Etsy: Made in Canada goes this weekend, Sept. 29-30, at Nanaimo North Town Centre with handmade art and crafts for sale. (Submitted photo)

Artisans will sell their wares at Etsy: Made in Canada event in Nanaimo

‘Pop-up marketplace’ sets up shp at Nanaimo North Town Centre this weekend, Sept. 29-30

Etsy: Made in Canada will be at Nanaimo North Town Centre this weekend.

The event, organized by the Etsy Nanaimo Team, will convert the shopping centre into “a pop-up marketplace,” and takes place Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a press release.

Jewelry, pottery, clothing, art, home decor and accessories will be among the items for sale and some of the vendors peddling local handmade and vintage wares will be RobbART Boutique and Vanessa Thackray Cunningham from Nanaimo and Westcoastkitsch from north Qualicum Beach.

“Etsy: Made in Canada is an important platform for us to connect our community with its amazing local Vancouver Island talent,” said Taryn Silver, Etsy Nanaimo team captain. “We are so thrilled to be hosting the fifth annual [event] and can’t wait to showcase all the homegrown talent this community has to offer.”

“The success and growth of Etsy: Made in Canada over the past five years is a testament to the incredible community of makers here in Canada,” said Erin Green, Etsy Canada managing director. “I’m incredibly proud of the work that’s gone into building this community and reaching this milestone.”

For more information, search @EtsyNanaimoTeam on Facebook.


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