Oct
27
to Oct 28

Orchard Nursery Harvest Festival

Each and every Saturday and Sunday in October from 11-3pm we have music, activities and local vendors (makers, bakers, and more!) join us in the nursery for Harvest Fest fun. If you haven’t been to the nursery during that time it’s a must! We have farm animals here for the entire month of October to come say hello to and pumpkins galore!

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Filoli Summer Art Faire
Jul
27
to Jul 29

Filoli Summer Art Faire

  • Filoli Historic House & Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for Filoli’s first ever Art Faire! Visitors will have the opportunity to stroll through vendor displays of paintings, photography, sculpture, glass art, and more. Find the next piece of art to add to your home or give as a gift! The Art Faire takes place on the last weekend of July from the 27th through the 29th. Surround yourself with art and music this summer. This event is FREE to attend with purchase of General Admission.

Event Highlights
Art Vendors | Children’s Art Activity | Music | Live Entertainment | Bar Service | Food Available for Purchase

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Petaluma Art & Garden Festival
Jul
8
11:00 AM11:00

Petaluma Art & Garden Festival

  • 4th St and Western Ave Petaluma, CA USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 17th Annual Art & Garden Festival, one of Petaluma's most loved events will again take place the weekend after Independence Day!  Join us from 11 am to 5 pm, on July 8th, 2018, for a fun filled day for all the family. Once again we'll host fine local crafters, artisans, gardeners, live music on two stages and an array of local wineries, breweries, restaurants & fine food purveyors will offer tastings.


This event is free to attend, with Tasting Packages available to partake in all the great wine, craft beer, cocktails and food tasting.

Not the typical street fair, vendors are handpicked quality vendors with creative home and garden décor, jewelry, arts and more. With 145 booths of unusual, unique, handmade items this event has something for everyone’s taste and budget. 
 

Experts will be on hand from The Petaluma Garden Club and Sonoma County Master Gardeners to answer gardening questions. Figure out how to grow vegetables in tricky Petaluma adobe soil and what makes a garden organic.

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Indie Market Bay Area Trade Show (Wholesale Only)
Jun
24
to Jun 26

Indie Market Bay Area Trade Show (Wholesale Only)

The Bay Area has always bet on big, inventive ideas. Born from this culture is INDIE Market, a tradeshow for discovering the newest lines and latest trends of 2018 from both established vendors and emerging artisans.

INDIE Market is a local experience designed for independent retailers. You’ll find both vendors you’ve known and supported for years as well as new vendors you’ll want to get to know in an intimate, easy to navigate venue.

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Trunk Show at Filoli's Annual Flower Show
May
31
to Jun 1

Trunk Show at Filoli's Annual Flower Show

Filoli’s Annual Flower Show is a premier showcase of floral arrangements and exhibits by professional designers and talented amateurs in the Bay Area. This year’s theme is California Kaleidoscope in honor of the rich history and environment of California. So kick off your summer and celebrate the colors of California at Filoli! We will have food, beer, and wine for sale at the Tennis Court. Learn more about Summer at Filoli here.

Event Highlights
Opening Night Festivities   |   Sculptures   |   Ikebana displays   |   Garden Vignettes   |   Specialty Tours   |   Flower Show Teas   |   Flower Arranging Demonstrations   |   Horticulture Lectures

I will be set up in the gift shop on Thursday for the opening gala and Friday all day!

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California Native Plant Society's Wildflower Show
Apr
28
9:30 AM09:30

California Native Plant Society's Wildflower Show

The 44th Wildflower Show will be held at West Valley College on Saturday, April 28 from 9:30 AM to 4 PM. The show will feature hundreds of species of wildflowers and native plants.  Expert botanists and gardeners will be on site to describe different samples and answer questions. 

The show's theme is The Art of Conservation, with keynote speaker, John Muir Laws, who will give a talk on How to sketch wildflowers.  Native plant books, posters, and note cards will be available. Vendors such as  Coyote Brush Studios and Emily Chin will be there. You will be able to purchase native plants from the Grassroots Ecology Nursery, the CNPS SCV Nursery, and Larry Voss.

There will be a variety of activities for children as well as handouts listing places to see wildflowers.

