Craft Lake City Alternative Arts and Crafts Festival to Take Place August 8 at the Gallivan Center
Who/What: Craft Lake City, an outdoor alternative arts festival, will be held for the first time on Saturday, August 8. The event will showcase over 80 vendors specializing in handmade goods such as: silk screened posters, progressive crafts, do-it-yourself designs, reconstructed clothing, knitted items, jewelry, letter-pressed books and more. The event is free and open to the public. A different local band will perform each hour. Craft Lake City is modeled after national alternative craft festivals like the Renegade Craft Fair and the Bazaar Bizarre. The festival is presented by Yudu™ by Provo Craft, and sponsored by The Beehive Bazaar, The Catalyst Magazine, City Weekly, The Downtown Alliance, Drench, Este Pizza, Etsy, The Gallivan Center, Illusial Studios, Iris Piercing, KRCL 90.9 FM, KUER 90.1 FM, Planned Parenthood, Q Salt Lake, Sage’s Café, Salt Lake Film Society, Sublime Stitching, UtahFM.org, VIVACE and XMission. More information is available atwww.craftlakecity.com. When: Saturday, August 8, 2009 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Band line-up: 2-3pm: Coyote Hoods 3-4pm: Mad Max and the Wild Ones 4-5pm: Aye Aye 5-6pm: Casey Prestwood & The Burning Angels 6-7pm: Cub Country 7-8pm: Subrosa 8-9pm: Tiny Lights 9-10pm: Mammoth
Where: The Gallivan Center 239 S Main Street Salt Lake City, Utah
Why: Whether you are head of your homemaking night or an emerging artist, Craft Lake City is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the local handmade community.