Urban Street Bazaar

Weekend Guide: April 5 + 6 + 7

The DIME Store Grand Opening

Date: Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th
Time: Friday: 6-9pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm
Location: 510 Locust St., Denton
Participating Etsy Dallas Member: Fuzzy Muffins, Christie Cone Ceramics

Urban Street Bazaar

Date: Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th
Time: Sat 11-8pm, Sun 11-4pm
Location: Bishop Arts District, Dallas
More Info: http://makeitindiegenius.com/vendors/
Participating Etsy Dallas Member: Dowdy Studio

Weekend Guide: October 12 + 13 + 14

Pegasus Plaza Market 
Date: Friday, Oct. 12th
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Main & Akard in Downtown Dallas
More Info:  http://dowdystudio.blogspot.com/2011/03/wheres-that-wagon.html
Participating Etsy Dallas Members: Dowdy Studio 

Arts Goggle
Date: Saturday, Oct. 13th
Time: 4pm-10pm
Location: Near Southside in Ft Worth (1207 W. Magnolia) 

Urban Street Bazaar

Date: Saturday, Oct. 13th and Sunday, Oct. 14th
Time: Saturday 12-8pm, Sunday 12-4pm
Location: Bishop Arts District, Dallas
More Info: http://makeitindiegenius.squarespace.com/urban-street-bazaar1/
Participating Etsy Dallas Members: Pamplemousse1983, estieMade, Dowdy Studio 

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: April 10-11

Get ready for Urban Bazaar 10, featuring over 50 handcrafted vendors! The Urban Bazaar is DFW's answer to the alternative art & craft DIY movement sweeping the country. The demand for hip handmade product is answered with this local shopping experience, so be sure to join us and support these local makers and creators of everything handcrafted. Whether you are looking for unique clothing, funky jewelry and accessories, or that perfect art piece for your pad, this is the place to be!

Date: Sat - Sun, April 10-11
Time: Sat 12-8, Sun 12-4
Location: Bishop Arts District
More info: Click here
Cost of Admission: FREE!!
Participating Etsy Dallas members: Dowdy Studio, Cut Out and Collect, Silla Soup, Jane Joss, Kessler Craftsman, Seen Studios, Three Yellow Starfish, Mia Maria, Maggie May I, Eye of the Sparrow Designs

DFW Fiber Fest is an annual event dedicated to offering classes from both nationally known and local teachers in crocheting, dyeing, hand knitting, spinning, weaving, and other fiber arts. Numerous vendors will be on-site as well, with everything you could need for knitting and crocheting!

Date: Fri - Sun, April 9-11
Time: Classes run 9:00am-noon and 2:00pm-5:00pm each day. The vendor area will be open 8:00am-6:00pm Friday & Saturday, and 9:00am-6:00pm on Sunday.
Location: Addison Conference Center
More Info: Click Here
Cost of admission: $2/day or $5/weekend. Students are free!! Class prices start at $60.
Participating Etsy Dallas members: bonny beads

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: Oct 9-11

Urban Street Bazaar
: October 10 & 11
Time: 12pm-8pm (Saturday), 12pm-4pm (Sunday)
Location: Bishop Arts District, Oak Cliff

Participating Etsy Dallas members:
Pamela Michelle, Cut Out and Collect, Dowdy Studio, Texas Tarts, artfull Expression, Mia Maria Design, Karmacrochet, MandiBeads, Three Yellow Starfish,
Wrap Couture, Superchica, f. is for frank, LolaFalk, Kessler Craftsman, One-Up Designs

Tyler Street Block Party
Date: Saturday, October 10
Time: 6-11pm
Location: Tyler & 7th in Oak Cliff

The Cube Creative and Oak Cliff Bicycle Company present the Tyler Street Block Party on October 10th. It will be a fun filled evening of music from Boom Boom Box and the Happy Bullets, DJs, a photography opening by Photopol.us, Bar-B-Q, and an art-bike show held by the Cube Creative. BikeDenton and the OCBC will hold several competitions including Track Stands, a Slow Bike Race, and more. The evening will be partially sponsored by Ben E. Keith. Be there, and be square! Art Bike Parade starts at 6pm sharp!

Participating Etsy Dallas member: Tara to the T

White Rock Local Market
Date: Saturday, October 10
Time: 8am-1pm
Location: 702 N. Buckner Blvd.

Nestled in a busy crossroads just northeast of White Rock Lake, White Rock Local Market is a new community market featuring local artisan foods, produce, meat and dairy, mixed in with a collection of art, collectibles, locally made clothes, jewelry and more.

