local event :: maker faire + win tickets!

VMMF_Blue_Spoons_PaperVMMF_Sassy_ContessaVMMF_Element_BotanicalsVMMF_FrankenstrapThe 3rd annual Vancouver Maker Faire event this weekend and we have two pairs of weekend passes to giveaway (valued at $50/pair)! Amongst the techies and robotics at the event, Got Craft? will be hosting a mini craft fair featuring 30 handmade vendors selling everything from screen-printed clothing to jewelry to artisan caramels and chocolates. Green with Envy will be hosting DIY workshops where you can learn how to make terrariums and take home a small ecosystem of your own (click here for more info)!

In addition to the 3D printers and lasers, the Fraser Valley Knitters Guild will be demoing basic knitting skills and a two-day speaker series has just been announced including Got Craft’s very own Amber Haase from Element Botanicals. Some other highlights include the Laser Cutting Cafe that will be demoing live laser cutting on their mobile laser cutter and to promote their new shop front opening up on June 26th in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown.

postcard_FrontHere are two ways to enter:

Two winners will be chosen at noon (PST) on Friday, May 31st, 2013. Winners will be notified by email. No cash value.

images via [stu-di-o] by jeanie

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  1. Robin Marie Yerex

    So excited for this weekend! With the scheduled packing up and moving of apartments on Friday, I am going to need an excuse to escape the craziness!! Checking out craft ideas, getting some great, locally-made new home items, and making a terrarium, so that we’ll at least have one living plant in the new place that I should be unable to kill with my “black thumb”, and just being among amazingly talented artisans will be a welcome respite! Not to mention, I may have to pick up some yummy treats to thank my bf for all his heavy lifting! The only thing that could make it better would be winning a weekend pass! Thanks!

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  2. Kerri Haybittle

    Oooooooooh! pick me, pick me, pick me!!!! Pretty? pretty puhleeeeaaaaasssssseeeee!!!!

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  3. Val

    Would love to check it out! I’m always inspired and amazed by all the local talent in Vancouver.

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  4. Heather

    Oh yes please! I live a couple of blocks away and would love to pick up some gifts for my family!!! Going to TO. to visit them in July!

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  5. Judith Ochoa

    I fall in love with Got Craft last December, since then I’m a huge fan and I follow them in every single event…

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  6. Lowena

    I’ve been looking forward to this event for a while. I’ve been to the past ones and loved it!

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  7. Holly

    I was already looking forward to it, but now that I now there will be artisan caramels, there’s no way you can keep me away!

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  8. yvonlantaigne

    No longer out of town this weekend, would love to take this in, our FIRST FAIRE! :)

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  9. brianmpatersonBrian

    Am so intrigued by this- especially after the wonderful presentation at the last Pecha Kucha.

    Would love to check this out!

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  10. Sheila

    We are planning to squeeze Maker Faire/Got Craft? in between Mandarin lessons, two birthday parties and the kids symphony!

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  11. Christina

    It sounds awesome!! I need something to do this weekend too..oh please oh please, pick me!

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