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Heart of Texas Arts & Crafts Show - Addison - September 2012

"Now including Arts & Crafts, Antiques & Collectibles, Home Décor and quality Gifts! Inside with air-conditioning. A portion of the ticket sales to benefit Project Linus (www.PLDallas.org). They will be onsite to share more information about their mission and services. Enter for a chance to win a quilt from Threads of Time."

September 7th, 2012
2:00PM - 8:00PM
September 8th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM
September 9th, 2012
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Addison Conference & Theatre Centre
15650 Addison Rd.
Addison, TX 75001

Admission: $4 per person, Kids 12 and under: FREE.

They are accepting Handmade Items Only for this event.

Booth fees are as follows:
8x10 - $275.00
10x10 - $320.00
10x15 - $450.00
10x20 - $580.00

Applications are available here and will be accepted until the show is full.  Applications received after August 23rd, 2012 will be subject to a $25 fee.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator vendorinfo@shoppingseasons.com.

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Shop to Adopt

"Shop to Adopt is a fundraiser for a local family. They are in the process of adopting and out community is having a craft/vendor show to support them. We are looking for handmade businesses and vendors (pampered chef, arbonne, avon etc.).  Tables are $15 each or 2 for $25. Proceeds from the night go to the Lindley Family Adoption Fund."

May 10th, 2012
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Central Baptist Church
210 Sanders Street
Bowie, Texas 76230

Booths are a 6 foot table for $15 or (2) tables for $25.  These fees include chairs, a free meal, and refreshments.  There is electricity available to a select number of booths.

To sign up for this event, please email their event coordinator, Jennifer, at jenniferjayne13@gmail.com by April 27th.  For more information, please call Jennifer at 940-366-2697.

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Craftapalooza

"A one day shopping extravaganza featuring arts & crafts, retail merchant boutiques, Indie artisans & designers, bling & glam, trendy clothing & jewels, home décor & gifts; including the JUNKoRAMA sale ~ repurposed & refunked items, antique & vintage, unique treasures & more."

July 21st, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Abilene Civic Center
1100 N. 6th St.
Abilene, TX 79601

Booths fees are as follows:
10 x 10 - $70
10 x 20 - $95

Applications are available here and are due by July 10th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at montagefestivalsllc@cox.net / 405-596-1687.

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Trinity Spring Festival and Craft Fair

"Trinity United Methodist Church will be hosting a Spring Festival!  There will be crafts, food, activities for kids, and fun for all!  All proceeds will benefit the children's programs at Trinity."

April 21st, 2012
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Trinity United Methodist Church
633 Hobson Lane
Denton, TX 76205

Booths are approximately 6 foot tables/booth sizes (round tables available) and cost $30.  This fee includes one chair and table. Electricity is available for $5 extra.

Applications are available here and are due by April 12th, 2012.

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

Submitted by:paulandvinny@gmail.com

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Weekend Guide :: 3/30 - 4/1



Mi Escuelita Preschool Spring Market

"It's Spring Time again and we are excited about our second Annual Spring Market to be held at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church. Over 100 new and returning vendors will offer a wide variety of items for sale including high quality, one of a kind gifts, crafts, home decor, kids toys and clothing, baked goods and much more. Proceeds will benefit Mi Escuelita Preschool (501(c). "

March 30th, 2012
8:00AM - 3:00PM

Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
9800 Preston Road
Dallas, TX
(at the corner of Walnut Hill and Preston Road)

This is a Handmade Items Only event.

     
click for event flyer!


2nd Spring Marketplace
"Spring is in the air! Join us for a day of shopping, with over 40 vendors under one roof offering a little of everything you are sure to find something to brighten your day. Maybe you can even find that perfect Easter, Mother's Day, baby shower, or wedding shower gift that you have been looking for. Stop by and check out all the door prizes, free samples, and more! Don't miss out on our Charitable Raffles and silent auction.  Admission is FREE. Parking is FREE. Events are family friendly."

March 31st, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hilton Garden Inn
Fort Worth Alliance Airport
2600 Westport Prky
Fort Worth, TX 76177


Arlington Courts Spring Market
"FUN filled day of shopping Handmade and VIntage. Enjoy the live music, food and fabulous shopping at Arlington's newest indoor/outdoor volleyball facility. Saturday March 31, 2012 from 10 am - 6 pm. There will be 30+ local artisans which will be the perfect place to start getting all of those Mother's Day and Graduation gifts. Bring your friends and enjoy a FABULOUS day!!"

March 31st, 2012
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Arlington Courts Volleyball
3120 E. Pioneer Parkway,
Arlington, TX 76010
817.417.5468
Just East of 360, between 161 and 360
Brand new beautiful free standing building. Plenty of parking


Faith School Craft Show
"Faith School fundraiser, INDOOR/OUTDOOR Craft Show, with a 5K run being held at the same time."

