Bi-Monthly Philadelphia Events Listing: July edition vol 2

~ Lisa Hwang http://www.lightmosaics.com, www.lightmosiacs.etsy.com , http://twitter.com/lightmosaics

July 25, 10-5pm, Punk Rock Flea Market hosted by R5 Productions, 461 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123; $3 donation suggested at door; http://www.r5productions.com

July 25, 3-6pm, Handmade Philly/ VolkLibre Swap Meet, Robin’s Books/ Moonstone Arts Center, 110 S. 13th Street (2nd floor), Philadelphia, PA; What to bring? All the stuff you no longer want; Start setting aside those things you want to get rid of!  Potluck: beverages and food – bring something to share!; $3 admission per person

Friday, July 30, 4-7pm, Nicole Wiegand of Night Owl Designs Sidewalk Exposé ! @ Square Peg Artery and Salvage, 108 S. 20th St, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

August 1, Northern Liberties 2nd Street Festival

August 1, 12-5pm, Bang!Boom!CRAFT!! through Nice Things Handmade, fountain on 11th and Passyunk Ave; the avenue will be closed for the 5th annual DooWhop classic car show; Spaces are $30 and 10×10 ft; artist supply their own tables and are suggested to bring tents ; Set-up is 10:30am and the rain date is Sunday August 8th; to register and pay , please contact elissa@nicethingshandmade.com

WORKSHOPS/ CLASSES

Saturday, August 14, 12:30pm, “Happy Places 2” Terrarium Workshop with Beth Richey @ VIX Emporium, 5009 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA; Terrariums are self-contained, low maintenance plant ecosystems under glass. Beth’s contain organic moss, water, carbon pellets and fanciful little inhabitants. Some she makes out of clay, like houses, mushrooms, ladybugs and even gnomes! Participants can paint their own pre-made clay creations or choose from an assortment of other notions. It is $15 to register, which includes the workshop and everything you will need to create your own little happy green habitat. Here is the link to register online: http://vixemporium.bigcartel.com/product/register-for-happy-places-terrarium-workshop-june-12-2010 or register by phone at 215-471-7700

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, Lancaster area, http://www.pacrafts.org

Spool. 1912 South Street, Philadelphia PA 19146, http://spoolsewing.com/spoolclasses.html

Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catherine St, Philadelphia, PA http://www.fleisher.org

Pterodactyl Philadelphia Creative Project Space, 3237 Amber St. Box 3 Fifth Floor North Philadelphia, PA http://pterodactylphiladelphia.org/classes.html

UPCOMING CRAFT FAIRS CALL FOR VENDORS:

Every weekend starting April 3 – October 31, 9– 3pm, Piazza Artisan Market, The Piazza at Schmidt’s, N. 2nd Street & Germantown Avenue, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia; FREE vending through Labor Day Weekend; http://www.piazzaartisanmarket.com

Every 2nd Saturday starting April 10 through December, 11-5pm, Satellite Second Saturday’s, 50th and Baltimore Ave, West Philadelphia presented by West Philly’s VIX Emporium and the Satellite Cafe on the triangle in front of the Firehouse.; Artisan vendor spaces are available for only $15 or $25; BYO table & canopy; interested in vending, contact: Satellite2ndSaturday@gmail.com

August 22st, Women’s Equality Day at the Alice Paul Institute, 128 Hooton Rd. Mount Laurel, NJ; seeking 10 – 15 craftspeople who work in a variety of media; if you are interested in participating please get in touch with rebecca@rajacoby.com and give her your Etsy page or your website

September 11th 10-5pm and 12th 10-4pm, Brandywine Arts Festival, Wilmington State Parks, 1001 North Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802; application fee $35 and booth fee $335 single http://www.brandywinearts.com/

September 12th 11-6pm, Greenfest Philly, Headhouse Square, 2nd and South St, Philadelphia, PA; http://www.greenfestphilly.org/participate/exhibitor.php

September 18th and 19th 9-5pm, Linvilla Orchards 2010 Arts & Music Festival, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA, see Handmade Philly google group posting for vendor information and application documents

September 25th and 26th 11-6pm, First Annual Manayunk EcoArts Festival, Main St, Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA; http://www.manayunk.com/manayunk-ecoarts-festival

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