Monday, April 19, 2010

The Local List: Upcoming Craft Events

Hi Everyone! My name is Lauren and I'm your newest SF Etsy blog contributor. I'll be providing you with a new wonderful weekly update here on the blog. Each Monday you can expect a new post from me that will feature two to three upcoming local craft events that you can apply for.

I have also compiled a current show list over at the SF Etsy Group site that you can peruse as well. The new page is titled 2010 Show Listings. If you know of any upcoming events, please let me know so I can share the info with the rest of the team. Thanks!

Name of Event:
SF $5 Art Party
Date: Friday, May 7th 8pm-2am (Night event)
Location: Underground SF, 424 Haight St., SF
Cost of Event: Free!!
Application Deadline: Spaces available until filled
Contact Info:
Additional Info: The $5 Art Party previously only allowed vendors/artists to sell $5 or less items. They have now increased their price range to $20(max). The event takes place in a bar and the lighting is pretty bad. It is highly recommended that you bring your own lighting and extension cords. This is a fun, casual party event where you can make a little extra cash and meet some new artsy friends. This is an ongoing Monthly Event!

Name of Event: Columbia Creative Art & Craft Fair
Date: Sunday, May 8th 10am-3pm
Location: Columbia Middle School Quad Area, 749 Morse Ave. Sunnyvale
Cost of Event: $30-
Application Deadline: Unknown
Contact Info: Shelley Phone: (4080) 737-8450 or
Additional Info: If you're looking for a venue to sell your work or items at, the this is the place! We are responsible for advertising and floaters(volunteers) if you need one. You will need to supply your own table and canopy if you choose to use one. Set up is between 8:30-9:30am. If you cannot set up during these specified times, you MUST contact me so that I can hold your booth for you. You are responsible for all insurance for your items and your booth. Vendor booths are assigned on a first come first basis. You cannot reserve a specific site but you put in special requests and if possible we will honor your request. You can find more information at:

Name of Event: How Weird Street Faire, Theme: Bollyweird: The Cosmic Dance
Date: Sunday, May 9th
Location: Centered at Howard and 2nd st. SF
Cost of Event: $250 for a 10x10 space
Application Deadline: Friday, April 30th
Contact Info: or
Additional Info: Ten blocks of art & celebration, and ten stages of music. Come join the fun. All ages welcome. There will be over 70 vendors from around the world, selling unique and creative wares. For an application go here:

If you're an Etsy seller in the San Francisco Bay Area, contact Jen from Mama's Magic Studio about joining SFEtsy!

1 comment:

Jen (Mama's Magic Studio) said...

Thanks so much for taking on the Local List project! Great resources for the team and much appreciated!

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