Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

9th Annual Recycled Art Market

60 artisans who focus on repurposing, upcycling or recycling materials in their work. 15 artisans whose work is handmade. 
All are unique, wonderful, one of a kind gifts for someone on your holiday list. $2 Admission - includes helpers to carry your gifts to the car!

GR City High Middle School        1720 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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Oct
14
to Oct 15

Homestead Fall Festival

FREE arts and crafts fair
Pumpkin painting
Wagon Rides
Cow Train Rides
Jump Pad
Pony Hops
Say Hi to our Farm Animals (Donkeys, Goats, Bunny Rabbits, Chickens & Ducks)
Candy Cannon (come in costume & be ready to catch candy)
Halloween MAGIC SHOW with John Dudley (Saturday 2pm)
Pumpkin bowling
Upick apples
Pumpkins
Live music
& More! 

Check out all the details here: 
http://www.stokeshomestead.com/fall-festival.html

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Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Farmgirl Flea Market Fall 2017

Farmgirl Flea Market // Pickers & Makers
Home of Vintage & Handmade Goods

Welcome to our 5th flea market event! Come out and shop our flea voted top 100 flea markets in the nation by Flea Market Style Magazine. You will find amazing rust & handmade goods from our 150+ vendors from all across the USA! 

TWO-DAY EVENT

Friday night 4pm-8pm
- VIP event $15 entry fee for 12 and over. Includes the Friday night "first pickin's" pre-sale & also includes Saturday entry into the flea market! All vendors will be set up for VIP event and Saturday as well. Shopping two days in a row, yay!! 

Saturday 8am-4pm
- $5.00 entry fee for Saturday; kids 12 and under are FREE

Location: Hudsonville Fairgrounds
Address: 5235 Park Avenue, Hudsonville, MI, US
Full Details @ www.FarmgirlFlea.com

Home decor, rusty signs, vintage finds, handmade items, jewelry, boutique clothing, Michigan products, live music, drinks & food... did I mention the great food?!

Pre-sale tickets now availible! You can purchase them here: http://www.farmgirlflea.com/
Also will have tickets availible for purchase at the gate on the event dates!

What you will find:
- Farmhouse Style Decor
- Antiques & Rusty goods
- Vintage Campers
- Boutique Clothing
- Chalkpaint Furniture
- Bluegrass & Folk Live Music
- Food Trucks & Concessions
- ATM on-site
- Lots of Friends & Fun!

Proudly presented to you by Farmgirl Flea Pickers & Makers, LLC.

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Jun
25
to Jun 26

Stokes Homestead Farm Market Summer Arts & Crafts Fair

Stokes Homestead Farm Market 13988 CR 215 Grand Junction, MI 49056

 

Outdoor Arts & Crafts Show featuring local, handmade & high-quality crafts! FREE to the public! 
Jewelry, soaps, lotion, home decor, gardening decor, woodwork, rustic decor & more! 
Featuring U-PICK Strawberries All Weekend!
Enjoy locally-made Wine & Hard Cider Sampling at our beautiful new tasting bar! 
Fun Farm Yard open all weekend: NEW Jump Pad, Wagon Rides, Nature Trail, Gem Mining, Cow-train rides, Playground, Corn Crib, Duck Races, Tire Climb & Pedal Karts! 
Hazel's Kitchen open 8am - 4pm

SPECIAL EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND!
Saturday (25th)
- Kids strawberry eating contest
Sunday (26th)
- Community Strawberry Bake-off: Do you make the BEST strawberry dessert? Enter our contest, bring in your dessert and enter to win a family season pass to the farm! Email mstokes@stokeshomestead.com to sign up and more information! 
- Freezer Jam Demo: learn to make delicious strawberry freezer jam and take a pint home! (10 spots available, first come, first serve)

 

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May
14
8:00 AM08:00

Farmgirl Flea Spring 2016

Hudsonville Community Fair Grounds 5235 Park Ave Hudsonville, MI

 

We can't wait to welcome you to an amazing day of shopping handmade goods, fresh from the farm salvage, & vintage picked goods!

