Event dates

Friday November 29

Opening Night for CITV

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foster Country Club

Event Details

Friday November 29

Opening Night for CITV

Let the shopping begin!  Check out the popular raffle table of exhibitor-donated items. Tavern 19 is open.

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Foster Country Club

Saturday November 30

Shopping and Entertainment

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Foster Country Club

Event Details

Saturday November 30

Shopping and Entertainment

Exhibitor booths, raffle table and Tavern 19 are all open.

Nick Bosse performs from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Foster Country Club

Sunday December 1

Shopping, Brunch, Visit from Santa

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Foster Country Club

Event Details

Sunday December 1

Shopping, Brunch, Visit from Santa

Last day to shop CITV!  Whose gift do you still need?

Tavern 19 is open - don't miss Sunday Brunch!

Santa visits from 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Raffle drawing at 3 (need not be present to win).

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Foster Country Club

The Main Event

Our Exhibitors

CITV is a juried show of handcrafted items only and no duplicates among our exhibitors.  We like it that way - so will you! 


We are full for 2019, but please feel free to email  us if you have interest in a future opening:  christmasinthevalleyri@gmail.com


Here's our line up for 2019:


Aquidneck Honey - Jeff  "the Beeman" Mello of Middletown, RI, returns for his 7th  year.  

Featured in RI Monthly's Best of RI, Jeff offers pure, chemical-free honey (regular, hot, Ceylon cinnamon and more), honeycomb, honey chocolates, honey straws and gift baskets. 

www.aquidneckhoney.com


Dasken Designs - Liza Abelson returns for her 2nd year from her studio in Pawtucket, RI where she creates stained glass art including art glass inspired by nature, whimsical holiday ornaments, stylish business card holders, wall and art window panels.  

www.daskendesigns.com


Denise Melucci Art - Denise Melucci of Foster, RI,  has been creating art for over 30 years.  Her originals and prints (framed and unframed) along with some 

of her greeting cards will be available. She also takes custom orders (pets, houses,etc.). 

www.denisemelucci.com


JFD Woodworking – John Dunn of Little Compton, RI, back for his 4th year, creates serving trays, cheese boards and cutting boards from exotic and domestic woods from around the globe, predominantly from Africa and South America..  He creates one at a time and never duplicates a board.


Lunar Lights Aromatherapy Candles- Laura Deffenbaugh of Coventry, RI, returns with her hand-poured 100% soy candles scented with essential oils.  All her candle glass containers are made in the U.S. 

 www.LunarLightsCandles.com


Margie and Bill Lombard (The Village Smithe) of Orange City, FL, design and create fine jewelry from sterling silver and 14kt gold using semi-precious gem stones and minerals.  They have been part of Christmas in the Valley since it began.  

www.mblombardjewelry.com.


Nickle Creek Vineyard - Steve and Sheri O'Connor have created Foster's first boutique vineyard and winery (named for their sons Nick and Kyle). Their small 

production winery features hand-crafted wines in reds, whites and fruit. A ProJo Readers Choice Winner in 2018!

www.Nicklecreekvineyard.com


Peckham Pottery - Randy Peckham of North Scituate,  RI, creates beautiful functional stoneware including bowls, pitchers, mugs (and travel mugs!) and very cool
"creature" birdhouses.  Always a popular stop for shoppers!


Storybook Dolls - Alyce Hagopian of Attleboro, MA, joins us this year with her handmade storybook dolls including Topsy Turvy 3-in-1 dolls and dolls with finger puppets (storybook included).  Her dolls make children's favorite fairy tales come to life.


Thyme Farm Vinegars - Holly & Charlie Shadoian of Foster, RI, began Thyme Farm Vinegars  nearly 27 years ago and now offer nine gourmet herb vinegars,

BBQ sauce, Charlie's Chili Stuff and Chili Nut & Fruit Trail Mix, Thyme Farm Dry Rub, Yowza mustard and gift baskets.


Unique Batik - Karen Jenson of Foster, RI, uses the ancient process of batik in creating her silk scarves.  The silk and cut velvet scarves are  all hand-dyed.  Her rich colors and unusual designs bring customers back every year.


The Violet Orange - Erin Hazlett of Barrington, RI, is one of our newest exhibitors.  She was recently featured in RI Monthly. Erin sews a line of beautifully designed functional products for your home including  vibrant napkin sets, reversible coasters and more.

www.thevioletorange.com


Wildwood Custom Wreaths - Rhonda Melucci of North Providence, RI, has been creating her art for the past 12 years, working primarily in oils and acrylics.

She returns for a 3rd year, using her talents as an artist to make unique custom wreaths using real and artificial pieces.


The Willow Grove - Returning for their 4th year, Kathy and Andrew Coutinho of Middleboro, MA, craft all natural, organic skin care products including soaps and lotions scented with essential oils, bath and body oils, sugar scrubs and flax seed herbal pillows.  www.thewillowgrove.com

Our Venue

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              Foster Country Club

              67 Johnson Rd.

              Foster, RI 02825

              401-397-5990


Foster Country Club is less than 30 miles from Providence or Warwick, under an hour from Worcester or Attleboro and minutes from the CT border.


You won't have to pack a lunch to visit - the club has a full service restaurant and bar.


Shopping, eating, entertainment - what could be better?  And if there's a big game on, you can watch it in the bar.





Join Us!

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Free admission and parking

Handicapped accessible facility



Always popular is the raffle of artisan-donated items.  Proceeds from the raffle always benefit a local non-profit, this year, the Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School as their students help design a new playground using a design thinking model.



For one free raffle ticket, bring a non-perishable item for the local food bank.

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Foster Photo Op: On your way to Foster Country Club, take a holiday photo at the only covered bridge on a state road in RI. Hemlock Bridge is at the intersection of Central Pike and Foster Center Road (on Central Pike).

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