Padzieski Gallery becomes a holiday boutique Nov. 22-Dec. 18

DEARBORN — Holiday shoppers look forward each year to the return of the Padzieski Art Gallery’s International Holiday Boutique which runs this year from  Nov. 22 to Dec. 18.

The celebration kicks off with the Dearborn Community Arts Council’s annual Preview p“ART”y fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 22. This first look at the artistic gift offerings features special discounts on purchases, live music, a silent auction and a taste tour of some of the area’s finest restaurants.

Tickets for the preview party are $20, and can be purchased by calling 313-943-3095 or emailing DCAC Executive Director Ralph Valdez at

The festivities take place in the gallery and Studio A, and also include admission to the 31st annual Festival of Trees in the Hubbard Ballroom of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michgan Ave., with free parking near the theater entrance.