March 31st, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

3000 NW Loop,
Stephenville, TX 76401
Corner of NW Loop and Frey


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


Made by Hands Craft Fair
"An event for everyone! Shop for handmade crafts, food, retail items, direct sales and services. There is a variety of items from jewelry, clothes, home decor, purses, pottery, sheets, bows, foods, and much more!  Blood Drive hosted by Texoma Blood Center.""

March 31st, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Leonard High School Cafeteria
#1 Tiger Alley
Leonard, TX 75452


Prairie Fest x3
"Prairie Fest is a free outdoor festival featuring wildflower tours, children's activities, music, food and drink. It takes place at Tandy Hills Natural area in sigh of Fort Worth's downtown skyline. In its 7th year, instead of a single one-day even the festival will place on three Saturdays in the spring of 2012."

March 31st, April 28th and May 26th, 2012
4:00PM to Dusk

Tandy Hills Natural Area
3400 View Street
Fort Worth, TX 76103
Parking on View St., Ben Street or Meadowbrook Drive 


Red Oak Easter Arts and Crafts Festival
"Arts & Crafts, Vendors, Games, Coloring Contest, and more!"

March 31st, 2012
12:00PM - 6:00PM

119 South Main
Red Oak, Texas


Women's Opportunity Fair DFW
"Open to the public for free. Businesses in the DFW area will offer business opportunities to women, such as Mary Kay, Avon, Send Out Card, etc. Our mission is to 'Creating Opportunities For The Every Day Woman.'"

March 31st, 2012
10:00AM - 3:00PM

This Side Up Family Fun Center
1100 Capital Ave
Plano, Texas

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!

2Y - Birthday Bash Giveaway # 6

The Birthday Bash continues... I know some of you are getting sleepy and you are thinking about going home, but I've made some coffee and we will get through all this amazing free stuff together.


Giveaway #6 is sponsored by the wonderful Electric Quilt!  As you may remember from last year's Birthday Bash, Electric Quilt is one of my very favorite suppliers.  They are dedicated to creating top notch products and they have amazing product specialists who are dedicated to helping you find the perfect tools for whatever you are creating.  They even have a blog to showcase all YOUR creations!



Quiltmaker Volume 3 has over 700 of the most popular quilting designs and variations from past issues of Quiltmaker.  Get creative, combine and repeat several designs for a truly unique quilt!  Helpful design instructions on positioning motifs are included.  Here are just a few examples of the fun designs included:


How to enter: Simply leave a comment on the site (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us about a sewing or quilting project you recently completed or received as a gift!  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting 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 Friday, March 30th, 2012.  Winners will be announced no later than the evening of Saturday, March 31st, 2012.  Entries open to the US only.

Congrats, Linda Kwolek!  You have WON your very own Quiltmaker Volume 3 software, a $24.95 value!  This easy-to-use CD full of holiday designs and more allows you to browse the design collection, find the design you want, and specify any size, then print! Easily custom-size these designs to precisely fit borders, blocks, and sashes for every quilt you make.  There are even quilting videos on Electric Quilt to walk you through tracing, pouncing and other quilt marking methods.


Check out Electric Quilt's website to see the many software packages, quilting supplies, patterns and designs they have to offer!

Check out the Birthday Bash Directory for more great Giveaways!

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

2Y - Birthday Bash Giveaway # 5


Today's daily giveaway is sponsored by artist Deanna Molinaro.  As an artist, scupltor, and writer, Deanna's imagination takes on many forms of expression but her vision is one and the same: a whimsical world where the creepy and cute are vigorously intertwined.  Through her paintings and sculptures, we are introduced to elaborate characters and unusual circumstance, all effortlessly burrowing their way into our hearts.  Deanna also writes (and illustrates) Not-For-Children's Books, sweetly illustrated tales of unfortunate endings and consequence that whisk us away deep into a fantasy world of unlimited possibilities.  Visit Deanna's online store to shop your imagination!



How to enter: Simply leave a comment on the site (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us how you bring your imagination to life!  From sewing to sculpting and everywhere in between, the possibilities are endless... For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting 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 Wednesday, March 29th, 2012.  Winners will be announced no later than the evening of Friday, March 30th, 2012.  Entries open to the US only.

Congrats to kluckingbear, you have WON this amazing framed print from Deanna Molinaro titled "Awkard," a $40 value.  This piece perfectly illustrates that awkward moment when the last cupcake might involve a fight with a monster... Don't do it, kid.  The signed print is 8X10 (actual image 6 X 8.5) and is printed on Moab Velvet Fine Art Paper.  The paper is slightly textured like the watercolor paper used for the original painting.

Looking for your own monster to share a cupcake with (or fight to the death)?  Deanna's online store is the perfect place to find that painting, sculpture, or book that speaks to you!

Check out the Birthday Bash Directory for more great Giveaways!

