Where to Find Me In-Person:

Festivals & events where I'll have a booth full of leather goods & cat toys--many, many more items and designs than seen in my web shop--and often some themed for the event itself!

Past events

Jun 4

Maritime Gig Festival

Harborside Drive along the water front in historic Gig Harbor will be filled with vendors of local arts & crafts on Saturday, June 4. I will have my booth full of wonderful leather goods--a mix of favorite style from past years and new shapes & types using new leathers I've been gathering up this spring, and many with Father's Day gifts in mind!!

10:00am - 6:00pm PDT

Harborside Drive, GIg Harbor, WA

https://www.gigharbornow.org/calendar/maritime-gig-festival/2022-06-04/

Dec 4

Hometown Holidays Night Market 2021

West Seattle Junction is hosting its Hometown Holidays Night Market and Tree lighting at Alki Beach area. Event will include photos with Santa, and full stage show hosted by Elvis. Make your own ornament to hang on the tree!

Nov 27 - Nov 28

GeekCraftExpo Seattle 2021

Back in 2021 for holiday shopping for all the wonderful Fandom and Geekery goodness! Hangar 30 will be full of amazing items--but do bring your vax passport & mask for entry on either Saturday or Sunday.

1:00pm - 11:00pm PST

Hangar 30, Magnuson Park Seattle

https://www.geekcraftexpo.com

Nov 1 - Nov 15

Kokoro Craft Show

Virtual for 2021! The Virtual Kokoro Craft Show is hosted by Friends of the Japanese American National Museum in LA, and hosts over 60 vendors from 10 states! Please visit the site for links to many amazing vendors--including myself, of course!! And when shopping, please enter the code "KOKORO2021" for a small discount on your order during the show, as well as ensure share of proceeds go to support the museum!

Oct 9

Georgetown Trailer Park Mall "MONSTER MASH"

GTPM Monster Mash Market THE GEORGETOWN TRAILER PARK MALL is a quintessential Seattle landmark home to designers artists and collectors running independent shops out of vintage trailers. During the Monster Mash Market our indie community of eight trailers swells up to 40 craft vendors and artists. Quirky & locally made original artworks & crafts by aritsans in the Puget Sound area gather for this fun celebration of fall & Halloween! Masks required, vendors will have hand cleaner & wipes.

11:00am - 6:00pm PDT

5805 Airport Way South, Seattle Wash. 98108

http://georgetowntrailerparkmall.com/

Aug 21

CANCELLED: Maritime Gig Festival

Notice 8/17 of cancellation for 2021 event!! Planning for the June 4, 2022 edition!! Gig Harbor's celebration of its Maritime roots and community! The 2 day event includes a Parade & Car Show--but vendors are on Saturday ONLY--so there's room for the car show on Sunday in the small but lovely water front down town area of Gig Harbor!

Jun 19

Vespa Festa!

Vespa Festa! is sponsored by the Italian Cultural Organization, which had been in Georgetown, south Seattle. This one day event is at Casa Italiana's new home in Burien, at 13208 1st Ave S, and will have food vendors, produce & live plants, merchandise & reps from some local organizations all to celebrate the easing of C-19 restrictions (though being safe) & start summer!

8:00pm - 5:00am PDT

Casa Italiana, 13208 1st ave Burien, WA

https://casaitalianacc.org/

Nov 27 - Nov 29

GeekCraftExpo Seattle Holiday Market

GeekCraftExpo, like all other shows in 2020, has been cancelled as an in-person show, but they are arranging an on-line mall, with links to vendors. And it will return in 2021 to Hangar 30 at Madison Park!!

4:00pm - 12:00am PST

seattle, wa

https://www.geekcraftexpo.com/

Jul 18 - Jul 19

Art in the Park at Waterland

Now in its third year, Art in the Park is part of the Waterland Festival, a SeaFair sanctioned event and a long-standing tradition in the Seattle Southside area. The handmade art and craft market has built a good following in the past 3 years and features many activities for a fun filled weekend, bringing many shoppers to this free event. It is supported by Destination Des Moines and the City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Seattle Southside Regional Tourism

Jul 10 - Jul 12

CANCELLED: La Conner Guitar Festival

Rescheduled from May: Over 40 luthiers showcasing their incredible designs, as well as vendors of fine accessories and luthier supplies, gather in beautiful La Conner, WA for the 4th Annual La Conner Guitar Festival.

