Got Craft? goes bite-sized

June 30, 2009 - Filed under Events, Vancouver

got craft bitesized1 Got Craft? goes bite sized

Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair has gone bite sized the second Sunday of each month between June and November.

Sunday, July 12
Sunday, August 9
Sunday, September 13
Sunday, October 11
Sunday, November 8

Got Craft? bite sized features a bakers dozen of local and handmade vendors, with new vendors each month.

11:00am to 4:00pm
Little Mountain Gallery – 195 E. 26th Avenue (at Main Street)
Admission by donation to support the Vancouver Craft Mafia

Check out Got Craft? for more info

Posted by: kelly

Handmade Nation coming to Vancouver

June 29, 2009 - Filed under Events, Inspiration, Vancouver

handmade nation Handmade Nation coming to Vancouver

The folks over at Got Craft? are presenting the western Canada Premier of Handmade Nation. The indie film, follows director Faith Levine, as she travels 19,000 miles across the US documenting the rise of D.I.Y., Art, Craft, and Design.

The Screening takes place July 9th at The Rio Theater, and will be preceded by a craft showcase featuring 14 local handmade artists. Faith Levine will also be there to introduce the film and hold a Q&A session after the screening.

Tickets are $20.00 online at Got Craft? or you can purchase them at the door for $25.00.

When: Thursday, July 9th, 2009
Location: Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway @ Commercial Drive
Screening: 8:00pm
Craft Showcase: 7:00pm
Get Tickets >>

Check out the trailer:

Posted by: kelly

Summer Solstice Succulent Garden Party

June 18, 2009 - Filed under Events, Gardening, Vancouver

succulent party Summer Solstice Succulent Garden Party

The Vancouver Craft Mafia is hosting Succulent Garden Party this coming Sunday for the summer solstice. Share some soil and some yummy eats with these ladies in Victoria park, and make a beautiful succulent pot for your home.

Be sure to let them know you’re coming (so they know how much soil to purchase), and check out their site for all the details..

Who: The Vancouver Craft Mafia
What: Summer Solstice Succulent Party
Where: Meeting at Figaro’s Garden, 1896 Victoria Ave., then walking to Victoria Park, 4 blocks away
When: June 21st, 2009 from 4pm to 6pm

For more information click here.

Posted by: kelly

Got Craft?

April 29, 2009 - Filed under Events, Vancouver

got craft1 Got Craft?

Also happening this weekend is Got Craft? with over 50 handmade vendors ranging from clothing to jewelry to ceramics and wall art. Pledge handmade and shop local, support Vancouver’s handmade community this Sunday at the Royal Canadian Legion.

Got Craft?
Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Royal Canadian Legion @ 2205 Commercial Drive (at E. 6th Ave.)
Vancouver, BC
Admission: $2 (kids 10 and under are FREE)

Posted by: kelly

craft show + party = make it!

April 29, 2009 - Filed under Events, Vancouver

make it craft show + party = make it!

If you’re in Vancouver this weekend check out Make it, a modern fashion, art and design market, with over 65 indie designers and artisans. This is not your grandmother’s craft fair, there’ll be DJs spinning, drinks flowing, and tasty eats to enjoy. Stop by the Roundhouse, this Friday, Saturday or Sunday to check out the fabulous goods.

make it
Roundhouse Arts & Rec Center
Yaletown, Vancouver, BC

Friday, May 1 : 4pm -9pm
Saturday, May 2 : 10am – 5pm
Sunday, May 3 : 11am – 5pm

Tickets $5 at the door.

Posted by: kelly

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