D.A.M.E. – Danville Artisan Makers Expo

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/05/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Veterans Memorial Building

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Where:  Veterans Memorial Hall in downtown Danville, CA (400 Hartz Ave, entry on Prospect Ave)

A unique holiday boutique, D.A.M.E. captures the magic of the Autumnal season with an eclectic gathering of 35 plus multi-talented artisans who hand make original home goods, wearable-art, gifts and Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas keepsakes.

D.A.M.E. expo patrons will find one-of-a-kind mixed-media purses, carved figural soaps, jeweled trees, junk journals, bling crowns, hats & fascinators, diminutive dolls, felted animals, mohair bears, ceramics, soft sculpture, painted porcelains, vintage ephemera, stained glass, lampwork beads, paper-mache characters, scarves, quilts, woven fiber, wearable-art clothing, antique curiosities, worded whimsy, mosaics, wood signage, jewelry, Holiday dioramas, cards, ornaments, pop-up houses, golden bullion bird nests, witches, winged creatures, lacy angels, crafting supplies and an endless variety of inspirations.

Event features:  Meet the Maker, Live Demos, Mystery series Author Book Signing, on-going Raffles, D.I.Y. in Danville Workshop/Studio promotion with a dozen Danville businesses, strolling map for local shop and dine options. ((Featured DIY businesses include: Art on the Lane, A/R Workshop, A Yarn Less Raveled, Cottage Jewel, Danville Yoga and Wellness, GingerLily, Mel’s Place, Pinot’s Palette, The Flower Theory, Village Theatre & Art Gallery, Whim House and Wooden Gate Quilts)

Admittance:  $5 entry fee (a charity donation to SF/Bay Area chapter of Dress a Girl around the World) includes admittance all day, one raffle chance to win art, $5 off coupon to Cottage Jewel and up to 100 patrons will receive a Danville shopping tote while supplies last.

Benefactor: all entry proceeds donated to the SF/Bay Area chapter of Dress a Girl Around the World

Sponsors: the Town of Danville and Cottage Jewel, with volunteer support from Danville’s Diablo Valley National Charity League

Event Background: Danville’s new D.A.M.E. makers market is a spin off of the Tinsel and Treasure Folk Art show that successfully served the community for over 10 years (last held in 2017 with an attendance of approximately 350 guests).  Event producer, Marcia Harmon of Cottage Jewel, has added a dozen new craftswomen to the show, a new D.I.Y. cross-marketing campaign with a dozen Danville studio workshops, a dynamic Bay Area charity benefactor and a few more special guests to be introduced at the October show!

Contact for Event Details:  Marcia Harmon (925)837-2664   info@cottageJewel.com

 

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