Artists, craftsmen and women and organizations from around the region are preparing for the annual Christmas in the Village in Zachary on Dec. 11.

The event will feature an arts and crafts area of about 30 booths selling handcrafted and homemade items.

Shoppers are invited to visit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Virginia Street for art, bath and body products, candies, Christmas wreaths and decor, jams and jellies, jewelry, crocheted and knitted items, salsa, stationery, wooden decorative signs and much more.

Vendors who have already signed on to participate include:

BKD STUDIOS: watercolor note card sets, watercolor prints and painted ceramic plates

COMPASS ROSE JEWELRY DESIGNS: handcrafted jewelry made with natural stones and sterling silver

CREATIONS BY CATFISH: jewelry and home decor items

CREOLE JEZEBEL: real butterfly jewelry, stained glass boxes, labradorites and turquoise stone rings

HEN HOUSE DESIGNS: silk florals, wreaths, baby door hangers, Christmas garlands and table decor

JACKIE GEMS: handmade jewelry

JANIE’S GEMS AND GELRE: handcrafted jewelry and homemade jelly and salsa

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF BATON ROUGE: River Road recipe books

KATNOEL DESIGNS: handmade jewelry, geo stones, pearls and more

NANA’S HANDMADE SOAPS AND MORE: handmade soaps, lotions, balms and perfumes

NI’CHOLE BODY TREATS: handmade body products, sugar scrubs, butters and lotions

ORIGAMI OWL: unique custom-made jewelry

PALLET TOWN PROJECTS: wooden handmade home and Christmas decorative items

RELAY FOR LIFE OF BAKER AND ZACHARY: luminaria bags for 2016 Relay for Life event to decorate on site

RISSA FAYE’S: hand-sewn animal plushies, floral wreaths and miscellaneous small crafts

SADIE WORKS: custom knitted and crocheted gifts


THE CRAFTY SISTERS: woodworking, quilting and crocheted goods

THE PURPLE SAGE: handmade bath and body soaps, lotions, creams and milk bath products

TRAY BIEN OF ZACHARY: wooden decorative serving trays

TREAT YOUR SWEETS: individually wrapped candies and sweets and door wreaths

TWO CRAFTY WHITS: handpainted wooden decorative items and gifts