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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day and implore you to lift up your fellow ladies!

Stand in solidarity with your mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, and citizens of this world as we still fight for equal rights for women today.

“Let us be proud to be born girls!” -Djingarey Maiga -coordinator of the International Federation of Human Rights, who aims at empowering women and girls by educating them about their human rights in various domains.

“You deserve the best, the very best, because you are one of the few people in this lousy world who are honest to themselves, and that is the only thing that really counts.” Frida Kahlo, painter, activist, and celebrated internationally for her uncompromising depiction of the female experience.

“We women, are born with rights! It’s time to recover our rights!” – Haydee Castillo, a Global Fund for Women-supported activist in Nicaragua.

“The future of our world is only as bright as the future of our girls.” – Michelle Obama

“No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.”
—Margaret Sanger, an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term “birth control”, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and established organizations that evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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INDIEana Handicraft Exchange
Winter Market

INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Winter Market Friday December 7 5pm-10pm at The Harrison Center Indianapolis

INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Winter Market

2018 Winter Market Details:

This holiday, give the gift of handmade! Shop 50+ makers and artists during our annual Winter Market on Friday, December 7th from 5pm – 10pm at our regular venue, the Harrison Center!

Admission is always free to the public and parking is available on neighborhood streets surrounding the venue and the parking lot at 16th & Alabama.

INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Winter Market Friday December 7 5pm-10pm at The Harrison Center Indianapolis Vendors

To check out the full list of makers at this year’s show, click here

Our Winter Market is held in conjunction with the Harrison Center’s monthly First Friday gallery openings, their annual color-themed show, and artist open studios. This event is indoors, with the exception of food trucks outside on Delaware Street, is free to the public as always, and is a great way to knock out holiday shopping!

Get free raffle tickets during our Winter Market by bringing in donations for Project Home Indy and Coburn Place! The holidays are the perfect time to give back and you’ll get a chance to win product from our makers too!

And as always, be one of the first customers in line at 5pm to get a free swag bag with goodies and coupons from the artists!

We can’t wait to see you there!

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Holler on the Hill

Holler on the Hill! – We’ll be there vending and we hope to see you too!

MOKB Presents
Holler on the Hill Music Festival | Garfield Park
Saturday and Sunday, September 22-23
Gates Open: 11 a.m. daily | All Ages | Kids 5 & Under Free
Box Office Opens: 10 a.m daily

Tickets, Info, FAQ:
Full lineup:
Daily Band Schedule:

St. Paul and The Broken Bones w/ Amanda Shires, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Blitzen Trapper, John Paul White, Jade Bird, Caamp, Jesse Dayton, Lera Lynn, Israel Nash, Sam Morrow, Kelsey Waldon, Jonathan Tyler, Jeremy Pinnell, Brandon Whyde, Leah Blevins Music, Bigfoot Yancey, and William Matheny.
***Advance GA Tickets: $48, Reserved Seating Area $65
***Day of Show GA Tickets: $58, Reserved Seating Area $75
***2-Day GA Pass: $85

Moon Taxi w/ Colter Wall, Jamestown Revival, The Detroit Cobras, Hayes Carll, Anders Osborne, Otis Gibbs, Billy Strings, Joe Pug, Emily West, Lydia Loveless, Alex Williams, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Ruston Kelly, Lindi Ortega, Whiskey Wolves of the West, Ruby Boots, Ian Noe, Katie Pruitt, Saintseneca and Timmy The Teeth
***Advance GA Tickets: $48, Reserved Seating Area $65
***Day of Show GA Tickets: $58, Reserved Seating Area $75
***2-Day GA Pass: $85

Holler on the Hill Mobile App will be live this week!
Pedal and Park, Food & Drink, General Parking, Merchandise, Vendors and other festival info can be found at:

A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit five community organizations including the Indiana Farmers Union, H.O.M.E, Garfield Park Farmers Market and Indianapolis Parks Foundation

