Brandy Bourne and Justin Rabuck have seen indie crafts evolve firsthand. Nine years ago, they founded The Big Crafty, a biannual art and craft market. With eclectic products and a convivial atmosphere styled after Taiwanese bazaars, The Big Crafty proved to be an instant hit.
The outdoor art fair is free to browse and takes place on Sunday, July 17.
The free semiannual festival is at Pack Place (weather permitting) and Asheville Art Museum Sunday, Dec. 6, from 1-6 p.m.
The Big Crafty, Asheville’s biannual craft marketplace, will feature more than 150 artists selling their wares on Sunday, July 12, in the indoor-outdoor space of Pack Square and the Asheville Art Museum. Well represented: critter crafts ranging from adorable and playful to wildly imaginative.
Horse and Hero opened on Friday, June 13, next to Farm Burger, offering a new spot downtown to find unique indie arts and crafts and get to know local designers. A spinoff and sophisticated extension of the well-known community craft bazaar, The Big Crafty, the Horse and Hero is a “downtown showcase for boundary-pushing art and […]
This weekend brings a host of outdoor celebrations, fireworks, local music and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
Don’t forget the mega craft fair and social event this Sunday.
Take a hike, learn about aquatic life or browse local crafts. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
Christmas might seem far away, but you wouldn’t know that from this weekend’s calendar. Towns near and far are showing off their good spirits. But don’t worry, if you’re not in the mood, we’ve sprinkled a few non-holiday events in with the mix.
What happens when you mix hundreds of indie crafters, live local music, sweet treats and beer? The craft event that Xpress readers have voted their favorite for two years in a row, that’s what.
Photographer Zen Sutherland adds to our Big Crafty memories.