I'm pretty sure this is it: here's where I'll be the next couple of months. Taking my show on the road a little bit this year, as in outside of the Des Moines city limits. Very exciting, actually!
Sunday, Nov. 6: Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Bazaar, 105 W. 1st Ave. Indianola IA, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday Nov. 11(6;30 to 8:30 p.m.) & Saturday Nov. 12 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Beaverdale Holiday Boutique @ Holy Trinity, 2926 Beaver Ave., Des Moines.
Market Day Black Friday!! 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Nov. 25 (duh!) @ the Kirkwood, 4th & Walnut, downtown Des Moines.
Saturday, Dec. 3: Small Town Country Christmas craft show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Milo IA.
Saturday, Dec. 10: WHAT A LOAD OF CRAFT! 11 to 7, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City, IA. This is a new show for me this year and I'm super-excited, because I have heard all kinds of great things about it from my fellow crafty-ites here in Des Moines who have done it before. Can't wait. I'm sure all of these shows will be a great time. It's always fun to meet new customers and see repeat customers. I've honestly never had a bad time doing a craft show. That's one big reason why I keep doing them. Pretty simple: they are fun.
So, tell your friends, tell your neighbors, your pizza delivery guy, etc: shop local and buy handmade for the holidays. It's a great way to "occupy Wall Street" and also support your local crafters, artists, & makers of wonderful, awesome handmade stuff. And the person who opens said fabulous handmade gift will be genuinely delighted as well. Everybody wins.