Blog — Main Street

In the City: Fall for Local

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Get ready Vancouverites, this Thursday, Fall for Local is taking over Heritage hall for a single day of speaker sessions and talks for the local entrepreneur looking to learn, connect, and be inspired. The Speakers Session: At Fall for Local you’ll get access to a highly curated one-day event filled with talks from community leaders, a panel discussion, hands-on workshop session hosted by Latergramme and more. They are featuring locally sourced snacks, canvas tote bags filled with local goodies, a cotton candy spinning session courtesy of PetitePuf, complimentary artisan elixir cocktails, prizes, interactive photobooth and more. Most importantly, you’ll spend the...

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In the City: Indie I Do

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Engaged? Getting Married? Thinking about it, or just want to indulge in the wedding planning merriment? Look no further, for the Indie I Do (this weekend) will fill your boots and satisfy your wedding planning desires. Wait, what's the Indie I Do? The Indie I Do is an alternative wedding show to the typical, overdone, over-the-top wedding shows we've all been to, where the the starting price of every vendor exceeds the budget of most couples. The Indie I Do is hosted by Lotus Events (who also runs Got Craft?) and Blue Olive Photography, both businesses home grown in Vancouver....

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Giveaway - Indie I Do

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Head over to Heritage Hall on Main Street and visit us at the Indie I Do! Branded as Vancouver's Alternative Wedding Show, the Indie I Do does not disappoint. Are you planning your wedding or know someone who is? Why not check out the incredible talent this city has to offer! [caption id="attachment_1914" align="alignleft" width="441"] Come to the Indie I Do - This Weekend![/caption]                   The Indie I Do is celebrating their 5th year, and has the perfect mix of DIY, local, and independent...

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Learning to Felt

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A few weeks ago, Andrea and Robert asked me if I would donate a miniature display of jewelry to advertise Got Craft? (May 6, click here for more information). The event was the Mini Maker Faire, at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV). Intrigued by the idea of this event, I brought my Fiance along and we went on an adventure. It was my first time at MOV; goodness it is beautiful! Inside was what I could fairly (unfairly?) sum up as a craft show for boys. Realistically, the event is for "Makers" of every shape, size, and gender, but there...

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A Shout Out - Indie I Do Vendors

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I am very excited to be participating in the Indie I Do, January 28th at Heritage Hall on Main Street. It is an alternate wedding show for couples interested in diverging from the mainstream "over the top" wedding, who are interested in adding their own unique flare to their special day. I have been doing everything I can to pimp the event. I have tickets to give away, I've been tweeting about it, talking to friends and shouting about it on facebook. I think it is going to be a really good time and I am happy to announce: I...

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