Ballston Arts & Crafts Market Opening Day is 4/9

I am happy to announce that Herban Lifestyle will be part of the 2011 Ballston Arts & Crafts Market! Held every Second Saturday from April  through October, this is Arlington, VA’s premier 100% handmade indie art Market. It is conveniently located in Welburn Square (between North Stuart and North 9th Streets) across the street from the Ballston Metro. The market runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Herban Lifestyle will be participating in the April, May, July, September and October markets.

This year’s Market features lots of talented artists, live music, free demos and much more. For more details, and a schedule of each month’s vendors and musicians, please visit the Ballston Arts & Crafts Market blog.

The April 9th Opening Day Market also offers:

* FREE admission

* FREE live music by jazzy duo, Stone/Wright (noon – 2 PM)

* FREE eco-friendly bags to the first 50 visitors, generously provided by, Arlington’s Social Media Community

* FREE lampwork beading demos throughout the day

* Offerings by St. Coletta Shops featuring a variety of crafts by artisans with intellectual disabilities

* Delicious made-to-order crepes by local favorite, Solar Crepes.

So, please stop by the 2011 Ballston Arts & Crafts Market to support your local artists. I hope to see you there!


Ballston Arts & Crafts Market Starts May 9th!

posterPlease join us at the 2009 Ballston Arts & Crafts Market, which starts on May 9th. The market is held outdoors on the second Saturday of the month, from May through October. It’s strategically located across from the Ballston Metro station, and a short walk from many, many restaurants and shops.

According to the Ballston Arts & Crafts Market blog, you’ll be able to shop for lotions, handbags, sculptures, puppets, paper arts, children’s fashions, screenprinted tees, crochet, photography, decoupage, funky jewelry, adorable plushes and toys, creative paintings, rustic and modern ceramics, colorful bags and more! There will also be live music every month!

Jessica Blaszczak is the new manager for the Ballston Arts & Crafts Market. As manager, she can’t exhibit her own arts and crafts, but you can see her creative piggy banks on her website, DogStar Designs.