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2012 Spring Marketplace

"Spring into Spring with a day of shopping! With over 75 vendors, door prizes, free samples, and more you are sure to find something to brighten your day. Don't miss out on our Charitable Raffles.
Admission is FREE. Parking is FREE. Events are family friendly."

March 11th, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hilton Hotel
Southlake Towne Center
1400 Plaza Place
Southlake, TX 76092

Booth fees are as follows:
6 x 6 - $125.00
12 x 6 - $200.00

All booths include one skirted table, two chairs, and electricity (limited).  There is a $25 nonrefundable deposit required to hold your space.  Sign up by Jan 1st and save $25.00.

Applications are available here and are due by February 15th, 2012.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at chelleknoblock@gmail.com.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!

St. Thomas Aquinas Mothers' Association Spring Boutique

"The St. Thomas Aquinas Mothers' Association's Spring Boutique is a full day of shopping delight. Featuring a variety of vendors offering unique items and services. Our cafe will help maintain your energy while you shop, by offering fabulous food from local restaurants.  The Spring Boutique proceeds benefit the St. Thomas Aquinas Mothers' Association and the charities it supports."

April 14th, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

St. Thomas Aquinas
Lower School Campus
6255 E. Mockingbird
west of the Mockingbird and Abrams intersection
Dallas, TX.

Booth fees are as follows:
Prime - $200.00
Regular - $175.00
Hallway - $140.00
Outside Tent - $100.00

Table and Ads are available at an additional cost.  STA Mothers’ Association members receive a $15.00 off of their booth fee.

Applications are available here and are due by January 31st, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!

Holiday Noms - Giveaway

The holiday season is every where we look and listen, sparkling lights and holiday tunes fill the air! To celebrate this holiday season, DFW Craft Shows will be hosting giveaways every Tuesday until the week of Christmas! Giveaways will start on Tuesday and end the following Monday evening at 10PM.

As you are doing your holiday shopping this year, we hope you will consider our sponsors and advertisers for your indie shopping needs.



This week's giveaway is sponsored by Rori of Made by Rori.  Rori has been crafting for more than two decades and is lucky enough to come from a long line of strong, creative women.  Providing lovable items at affordable prices is important to her.  Check out these delightful notebooks she has created for catching your thoughts, lists, memories, and more!




How to enter: Well folks, the holidays are here.  You're almost done with that shopping list and the decorations are up.  Now all that's left is the cooking...  To enter the giveaway, simply leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us what holiday goodies you are cooking up this week!  And if you're like me--not so great in the kitchen--feel free to daydream about what you're eating instead.  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (tag dfwcraftshows) and then comment below to let us know that you have done so! Please don't forget to leave an email address, if I cannot contact you then you cannot collect your prize!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Monday, December 26th, 2011.  Winners will be announced Tuesday, December 27th, 2011. Entries open to the US only.

Congrats to Julie of CocoandCocoa, you have WON a Large Whale Grid Notebook AND a Large Vintage School Kid's Notebook created by Made by Rori, a $20 value.  This hand-stamped Large Whale Grid Moleskin Notebook measures 5 x 8.25 inches and has grid pages with a pocket inside the back cover.  The Large Vintage School Kids Notebook  is also a hand-stamped moleskin and measures 5 x 8.25 inches with lined pages and a pocket inside the back cover.


From birds to giraffes, bikes to cars, and many designs in between, Rori has a hand-stamped notebook to fit your style.  Check out Rori's website to see the many adorable designs available and pick one out for yourself!

Are you interested in sponsoring one of our giveaways and having your business listed on our site as shown above? Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com for more information!

Panther City Bar Bazaar Chili Christmas Extravaganza!

"It's that time again friends! This time with an ALL YOU CAN EAT CHILI twist!  Panther City Bar Bazaar and Lola's Saloon Present the first Chili Christmas Extravagaza!  This year we want to help you fill your stockings with handmade goodies and fill your bellies with excessive amounts of chili!  Panther City Bar Bazaars are always free.... BUT, a $5 donation or some non parishable food items will get you a snazzy wristband that allows you ALL YOU CAN EAT CHILI! Until we run out that is... Somebody bring some corn beard. I like corn bread."

December 18th, 2011
12:00PM - 7:00PM

Lola's Saloon
2736 West 6th Street
Fort Worth TX 76107
corner of 6th and Foch

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Booths are 4ft tables for $60 and spaces will vary due to size and shape of the bar.

To apply, please email Tyler at tydbowlstevens@gmail.com by December 16th, 2011.
For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at panthercitybarbazaar@gmail.com.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!

Weekend Guide :: 12/16 - 12/19

This is the last weekend to hit up Arts & Crafts Shows for some completely unique, locally made goodies!  DFWCraftShows has the scoop for what's going on in your neighborhood.




Community FFA Holiday Ho-Down Fun Day
"Come out and support the Community FFA!  We have lots of activities...vendor booths, bake sale, dessert contest, chili cook-off, live music, cow patty game, lawnmower races, horseshoe tournament, raffles, and auction...COME JOIN THE FUN!!"

December 17th, 2011
10:00AM - 7:00PM

721 N. FM 1138
Nevada, TX 75173
(behind Crossroads Convenient Store & across from Community Schools)

Holiday Gift Fair & Anointed To Praise

"Clothing* Fine Art* Gifts * Jewelry*Desserts* Children’s Items * Home Décor*Mimes* Church Choirs* Gospel Rap* Steppers * Drawing for free prizes **Santa will be on site for pictures**
In the spirit of supporting our local community we will be accepting toys for Toys for Tots."

December 17th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Southwest Center Mall
(formerly Red Bird Mall)
3662 West Camp Wisdom
Dallas, TX 75237

Panther City Bar Bazaar Chili Christmas Extravaganza (handmade)
"It's that time again friends! This time with an ALL YOU CAN EAT CHILI twist! Panther City Bar Bazaar and Lola's Saloon Present the first Chili Christmas Extravagaza! This year we want to help you fill your stockings with handmade goodies and fill your bellies with excessive amounts of chili!"

December 18th, 2011
12:00PM - 7:00PM

Lola's Saloon
2736 W. 6th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

"This is the last Deep Ellum Outdoor Market of 2011! Come hang out in Deep Ellum and take care of your last minute holiday shopping!"

December 17th, 2011
11:00AM - 5:00PM

2820 Indiana Blvd
Dallas, TX 

Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

Type me a Tune - Giveaway

The holiday season is every where we look and listen, sparkling lights and holiday tunes fill the air! To celebrate this holiday season, DFW Craft Shows will be hosting giveaways every Tuesday until the week of Christmas! Giveaways will start on Tuesday and end the following Monday evening at 10PM.

As you are doing your holiday shopping this year, we hope you will consider our sponsors and advertisers for your indie shopping needs.



This week's giveaway is sponsored by Crystal of Stitches-N-Stones.  Stitches-N-Stones offers a variety of stylish, personalized apparel to fit your every need.  Crystal creates amazing rhinestone designs (such as the fabulous shirt you see below) and adorable prints to help add that extra flair to your every day wardrobe.  She also offers custom digital printing for small businesses, teams, and more!



