THIS WEEKEND--Celebrate Shelton’s first Handmade Market of 2016

Celebrate Shelton creators Nicole Heriot-Mikula, Michael Skrtic & Jimmy Tickey are excited for the first Downtown Handmade Market of the year, just in time for Valentine's Day.

What: Downtown Handmade Market

Where: Conti Building - 415 Howe Ave, Shelton

When: Saturday, Feb. 6 from 10am-3pm

Featuring live music and over 20 handmade artisan vendors! Free and ample parking. Free entry.

The February handmade artisans include: Bead Dangle Design, Beyond Words, Crystal Teal Jewelry, Elm City Kettle Corn, Grateful Pawz, Greystone Bookworks, Hipponotic Candle, Katie's Kreations, KilbrideCreations, KnitBeadRepeat, La La Bliss Artisan Jewelry, Lilla Rose Inc, Liquid Lunch, Lisa's Soaps Naked and Natural LLC, Look & Sea, OmNomNom Jams and Jellies LLC, Origami Owl, Quark Tees, Renn's Recreations, Shimmer and Sugar, Sugar Pop Crochet, The Little Dog Laughed, The Cupcake Chick, LLC and TJJ Sews

The Conti Building Shops include: The Glass Source, BringtheHoopla, Written Words Bookstore, Periodic Tableware, Shadee Lady, Memories from Aunt Helen's Attic, Nikki's Attic, Three Bridges Coffee Shop!

For the kiddos: Make-Your-Own-Valentine activity!

Live music by: LeeAnn Lovelace and Paul Kramarz.

Celebrate Shelton, a city-wide initiative, was created by small business owners - Nicole Heriot-Mikula, Michael Skrtic and Jimmy Tickey. Learn more about Celebrate Shelton at and follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (