Thursday, September 10, 2009

Fine & Funky Comes to Fenton Street

Attend the launch of a new outdoor market in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, to celebrate our eclectic community.

Saturday, September 12 and October 3, 2009
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Corner of Fenton Street and Silver Spring Avenue
*Free parking in public lots across Fenton Street!*

The market will feature an exciting array of fine, unusual, imported, and handmade live music and hot mini donuts!

--Ajay Malghan Photography—limited edition photography
--Babus—handmade felted wool toys
--Fernando Amorin—Peruvian Artist
--Neville's Natural Nibbles—homemade dog treats by local teen
--Falling Green—repurposed vintage jewelry
--Z Designs—semi-precious jewelry made with fair-trade Kenyan beads
--Tiffany Yancey Fine Art—fine art
--Sankofa Beads—handmade jewelry and dolls
--Doxallo Designs—handcrafted metal jewelry
--Yummy & Company—recycled copper & clay jewelry
--Froggy Pants Creations—handmade belts, hair clips, headbands
--Unexpected Surprises!—handmade wood toys
--Green Porch-Lights—screenprinted cards, journals
--Honey Glow Natural Products—local beekeepers' honey and beeswax products
--Brian Cassidy—rare books from relocated Calif. bookseller
--Urbanitea—rare and unusual teas
--Bernie Van Leer—local photography
--Shannon Kadow—hand-braided rugs by local Silver Spring mom
--Music on the Rise—nonprofit bringing local performers to play
--Cody Tracey—funky, bluesy guitar playing by Baltimore teen
--Rodeo Motel—vintage western/swing and bluegrass by Takoma Park couple
--Eric Brooks—jazz sax by the puppeteer at Glen Echo
--Melissa Avery—vintage records and Hawaiian shirts
--Shel's Studio—handmade ceramics, pottery
--Wondrous Beads—beads/natural stone jewelry
--Three Stone Steps—eco-friendly and fairly traded imports
--Theodora Scarato—henna tattoos, plaster-cast masks, and handmade objects
--Penelope Spa—handmade soaps
--Vegan Eatz and Treatz—healthy treats by mom and daughter
--Ninnycat Crochet—modern/vintage crochet
--Laylabelle Designs—funky handmade jewelry
--Bette's Bags—unique handmade handbags
--April Mist—handmade paper-bead jewelry
--Cogliani Photography—photography services and prints
--Silver Spring Historical Society—books and postcards related to Silver Spring history
--Merina Art Glass—kiln-formed glass jewelry and art
--Re-Cycles—refurbished high-end bikes
--Estella Couture—original, exotic fashions
--Virginia Lichtman—decorated clothes & vintage toys
--Red Persimmon Imports—fair-trade handmade gifts
--Bellajenna—custom printed cards and baby clothes
--Laughing Glass Studio—art glass
--Rock Creek Originals—fiber art jewelry
--Karen Garvin Photography—framed and matted photographs
--Luna Aura Fiberworks—hand-spun wool
--Man in the Moon Art—original art
--Community Forklift—architectural salvage
--Migue's Magnificent Mini Donuts—fresh donuts made on site by Baltimore baker
--newmoonpie—custom jewelry design, repair, and remodeling
--Hyattsville Arts Alliance—original works by Hyattsville artists
--Linda's Ironworks—imported and domestic iron and metalwork
--I Make It Funky!—knitted and crocheted accessories
--Polly Sue's—vintage clothing from Takoma Park shopowner
--Leela, LLC—hand-made, fair trade, upcycled sari skirts
--Layne Alexandra—vintage furniture restored/reupholstered
--Shel's Studio—handmade ceramics, pottery
--Marshetta Davis—fine art
--Bronwyn King—fine oil portraits

Check out the Gazette article at For more information, e-mail Hannah McCann at or visit

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