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

Waxahachie High Pre Christmas Craft Show

"Craft show is held to raise money for our Sunshine/ Student in Need Fund. Craft show has everything imaginable for shopping. We have all types of handmade crafts. "

November 17th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Waxahachie High School
1000 N. Hwy 77
Waxahachie, Tx. 75165

Booths are at least 10' across by 8' and cost $60.  Electricity is available for an additional $10.  They will have high school clubs assisting the crafters with moving in and out.

Applications are available here and are due by October 14th, 2012.

For more information, check out their Vendor Letter or contact their event coordinator at kimkrie@aol.com / kkriegel@wisd.org / 972-617-5928.

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

Spring Eggstravaganza at the Hurst Conference Center

"A wonderful two day event is planned in the beautiful Hurst Conference Center with approximately 26,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space! This beautiful upscale facility is located just off Hwy 183/121 using the Precinct Line Road exit. Our event will not only feature artists, crafters and vendors, but also activities for kids and a Breakfast with the Bunny!!

The event is FREE to attend and there's FREE PARKING as well! There is a fee for Breakfast with the Bunny. This centrally located venue attracts attendees from Fort Worth, Hurst, Euless, Bedford, Keller, Colleyville and Southlake."

April 6th, 2012
12:00PM - 6:00PM
April 7th, 2012
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive
Hurst, Texas 76054
located just off Hwy 183/121 using the Precinct Line Road exit.

Booth fees are as follows:
Inside Exhibit Hall
Artists & Crafters (10’ x 5’) $100
Artists & Crafters (10’ x 10’) $150
Commercial & Service Vendors (10’ x 5’) $200
Commercial & Service Vendors (10’ x 10’) $250
Food Concession $300
NonProfit Organization (No food) (10’ x 5’) $50

Gallery/Mezzanine
Artists & Crafters (10’ x 5’) $175
Artists & Crafters (10’ x 10’) $125
Commercial & Service Vendors (10’ x 5’) $175
Commercial & Service Vendors (10’ x 10’) $225
Food Concession $275
NonProfit Organization (No food) (10’ x 5’) $25

This fee includes table and two chairs. Electricity is available for an additional fee. There will also be a Vendor Hospitality area.

Applications are available here and are due by April 1st, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator info@springeggstravaganza.com.

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

2Y - Birthday Bash Giveaway # 4

Four days of giveaways and still going strong!


Today's daily giveaway is sponsored by Emily Curtin of MushTushy. Emily takes the timeless icon and closest confidant from our childhoods, the Sock Monkey, and brings a very modern day, personal touch.  MushTushy offers Sock Monkeys in all different colors, patterns and logo designs, including custom orders.  Whether you need a baby shower gift, a birthday present, or just because, these monkeys are perfect for all ages and the styles are as endless as your own imagination!  Visit Emily's Etsy store to learn more about ordering your very own!


How to enter: Simply leave a comment on the site (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us about your favorite childhood stuffed animal.  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting 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 Wednesday, March 28, 2012.  Winners will be announced no later than the evening of Thursday, March 29, 2012.  Entries open to the US only.

Congrats to Jessica Sursa!  You have WON this Handmade Sock Monkey by MushTushy, a $20 value!  This hand sewn Sock Monkey is made from real socks and is filled with the softest stuffing.  Stay tuned to MushTushy's Facebook Page for sales, specials, and to see the many custom orders that Emily creates including Super Hero Sock Monkeys, Sports Sock Monkeys, and more!

Check out the Birthday Bash Directory for more great Giveaways!

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

Tomarrow For Emma

"Emma Lock is a precious 3 year old battling leukemia. Bring the whole family for a fun day supporting this sweet girl and other families battling leukemia. There will be a craft fair, bounce houses, games, food, raffle, concert and so much more! "

April 28th, 2012
12:00PM - 6:00PM

The Avenue
210 YMCA Dr.
Waxahachie, TX 76165

Booth sizes are flexible and FREE.  They only ask that vendors donate a portion of their profit to the leukemia fundraiser.  If requested, electricity is included.

Applications are available here and are due by April 23rd, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator Angela at tomarrow.for.emma@gmail.com / 903-926-3996.

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

2Y - Birthday Bash Giveaway # 3

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend as we hit another day and another Giveaway...


Today's daily giveaway is sponsored by Rhonda, The Centerpiece Lady. Rhonda specializes in unique centerpieces and special occasion gifts from wreaths to floral arrangements. The Centerpiece Lady provides a FUNctional centerpiece that is cute, celebratory, and cleverly useful to the honoree or recipient.


How to enter: Simply leave a comment on the site (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us about your favorite Easter Tradition.  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting 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 Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Winners will be announced no later than the evening of Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Entries open to the US only.

Congrats to The Hoppers ("My Life"), you have WON this Easter Wreath, handmade by The Centerpiece Lady, a $40 value.  This festive Easter Wreath, featuring the adorable Easter Bunny, is the perfect way to brighten up a space.  

Check out Rhonda's other wreaths and home decor in her online shop.

