Sunday, September 13, 2015

Only 1 week away...

Go West Craft Fest is coming up soon... Saturday's the day! Join us at The Woodlands on September 19 from 11-5.

Find unique treasures by local makers -- like jewelry, ceramics, art, prints, stationery, home wares, children's items, bags, candles, soaps and more. Check out the complete vendor list here, and follow @gowestcraftfest on Instagram for sneak peeks of all the Fest-ive finds. 

Entertainment schedule:
11:00 The Green Tambourine, young students from the Baltimore Avenue music school show their stuff
12:00 Taupe, West Philly's premiere "yacht rock" cover band
1:00 Brady And The BearAmericana Roots music, with elements of bluegrass and the essence of pure folk
2:00 Red Hot Ramblersauthentic Prohibition Era 1920s jazz ensemble
3:00 tinycircus, a family-friendly mix of aerial acrobatics, hoop dance, clowning, and knock-knock jokes by Tangle Movement Arts
4:15 Shakey Lyman, blues legend

Food by Taco Angeleno, Black Orchid vegetarian, Weckerly's Ice Cream, Lil' Pop Shop, and Satellite Cafe.

Children's craft activities by 34th Woodland Rangers scout troop, and University City Arts League.

Free face painting for kids by Naja Meeks.

Explore the historic 18th century Hamilton Mansion, and learn about its newly restored Cryptoporticus. Decades before the Woodlands was a cemetery, it was the estate of botanist William Hamilton, grandson of prominent Philadelphia lawyer Andrew Hamilton, who originally acquired the property.

We hope to see you next Saturday* for another fabulous Fest! 

*In case of rain, the event will be moved to Sunday. If that happens, we'll update this blog, the VIX Emporium newsletter (sign up on the left side of the VIX home page), and our social media outlets (Facebook and Instagram) by 7am Saturday.