Upcoming shows featuring HandmadeMN makers

By Sharon Parker
Sharon's Compendium

The spring arts and crafts shows are coming! We're just getting rolling on bringing you the new info on what, when, where, and, most important, who. Be sure to check here when you are planning your spring and summer outings.


Arts@The Oval in Roseville
March 25; Sat. 10–5
Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville 55113

Just Turned: wood-turned mugs, bowls and more


Spring Festival 
March 31–April 2;  Fri. 11–9, Sat. 9–6; Sun. 10–5
Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd., Shakopee

Admission $9 ($8/seniors)

Suz And Roo: Fun handmade jewelry and vintage-inspired T-shirts.


American Craft Show

April 7–9; Fri. 10–8, Sat. 10–6, Sun. 11–5
St. Paul RiverCentre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul 55102
Admission: $11/purchased in advance; $12 at the door ($5 after 5 on Friday)

Mary Pow Designs, Booth #510: Textile wall art, women's handbags and accessories​.

Julie Meyer, Booth #425: Leather and cowhide handcrafted bags.

Craftstravaganza
April 29; Sat. 10–5
Progress Center (aka Eco-Experience building), Minn. State Fairgrounds, St. Paul 55108

Bound to Be Creative: Reversible hats, HIP Mini's and creative totes for all ages.

Chatter by Hammer: Jewelry, Leather Beverage Sleeves, Hair Accessories and more. 

Cindy Lindgren: My illustrations on cards, art prints and fabric.

Caddie Jo Designs: Children's raincoats, clothing, bibs and purses.


Nokomis Spring Urban Craft & Art Fair
April 29; Sat. 9:30–4
Nokomis Community Center, 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy., Minneapolis 

Susie B. Handicraft: Dog & cat toys, storage containers, fire starters, dish cloths, sports-themed wreaths. 

LyricCol: Hand painted tea towels, totes, and sewn fabric products for the home.

Suz And Roo: Fun handmade jewelry and vintage-inspired T-shirts.


Art-A-Whirl 
May 19–21; Fri. 5–10, Sat. noon–8, Sun. noon–5
Several locations around Northeast Minneapolis; directory, map and app available from Art-a-Whirl website.

LyricCol: Hand painted tea towels, totes, and sewn fabric products for the home. Solar Arts Building, 3rd floor (by Chowgirls), 711 15th Ave NE, Minneapolis 55413

Mary Pow Designs: Textile wall art, women's handbags and accessories, whimsical children's bags and cases. Solar Arts Building, 3rd floor (Chowgirls).



Barnum Spring Fever Days
June 10; Sat. noon–3 
Barnum Community Center, 3753 Front St., Barnum 55707

Susie B. Handicraft:  Tote bags, dog & cat toys, sports-themed wreaths, storage containers, fire starters.