Check out the Birthday Bash Directory for more great Giveaways!

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

2Y - Birthday Bash Giveaway # 2

The celebration of DFW Craft Show's TWO year Birthday continues...


Today's daily giveaway is sponsored by Brandi of My Favorite Flower. Brandi paints the world in technicolor, focusing on the beauty of the nature right under our noses. Brandi's work reminds me that there is a world beyond the daily grind. Her Etsy Store is packed with bright vivid colors, textures, and exquisite attention to detail acting together as a call to attention for all we might be missing around us.



How to enter: Simply leave a comment on the site (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us one thing that you do to refresh and renew, whether for peace of mind or inspiration. For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting 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, March 26, 2012. Winners will be announced no later than the evening of Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Entries open to the US only.

Congrats to Lelia, she has WON this "Cherry Blossoms" Art Print and 5 Card Set from My Favorite Flower, a $32 value. This signed 5 x 7 art print is on 90# acid free watercolor paper with a 1/2 inch white border for easy matting & framing. The Card Set is printed on 90# watercolor paper, hand cut, scored, and folded by Brandi. The folded size is 3.25″x4.75″. The cards are blank inside, packaged with the envelopes & sealed with the My Favorite Flower shop label.

Check out Brandi's website and her online shop to see all of her talented work.


Check out the Birthday Bash Directory for more great Giveaways!

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

Spring Craft Fair & Gift Show (Azle Christian Church)

"This shopping market is sponsored by Azle Christian Church Relay for LIfe teams. The vendor/booth fees of $25 benefit the Relay teams directly. Shop just in time for Easter and Mother's Day. The market will be open from 10am-2pm, April 7. Please contact Ludonna Tipton, tifner@aol.com or 817-832-0754 for a vendor form and booth information. Handmade and direct sales welcome. This is a small show with approx. 24 booths. "

April 7th, 2012
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Azle Christian Church
117 Church St.
Azle, TX 76020

Booths are approximately 8 X 8 and cost $25 per space.  This fee includes one 6 or 8 ft table and 2 chairs.  Electricity available upon request, as space permits.

Applications are available here and are due by April 1st, 2012.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at tifner@aol.com

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

2Y - Birthday Bash Giveaway # 1

I am so excited to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of DFW Craft Shows, but I'm also flabbergasted to think that it has only been two years since we began this journey together.  Since then, the site has gone through a few changes, but one thing remains the same:  DFWCraftShows will forever be free.  

And on that note, I'd like to take the time to thank everyone who has given their support through donations, ad space, listing upgrades, and even taking a few minutes out of their busy schedule to submit and share show information.  Your help, to share shows with us and to share the site with your friends, is what is keeping us going strong.  Many of you know how rough things have been on the other side of this computer screen and I thank you all for your support and encouragement.  Thank you  for always giving me a place to turn, a place to be amongst friends.  

Without further ado...


It seems only fair that the first giveaway come from the woman who made you sit through all that sap, so here it is.  Yours truly, owner and operator of DFW Craft Shows, is giving away a $50 Gift Card to Hobby Lobby.


How to enter: Simply leave a comment on the site (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us what you would use the gift card for. For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment again below letting 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 Sunday, March 25th. Winners will be announced no later than the evening of Monday, March 26th, 2011. US Entries only.

Congrats to keshakeke, you have won the $50 Gift Card to Hobby Lobby!

Check out the Birthday Bash Directory for more great Giveaways!

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

DFWCS Turns TWO - Let the Party Begin!

I am so excited to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of DFW Craft Shows, but I'm also flabbergasted to think that it has only been two years since we began this journey together.  Since then, the site has gone through a few changes, but one thing remains the same:  DFWCraftShows will forever be a free source of Arts & Crafts event information for North Texas!

And on that note, I'd like to take the time to thank everyone who has given their support through donations, ad space, listing upgrades, and even taking a few minutes out of their busy schedule to submit and share show information.  Your help, to share shows with us and to share the site with your friends, is what is keeping us going strong.  But today, my friends, we party...



Every day I will be adding a new Giveaway to our Birthday Bash!  Each giveaway will last three days and will have it's own post and entry instructions.  Click on a Giveaway below for more information and enter to win!  Let the party begin!




(Please no giveaway entries on this page, it is just our giveaway directory!)

Are you checking this out and just itching to get involved in our Birthday Bash Giveaways? That's what I like to hear! Email me at dfwcraftshows@gmail.com.

Women's Impact - Health Beauty & Beyond

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

"This exciting show will be more than just a sales event for cosmetics and jewelry. The focus will be to enlighten, educate and illuminate women of all ages in the areas that concern them most: health, beauty, fitness and mind-body balance. A diverse mix of vendors and practitioners will be present to allow you to explore traditional and alternative medicine, health products, skin care, laser treatments, permanent makeup, yoga, pilates, zumba, self-help, spiritual and disciplines. These professionals will be here to answer your questions and assist you in making decisions about your own health and well-being.  We will also have a Marketplace in the adjoining ballroom to meet all of your shopping needs."


