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Free CraftaPalooza craft workshops and sale in Fort Lauderdale

For some folks on your holiday list, including yourself, handmade items are ideal gifts. Learn how to make them at the Broward County library Craftapalooza.5Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale is offering DIY workshops and demonstrations from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2023, and entry is free. Supplies are provided. Live music is part of the festivities. If you'd like to shop, handcrafted items by participating artisans are offered for purchase.

Register online.  Broward Main Library is at  100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 954-357-7444


 Craftapalooza includes:

  • DIY workshops including supplies
  • vendors and artisans selling items
  • food trucks
  • face painters
  • balloon artists
  • public art

Youth workshops:

  • decorate your own puzzle
  • decorate a paper gingerbread person
  • jewelry
  • holiday card

Other workshops include  

  • keychains
  • decorate a tote bag
  • vinyl record clocks

For information, call 954-357-7443 or email

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