Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Glass art jewelry shines at Zen Glass and another round of markets

Art Jewelry: Pendant Palooza
I can tell you from my experience working in a gallery, people love art glass jewelry, particularly pendants. They make great gifts. Find a plethora at Zen Glass Studio's Pendant Palooza on Saturday. They're showcasing jewelry from more than 50 cutting-edge artists from around the globe, including highly collectable pendants. You will find a huge variety of styles, though I'm especially fond of ones that look like miniature encapsulated universes, like the one pictured. Live glassblowing demonstrations happen throughout the evening, and a silent auction will benefit active military, veterans and first responders with free glassblowing classes. 5-10 p.m. 600 27th St. S., St. Petersburg. (727)323-3141. zenglass.com.

Market Mania: Market RoundUp
Winter Village Shops: Local vendors are using PODS to sell their goods at Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park. Personal care company Organic Beard Supply turned theirs into a living room, above, to make shoppers feel at home. There's also ice skating and a cafe. wintervillagetampa.com.

Maven Market Channelside: In addition to artisan vendors, the pop-up at Maven Designs features photo booths, a raffle, live music by the Infinite Eights. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.
207 N 11th St., Tampa.

Urban Street Exchange Pop-Up Market: Pro BMX riders, food and a DJ are part of this market at MacDinton's Irish Pub. 2-6 p.m. Saturday. 405 S Howard Ave., Tampa.

DTSP Night Market: A curated selection of local artists and makers under a night sky happens 6-10 p.m. today at Plaza Tower and Courtyard Shops, 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg.

Comments
Fatherís Day events for every Dad

Fatherís Day events for every Dad

FATHER'S DAY: TAKE DAD OUTSo maybe shopping isn't high on the list of things you'd think to do with Dad for Father's Day, but I'm not suggesting dragging him around the mall. There are quite a few cool events this weekend that Dad can enjoy, and you ...
Published: 06/14/18
Fila collaborates with Burn Rubber sneaker boutique and shop Safety Harbor this weekend

Fila collaborates with Burn Rubber sneaker boutique and shop Safety Harbor this weekend

YBOR'S GOT SOLE: BURN RUBBER X FILABurn Rubber is a sneaker boutique in Ybor City that opened last October. The shop is the second location for the decade-old Detroit-based brand. Tampa resident Omar Ghanem, originally from Detroit, had been a suppor...
Published: 06/07/18
Hot new designs from Sunshine State and St. Pete Beach gets crafty

Hot new designs from Sunshine State and St. Pete Beach gets crafty

HOT ITEM: SUNSHINE STATE'S NEW DESIGNSIt's not hard to tell that the creator of apparel company Sunshine State is a Florida native. A couple of years ago, Chelsea McMillan, who hails from Clearwater, set out to design a line of apparel that reflects ...
Updated one month ago
Memorial Day on fleek and indie market news

Memorial Day on fleek and indie market news

SUMMER'S COMING:  LOOKS FOR MEMORIAL DAYIt's Memorial Day Weekend, which usually means barbecues, the beach and maybe boats. Or a combination of any or all of those if you're lucky. Memorial Day also unofficially marks the beginning of summer, w...
Updated one month ago