7:00pm - 3:00am PDT

La Conner, WA

https://laconnerguitarfestival.com/

Dec 14

Handmade Holiday Market at 2nd Use Seattle

One day holiday market showcasing artists with unique designs and emphasis on those that are working with salvage and repurposed materials. Second Use relies on the creativity of the community to repurpose materials and preserve the history of the Puget Sound Region. The artists and makers of our community, as the re-visionaries that shape the future of reuse.

1:00pm - 7:00pm PST

Second Use Seattle

http://www.seconduseevents.com/handmade-holiday-market

Dec 6 - Dec 8

Christmas In The Country -- Bansai8 Creations had to cancel out from this one this year!

Talented artists and crafters will have variety of goods at a number of venues around Bainbridge Island.

1:00pm - 8:00pm PST

Hazel Creek Farm, Bainbridge Island, WA

http://www.christmasinthecountry.info/

Nov 29 - Dec 1

Geek Craft Expo

Friday 6-9pm with paid ticket Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 10am - 4pm. IT'S LIKE A MALL FOR GEEKS! If you're looking for "that" special thing--or things--to complement your geeky lifestyle, there is simply no better place to shop; everything for sale at GeekCraft Expo is incredibly unique, limited in quantity (i.e. NOT mass produced—this stuff is all made by hand) and TOTALLY NERDY! If you have geeks on your holiday shopping list, THIS IS WHERE YOU WANNA GO.

Hangar 30 Magnuson Park, Seattle, WA

https://www.geekcraftexpo.com/gce-seattle-2019

Nov 14

Philips Craft Fair

Craft fair at Philips campus (employees only) with local crafters presenting a variety of goods.

9:00am - 4:00pm PST

Philips, Bothell, WA

Nov 2

Deathsploration Resource & Art Fair

Local organizations, artists, businesses post up at camp long for the day creating space for you to discover, engage, learn and play. Come for the raffle, stay for the Dance Party !!

11:00am - 5:00pm PDT

Camp Long, Seattle, WA

Oct 12

3-in-1 Event Schooling Show

Schooling show with dressage, stadium jumping & cross country--and area with vendors!

Donida Farms, Auburn, WA

Sep 21

Fall Fantasy Faire

Crescent Moon Gifts in Tacoma strives to bring the best local, artisan, hand-crafted vendor village with the most unique wares and entertainment.

10:00am - 6:00pm PDT

Crescent Moon Gifts, Tacoma, WA

https://fallfantasyfaire.homestead.com/

Sep 6 - Sep 8

San Genarro Italien Festival

An Italien street fair, based on tradition of celebrating Feast Day for Saint Januarius, the Patron Saint of Naples. Vendors of Italien themed foods & arts & crafts take over South Angelo Street in Georgetown (Seattle), and live music and entertain for 3 days/nights (with beer garden). (Sorry image is of the 2018 poster, as 2019 version n/a at time of my posting).

Aug 31 - Sep 1

Wayzgoose Kitsap

The Wayzgoose has been reimagined as a public arts festival. At Wayzgoose Kitsap, 24 local artists will print hand-carved linoleum blocks like the one below with 2 full-size steamrollers! And 27 arts & crafts vendors along with art activities for kids of all ages fill up 4th & Pacific Streets in downtown Bremerton, only blocks from the Blackberry Festival at the Bremerton Boardwalk!

Aug 17 - Aug 17

Olalla Americana Music Festival

The best small-town country-side festival this side of the Cascades, celebrating with 9 bands of “Americana Music”. It’s roots are blues, bluegrass, country, folk, R & B, and jazz and we have them all! Get there early as the music is going to be foot stompin’, starting at 11 AM. Arts & Crafts vendors, booth on local history and the Best Berry Pie contest!

10:00am - 9:30pm PDT

Olalla, WA

https://olallaamericana.com/