Alchemy Initiative's seventh annual Handmade Holiday Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, in the Paterson Field House at Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St.

Alchemy Initiative has chosen an array of vendors who make handcrafted goods including one-of-a-kind jewelry, apparel and accessories, natural body products, ceramics, children's items, housewares, affordable art, holiday d├ęcor, and more.

There will be an opportunity for shoppers to make their own DIY craft with IS183 Art School, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. IS183 will offer a 10 percent discount on their winter/spring programs when shoppers sign up at the festival.

The event is free and open to the public and handicap accessible.