Artistry in scrimshaw art by Tom High of Alamosa, Colo. (pictured above), was on view at the Community Against Violence Holiday Market Arts and Crafts Fair Friday and Saturday (Nov. 29-30), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday (Dec. 1), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Sagebrush Inn and Convention Center, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur.
High was among more than 60 local and regional artisans selling a wide variety of jewelry, soaps, woodcarvings, wind chimes, pottery, foods, textiles, and other craft items perfect for holiday gift-giving.
The Thanksgiving weekend event benefits CAV, a local nonprofit organization that offers a 24-hour crisis hotline at (575) 758-9888 for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. It also provides legal and medical advocacy services, counseling and support groups, children’s programs, community prevention and outreach programs.
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