This Saturday is the Be Wild & Free Maker's Market and I can hardly wait to check it out. This is a new spring show put together by the lovely Amanda Cockburn (aka The Freewheeling Curator), who's a whiz at bringing together the city's niftiest makers.
This is her third show at Makerspace North since her launch event last fall, which was so successful that Makerspace keeps asking her back. Brava, Amanda! Big claps for that girl, she's awesome.
WHAT: Be Wild & Free Makers Market
WHEN: Saturday April 16, 2014 from 10am - 4pm
WHERE: Makerspace North, 250 City Centre Ave, Bay 216 (right near Art-Is-In Bakery!)
COST: $5 admission at the door
Amanda's always switching things up and adding cool stuff to her shows, so this time you can expect a foodie lounge, music, giveaways, photo ops and more.
This time around the vendors include clothing and accessories by the likes of Blondie Apparel and Chobhi, a natural perfume mixing bar by 1890 (so friggin cool!), natural beauty and aromatherapy by Nurture, and much, much more. Here's the complete vendor list:
Blondie Apparel // 1890 // Chobhi // Art Freed // Rusty Nail // Mini Geeks // Sadie & June // Strut Jewelry // Nature Imprint // The wash shop // Brelokz jewelry // Set Forth Studios // Ode to August // Spread Delivers // Infinite Purpose Jewelry // Top Shelf Preserves // Open Fire jewelry // Totally Squared // Little Bird Workshop // Historical Links // Zoes Corner // Skinny Dip Scrubs // Inner Echo // Scrub Inspired // Simply Steph Ko // La Confisserie // Pure colour Baby // Kozy Stitches // Wildtree Jewelry // Presh Floral // Steinzeug Pottery // Platanos // Koby's Fury Friends // Be Nurtured // Le Club May // Maplewood Collection // Here & now // Jack & Joel Soap
Now, when Amanda's not busy running these shows (and doing a million other things), she runs a beautiful online shop that's very much in the same spirit as her events: it's all about curating Canadian makers and their exceptional products. Go take a peek at TheFreewheelingCurator.com, you simply must. See? Ain't that pretty?
Amanda just told me she's moving toward an increasingly apothecary-oriented collection, and as a beauty junkie I'm seriously thrilled. I love natural beauty because it can make such a difference in so many skins. And what do I love almost as much as natural beauty and Leo DiCaprio? Giveaways! Let's get down to it.
WIN HANDCRAFTED BEAUTY & 2 TIX
I want you to win this gorgeous apothecary skincare gift from The Freewheeling Curator's online shop, plus two tickets to the Be Wild And Free Makers Market this Saturday. This one's for local's only because the winner will pick up their gift at the show! Here's what's up for grabs:
WILD WOOD Labrys Cleanse+Nourish Facial Cleansing Oil
CAMP Skincare Coconut Beach Face Scrub
SeaLuxe Rose Goddess Nectar Facial Mist
2 tickets to the Be Wild & Free Makers's Market (bring a friend!)
Enter using the Rafflecopter widget below and I'll announce a winner this Friday! Best of luck everyone. :)