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Searching for those je ne sais quoi holiday gifts? Maybe you should try your luck shopping at the 10th Annual One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago this weekend. Beginning on Thursday, more than 600 artisans will be setting up their booths at the Merchandise Mart and selling a myriad of handmade creations ranging from jewelry to apparel, household items to art, plus lots more. Since the handcrafted, unique pieces are individually made with love, sweat, and some elbow grease, you can bet on finding something super special. While browsing the massive bazaar of goods, be sure to wave hello to the friendly peeps at the Etsy Artist Pavilion, showcasing merchandise with Etsy stamps of approval.
For a $12 fee, you get unlimited access for all four days of the show between December 2–5. A portion of ticket sales benefit the Children's Memorial Hospital Foundation, and proceeds from ticket sales from the opening night event benefits Children's Memorial Hospital.
One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago [Official Site]