We'll also have lots of your favorite craft food trucks and plucky music for your listening pleasure! Come for the shopping, but stay for the entertainment! There is a per person entry price, but parking is free. Kids 12 & under have free entry!

Flea Market hours:
Saturday bright & early... 8am-4pm
Insider Tip: You're going to want to stick around til the end... you never know what deals the vendors will give so they don't have pack up what's left to take home!

Parking is free, but LIMITED SPACE IS AVAILABLE... please carpool if possible! You'll thank us when you get there!

Entry Fee: $5 per person
If you don't want to stand in line, just make sure you purchase your ticket for the "Fast-Lane" online before you get there! 
{ online tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/farmgirl-flea-spring-2016-tickets-19805863872?aff=efbbt }

 

 

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Mar
26
10:00 AM10:00

UnStoppable

Grand Rapids Art Museum 101 Monroe Center Street NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Join us as we celebrate local women who are shaking up the small business community with a focus on creativity, business innovation, and social change. 

In collaboration with Avenue for the ArtsGrand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW)Local First of West Michigan and Creative Many, GRAM is hosting a women’s artisans market featuring 18 local women artists, as well as a conversation and workshop series that will aim to foster growth of the local entrepreneurial spirit.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to view the complete list of featured market vendors, visit:artmuseumgr.org/calendar/unstoppable/

Follow the conversation on Twitter #unstoppablewomen

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Artisan booths open
10:15 am Welcome by Bonnie Nawara, GROW
10:30 am Introduction to Women, Art, and Social Change by GRAM Associate Curator, Cindy Buckner
10:45 am – 4:00 pm Workshops and panel discussion

10:30 – 10:45 am: Introduction to Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise
Part artists collective, part social experiment, and part business enterprise. Hear exhibition insights from GRAM Associate Curator, Cindy Buckner

10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Measure What Matters
Learn more about how B Corps rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency are changing business in Michigan. Explore strategies for maintaining your values within your business in this fascinating workshop hosted by Local First.
- Moderator: Elissa Hillary, Executive Director of Local First of West Michigan
- Lauren Jaenicke, Essence Restaurant
- Kris Spaulding, Brewery Vivant
- Marie-Claire Camp, SO Awesome 
- Rachel Franko, Furniture City Creamery 

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Leading with a Shared Vision
Be your best advocate by knowing business basics and refining the tools to tell your story and grow your creative business. Start today with this hands-on workshop hosted by Creative Many.
- Ashlee Arder, Cultural Strategist + Producer
- Cezanne Charles, Director of Creative Industries

1:00 – 2:00 pm: A Place for Us
Designing and managing creative, engaging spaces isn’t always easy. Panelists share their insights into the tricks and triumphs of women-run creative spaces and events in Grand Rapids. Featured voices include:
- Moderator: Katie Moore, ArtPrize Exhibitions Manager
- Heather McGartland, Owner and Creative Director at Imagination Creations
- Amanda Carmer-Rainey, Owner and Operator of Craft House
- Latesha Lipscomb, Mastermind at Posh Events and I GOT FACE Cosmetic Concierge
- Miranda Krajniak, Executive Director of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art

2:00 – 3:00 pm: Taking the Next Step
Local women business owners and managers discuss scaling-up, from increasing production and work space to revenue, promotions, and new product development. Hosted by Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW).
- Elyse Welcher, Little Wings Design
- Cynthia Hagedorn, Executive Producer at Square Peg Events, LLC

3:00 – 4:00 pm: The Price Tag: Art in the Marketplace
Most artists entering the marketplace struggle with pricing their work. How should they approach this process? What factors should they consider? Join this open conversation about how to price visual art with value and integrity. Hobbyists and professionals alike are welcome. Hosted By Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women.
- Cynthia Hagedorn, Executive Producer at Square Peg Events, LLC
 

 

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