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 Art in the Denver Highlands Northside is staging a two-day Holiday Art Market, featuring handmade crafts, fine art, food, gifts and more, at The Sanctuary, 3101 W. 31st Ave., Denver. Times are Friday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  “We are all local artists and crafters, many of us from the Sloan Lake, Edgewater, Wheat Ridge, N.W. Denver and Lakewood communities,” said market co-coordinator Lilli Brackett. Admission is free.

  For more information visit www.facebook.com/ArtInTheHighlands.