How to enter:  Baby, it's cold outside.  You wont catch me wandering from door to door singing any tune but "Let me in, I'm freezing!"  So, how do we spread the holiday cheer?  Simple!  Leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us your favorite holiday song.  We will get a virtually chorus going right here on DFWCraftShows.com! A BONUS entry will go to anyone who shares this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter.  Please tag us in your mention and then post here letting us know that you have shared to be rewarded your bonus entry! Please don't forget to leave an email address, if I cannot contact you then you cannot collect your prize!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Monday, December 19th, 2011.  Winners will be announced Tuesday, December 20th, 2011. Entries open to the US only.

Congrats, ongossamerwings, you have WON a Gothic Cross burnout long sleeve top by Stitches-N-Stones, a $29 value.  This ladies' 50/50 poly/cotton burnout thermal top has a large gothic rhinestone cross featuring over 1000 rhinestones.  You can select your top size (S-XL) and top color (white, black, dark chocolate, dark gray or plum).

Stitches-N-Stones offers a variety of custom made rhinestone and printed apparel and accessories, check out their online shop to see more!

Are you interested in sponsoring one of our giveaways and having your business listed on our site as shown above? Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com for more information!

Weekend Guide :: 12/9 - 12/11

I love to see SO many shows all over North Texas support their local artisans and communities! These are great places to get your shopping done and help out fellow Texans--spread the word!



Eaglette Holiday Craft & Gift Fair
"Join the Richardson High School Eaglettes for their Holiday Craft & Gift Fair on December 10 & 11. The Fair will be held this year at Dal-Rich Village, SE corner of Coit/Beltline in Richardson.
The Fair features 80 vendors from the metroplex offering shoppers the finest in jewelry, home decor and accessories, clothing, food, health and beauty items, and much more!"

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM
December 11th, 2011
12:00PM - 5:00PM

Dal-Rich Shopping Center
100 S. Coit (SE Corner of Coit/Beltline behind McDonalds)
Richardson, TX 75080

Click for event flyer!

2011 "Holiday On The Ridge"
"Join us for one of Lewisville's largest holiday markets December 9th, 10th, and 11th - just in time to shop for those last minute 'hard-to-buy-for"" friends and family members on your list! Located in the LakePointe Crossing Shopping Center, our 46,000 sq. ft. venue is directly across the highway from Vista Ridge Mall, and will be full of local crafters, artists and vendors. You're sure to find those last minute gifts! We will also be registering for an "iPad-A-Day" giveaway during the show days. Admission is free, so mark your calendars NOW!!"

December 9th, 2011
11:00AM - 8:00PM
December 10th, 2011
11:00AM - 8:00PM
December 11th, 2011
11:00AM - 5:00PM

LakePointe Crossings
2420 S. Stemmons Frwy (I-35E)
Lewisville, Texas 75067
In the same shopping center as Toys-R-Us, Academy Sports & Garden Ridge

Handmade Holidays (handmade)
"Etsy817 (817ArtsAlliance LLC) presents an exciting vendor opportunity in the Downtown Arlington area! Handmade Holidays - Art, Craft & Vintage Marketplace!"

December 9th, 2011
12:00PM – 7:00PM
December 10th, 2011
10:00AM – 4:00PM

Maverick Activities Center (MAC)
500 W. Nedderman Dr.,
UTA, Arlington, TX 76013

Park Glen Elementary School Holiday Bazaar
"Come spend the evening with. You can get some of your holiday shopping done. Shop with our vendors while you visit Santa & drink hot chocolate."

December 9th, 2011
5:30PM - 8:30PM

Park Glen Elementary School
5100 Glen Canyon Road
Fort Worth, TX 76137

Watervue Shopathon 2011
"Come and Join the staff and residents of Watervue Apartments, for a night of shopping, champagne and Hor Dourve's. With 35 vendors ranging from Designer perfume, designer handbags, home decor, jewlery and SO much more. This is definitely a night to remember."

December 9th, 2011
6:00 pm to 9:00pm

Watervue Apartments
8660 North Beach St.
Keller, TX 76244
North Beach St and North Tarrant Parkway, next to Walmart

6th Annual Artisans' Marketplace
"Presented by The Friends of the Grapevine Public Library, you will find something special for everyone.  Artists include pottery, quilts, hand knitted items, photographs, paintings, art note cards, sterling silver and hand wrought jewelry, and graphic art.  Support local artists and your local library.  Come to the Grapevine Public Library December 10 from 10am - 4pm and December 11 from 2pm - 5pm."

December 10th, 2011
10:00AM - 4:00PM
December 11th, 2011
2:00PM - 5:00PM

The Grapevine Public Library
1201 Municipal Way
Grapevine, Texas  76051

3rd Annual Craft & Gift Home Show
"Hand selected vendors & crafters for their excellent customer service and quality products.  Please join us for a day of fun. Support local businesses and check a few people off of your gift list!  Door prizes will be drawn at the end of the day."

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 2:00PM

2716 Lemmontree Lane
Plano, TX 75074

Burleson Elk Strutter's Craft and Health Fair
"The BHS Elk Strutters Booster Club is hosting their annual Craft and Health Fair.  In addition to wonderful crafts and gifts to buy, there will be performances by local talent, health vendors, and pictures with Santa!"

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Burleson High School
100 Elk Drive
Burleson, TX. 76028

Flea Harveys
"Every first Saturday of each month, we have a big flea market at Lee Harvey's. This is a monthly urban flea market of eclectic art, antiques, vintage, kitsch, collectibles, handmade jewelery & wares, books, prints, furniture, toys, and odd finds."

December 10th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

1807 Gould St.
Dallas, TX

Gigi's Second Saturday Trade Days
"During these special Market Days, you can get to know your favorite local vendors while you shop. Ask them what inspires them. Ask them how they got started in the industry. Plus find out which charities they support.  Need more? Okay. Each vendor will raffle a gift! So you can come out and chat, shop and possibly WIN. Can't ask for a better Saturday than that! Grab your best friend and come on out to Gigi's Place."

Every second Saturday through December
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Gigi's Place,
1301 Justin Road, Suite 212
Lewisville, Texas 75077
Located just west of I-35 on Hwy 407 at the Community Care Pharmacy

Holly Jolly Market
"The Mansfield HS Band Booster will be hosting a Christmas Market for their 5K Run they are sponsoring. It is featured as the Holly Jolly Jog and Market. We are looking for crafters that make homeade craft items, clothese, accessories, toys, dolls, etc."

December 10th, 2011
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Mansfield High School
3001 E. Broad St.
Mansfield. Tx 76063

Plano Mistletoe Market
"Annual Mistletoe Market in Plano at Southfork Hotel, Unique Holiday Gifts, Discounts, Shop Local and avoid the mall crowds! Mrs. Claus will be on hand for cookies with the kids and stories, kids craft table, over 40 vendors offering must have gifts for everyone on your list."

December 10th, 2011
12:00PM - 3:00PM

Southfork Hotel
Oaks Ballroom
1600 N Central Expressway
Plano TX

The Canyons Holiday Shopping Bazaar
"Fall into the Holiday spirit and Join us for a fabulous time of music, food, wine, and shopping for the perfect Holiday gift or something special just for you.  This is a holiday event you won't want to miss. Bring a friend- It's a come and go day of shopping and fun!"

December 10th, 2011
11:00AM - 5:00PM

The Canyons Holiday Shopping Bazaar in Ft. Worth
2751 River Park Drive
Ft Worth, TX 76116

White Rock Local "Everything" Market
"White Rock Local Market is a non-profit, independent farmers market, a public space offering a venue for local farmers, ranchers, and artisans to bring what they grow or make and sell directly to our East Dallas neighborhood. Our mission is to strengthen our community by creating a meeting place for residents to buy fresh, local and healthy foods, and quality arts and crafts."

