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A Fair in the Park 2019!

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Hello Pittsburgh friends! It’s time for the 50th Annual A Fair In The Park! And it’s so nice for us to do a show here at home. So come on out and see us + 100+ other amazing handcraft artists from around the region. We will be Booth #66, in a corner spot the lower section under the trees

A Fair In The Park – Friday September 6th – Sunday September 8th, 2019 at Mellon Park, in Pittsburgh PA. Presented by the Craftsmen’s Guild of Pittsburgh, entirely artist run A Fair in the Park is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh’s Mellon Park. An estimated 20,000 dedicated visitors enjoy the opportunity to interact with over 100 regional and national artists working in a variety of mediums including clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media, and two-dimensional art. For more info CLICK HERE.

  • What A Fair In The Park, is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh’s Mellon Park. An estimated 20,000 dedicated visitors enjoy the opportunity to interact with over 100 regional and national artists working in a variety of mediums including clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media, and two-dimensional art. A Fair In The Park is FREE to attend and very family friendly!
  • Where: is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh’s Mellon Park located at 6300 Fifth Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15232 in Shadyside / Point Breeze.
  • When: September 6-8, 2018. The show hours are FRI: 1pm-7pm, SAT: 10am-7pm, and SUN: 10am-5pm.
  • Why: Because local & handmade are best!

We will have lots of our hand pulled silkscreen Art Prints, our popular screenprinted Alphabet Prints, our silkscreen printed Rock Posters, all of our current Greeting Cards (some examples below) and lots of new goodies along with us so come on out and enjoy the summer day celebrating handcraft and art by working artists and craftspeople.

 

See you soon Woodland Art Fair & Lexington, KY!

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Hello Lexington! We’re thrilled to be heading your way again this weekend for the the 44th annual 2019 Woodland Art Fair. You will find us at Booth #114, closest to High Street.

Brought to you by The Lexington Art League and Lexington Parks & Recreation The Woodland Art Fair dates, times, and location are:

  • Saturday August 17th, 2019 – 10am-6pm
  • Sunday, August 18th, 2019 – 10am-5pm
  • Throughout beautiful Woodland Park, 601 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40502

Every August for 44 years, Woodland Park transforms into a venue featuring over 200 nationally juried artists and craftspeople selling unique, handcrafted items. Items for sale include ceramics, wood, hand pulled prints, jewelry, painting, metal, fiber, mixed media and photography. In addition to the hundreds of art sellers, The Woodland Art Fair features live  music, Kentucky & regional food and a regional craft beer garden, and free hands-on art activities for children and families all available with FREE admission. For more info CLICK HERE.

Below is a map for you (our booth is #114) and the details you need for this year’s Woodland Art Fair 2019:

  • When: Sat.8/17 – 10am-6pm and Sun. 8/18 – 10am-5pm – RAIN ☔️ OR SHINE☀️
  • Where: 601 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40502

We will have lots of our hand pulled silkscreen Art Prints, our popular screenprinted Alphabet Prints, our silkscreen printed Rock Posters, all of our current Greeting Cards (some examples below) and lots of new goodies along with us so come on out and enjoy the summer day celebrating handcraft and art by working artists and craftspeople.

 

Come See Us @ Chardon Arts Festival 2019 Sunday!

Hello there Chardon, OH! We’re excited to meet you at our first time at the 2019 Chardon Arts Festival on this Sunday, August 4th in Chardon Square.

We will have lots of our hand pulled silkscreen Art Prints, our popular screenprinted Alphabet Prints, our silkscreen printed Rock Posters, all of our current Greeting Cards and lots of new goodies along with us so come on out and enjoy the day celebrating handcraft and art by working artists and craftspeople. And look for our good friend & beautiful hand cut paper artist Go Carr Go too!

This juried, outdoor show is free to attend and will host over 100 artists both local and out of state, providing a wonderful opportunity for a day of shopping and dining in a park like-setting. It is estimated that 5,000 people enjoy this beautiful show each year.

The Chardon Square Association’s annual Arts Festival is held on the first Sunday of August on beautiful, historic Chardon Square, located at the intersection of Routes 44 and 6, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

THE DETAILS

  • Who: Over 10 Artists and Craftspeople from around the region.
  • What: Chardon Arts Festival
  • When: Sunday, August 4, 2019 (ONLY!)
  • Where: Chardon, OH – in Chardon Square.
  • Why: Because handmade in the US is best.