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April Open Studios - EarthDay Edition
Apr
22
12:00 PM12:00

April Open Studios - EarthDay Edition

Join us for a special edition Open Studio:

BROWSE the studio spaces of our talented tenants
VIEW earth-themed art on display in the front gallery
SHOP earth-friendly wares from pop-up vendors
LEARN nature drawing with Katie Bertsche 2-4pm

Our event is kid friendly, dog friendly and handicap accessible

Questions? please contact us at hello@makersworkspace.com

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Renegade Craft Fair
Apr
7
to Apr 8

Renegade Craft Fair

  • Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Renegade is kicking off their 2018 season with a weekend-long celebration of all things handmade at the iconic Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture ✨ Renegade SF brings together a curated roster of local and national Maker talent alongside food trucks, DJ sets, vintage treasures, craft cocktails, delightful photo ops, and all-around good times.

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Handmade Business Series: Selling Online
Apr
1
3:00 PM15:00

Handmade Business Series: Selling Online

Building a stellar website is hard, but can be so rewarding!  Join members of the Creative Pursuit Collective in a panel discussion to answer YOUR questions about how to sell your work online.  Have a specific topic you’d like to discuss? Fill out our questionnaire after you register! Some of the topics we’ll touch on:

  • Building a Website: What to Include

  • Squarespace

  • Wordpress

  • Shopify
  • Etsy

  • Product Photography
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • and more!

Who is the  Creative Pursuit Collective? We are a group of woman-owned handmade businesses based in the Bay Area. This panel will feature:

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Handmade Business Series: Work That Wholesale
Mar
25
3:00 PM15:00

Handmade Business Series: Work That Wholesale

Are you ready to get your work into stores, but not sure where to begin? We can help! Join members of the Creative Pursuit Collective in a panel discussion to answer YOUR questions about how to work with stores.  Have a specific topic you’d like to discuss? Fill out our questionnaire after you register! Some of the topics we’ll touch on:

  • Pitching to Stores

  • Pricing

  • Catalogs and Line Sheets

  • Trade Shows: What to Expect
  • Comparing Different Trade Shows

  • Trade Show Alternatives
  • and more!

Who is the Creative Pursuit Collective? We are a group of woman-owned handmade businesses based in the Bay Area. This panel will feature:

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Gilman Art Walk
Mar
18
12:00 PM12:00

Gilman Art Walk

The artists of Gilman District in Berkeley invite you to walk with us. Gilman Art Walk is an independent, community-oriented showcase of local artists and an opportunity for local artists to connect with art lovers. The festival will feature music performances, food trucks, open studios and galleries. Discover the artistic side of Berkeley's Gilman District community.

IMPRESSED by nature's studio will be open for visiting and shopping at Makers Workspace!

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Indie Market Trade Show (Wholesale Only)
Jan
9
to Jan 11

Indie Market Trade Show (Wholesale Only)

The Bay Area has always bet on big, inventive ideas. Born from this culture is INDIE Market, a tradeshow for discovering the newest lines and latest trends of 2018 from both established vendors and emerging artisans.

INDIE Market is a local experience designed for independent retailers. You’ll find both vendors you’ve known and supported for years as well as new vendors you’ll want to get to know in an intimate, easy to navigate venue.

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SJ Made Holiday Craft Fair
Dec
16
to Dec 17

SJ Made Holiday Craft Fair

Join San Jose Made (SJMADE) and hundreds of craft makers, food producers, artists, designers and small businesses for this year's San Jose Craft Holiday Fair! Over the course of two days, San Jose Craft Holiday Fair will offer a festive, large-scale, all-in-one holiday shopping experience featuring an amazing showcase of handcrafted, artisan and brilliantly made goods perfect for gifting this 2017 holiday season!

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NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences

  • California Academy of Sciences (map)
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SF BAZAAR HOLIDAY NIGHTLIFE
NightLife is a weekly event where visitors ages 21 and older can enjoy music, science, entertainment and cocktails, while experiencing the Academy’s world-class exhibits with friends. Each weekly installment features something new and different. SF Bazaar will be hosting 40 handmade vendors at this event alongside other museum programming.