Participating Etsy Dallas member: Silla Soup

Southern Artisans Market
Date: October 10 & 11
Time: 9am-5pm (both days)
Location: Dallas Arboretum

Get a jump on your holiday shopping at the 2nd annual Southern Artisans Market. Over 50 artisans will fill the pecan grove and delight guests with their photography, jewelry, painting, sculpture and much more! The show will take place during the annual Autumn at the Arboretum festival.

Participating Etsy Dallas member: Bead Genie Creations

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: Sept 25-27th

Another fantastic weekend is almost here. After our excitement over winning The Best One-Stop Shop in Dallas by the Dallas Observer, we're exploding with happiness and you'll see it on our faces when you're out and about this weekend.

10th Annual Fall Craft Fair at Arapaho Road Baptist Church
The 10th annual Fall Craft Fair benefits the Arapaho Road Baptist Church’s children’s ministries. Many art vendors will be there along with Etsy Dallas member Pink Lemonade Bags. Enjoy arts crafts and great food.

Date: Fri&Sat, Sept 25-26
Time: 11am-7pm, 9am-5pm
Location: Arapaho Road Baptist Church, Garland
More info: click here

LinkLinkArlington Front Street Festival
Grab some friends and head on out to the Arlington Front Street Festival. You'll find Pamela Michelle, Dowdy Studio, Cut Out and Collect and the Kessler Craftsman all hanging out this weekend selling their goods. There will also be an archaeological dig, live music, a classic car show, yummy festival foods and much more!

Date: Sat, Sept 26th
Time: 10am-6pm
Location: Front Street, Downtown Arlington
More info: click here

The Pecan Street Festival
The Pecan Street Festival is a free, bi-annual juried arts and crafts festival held on 6th Street in Austin, Texas. The festival has been an Austin tradition for more than 30 years. The show features artisans from all over the United States who display and sell homemade art and craftwork. Among the artists, you’ll find our very own Tara to the T and Harrilu. Festival goers can find paintings, sculpture, woodwork, candles, jewelry, cowboy hats, home decor, games, and other useful and whimsical household items.

Date: Sat&Sun, Sept 26-27
Time: 11am-10pm, 11am-8pm
Location: 6th Street, Austin
More info: click here

Mark your Calendars:

Oct 10 & 11 - Urban Street Bazzarr
Nov 21 - Jingle Bash

Local Craft Shows

Show your support this holiday season by shopping for local handmade arts and crafts at the following upcoming shows:

Kessler School Pumpkin Patch @ Kessler United Methodist Church: Saturday, October 11th from 9am-3pm

Urban Street Bazaar @ Bishop Arts District: Saturday, October 11th from 9am-3pm

Oak Cliff Artisans Fall Show @ Kidd Springs Rec Center: Saturday & Sunday, November 15-16 from 10am-5pm (Saturday) and noon-5pm (Sunday) MAP IT!

1st Annual Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash @ Sons of Hermann Hall: Saturday, November 22nd from 3pm-10pm
Don't miss this show! MAP IT!

Deck the Halls @ Southside on Lamar: Sunday, December 7th from 11am-6pm

Shop Handmade This Saturday!

Join a handful of Etsy Dallas members this Saturday at the Urban Street Bazaar in the hip, art-friendly Bishop Arts District in north Oak Cliff. Stop by and say HI! to the following EDers:

Abby - Pulp Reality
Brenda - B.Liscious
Carrie - Atom-In
James - One Up Designs
Jen - Houndmade
Lauren - LolaFalk
Karen - Nerdbomber
Kim & Jacky - Texas Tarts
Megan - Harrilu
Pam - Pamela Michelle
Stephanie - Tefi Designs
Tara - Tara to the T

When: Saturday, May 10th
Time: 11am - 8pm
Where: Bishop Arts District, Oak Cliff, Dallas
Click here for a map!

For those of you Northern-bound crafty supporters, stop by the Trinity Valley Church Vendor & Craft Fair in Carrollton. Be sure to say HOWDY to Etsy Dallas members Tamara of TP Design and Cherry of Cherry's Creations.

And catch the art and photography of one of Etsy Dallas' newest members, Josh of Bending Light Studio, at two art shows: 500X Gallery in Expo Park and Kettle Art Gallery in Deep Ellum this Saturday evening.

posted by Stephanie of Tefi Designs

3 Great Craft Shows - THIS WEEKEND!!

Come one, come all! Several Etsy Dallas members will have booths at the Urban Street Bazaar on Saturday and Deck the Halls this Sunday. A couple members will also have booths at the Frisco Merry Market off Main Street in old downtown Frisco. This is a great alternative for those Northies who won't be venturing south this weekend.

Urban St. Bazaar @ Market Hall MAP
Deck the Halls @ Sons of Hermann Hall MAP
Frisco Merry Market WEBSITE

Avoid the malls and support your local crafters and artists. Make it a handmade holiday!

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