Holiday Market

Unfortunately, Central will not be able to hold our annual Holiday Market due to the COVID-19 epedemic. This would have been our 11th year of this fundraiser to support Central’s mission efforts, locally and across the world.

The 2019 Holiday Market featured over 60 vendors and local artisans, showcasing unique handmade crafts, jewelry, furniture and home decór – including a vintage offering, great food and more!

Here are the 2019 Holiday Market Vendors:


AOC Sewing Group

Placemats and napkins. Proceeds go to the women of the Arabic Outreach Center.


Apple pastries and baked goods

Art Play by Debi

Beautiful watercolor art

Baskets Built by Linda

Handmade baskets using rattan and other natural fibers

Bee Mindful

Raw honey, skin care oils and beeswax candles

Billy Love’s Historical Novels

Pre- and post-WWII fiction books with prints and notecards of dresses worn

Bitty Buttons Children’s Clothing

Fun, quality design, comfortable and reasonably priced

Boots to Purses

Distinctive and unique purses made from authentic cowboy boots

Bozz Prints

Colorful prints and framed artwork

Briden Originals

2D and 3D glass art pieces

Bundled Roots

Wool pictures, plants, pillows and fairy houses

Cards Truly from the Heart

Greeting cards and other stationery products

Central’s Knitting into the Mystery

Hand-crocheted and knitted dish clothes, scarves and hats. Proceeds go towards Central’s Christian education and mission projects and the materials to produce prayer shawls for the Deacon’s care ministry.

Chapter APBN National TTT

A handmade gifts and décor. Proceeds go to send girls to camp.

Close Creek Creations

Favorite homemade soaps, lotions and lip balm


Artisan crafted jewelry made from materials sourced around the world

Cox Estate Appraisals

Vintage and antiques, costume and fine jewelry, art glass and collectibles

Crazy 4 Nuts

Gourmet cinnamon flavored roasted nuts

Creations by ACH

Winter and Christmas décor and jewelry

Creativity in Glass

Fused glass plates, bowls, home décor and garden art

CROSS Outreach

Festive chocolate-covered pretzels. Proceeds are for homelessness prevention in Des Moines.

Crystal Jolly’s Embroidering

Daintily embroidered dish towels

Dakota Designs by Alyce

Unique quality Southwestern designed jewelry

Daughters of Penelope #38

Fresh, scrumptious homemade baklava and delectable baked goods! Proceeds go to Saint George’s Greek Orthodox Church.

Debbie Doo Wop

Music activities for the children on Saturday only by professional singer Debbie Doo Wop!

Deer Creek Creations

Fabric handbags, scarves and ponchos

Design Centre Collections & Antiques

Antiques, interior design items and home décor

Designs by Deb

Intricate beaded jewelry and necklaces

Designs by Dotty

Fancy copper jewelry, gourds and wood carvings

Designs by Rebecca

Foot and neck warmers, scarves, cooling ties and wool dryer balls

Donna’s Mitten Factory

Wool mittens made out of re-purposed wool sweaters

Doodlebug Designs

Quizzical handcrafted jewelry and accessories

El Arte Uncorked

DIY custom craft kits, hand-painted wine glasses and mugs, and hot chocolate mixes

Fusion Boutique

Fun, positive, inspirational gifts and trendy home décor

Gemstones Jewelry

Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind jewelry

Grandma’s Fudge

Yummy fudge and peanut brittle just like Grandma’s!

Horton Manor, LLC

Custom motivational graphics adorning everlasting gift items

Iowa Prairie Turnings

Wooden vessels and trees

Jan Davison Studio of Fine Art

Elegantly framed original art and notecards, featuring prints of original art

Jewelry Statement

Unique jewelry using nature’s crystals and pearls

Joan Mahaffey’s Crocheting

Delightful crocheted items

Kathie’s Custom Quilting

Beautiful quilts, table runners and quilted mug rugs

Lee Prairie Designs

Water-colored note cards, primitive Santa’s, Christmas houses and appliqued sewn items

Lockwood Jewelers

Original custom-designed and hand-crafted fine gold and sterling silver jewelry with cultured pearls and gemstones

Lovelee Things

Handmade crocheted goods

Lyall’s Labors, LTD

One-of-a-kind metal artwork

M.A.C.K. Crafts

Designer mittens, hats, scarves, vests, slippers, purses and ornaments made from felt wool sweaters


Designer mittens, hats, scarves, vests, slippers, purses and ornaments made from felt wool sweaters

Mahler Ink, Etc.

Fine quality woodworking

Marcia Coughennower's Decorative Glitter Houses

Charming handmade decorative homes

Our Sister Parish

Bold aromatic Don Justo Coffee, El Salvador crafts, gift bags and baskets. Proceeds are for this faith-based ecumenical effort designed to bring hope and social development to the people of Berlín, Usulután and those who live in nearby cantons.

PATTH – A Honduras Ministry

Beautiful pine needle and plastic woven baskets. Proceeds are for this ministry of volunteers traveling to under-served villages in the mountains of Honduras, for medical, dental and surgery care, and construction projects for their residents.

Parson's Bench

Wooden bowties

P.E.O. Chapter JJ

Holiday décor and gifts. Proceeds go towards funding the education of women and girls, nationally and internationally.

P.E.O. Chapter V

Holiday and gift giving baskets. Proceeds go towards funding the education of women and girls, nationally and internationally.

Peaceful Time by Laura

Quality fabric crossbody, shoulder and Hobo bags and vehicle trash bags

Phunky Pallets

Pallets, wreaths and wood art

Rada Cutlery/The Ruppert Family

Iowa made, fine cutlery with a lifetime guarantee

Rising Sun Gems & Jewelry

Handmade jewelry, natural stones and rocks from around the world.

Sassy Stitches

Playful doll clothes and accessories

Socks, Slippers & More

Heavenly socks, felted slippers and mittens, baby shoes, hats and scarfs

Sculptural Felt

Small sculptural felt décor.

True Roots Chiropractic

Free health evaluations

Pursuit of a Dream: James Jordan, His Life and His Legacy

Biography on Historic Valley Junction’s James Cunningham Jordan – founding father of West Des Moines. Proceeds benefit the Historical Valley Junction Foundation.

Ver Huel Creations

Home sewn blankets, travel bags, card holders and custom t-shirt quilts

Reynolds Watercolor Paintings

Petite and uniquely framed water colored paintings