Every 2nd Saturday
8:00AM - 1:00PM

702 N. Buckner Blvd
Dallas, Tx. 75218

Holiday Shopping Bazaar
"'Buy Local, Support Small businesses, Local Charities, Artist and Your Community. "

December 13th, 2011 
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Vitality House
800 N Coit Rd
Richardson, Texas 75080
Corner of Coit/Arapaho--Next to Wing Stop & Papa Murpheys

Bring 3 or more Can good items upon Entry and Receive 10% off any booth of choice.

"We anticipate hosting a Bazaar of many diverse vendors, presenting a wide range of amazing merchandise. This is a last chance bazaar for Christmas shoppers. We will have pictures with Santa and many competition spectators will be attending as well. This bazaar will be heavily advertised a perfect weekend for you to display all your wonderful gifts.  All proceeds from the Christmas Bazaar will benefit Bishop Lynch Brigade and JV Silver Cadettes."

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

6139 Highgate Lane
Dallas, TX 75214

A CHARM-ing Holiday
"Shop our vendor booths for apparel, jewelry, cosmetics, home decor, unique holiday gifts and more while enjoying holiday entertainment and food throught the day!"
December 10th, 2011
11:00AM - 6:00PM

Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Longview, TX

Admission is $5.00.  Tickets can be purchased at entrance or at Longview News Journal (320 E. Methvin St.).

KHS Band Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Craft Fair
"Come join us for a delicious breakfast with Santa and get your Christmas shopping done with many local vendors!"

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 1:00PM

Kennedale High School
901 Wildcat Way
Kennedale, TX

Sanger Arts & Crafts Show
"Over 125 vendors from Texas and Oklahoma will be selling thousands of handcrafted items, including wood-crafts, Christmas and home decor, women and children's clothing and accessories, quilts, jewelry, candles, and many other items.  This show benefits Sanger High School Business Professionals of America."

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Sanger High School
100 Indian Lane Sanger, TX

MEPA Annual Holiday Bazaar
"More than 100 vendors will participate in Mesquite Educational Paraprofessional Association’s (MEPA) Annual Holiday Bazaar. Proceeds from the vendor booth rentals will go toward providing 10 scholarships of $750 each for students from Mesquite ISD high schools and the Mesquite Academy."

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Poteet High School
3300 Poteet Drive
Mesquite, TX

Multi-Vendor Open House Holiday Shopping Extravaganza
"Tons of great local vendors!"

December 10th, 2011
10:00AM - 4:00PM

2826 Butterfield Stage Rd
Highland Village, TX

LCS Shopapalooza
"Door prizes and many local vendors to help with your Christmas Shopping!"

December 9th, 2011
9:00AM - 2:00PM
December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Lewisville Christian School
Fellowship Center of Garden Ridge Church of Christ
102 N. Garden Ridge
Lewisville, TX
NW corner of Main & Garden Ridge


What shows will YOU be at?

Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

3rd Annual Craft & Gift Home Show

"Hand selected vendors & crafters for their excellent customer service and quality products.  Please join us for a day of fun. Support local businesses and check a few people off of your gift list!  Door prizes will be drawn at the end of the day."

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 2:00PM

2716 Lemmontree Lane
Plano, TX 75074

Booths are limited to one 6' table, provided by the vendor.  The table must be covered.  The cost of your space is to bring/provide one store bought snack to have out during the event.  Please do not bring anything that needs refrigeration.  They are only looking for two more handmade vendors for this event.

Applications are available here and are due by December 8th, 2011. Please submit product photos with application.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at amandashea1976@yahoo.com.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!

Holiday Wishlist - Giveaway

The holiday season is every where we look and listen, sparkling lights and holiday tunes fill the air!  To celebrate this holiday season, DFW Craft Shows will be hosting giveaways every Tuesday until the week of Christmas! Giveaways will start on Tuesday and end the following Monday evening at 10PM.

As you are doing your holiday shopping this year, we hope you will consider our sponsors and advertisers for your indie shopping needs.



This week's giveaway is sponsored by Veda Larkowski of Go Rustic.  Veda just turned in her nine-to-five for a special position as a stay at home mom and indie business owner!  She truly enjoys designing and creating a variety of items, from bridal to seasonal and home decor, Veda puts a personal twist on that perfect piece for your home.



 How to enter: Last year, we had a Wishlist Giveaway and it was so much fun to see what crafty creations our little community was craving!  So, why not do it again?  Simply leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us one crafty item on your holiday wishlist! For a BONUS ENTRY, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (tag @dfwcraftshows), OR post a link on your blog. Mention that you shared the giveaway in your comment below, and you will be eligible for one bonus entry. Please don't forget to leave an email address, if I cannot contact you then you cannot collect your prize!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011. Winners will be announced Monday, December 12th, 2011. Contest open to US only.

Congrats Jessica S.!  You have won these Rustic Snowflake Christmas Gift Bags with Wood-Burned Name Tags by Go Rustic, a $26.99 value.  This is a set of 6 (six) gift bags are made of heavy kraft paper with a snowflake design burned onto the bag.  Each bag has a wooden gift tag that is also burned with a snowflake design.  

This is just one of the many, many fun choices for seasonal decor at Go Rustic, check out their website for many other items that are perfect for gift giving this holiday season!

Are you interested in sponsoring one of our HOLIDAY giveaways and having your business listed on our site as shown above? Just a few openings remain, please email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com for more information!

Real Life Church Holiday Craft Bazaar

"Join us for our boutique style Holiday Craft Bazaar featuring the work of artisans and crafters from across the metroplex. Each vendor showcased features unique items for your shopping pleasure. Whether you are out to find the perfect gift for that hard please special someone or just looking for a pleasant time spent browsing for treasures, this is the place for you. Crafts, Food, Beverages, Music, Fun and Door Prizes!!"

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Real Life Church
2421 Cantrell Sansom Road
Fort Worth, TX 76131
(near Western Center)

Booths are 10 X 10 and cost $20.  Tables are available for an additional $5.  Chairs and electricity are included, as well as volunteers to watch the booths for vendors to take bathroom breaks. Drinks will be provided to all vendors. Additionally, all vendors are eligible for a drawing to be held at the end of the day for vendors only for a $20 gift card.

Applications are available here and are due by November 30th, 2011.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Vicki, 614-804-8226 / vickirhodus@gmail.com.

Help spread the word, tell them DFW Craft Shows sent ya!

Weekend Guide :: 12/2 - 12/4



Wylie Arts Festival (handmade)
"Shop for fine art and handmade crafts at over 90 vendors; listen to the sounds of the season; and enjoy festive fair foods at the Wylie Arts Festival December 3 in historic downtown Wylie's Olde City Park from 10 am - 8 pm.  There is something for everyone throughout the day including the arts and crafts, Santa Claus, a community canvas, Festival of Lights Christmas Parade at 5:30 pm, and Tree Lighting Ceremony at 7 pm. Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays."

December 3rd, 2011
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Historic Downtown Wylie in Olde City Park
112 S. Ballard Avenue
Wylie, TX
Corner of Ballard Avenue and Highway 78

Click for event flyer.  