May 20th, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM


Marriott Ft Worth
3300 Championship Parkway
Ft Worth, Tx
Across from the Texas Motor Speeday


click for event flyer


Booth fees are as follows:
Single Booth (8 x 6)- $200.00
Double Booth (12 x 6) - $350.00


Booth includes on 6ft covered table, 2 chairs, and lunch.  Electricity is available for an additional $25.


Applications are available here and are due by April 20th, 2012.


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


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

Weekend Guide :: 3/23 - 3/25


Art on the Greene
"A free 3 day Arts Festival located between The Ballpark in Arlington and Cowboys Stadium. Richard Greene Linear Park is the venue that will play host to the inaugural event on March 23-25, 2012.  Art On The Greene will feature the finest artists and prominent local live entertainment. Richard Greene Linear Park is also the home of the Caelum Moor Sculptures by Artist Norm Hines."

March 23rd, 2012
3:00PM - 11:00PM
March 24th, 2012
11:00AM - 11:00PM
March 25th, 2012
11:00AM - 5:00PM

Admission is Free.
Parking is Free in LOT J.

Spring Fling Gift Market
"Shopping Event featuring local Vendors showcasing home decor, clothing, children and baby boutiques, jewelry and fashion. Boutique fashions, custom designs, quality craftsmanship all under one roof. Spring Fling gift market is sponsored by the Girls of Grace circle of the Kings Daughters and Sons, all admission proceeds will go to local charities. "

March 24th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Cleburne Conference Center
1501 West Henderson
Cleburne Texas 76033
(817) 556-8860

The Swoon - Creative Wedding Event
"Are you obsessed with Pinterest? Do you spend endless hours on the wedding blogs? Well give your mouse a rest and head on over the The Swoon Event because it’s unlike any other wedding event to hit Dallas/Fort Worth. This curated market brings you the coolest local wedding creatives in a fun setting, in which guests can shop, eat, sip and dance the night away.  The Swoon is also an opportunity for a few amazing small businesses to present their work to couples and industry experts who would normally have to sift through thousands of sellers on Etsy to find them."

March 24th, 2012
4:00PM - 9:00PM

South Side on Lamar
1409 S. Lamar Street
Dallas, TX
between Belleview Street & Arnold Street on Lamar Street

Tickets are available online through March 23rd for $8.
Tickets are $10 at the door.
Now through March 11th, grooms get in free when you purchase your tickets here.

Tino's Spring Gift Market
"Join us for a Spring Gift Market at Tino's Mexican Restaurant at Collin Creek Mall!  Shop for local hand made gifts and stay for a delicious lunch!  Visiting the gift market is free of charge. Discount coupons for Tino’s will be available when you make a purchase from one of the participating vendors.

Vendor tables include jewelry, crosses, mosaics, matted art prints, handmade greeting cards, diaper cakes, floral accessories, and more! The mall is also having a spring family fest the same day, so it is the perfect time to bring the family and enjoy shopping and dining!"

March 24th, 2012 
11:00AM - 3:30PM

Tino's Mexican Restaurant
Collin Creek Mall
811 North Central Expressway
Plano, TX 75075
Exterior entrance for Tino's faces the cross streets of Alma and Plano Parkway.

Chalk This Way! Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival
"This day-long event features professional chalk artists, amateur chalk art contest, scholarship contest, a children’s gallery, Art Vendors, Food & Drink Vendors, and Musical Entertainment. "

March 24th, 2012
10:00AM - 6:00PM (approx)

Five Star Complex
The Colony, TX

Craft Fair at LMNOP Children's Academy
"We will be having a craft fair, tell your friends and come check it out!"

March 24th, 2012
10:00AM - 2:00PM

LMNOP Children's Academy
2808 Trinity Square Dr.
Carrollton, Texas 75006

MECPTA Spring Gift Fair
"Join us for the Mansfield Early Childhood PTA Spring Gift Market!! Enjoy shopping for crafts and merchandise from many creative and talented vendors, bring the kids for pictures with the Easter Bunny, and stay to watch some of Mansfield's local talent performances!!!"

March 24th, 2011
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Mansfield High School
3001 East Broad Street
Mansfield, TX 76063

Nominal entry fee may apply.

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Savannah Elementary Spring Fling

"Savannah Elementary is having a Vendor/Craft Fair in conjunction with their Spring Fling.  This is a fundraising event, and there will also be a car show, silent auction, concessions, scavenger hunt, games and attractions for all ages, and live music."

April 28th, 2012
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Savannah Elementary School
1101 Cotton Exchange Dr
Savannah, TX 76227

Booths are 10 x 10 for $25.  This fee includes 2 chairs (if needed) and limited electrical outlets on request.

Applications are available here and are due by April 20th, 2012.

