Sip & Shop – Thursday Dec 12th, 6-8pm
The Chaminade Resport & Spa in Santa Cruz is hosting a special Sip & Shop, a ladies night out event that will feature local artists and vendors, spa packages and deals, and complimentary wine tasting! Its the perfect opp to come shop for holiday gifts or pameper yourself! Thursday, Dec 12th from 6-8 pm. Free event!
Cafe Zoe Trunk Show – Tuesday Dec 17
ALissa B will be returning to the adorable community oriented Cafe Zoe in Menlo park on Tuesday Dec 17 from 9 am – 1 pm. Get your coffee, your lunch and a holiday gift! 10-20% off all prices. Location is on Menalto and Gilbert. They have the best homebaked blueberry cake!
Community Holiday Craft Sale – Sat Dec 21
Alissa B will be set up for the 2nd time at the community holiday craft sale. THis is a wonderful small art show that has unique one of a kind gifts. It will be held at the Capoira studio on the West Side of Santa Cruz, at 207 McPherson Street Suite A from 11-4. This is a perfect opportunity for all those last minute holiday shoppers! RSVP and more info at the Facebook event page.
List of Artists – Community Art Sale
Blossom Hill Pottery Sale and Holiday Art show – Los Gatos – Dec 14-15
Alissa B is excited to return to the History Club of Los Gatos for the Blossom Hill Pottery and Art Holiday sale Dec 14-15 10-5. We attended the spring show in April and had a wonderful turnout. Lots of really unique upscale pottery and handmade goods.
For information or to download a flyer please visit their website http://blossomhillcrafts.com/sale/
blossom hill holiday show 12-13
Simpkins Family Swim Center – Holiday Fair – Sat Dec 7
Alissa B is excited to set up for the first time at the annual holiday fair held at the Simpkins Family Swim center on Saturday Dec 7 from 10-4. Held by the Santa Cruz County parks and Rec department, more information on the event can be found by visiting the Facebook event page.
B shot happy hour -Naturopath Center – Dec 4
Alissa B will be set up at the Santa Cruz Naturopathic center on 736 Chestnut street during B shot happy hour 3-6 on Wednesday Dec 4. We will be offering 10-20% off everything. Kill two birds with one stone- shop holiday gifts while getting healthy!
Read up on Holistic Healthcare in particular B shots on the center’s website : http://www.scnmc.com/
La Selva Holiday Gift Fair – Nov 23, 2013
On Saturday, Nov 23, Alissa B will be setting up for the 3rd year at the La Selva Beach Clubhouse holiday fair from 10-4. Handmade arts and crafts, bake sale and BBQ lunch. The clubhouse is located at 314 Estrella Avenue
La Selva Beach, CA 95076. We will be offering 10-20% all retail prices!
5 Branches Institute Craft Fair – Nov 15
Alissa B. set up at the small art fair held in the Student lounge of the 5 Branches institute. Handmade gifts and baked good for a fundraiser, for students, staff, and open to the public 10-4.
5 branches 11-13
First Friday Chaminade
Alissa B. is honored to be invited as a featured artist for the inaugural First Friday event at the Chaminade resort & Spa in Santa Cruz on Nov 1, 2013. There will be a full wine tasting bar, chair massage, local artists, and light appetizers. It is sure to be a great event! Perfect early opportunity to get a head start on Holiday gift shopping.
First Friday – Chaminade – Nov 1, 2013
Alissa B. is honored to have been invited to set up at the inaugural First Friday event at the Chaminade in Santa Cruz. They will have a full wine bar with wine tasting, music, appetizers, and local artisans, chair massage- the whole nine! The Spa at Chaminade will be offering special discounts as well. Come on down from 6-9.
Scotts Valley Art & Wine – Aug 10-11
Alissa B returns to the Scotts Valley art and wine festival for the 4th year on Aug 10-11 2013 in Sky Park. Always top notch artists, vendors, food, and wine!
Los Altos Art & Wine – July 13-14
Once again, for our fourth year, Alissa B set up right out front of European Cobblery on the corner of 1st and state street in Los Altos. Always a blast, with great vendors, art, lots of wine!
