Show and sale of gifts made by local artists open Nov. 8

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main St. in Beacon presents its Grand Re-Opening and its 11th “Buone Feste” — a feast of holiday gifts made by over 50 Hudson Valley artists. There is an artist reception Nov. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. (Beacon Second Saturday). The show runs through Dec. 31.

For the holidays, the gallery will have holiday ornaments, jewelry and seasonal cards by various artists, as well as 2015 calendars by Mary Ann Glass, Rebecca Tocci and Robert Rodriguez Jr. Paintings come in a variety of styles and colors, with a variety of mediums including oil, pastel, colored pencil, acrylic, fabric and gilded and a variety of sizes.

Photographs of the Hudson River Valley, photobooks for young and old, and cartoons to brighten a room will also be on sale, in addition to scarves and shawls, jewelry, mugs, warm scarves, cutting boards, cookbooks, bowls, serving platters and CDs by local artists including the prize winning CD by Jeff Haynes, “Pete Seeger, the Storm King.”

For the full list of items and artists, visit For more information, call 845-838-2880.

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