A host of local shopping opportunities will be available this weekend.
The Crossing Arts Alliance Kringle Market opens Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The market will run through Dec. 24; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
Holiday Arts and Craft Festival Saturday, Nov. 9, at Riverside Elementary 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Franklin Arts Center Annual Holiday Festival Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Brainerd Area Art Guild - Holiday Art Show at the Hockey House Building Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Purple Fern Bath Co. Holiday Open House Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
23rd Annual Mary & Friends Winter Boutique at Design Consign Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Knotty Pine Bakery Grand Opening Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MN Christmas Market 2019 at The NP Event Space Sunday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Apple Cider Mini Donut Truck Saturday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ace Hardware parking lot in Brainerd.
The Center Holiday Craft Show and Bake Sale Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Spirit of Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 9, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
St. Francis Annual Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church Boutique and Bake Sale Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pequot Lakes Block Party - Opening Hunting 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participating businesses are Asian Accents, Bliss Salon and Boutique, Celtic Cottage, Dairy Queen, Expressions Shoes, Faith Boost, It's a Wing Ding Thing, Lakes Latte, Latte Da Coffee and Gifts, Leslie's Boutique, Lonesome Cottage Furniture, Merritt Jewelers, Red Ruby Art Gallery & Gifts, Snap Fitness, The Olde Clock Shop, Wild Daisy, The Yard Sports Complex & Grounds Crew Coffee, Thurlow's Hardware, Timeless Appeal.
Zonta House, a holiday decorated home at 13836 Two Mile Road in Brainerd, decorated by local designers and small businesses, Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
The list isn't exhaustive, as there may be more specials, business offerings, as well as church-sponsored events and events hosted by nonprofits.
For more photos of the Kringle Market, go to https://bit.ly/36N5LIS.