This city's getting a little craft crazy. There are so many shows these days!
To add to the mix, Blim's starting a new monthly craft fair: the Main Street Community Market. Starting this Sunday, March 29th, these shows will take place on the last Sunday of every month, from 11 am to 5 pm, at the Cambrian Hall (215 East 17th ave at Main, behind Granville Island Toys). Admission is free!
More deets from Blim:
Our first community market will be on Sunday, March 29 from 11–5 PM, include 30 vendors, live music, hot food, beverages, and entertainment. Vendors will include food, fashion, accessories, supplies, fine art, vintage items and records, and not be limited to crafts, and there will be a focus on nurturing and promoting creative production in our community. We want to appeal to young, old, hip, plain, babies, animals, men, women, everyone.
We are very excited about this event and what it can contribute to Main Street’s artistic vitality, and how it can help support and encourage the local creative community.
This Sunday's market will feature:
Basement Sweet (jewellery)
Darwin Meyers (vintage vinyl)
Rad Attack (clothing)
Coco Cake Cupcakes
Coco Chow Fun Earrings
Gldnmilitia (modern and vintage jewellery)
Blim (clothing and accessories)
Christina Kenton (small art)
It's Your Life (jewellery)
Down Home Amy (clothing and accessories)
Some Other Girl (screenprinted clothing)
Kaori Kasai (art and crafts)
Baby Elephant (handmade cards)
Roxypop Designs (knitted and sewn accessories)
District Thirty (jewellery)
Otaunu Spirit (glassware and accessories)
Civil Disobediance (clothing and accessories)
Hug and Stuff (handmade accessories)
No Fixed Address (zines and books)
Bleeble & Ji (handmade eco-friendly journals)
Jackie Dives (cards and accessories)
White Sky (vintage clothing)
Sunset Gourmet (packaged gourmet food)
Meghann Hubert (ceramics)
Bianca Barr (accessories)
Laboratory Laboratoire (handmade crafts)
Brian Robinson (Hot Gourmet Food)
Bead Freaks (accessories and supplies)
....with Hot Japanese Snacks by Michael Tora Speier and Live Music by Fine Mist.
ALSO don't forget that Portobello West is also on this weekend, both Saturday March 28th and Sunday, March 29th from noon to 6pm. It's over at the Rocky Mountaineer Station and costs $2 to get in.