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Carrie Motamedi
carrie@techshop.ws
(415) 244-2204

Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco
San Francisco's favorite craft show is coming soon
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , November 8, 2010 -- Come one, come all to one of the oldest and best indie craft fairs in the nation!

Bazaar Bizarre began in 2001 in the Boston-area as an offbeat entertainment extravaganza to showcase the DIY movement and handmade goods. We have spread across the nation to cities such as Los Angeles, Cleveland, Maker Faire Bay Area and Austin, Texas.

Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco is a locally run handmade market and D.I.Y. Festival all under one roof! Shop Indie. Eat local. Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco will feature 150 carefully juried artists and designers. Shoppers can expect to find the cutting edge of handmade and locally designed goods: handbags, pottery, letterpress stationary, silk-screened t-shirts, baby clothes, body products and more! Grab a Taco, exotic Crème Brulee, or delectable cupake from the gourmet food carts sponsored by Off The Grid. This indie extravaganza will take place in Fort Mason Center at the Herbst Building December 11th and 12th 2010.

Come and Party with Us!
This year, join Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco for an exclusive evening filled with drinks, treats, goodie bags, and make and take projects for a holiday party you’ll never forget! This year, attendees can make, drink and shop handmade for the holidays at Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco! Bazaar Bizarre will provide DIY workshops for all ages using recycled materials and creative tools, taught by artists and craft companies.

Swing by the TechShop booth for a special chocolate etching demonstration, make a Steampunk Christmas card at the Wikia table, or stop at the Honest Tea-Haamonii Shochu Mix Lab to make a heavenly cocktail infusion. 

Where
Fort Mason Center (Herbst Pavilion), San Francisco, Calif.

General Admission
FREE to the public during the day *$10 for exclusive evening Cocktails & Crafts Party (limited ticket sales)*

When
December 11-12, 2010
Saturday: 12-5PM plus **NEW** Cocktail & Crafts Party 7-10 PM
Sunday: 12-6PM

About Bazaar Bizarre
Bazaar Bizarre is a community event. Local residents run Bazaar Bizarre SF for San Franciscans. We're hosting a handmade charity raffle that benefits local youth art education. Visit our grove of hand decorated live Christmas trees donated by the Guardsmen Annual Christmas Tree Lot. Take your picture with our friendly Bazaar Bizarre Yeti. Leave your mark by cutting a snowflake ornament (no two are alike!) to adorn the trees on your way out and make your time at Bazaar Bizarre a magical one!

About TechShop, Inc.
Founded in October 2006, TechShop is a membership-based, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshop and fabrication studio providing access to a vibrant community of creative people and more than $1 million worth of high quality machines, tools and software. TechShop offers classes, workshops, instruction and meet-ups for people of all ages and skill levels. TechShop is based in San Jose, Calif., with locations nationwide.

For information and course listings, visit www.techshop.com, email info@techshop.com or call 855-TECHSHOP. You can follow TechShop on Twitter at "@TechShop." TechShop is also on Facebook as "TechShop Incorporated."

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