Support Local Craftswomen / Artisans and Holiday Shop at the Women’s Winter Faire

Image via SoundsandFuries.com

Image via SoundsandFuries.com

By Casey Stepaniuk

If you’re looking for a fun time in a wonderful atmosphere and a great place to find unique, hand-crafted holiday gifts, Vancouver’s Women’s Winter Faire is definitely where you should find yourself the weekend before Christmas next month. But Fairegoers might not realize they’re also participating in a longstanding tradition of feminist and LGBTQ+ organizing and activism in Vancouver. I got the scoop on this tradition from Pat Hogan, organizer of the Women’s Winter Faire and co-founder of Sounds and Furies, the production company that oversees the Faire and many other rad events.

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Support Local Craftswomen / Artisans and Holiday Shop at the Women’s Winter Faire

The craft fair with a club vibe: Make It Vancouver is Back, April 22

Image from Marie's Guilt Free Bakery, one of the exhibitors at Make It.

Image from Marie’s Guilt Free Bakery, one of the exhibitors at Make It.

A craft fair in April?

Yup. And not just any craft fair – the indisputably hippest, greenest, most artisanal, funkiest craft fair ever to hit Metro Vancouver.

Make It Vancouver returns for its spring instalment, April 22-April 24, at the PNE Forum. By now a local fixture, Make It is one part craft fair and one part party, with an eco-friendly, proudly Canadian vibe that permeates everything. It may be the one place in Vancouver where you can browse for handmade stationary, one-off baby clothes and organic skin care products while scarfing down street food, sipping on craft beer and grooving along to a club mix.  Continue reading:
The craft fair with a club vibe: Make It Vancouver is Back, April 22

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Got Craft? Spring Edition – May 2-3, 2015 (Prize Giveaway!)

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – There’s no better way to celebrate your mom on Mother’s Day than selecting a handmade present from Got Craft?. Just a few ideas include vintage-inspired, soy wax candles by Salt Spring Island Candle Co, minimal and geometric jewelry by HART + STONE, and sustainable wood and stone art by Reclaimed Print Co.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Got Craft? Spring Edition – May 2-3, 2015 (Prize Giveaway!)

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

It’s a weekend full of pre-Christmas fun, craft fairs, and music!  Check out our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday to Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Hockey, tweed, and craft fairs?  Sounds like autumn is creeping up on us!

Start planning – here’s our roundup of events and things to do in Vancouver this weekend in Metro Vancouver.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend