Sunday, October 9, 2011

Holiday Arts Fair-Saturday November 5th in Escanaba, Michigan

William Bonifas Fine Arts Center

Holiday Arts Fair

Where: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center in Escanaba, Michigan
Date: Saturday-November 5th
Time: 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Each year the Holiday Art Fair opens the holiday season with an abundance of good things – arts and crafts by premiere area artists, Christmas baked goods to eat or freeze, and the opportunity to shop in a friendly, stress-free environment--all throughout the Bonifas Arts Center.

You will find gifts for everyone on your list, such things as great beaded items, pottery, handcrafted soap, hand knit mittens and scarves, and Historical Arts and Crafts including hand embroidered Red-Work

Vendors will range from glass artists to those who work with wood, fabric,

Park in the lot on the west and enjoy your time at the Bonifas Arts Center. Bring a friend!

FREE admission.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

MCC 10th Annual Fall Festival & Craft Show

On Sunday, October 9th we will be participating at MCC's 10th Annual Fall Festival and Craft Show here in Menominee Michigan. I LOVE doing local shows!!

Festivities will include food, drink vendor and craft tables, games for the kids, bake sale, pumpkin and cornstalk sales.

Where: Menominee Catholic Central Grade School Gym
When: Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

We always have a blast at this show....See you there!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

ART ON THE LAKE~Curtis Michigan September 3, 2011

Curtis Michigan's Art on the Lake

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Art on the Lake Festival will be held from 10:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 3rd in the Erickson Center Park. Fun for all ages including food, music, art vendors, silent auction, children's art project (10 a.m.-3 p.m.)and children's parade. Vote for the People's Choice Award in the 3rd Annual Photo Contest. Live entertainment throughout the day featuring Copper Box from 2:30-5:30 p.m. $1.00 admission at the gate.

Come and bring your friends & family to an event that is surrounded in art, music, great food, and fun!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Henes Park~Menominee, Michigan Sunday-August 28th!

Art in the Park

Sunday, Aug 28

10am-4pm at Henes Park, paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry and more. Area artists will be providing demos and there will be art activities for all ages. Area artists who are members of the Menominee Area Arts with rain date September 4, 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011

Musky Day Jamboree/Festival SUNDAY, AUGUST 14TH!

Sunday, August 14, 2011


Download the detour map.

Musky Day Detour Map 2011

6:00am-6:45am: Registration for 32nd Annual Musky Fun Run at Pavilion behind Chamber Office 5K & 10K cross-country race for all ages. (PDF of Registration Form)

7:00am: Begin Musky Fun Run at the Chamber Office

8:00am-5:00pm: Main Street/Hwy M South of Town CLOSED to all vehicles, including bikes, motorcycles & skateboards

9:00am-10:30am: Car Show Registration, at Highway M North and Main Street
Car Show sponsored by Arlene’s Pottery & Gallery LLC
(PDF of Registration Form)

9:00am-4:00pm: Arts & Crafts Fair on Main Street
(PDF A&C Application)
Service Groups Food & Beverage Concessions on Main Street & Hwy M
Lions Club Flea Market at the Community Center
Kid’s Zone at the corner of Hwy K West and Main Street

9:00am-4:00pm: Wandering Willie Shuttle Buses stopping at designated bus stops throughout the day

10:30am-2:00pm: WE Energies Kid’s Casting Contest at the corner of Hwy K West and Main Street.
Prizes awarded at 2:30pm at the Casting Contest

10:30am-3:00pm: 20th Annual Car Show, at Highway M North and Main Street
sponsored by Arlene’s Pottery & Gallery LLC
Trophies awarded at 2:30pm at the Car Show

10:30am-11:30am: Dave Parker & Skippy
at the Main Street Stage

Noon: Taste of Musky
at Junction Square parking lot

Noon-1:00pm: Lakeland Community Concert Band
at the Main Street Stage

1:30pm: Presentation of Musky Trophy
awarded for the largest Musky caught on Boulder Junction waters during the 2010 season, at the Main Street Stage

1:45pm-2:45pm: Ron Harrison, Entertainer Extraordinaire
at the Main Street Stage

The day will end at approximately 4:00pm

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


Marquette Blueberry Festival

By the Bay Handcrafted Soap will be attending the Marquette Michigan Blueberry Festival on Friday-July 29th

See you there!!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

TWO shows in one weekend~1st of our "Double Header" Art for All on Saturday, June 25th in Iron Mountain!

