Celebrate Shelton Saturday to help get ready for holidays

Downtown Handmade Markets is getting ready for the holidays. Celebrate Shelton’s First Saturdays celebration of handmade artisans continues this Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Conti Building on 415 Howe Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Each month, a collection of local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses showcase their wares, which include pet items, baked goods, jewelry, T-shirts and barbecue sauce.

Children’s activities include face-painting and a DIY creativity corner.

Upcoming Celebrate Shelton events include: Plaid Friday Kick-Off Celebration, Nov. 27, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Community Tree Lighting, Friday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m. at Veteran's Memorial Park and Holiday Handmade Markets: Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Information: celebrateshelton.com, on Facebook and twitter, or at 203-924-4368.