Whether it’s gifts for loved ones or gifts for yourself, there are plenty of places to peruse the best in art and goodies made right here in New Orleans. *For the music heads, you can get sound advice from DJ Soul Sister as you sift through crates of records! Photo above via DJ Soul Sister

Saturday, December 17th to Sunday, December 18th

The Bazaar NOLA: Slacker’s Last Chance Gift Market 620 Elysian Fields 1 PM to 7 PM “Enjoyers of Junk! Collectors of Cool! Join us for an exciting two day market full of incredible wares from local vendors! The holidays are coming up around the corner and this is your last chance to come get it, so you better not sleep on this AMAZING sale! VINTAGE! RECORDS! HANDMADE GOODS! UNIQUE GIFTS! Bring your friends! Bring your mom! Bring your boss! Most importantly, bring your wallet cause the deals are going to be out of this world!!” [via The Bazaar NOLA]

Saturday, December 17th

[caption id="attachment_8596" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo via Piety Street Market[/caption] PIETY STREET HOLIDAY MARKET: Last-Stop Shop! The Old Ironworks @ 612 Piety St. 11 AM to 4 PM “It’s a Yule-apalooza! Pick up some last-minute gifts at stocking stuffer central: Piety Street Market! 70+ vendors offer a festive array of creative art, handmade jewelry and crafts, homemade goodies, vintage clothes & collectibles, used books and flea market finds in a bustling neighborhood setting.” [via Piety Street Market] Kingpin Holiday Art Bizzare The Kingpin @ 1307 Lyons St. 12 PM to 5 PM “Come out to the Kingpin for our annual Art Market, the Kingpin Holiday Art Bizzare! We’ll have your favorite local artists and crafters with everything handmade you could want or imagine: jewelry, mystery boxes, paintings, sculptures, a variety of pottery, hand blended teas, teacup rings, Mardi Gras Indian bracelets, feather and flower fascinators, wonderful smelling facial scrubs, fancy pet treats, bedazzled crosses, lego jewelry, glass fused cufflinks and colorful mardi gras bead lights, Prince candles, and so much more. Have a cocktail or two, browse our items, and knock out your last minute holiday shopping in one fell swoop. Drink specials! Local Art! Holiday Shopping!” [via The Kingpin]

Sunday, December 18th

Holiday Pop-Up Market The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery @ 535 Tchoupitoulas 12 PM to 3 PM “Make some of our favorite local makers part of your holiday shopping plans this season. Join us in the chandlery and lobby Sunday afternoon.” [via The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery] *NOTE: One of our faves, honey boards, is setting up shop! Check out what we have to say about their beautiful products here. PopUp Holiday Art Market Urban South Brewery @ 1645 Tchoupitoulas St. 12 PM to 6 PM “Join us Sunday December 18th at Urban South Brewery to peruse local artwork and tasty treats while sipping on some delicious Signature Urban South Brews on tap! Handcrafted Locally made works of art for everyone!” [via Urban South Brewery] SOUL SISTER’S 10TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRATE DIG Domino Sound Record Shack @ 2557 Bayou Rd. 3 PM to 5 PM Everyone is invited to DJ Soul Sister’s annual holiday record digging party at Domino Sound. Dig with Soul Sister while she spins selections entirely from the Domino Sound store stock! She’ll also help you with recommendations for your music & gift purchases. Domino Sound Record Shack carries new & used vinyl LPs & 45s in Reggae, Blues, Hip Hop, African, Soul, Rock, Jazz, Funk, Punk, International & “Weird.” Plus cassettes, books, gifts, imports, dominoes, even turntables! (CASH ONLY.) [via  Domino Sound Record Shack]]]>