The Mimbres Region Arts Council will hose its annual Guatemalan Mercado at the MRAC Wells Fargo Bank Gallery, located at 1201 Pope Street this Saturday, November 2nd, from 9:30 to 3:30.  Handcrafted items will be available for sale.  Included in the collection will be weavings from Guatemalan artisans offered by longtime vendors Curt and Sonia Porter.  Sale Items will include woven scarves and shawls, coats and vests, jewelry, purses and packs, tablecloths, cloths, Santos and more.  The Guatemalan Mercado offers great holiday gift ideas.  Faye McCalmont, MRAC director, shares “Their work is just fabulous. It’s so intricate and rich and the prices are very affordable. This is a wonderful way to support these weavers in a developing country as well as the Arts Council.”  To learn more, visit