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Help out at our big holiday craft show!

Crafty Supermarket’s holiday show is huge: More than 100 handmade vendors will come from all around the Midwest to show their best work to thousands of shoppers. To help us make the craft show the best it can be, we enlist volunteers and work with sponsors — and here’s how you can get involved:

Volunteering

At our big holiday show on Nov. 19 at the UC Rec Center, we have a couple of opportunities for people to help out. (And when you assist us for a couple hours, you’ll get one of our famous swag bags!) Volunteers help us out in one of four areas: helping shoppers know where everything is, assisting vendors who need a break, helping load in at the beginning of the day and cleaning up at the end of the day. You can learn more and submit your info here. We’ll get back to you a few weeks before the show with the schedule. (Note that we sometimes get more volunteer applications than we can take, but we’ll get back to you either way!)

Partnerships

We work with all kinds of local organizations who love handmade and want to help spread the word. From arts nonprofits and landmark institutions to DIY shops and enterprises, if you support the maker movement, we’d love to work with you! Learn more about partnership opportunities here and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have an idea of how we can work together!

help out at our big holiday show!

Our holiday craft show on Nov. 23 will bring 80+ makers from all over the U.S. and thousands of shoppers to the Music Hall Ballroom in Cincinnati. But we couldn’t make it happen without the dozens of volunteers who help out!

Volunteers help us out the day of the show by greeting shoppers, assisting vendors and directing foot traffic. Shifts are about two hours long, and in exchange for your hard work you’re guaranteed one of our famous swag bags. Plus it’s good craft karma, and you were totally going to be at the show anyway. :)

Learn more and sign up in our form here! You’ll be asked to select what times you’re available and what kind of activities you’d like to do. We can’t guarantee everyone who signs up to be a volunteer a shift, but we’ll get back to everyone about volunteer assignments by early November.

crafty supermarket seeks volunteers!

If you've got two spare hours to help us out, we'll save you one of our famous swag bags full of crafty samples, coupons and freebies. (And you might even get a bear hug.)

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How to get involved with our spring show!

The weather's getting warmer, birds are singing and flowers are blooming—must mean Crafty Supermarket is coming soon! If you'd like to get involved with the May 5 show, there are a couple ways to do that.

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seeking swag for our holiday craft show!

We’ll be giving away 125 swag bags to the first lucky shoppers of the day and our trusty volunteers. Contributing swag is a great way to promote your shop, services or event to a crowd that’s really hip. (As is sponsoring Crafty Supermarket, by the way.) If you’d like to contribute promo items for your local business or crafty enterprise, please send 125 pieces by Nov. 10 to:

Fabricate
attn: Crafty Supermarket
4037 Hamilton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223

(If you’re in town, feel free to drop your swag off during normal Fabricate hours in a box or bag labeled Crafty Supermarket!)

Previous swag bags have included coupons for local businesses, stickers from Buy Olympia, ceramic brooches, crafty magazines, scrapbooking materials, fabric, buttons, postcards and more! People line up hours ahead of the show to get a swag bag—they are that good.

Note: No pornographic, racist, sexist or vulgar materials will be used in the swag bags, and we reserve the right to refuse any materials. Keep it friendly!

Seeking volunteers!

Wanna earn some craft karma? Crafty Supermarket’s success is due in no small part to the awesome folks who help us out. We’re looking for volunteers who are available for a two-hour shift on the day of the show—in exchange, you’re guaranteed one of our fab swag bags that people line up all morning for!

There are a number of different things our volunteers do:

  • Greeters pass out swag bags first thing in the morning and give out show programs throughout the day.
  • Vendor relievers walk around the show and help any vendors who need a break.
  • Some volunteers will work outside, helping visitors find their way to parking, the food and the show itself.
  • Load-in helpers are needed in the early morning to assist vendors as they bring in their displays.
  • Clean-up helpers are needed as the show ends to help stack tables and sweep up.

And we promise you’ll still have time to shop. Fill out our handy dandy form, and we’ll get back to you in the weeks before the show happens. Click here to send in your info to be a volunteer! We’re all booked up with volunteers as of 4/23!

send in your swag!

We’ll be giving away 125 swag bags to the first lucky shoppers of the day and our trusty volunteers. Contributing swag is a great way to show off your shop, services or event to a crowd that’s really hip. (As is sponsoring Crafty Supermarket, by the way.) If you’d like to contribute promo items for your local business or crafty enterprise, please send 125 pieces by May 1 to:

Fabricate
attn: Crafty Supermarket
4037 Hamilton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223

Our previous swag bags have included coupons for local businesses, stickers from Buy Olympia, ceramic brooches, crafty magazines, scrapbooking materials, fabric, buttons, postcards and more! People line up hours ahead of the show to get a swag bag—they are that good.

Note: No pornographic, racist, sexist or vulgar materials will be used in the swag bags, and we reserve the right to refuse any materials. Keep it friendly!

send in your swag!

We’ll be giving away 100 swag bags to the first lucky shoppers of the day (and our loyal volunteers). It’s a great way to get the word out about your shop, services or event to a crowd that’s really hip! If you’d like to contribute promo material for your local business or crafty enterprise, please send 100 pieces to us by Nov. 1 to:

Crafty Supermarket c/o Fabricate
4012 Hamilton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223.

Last time, the swag bags included coupons for local businesses, stickers from Buy Olympia, ceramic brooches, magazines, scrapbooking materials, fabric, buttons, business cards and more! People line up hours ahead of the show to get a swag bag—they are that good.

Note: No pornographic, racist, sexist or vulgar materials will be used in the swag bags, and we reserve the right to refuse any materials. Keep it friendly!