 

Lakewood Arts Festival 2019 This Saturday!

Hello Lakewood, OH! We are thrilled to return for our 2nd year at the Lakewood Arts Festival on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m in Lakewood, OH. And yep, one day only! So don’t miss out.

For 40+ years, the Lakewood Arts Festival has brought local and national artists to the streets of Lakewood, Ohio the first Saturday in August. With over 10,000 attendees, this one day show with arts and entertainment all day long this show features over 165 artists.

We will be in Booth #127 on Detroit Ave between Cooke Ave & Warren Rd. Right next to our good friend & beautiful hand cut paper artist Go Carr Go (See Map below – so we’re easy to find!). Our buds from Everyday Balloons Print Shop and Alternate Histories will be showing too, so we all hope to see you on Saturday! We will have lots of our hand pulled silkscreen Art Prints, our popular screenprinted Alphabet Prints, our silkscreen printed Rock Posters, all of our current Greeting Cards and lots of new goodies along with us so come on out and enjoy the day celebrating handcraft and art by working artists and craftspeople.

THE DETAILS

  • Who: Over 165 Artists and Craftspeople from around the region.
  • What: The Lakewood Arts Fest
  • When: Saturday, August 3, 2019 (ONLY!)
  • Where: Lakewood, OH – Detroit Ave. & Warren Rd., Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Why: Because handmade in the US is best.

Come see us at the 3 Rivers Arts Festival Pittsburgh!


Hello there Pittsburgh, it’s Arts Fest Time! Come join us at Three Rivers Arts Festival where we will be showing in the wonderful Artists Market for the 1st Gateway Session! Find us at Booth #74 on Gateway Plaza – but note that we’ll ONLY be in the Artists Market from Friday June 6th – Tuesday night June 11th (and then a whole new set of artists will be in the Market for the next week) each day from 12 noon – 8pm. Handy Market Map below!

Along with a huge lineup of music (click here) and art events, and gallery openings the Artists Market features over 350 nationally recognized artists and craftspeople throughout the 3 Rivers Arts Fest, a real Pittsburgh tradition. We’ll be there for 5 days only in the 1st Session on Gateway Center at Booth #74 from Friday June 7th – Tuesday night June 11th with a fresh crop of new Art Prints including some smaller versions of our Pittsburgh Bridge Prints, and Rock Posters and many more new goodies like Tea Towels and Enamel Pins too.

For a full list of Artists Participating in the Market click here.

The Details:

WHAT: The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Arts Festival, now in it’s 60th year!

DATES: June 7 – 16, 2019

ARTIST MARKET HOURS: 12-8pm each day.

LOCATION: Downtown Pittsburgh, PA in and around Gateway Center & Point State Park primarily, but events are happening all over Downtown. Click here for the full Event Schedule..

ARTIST EXHIBITORS: Over 350 fine art and contemporary craft artists come from around the country to show in the Artists Market, representing the highest quality work including painting, photography, mixed media, printmaking, garden sculpture, ceramics, glass, wood, furniture, metal, jewelry, wearables and so much more. The Artists Market has multiple sections and changes many times throughout the Festival so do check out the Artists List here with dates and Booth locations.

 

 

 

 

 

Come Out To Handmade Arcade With Us!

Hooray! Hooray! It’s finally Handmade Arcade Time! Our favorite show of the year is the 14th annual incredible showcase of handmade artists, makers, and crafters not just from around the Western PA region but from around the country.

We will have many new goodies and classic favorites at our booth for all of your Holiday gift and Treat Yo’self needs!

There are 3 ways to experience Handmade Arcade, the regular show day:

  1. The Cutting Edge Fundraiser, tickets $30-$40
  2. Early Birdie Shopping Hour, tickets $20
  3. Handmade Arcade itself, FREE TO ATTEND!

Details on all 3 ways to do Handmade Arcade are below:

Don’t miss Handmade Arcade’s inaugural benefit event on Friday night! (Open to ages 18+.) Tickets are available for The Cutting Edge HERE.

  • GET A FIRST LOOK at the market the night before it opens to the public
  • SHOP EARLY from more than 170 featured vendors (from a total of 239)
  • MEET THE MAKERS from Pittsburgh and beyond
  • MINGLE with Pittsburgh’s craft community
  • ENJOY snacks and cider, craft activities and make-and-takes
  • HELP SUPPORT Handmade Arcade, the region’s largest independent craft fair, and its community of innovative craft-based artists, designers and makers

Lots to do and make!

