Spruce Bog Craft Fair

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Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Judy Matechuk

The Yukon Craft Society is holding its second annual Spruce Bog Boutique in the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel from December 7 to 20. While there are a great many craft sales throughout Whitehorse this time of year, there was a definite interest, from... more

Dec. 06, 2017 midnight Yukon Christmas


Issue: 2017-11-08, PHOTO: mariosp via

There’s no point in making things just to decorate your garage – that’s how the Spruce Bog Craft Sale got its start, said Pam Charman, co-ordinator of the sale. “People just wanted to make things,” she said. “They wanted to be creative and they... more

Nov. 08, 2017 midnight Yukon Christmas


Issue: 2016-03-10, PHOTO: Naomi Borisenko

“We’re very excited about the warm welcome at our new location,” says Pam Charman, events organizer for the Yukon Crafts Society. After many years hosting the Spring Spruce Bog Craft Fair at the Gold Rush, they’ve moved to the Westmark. more

Mar. 10, 2016 midnight Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-11-19 PHOTO: Darren Holcombe

When I grow up I want to work in Santa’s workshop, Knitting Department. I will knit something for every child on the planet: cotton beanies for those in hot countries and woolen mittens for colder climes. Just a little gift at a most magical time... more

Nov. 19, 2015 midnight Yukon Christmas

The Yukon is known for its craft fairs. From Dawson to Faro to Teslin, each community has its own craft niche. But when you get to Whitehorse, the niche transforms into something almost limitless called Spruce Bog. more

Nov. 12, 2014 midnight Hobbies

Pam Charmin is a night owl. As organizer of the Yukon Craft Society's annual Spruce Bog craft sale, she has to be. Charmin joined the society two years after its founding 35 years ago. She inherited the mantle as organizer ... more

Nov. 18, 2010 midnight Yukon Christmas