Just hear those RRC bells jingling, ring-ting-tingling, too. Come on it’s lovely weather for a Winter Market with you!
It’s time for our 2nd Annual Made by RRC Winter Market! We’re always so impressed by the talent and creativity by our staff, students and alumni, and are excited to announce another winter market of amazing local vendors that all have connections to the College (by being current students and staff, or College alumni). Come on by, get some of your holiday shopping done, and support RRC talent!
When: Thursday, November 28th 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where: Library Hallway – Notre Dame Campus (2055 Notre Dame Avenue)
This winter market will deck the library hallway with our very own, showcasing these incredible talents!
COAL & CANARY CANDLE COMPANY:
RRC Graphic Design grad Amanda Buhse will be showcasing her hand-poured Coal and Canary candles. Made with only the most velvety blend of soy and vegetable wax, true-to-scent fragrance, and brought together with a crackling wood wick these candles will have your home feeling cozy as ever.
THE SERGIN MARY:
Both festive and sustainable, RRC staff member Mary Northover-Ramey will have all the festive reusable gift bags you could imagine to wrap your Winter Market finds for that special someone!
SMALL JANE KIDS:
And for the little ones, RRC Graphic Design grad Jessie Thiessen will be joining us with her children’s book, along with posters, tote bags, holiday cards, and wrapping paper.
Staff member and Alumni, Lynn Gibson has proudly worked at RRC for over 30 years. Lynn’s, Queenston Crafts specializes in handcrafted, upcycled-wool sweater mittens, cashmere scarves and cowls, catnip-stuffed cat toys, and decorative wool gnomes and more!
RRC GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDENTS:
Our very own RRC Graphic Design Students will offering a collection of illustrated posters.
RRC Staff, Heather Steppler will be here with beautifully made cards her original paintings, mini leather drums, original art, poster prints, drumbeaters and smudge fans.
JULIE PEDERSEN DESIGN:
Business Administration grad, Julie Pedersen has the gift that gives back this season. Created from upcycled samples her StufF bags have many uses and give back to Children, Youth & Families through the Treehouse Project at the Winnipeg Foundation.
Custom jewelry specializing in lampwork beads, seaglass, leather, natural stones and much more. RRC Staff Donna Grieve has just the piece you’re looking for.
TOBAN FOLK CRAFTS:
Early Childhood Education grad, Kari Cook brings Manitoba prairies wherever home is this holiday season. With hand painted wood signs, ornaments and hand-made pillows, this family run business includes not just one but four RRC graduates!
A familiar market face and Business Administration grad, Lindsay Uvery will be back with hand made products making great stocking stuffers, including bathbombs, soaps, shower steamers and more.
MODERNO THE CULINARY SUPPLY:
Graduating from our Culinary Arts program, Anthony has created his very own line of chef’s bow ties and aprons, having you looking sharp in the kitchen this winter.
Courtney Edworthy, a Health Information Management grad will have you staying warm this season with crocheted one of a kind toques and scarves.
DOODLE DOTS HONEY POTS:
Current Staff, Karlene Cifuentes and her son (potentially future RRC student!) will be showing you what the buzz about beeswax wraps are all about. This crafty duo also creates huldufolk icelandic gnomes, the most adorable winter decor.
DANG GOOD TEA:
Just in time to refill the jar of Honey Tumeric Tea you tried at RRC’s Fall Farmers Market, RRC Staff member Vadsana Phommainh is back for her second market!
DREAMING TREE PAPER COMPANY:
Digital A/V Production Alumni, Julie Epp has your old favorite book in a new unique journal. By upcycling, vintage hardcover books Julie gives the covers a new purpose.
Animal health technology Alumni, Michelle Mckendry hand- pours vegan, sustainable and eco-friendly wood wick, coconut wax candles that make a wonderful gift (maybe even for you!).
BUTTER & LARD BAKING COMPANY:
Professional baking and patisserie grad, Chantal Sutherland creates classic recipes just like our grandmas make. Unapologetically old-fashioned, Chantal uses simple and good local ingredients like butter, organic flour, and eggs.
MRI and Spectroscopy Alumni, April Fernandez offers a combination of hand painted and digitally designed prints, even custom for those that wish!
Alyssa Reimer, Nursing Alumni creates trendy handmade clay earrings – great for any occasion.
TINY MAKER MIND:
For the extra little ones, Business Admin, Avery-Anne has intricate laser engraved alphabet blocks, made of solid hardwood, design to withstand generations of play.
LOTUS MOON JEWELS:
RRC staff member (and former Business Administration student) Tara Luchuck creates handcrafted jewelry with genuine, natural gemstones. Each type of gemstone exhibits different metaphysical and healing properties.
MELANIE DE TREMAUDAN ART:
RRC double alumni grad (Computer-Aided Architectural Drafting and Computerized Accounting Technician), Melanie is a self-taught artist utilizing upcycled ceramic tiles using alcohol inks with a rustic touch.
ART SOAP LIFE:
Rebecca Haverluck, a local artist, maker and Graphic Communications grad makes all natural soap and skin care. Her original artwork is featured on the labels and birch boxes, cards and prints and often mirrors the botanical theme of her skincare line.
Warren Alejandro-Yarema, a proud RRC Art Grad and Instructor, will electrify your home decor with abstract art and furniture.
No RRC market is complete without Staff member Katrina Florendo-Estigoy. To satisfy our cravings, Katrina will be on hand with her beautifully decorated sugar cookies!
GROWL PET TREATS:
We didn’t forget about the pups! Give a warm welcome back to Adam Milne, Alumni of the Transforming Futures Project and treat your furry friends this holiday too.
For delicious winter themed cookies, cupcakes, macarons and more, Gerardo Rodriguez our very own Business Administration grad will have treats for all occasions. If you can’t wait for this vendor take a look at their page and make your order ready for pickup on Nov. 28th!
Weaving yarn into wearable creations, Business Administration grad, Angie Tucker has unique gifts for the holiday season. From soft snuggle buddies to beaded rainbow necklaces and keychains.
For the art lovers, RRC Business Administration grad Shaun Scrymgeour and his partner Danielle Caners will be showcasing mystical artwork to nourish your eyes, mind and soul. Come say hello and explore the endless details featured on eco-friendly yoga mats, fine art prints, and more!
Professional baking and patisserie grad, Josee Cure, has the home cooked finish for all your seasonal recipes. Made from scratch, J’em Bistro has everything from mustards and vinaigrettes, to soups and bread, pickles and jams, pastries and more.
RRC alumni Brie Henderson is back with her all natural, handcrafted aromatherapy products including air fresheners, yoga mat cleaners, multipurpose cleaners and more.
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BAKING PROGRAM:
Chef Barbara O’Hara and her students are back to fill the College with the most wonderful holiday baking you cannot resist!
Here to capture all the fun and festivities, RRC Aboriginal Self-Government alumni Brittany McKay, will provide a unique and memorable photo booth experience.
Take a little piece of RRC home with you. The bees have been working hard on our rooftop all summer, and now is your chance to buy our 2019 Creekside honey!
Our RRC community is so fortunate to have all these talented makers share their creations with us! We know reading this list may have felt as if you had your hands on Santa’s list. So get your sleigh ride ready to pack up with all these soon to be gifts and give a warm welcome back to our grads, and friendly hello to our current staff and students on November 28th!