Thursday, May 28, 2009

Etsy Dallas Weekend Guide

Hooray for the weekend. Now let's get out there and have some fun!

Coppell Farmer's Market
Stop by the Coppell Farmers Market on Saturday and shop from over 40 vendors, including our very own Etsy Dallas member LaAlicia.

Date: Saturday, May 30th
Time: 8am - 2pm
Location: 455 W. Bethel Road at Coppell Road
Cost: FREE

I AM HERE! - Art and Trade Show - Dallas
I AM HERE”- The DIAC Trade Show is meant to bring awareness and unity to the artists of Dallas. The event will showcase over 200 artists and all artwork will be available for either purchase or trade. By trade we mean that we want everyone to have the opportunity to own original artwork and we’re willing to let you offer us something in trade for it: services, products, cash, or whatever. Come with your best offers.Art and music will be dispersed throughout the building’s various rooms and venues, arranged by collectives and groups, so as to bring awareness to all that they do and provide. As visitors move through the event, they will be able to become familiar with the many artist residencies and businesses that exist in South Side as well.

Date: Friday, May 29th and Saturday, May 30th
Time: (F) 7pm-11pm, (S) 1pm-11pm
Location: South Side on Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas
Cost: FREE
web site: http://samo4prez.wordpress.com/2009/05/26/i-am-here-dallas-independant-artists-community/

Maker Faire - Bay Area, California
We usually don't post things that aren't somewhat local, but when one of our Etsy Dallas members travels to a far far away land to participate in a show, we just gotta let you know. If you can't make it out to Cali to see our fabulous Tara to the T and her beautiful vintage inspired accessories and clothing, then tell your cousins, old neighbors, uncles, college friends etc in the area to venture out and see the Maker Faire.

Date: Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st
Time: (S) 10am-8pm, (Su) 10am-6pm
Location: San Mateo County Expo Center
Cost: $35 tickets
Web: http://makerfaire.com/

F is for Frank - Open Studio
Amateurs to experienced jewelry makers are invited to create anything from cufflinks to place card holders and pendants to keychains out of pewter. This is an open studio atmosphere where each student can choose the direction of their creation. Students are welcome to bring in any additional stones that they may want to include in their pieces. We also have stones and carved bones that can be purchased.

Date Sunday, may 31st
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: 1216 Manufacturing St. Dallas TX 75207 (near the design district)
Cost: Around $50 depending on your project
Web site: http://www.fisforfrank.blogspot.com/

3 comments:

tippitoes said...

Hi All! I just heard about this event happening this weekend that is put on by D Magazine and others:

D Magazine and f.i.g. have teamed up for an exciting art exhibition featuring some of Dallas’ finest talent.

D Art Slam at f.i.g. is a three-day, juried exhibition of drawings, paintings, photography, and sculpture. More than 150 artists will sell and exhibit their artwork to be displayed on gallery-style walls at f.i.g.

Some of the artists that will showcase their work include Shane Pennington, George Tobolowsky, and Mikki Mallow.

The event is going on this weekend, M ay 29-31, 2009
Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

The address to f.i.g is 1807 Ross Av enue

For more information on the event visit: d-artslam .com

Anna Joy said...

I LOVE ETSY DALLAS! I get so excited going to local art exhibits and craft fairs and it's all thanks to ya'll to help keep me up to date!

Please come check out my etsy site and blog!

www.annasjoy.etsy.com

happy crafting,
Anna Joy

Etsy Dallas said...

Anna - Thanks for your kind comment. Your Etsy shop items are lovely!
Stephanie, Etsy Dallas

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