  • Sip Crafted Apple, an exclusive collaborative release from Threadbare Cider and Handmade Arcade
  • Assemble your own crafty goodie bag
  • Create a glass mosaic with artist Debbie Jacknin
  • Watch live demonstrations from Pittsburgh Glass Center
  • Make block prints with WorkshopPGH
  • Laser cut a custom wood or leather key fob with Protohaven
  • Bid on fabulous silent auction items
  • Music by DJ Jeff Bower
  • Cash bar
  • Light bites

Proceeds will support:

  • Free admission to Handmade Arcade
  • Free Hands-on Handmade Activity Area for all ages
  • Youth Maker Scholarship Program for ages 16-18
  • Craft Corridor for emerging artists

 

 

Want to beat the crowds and get a first look at all of the handmade wares?

Purchase an Early Birdie Shopping Hour ticket and enjoy the exclusive opportunity to shop one hour before the event opens to the public!

Saturday, December 8, 2018
10 – 11 a.m.
Tickets cost $20

Early Birdie ticket holders will receive a black cotton tote bag custom designed by Handmade Arcade vendor Kim Fox (Worker Bird) and filled with crafty coupons and surprises from this year’s event sponsors and vendors.

Children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult to the Early Birdie Shopping hour. A limited number of tickets available.

Hours & Location:

  • The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is located at 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
  • The Cutting Edge: A Fundraiser for Handmade Arcade & Preview Party: is the night before Handmade Arcade on Friday December 7, 2018 from 5:30 – 8pm for $30-$40. Tickets are available for The Cutting Edge HERE.
  • Early Birdie Shopping Hour: is a great way to experience Handmade Arcade minus the crowds and enjoy the exclusive opportunity to shop one hour before the event opens to the public, from 10-11am on Saturday December 8, 2018 for $20. Tickets are available for Early Birdie Shopping Hour HERE!
  • Handmade Arcade proper is from 11am-7pm on Saturday December 8, 2018 – one day only! And Handmade Arcade is FREE TO ATTEND.

Holiday Market Downtown in Market Square!

It’s the Holidays yinz!

We are going all in are thrilled to be a vendor the 7th Annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market again this year/ The Market will kick off on Friday, November 16th on Light Up Night and will run through December 23rd, 2018. We at strawberryluna are sharing an adorable & hygge af wooden Chalet (see below) with our friend Worker Bird right Downtown in Market Square. We have so many new handmade holiday gifts and wares that are perfect for gift giving for friends, family, and even just for you! Come out and get into the Holiday spirit!
Experience a one-of-a-kind shopping village as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square, weaving through wooden chalets brimming with high-quality gifts. Click here to see a list of vendors.

Inspired by the original German Christkindlmarkts (or “Christmas Market”), the Peoples Gas Holiday Market brings a cherished European tradition to Pittsburgh with an international flair, a touch of local charm, and a pinch of sugar, spice, and everything nice. From Friday, November 16th – Saturday, December 23rd, drop on by Market Square in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh to see for yourself! As you weave through the Alpine-style wooden chalets, brimming with high quality gifts, you’ll experience a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience.

Location & Hours:

Peoples Gas Holiday Market
2 Market Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

November 16 – December 23, 2018

Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
(Closed Thanksgiving)

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to one and all.

This year, like every year, we wish one and all a wonderful day of Thanksgiving, no matter who, or where you are. Especially this year.

And like every year, the best way I know to recapture that ultimate Thanksgiving feeling is via this perfect and lovely Charles Schulz cell illustration. Why? Because it’s the best there is.

Wanna get cozy and watch the show? Click the image above or the link below:

Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving in all of its meanings for you & yours.

Tenessee Craft Fair in Nashville Oct. 12th – 14th!

Hello lovely Nashville! We are heading back to see you this weekend for the wonderful Tennessee Craft Fair and we can’t wait! And in fun news, our good friend Go Carr Go will be traveling along and our booth neighbor too. See the Fair Map below!

