Weekend Links: Events Not to be Missed!


  • Casa readers in the MPLS should head down to Gallery 122 at Hang It for the phenomenal Ms. Amy Rice's first solo show in two years. Her work always leaves me buzzing with happiness.
  • The third annual 2007 DreamHome opens at the Merchandise Mart on September 28th and showcases nine rooms created by celebrated local designers, including James Dolenc and Thomas Riker, Sherry Koppel, and Tracy Hickman.
  • Tucsonites, take a look at The M Collection, original sculptures and castings by the late Marion S. DeGrazia at the DeGrazia Gallery.Opening reception is Friday, September 28, 5-7 p.m.
  • More events for St. Louis, the San Francisco Bay Area, Pittsburgh, Boston, D.C., Santa Barbara, Miami, and Seattle when you read more

  • St. Louis residents should go on this weekend's Green Homes Tour, sponsored by the Earthways Center.
  • Seattle residents might want to head down to the Ballard Public Library September 29 and 30 (Sat and Sun) for Swap-O-Rama-Rama, from noon to 4 p.m.
  • If you're in Brooklyn Friday night, Etsy Labs is hosting its Last Fridays Trunk Show with handmade jewelry, bags, and clothes, some prizes, and best of all, free booze.
  • If you're still in BK on Saturday, check out the Brooklyn Indie Market, a.k.a. "the awesomest shopping mecca in all of NYC."
  • And if that one night stand in BK became a two night stand, on Sunday, September 30th, check out the DIY Fair.
  • San Francisco Bay Area residents should head down to West Berkeley Saturday evening from 7-10 p.m. for the Relish at Home grand re-opening and art reception, featuring the artwork of Jill Bliss.
  • Santa Barbara resies who want to shop for clothing, jewelry, and home accessories from progressive LA, SB, SF & SD designers, should head down to Jill of All Trades on Saturday.
  • Pittsburgh peeps, make your way to I Made it to Market to sell your handmade goodies, stitch and/or bitch, eat yummy local fare, and meet people on Saturday.
  • Miami gals, get yourself to Kraftworks, an open-air market featuring local artisans and craftspeople on Saturday.
  • DC folks, check out the Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair in Adams Morgan to get your fix of handmade crafts from 100 talented vendors on Sunday.
  • Bostonians, this Sunday, don't miss the SoWa Open Market if you're in the market for hand-crafted accessories, original art, antiques, or just a fresh loaf of bread.
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