Marley.  She makes body butter, deodorant, diaper salve, scrubs, etc.  She trys to buy most of my ingredients in Ontario.  She also makes small batches of her products and quite often do custom orders to accommodate allergies, scent preferences, etc.

Kaya Zelonko:  Face Painting

Jennifer Lees:  Thirthy-One Gifts (direct selling company)

Jean Becker:  Northern Twisted Art is a local shop specializing in handmade Tree of Life Sculptures, Sun-catchers, Custom Birthstone/Family Trees and Jewellery,  using Sterling Silver, Copper & Brass wire, Semi-precious Gemstones and Swarovski Crystals. Each Twisted Tree of Life is bound to a handpicked Lake Superior stone without the use of any glues or solder and none have been polished except by Nature.

Danielle Hari:  Bambina Capelli Clips- They carry infant and toddler headbands, hair clips and crochet hats. Soft and comfortable. Lots to choose from. Come check out their new Frozen inspired hair clips any little girl will sure to love. Custom orders are welcome.

Amy Parent Dart:;  South Hill Designs allows you to create a personalized, unique piece of jewelry. Create a locket that tells your story, graduating, having a baby, getting married, maybe you want to create a fashionable piece, represent, hobbies, sport team or family. Wear what means the most to you, close to your heart.

Tonya Tanninen

East Side Custom Designs:  wood signs etc

Mary -Lou Caputo:  Foxy Leggings

Paula Thomas & Pam Osborne Origami Owl Jewelry!! Force For Good!! Every Locket Tells A Story!!


Saturday & Sunday



Elizabeth Robins:  Homemade Beef jerky(makes a great stocking stuffer), unique Christmas earrings, wreaths and trees, knitted scarves, dish cloths and dog sweaters, jewellery and magazine jewellery, embellished hats with matching earrings (including Christmas) and planters made out of Children's shorts, overalls, kilts and pants.

Vesna Burns:  na&co, sweet and savoury treats.  Go nuts, campfire crackle, spice it up & hip to be square mints

Sandra Hodge:  "Clay It Forward: Turning mud to magic through fire and word. Free community arts activity for the whole family."

Pearl Chiasson & Jackie Rancourt: Pearl and her family spend countless hours knitting and making crafts to sell.  Her tables will have something for everyone!

Mike Nebesniuk:  Mike Nebesniuk (Nebey Photography) is a landscape photographer who enjoys the surrealistic look of HDR photography, a photographer who finds something interesting or beautiful where many others would not.

Eve Webb: .

Jane Darlow:

Christine Holt:  Country Crossing Gifts and Log Works have rustic signs, lodge theme giftware ,primitive décor hand made bowls and tables and décor candles , pilot hats and scarves and much more ..

Shirley Mancuso:  Soap Maker

Natashia Barill:  At Natashia's table there will be hats , scarfs, doilies, dolls, baby blankets,  baby socks and more crochet and knit items. Orders for anything not there or not size needed can be taken and made,

Kathryn Sousa:  Independant dealer for My Steeped Tea

JoAnn Varco:  Independant Tupperware Dealer

Barb Harrison:  Barb will be selling estate and vintage jewellery. One of a kind, high end pieces. Prices from medium - to high end

Shirley Lavigne  Shirley sells knitted socks, mitts, hats, afghans, doilies, homemade teddy bears, scarves, cowls and slippers, and headbands.   Also homemade Christmas trees and  decorations.

Mark Grandinetti:  Mark is an artist who creates paintings and 3-D pieces inspired by movies, comic books and sports teams.  Perfect gifts for Dad, Grandfather or man in your life.  His booth will have original, one of a kind pieces for game rooms, offices , children's bedrooms or mancaves.  Follow him in Instagram@mancaveart

Judy Hughes:  Rose Valley Maple Syrup is a medium-sized operation producing maple syrup and maple products in Laird Township. We sell from our farm gate all year or from the Johnson Farmers' Market in the summer. You can find and like us on Facebook.

Jeri Pearce:  In Mary Kay, our highly trained consultants work with each customer to determine what your skin may need, and advise accordingly. She can do parties for up to six people, and the hostess will receive a discount on her order. She also do one on one consultations and facials. She is also looking for ladies who would like to become one of our independent consultants. Visit her booth and enter for a draw and  talk. Jeri Pearce, Independent Mary Kay Sales Director.

Visual Artist Maria Parrella-llaria, designer/creator of OpenART Designs will have one-of-a-kind and limited edition works of jewelry and body art for sale.  Materials include sterling silver, rose-gold, copper, semi-precious stone, leather, waxed linen and mixed media. Check out her website: www.openartstudios.c

Judy Brooks: Kelly and Judy will be bringing our line of D Lishous Soaps and Candles as well as knitting and baking.

SAH Therapeutic Gardens:  Jams, Salsa, Specialized Hankies, book marks and more..

