Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

Uptown Flea

  • 700 N Tryon Street Charlotte, North Carolina (map)
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Where: 700 N Tryon Street Charlotte, North Carolina
When: August 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
How Much: $1

This is not your grandmother's flea market, and that's something to get seriously excited about. 

Head uptown to shop over 80 flea vendors from salvagers, collectors, vintage dealers, hand makers, antique dealers, local shops, and everything in between. Honestly, anything goes at the Uptown Flea. 

Entry fee: $1

Food trucks, live music, hangout spots, and every kind of vendor under the sun.

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Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Renegade Chicago

WhereDivision St. in Wicker Park between Damen Ave. and Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
When: September 8 + 9, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
How Much: Free

Their Flagship Fair in Chicago returns for its 16th year with a celebration of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design.

Shop emerging and established Makers’ goods, discover rarities and remixes from local DJs, get creative while workshopping, eat from exceptional food trucks and end the day with a cocktail. See you there!

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Sep
14
to Sep 16

Indie Craft Parade

  • SOUTHERN BLEACHERY MARKETPLACE AT THE TAYLORS MILL (map)
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Where: Greenville, SC
When: September 14 - 16, 2018
Time: VIP Friday 6 - 9PM, Saturday 9AM - 6PM, Sunday 11AM - 5PM
How Much: $5

Each September for the past seven years, we gather to celebrate the resurgence of handmade goods throughout the South, highlight the care necessary to craft things by hand, and encourage the rise of small, local brands. 

From the convivial spirit of attendees and their support of the artists to extras like local food and a free photo booth, Indie Craft Parade is a celebration of all things handcrafted.

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Sep
21
to Sep 23

Festival in the Park

Where: Charlotte, NC
When: September 21-23, 2018
Time: Friday 4:00 pm-9:30 pm/Saturday 10:00 am–9:30 pm/Sunday 11:00 am–6:00 pm
How Much: Free

The Festival in the Park is a three day outdoor arts and crafts festival held at Freedom Park with 180 artists and craft exhibitors and nearly 1000 entertainers.

This outdoor event showcases local and regional artists in a wholesome family environment around Freedom Park Lake.

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Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

The Nest Fest

Where: Stanly County, NC (east of Charlotte)
When: October 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
How Much: $10 in advance, $15 at the door (cash only), free after 3pm

Join us for a day of Beauty Hunting for your home and life. Shop over 50 unique, curated vendors from all over the South, we've got pickers and junkers, antiquers and painters and a little bit of everything in between. We promise you will leave inspired!

Plan on staying awhile, there's room to roam, sit and listen to music (we're talking banjos and some AMAZING voices!) and eat at the food trucks! Feel free to bring a quilt or yard chair and stay all day! 

Nest Fest is held 20 Minutes east of Charlotte, NC (just 10 miles off I-485) in the farming community of Midland. This is the second year that Myquillyn and Chad Smith will host Nest Fest on their 12 acre property.

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Dec
6
to Dec 9

One of a Kind Chicago

Where: Chicago, IL
When: December 6 - 9, 2018
Time: Thu 11am-8pm/ Fri 11am-8pm/ Sat 10am-7pm/ Sun 10am-5pm
How Much: $12+

Save the date for the 17th annual One of a Kind Holiday Show as it returns to The Mart December 7-10 with more than 600 talented makers from across North America and thousands of original handmade gift options. Shop directly from the makers and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with great food and entertainment. 

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Jul
19
to Jul 22

Ann Arbor Art Show

Where: State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan
When: July 19-22, 2018
Time: Thursday - Saturday 10AM - 9PM, Sunday 12PM - 6PM
How Much: Free

The Ann Arbor State Street District Art Fair is one of the four contiguous art fairs that transform downtown Ann Arbor for 4 days in July.  The State Street District Art Fair takes over the city streets within the State Street District and brings the art world to the District.  The State Street District Art Fair is known for its eclectic style and wonder as it joins fine art and the vibrant downtown District neighborhood.

 

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Jun
3
12:00 PM12:00

Front Porch Sunday

  • 2151 Hawkins Street Charlotte, NC, 28203 United States (map)
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Where: 2151 Hawkins Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
When: June 3, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 5:00
How Much: Free

Join us June 3rd, 2018 for Front Porch Sunday! There will be fun for the whole family for an afternoon of food, fun, shopping, music, and beer!