Holiday Shopping Bazaar
"'Buy Local, Support Small businesses, Local Charities, Artist and Your Community. "

December 6th, 2011
5:00PM - 7:00PM
December 13th, 2011
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Vitality House
800 N Coit Rd
Richardson, Texas 75080
Corner of Coit/Arapaho--Next to Wing Stop & Papa Murpheys

Bring 3 or more Can good items upon Entry and Receive 10% off any booth of choice.

Click for event flyer.

Tis' the Season Market Place 2011
"Come for the day or come for the week-end to beautiful Lake Granbury and enjoy shopping at our lake side Conference Center and then continue your shopping pleasure in Granbury’s Historical Town Square. This upscale Market Place hosts vendors from all over Texas offering unique and creative treasure to delight you. This is not just an event, it is a shopping experience the same weekend as the famous Granbury Candlelight Tour of Homes. Enjoy the tours and get your Christmas Shopping done all at once!"

December 2nd, 2011
5:00PM - 8:00PM
December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Granbury Resort Conference Center
621 Pearl Street
Granbury, TX

18th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Showcase
"Tarleton State University located in Stephenville, TX located just 1.5 hours from DFW is seeking local craftsmen and vendors to sell their wares to students, faculty, staff and the community."

December 2nd, 2011
9:00AM - 6:00PM

Thompson Student Center
1333 W Washington St
Stephenville, Texas

Banquet, Bikes, Barbeque and Banging Cars (handmade)
This event has been canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for March 3rd, 2012.
"Banquet, Bikes, Barbeque, & Banging Cars will be held on December 3rd. Come out to see amazing motorcycles and the Hottest cars in town while you chomp on barbeque, watch a great basketball game, and shop to your pockets contentment. Also featuring Local Radio Stations.


December 3rd, 2011
10:00AM - 4:00PM


Bessie Coleman Middle School
1208 E. Pleasant Run Rd.
Cedar Hill, Texas 75104


Banquet tickets are on sale now for $20.00.

Aubrey Middle School Arts & Crafts Extravaganza
"Aubrey Middle School 1st Annual Arts & Crafts Extravaganza will be held at Aubrey Middle school. This new annual event will have more than 100 booths and offer a wide variety of items including jewelry, candles, home décor, and many more gift ideas for the holiday shopping season. Proceeds from this event benefit the annual 7th Grade Field Trip to San Antonio. This is an important field trip where the children get to visit places they have learned about in Texas History, such as the State Capital and The Alamo.  This is an indoor event that will be held in the school gym, cafeteria, and hall ways of the school."

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Aubrey Middle School Arts & Crafts Extravaganza
Aubrey Middle School
815 W. Sherman
Aubrey, TX 76227

The Dallas Flea
"Join The Dallas Flea this Saturday as it celebrates its one year anniversary.  Enjoy hip wares from 70-plus Texas artisans as well as live tunes, sweet bites, gift giveaways, and free swag bags."

December 3rd, 2011
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

South Side on Lamar
Dallas, TX


Real Life Church Holiday Craft Bazaar
"Join us for our boutique style Holiday Craft Bazaar featuring the work of artisans and crafters from across the metroplex. Each vendor showcased features unique items for your shopping pleasure. Whether you are out to find the perfect gift for that hard please special someone or just looking for a pleasant time spent browsing for treasures, this is the place for you. Crafts, Food, Beverages, Music, Fun and Door Prizes!!"

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Real Life Church
2421 Cantrell Sansom Road
Fort Worth, TX 76131
(near Western Center)

Flea Harveys
This event has been postponed due to weather and will happen on December 10th, 2011.
"Every first Saturday of each month, we have a big flea market at Lee Harvey's. This is a monthly urban flea market of eclectic art, antiques, vintage, kitsch, collectibles, handmade jewelery & wares, books, prints, furniture, toys, and odd finds."


Every First Saturday
10:00AM - 5:00PM


1807 Gould St.
Dallas, TX

Gentry's Giant Holiday Bazaar
"A fun event at Gentry Elementary School in Mesquite, Texas featuring crafting and food vendors from all over Texas."

December 3rd, 2011
8:30AM - 4:00PM

Gentry Elementary School
1901 Twin Oaks Drive
Mesquite, TX 75181-2443
Twin Oak Drive is located off of Cartwright in Mesquite.

Click for Event Flyer.

Little Elm Vendor/Craft Bazaar
"Please come out, shop and join the fun! Admission is free!"

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Little Elm High School
1900 Walker Ln
Little Elm, Texas 75068

McKinney High Softball Holiday Bazaar
"Come support the MHS sotball team along with shopping for the holidays."

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

1400 Wilson Creek Parkway
McKinney, Tx 75069
by townlake, in school cafeteria

LD Bell Craft Show
"This is the LD Bell High School Craft Show which happens annually and features over 300 vendors!"

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 3:00PM

LD Bell High School
1601 Brown Trail
Hurst, TX

Gift & Art Galleria
"The Hebron High School Silver Wings will be hosting a Gift Galleria Craft Fair."

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Hebron High School
4207 Plano Parkway
Carollton, TX 75010

Celebration Community Church's First Craft Fair
"Come out and support your local community!"

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00AM

608 Pennsylvania
Fort Worth, TX

2011 Indianette Christmas Craft Bazaar
"For 22 years, the Keller High School Indianettes and the Indianette Service Organization have hosted the Christmas Arts & Crafts Bazaar. The Christmas Bazaar has become a Keller tradition and the Indianettes and their parents truly appreciate the support given by Keller and the surrounding communities. "

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM
December 4th, 2011
11:00AM - 5:00PM

Keller High School
601 N. Pate Orr
Keller, TX

Champions Change "Holiday Stop and Shop" Event
"Champions Change, a non-profit in Grapevine, Texas invites you to join us in our Holiday Stop and Shop event Sunday afternoon, December 4th, at the beautiful Lancaster Theater. This event benefits our programs in schools and teen courts across the country."

December 4th, 2011
1:30PM - 7:30PM

Lancaster Theater
300 S. Main St
Grapevine, Texas

What shows will YOU be at?

Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

Holiday Shopping Bazaar


"'Buy Local, Support Small businesses, Local Charities, Artist and Your Community. "

December 6th, 2011
5:00PM - 7:00PM
December 13th, 2011
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Vitality House
800 N Coit Rd
Richardson, Texas 75080
Corner of Coit/Arapaho--Next to Wing Stop & Papa Murpheys

Bring 3 or more Can good items upon Entry and Receive 10% off any booth of choice.

Click for event flyer.

Booths are $30 per vendor per show.  Two different size tables are available, starting with 6ft. This fee includes your tables and white linens.

Applications are available here and are due by December 2nd, 2011.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Jessica, at 214-364-6989 / Jessica@Dropvb.com.

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Weekend Guide :: 11/25 - 11/27

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Be safe and enjoy.



Arlington Lodge Craft Show
"Arlington Masonic lodge Craft Show November 25th and 26th. Start your Christmas Shopping off right!"

November 25th, 2011
8:00AM - 6:00PM
November 26th, 2011
8:00AM - 6:00PM

Arlington Masonic Lodge
1415 W Abram St
Arlington TX 76013

Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
"Kick off the Christmas season & experience unique items, handcrafted by area artisans."

November 26th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

421 East Davis Street
Luling, TX

This is a Handmade event.

