Events

Aug 13 - Aug 14

Lambs Farm Summertime Craft Fest

Join us at Lambs Farm Summertime Craft Fest! This 2 day show is held in a beautiful, park-like setting at Camp Big Timber in Elgin, IL. The festival features a craft show with over 100 booths, food trucks, music, and a beer + wine garden. Camp Big Timber is a 70 acre park and campground owned by the Three Fires Council in Elgin, Illinois. It offers a beautiful environment, plentiful free parking, an air-conditioned lodge, and multiple restrooms.

10:00am - 4:00pm CDT

Camp Big Timber 7826, 37W955 Big Timber Rd Elgin, IL 60124

https://www.craftproductionsinc.com/lambs-farm-craft-fest

Aug 26 - Aug 27

Annual Harvest Craft and Vendor Fair

Now more opportunities to shop at our two day craft show and get your Autumnal, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas décor, and more. Past craft shows have included an assortment of jewelry, knitted items, pet products, holiday décor, purses, clothing, ceramics, candles, quilts, beauty products, books, gourmet foods, and so much more! Friday 5-9pm and Saturday 9am-3pm. Entry fee $1.

5:00pm - 9:00pm CDT

Bartlett Community Center, 700 S. Bartlett Road Bartlett, 60103

https://bartlettparks.org/event/annual-harvest-craft-and-vendor-fair/

Sep 17 - Sep 18

Heritage Fest Art and Craft Show

The art and craft show features approximately 90 artisans. All work is handcrafted by the exhibiting artist. There are a variety of media available, including jewelry, floral, apparel, stained glass, fabric sculpture, paper crafts, metal art, primitive wood, soup and dip mixes, honey products, soap, tie-dye and baby items. The festival also features a Friday night fireworks display. The fireworks are launched from the footbridge over the river.

10:00am - 6:00pm CDT

N. Third St. & Lincoln Ave. West Dundee, Illinois

https://artoftheheartland.com/heritagefest

Oct 7 - Oct 9

AUTUMN ON THE FOX

Our Autumn On The Fox Art and Craft Show began in 1987. We are exclusively in Pottawatomie Park. Pottawatomie Park is a beautiful park on the east bank of the Fox River. It features large trees, a playground and a Riverboat Cruise. There is a large Victorian style pavilion with a tower and water garden. There is a variety of delicious food available and plenty of seating! All items are handmade by the exhibiting artist. There are over 100 crafters.

10:00am - 5:00pm CDT

8 North Ave. - Pottawatomie Park St. Charles, Illinois

https://artoftheheartland.com/autumnonthefox

Nov 19 - Nov 20

CHRISTMAS ON THE FOX

This show will be held in the Prairie Events Center at the Kane county Fairgrounds. All items are handmade by the exhibiting artist. Christmas floral and candies abound. A wide variety of jewelry, unique photography, paper crafts, a wide variety of wearing apparel and accessories will also be featured. Whimsical folk art with holiday themes, homemade soup and dip mixes, handmade soap, wood signs and knitting are just some of the items that would make great Christmas presents.

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road St. Charles, Illinois

https://artoftheheartland.com/christmasonthefox

Past events

Jun 11 - Jun 12

Global arts Festival

A FREE multi-cultural event, hosted by Arts in Bartlett, designed to bring local people together to celebrate the many nationalities represented in our community. Activities include music, dance, arts & crafts, ethnic food & vendors, and lawn games & activities.

11:00am - 5:00pm CDT

Jim Jensen Pavilion, 620 W. Stearns Rd., Bartlett, IL 60103

https://www.artsinbartlett.org/events

Dec 3

HOLIDAY SHOPPING BLITZ

Shop till you drop with over 100 crafters/vendors in the Bartlett Community Center Gymnasium. The assortment of possible gifts includes jewelry, knitted items, pet products, holiday décor, purses, clothing, ceramics, candles, quilts, beauty products, books, gourmet foods, and so much more! $1 admission donated to Bartlett Parks Foundation.

5:00pm - 9:00pm CST

Bartlett Park District 700 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL, 60103

https://bartlettparks.org/event/holiday-shopping-blitz-2/

Nov 27 - Nov 28

Christmas On The Fox Art and Craft Show

All items are handmade by the exhibiting artist. Christmas floral and candies abound. A wide variety of jewelry, unique photography, paper crafts, a wide variety of wearing apparel and accessories will also be featured. Whimsical folk art with holiday themes, homemade soup and dip mixes, handmade soap, wood signs and knitting are just some of the items that would make great Christmas presents.

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Robinson Hall, Kane County Fairgrounds 525 S. Randall Road St. Charles, Ilinois

https://www.artoftheheartland.com/christmasonthefox.html

Nov 21

Sweet Pickins Holiday Market

A pop up market event full of antique, rustic, handmade, refinished, and one of a kind treasures. There will be a variety of items including antiques and collectibles, furniture and accessories, vintage jewelry and clothing, re-purposed architectural salvaged and up-cycled pieces, farmhouse finds, high quality handmade items for the home and garden, and scents for the home and body, yummy treats, and more! Think of all things vintage and handmade!