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Bedford Gallery Craft Fest
Dec
2
to Dec 3

Bedford Gallery Craft Fest

  • Lesher Center for the Arts (map)
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Each year, Bedford Gallery brings together local vendors producing the finest handmade crafts, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, home goods, artisanal foods, clothing, and more for a two-day festival nestled inside an exhibition of contemporary art. Bg Craft Fest has become an annual tradition for Bay Area shoppers looking to find unique gifts for the whole family. 

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SFEtsy Indie Holiday Emporium
Nov
25
to Nov 26

SFEtsy Indie Holiday Emporium

It’s our 5th year bringing Etsy to life in San Francisco! Join the local SF Etsy team in this very special shopping experience sponsored by Etsy.

Come out and shop and support over 200 local artisans and small batch food vendors as the local San Francisco Etsy team showcases their work at Pier 35 on the Embarcadero in San Francisco!

- Crafts!
- MUSIC!
- SNACKS!
- FREE

Shop local this season and have a blast at our annual team holiday craft show. Bring a shopping bag!

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Lynbrook Holiday Craft Faire
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Lynbrook Holiday Craft Faire

Join us in the 37th Annual Lynbrook Holiday Craft Faire featuring handcrafted items from over 100 vendors. It is one of the largest in the West Valley and the perfect place to find a gift for young and old alike. Enjoy hot food, great music, bake sale, artwork  and raffles. Free Admission. Benefits Lynbrook's Orchestra, Concert Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble. Come rain or shine.

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Petaluma Holiday Crafterino
Nov
12
11:00 AM11:00

Petaluma Holiday Crafterino

The Crafterino was founded to promote local artisans and crafters as well as to raise money to benefit COTS (The Committee On The Shelterless) http://www.cots-homeless.org/ This local non-profit provides a wide array of assistance and services to those most in need in our community. To date we have raised nearly $12,000!

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POOLTRADESHOW
Aug
14
to Aug 16

POOLTRADESHOW

  • Mandalay Bay Convention Center (map)
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FIND US AT BOOTH #38!

POOLTRADESHOW has been the top breeding ground for emerging fashion brands seeking retail customers for 16 years. Taking place twice a year at MAGIC Las Vegas, it's where buyers scout fresh new items made specifically for the boutique market. This juried, carefully merchandised show features everything from unique men’s and women’s apparel and accessories, to lifestyle, apothecary, home goods and stationery. Note: This is a wholesale trade show for registered store buyers and is not open to the public.

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Indie Market Bay Area Trade Show
Jul
8
to Jul 10

Indie Market Bay Area Trade Show

The Bay Area has always bet on big, inventive ideas. Born from this culture is INDIE Market, a tradeshow for discovering the newest lines and latest trends of 2017 from both established vendors and emerging artisans. Note: This is a wholesale trade show for registered store buyers only and is not open to the public.

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Whole Earth Festival
May
12
to May 14

Whole Earth Festival

Whole Earth Festival began in 1969 as a small art class project (“Art Happening”) on the UC Davis Quad. The students used art to teach visitors about the realms of activism, wellness, and environmental sustainability in an interactive and creative way. Following the United Nations’ recognition of Earth Day in 1970, the event was renamed to “Whole Earth Festival” and has since evolved into an enormous student-run event, attracting over 30,000 visitors annually on Mother’s Day weekend.

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Mill Valley We ♥ Mom Spring Craft & Gift Market
May
6
9:00 AM09:00

Mill Valley We ♥ Mom Spring Craft & Gift Market

Mill Valley Community Center is hosting We ♥ Mom Spring Craft and Gift Market with over 40 vendors of handcrafted gifts for Mom throughout the first floor of our Community Center. There will be a “Make and Take” opportunity for children to make Mom a “surprise gift” while she shops the event and warm food and sweet treats will also be available on site, all sponsored by The Mill Valley Seniors Club. Come and enjoy the beautiful venue in Southern Marin!

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Renegade SF Spring
Apr
1
to Apr 2

Renegade SF Spring

  • Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion (map)
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Explore an exceptional selection of modern indie design, including jewelry and accessories, art, fashion, ceramics, candles, illustration, stationery, home decor, cookware, apothecary, and more. Our guest DJ will be spinning live from the mezzanine where you’ll be able to catch stunning views of the Bay, or pop-over to our bar for a selection of enticing craft libations including the Jubilation G&T, for mezcal enthusiasts the Flor de Paloma, and a very special April Fools Shirley “Temple”!

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