What shows will YOU be at?
Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

Park Glen Elementary School Holiday Bazaar

"Come spend the evening with. You can get some of your holiday shopping done. Shop with our vendors while you visit Santa & drink hot chocolate."

December 9th, 2011
5:30PM - 8:30PM

Park Glen Elementary School
5100 Glen Canyon Road
Fort Worth, TX 76137

Booths are 8 X 10 and the $25 booth fee is being waived for this show, making booths free.  Tables will be available on a first come first serve basis.  Chairs and electricity will also be available.

Applications are available here and are due by December 2nd, 2011.

For more information, or contact their event coordinator at jtmward@sbcglobal.net.

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Thanksgiving - Giveaway

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle, the shopping deals, the December prep... it's too easy to forget to stop and be thankful for what we have right now. I, for one, am thankful for every single reader of DFW Craft Shows.com.  Many of you know what a difficult year it has been for us, and you have been there to comfort me and keep me busy.  Although DFW Craft Shows has been a welcomed distraction during these hard times, it has been so much more... Thank you, dear friends, for your encouragement and support.


This week's giveaway is sponsored by Candice Cohlmia Unger of Blessings Unlimited.  Candice offers a unique blend of business and ministry with exclusive home decor items and gifts created to encourage hearts, build relationships, and bring beauty to the place where you live.  In Blessing Unlimited, Candice has found a great way for her to combine her faith with a business that is both ethical and flexible; visit the site to see many of the gorgeous gifts she has to offer.


How to enter: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, simply leave a comment (here or on Facebook) and tell us one thing that you are thankful for. For a BONUS ENTRY, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (tag @dfwcraftshows), OR post a link on your blog. Mention that you shared the giveaway in your comment below, and you will be eligible for one bonus entry. Please don't forget to leave an email address, if I cannot contact you then you cannot collect your prize!

Contest ends at 10:00PM on Tuesday, November 29, 2011.  Winners will be announced Wednesday, November 30, 2011.

Congratulations to Niloufer!  You have won this Gracious Platter, an intricate, hand crafted mango wood platter with a tin-pressed center motif carrying the message, "a gracious home is a place of peace." This platter measures 15 1/2" in diameter and can be displayed flat or on an easel as pictured, a value of $58.

For more fabulous gift ideas, check out Candice's website to see many of the other beautiful pieces she has available.  From stationery to jewelry and tableware, Blessings Unlimited offers many options for that extra-special gift for you or your friends!

Are you interested in sponsoring one of our giveaways and having your business listed on our site as shown above? Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com for more information!

Funky Finds Spring Fling in Longview

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

"Over 100 talented artists, crafters & designers will be selling hand-crafted items in a variety of categories. Raffle features items donated by each participating artisan and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Northeast Texas.  The Humane Society of Northeast Texas will be on-hand facilitating pet adoptions throughout the event. "

April 21st, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM
April 22nd, 2012
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Maude Cobb Convention & Activity Complex
Longview Exhibit Building
100 Grand Blvd.
Longview, TX 75604

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Booth fees are as follows:
10'x10' Corner Booth $170
10'x10' In-Line Booth $140
Electricity, tables, and chairs are available for an additional fee.
These fees include an event t-shirt, 125 X 125 logo on the Spring Fling 2012 website for one year, listings on promotional items, three free months at Shops @ Funky Finds, and a 10% refund on booklet advertising.

Applications are available here and are subject to a $10 application fee.  Applications are due by February 11th, 2011. UPDATE 3/15/12 : They have a few spots remaining, get your apps in today!

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Jessica, at info@funkyfinds.com.

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Weekend Guide :: 11/18 - 11/20


Holiday House DFW
"Holiday House DFW is an open-house style craft boutique. Many vendors of handmade crafts and baked goods, as well as companies such as Mary Kay and Pampered Chef will be available for personal and gift buying needs."

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

4808 Carolina Trace Trl,
Fort Worh, TX 76244
close to north Tarrant pkwy and North Beach street in Fort Worth


Click for full-size flyer.

Paschal Gift Market
"On Saturday, November 19th, the Paschal Band will be hosting its 8th annual holdiay gift market in the halls of Paschal High School. Each year more than 60 vendors of quality jewelry, crafts, clothing and food items display their merchandise for sale to the public. There is entertainment throughout the day ranging from singers, instrumentalists and even a magician. Come join the fun and get started on your Christmas shopping. The event will go from 9:00 to 4:00. "

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Paschal High School
3001 Forest Park Blvd
Fort Worth, TX.
located off of Berry Street near TCU

Click for full-size flyer.

Hope for the Holidays Holiday Market
"Bring hope to families in need this holiday season by attending this year’s Hope for the Holidays - Holiday Market Fundraising Event at Pettigrew Associates, an incredible Design Showroom in the Dallas Design District! This event will feature local vendors, designers, artists, local business owners, caterers and more as well as a silent auction highlighting one of a kind themed table-top Christmas trees and baskets decorated by top local designers! Also, enjoy wine, scotch and signature cocktail tastings, incredible food from top caterers, hotels and shops in Dallas – ALL while giving hope to thousands of families struggling this holiday season!"

November 18th, 2011 
6:00PM - 10:00PM

Pettigrew Associates (Dallas Design District)
1805 Market Center Blvd.,
Dallas TX 75207

Frisco Womens League Merry Markeplacee

"FWL is pleased to host a two day shopping extravaganza on November 18th and 19th. The 2011 event will be at Frisco Discover Center. It is located at 8004 N. Dallas Parkway - Frisco, TX 75034. Our co-beneciaries will be Frisco Arts and Sci-Tech Center. Our event will include a variety of vendors and exciting new additions including Crafts for the children, Child care during our shopping hours, pictures with Santa and a Ladies Preview Brunch."

November 18th, 2011
10:00AM - 7:00PM
November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Frisco Discover Center
8004 Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034
Off of N.Dallas Parkway inbetween Stonebrook Pkwy and Main St.

Lovers Lane Marketplace
"Each year, Marketplace offers over 65 new and familiar vendors displaying toys, jewelry, unique items for home and holiday decor, and clothing. Favorite booths include: the Silent Auction, homemade baked goods from the Yum Yum Shop, the always-popular tamales from local missions, Marketplace Heavenly Blend coffee."

November 18th, 2011 (Preview)
4:30PM - 10:00PM
November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM
November 20th, 2011
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Lovers Lane United Methodist Church
9200 Inwood Rd
Dallas, TX 75220

Preview admission is by invitation only or $10 per person.

Berkner Bazaar
"The Berkner Bazaar is an annual holiday gift and craft show sponsored by the Berkner PTA. The Bazaar is always scheduled on the weekend prior to Thanksgiving - you can get a head start on your holiday shopping!"

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM
November 20th, 2011 
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Berkner High School
1600 E. Spring Valley Road
Richardson, TX 75081

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market

"DEOM features local vendors who sell handmade, homecrafted, and vintage products. All vendors come from within 150 miles of DFW and feature wares ranging from clothes and accessories to books and records to jam and bread."

Every third Saturday of the month
11:00AM - 5:00PM

2820 Indiana Blvd
Dallas, TX

Holiday Craft Fair (handmade items only)
"Turning Pointe Dance Studio in Flower Mound, TX is hosting a Holiday Craft Fair! Shop wonderful crafts from local artisians, drink warm hot chocolate and enjoy delicious baked goods! Door prizes will be given every half hour. Get an early start on your Christmas shopping!"