Art for All 2011 Show scheduled for June 25th at Bay College West Hwy. U.S. 2 from 10:00 until 4:00

2011 will be the 44th year for the "Art for All" show. The show is sponsored by the Dickenson County Council for the Arts. This juried art show attracts people throughout the Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin and the mid-west.

Artists from all over the country will be displaying and selling their art work. There will be Fibers, Ceramics, Pottery, Metal Craft, Basketry, Stained Glass and many, many other works of arts. The judges will be awarding cash prizes in various categories including "Best of Show" award.

See you there!

iron mountain mi art show

ART for ALL~Sunday, June 26, 2011~Menominee, Michigan

ART for ALL sponsored by the Marinette/Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the Great Lakes Memorial Marina located in beautiful Menominee, Michigan.

See you there!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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To order please visit our ETSY store:

Monday, March 7, 2011


Peshtigo Woman’s Club Spring Art/Craft/Vendor Fair & Bake Sale

Saturday April 2nd 2011 9am – 3pm

Peshtigo High School Gym

380 Green Street

Artists and crafters will showcase their handmade creations such as: jewelry, soaps, wind chimes, bird feeders and planters, folk art, baby shower gifts, wine bottle lamps, bunnies, Easter gifts, scroll saw art, embroidery, garden stepping stones, painted glass, recycled clothing, paintings, and photography art, pet treats and much more.

Vendors will display a wide assortment of products that are perfect for gift giving or simply for treating yourself. Vendors, who will have both cash-and-carry and items available for order include: Wildtree, Scentsy, Miche Purses, Park Lane Jewelry, Avon, Linen World, 31 Gifts, Gem Style, Tastefully Simple, Rada Cutlery, Tupperware, Maple Valley Candles, Lia Sophia Jewelry, Massages, By The Bay Soap, Partylite, Gold Canyon Candles, Pearl Essentials, Celebrating Home and Peterman Brook Farms.

The Kids Craft Table will keep children busy, while mom is shopping, creating a craft that they will be able to complete and take home for $.50.

In addition to all of the wonderful products offered by the crafters and vendors, the Peshtigo Woman’s Club will be holding a Bake Sale. Many delicious homemade treats will be featured. Concessions will also be available for purchase.

Admission will be $1 or a non-perishable food item.

All food collected will be donated to the Peshtigo Food Pantry.

This event is open to the public.

See you there!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Steel Bridge Music Festival Confirmation/ARTS AND CRAFTS VENUE CANCELED----

Mark your calendars for June 9th thru 12th 2011 in Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Can't wait for this one! There will be 15-stages set and out of 35 vendor spaces (juried) we were invited to attend. We've never done a 2-day event and we are looking forward to this big one in June. The event is held in beautiful Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Where did the time go?

Art Show at Menominee High School, Menominee Mi. What a way to end our 2010 season!

See you next year!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Arts and Crafts Fair-Menominee High School Forensics

Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 4th for the Arts and Crafts Fair at Menominee High School, Menominee, Mi. from 10:00 until 3:00.

This is an annual event with proceeds to help defray the cost of the Menominee High School Forensics Team.

Baked goods-GALORE! And, a large number of local artisans and crafters.

Stop by!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Fall Woman's Shopping Expo

Come and relax and have fun getting that Christmas shopping done after the Thanksgiving Holiday and join us for a day of shopping, pampering and prizes! There will be over 30 vendors and crafters for you to shop from or visit as well as raffles to win prizes! Each table will have a door prize given away as well as bucket raffles for gift baskets with proceeds going to adopt a local family!

Saturday November 27th
10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Best Western Riverfront Inn, Marinette, Wisconsin.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Oconto Show Pictures!

By the Bay spent a wonderful
4-hours in Oconto at the Bond Center. What a beautiful facility!

Even Santa made a surprise visit in the afternoon arriving with a scattering of snowflakes...

The concessions were awesome... especially the home-made pies from Wayne's Restaurant just down the street.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Peshtigo, Wisconsin Women's Club Fall Craft and Bake Sale Saturday November 13, 2010 - PHOTO'S!

Cold, wet, and blustery! But, what fun!!
Very well organized and roomy craft show...
Thank you ladies!

We will be looking forward to attending the Peshtigo Women's Club Fall Craft show next year-