Debbie Morin  –  *Magpie Treasures – Jewellery With Sparkle*  Original, hand-made jewellery designs reflecting nature’s colour, sparkle and beauty.  Quality semi-precious stones, unique artisan beads, crystals and beads from around-the-world combine to create classic and modern pieces.

Samantha Quinn:  essCreations has been creating and selling handmade beaded jewelry for the last three years in Sault Ste. Marie.  Owner Samantha Quinn has been making jewelry even longer than that, and is always taking suggestions and creating new fashionable items.  She loves playing around with colours and styles.  Samantha and essCreations attend local craft shows with Jennifer Hirst, stained glass artist.  Jennifer has been doing stained glass for over 15 years now, and from small pieces to large panels, her creative mind always has something new to show!

Skip Baily:  “I use wheel, hand building techniques and a variety of clay and glaze combinations to create functional,decorative and whimsical pottery.”

Julie McDonald Batisti:  Julie’s Wreath Shop – Designs by Julie Battisti.   Julie started designing wreaths from burlap 8 months ago.  She instantly loved learning and teaching myself different ways to use burlap and create these beautiful and unique arrangements.  She had different styles and sizes to choose from. She also used polar fleece, flannel and heavy cottons to design specific styles to my customers liking.                                               Whether it is a seasonal, holiday or a design that reflects your job or hobby or favourite team, She enjoys coming up with  Unique one of a kind wreaths!

Melinda Stewart:  Scentsy: Home fragrance specializing in wickless warmers,  scented wax, diffusers and oils as well as bath products, cosmetics and laundry.

Stephanie Mitchell:  Stained glass works

Heather Bowerman:     Heather Bowerman craft is a mixed media art,   do crocheting, knitting, recycled art and other crafts that spark her interest

Gwendlyn Goulet:   Gwens' Wire Wrap Jewelry

Kim Sloan:  Kim Slone brings us her entertaining "Message in the Cards" -- reading the classical Tarot and regular playing cards.  Studying card systems since 1989, Kim has participated in women's bonding and fundraising events, including the recent CIBC pink ribbon fundraiser for breast cancer in Thessalon.  She is available for parties and group events.

Warren Peterson: Fine Arts Studio

Carol Neimi and daughter Sam Neimi: Sam (age 22)  makes handcrafted items that such as fleece character hats and plushies (that have been a big hit with her peers!) as well as jewelry made out of sculpey. Carol has 2 passions, making wire wrapped Jewelry and Acrylic paintings in her after work hours. Looking forward to meeting new people at the craft show as well as seeing what the other vendors have to sell!

Marijke Ramakers:   Rainbow Creations Microwaveable Bowl Holders - Micowaveable Plate Holders   Table Clothes – Table Runners – Place Mats   Cloth Growth Charts – Bibs – Receiving Blankets   Christmas Stockings – Christmas Tree Skirts   Rainbow Kitchen Large and Small Chicken Pies Large and Small Beef Pies Butter Tarts – Ginger Snap Cookies Pizzelles (Tie Plates) Potato & Cheese Perogies – Sauerkraut Perogies Egg Rolls

Nadine Law:  Owner of Always Charming, snap charms jewelry, sterling and European charms.  From Sudbury Ont

Jan Eskelin:  Quilts

Merlene Lee:   Merlene and Larry polish rocks and semi precious stones, designing one of a kind jewelery.  Grinders and saws have not been used leaving the true beauty of nature and the power of the stone for your wearing enjoyment. All jewelery comes boxed and ready for gift giving.  Rock Around The World Jewelery got its name from the things we love. Music, dancing, walking our Lab Rocky and the semi precious stones from around the world.

Ernie Rowntree:  A landscape artist working mostly in acrylics along with original painted glass Xmas ornaments.

Athelene Dupuis:  Discover the quality of Athlea handmade Doll Clothes and Accessories to fit any 18” Dolls, including American Girl and Maplelea Dolls. Also available: Handmade furniture including single beds, bunk bedsand closets

Gail MacNamara:  Does a variety of sewing and crafts including embroidery and quilting.  Her speciality includes baby and little tykes items.  She also has a line for adults and pets.  “SPECIALLY FASHIONED BY GAIL”

Sandra Linklater:  Upcycled decor & more

Russ Mason  Weaver

Zoey Wood-Salomon:  Art works

Dawn Stinson:  Stinson Maple Products is a family operated maple syrup business on St. Joseph Island. We produce pure maple syrup and other sweet products such as maple caramel popcorn and maple fudge.  Our maple fudge is the smoothest and creamiest in Algoma!

Judy Benthan:  Jewellery

Patricia Parsons:  Beyond the Cork

Carol Whitfield:  Isagenix representative and Jockey to Jockey

Jodie Lind:  Yarn, paper button crafts

Ina Torttila:  Wine and Beer Jelly

Clorinda Rancourt: Clorinda's Creations offer one of a kind handcrafted arrangements, wreaths, decorative candles and other specialty items. All items can be made to order by request and Clorinda is always willing to make an arrangement/wreath to match your personality. Each creation can be given as a gift or used to add a touch of creativity to your home!

