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The holidays are coming: Shop small at one of these upcoming independent pop-ups

Echo Park Craft Fair
Shoppers eye locally made goods at the spring Echo Park Craft Fair at Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake.
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Get a jump on holiday shopping at one of the many independent markets that kick off this weekend. Have a holiday pop-up to contribute? Share it in the comments below and we may include it in the future. Here’s a quick roundup of what’s on the horizon: 

Oct. 22-23: The Artisanal L.A. fall show will include more than 150 artists and chefs who will share local, sustainable and handmade edibles, home goods and apothecary items. There will be DIY workshops on leather crafting, cheese-making and fall wreath making, as well as kids’ crafts with the Barnsdall Arts Center. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. California Market Center penthouse, 110 E. 9th St., downtown L.A. Admission $10 in advance, $15 cash at the door, kids 12 and younger free. Dogs are not allowed. artisanalla.com

Families sample local artisanal goods at an Artisanal L.A. market.
Families sample local artisanal goods at an Artisanal L.A. market.
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Nov. 5-6: The third annual outdoor Mercado Sagrado in Malibu Canyon celebrates “the Canyon Spirit” with handmade crafts, art, clothing and wellness goods.  Local artists include A Question of Eagles, April Napier, Counterpane and Edible Gardens L.A. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Dogs allowed on leash. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. mercado-sagrado.com

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Nov. 12-13:  More than 200 vendors at the Jackalope Art & Craft Fair will sell handmade wares, including ceramics, candles, woodworks, artisanal foods, clothing, prints and jewelry. In addition, there will be workshops on wreath making, jewelry, canvas painting and more. Central Park, 275 S. Raymond Ave., Old Town Pasadena. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission free. Pet-friendly. jackalopeartfair.com

Dec 3: Good Eye Gallery celebrates its second anniversary with the Merry Makers event featuring Katie Shipley (art prints, cards and hand-printed ornaments), Brooks Salzwedel (small vintage tins with original art), Alison Foshee (staple leaf art), Jenny Brown (collage/mixed media), Wild Well Supply (candles and soaps), Spiritual Kindling wood bundles, Lili Tanner leather goods, Solena Tapia jewelry and more. 6 to 9 p.m. goodeyegallery.com

A couple sample some jam at a past Unique L.A. event at the California Mart in downtown Los Angeles.
A couple sample some jam at a past Unique L.A. event at the California Mart in downtown Los Angeles.
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Dec. 3-4: With more than 350 independent designers, the Unique L.A. holiday market is one of the larger curated shopping events in the country. Shop for clothing, jewelry, furniture, art, ceramics and more. Free DIY workshops and photo portraits and prints. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. California Market Center, 110 E. 9th St., 10th floor, downtown Los Angeles. $15, kids 12 and younger free. uniquemarkets.com

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Dec. 10-11: The Echo Park Craft Fair highlights homegrown talents including Block Shop Textiles, Totem Home and Bari Zipperstein, among others. Noon to 6 p.m. Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave., Silver Lake. $10 for one day, $16 for both days. echoparkcraftfair.com

Shop for local goods outdoors at the Renegade Craft Fair at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles.
Shop for local goods outdoors at the Renegade Craft Fair at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles.
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Dec. 10-11: The eighth Renegade Craft Fair  will feature more than 275 vendors who will sell jewelry, furnishings, clothing, prints and more. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Grand Park, 200 N. Broadway, downtown Los Angeles. Leashed pets allowed. Admission free. renegadecraft.com

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