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Crafternoon Delights

Based on our "research", we've concluded that Vancouver Island must be the 'Craft Fair Capital of Canada'. Seriously, you can pretty much fill your dance card from November 1st to December 24th with one crafty event after another! Going to craft fairs is a perfect way to support local artisans and the charities, schools and organizations that depend on them for fundraising. Many craft shows have live music, homemade food and entertainment for the whole family. Plus, check off your Christmas lists with original gift ideas and maybe even get inspired to make some stuff of your own! See our Handcrafted Holiday Craft Fair Guide to plot your course.

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Hannah's Adventures & Misadventures in a Self-Assembled World 
You know those people who see something they like and instead of thinking "where can I get that?" they think "how can I make that?" Well, meet Diggit's Hannah Monteith. She's creative and her projects usually work out, though from time to time you may find her curled in a ball on the floor under a failed recipe or craft. Follow her as she discovers new projects, makes gifts, tries new recipes andevery once in a whilegets out on the town. Read Hannah's latest DIY on how to make your own indoor hanging plant holder...

2 for 1 Hemming at Covet

Covet Fine Tailoring and Clothier, nestled along Antique Row embraces the creativity and craftsmanship of an old world tailor shop reflecting a time when dressing showcased art, luxury and individuality. Offering custom tailoring services for men's and women's garments, Covet takes great pride in a high standard of craftsmanship. Their fabulously talented seamstress has 30 years experience in the fashion industry and provides exceptional, personalized service. Pop into Covet and tell them Diggit sent you to get two for one hemming! Offer valid until November 20th. 

Eat: Dulce de Leche Fudge

This simple fudge recipe from Diggit Community Manager, Jennifer Aikman, requires only a few simple ingredients, one pot and very little time. Plus, you don't even need a candy thermometer! "This is basically a Nigella's Pistachio Fudge hack. I'm a little embarrassed by how "budget" this version is...but it's crazy delicious. And, hey you can always add fancier ingredients if you're out to impress/give as a gift/pamper yourself." Perfect for holiday entertaining or to satisfy powerful salty/sweet cravings. Get the recipe.

What's Happening Around Town

Frump 2 FABULOUS!

Wednesday, Nov. 20th 7-9 PM | Every month the ladies of 'Frump to FABULOUS' learn new tips and tools on what it takes to look polished and professional. Looking good has nothing to do with your age or dress size — it's really all about line, proportion and balance. So join them and learn some new skill sets that will take you from 'Frump to FABULOUS'! Get the details...

Needle Felt Gifts Workshop

Monday, Nov. 25th or  Wednesday, Dec 11th, 6-9 PM | Create your own unique needle felt critters. In this class go beyond basic needle felting skills and learn how to make the sweetest holiday gifts at The Makehouse! These are perfect gift ideas for the people or fur people you love! This workshop is open to all ages. Cost of this class includes all supplies and taxes. Find out more!

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