Tennessee Craft Fair – Friday October 12th – Sunday October 14th, 2018 in Centennial Park in Nashville, TN. We’re thrilled to be back in the wonderful Tennessee Craft Fair that features national level fine hand craft and artisans gathered together. Join the Nashville tradition of celebrating and supporting American handmade craft at this premier event on the lawn in Centennial Park. Shop one-of-a-kind, finely crafted artwork directly from the juried, award-winning artists. A unique feature of Tennessee Craft Fairs requires artists to be on-site so while shopping, you’ll meet the artists (like us!), learn what inspires us and how we take raw materials like clay, paper, wood, metal and glass and transform them into fine craft.

In addition to the array of high quality craft, visitors enjoy fun hands-on activities in our Kids’ Tent, food from area vendors and demonstrations from artisans aimed to educate as they create pieces in front of your eyes. For more info CLICK HERE.

THE DETAILS:

Who: Tennessee Craft Fair in Nashville, TN is Free & Open to All!

Where: Along the intersections of West End Ave and 26th Ave. S. & 27th Ave. N. in between Vanderbilt Campus and The Parthenon.

When: Full Festival: Friday Oct. 12th from 10am to 6pm / Saturday Oct. 13th from 10am – 6pm and Sunday Oct. 14th from 10am – 5pm.

Here is a Map of the 2018 Tennessee Craft Fair for you too:

An Occasion For The Arts in Williamsburg!

 

Hello Williamsburg! We will be showing for the first time at the historic An Occasion For The Arts on Saturday & Sunday October 6th & 7th in Williamsburg, VA. Yay! An Occasion For The Arts was founded in 1969 to provide Williamsburg with an arts extravaganza. Since then it has grown, year by year, to become the area’s premier art and music festival. An Occasion For The Arts draws outstanding artists from around the country on the first weekend in October each year. Lively performances are held both days on our two stages, and the popular food court provides a culinary taste of fall. For more info CLICK HERE.

We will be at Booth 62 in the Duke of Gloucester Section, with loads of our new Art Prints, and new Rock Posters plus Greeting Cards and Alphabet Prints too, long with 145  artists from around the United States. A list of participating artists can be found here and a full map and listing can be found here.

We hope to see you there Williamsburg!

THE DETAILS:

Who: An Occasion For The Arts Arts & Music Festival in Williamsburg, Virginia is Free & Open to All! With 145 Artists from 21 states + Israel & Canada.

Where: Along the intersections of Prince George, Boundary St. and Duke of Gloucester

When: Full Festival: Oct. 5th – 7th / Art Show is ONLY: Saturday Oct. 6th & Sunday Oct. 7th

 

Come See Us @ Artrider Fall Crafts At Lyndhurst!

Fall Crafts At Lyndhurst – Friday September 14th – Sunday September 16th, 2018 in majestic Tarrytown, NY at the beautiful and historic Lyndhurst Estate grounds on the Hudson River. We’re heading north and we couldn’t be happier to be on our way to first time at Fall Crafts At Lyndhurst in the heart of the Hudson Valley. Come join us with over 300 top artisans and handmade makers from all around the United States. For more info CLICK HERE. 

The Details:

  • Who: Over 260 handmade fine craft artisans from around the country!
  • What: Artrider Fall Crafts At Lyndhurst
  • When: Friday September 14th – Sunday September 16th. Hours: Friday 10 – 5pm  / Saturday 10 – 6pm  / Sunday 10 – 5pm
  • Where: The Lyndhurst Mansion Estate, located at 635 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY 10591. Free Parking!
  • Why: Because handmade is best.

A Fair In The Park 2018!

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Hello Pittsburgh friends! It’s time for the 49th Annual A Fair In The Park! And it’s so nice for us to do a show here at home. So come on out and see us + 105 other amazing handcraft artists from around the region. We will be Booth #71, in the lower section.

A Fair In The Park – Friday September 7th – Sunday September 9th, 2018 at Mellon Park, in Pittsburgh PA. Presented by the Craftsmen’s Guild of Pittsburgh, entirely artist run A Fair in the Park is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh’s Mellon Park. An estimated 20,000 dedicated visitors enjoy the opportunity to interact with over 100 regional and national artists working in a variety of mediums including clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media, and two-dimensional art. For more info CLICK HERE.

  • What A Fair In The Park, is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh’s Mellon Park. An estimated 20,000 dedicated visitors enjoy the opportunity to interact with over 100 regional and national artists working in a variety of mediums including clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media, and two-dimensional art. A Fair In The Park is FREE to attend and very family friendly!
  • Where: is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh’s Mellon Park located at 6300 Fifth Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15232 in Shadyside / Point Breeze.
  • When: September 7-9, 2018. The show hours are FRI: 1pm-7pm, SAT: 10am-7pm, and SUN: 10am-5pm.
  • Why: Because local & handmade are best!