November 19th, 2011
5:00PM - 8:00PM

Turning Pointe Dance Studio
2851 Cross Timbers Rd.
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Fall Festival @ the Downtown Arlington Farmers Market
"Fall Festival at the Market will feature the distinctive work of many local craftsmen and women.  Free Admission and one of a kind affordable gifts.  Weather Permitting."

November 19th, 2011 
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Downtown Arlington Farmers Market
215 E Front Street
Arlington, TX 76012

Jingle Bash 2011 (handmade items only)

"Tons of handmade shopping fun!  With additional shopping space this year, you can shop from over 60 handpicked artists from Dallas and beyond!"

November 19th, 2011
1:00PM - 8:00PM

South Side Events Center
1135 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX

Lewisville High School Baseball Booster 17th Annual Craft Show
"Lewisville High School Baseball Booster Club 17th Annual Craft Show benefiting the Farmer Baseball program. We have moved the venue to brand new 9th/10th grade campus - LHS Harmon."

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Lewisville High School - Harmon Campus
(New Venue)
1250 West Round Grove Road
Lewisville, TX 75067

Marketfest
"More than just a Farmer's Market, this marketplace features musicians, artists, crafters, and more!"

Every Saturday through November 19
8:00 AM - 1:00PM

Clear Fork Station
4971 E. I-20 Service Rd.
Willow Park, TX

Boswell Pure Gold Craft Show and Cash for Gold Event
"Come do your holiday shopping early and stay late for great food and door prizes through out the day! Don't forget your unwanted or broken gold - bring it to our event and trade it in for CASH! (who doesn't need a little bit of cash this time of year?)"

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Boswell High School
5805 W. Bailey Boswell Road
Fort Worth, TX 76179

Sachse High School Vendor Fair & Expo
"The Lady Mustang Athletic Booster Club of Sachse High School is sponsoring a Vendor Fair & Expo. All proceeds from booth rentals go to supporting the Lady Mustang Athletic Programs."

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Sachse High School - Cafeteria
3901 Miles Road
Sachse, TX 75048

Holiday Craft Fair (handmade items only)
"Come check it out!  Craft fair full of handmade items, a really great stop for any craft lover."

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

South Hills Baptist Church
7350 Granbury Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76123

Fundraiser for Grayson Hughes
"Come join us on the Square in Frisco, Sunday November 20th, 2011 from 12noon to 5 pm for Fundraising for Grayson Hughes.  Grayson is a 5 y/o boy recently diagnosed with leukemia. Together with Dimples Cupcake Factory and Special Delivery Maternity Concierge, and other local business, we are hosting an all day event at Frisco Square in Frisco.  Come, support local businesses while helping this precious little boy."

November 20th, 2011
12:00PM - 5:00PM

Frisco Square
Coleman St
Frisco, Texas 75034

What shows will YOU be at?
Know of an event we are missing? Email us at dfwcraftshows(at)gmail(dot)com with the subject "Weekend Event" and we will get it added ASAP!

Holiday Gift Fair & Anointed To Praise

"Clothing* Fine Art* Gifts * Jewelry*Desserts* Children’s Items * Home Décor*Mimes* Church Choirs* Gospel Rap* Steppers * Drawing for free prizes **Santa will be on site for pictures**
In the spirit of supporting our local community we will be accepting toys for Toys for Tots."

December 17th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Southwest Center Mall
(formerly Red Bird Mall)
3662 West Camp Wisdom
Dallas, TX 75237

Booths are an 8 X 8 space with (1) 6ft Table and 2 chairs for $50.

Applications are available here and are due by December 11th, 2011.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at joyouscandle@sbcglobal.net

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Banquet, Bikes, Barbeque and Banging Cars

"Banquet, Bikes, Barbeque, & Banging Cars will be held on December 3rd. Come out to see amazing motorcycles and the Hottest cars in town while you chomp on barbeque, watch a great basketball game, and shop to your pockets contentment. Also featuring Local Radio Stations.

December 3rd, 2011
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Bessie Coleman Middle School
1208 E. Pleasant Run Rd.
Cedar Hill, Texas 75104

Banquet tickets are on sale now for $20.00.

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

There is no limitation on booth sizes and fees are as follows:
Cost $30.00 – space with a table and one (1) banquet ticket
Cost $20.00 –space with a table
Cost $15.00 – space without a table
Tables will be set up in the front parking lot unless there is inclement weather.

Applications are available here and are due by November 26th, 2011.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at cynthia.johnson@chisd.net.

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Community FFA Holiday Ho-Down Fun Day

"Come out and support the Community FFA!  We have lots of activities...vendor booths, bake sale, dessert contest, chili cook-off, live music, cow patty game, lawnmower races, horseshoe tournament, raffles, and auction...COME JOIN THE FUN!!"

December 17th, 2011
10:00AM - 7:00PM

721 N. FM 1138
Nevada, TX 75173
(behind Crossroads Convenient Store & across from Community Schools)

Booth fees are as follows:
12 x 12 - $25
12 x 12 (food vendors) - $35

Applications are available here and are due by December 7th, 2011.

For more information, contact their event coordinator, Sonia, at jscowleys@aol.com / 214-682-8970 or Brandy at 972-832-1117.

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Eaglette Holiday Craft & Gift Fair


"Join the Richardson High School Eaglettes for their Holiday Craft & Gift Fair on December 10 & 11. The Fair will be held this year at Dal-Rich Village, SE corner of Coit/Beltline in Richardson.
The Fair features 80 vendors from the metroplex offering shoppers the finest in jewelry, home decor and accessories, clothing, food, health and beauty items, and much more!"

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM
December 11th, 2011
12:00PM - 5:00PM

Dal-Rich Shopping Center
100 S. Coit (SE Corner of Coit/Beltline behind McDonalds)
Richardson, TX 75080

Booth fees are as follows:
8 X 10 - $75
8 X 20 - $160
These fees include electricity on a First Come/First Served Basis.
They already have Scentsy, Thirty One, Grace Adele, Rodan Fields, and Stella and Dot representatives, but would like to have representatives from Tupperware and Discovery Toys.  Jewelry and "Bling" vendors are asked to email before applying, as these categories are nearing capacity.

Applications are available here and are due by November 15th for early bird pricing.  Applications received after November 15th will incur a $20 late fee and must be received by December 5th, 2011.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinators:
Elaine: 214-499-6646 / elainekollaja@gmail.com
Betsy: betsychance@ymail.com
Liz: rhseaglettes@gmail.com

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Fundraiser for Grayson Hughes

"Come join us on the Square in Frisco, Sunday November 20th, 2011 from 12noon to 5 pm for Fundraising for Grayson Hughes.  Grayson is a 5 y/o boy recently diagnosed with leukemia. Together with Dimples Cupcake Factory and Special Delivery Maternity Concierge, and other local business, we are hosting an all day event at Frisco Square in Frisco.  Come, support local businesses while helping this precious little boy."

November 20th, 2011
12:00PM - 5:00PM

Frisco Square
Coleman St
Frisco, Texas 75034

Booths are 10 x 10 spaces and cost a donation of $125. All vendors must provide their own table and chairs. Tents are welcome, however they cannot be more than 10 x 10 in size. This event is outdoors, however in the event of rain, they do have an indoor venue.  Your fee includes event advertising on Facebook, Dallas Morning News, Frisco Free Radio, Frisco Online, and other various forms of media. Applications and payments received after November 8th will not be able to be included on the flyer.