Shop 50 independent businesses from Charlotte and the surrounding area, drink cold beer from Sycamore Brewing, and grab a bite from one of the three food trucks that'll join us!

Front Porch Sundays is the best way to spend a warm Sunday afternoon in Charlotte. Put your feet up and enjoy the atmosphere!

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May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Vintage Charlotte Summer Market

Where: Camp Northend, Charlotte, North Carolina
When: May 12, 2018
Time: Saturday 10am-5pm
How Much: Friday 6-8 VIP $20, Saturday Early Bird 10-11 $7, Saturday 11-5 $2

VTGCLT is popping up at Camp North End (1776 Statesville Ave, Charlotte, NC 28206) the seventh annual Summer Market! Come out and spend the day shopping with 80+ of the region's best vintage & handmade vendors. 

$7 early bird entry at 10am // $2 general admission 11am-5pm

Parking is free. 

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May
5
to May 6

King Drives Art Walk

  • 600 South Kings Drive Charlotte, NC, 28204 United States (map)
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Where: the Little Sugar Creek Greenway at 600 South Kings Drive, (at the corner of East Morehead St.), Charlotte, NC 28203
When:  Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
How Much: Free

Since the fall of 1964, Festival in the Park has brought Charlotteans from all walks of life together to enjoy arts, crafts, music and family entertainment.  With the mission of bringing the community together by celebrating the arts, the Festival Board is excited to broaden its reach and to announce a spring fine arts event, the Kings Drive Art Walk.

We invite you to participate in our spring event which will be held along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway, a reclaimed natural waterway between East Morehead Street and Pearle Park Way Bridge along Kings Drive. With a focus on fine and emerging artists, our spring festival on this beautiful and easily accessible venue is an annual fine arts outing!

The KDAW festival is located on the King’s Drive section of the Little Sugar Creek Greenway, a beautiful public space that is open to all in the community.

 

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Apr
20
to Apr 22

Girl Tribe Pop Up

Where: Girl Tribe Design District (An old design center in Southend)
When: April 20 - 22, 2018
Time: Friday 6:00 - 9:00, Saturday 10:00 - 5:00, Sunday 12:00 - 5:00
How Much: Free - $25

Girl Tribe Pop Up is the ultimate girls day out shopping experience featuring women owned small businesses. Get ready to shop, meet with wonderful creatives and have tons of fun! $25 preview night is Friday from 6:00 - 9:00, $10 VIP hours are Saturday from 10AM-12PM, and free general admission is Saturday and Sunday 12-5PM! 

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Feb
21
to Feb 25

American Craft Show in Baltimore

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Where: Baltimore Convention Center
When: February 20th - 25th, 2018
Time: Wednesday and Thursday wholesalers only

Friday, February 23: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 24: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 25: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
How Much: $14 +

Join us for three days of festivities celebrating all things handmade at the American Craft Show in Baltimore. Come shop craft like you’ve never seen before from more than 650 of the country’s top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists. Plus, meet the country’s top emerging artists! Stop by our Hip Pop Emerging Artists’ booths on the show floor to see their contemporary pieces ranging from sophisticated elegance to cutting-edge.

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Dec
15
5:00 PM17:00

Sycamore Brewing & Vintage Charlotte 2017 Christmas Market

Where: Sycamore Brewing in Charlotte, North Carolina
When: Friday, December 15, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
How Much: Free

Sycamore Brewing and Vintage Charlotte will be teaming up to host a Christmas Market this December!

Over 30 vendors, live Christmas music, food trucks, special beer and hot cider releases, and more!

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Dec
2
to Dec 3

Renegade Chicago

WhereBridgeport Art Center, Chicago
When: December 2 - 3, 2017
Time: Saturday and Sunday 11:00 - 6:00
How Much: TBA

Hey Chicago! Ring in the season and get your holiday shopping done all in just one weekend. We’ll be serving up unique handmade items from hundreds of Makers, fun DIY workshops, immersive special features, food + drink, festive music, and much, much more. See you there!

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Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Crafty Bastards Charleston

Where: Joe Riley Park, Charleston SC
When: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
How Much: Free

Charleston City Paper is thrilled to host #CraftyBastards in Charleston, featuring a great selection of craft beer and food truck fare for sale along with the handcrafted items -- all in a lively festival atmosphere where shoppers will enjoy live music, activities and entertainment for the entire family! Admission is FREE!