Hops N Barley Festival – Scotts Valley June 29 2013
Alissa B was set up for the first time at the 3rd annual Hops and Barley festival (Santa cruz Beer fest) in Sky Park Scotts Valley on June 29. Lots of vendors, art, food, bbq, and beer!
Jewish Food Faire – Temple Beth El – Aptos Ca June 9
Alissa B is excited to set up at the first annual Jewish Food Faire held at Temple Beth El in Aptos, CA on SUnday June 9 from 11-7. There will be everything from music, food, arts, crafts, and folklore. Come on out, all are welcome!
Redwood Mountain Faire – Felton Ca June 1-2
Alissa B. will be set up at the Redwood Mtn Faire, which takes place over two days from 11-7 pm at Roaring Camp in Felton Ca. The festival includes music on two stages, wine and beer tents, lots of food, and local art and vendors. Tickets per day cost $20. Line up includes a variety of music from bands including Ancestree, B side Players, Poor Man’s Whiskey, Wooster, just to name a few. More details at http://redwoodmountainfaire.com/
Mothers Day Sale – Scotts Valley May 11
Alissa B will be set up out front of the Scotts Valley Artisans for a special Mother’s Day eve sale on Saturday, May 11, from 10-4. We will be offering 10-20% off all retail prices.
Asian Heritage Street Celebration – San Francisco May 18
Alissa B. will be returning for the 3rd year to the arts and crafts section of the 9th annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday, May 18 from 11-6 in the Little Saigon district of San Francisco (by the Civic Auditorium). There will be tons of authentic unique handmade goods representing countries all around the globe, various parades and celebrations, food, a beer tent, and more!
For more information, please visit http://asianfairsf.com/
Alissa B. will be set up with other local artists at the return stop and BBQ lunch in Sky park Scotts Valley after the Mt. Charlier CHallenge bike races. Come join the bike races or simply cheer on family and friends and local riders!
First Friday – Santa Cruz Thread
Join Alissa B. for first firday special event at Santa Cruz Thread, a brand new threading salon on Front street. We will be special guests along with Jena Lee Mercer who will be displaying her paintings. Read about Santa Cruz Thread by visiting their website: santacruzthread.com
Wine and appetizers will be served. 6-9 pm. View and rsvp to the facebook invite by clicking here.
Pottery & Fine Art Sale – April 27-28 Los Gatos CA
Alissa B will be showcased at the History Club of Los Gatos on Saturday and Sunday April 27, 28 from 10-5 for a fine art and pottery sale. The event is hosted by Blossom Hill crafts and you can view the online event by clicking here.
FUN, FASHION, & FOLKLORE – A Conscience Celebration
Alissa B. will be participating in an event filled night of Fashion, Education, Fundraising, and celebration. In addition to setting up a small booth, we will be adorning the models for the fashion show who will be wearing local retailers including Synergy clothing and Wallflower.
Chadeish Yameinu Jewish Renewal of Santa Cruz will hold a grand affair and fundraiser. The ‘SPECTRA (SPEC Teacher Resources in the Arts) Program’ – Arts Education (performing, visual and literary) of the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County – will be presented with a percentage of the funds raised at this celebration.
900 High Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060
Family Rate & Sliding scale available
Earth Day Santa Cruz 2013
Alissa B will be returning to Earth Day Santa Cruz on Saturday, April 20, in San Lorenzo Park from 11 am to 4 pm. In addition to arts and crafts, there will be live music, green businesses, eco-friendly workshops, kids zone, and a beer garden!
For more detailed information, please click here.
Monterey Art Show March 2-3
Alissa B will be showcased this wkd in Monterey, CA at the Customs House Plaza by Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. Both days 10am-5pm. It is supposed to be a beautiful sunny warm wkd. Come on out and support local!
Bridal Fair – Seascape Golf Resort – Feb 9
Alissa B will be showcased at the annual Seascape golf resort bridal fair on Sunday, Feb 9 from 12-3 in Aptos CA. Admission is free for new brides to be!
Tucson Gem & Jam festival! Feb 7-8
Alissa B is thrilled to return to the Gem and Jam festival held in Tuscon simultaneous with one of the largest gem shows in the world! After a three year hiaute Gem and Jam is back with a vengeance and we will be set up outside Thursday and Friday night. Come enjoy lots of live music, djs, live paintings by ALex Grey, and dont forget its just before Valentine’s day!