Applications are available here and are due by November 15, 2011.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at amylynn08005@yahoo.com.

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Fall Festival @ the Downtown Arlington Farmers Market

"Fall Festival at the Market will feature the distinctive work of many local craftsmen and women.  Free Admission and one of a kind affordable gifts.  Weather Permitting."

November 19th, 2011
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Downtown Arlington Farmers Market
215 E Front Street
Arlington, TX 76012

Booth fees are as follows:
10 x 10 - $35.00

Applications are available here and are due by November 13th, 2011.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Joe Bruner (owner of the DAFM), at 817-633-2332 / jbacpa@tx.rr.com.

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Aubrey Middle School Arts & Crafts Extravaganza

"Aubrey Middle School 1st Annual Arts & Crafts Extravaganza will be held at Aubrey Middle school. This new annual event will have more than 100 booths and offer a wide variety of items including jewelry, candles, home décor, and many more gift ideas for the holiday shopping season. Proceeds from this event benefit the annual 7th Grade Field Trip to San Antonio. This is an important field trip where the children get to visit places they have learned about in Texas History, such as the State Capital and The Alamo.  This is an indoor event that will be held in the school gym, cafeteria, and hall ways of the school."

December 3rd, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Aubrey Middle School Arts & Crafts Extravaganza
Aubrey Middle School
815 W. Sherman
Aubrey, TX 76227

Booth fees are as follows:
10 X 10 - $40
5 X 10 - $20
A limited amount of tables are available for pre-order at $10 each.  Electricity is also limited and must be reserved for an additional $10.

Applications are available here and are due by November 25th, 2011.

For more information, contact their event coordinator, Delore, at delorejones@yahoo.com.

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MacArthur Orchestra Arts and Crafts Show

"The MacArthur Orchestra Boosters is sponsoring a craft show for the MacArthur High School Orchestra in Irving, TX. We are looking for vendors who would like to be a part of this show. Please go to the event website and read all pages before filling out the application. We would love to hear from you."

March 31st, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

MacArthur High School
3700 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX

Booth fees are as follows:
8 x 10 - $50
10 x 10 - $60
Chairs are provided. Tables may be rented. Electricity is limited for an extra fee.

Applications are available here and are due by March 16th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Denise at 682-503-6003 / neesee01@yahoo.com.

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Weekend Guide :: 11/11 - 11/13

This is a big weekend for getting a head start on your holiday shopping. There are events happening all over the metroplex that are aimed at giving you a wonderful shopping experience that not only benefits your local artisans but your local community as well!


Neath the Wreath Holiday & Gift Market
"The Junior League of Collin County is celebrating its 16th annual 'Neath The Wreath Holiday Gift Market! The event has continued to build on its success each year, with over 100 merchants participating and more than 150 booths in 2009. Reviews of the market from merchants, Junior League members and attendees revealed that the 2010 'Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market continued to get high marks and was a great success. Our 2010 Gift Market attendance was over 10,000 shoppers. We hope you will make plans to join us for our 2011 'Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market! 'Neath the Wreath was created to be a major source of fundraising for the Junior League of Collin County various community projects."

November 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 6:00PM
November 11th, 2011
9:00AM - 6:00PM
November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 6:00PM
November 13th, 2011
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Plano Centre
2000 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, Texas 75074

click for a full-size flyer.

Admission is $8 in advanced at any Collin County Tom Thumb.
Tickets are $10 at the door.  Children under 12 are free.

Holiday Shopping Bazaar
"We would LOVE to help you get all your Christmas Shopping done by beating any of the crowds at the Retail Stores!!  We will have Santa there for the children as well as other FUN things for kids & plenty of goodies for the adults. We will also have multiple raffles!!  Please mark your calendars & join us for FUN!!"

November 11th, 2011
9:00AM - 2:00PM

Chisholm Ridge Elementary
8301 Running River Lane
Fort Worth, TX

Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience
"The Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience is a 2-day family AND pet-friendly handmade extravaganza! This is the perfect place to purchase unique one-of-a-kind holiday gifts that you won't find at any big box store! Over 100 talented artists, crafters & designers will be selling
hand-crafted items in a variety of categories. This event will feature swag bags for the first 75 attendees each day to purchase a minimum of five $1.00 raffle tickets. Raffle features items donated by each participating artisan and all raffle proceeds benefit the Humane Society of North Texas & Toys for Tots. "

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM
November 13th, 2011
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Will Rogers Memorial Center
Small Exhibits Building (Poultry Barn)
3409 Burnett Tandy Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Snowflake Holiday Bazaar
"Shop for seasonal items, floral designs, gourmet specialties, jewelry, toys, candles, monogramming, ornaments, stationery, home & fashion accessories, ladies & children’s wear, designed pillows, hand crafted musical instruments, handbags, home fragrances and more!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November 13th, 2011
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Plano West Senior High
5601 W. Parker Road,
Plano, Texas 75093
(Between Preston and Dallas North Tollway)

Summit Band CraftFest
"Come help us help you move your crafts and home-made items! Lots of people and lots of volunteers help make this event a great success year after year. Space is limited, so reserve your booth now!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Summit High School
1071 West Turner Warnell Road
Arlington, TX 76001
(I-20 to Cooper South to West Turner Warnell)

Argyle Holiday Shopping Extravaganza
"Come and join us for an amazing community event that will bring the Holiday Spirit to Argyle!
There will be amazing vendors and shops with specialized items....trendy clothing for all ages, home and holiday decor, handbags, jewelry, Argyle gifts, spirit wear, yummy food and so much more!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Argyle High School
191 Hwy 377S
Argyle, Texas 76226

Bobcat Bazaar & Marketplace
"Sell! Sell! Sell! Promote your products at Celina’s Bobcat Bazaar & Marketplace. Area school fans will be looking for products to show their team spirit in Bobcat orange & white, Gunter blue, Prosper green & Pilot Point orange & black. A concession stand will serve food & drinks. Door prizes, blue light specials all day. Kids activities planned. Admission is free! Proceeds benefit the outstanding band programs at Celina Middle & High Schools."

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

"Old"" Celina Jr High gym
706 E. Pecan Street
Celina, TX 75009
Near NW corner of intersection of Preston/Highway 289 & Pecan Street

Boswell Senior Celebration Craft Fair
"The Boswell Senior Celebration is looking for Vendors! Proceeds will go to help our "Senior Celebration," which is an event sponsored by parents for students that are graduating in 2012. This provides an alternative to celebrating this achievement with food, friends and fun."

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wayside Middle School
1300 Old Decatur Road
Fort Worth, TX 76179

Colt's Fall Festival & Craft Fair
"Join in on all the fun activities for both kids and adults! Silent Auction - You don't want to miss this! There will also be Karaoke, Bounce Houses, Face & Hair Painting, Pumpkin Decorating Contest (bring your own pumpkin), Hay Rides, 49 Vendors, Games, Games & More Games!"

November 12th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School
1701 FM 1187
Mansfield, Tx 76063

Country Christmas Market Place
"Come out and shop local vendors at the First Annual Country Christmas Market Place in Tolar at the J.D. Neely Community Center."

