Event: Cherrywood Art Fair

The Chula League’s 14th annual Cherrywood Art Fair is coming up on December 12th and 13th! This much loved holiday shopping event, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days, is geared towards all members of the family, no matter the age. In addition to the 88 artisans showcasing their wares, there will be entertaining performances, family-friendly activities, great food vendors and an amazing line-up of live music.

- Shopping -

This year’s confirmed artisans represent a vibrant group of talent and wide array of unique gifts; from men’s and women’s beauty products to handcrafted jewelry, fun and functional children’s clothing, graphic novel style original paintings and handcrafted paper goods. Keeping the cool factor high, the Fair’s onsite wares will interest everyone from the discerning shopper to the art collector and make for perfect, locally-produced treasures for everyone on the holiday gift list.

- Live Music -

Headlining the Austin Chronicle music stage at the two day fair are Taylor & the Wild Now, Waking Fable and Sons of Santos with lots of other great acts to keep guests entertained as they do their holiday shopping.

 The full performance schedule is as follows:

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SATURDAY

SUNDAY

10:15 AM

Moondog

School of Rock

11:00 AM

Band of Griffins (Griffin High School)

RIIL Chemistry

11:45 PM

Michele Frances & The Aerial Sugar Squirrels

12:00 PM

Storm Calysta

Bossamania

1:00 PM

The Cuckoos

Mikaela Kahn

2:00 PM

Wiretree

Taylor & The Wild Now

3:00 PM

Flamencura Music and Dance

Michele Frances & The Aerial Sugar Squirrels

3:30 PM

Waking Fable

Sons of Santos

- Kid Friendly Activities -

  • Arts & crafts in the Subaru Kid’s Art Corner (Visit LiveMom on Sunday for a fun, easy-to-make crafts for kids of all ages.)
  • Upcycled crafts
  • Trapeze performances from Michele Frances & The Aerial Sugar Squirrels
  • Lumiere Tintype Photography’s photobooth
  • Face painting
  • Stylish makeovers for your hairdo from Braid Babe

2015 poster

The rain or shine event is FREE and open to the public. The event benefits East Austin elementary schools and nonprofit Chula League’s Little Artist BIG ARTIST program, which provides an opportunity for 5th and 6th grade elementary school students to celebrate creativity, develop personal expression, and strengthen social skills through professional artist mentorship. Look for their little artist creations at the 200+ item silent auction, which also features gift cards from popular local businesses and donated wares from each of the Fair artists.

What: Cherrywood Art Fair

When: Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13

Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Maplewood Elementary School, E. 381/2 Street & 3808 Maplewood Avenue, Austin

Cost: FREE Admission

See you there!

Catherine Prystup
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Catherine Prystup founded LiveMom.com out of a desire to build a better community for Austin-area moms. She has three children, ages seventeen, eight and three years old.

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