Click here to see the FB event and FB community page
First Saturday Open Studio – Santa Cruz Feb 2
Alissa B was invited to set up at The Lady Who Loves Birds art studio on west side Santa Cruz Saturday, Feb 2 from 3-6 pm. We will be offering 10-20% off all retail prices for Valentine’s Day and there will be free Valentine cards. Wine and snacks will be served.
Art at the Barn Dec 8-9
Alissa B is thrilled to return to the second holiday Art at the Barn show on Dec 8 and 9 in Santa Cruz. Join us for a lot of local artists, live paintings, live music, and wine! First Friday evening from 5-7. Sat 11-6 and Sunday 11-4. Come shop for holiday gifts and support local!
You can rsvp to the facebook event here or like the facebook page as well.
Heritage Holiday Craft & Gift Fair – Nov 30, Dec 1, Dec2
Alissa B will be returning to the Heritage Holiday Craft & Gift fair at the Santa Cruz County fairgrounds in Watsonville CA on Fri Nov 30,Sat Dec 1, and sunday Dec 2. There will be three rooms filled with local artists and vendors, homemade pies, and lots of other good food. Santa Claus may even come pay a visit, so bring the kids! Come join us for the festivities!
Chillin’ Productions – San Francisco – Wed Dec 5
Alissa B is very excited to return to Chillin productions annual holiday show in San Francisco on Wed, Dec 5 from 6-12 pm. Show cost $10 at the door and will be full bars, djs, and lots of unique indie labels and designers. Come shop for holiday gifts and get 10-20% off everything Alissa B!
La Selva Holiday Gift Fair – Nov 17
Alissa B will be returning to the La Selva Beach Clubhouse – 314 Estrella Ave., Watsonville CA, on Saturday, Nov 17 10-4. Come shop for your holiday gifts! BBq lunch will be available and fresh baked goods.
Jewish Artisans Faire – Nov 11
Alissa B will be set up at the 2nd annual Jewish Artisans Fair held at Temple Beth El in Aptos, CA on Sunday, Nov 11, from 10-4.
You don’t have to be Jewish to support Jewish artists. Purchase fine arts and crafts on Sunday, November 11, 10:00am – 4:00pm at Temple Beth El, located at 3055 Porter Gulch Road, in Aptos. Some of the art will have a Jewish theme, some will be general in nature, all will have come from the hearts and minds and hands of Jewish artists. Do some Chanukah gift shopping, pick up a present for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a birthday, an anniversary. Get something special to adorn your home. The Jewish Artisan’s Faire is a great place to purchase gifts for any and all occasions. Large or small, there is nothing like original art. Prices will range from very affordable to several hundred dollars, so there will be something for everyone.
Freedom Arts Fest – Oct 6
Alissa B will be setting up on Oct 6 in Aptos, CA for the 3rd annual Freedom Arts Fest from 10-4 pm. There will be art, music, poetry bbq, eco workshops and more. Something for the whole family! For more information please visit www.thewellarts.com
Art of the Sea – Monterey Sept 22
Alissa B will be returning to the Fisherman’s Wharf area of Monterey on Saturday Sept 22, from 9-5. We will be set up on the upper custom house plaza. This will be one of the first sneak previews of our extended Sterling earring and copper collection. We will be taking custom orders!
For more information please view the following
Friday Marketplace at the Midrahov – Palo Alto JCC- July 27
Alissa B was invited to set up at the friday marketplace, 3:30 – 7:30 at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto California on July 27. THere will be food, music, art, activties for kids, a book sale, and a puppet show!
West End Celebration – Aug 25 only
Alissa B will be participating for the 2nd year at the West End Celebration in Sand City on Saturday, Aug 25 only (it is a 3 day event). To view more information, please visit the West End Celebration website and Facebook event page.
