By Kevin Shannahan
The Fleur De Lis Christmas Craft Market, an annual tradition in Natchitoches since 2005, was held Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Natchitoches Events Center. A capacity crowd filled the venue and enjoyed the day shopping at 113 vendors from throughout Louisiana and Texas. The vendors sold a variety of handmade items with no commercial items allowed. Natchitoches Hope for Paws returned for a third year as a vendor, selling pet related crafts and raising awarness of animal adoption.