For more information, contact their event coordinator at springfling@savannahpta.org / 972 347 9499.

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Denton Community Market

"The Denton Community Market is local art and produce market located @ Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown Denton, Texas. We are a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! We encourage you to come to any of our market days."

May 5th, 2012 (and every Saturday through October 27th)
9:00AM - Sellout

The Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry St.
Denton, Texas.
Located on the grassy lawn of the historic Bayless-Selby House Museum.  
Intersection of Carroll Blvd and Mulberry.

They are accepting Handmade Items Only.

Booths are 10 x 10 and available for $10 per space per market day, maximum 2 spaces.
Vendors must complete a vendor application and submit a one time seasonal membership fee of $30. Electricity is available free-of-charge with limited availability on a first come first serve basis.

Applications are available here and will be accepted throughout the 2012 season.  Discounts are available before April 1st, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator  at marketcoordinator@dentonmarket.org / info@dentonmarket.org.

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Childrens Ministry Craft Fair & Fund Raiser

"The Childrens Ministry is doing a craft fair as a fund raiser to help pay for children to be able to go to summer camp to learn about Christ. To help those parents that could not do so do to finances in the home. All proseads from the craft fair will be going to the Childrens Ministry."

April 14th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:30PM

The First Baptist Church Flower Mound
1901 Timber Creek Rd.
Flower Mound,Tx 75028

Booth fees are as follows:
6 x 8 - $50.00
10 x 10 - $75.00
Tables, chairs, and electricity are available on request.  The kitchen will be open with lunch snacks at a small cost.

Applications are available here and are due by April 1,2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Laura, at  lndevfaulconer@verizon.net  / 972-436-8329.

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Heart of Texas Arts & Crafts Show - June 2012

"Now including Arts & Crafts, Antiques & Collectibles, Home Décor and quality Gifts! Inside with air-conditioning. A portion of the ticket sales to benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County. They will be onsite to share more information about their mission and services.  Enter for a chance to win a piece of hand-crafted mosaic tile art from Uniquely Tiled."

June 15th, 2012
2:00PM - 8:00PM
June 16th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Plano Centre
2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75074
Southwest corner of Spring Creek Pkwy. and Jupiter Rd. intersection

Admission: $5.00 per person
Kids 12 and under: FREE

Booths are inside and fees are as follows:
5x10 - $180
10x10 - $300
10x15 - $420
10x20 - $540

Applications are available here and will be accepted until the show is full, however applications received after May 31st, 2012 will be subject to a $25 fee.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Kelley, at vendorinfo@shoppingseasons.com / Phone 281.304.0160 / Fax 281.605.5900.

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Weekend Guide :: 3/16 - 3/18



Battle of the Bulldogs Annual Fundraiser and Craft Show
"This Fundraiser will include cow patty bingo, rag ball tournament, silent auction, car show, concessions, jump house, live music, face painting and the 1st annual craft show event with a variety of vendors!"

March 17th, 2012
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Royse City High School
700 FM 2542
Royse City, Texas 75189
High school is located just south of I-30 and FM 2642 in Royse City.



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."

March 17th, 2012 (and every third Saturday of the month)
11:00AM - 5:00PM

2820 Indiana Blvd
Dallas, TX

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Crafting for a Cure

"Crafting for a Cure, benefiting breast cancer research, will be a day of fun, whether you're shopping for yourself or for someone special we are sure you'll find something that tickles your fancy in our wide array of vendors.  We will have a variety of vendors, both handmade and home businesses, a little something for everyone."

May 5th, 2012
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Murphy Road Baptist Church
411 S. Murphy Rd.
Murphy, TX

Booth fees are as follows:
8 x 8 (Indoors) - $60
3 x 7 (Indoors) - $45 (space intended for one 6 ft table & one chair)
8 x 8 (Outdoors) - $50
3 x 7 (Outdoors) - $35 (space intended for one 6 ft table & one chair)

Vendors must provide their own table, but chairs will be provided.  Electricity is limited but available for $10 fee.  The morning hospitality cart with coffee and water will be available from 8AM until show begins at 10AM. The event will be advertised on the radio, online, in the newspaper, fliers and more.  Vendor fees will be donated towards breast cancer research and are tax-deductable as a charitable donation.

Applications are available here and are due ASAP.  Only a few indoor booths remain, but there are still booths available outdoors.  Non-handmade vendor space is limited.  No longer accepting applications for jewelry vendors, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, and Thirty-One Gifts.

For more information, contact their event coordinator TheA_TeamInPink@yahoo.com.  (Please do NOT contact the church for information.)

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Accessorize - Giveaway



This week's giveaway is sponsored by Saratta of Expressions (Bracelets). Saratta is an observer of fashion, studying trends and researching the fashion industry so she can bring you all the latest styles. Expressions (Bracelets) is all about accessorizing like a celebrity at an affordable price.