November 12th 2011
10:00AM - 6:00PM

J.D. Neely Community Center
120 Tolar Cemetery Road,
Tolar, Texas 76476

Craft Connection
"This is a fundraiser for our homeschool Co-op."

November 12th, 2011
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Lakeside Baptist Academy
3410 Hwy 144 (Glen Rose Hwy)
Granbury, Texas 76048
corner of Hwy 144 and Contrary Creek

Fall Festival Arts N Craft Bazaar
"Fall Bazaar at First Methodist Church-Rowlett. Open to artisans and crafers, consultants and businesses desiring to exhibit and sell their products. 34 spaces available. Most booth spaces 8 x 10ft. Email peanutpatti1@verizon.net for Registration Information. One Day Show."

November 12th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

First United Methodist Church
4405 Main Street Rowlett between Rowlett Rd and Kirby Rd
Two blocks south of State Hwy 66.
Rowlett, Texas

First Annual Craft Fair
"Local crafters, artists, designers and at-home business people bringing a wide variety of handmade, hard-to-find and unique items to this first annual craft fair. Free to the public."

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Cowboy Church of Collin County
2800 FM 3364
Princeton TX 75407

Gigi's Second Saturday Trade Days
"During these special Market Days, you can get to know your favorite local vendors while you shop. Ask them what inspires them. Ask them how they got started in the industry. Plus find out which charities they support.  Need more? Okay. Each vendor will raffle a gift! So you can come out and chat, shop and possibly WIN. Can't ask for a better Saturday than that! Grab your best friend and come on out to Gigi's Place."

Every second Saturday through December
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Gigi's Place,
1301 Justin Road, Suite 212
Lewisville, Texas 75077
Located just west of I-35 on Hwy 407 at the Community Care Pharmacy

Marketfest
"More than just a Farmer's Market, this marketplace features musicians, artists, crafters, and more!"

Every Saturday through November 19
8:00 AM - 1:00PM

Clear Fork Station
4971 E. I-20 Service Rd.
Willow Park, TX

Shopping Night Out
"Only 6 weeks til Christmas, the perfect time to shop!  Shop from 12 vendors with a wide variety of items."

November 12th, 2011
5:00PM - 9:00PM

Baymont Inn
301 Capitol Street
Grapevine, TX 76051
(by Grandy's & McDonald's, Main Street & Highway 114)

SRD Holiday Gift Market & Silent Auction
"An indoor show featuring Vendors/Exhibitors with a wide range of exceptional gift ideas, holiday decor, clothing, jewelry and MORE. Also, a silent auction - be there when the doors open!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Rowlett High School
4700 Kirby Road,
Rowlett, TX 75089

St. Ann MYC Christmas Bazaar
"An excellent shopping event to find those one-of-a-kind, unique gifts for teachers, friends and anyone special in your life. A great way to get a head start on your Christmas shopping. We will have vendors selling jewelry, Scentsy, wooden designs, home decor, crafts, artwork, cookbooks, religious items and much, much more!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 2:00PM

St. Ann Cenacle
(under the clock tower)
180 Samuel Blvd
Coppell, TX

White Rock Local "Everything" Market
"White Rock Local Market is a non-profit, independent farmers market, a public space offering a venue for local farmers, ranchers, and artisans to bring what they grow or make and sell directly to our East Dallas neighborhood. Our mission is to strengthen our community by creating a meeting place for residents to buy fresh, local and healthy foods, and quality arts and crafts."

Every 2nd Saturday
8:00AM - 1:00PM

702 N. Buckner Blvd
Dallas, Tx. 75218

First Presbyterian Church of Grand Prairie 22nd Arts & Crafts Fair
"Come join us for our annual fun-filled day of craft items, silent auctions, raffles, and more!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 3:30AM

First Presbyterian Church of Grand Prairie
310 Southwest 3rd Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

"It's In the Bag" 2011 Holiday Bazaar
"This event is open to the entire community and benefits the Children's Ministries at Stonebridge UMC."

November 12th, 2011
8:30AM - 3:30PM

Stonebridge United Methodist Church
1800 S. Stonebridge Dr.
McKinney, TX 75070

Waxahachie High School Pre-Christmas Craft Fair
"Get a head start on your holiday shopping at our Pre-Christmas Craft Fair!  All proceeds will benefit the high school's Student in Need Fund."

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Waxahachie High School
1000 North Highway 77
Waxahachie, TX

Coppell Holiday House
"Holiday House offers a wide variety of holiday products including food, decor, gifts, clothes and children’s crafts. Furthermore, artisans have already purchased booths to sell one-of-a-kind products such as pottery and handmade jewelry.  This event is a perfect opportunity to get ahead in your holiday shopping, support Project Graduation, foster the holiday spirit and have a good time!"

November 13th, 2011
10:00AM - 4:30PM

Coppell High School
185 West Parkway Boulevard
Coppell, TX 75019

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Lakewood Home Festival and Market
"The fun-filled weekend starts Friday with an evening candlelight tour and Auction Party fundraiser. Saturday and Sunday the doors open to our holiday market, café and six spectacular estates each with a unique design style for you to tour.  Festival proceeds go to support local DISD schools. Home Tour, Market & Café tickets go on sale October 1st."

November 12th, 2011
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lakewood Elementary School
Dallas, TX

Market tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the day of the show.

Chick's Holiday Gift Market
"Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping with lots of quality gift items from over 30 wonderful local vendors!"

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 1:00PM

Covenant Christian Academy
901 Cheek Sparger Road
Colleyville, TX

Holiday Shopping Extravaganza
"Vendors have been gathered for your Holiday shopping convenience!"

November 12th, 2011
12:00PM - 5:00PM

Hampton Inn
2904 Michelle Drive
Sherman, TX

Keller Pointe Celebration of Crafts
"Join us at The Keller Pointe as we offer our second annual Celebration of Crafts! It's the perfect opportunity to do some early holiday shopping and avoid the crowds at the mall. Donated non-perishable canned items will be donated to The Community Storehouse."

November 12th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

The Keller Pointe
405 Rufe Snow Drive, 
Keller, TX

What shows will YOU be at?
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Burleson Elk Strutter's Craft and Health Fair

"The BHS Elk Strutters Booster Club is hosting their annual Craft and Health Fair.  In addition to wonderful crafts and gifts to buy, there will be performances by local talent, health vendors, and pictures with Santa!"

December 10th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Burleson High School
100 Elk Drive
Burleson, TX. 76028

Booths are 9 X 10 and cost $60.  Electricity is available for an additional $10.

Applications are available here and are due by November 12th, 2011.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Sandra, at bhs_elk_strutters@yahoo.com.

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Berkner Bazaar

"The Berkner Bazaar is an annual holiday gift and craft show sponsored by the Berkner PTA. The Bazaar is always scheduled on the weekend prior to Thanksgiving - you can get a head start on your holiday shopping!"

November 19th, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM
November 20th, 2011
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Berkner High School
1600 E. Spring Valley Road
Richardson, TX 75081

Booths are approximately 96 square feet, usually 8 x 12, for $100. Vendors are required to furnish their own display equipment, including tables, chairs, extension cords, etc. A request for electricity must be made on the application form, but electricity will not be available to all booth locations.  They are no longer accepting jewelry vendors.

Applications are available here and the deadline has been extended to November 11th, 2011.

For more information, visit their website here or contact their event coordinator at BerknerBazaar@gmail.com.

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