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Dec
1
to Dec 17

Indie Craft Parade Pop Up

  • 3 McBeth Street Greenville, SC, 29611 United States (map)
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Where: Greenville, SC
When: THURS – SUN FIRST 3 WEEKENDS IN DECEMBER
Time: TH – SAT 10AM – 7PM; SUN 11AM – 5PM
How Much: Free

The Indie Craft Parade Holiday Pop Up is a temporary retail shop in Greenville, SC. 

Located at the Methodical Coffee roasting facility, this pop up shop will feature the work of 55 artists. For only twelve days, a curated mix of giftable art, home goods, jewelry, and children’s items will be available in conjunction with a Methodical Coffee brew bar (open limited hours). The Pop Up Shop makes it simple for Greenville to buy handmade for the holidays.

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Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Small Business Saturday

Where: Charlotte, NC
When: November 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
How Much: Free

Historic South End Small Business Saturday celebrates the great local businesses and unique retail you can find in Charlotte's Historic South End. The event highlights retailers in South End and includes special pop-up retail events that focus on a select mix of unique local businesses. This year, South End Small Business Saturday is Saturday, November 25, 2017, from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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Nov
17
to Nov 18

Made South Holiday

Where: Franklin, TN
When: November 17-18, 2017
Time: VIP Friday 5 PM - 9 PM; Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM
How Much: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

CELEBRATE THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CREATIVITY AND HOSPITALITY AT THE 2017 MADE SOUTH HOLIDAY MARKET!

  • #ShopSouthern with over 130 of the finest Southern makers & artisans
  • Chef demonstrations throughout the day from Springer Mountain Farms
  • Southern distiller tastings for guests who are 21+
  • Live music
  • First 2000 guests will receive a free Holiday Market Reusable Shopping Bag
  • Family friendly event
  • Children ages 12 and younger will be admitted for free with a paying adult
  • Free parking
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Nov
11
to Nov 12

Crafty Bastards DC

Where: Nationals Park, DC
When: November 11 - 12, 2017
Time: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 5:00
How Much: TBA

Join us November 11-12, 2017 when D.C.'s favorite art festival returns for another year of shopping, noshing, and big, awesome fun! Crafty Bastards' annual fall festival is scheduled to take place outdoors at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Crafty Bastards Nashville

Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of handmade goods from independent artists that originated 13 years ago in Washington, D.C. This event will be hosted in The Gulch neighborhood on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10 AM - 4 PM. This is a FREE event!

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Nov
1
to Nov 12

The Handmade Pop Up

The Handmade Pop-Up is a curated holiday market featuring handcrafted goods from artists and artisans around the world. We hope to bring together the best of handmade to offer a unique shopping experience for all. 

JOIN US:

8AM PST Wednesday November 1st
-to-
11PM Sunday November 12th
-at-
www.thehandmadepopup.com

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Oct
26
to Nov 5

Day of the Dead Pop Up

  • Trade & Lore Coffee Shop (map)
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Where: Trade & Lore Coffee Shop 37 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
When: October 26 - November 5, 2017
Time: TBA
How Much: Free

We collaborate with local makers, artists, furniture makers, and vintage collectors to bring an ever changing array of items to our unique space.  Combine that with the eye of an interior decorator, who has a warehouse full of vintage furniture, and you have a beautifully arranged retail store that you'll wish was there all year.  Alas, the beauty of the pop up shop is its temporary nature.  Open for only a few days at a time, our shop is an event not to be missed.

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Oct
19
to Oct 22

Fall Fiesta Pop Up Shop

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Where: Bhramari Brewing Company 101 S Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
When: October 19 - 22, 2017
Time: October 19-21, 11AM - 9PM : October 22, 11AM - 7PM
How Much: Free

We collaborate with local makers, artists, furniture makers, and vintage collectors to bring an ever changing array of items to our unique space.  Combine that with the eye of an interior decorator, who has a warehouse full of vintage furniture, and you have a beautifully arranged retail store that you'll wish was there all year.  Alas, the beauty of the pop up shop is its temporary nature.  Open for only a few days at a time, our shop is an event not to be missed.

