Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: November 5-7

The Girlie Show is art, creativity, craftsmanship and funk. Hand-designed … sometimes refined … and all by chicks. It’s not stuffy like an art show or fluffy like a craft show. Think less haute, more hot. Guys, girls, good times. And this year is rockin’ number seven.
Date: Nov 5-6
Time: Fri 7pm-11pm, Sat 12-6pm
Location: Public Farmer's Market Building, Oklahoma City, OK
Admission: $5-$20 (click here for ticket info)
more info: click here
Shop Etsy Dallas: Cut Out and Collect, Pamela Michelle, eye on the sparrow, Harrilu
Shout out to participating Jingle Bash vendors: Craft Chi, Weather & Noise and Ornamental Things

Coming up just in time for gift-giving season is Funky Finds’ handmade extravaganza: The Experience. This 2-day indoor event in Fort Worth, TX will showcase the work of over 130 talented artisans to purchase, including hand-crafted one-of-a-kind gifts, unique accessories, fashionable attire, home dècor and much more.

Date: Nov 6-7
Time: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Location: Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX
Admission: FREE!
More info: click here
Shop Etsy Dallas: Modest Ambition
Special shout out to participating Jingle Bash vendors: f. is for frank, Freeforged and Gynx Designs

The Trinity High School Craft Fair has been in existence for 20 years. It is unique in that it combines both indoor and outdoor booths and features entrainment by Trinity's award winning show choir, Harmony.

Date: Sat Nov 6
Time: 9am - 5pm
Location: Trinity HS, Euless
Admission: FREE!
More info: click here
Shop Etsy Dallas: maggie may i

18th Annual Southlake Carroll high School Craft Show is a 2 day affair benefitting Project Graduation for the senior class

Date: Nov 6-7
Time: Sat 9am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 5pm
Location: Southlake Carroll High School
Admission: FREE!
More info: click here
Shop Etsy Dallas: silla soup

Just around the corner: 3rd Annual Jingle Bash
Nov 20th, 2-8pm The Palladium

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: April 23-25

Art lovers once again get a great opportunity to support local artists (and acquire some wonderful art in the process) during the Bath House Cultural Center's Spring Art Mart. The Art Mart has always been the place to find a special piece of art for yourself, family and friends: paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, ceramics, jewelry, cards and other unique creations.

The Bath House Art Mart benefits the Bath House Cultural Center's year-round visual and performing arts programs. Purchases benefit everyone: The lucky owner will take home one-of-a-kind artwork, while local artists and arts lovers will be able to continue enjoying the arts at the neighborhood cultural center on White Rock Lake.

Date: Friday - Sunday, April 23-25
Time: (F) 7-9pm Reception, (S) 12pm-7pm, (Su) 11am - 6pm
Location: Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
Cost: Free!
Shop Etsy Dallas: The Kessler Craftsman
More info: click here

The Robert Muller School in Fairview, TX is holding its first annual Community Fair and Craft Market this Saturday.

The Fair will feature: fine art, handcrafts, baked goods, fresh produce and much more, with an emphasis on local businesses and family friendly, organic, sustainable products and services for our community! We will also have a kid’s fun area with arts and crafts, a bounce house, face painting, peace games, music, dancing and other activities.

Date: Saturday, April 24
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Robert Muller School, Fairview, Tx
Cost: Free!

Shop Etsy Dallas: eye on the sparrow designs
More info: click here

This is round two for the Dustbowl Arts Market, this time it's running alongside the Norman Music Festival so you can shop on your way to hear live music - includes the Dirty Projectors & Octopus Project.
Date: Sunday, April 25
Time: 11am - 5:30 pm
Location: Corner of Crawford & Gray, Downtown Norman, OK
Cost: all free, even the music!
Shop Etsy Dallas: Cut Out And Collect & eye on the sparrow designs
More info: click here and here

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: Dec 12-13

Deluxe OKC
Come to Oklahoma City where more than 80 artists show and sell their work to enthusiastic shoppers from all over the region. Community groups and nonprofits will also be at Deluxe, meeting shoppers and demonstrating their skills. Free admission.
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12
Time: 11am - 5pm
Location: OKC State Fair Grounds, Modern Living Building, Oklahoma City
More info: http://www.blogger.com/www.deluxeok.net
Participating Etsy Dallas members: Three Yellow Starfish, artfull Expression

F6 Gallery presents The Gift Show
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Location: F6 Gallery, Arlington
More info: http://www.f6gallery.com/category/f6-art-shows/
Participating Etsy Dallas members:Cut Out and Collect, XY Factory

Gallery Walk at the Contempo Gallery
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12
Time: 7:30pm – 11pm
Location: Contempo Gallery on the Square, McKinney
Participating Etsy Dallas member: Kessler Craftsman

Holiday Trunk Show
Free carwash while you shop. Catered by elke's market and free gift wrapping.
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12
: 10am - 5pm
Location: Sewell Saab, Hummer of Plano... 1645 Dallas Parkway plano tx 75093
Participating Etsy Dallas member: f. is for frank

White Rock Local Market
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.
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12
Time: 9am - 3pm
Location: 702 N. Buckner Blvd, Dallas
More info: http://www.whiterocklocalmarket.com/
Participating Etsy Dallas members: Tara to the T, Texas Tarts

Winter Art Fair
Date: Saturday, Dec. 12
Time: 10am – 6pm
Location: Sanger Elementary School
More info: http://listings.guidelive.com/dallas-tx/events/show/89437148-winter-art-fair
Participating Etsy Dallas member: Silla Soup