How to enter: Simply leave a comment (due to the new Facebook Page Guidelines, we can no longer accept entries on Facebook) and tell us about your favorite fashion accessory right now.  Mine is a tie between a not-so-fashionable (but very comfortable) jacket and my little plush owl pin.  For a BONUS entry, share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter (don't forget to tag us, @dfwcraftshows) and comment below letting 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 Tuesday, March 20th. Winners will be announced the morning of Wednesday, March 21st, 2011.  US Entries only.

Congratulations to Michelle, you have WON this beautiful Red Ruby Sideways Cross Beaded Bracelet by Expressions (Bracelets), a $27.95 value. This stunning beaded bracelet is designed with semi-precious onyx stones (known for their healing properties) and red rondelle rhinestones beads. The bracelet is 7" and is made with elastic stretch cord to expand over your hand and snap back into place for a perfect fit. Symbolizing the latest in fashion styling, this bracelet can be worn as alone or stacked with several other bracelets. 

Find your perfect combination in her online store and don't forget to check out Saratta's Facebook Page for special offers and discounts! 

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!

Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta & Duck Fest

"The Rockwall Rubber Duck Regatta is a fun, family-friendly event guaranteed to be a quackin’ good time! There will be entertainment for all ages, including vendors, arts & crafts,games, food, Family Fun Run, 5K Duck Dash, and, of course, a rubber duck race! Thousands of rubber ducks will race down the fountains at The Harbor in Rockwall. These ducks, which have been adopted by supporters of
the fundraiser, will then race toward the finish line, to win great prizes for their adoptive parents.All proceeds will go to support the Boys and Girls Club of Rockwall County and Meals on Wheels of Rockwall County. "

September 22th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM

The Harbor in Rockwall Texas
2055 Summer Lee
Rockwall, Texas 75032

Booths are 10 X 10 and cost $100.00.  This includes a free electrical outlet if needed.

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

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Margie or Janice, at 972-771-9514 / rockwallrubberduckregatta@gmail.com.

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Spring Fling Sell-a-Thon

"Join us for Mesquite ISD Community Education's 2nd Annual Spring Fling Sell-a-Thon! Shop or Sell! Don't Miss Out!"

April 14th, 2012
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Poteet High School Parking Lot
3300 Poteet Drive
Mesquite, TX 75150

Booth fees are as follows:
One vendor space (two side by side parking spaces) - $25
Two vendor spaces (four side by side parking spaces) - $35
$5 more for each additional double parking space.  Garage sale items or small home businesses welcome.

Applications are available here and are due by April 8th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator at wdoty@mesquiteisd.org or 972-882-5277.

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Market in the Meadow 2012

"Market in the Meadow is a Holiday Gift Sale presenting over 180 booths with unique gifts and specialty merchandise from a variety of vendors. All proceeds from Market in the Meadow benefit the Forest Meadow Jr. High PTA. Forest Meadow Jr. High is located in Lake Highlands and is part of the Richardson Independent School District. We hope you will join us for a fabulous shopping experience this fall! In addition to great shopping, Market in the Meadow offers the Charger Cafe, featuring delicious BBQ sandwiches, Chick-fil-A sandwiches, pizza, nachos, chips and drinks.  Entertainment is provided throughout the day by the bands, choirs, cheerleaders, drill teams, and dance teams of our local junior highs and high schools. "

October 20th, 2012
9:00AM - 5:00PM
October 21st, 2012
11:00AM - 5:00PM

Forest Meadow Junior High
9373 Whitehurst Dr.
Dallas, TX 75243

Booths are typically 100 sq ft and fees are as follows:
Entry Foyer & Main Hallway - $300
Main Bldg Hallways & Cafeteria - $250
Gymnasium - $225
Courtyard - $200
This fee includes complimentary vendor hospitality snacks.  Electrical available for an additional $25.

Applications are available here and are due by May 15th, 2012.  Vendors may be subject to a late fee after this date.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Ellen, at 214-762-0056 / ebryanthome@yahoo.com.

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Weekend Guide :: 3/9 - 3/11



Funky Finds Spring Fling in Fort Worth
"For the fourth year in a row, The Funky Finds Spring Fling comes to Fort Worth!  This is a FREE, 2-day family AND pet-friendly handmade shopping event! 100+ Artists, Crafters & Designers selling hand-crafted items in a variety of categories!  There will be swag bags, a charitable raffle, pet adoptions and more!"

March 10th, 2012
10:00AM - 5:00PM
March 11th, 2012
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Will Rogers Memorial Center
Small Exhibits Building
3409 Burnett-Tandy Dr.,
Fort Worth, TX 76104

This is a Handmade Items Only event.