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

Where: Cary, NC
When: August 26 - 27, 2017
Time: Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m
How Much: FREE

Come join us at the 41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival. In 2016, the festival expanded from a one-day event to a two-day event. The 41st festival will continue in the two-day format and the festival will remain on Cary’s Town Hall Campus. Join us as we celebrate the coming of fall by joining our friends and neighbors for two days to celebrate the arts, music and food!

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Aug
4
5:30 PM17:30

"His Beard Really Isn't That Blue" Gallery Show

Where: Dalton, GA
When: August 4 - 20, 2017
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 opening reception
How Much: Free

Join us for the opening reception of Mary Hamby's show "His Beard Really Isn't That Blue" on August 4, 5:30 - 7:30. It will be on view from August 4 - 20. “His beard really isn’t that blue” references the short story Bluebeard about a woman who learns the importance of listening to what her gut is telling her. This show is about listening and creating from my perspective using the classic techniques of embroidery, weaving, woodworking, and ceramic in various forms of sculpture and collage. Each handmade element is intended to spark conversation and bring traditional fiber art into our modern culture. These one-of-a-kind pieces are meant to add whimsy and joy to any room. 

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Jun
10
11:00 AM11:00

Artisan Market Boone

  • Harvest House Performing Arts Venue (map)
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Where: Harvest House Performing Arts Venue
When: June 10, 2017
Time: 11:00 - 6:00
How Much: TBA

Mark your calendars for the best place to support your local makers, community members and businesses. We're bringing back handmade to the high country and lifting up the people that make this culture shine

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May
13
to May 14

Renegade Chicago

Where: Halsted St. in Pilsen
When: May 13 - 14, 2017
Time: 11:00 - 6:00 both days
How Much: TBA

We’re excited to combine the best artisans and makers with some of the coolest cities. It’s a match made in heaven! We’ll be serving up unique handmade items from hundreds of Makers, fun DIY workshops, immersive special features, food + drink, and much, much more. See you soon!

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May
10
to May 12

Boco Art Show

  • 2 Meyers Drive Greenville, SC, 29605 United States (map)
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Where: Greenville, SC
When: May 10 - 12, 2017
Time: To be announced
How Much: Free

A unique pop up shop offering original art and jewelry at affordable prices  

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Apr
28
to Apr 30

Dogwood Arts Festival

Where: Market Square, Downtown Knoxville
When: April 28-30, 2017
Time: Friday: 11:00am-9:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am–9:00pm, and Sunday: 11:00am–5:00pm
How Much: Free

With quality arts and crafts booths, performing arts, culinary arts demonstrations and tastings, and an expanded children’s creation station, several blocks of downtown Knoxville are transformed into a lively street fair for the Dogwood Arts Festival!

There will be more than 60 local and regional juried artists exhibiting and selling their original work in mixed media, clay, drawing/pastels, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, painting, photography, sculpture, and wood. In addition to the artist areas in Market Square and Krutch Park extension, enjoy cooking demonstrations, festive food creations, and delicious wine and beer pairings at the Culinary Arts Stage. Live performances all weekend long on the Market Square stage, the Union Avenue pop-up stage, and the Children’s stage. Blooming Boulevard returns to the Dogwood Arts Festival providing unique colorful flower markets filled with live blooming plants, herbs, flowers, and trees.

Join us for a spring celebration of our region’s arts, culture, and natural beauty in the heart of downtown Knoxville!

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Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Modern Weaving Workshop

Modern weaving workshop

Where: The Station in Greenville, South Carolina 1172 Pendleton St.

When: Wednesday, April 26th 6:30 - 8:30 pm 

Come make something with your hands and enjoy a fun night out at the stunning Station in West Greenville! No previous weaving experience needed. You will learn new skills or brush up on your technique. Invite a friend and join – it’s going to be fun night in a beautiful creative space!   

You'll learn...

•  how to warp your new loom

•  about weaving materials

•  the fundamental stitches and some fun ones

•  how to securely finish your piece

•  creative ways to display your new wall hanging

You'll receive...

•  hands-on instruction 

•  your own loom and tool set for keeps

•  a super cute tote bag to carry your project & new loom home in

•  enough naturally dyed fiber to complete your wall hanging

•  a dowel to display your finished piece
 

Purchase on our Shop Online Page. I cannot wait to see you there!

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