Interview: Not Your Mother’s Craft Fair highlights chic, local artisans

Not Your Mother’s Craft Fair Old Brick Church — Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Now in its third year, Not Your Mother’s Craft Fair will once again bring together some of the area’s top makers, crafters and purveyors of handmade goods. Twenty-seven local makers are participating this year, with all the […]

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This weekend: Iowa City hosts more craft fairs and holiday markets than you can shake a (beautifully decorated) stick at

Craft Fairs

Each year, the season of conspicuous consumption reaches its inevitable anticlimax when we gather around and, regardless of our individual traditions, realize in unison that all our gifts look the same, have the same disposable smell, make the same dumb noises and come from the same wretched factories. This year, be the exception to the […]

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