Your weekly digest for hands-on creative activities in Vancouver

Makers Digest 12/05/18

Upcoming Events

Friday, December 7

Art Night: Cedar-Weaving - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Western red cedars stand as one of the oldest and most revered trees in the forests of Stanley Park. Join us as Contessa Brown Qmdmaxl of the Heiltsuk Nation shares the sacred place of cedar bark in Northwest Indigenous culture and guides us in some foundational weaving techniques.   Partake in the stories in this cedar-weaving night and take home a cedar rope-twist or rose of your own making! More

Saturday, December 8

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy 2018 - Multiple days
Join us at Heritage Hall for our Handmade Holiday Showcase of curated Art, Design and Fine Craft from some of Western Canada's brightest talents. There's something for everyone (including yourself) at our event. Shop Saturday and Sunday from 11-6pm daily. More

The Princess Bride at the Rio Theatre - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, December 1 as we raise a glass and toast the incredible life, work, and words of late author William Goldman with a family-friendly screening of one of his most adored creations, THE PRINCESS BRIDE. More

Got Craft? Holiday Edition - Multiple days
Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair returns to East Vancouver with 80 local artists, makers, and small shops! We'll have a full range of goods for you to shop from including clothing, baby and kid items, jewelry, artisanal food, paper goods, fibre arts, ceramics, and more! There's also lots of tasty treats for you to enjoy including food trucks and of course, limited edition swag bags for the first 50 people through the doors each day. More

Visualizing Your Narrative: Storyboarding Workshop - 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Express yourself, your history and your connection to the land through storyboarding in this hands-on, one-of-a-kind workshop led by Haida artist SGidGang.xaal, Shoshannah Greene, a graduate of Emily Carr University of Art + Design. More

Woodwards Holiday Market - 12:00 - 6:00 pm
Holiday shopping at it's best! Gifts, housewares, skin care, kitchen accoutrements and everything you'll need for your seasonal celebrations. Free for everyone! Kids/elves and helping furry pets are always welcome. The Woodwards Holiday Market 2nd annual event brings you the best in curated local vendors, music and hot bevies for the chilly winter shopping season. More

Eastside Flea Holiday Market - Multiple days
Can't wait for our BIGGEST Holiday season ever at our new location, Eastside Studios!! More vendors than ever before, two food trucks per day, special pop-ups, and the cozy community vibes you know and love! Shop local this Holiday season!! Bring your dogs! More

VTL Workshop: Build a Box to Stash Your Stuff - 3:30 - 7:30 pm
Come sign up for out latest introductory workshop, get some experience with our most popular tools and build yourself a wooden box. More

Curated by Denise Corcoran of Thrifty by Design

Photos donated with love from Shutterstock

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