Craft news: Carlisle Country Craft and Old-Fashioned Mercantile Market

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

August 25 & 26, 10 am to 5 pm Whispergreen Farm, 1396 Progreston Road, Carlisle, Ontario

This is a gathering of Etsy and eco-friendly artists who love primitives, homey country crafts, old-fashioned rustic antiques/furniture and naturally-inspired environmentally friendly creations, including:
- Bayshore Woods, wood carvings handmade from recycled and reclaimed wood
- salvage artist
- quilter
- folk artist painting on reclaimed architectural pieces
- organic soap maker
- birch bark and grapevine wedding specialist
- primitive doll maker
- preserves and dried herbs/flower marketer
- baker
and mor. 40 primitive/eco-friendly vendors, all different - natural mediums, olde-tyme buskers... dress as a pioneer or hill-billy for discounts! More info on the facebook page.

Vendor Call: Queen West Street Fest

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Dear Vendors,

On Saturday, September 15, Theatre Passe Muraille is holding a Street Festival at the corner of Ryerson and Wolesley to kick off our Fall 2012 Season: THEATRE BEYOND WALLS.

The Festival will run from 11am-5pm and we are seeking up to 40 local vendors to fill the area with interesting artisanal crafts, food, jewellery and other fine things to sell.

To find out how to apply go to:

and click on the link "TPM Street Fest Vendor Application".

You can download the form, fill it out, and send the application to:

Feel free to share this event with any of your colleagues as the rates are very cheap and the timing is just right. But act fast: we only have 40 spaces available and they are filling up.

Please don't hesitate to contact me at the above email address if you have any questions or are seeking more information. I hope you’ll consider registering for a booth at our Queen West Street Fest.

With thanks,

Aaron Willis
Artistic Project Coordinator
Theatre Passe Muraille Fall 2012: Theatre Beyond Walls
You can also find this event on Facebook:

Vendor Call: City of Craft

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Applications Open for City of Craft 2012

Event: December 8&9, 2012
Application Deadline: August 31, 2012, Midnight EST

Hurry hard, Citizens! Applications are now up and running for City of Craft 2012 - the most dazzling way to cap off your year in indie craft.

As usual, we are plotting and planning at City of Craft HQ to make this year as magical and full of surprises as ever and we want you, vendors new and old, from far and wide, to show us what you've been up to so that we can assemble yet another great crew of vendors to beguile Toronto holiday shoppers.

Want to apply? Here's what to do:
2. Seriously, read it.
3. Get yourself some kick-ass images of your work.
4. Figure out how to put your artistic impulses and processes into words.
5. Submit yourself to the fates.
6. Return to summer frolicking as usual.
7. (optional) Tell your friends. Forward this email. A few hopeful applicants always seems to miss our calls no matter how much we try to get the word out - you can help!

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