Early Christmas shopping, a respite from the sun, or just a chance to browse the works of 70 artisans – whatever your motivation, you’ll have a good reason to pop in to the Anvil Centre on Saturday.
Once again, the B.C. Artisan Society is returning with its Artisan Market in conjunction with the Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Festival on Saturday, July 27.
The market, which runs from 4 to 10 p.m., is back for its fourth year and features 70 select artisans including jewelry designers, soap makers, painters, wine makers, wood crafters, fashion designers, candle makers, chocolatiers and more.
Among this year’s featured artists are Over the Top, with stunning hats; Spcy Grls, with savoury sauces; Trudy Ann’s Chai and Spices; Wild Jasmine Apothecary, with bath and beauty products; Silver FX, with custom hand-carved First Nations designs; and MomoPops Popsicles by Growing Fresh.
Other returning favourites include Stones and Weave, with leather jewelry; Sons of Vancouver, with fiery chili vodka; Canuck Soap, with an all-natural line of bath and body products; Nan’s Crafts, with kids’ stuffies; and The Jerk Store, with natural beef and tofu treats.
There will also be wine, beer and spirits tasting from a variety of boutique wineries, microbreweries and local distillers, including 1st R.O.W. Estate Winery, Dogwood Brewing, Dragon Mist Distillery, Old Order Distilling Co. Rocky Creek Winery, Single Tree Winery and Sons of Vancouver.
Admission is free. Check out the details at bcartisanmarketingsociety.ca/