     

Dos Gringos Locos Market
"Dos Gringos Locos Market, held at Dos Gringos Restaurant the 2nd Saturday of each month starting March 10. This is an indoor market for unique, local arts/crafts, handmade, homemade, & small business owners in our community. Tables& chairs are provided& booths are $10,$15,$20. Contact: Danette Wicker@ 682-597-5653, www.danettesurbanoasis.com This is a monthly market, in a great location in the Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas"

March 10th, 2012 and every 2nd Saturday through December
9:00AM - 1:00PM

Dos Gringos Restaurant,
1015 University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas

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

Whole Planet Foundation Craft Fair
"Join us in our patio for our 2nd Annual Whole Planet Foundation Craft Fair!  We’ll have over artists selling pottery, soaps, candles, bags and purses, wallets, hats, jewelry and lots more! A portion of the proceeds will go towards the 2012 Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign to fund micro loans all around the world."

March 10th - 11th, 2012
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Whole Foods
2118 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75214

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Tino's Spring Gift Market

"Join us for a Spring Gift Market at Tino's Mexican Restaurant at Collin Creek Mall!  Shop for local hand made gifts and stay for a delicious lunch!  Visiting the gift market is free of charge. Discount coupons for Tino’s will be available when you make a purchase from one of the participating vendors.

Vendor tables include jewelry, crosses, mosaics, matted art prints, handmade greeting cards, diaper cakes, floral accessories, and more! The mall is also having a spring family fest the same day, so it is the perfect time to bring the family and enjoy shopping and dining!"

March 24th, 2012
11:00AM - 3:30PM

Tino's Mexican Restaurant
Collin Creek Mall
811 North Central Expressway
Plano, TX 75075
Exterior entrance for Tino's faces the cross streets of Alma and Plano Parkway.

All vendor spots have been filled!
Booths are a 6ft table space for $25.  Limited availability!  Tables, chairs and lunch are provided by the restaurant and included in the price.


Applications are available here and are due by March 8th, 2012.  Applications may be accepted late based on availability.

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

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The Swoon - Creative Wedding Event

"Are you obsessed with Pinterest? Do you spend endless hours on the wedding blogs? Well give your mouse a rest and head on over the The Swoon Event because it’s unlike any other wedding event to hit Dallas/Fort Worth. This curated market brings you the coolest local wedding creatives in a fun setting, in which guests can shop, eat, sip and dance the night away.  The Swoon is also an opportunity for a few amazing small businesses to present their work to couples and industry experts who would normally have to sift through thousands of sellers on Etsy to find them."

March 24th, 2012
4:00PM - 9:00PM

South Side on Lamar
1409 S. Lamar Street
Dallas, TX
between Belleview Street & Arnold Street on Lamar Street

Tickets are available online through March 23rd for $8.
Tickets are $10 at the door.
Now through March 11th, grooms get in free when you purchase your tickets here.

Booth fees are as follows (remaining space is limited):
5' x 8' - $145
8' x 8' - $195
12' x 8' - $245
For unique wedding creatives and businesses only.
The fee includes promotion on The Swoon's website, Facebook, Twitter and blog. Vendors must provide their own decorations, linens, tables and chairs. Chairs can be rented through management for $5.00, and tables $6.50.

Applications are available here and are due ASAP.

For more information, visit their website or contact their event coordinator, Amberly, at 214-732-9224 /
hello@theswoonevent.com.

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Spring Fling Gift Market

"Shopping Event featuring local Vendors showcasing home decor, clothing, children and baby boutiques, jewelry and fashion. Boutique fashions, custom designs, quality craftsmanship all under one roof. Spring Fling gift market is sponsored by the Girls of Grace circle of the Kings Daughters and Sons, all admission proceeds will go to local charities. "

March 24th, 2012
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Cleburne Conference Center
1501 West Henderson
Cleburne Texas 76033
(817) 556-8860

Booths are 10 X 10 and cost $50.  This includes table, 2 chairs, and electricity, if needed. Additional tables can be purchased for $5.

Applications are available here and are due by March 6th, 2012.

For more information, visit their website here or contact their event coordinator, Sarah, 817-312-8331 / sarahwilbanks@yahoo.com or girlsofgracecleburne@gmail.com.

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Crowley Parents Defeating Autism Walk

"Parents Defeating Autism is hosting "Walk for Autism - Crowley" on April 14 to raise awareness and funds to help bring resources to Crowley and surrounding areas. Money is used to help families offset the cost of therapies and other needs not covered by medical insurance and to hold events for children who have Autism and their families.  If you are interested in participating in the PDA Walk, please fill out this application form and submit it with your payment. You will receive an email confirming your application and participation. Vendors will be given priority booth assignments based on the date of sign up and payment."

April 14th, 2012
11:00AM - 6:00PM

Bill R. Johnson CTE Center
1033 McCart Ave
Crowley, TX 76036
1187 and McCart Ave. Across from Nicky D's

Booths are outdoors and cost $25.  Space dimensions are flexible.

Applications are available here and are due by April 7th, 2012.

For more information, contact their event coordinator, Lisa, at 817-205-1445 / parentsdefeatingautism@gmail.com.
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