Art Star Craft Bazaar Philly Here We Come!

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Yay! We are heading to Allison’s hometown of Philadelphia this weekend for our first vendor participation in Art Star Craft Bazaar! The show features over 60 of the very best independent makers from Philadelphia and beyond have been chosen to set up shop and sell their wares.

The Fall Art Star Craft Bazaar is a retail art/craft show that is organized and juried by Philadelphia’s premier craft shop, Art Star Gallery & Boutique.



  • ASCB takes place at the 23rd Street Armory on Saturday, November 8th + Sunday, November 9th, 11-7pm
  • @ The 23rd Street Armory
    22 S. 23rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    $2 Admission from 12-6pm, each day
    (Free to enter from 11am-12pm and 6pm-7pm, each day)

Shoppers can expect high quality handmade goods that reflect Art Star’s unique and quirky aesthetic.  Erin Waxman + Megan Brewster of Art Star have hand selected a diverse collection of artists that create anything + everything, including housewares, paper goods, dolls, prints, ceramics, clothing, accessories, paintings/drawings, sculpture, and many other one-of-a-kind curiosities. The Art Star Craft Bazaar aims to offer something for everyone (women, men, kids, moms, babies, teens, etc) at a range of prices to accommodate all budgets.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to try out a variety of crafting techniques and take home something special that they made with their own two hands!  A selection of local artists and art organizations / non-profits will be providing family friendly art/craft demonstrations and “Make + Takes”.  ASCB will also host a selection of local food trucks, which will be parked alongside the venue and will include Seoul Food, Pie Stand, Foolish Waffles (Sun only), Poi Dog, and Delicias and Samosa Deb.  Sweetbox Cupcakes  and Yards Beer will be set up inside.

So come on out for this two day celebration of all things handmade and get a jump start on your holiday shopping!

Show Time! The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth, this weekend

The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth is in Philadelphia!

Philadelphia City Paper's "The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth" is this Friday, May 16!

Philadelphia City Paper's "The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth" is this Friday, May 16!

The fantastic crew at the Philadelphia City Paper (part of the newspaper group that puts on the superb DC-Baltimore area Crafty Bastards show) is sponsoring and organizing a great one-day DIY indie craft and arts show in Philadelphia called (awesomely)  The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth. The Trunk Show is part of the opening day festivities for The Piazza at Schmidts celebrating this new and exciting cultural, art & entertainment space’s grand opening weekend.

The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth will be held (for one day only!) in the Northern Liberties newest cultural center The Piazza at Schmidts featuring live music, films, galleries, restaurants, bars and more. The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth show is on Saturday May 16th, from 11am – 4pm. Over 100 artists will be vending, showing their handmade work and talking to people about their arts, crafts and the life of a working artist. I will be there with a booth filled to the brim with art prints, posters, test prints and more!

The Greatest Trunk Show On Earth and The Piazza at Schmidts are located at Germantown Ave & N 2nd St, in Philadelphia, PA.

For more information click the links and images in this post.

Hope to see you there and enjoy the springshine!*

*Rain date: May 23rd, 2008


Germantown Avenue & N. 2nd St. in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia