Events - The Purple Raven Boutique


Past events

Feb 11

Viking Style Wire Knitting Workshop

This first class is now full! If you are interested in going on a waiting list for the next class, please call the Craft Council at 753-2749 or email them at

2:30am - 9:00am NST

Craft Council Gallery, Devon House, 59 Duckworth Street, St. John’s

Feb 10

Making Drop Style Earrings - A One Hour Workshop

In one hour, you will learn how to make a wire wrapped loop and use this new skill to create a pair of drop style earrings, like the ones in the picture. The $15.00 (plus HST) fee covers instruction, materials and use of needed tools. This mini workshop is part of the "Show Yourself a Little Love" Event happening at the Plantation that day. "Show Yourself a Little Love" is an opportunity to engage in a little self-indulgence, alone or with a friend.

10:00am - 11:00am NST

Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, 10 Mapleview Place, St. John's, NL

Dec 12 - Dec 15

Shopping by Appointment with The Purple Raven Boutique

From December 12 - 15th, The Purple Raven Boutique is offering shopping by appointment between 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. where you can come and browse our selection at your convenience. To make an appointment, please call 709-769-8163 the day before you wish to shop. Please note, for safety and security reasons, appointments must made the day before. Drop-ins after regular hours are not possible. Other studios on site will be closed.

1:00pm - 4:30pm NST

10 Maple View Place, St. John's NL

Dec 10

Murray's Christmas Market

This will be The Purple Raven Boutique's last market date of the year and I'm pleased to say it will be at a new location! Murray's Garden Centre and Landscape Services is hosting a mini Christmas Market on December 10th running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop by and say hello won't you?

10:00am - 2:00pm NST

Murray's Garden Centre, 1525 Portugal Cove Road, Portugal Cove, NL

Dec 2

QVVP Christmas Craft Open House

Once a year, the artisans at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation host a Christmas Open House and invite some of their crafty friends to join in. The result is a wonderfully unique Christmas market featuring fine contemporary craft in a friendly and scenic setting. The Purple Raven Boutique will be there. We hope you will join us!

8:30am - 3:30pm NST

Quidi Vidi Village Plantation

Nov 25

Making Textured Metal Earrings

Class Description: Participants will learn basic metal and wire working techniques to create a pair of earrings. This workshop is being sponsored by Tourism Bell Island. To register please contact Gail Sheppard at 488-2411. Cost is $20.

Nov 18

Etsy Holiday Market

Join us for a Handmade & Vintage Holiday Market, presented by the Etsy St. John's Region Team! Accomplish some of your holiday shopping in a fun and festive environment on Saturday, November 18th at Atlantic Place from 10am-4pm. The Purple Raven Boutique will be there along with over 35 LOCAL Etsy sellers offering a wide variety of quality handmade and vintage products.

8:30am - 2:30pm NST

Atlantic Place, Water Street, St. John's, NL

Nov 9 - Nov 12

CCNL Christmas Craft Fair

This Christmas give handmade, and meet the makers behind the most recognized craft in the province. All of the vendors have been juried by the Standards Committee of the Craft Council, and have met the standards of excellence to ensure the highest quality of craft. Join us at the Jack Byrne Arena in Torbay, from November 9-12 and discover what it means to be handcrafted. The Purple Raven Boutique will be in booth 11. Hope to see you there!

8:30am - 7:30pm NST

Jack Byrne Arena, Torbay, NL

Nov 5

The Little Christmas Fair for Hope

Please join The Purple Raven Boutique at the 6th annual fundraiser for breast cancer research, the Canadian Canacer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and The Dr. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre. Admission is $2.00 (but for children aged 12 years and under admission is free). This is an opportunity to shop local and support a worthy cause. Hope to see you there!

11:00am - 5:00am NST

The Rocket Bakery, 272 Water Street, St. John's, NL

Nov 4 - Nov 5

Tax Free Sale

To help you get into the Christmas spirit, The Purple Raven Boutique (PRB) is having a Tax Free Sale (15% off ). This will apply to any PRB purchase made on November 4th or 5th, whether you visit us at a local market (e.g. Posie Row and Co. on November 4th at the Little Christmas Fair for Hope on November 5th), drop by our studio at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation or make a purchase through our online store. For further details on this sale, click on the link below.

Nov 4

Pop Up Market at Posie Row and Co.

Join The Purple Raven Boutique at Posie Row and Co. for tax free day in Downtown St. John's. It's a great day to get a jump on your Christmas shopping and to save 15% in the process. This is The Purple Raven's first Christmas Season Market. Plan to drop by and get the first pick of our Christmas stock. See you then!

10:00am - 6:00pm NDT

Posie Row and Co. Duckworth Street, St. John's

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