Elevate Winter Bazaar invites bizarre and strange applicants

Crafters, artists and independent creators are invited to apply to be part of the Elevate Winter Bazaar.

Crafters, artists and independent creators of all things curiously bizarre and whimsically strange are invited to apply to be part of the Elevate Winter Bazaar.

The Elevate consortium will bring you the craft fair with a twist. On Dec. 8, organizers will dim the lights in the Courtenay Legion, setting the mood for edgy, enticing or unusual offerings in a bizarre-meets-bazaar environment.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., complete with a delicious and quirky lunch canteen, live music, and hands-on art and craft making, all in the spirit of Elevate the Arts!

The Elevate Winter Bazaar is the sister fair to the Underground Craft Fair held during Elevate the Arts.

The inaugural Elevate the Arts Festival was held in downtown Courtenay in May 2012 and featured over 20 venues and a huge variety of creative disciplines all dedicated to elevating the arts and examining our relationship with our downtown, our community and each other.

Organizers are getting rolling on the June 4 to 8, 2013 event with many exciting ideas about rethinking the nooks, crannies, streets and alleys of downtown Courtenay.

From jewelry, body art, unique clothing and toys to sculpture, cards, notions and potions, if you’re a vendor or exhibitor with something strange or unique to offer, then join the bazaar! Vendor space ranges from $25 to $40. Apply online at www.elevatethearts.com/bazaar.

Never participated in a craft fair? No problem!

Established artists, undiscovered talents and youth are encouraged to apply. All entries must be received on or before Nov. 9. Applications will be reviewed to be sure they fit with the Elevate mandate and Winter Bazaar vibe.

For details, see the application or e-mail atimeforart@gmail.com.

— Elevate Winter Bazaar

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

North Island College alum goes from refugee to full scholarship winner

Submitted by NIC North Island College alumnus Jack Basha is preparing to… Continue reading

North Island College launches virtual orientation

New and returning North Island College students are being welcomed to the… Continue reading

Comox Valley artist expands horizons through North Island College’s DIGITAL Design department

Submitted by NIC North Island College alumna Marlee Pestell is breaking into… Continue reading

B.C. records 146 new COVID-19 cases through long weekend

More that 28 people tested positive for the virus each day since Friday

Dwindling B.C. bamboo supply leaves Calgary Zoo biologists worried about pandas

Zoo has been trying to send pandas back to China since May

Dinosaurs revived for animatronic auction in Langley

More than 500 robot dinosaurs, fossils, and exhibition gear are going on the block Aug. 6

B.C. paramedics responded to a record-breaking 2,700 overdose calls in July

Province pledges $10.5 million for expansion of overdose prevention response

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Earlier in July both Pfizer and Moderna reported positive results from smaller trials

Canucks tame Minnesota Wild 4-3 to even NHL qualifying series

J.T. Miller leads Vancouver with goal and an assist

Cyclist in hospital after being hit by load of lumber hanging from truck on B.C. highway

A man is in hospital with broken ribs, punctured lung and a broken clavicle and scapula

COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

There are more than two dozen vaccines for COVID-19 in clinical trials around the world

Two people die in propane heated outdoor shower near Princeton

Couple was attending a long weekend gathering

Most Read