Sun King Brewing Company | Eskenazi Health | Revolution Brewing | Hope Plumbing | Tito’s Handmade Vodka | Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery | Jakprints

Indy Parks and Recreation WTTS | Do317 | Arthur’s Music Store | 99.1 WQRT FM | Urban Times | D’Addario and Co. | Square Cat Vinyl Ticketfly| Friends of Garfield Park, Inc. | Kolman Dental

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Final Days to Apply
INDIEana Handicraft Exchange
Winter Market

Final Days to Apply for the INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Winter Market! -Application closes this Saturday, September 1!

Apply here before it’s too late!

The Details:

INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Winter Market

Friday December 7  |  5pm – 10 at The Harrison Center

Once again, our juried annual holiday show will be held on the First Friday of December, at the Harrison Center for the Arts, in conjunction with their color-themed group show and winter open studios. The application to be considered as a vendor for the December 7th event is now live on our website, below. Before applying, please be sure to read through our FAQ for the complete details of the event. The application will remain open through Saturday, September 1st at midnight.

The holiday show will run from 5pm-10pm the evening of Friday, December 7th. Load-in for vendors will begin as early as 2pm. Each vendor will have an indoor booth space, 9′ wide x 6′ deep, in one of two locations, either The Gymnasium or The Underground. The application fee is $20 and is due at time of submission and is non-refundable. All applications will be reviewed by a jury after September 1st, and all applicants will be notified of their status for the event by Sunday, September 16th. If accepted into the event, the remaining booth fee will be $94, and a PayPal invoice will be sent to collect that balance within two weeks of notification of acceptance into the event.

If you are interested in selling at future Handicraft Exchange events, please add your name to our mailing list here and you will receive an email notification when applications for upcoming events are available. The application for our annual summer show (always held in June) will be available on our site in the first week of February 2019.

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Sidewalk Sale

Join us Saturday, August 11, from 11am – 6pm, for the first ever collaborative Mass Ave Sidewalk Sale!

We’re making space for some cool new items and we’ll have more on sale than we ever have before! You don’t want to miss this!

Read on to see previews of some of the items you can get for a steal! And, if you’re a rewards member with us, you’ll get double points when you shop our Sidewalk Sale!

Not a member yet, enroll here. It’s super fast and super rewarding!

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From infinity scarves to pins and patches to headbands, shop accessories during our Sidewalk Sale and maybe even get a head start on stocking stuffers for, dare we say, Christmas!

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317 Tees. Midwest is Best tanks. Baby onesies. And more!

You don’t want to miss getting a discount on our fast-selling apparel!

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You know you don’t have to tell anyone you got their gift on sale, right? So you should totally go ahead and get that sleepy kitty dessert plate your girlfriend has been admiring! -Shy puppy plates are on sale too. And flasks. And tiny spoons. And coffee pour over sets!

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Children’s Goods

Here’s where the gettin’ gets really good.

Plush creatures, felt masks, puzzles, and travel tick-tack-toe sets can help you with that early Christmas shopping – for the kids!

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Have you been eyeing that leather backpack? Or that fringe shoulder bag? Or maybe a screen printed clutch?

Well, those will all be on sale for you on Saturday!

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Regret not getting those Holiday Monument cards last holiday? Do you need all the cards on hand for all the birthdays?

Then don’t miss the GIANT selection of cards, card sets, and leather notebooks we’ll have on sale on Saturday!

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Kids are going off to college! What a great time to get a steal of a deal on wall art for those boring dorms! From Indianapolis inspired prints, Bloomington love, and fine art screen printed posters, we have something for everyone on sale!

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Be sure to shop all the participating businesses along the Avenue! If you plan to peruse them all, you can start on our 800 block – we have free parking in the lot behind our building! Can’t wait to see you all on Saturday and don’t forget to enroll in our rewards program if you haven’t already!

Have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.


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