10:00am - 3:00pm CST

Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel 3000 Warrenville Rd, Lisle, IL 60532

https://www.facebook.com/Sweet-Pickins-Market-1761069774120710

Jun 7

Patchwork Show Long Beach - Spring 2020

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

MARINE STADIUM – APPIAN WAY @ BAYSHORE – LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

https://dearhandmadelife.com

May 24

Patchwork Show Santa Ana - Spring 2020

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

DOWNTOWN –ARTISTS VILLAGE – 2ND @ SYCAMORE – SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

https://dearhandmadelife.com

Apr 18 - Apr 19

South Coast Botanic Garden Spring Festival

Celebrate Spring in the Garden with art, blooms and plant fun all weekend long! Enjoy a Garden Art Walk featuring demonstrations and work for sale by The Artists’ Studio of Palos Verdes or pick up the start of your home garden at the Plant Sale. Relish in the beautiful blooms of the Blossom Hunt and then sample craft food and drink while enjoying local live music throughout the afternoon. Come for the Spring celebration and stay for the memories during the most beautiful time of the year.

12:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard Palos Verdes, CA 90247

https://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/spring-festival/2020-04-18/

Apr 5

Torrance Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival

The free festival includes a variety of multicultural performances and demonstrations, plus lively activities like learning to make origami and face painting. The Torrance Craftsman's Guild invites artists and crafters to display and sell their work; and there is a wide range of food truck and food booth cuisine.

Dec 1

Patchwork Show

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CST

DOWNTOWN –ARTISTS VILLAGE – 2ND @ SYCAMORE – SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

https://dearhandmadelife.com/patchwork-show/

Nov 16

Torrance Craftmen's Guild 50th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire

50th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire. Shop local, small, and handmade in the USA with over 80 independent artists that will be selling only handcrafted goods for Holiday gift-giving including greeting cards, ceramics, jewelry, art glass, knitwear, aprons, purses, toys, handcrafted artisan soap and more. *** Find us at Toyota Meeting Hall Booth M10! Stop by and show us your smile!!!

12:00pm - 6:00pm CST

3330 Civic Center Dr Torrance, California 90503

http://www.torrancecraftsmensguild.org/TCG/

Nov 3

Patchwork Show

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CST

VENTURA FAIRGROUNDS –SANTA CRUZ HALL – 10 W HARBOR BLVD, VENTURA, CALIFORNIA

https://dearhandmadelife.com/patchwork-show/

Jun 23

Patchwork Show Santa Ana - Summer 2019

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

MARINE STADIUM – APPIAN WAY @ BAYSHORE – LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

https://dearhandmadelife.com

Jun 9

Patchwork Show Ventura - Spring 2019

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

VENTURA FAIRGROUNDS –SANTA CRUZ HALL – 10 W HARBOR BLVD, VENTURA, CALIFORNIA

https://dearhandmadelife.com

Mar 31

Torrance Cherry Blossom Cultural Festival

FREE ADMISSION!!! Enjoy entertaining cultural performances—plus an array of crafts by local artisans, a variety of tasty cuisine, and more! The free festival includes performances from artists representing cultures around the world. The Torrance Craftsmen's Guild invites artists and craft creators to display and sell their work; and there are activities like learning to make origami and face painting. Bring your friends, pack a blanket, and delight in the blossoming cherry trees!

1:00pm - 6:00pm CDT

Columbia Park 4045 190th St Torrance

https://www.facebook.com/TorranceCherryBlossom

Mar 16

Torrance Craftsmen's Guild 20th Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Faire

Over 65 artists and craftsmen's from the Los Angeles area, all juried members of the Guild, will be presenting at the 20th Annual Spring Arts and Craft's Faire. There will be food, music, door prizes, and opportunity drawings! Shop handmade: Body care, handcrafted artisan soap, jewelry, pet toys, kids and games, clothing, accessories, art glass, pottery, home decor and more.

12:00pm - 6:00pm CDT

3330 Civic Center Dr Torrance, California 90503

http://www.torrancecraftsmensguild.org/TCG/

Nov 25

Patchwork Show Santa Ana - Fall 2018

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly. *** Find us at booth 74! Stop by and show us your smile!!!

1:00pm - 7:00pm CST

Historic Downtown Santa Ana SANTA ANA, CA

Nov 17 - Nov 18

Torrance Craftmen's Guild Faire

49th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire. Shop local, small, and handmade in the USA with over 80 independent artists that will be selling only handcrafted goods for Holiday gift-giving including greeting cards, ceramics, jewelry, art glass, knitwear, aprons, purses, toy, handcrafted artisan soap and more. *** Find us at Toyota Meeting Hall Booth M14! Stop by and show us your smile!!!

11:00am - 6:00pm CST

3330 Civic Center Dr Torrance, California 90503

http://www.torrancecraftsmensguild.org/TCG/

Sep 22 - Sep 23

San Pedro Festival of the Arts

1:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

250 S. Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, CA 90731

https://triartsp.com/landing-sp-fest-2018/

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