Bishop Lynch Christmas Bazaar
Over 85 vendors featuring handcrafted bath & body products, home & holiday décor, clothing & accessories, religious articles, jewelry, hand bags, live Christmas trees, and more! Raffle drawings all day. Pictures with Santa 9-2. Free admission. All proceeds benefit BL Brigade Drill Team and Cheerleaders
Date: Sunday, Dec. 13
Time: 9a - 5p
Location: Bishop Lynch High School, 9750 Ferguson Rd @ Peavy, Dallas, 75228
More info: http://www.bishoplynchbrigade.org-a.googlepages.com/home2.html
Participating Etsy Dallas members: Banana Showcase, Signature Scensations

Blue Genie Art Show
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar features the work of over 100 local and regional artists and artisans. From ceramics, original paintings, photographs, sculpture, accessories, and so much more, the annual Art Bazaar is a one-of-a-kind event for Austin.
Date: Now thru December 24th
Time: Visit http://www.bluegenieart.com/art_bazaar_2009.html
Location: Monarch Event Center, Austin, TX
More info: http://www.bluegenieart.com/art_bazaar_event.html
Participating Etsy Dallas Members: Tara to the T, Harrilu

collected and posted by Pamela and Stephanie

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide: Nov. 6-8

So, so, so much going on. Let's kick off the handmade shopping season!

The 6th Annual Girlie Show
The Girlie Show is art, creativity, craftsmanship and funk. Hand-designed, sometimes refined, and all by chicks. It’s not stuffy like an art show or fluffy like a craft show. Think less haute, more hot. Guys, girls, good times. And this year is rockin’ number six.
Date: Friday & Saturday, November 6 - 7
Time: Friday 8pm-midnight; Saturday noon-5 pm
Location: Farmer's Public Market Building, Oklahoma City, OK
Web site: www.thegirlieshow.net
Participating Etsy Dallas members: Pamela Michelle, Cut Out and Collect, Tara to the T, Texas Tarts, Superchica

Sojourn Church Ladies Holiday Event
Join us for an evening of Christmas gift shopping and dinner. Shopping begins at 4:30 PM and dinner will be served at 6:30 PM. Cost for shopping, hors d'oeuvres & dinner: $25. Cost for shopping & hors d'oeuvres: $10. Childcare is provided. Space is limited so please sign up today to reserve your spot.
Date: Friday, November 6th
Time: 4:30-8:30pm
Location: Sojourn Church, 4041 Marsh Lane, Carrollton
Web site: http://www.sojournchurch.org/ladies-holiday-event-0
Participating Etsy Dallas member: Alicia Colina-Ashby

The Gypsy Handmade Market
Every Saturday in October and November 3-4 local artists and crafters will gather in the front yard of The Gypsy Wagon to sell their creations. Come check out the great handmade stuff every Saturday at the Wagon this fall!
Date: Saturday, November 7th
Time: 10am-6pm
Location: The Gypsy Wagon, 5211 Bonita Avenue @ Henderson, Dallas
Web site: http://www.blogger.com/www.the-gypsy-wagon.com
Participating Etsy Dallas member: Lolafalk

Beethings Yard Sale
Come check out our handmade, limited edition screen prints, bags, holiday cards and other goodies. Or just stop by, say Hi, have a snack, and hang out in the yard.
Date: Saturday, November 7th
Time: 10am to 3pm
Location: 8147 San Leandro, Dallas
Web site: http://www.blogger.com/www.bee-things.com/yardsale
Participating Etsy Dallas members: PaperFingers, Pamela Michelle

White Rock Art Festival
Come see the halls of Hexter Elementary transformed into an art festival just in time for your holiday shopping. This is a juried art show whose artists’ work includes visual, metal, textile, pottery, and jewelry. There will be free children’s activities during the weekend and an art café for respite.
Date: Saturday and Sunday, November 7 - 8
Time: 10am - 5pm
Location: Hexter Elementary School, Dallas
Web site: http://www.whiterockartfestival.org/
Participating Etsy Dallas members: Kessler Craftsman, Miamaria Design, Three Yellow Starfish

St. Jude 24th Annual Craft Bazaar

Date: Friday & Saturday, November 6 - 7
Time: Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday 9am-4pm
Location: 1515 N. Greenville, Allen
Participating Etsy Dallas member: Pink Lemonade Bags

Saint Gabriel Holiday Boutique

Date: Saturday, November 7th
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location: 110 Saint Gabriel Way, McKinney
Web site: http://www.blogger.com/www.stgabriel.org/specialevents
Participating Etsy Dallas member: Signature Scentsations

Trinity High School Craft Fair
The annual Choir Craft Fair includes over 130 craft vendors, concessions, plus performances by the Harmony Show Choir.
Date: Saturday, November 7th
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Location: 500 N Industrial, Euless
Web site: http://schoolctr.hebisd.edu/education/school/school.php?sectiondetailid=22&&timestamp=1046702832
Participating Etsy Dallas member: artfull Expression

Junius Heights Historic Home Tour
Home tour, arts & crafts show, live music
Date: Sunday, November 8th
Time: 11-5
Web site: http://www.blogger.com/www.juniusheights.org/blog/home-tour
Location: William Lipscomb Elementary School, 5801 Worth Street
Participating Etsy Dallas member: The Pig and the Peacock

compiled by Pamela Michelle and Tefi Designs