Woodland Art Fair

Hello Lexington & Kentucky! We are heading your way this weekend for the Woodland Art Fair 2018  • Hours: Sat.8/18 – 10am-6pm and Sun. 8/19 – 10am-5pm RAIN ☔️ OR SHINE☀️ so come on out and get your art on!

Woodland Art Fair is held on the beautiful Woodland Park grounds (601 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40502). Over 200 artists, enjoy live music, Kentucky food, beer gardens, family art engagement activities all available with FREE admission.

Every August for more than 40 years, Woodland Park transforms into a venue filled with over 200 artists and craftspeople selling unique, handcrafted items. Items for sale include ceramics, wood, jewelry, painting, metal, fiber, mixed media and photography. In addition to hundreds of art vendors, the Woodland Art Fair features live entertainment, local food and beverage vendors, and free hands-on art activities for children and families. For more info CLICK HERE.

Below is a map for you (our booth is #142) and the details you need for this year’s Woodland Art Fair 2018:

  • When: Sat.8/18 – 10am-6pm and Sun. 8/19 – 10am-5pm RAIN ☔️ OR SHINE☀️
  • Where: 601 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40502

strawberryluna at Lakewood Art Festival – 8/4/18

Hello Lakewood, OH! We can’t wait to meet you at our first appearance at the Lakewood Arts Festival on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m in Lakewood, OH. And yep, this is just a 1-day show so don’t miss out.

For forty years, the Lakewood Arts Festival has brought local and national artists to the streets of Lakewood, Ohio the first Saturday in August. With over 10,000 attendees, this one day show with arts and entertainment all day long this show features over 165 artists. Click here for a list of participating artists.

We will be in Booth #83 at Detroit & Gladys Avenues, (see Map below – so we’re easy to find!) and will have lots of our hand pulled silkscreen Art Prints, our popular screenprinted Alphabet Prints, our silkscreen printed Rock Posters, all of our current Greeting Cards and lots of new goodies along with us so come on out and enjoy the day celebrating handcraft and art by working artists and craftspeople.

THE DETAILS

  • Who: Over 165 Artists and Craftspeople from around the region.
  • What: The Lakewood Arts Fest
  • When: Saturday, August 4, 2018 (ONLY!)
  • Where: Lakewood, OH – Detroit Ave. & Warren Rd., Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Why: Because handmade in the US is best.

Come Join Us at American Artisan Festival in Nashville!

Hi Nashville! We’re excited to see you again! This coming Father’s Day Weekend the wonderful American Artisan Festival returns to historic Centennial Park  in Nashville, TN for a long weekend of Fine Craft & Fine Art this Friday June 15th – Sunday June 17th, 2018. We are thrilled to be returning to Music City and participating in the revival of the historic American Artisan Festival as this show of American fine hand craft showcases 150 artists from over 30 states and it truly a one of a kind show.

We will be in Booth #2, (see Map below – so we’re easy to find!) and will have lots of our hand pulled silkscreen Art Prints, our popular screenprinted Alphabet Prints, our silkscreen printed Rock Posters, and lots of new goodies along with us so come on out and enjoy the day celebrating handcraft and art by working American artisans.

  • What: American Artisan Festival, now in it’s 44th year.
  • Where: Historic Centennial Park, in Nashville, TN located at 2500 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37203
  • When: Friday, June 15 – Sunday June 17, 2018, with hours as follows:
  • Hours: Friday – 12PM – 8PM  / Saturday – 10AM – 7PM / Sunday – 10AM – 5PM
  • Who: Over 150 juried Fine Craft & Fine Artisans from around the U.S.

A Father’s Day Tradition

The city continues to hold a special place in its heart for this great festival and the Father’s Day tradition that is all about enjoying fine art and family fun. Always free to the public, fair goers enjoy live music all day by some of Nashville’s most talented musicians, FREE children’s art activities including ceramics and craft making, and more than fifteen artisanal food and drink vendors including craft cocktails, beer and wine.

For the complete list of of the artists & booth numbers & musical performers click HERE and for overall info about American Artisan Festival for more info CLICK HERE.

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