Dawn Bullock:  Avon

Darren Emond:  Comics and Magic

Shane Hoffman:St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters

Passion Parties by Lisa - spoil him or her with this Christmas with baskets filled with bath, spa or massage products!

Gil Sachro:  Pottery

Alyson MacLeod & Diane Merini:

Jean Lidstone:  Sewing & Knitting items

Paul Muncaster:  The Rad Zone

Algoma's Farmers Market:

Susan Wilding:  Doll clothes, crafts and baking

Teresa Tanninen:  Recycled and Re-sewn Mittens and accessories made from recycled sweaters.  Made in Canada--Helping you enjoy winter

Della Perreault:  Native art & Craft

Sheri Swan:  Wreaths

Candy Burns:  Unique crafts

Cathy Barton:  Stained Glass

Dory Dereski:  Duffels By Dory, slippers

Fostering in Algoma -The Children’s Aid Society of Algoma and Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services invites you to consider making foster care a part of your life.  Stop by their table to speak with staff and foster parents, and learn more about becoming a foster parent, or pick up some information to pass on to someone you know who might be interested.

Erin Gorman:  Everyday Essentials

Lisa Belsito:  Passion Party

Theresa Glover:  byTree – handcrafted sewing, knitting and crocheting wearables for all ages – crochet, knitted and fleece hats for all ages, reversible fleece outfits for babies, booties, bibs, bandana bibs, upcycled hockey sock hats, knitted dish clothes and more. Check out her facebook page at

Jeanette Rhodes-Menard:  Everday Styles


Sunday Only

Doug Hook:  Art work

Heidi Werner Wooden Boxes and More!  Locally made, Wooden Boxes and More produce boxes in two sizes that are handy, versatile and stackable. Storage, veggies, shelving, car kits, gift boxes - we've got a box for that! We also carry authentic, corn brooms, made in St. Jacobs by Hammel Brooms! Our products are all Canadian made!
Candice Norman & Stefan Newman   "Zensations is a gift shop located in the Soo Center at 123 March Street, unit #10. Everything we have is made locally here in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario including candles, painted glassware, book art and handcrafted lamps. We also feature an art gallery full of paintings and photographs by our talented local artists. We are open Sundays from 12-5 pm but take orders any time. You can reach us at (705)297-2454 or by email at

Joy Ryan:  Joy's table will be filled with Christmas Decor.  You will find Christmas wreaths, centerpieces, floral arangements, angels etc.

Ed Warick:  "Creating -unique photography and digital art"

Marnie and Stacey Simply Beadz:  "Where possibilities are Endless"  We bring fashion to you, along with ready- made to custom jewelry , home decor & signs.

Pam Robinson: Pam's crafts consist of wreaths, sleighs, wood pieces, soaps , rock candy and bird seed cakes.

Celia & Paul Bychko:  Tables

Wendy Lewis:

Shirley Johnson:  Homemade decor and cards

Robin Lellevre: Robin Claire Designs & Karen Michelle Creations:   They will be offereing felted wool products, designer purses and bags, Lake Superior treasures/memories, photography, cushions, throws, spirit cloaks and shawls, personalized door hangings, and monsters...monsters...monsters.

Stacey Tullock Elliott:

Hilary Evans:  Silpada Jewellery

Ann Taylor:  crafts

Tuula Valkonen:  Baking and crafts

Brittany MacLean:   Ruffled Feathers Fine Arts Her work consists of illustrations  and paintings on recycled book pages, window panes, and more. Her subject matter is mainly birds but she is constantly evolving my subject matter and materials.

Katy Cundari:  Jewelry

Lisa Perin:  Chirp Cosmetics

Theresa Glover:  byTree – handcrafted sewing, knitting and crocheting wearables for all ages – crochet, knitted and fleece hats for all ages, reversible fleece outfits for babies, booties, bibs, bandana bibs, upcycled hockey sock hats, knitted dish clothes and more. Check out her facebook page at

Diana Petainen:  Will be showcasing her crafting business called Di-Cuts. She offers many unique handcrafted pieces including glass etching, wood burning, holiday decor and painted signs and pallets.The link to her facebook page is

Lyne Gallant:  Jewelry

John MacKinnon:  Power lights

Carol Buchan:  Quilts and Art

Joel Poluck:  Folk Art & Guitar slides

Jessica Corcoran:  Younique Make-up, eye lashes

Jennifer Barone:  Jennifer Barone is the author of her first children's book Goose On A Roof. Her book is about the importance of believing in your dreams and bullying awareness.

Jenn Olive & Tess Nelson:  It Works!

Cheryle Villegas:  Everything Maple











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