Marjorie Baer Jewelry and Bead Sale . December 9 +10, 2017.
The Marjorie Baer Jewelry and Bead Sale is your ticket to deep discounts on beautiful, locally made, hand-crafted jewelry. Plus get closeout deals on beads made from stones, wood, bone and shell.
With prices at or below wholesale, this is a great spot for holiday shopping.
Tips worth repeating for this season of sales: check the websites before going; go early for the best selection; pick a city and go to the sales in that city; bring a bag; bring cash for when credit cards are not accepted; and bring a friend. Because we have so many sales/fairs at the same time strategic planning is a must. If a sale/fair looks interesting make sure you put it on your calendar. Most of these sales are only a day or two and only come around once or twice a year.
6 Fab Sample Sales: Lulu Designs Annual Jewelry Sample Sale (November 30 to December 2, 2017);SF Kidswear Sample Sale (December 1 + 2, 2017; Spicer Bags Holiday Sample Sale (December 2, 2017);Alite Designs 5th Annual Brew-Ha-Holiday Sale. (December 2 + 3, 2017); 49 Square Miles Sample Sale. December 5-8, 2017; Philippa Roberts Jewelry Annual Sample Sale (December 6, 2017.)
Here are 6 Fab Sample Sales guaranteed to bring BIG savings on hard to resist: jewelry, leather bags, totes, children’s clothing, outdoor gear, gifts, and more. These sales are no-frill shopping with potentially huge savings.
Tips worth repeating: check the websites before going; go early for the best selection; pick a city and go to the sales in that city; bring a bag; bring cash for when credit cards are not accepted; and bring a friend. Because we have so many sales at the same time strategic planning is a must. If a sale looks interesting make sure you put it on your calendar. Most of these sales are only a day or two and only come around once or twice a year.
Renegade Craft Fair Fall 2017. November 11 +12, 2017.
San Francisco’s Renegade Craft Fair Fall 2017 is a curated indie-craft marketplace celebrating all things handmade.
Find 300+ makers selling unique art, jewelry, ceramics, paper products, clothing, body products, home decor, artisanal foods, and more. Plus enjoy: DIY activities and workshops; a photo booth; a DJ; drinks, and food trucks.
This fair might not fit the dictionary’s definition of “renegade” but the Renegade Craft Fair is definitely not your Mother’s craft fair. But do bring her because there is something for everyone.
Last Call for Bay Area Bead Extravaganza.November 4 + 5, 2017
This is the last call for Bay Area Bead Extravaganza (“BABE”). The organizers are retiring and this gem is having its final show. Sigh.
BABE features over 120 juried exhibitors, including studio glass, silver, stone and polymer clay bead artists. Find handcrafted beads from varied and interesting material as well as independent dealers rarely seen elsewhere. Plus free demos and affordable classes.
Whether you are a jewelry maker, collector, designer, novice, or pro, put this event on your calendar. And keep your calendar handy. The first few weeks of November has a lot of warehouse sales, sample sales, and gift fairs.
Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017. October 14 +15, 2017
Whether you are a beginning collector or a long time art buyer you will want to visit Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017.
Scattered through eight buildings at two sites,Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017 has art in every medium. Some of the art is traditional and some very non-traditional; some is affordable and some is not so affordable. In other words, something for everyone.
Mark your calendar for a unique opportunity to meet over 180 artists, see where they work and buy original paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, and more.
Kings Mountain Art Fair 2017. September 2, 3 + 4, 2017
Fall is approaching and with it the end of the fair/festival season. But it’s not over yet.
Nestled in a redwood forest with some of the finest handmade arts and crafts on the West Coast, Kings Mountain Art Fair 2017 is a lot like the grand finale at the 4th of July fireworks extravaganza – one last magnificent burst of wow before it all fades away.
Take a ride up the mountain and see first hand why the Art Fair SourceBook declared the Kings Mountain Art Fair the #1 Fine Arts Fair in Northern California (and maybe feel a little smug knowing there is an Art Fair SourceBook.)