Here comes the Cavalcade!

The Handmade Cavalcade Rides into Beacon
New YorkArea Etsy Vendors Throw an Indie Craft Fair


(Beacon, NY) The {NewNew} York Etsy Street Team—a group of sellers from Etsy.com, the online marketplace for handmade goods—is leaving the city for a day and heading up to Dutchess County to set up shop in Beacon, New York. The craft fair will take place from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and will coincide with Beacon's Second Saturday Art Walk (see http://www.beaconarts.org/ for more info). The Handmade Cavalcade fair will be located at the corner of Main Street and North Cedar, right in the middle of town.

Shop through 20 booths for one-of-a-kind items, all handmade by the hippest DIYers around. You’ll find smashing jewelry, paper goods, hand-screened clothing and accessories, unique artwork and items for the home, yummy soaps and body butters, and much much more.

Meet the artists and crafters who made the stunning wares for sale, and be sure to grab a souvenir. You can sample free refreshments throughout the day while you’re taking it all in.

For more information, please see www.handmadecavalcade.com. For more information on the {NewNew}, please see www.thenewnew.blogspot.com.

EVENT: Handmade Cavalcade
WHEN: Saturday, September 13th, 1pm-8pm
WHERE: The corner of Main St. and North Cedar, Beacon, NY
WHAT: 20 art and craft vendors, free admission, free refreshments, indoors

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Sellers at the event will be...

allenelaspina.etsy.com
beaconbookmarks.etsy.com
bluestitchbooks.etsy.com

cakehouse.etsy.com
collectiveelements.etsy.com
elbeescreations.etsy.com
fubabee.etsy.com
jantar.etsy.com
kimmchi.etsy.com
knitknit.etsy.com
luckx4.etsy.com
mayluk.etsy.com
mshoelace.etsy.com
nordeasoaperie.etsy.com
pulpsushi.etsy.com
saltandpaper.etsy.com
vyphuisdesigns.etsy.com
wabisabibrooklyn.etsy.com

For more information and to be added to our email list, please contact us at handmadecavalcade@gmail.com or visit www.handmadecavalcade.com









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