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Spruce Bog Craft Fair

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Issue: 2018-11-14, PHOTO: courtesy of the Yukon Craft Society

Spruce Bog. Two inspiring and motivational words that bring back many pleasant memories, both of crafting and shopping; they evoke a sense of excitement in so many Yukoners who have an appreciation for the incredible talent and variety of our... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

When Beverley Gray started her business, over 20 years ago, it began with filling a need for her own family. She was always looking for quality natural remedies for her two small kids, but found there just weren’t many around. Living in the bush... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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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... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2017-11-08, PHOTO: mariosp via Foter.com

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... Read more

Yukon Christmas

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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. Read more

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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... Read more

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. Read more

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 ... Read more

Yukon Christmas