Jewish Food Festival – Aug 26
Alissa B. will be vending at the 25th anniversary of the Jewish Food Festival in Carmel Valley, put on by Congregation Beth Israel. Located at 5716 Carmel Valley Road. We will be set up from 10:30 am to 4 pm on Sunday. Come on down and eat some latkas, pastrami sandwiches, Kugel, Blintzes, Matzah ball soup, and more!
For more information, please visit here.
Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival – Aug 11/12th
Alissa B will be showcased for the 3rd year at the 13th annual Scotts Valley Art & Wine festival held in Sky Park, Scotts Valley, CA. Fine art, wine tasting, and activities for kids from 10-6 both Sat and Sun. For more information, please visit the chamber of commerce website. and Facebook event page.
Church Street Fair – Aug 4/5th
Formerly known as the Cabrillo Art & Wine Festival, the Church Street Fair will be held for the 21st year in downtown Santa Cruz on Church St outside of the Civic Auditorium. We will be set up from 11 am to 8 pm both Saturday and Sunday, Aug 4th and 5th! There will be tons of art, food, vendors, and activities for kids. For more information please visit the Church Street Fair Website. and the facebook event page.
Hella Pigeons Community Arts Festival – July 29
Alissa B. is excited to participate in the first annual Hella Pigeons Community Arts Festival, in Oakland Ca, at Jack London Square, on Sunday July 29. To learn more about the event, please visit the Hella Pigeons website and also the facebook event for this page, listed here.
La Selva Beach Craft Show – July 21
Alissa B. Will be setting up at the annual summer craft fair at the Clubhouse in La Selva Beach, Saturday, July 21, from 10-4pm. Look for us inside the clubhouse! 314 Estrella Ave.
Redwood Mountain Faire – June 2,3
Alissa B will have a booth at the The Redwood Mountain Faire on June 2-3 in Felton California. This is an all-day weekend family event filled with live music on multiple stages, arts and crafts and
more. Located at Roaring Camp in Felton. For more details on line up, schedule of events, and to purchase tickets, please visit http://redwoodmountainfaire.com
DIG Gardens Trunk Show
Alissa B. had a wonderful time at the DIG open house on Saturday April 28 in Santa Cruz. We enjoyed live music, wine, food, and lots of amazing garden delights. The store is simply amazing!
Rejuvenation Festival Santa Cruz
Alissa B will be set up at the 2nd annual Santa Cruz Rejuvenation festival at San Lorenzo park on May 20, sunday only. The event takes place both saturday and sunday, but Alissa B will be in San Francisco on May 19 for the Asian Heritage Street Celebration.
Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) – San Francisco – May 19
Alissa B. will be showcased in the exclusive Art & Craft section of the 8th annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration in the Little Saigon/Civic Center district of San Francisco. Saturday, May 19, from 11-6 pm. Come enjoy art from a variety of cultures and taste wonderful food.
For more details, please visit the website http://asianfairsf.com/
Mother’s Day Eve Art & Craft Sale- May 12
Alissa B will be joining several local Santa Cruz artists out front of Scotts Valley Artisans on Saturday May 12, from 10-4, in the Kings Village Shopping center. Come support local and pick out one of a kind gifts for your mother!
Mother’s Day Sale -May 5th
Alissa B. will be set up at the spring fair in Watsonville CA at the Elks Lodge on May 5 from 10-4pm. Come shop local for that perfect Mother’s Day gift! The Elks lodge is located at
121 Martinelli Street Watsonville, CA 95076
Earth Day Santa Cruz 2012
Alissa B. will be returning to Earth Day Santa Cruz for the 4th year in San Lorenzo park on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 11am – 5pm. Join us for a lovely day in the park with tasty healthy food, eco friendly businesses, conscious creations, activities for kids, beer & wine garden, and live music!
For more detailed information including a schedule of events and live music talents, you can visit the website by clicking here.
Here comes the Bride..
Alissa B. attended the 2nd annual Palo Alto Bridal Fair held at the Lucie Stern Community center. With another successful show, the first 75 brides to be were lined up out the door to receive their free goodie bags with lots of great deals!
DnA (designer and artists) StoreFront San Francisco
Alissa B is excited to be part of the pop up designer and artist boutique set up for the holidays in San Francisco throughout wkds in Dec. Look for us on Saturday, Dec 17, from noon until 5 pm.