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Free Naturally Crafty Program at Great Plains Nature Center

Looking for something free and educational for the kids to do? The Great Plains Nature Center offers a FREE nature-based craft activity for kids on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. and noon.  As of September 2021, naturalists at Great Plains Nature Center have designed take-home activities to replace their in-person programs.  It’s still running in […]

Michael’s Kids Club Craft Workshops in Wichita

Michaels Kids Club Craft events

Check out these online boredom busters from Michael’s craft stores for kids and parents stuck at home. For now, the in-person craft events have been canceled. But a notice on the store’s website says it will be hosting Facebook LIVE broadcasts for family-fun activities at noon CDT every Wednesday.  The company says it will resume […]

Intro to Chalk Couture classes in Wichita

Chalk Couture Chalk with Darcie

I met the owner of Chalk with Darcie recently at a Wichita Flea Market and absolutely loved what she’s doing. Darcie is a Chalk Couture Independent Designer, and these little craft projects are both beautiful AND easy (which is why I loved it). She told me about some upcoming demo classes she’s hosting inside Paramount […]

Westlink branch library will offer a place to craft with others

yarn crochet knit craft wichita

Like to craft with company? Bring your small projects – knitting, scrapbooking, beading, crochet – to the Westlink branch library. Starting in February, the branch library will host a Creating Circle on the second Wednesday of every month in the evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Admission to the crafting circle is free, and you […]

Handmade in the Heartland Craft Fair Saturday

Handmade in the Heartland Craft Fair Sedgwick County Extension

The next HandMade in the Heartland Craft Fair is Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Center. Admission to the craft fair is free. There will be over 50 booths of only hand-made art and homemade treats. For more information, visit the Handmade in the Heartland Facebook […]

Red Barn Outdoor Market Fall 2012

Red Barn Outdoor Market Benton KS

The inaugural Red Barn Outdoor Market was held this past spring near Benton, Kansas. It was filled with handcrafted goods and a variety of antique and vintage items. On Saturday, September 15, the market will be open again with even more vendors, live music, and food vendors.Among the goods offered at the fall market will […]

Craft Bazaar at Explorer Elementary in Goddard

Submitted by Judy: 7th Annual Spirit Bazaar sponsored by Church of the Holy Spirit Altar Society. Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 9am-4pm at Explorer Elementary, 454 S. 167th St. W., Goddard, KS. (On 167th Between Hwy. 54 & Maple) Over 50 Merchants, Arts, Crafts, Jewelry, Gifts, Home Decor, Bake Sale, Fashion Show, Music & Demonstrations. […]

Craft Bazaar at Explorer Elementary in Goddard

The 6th annual Spirit Bazaar will be held on Monday, November 13, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Explorer Elementary School. The bazaar features crafts and baked goods. Door prizes will be awarded. Admission is $1.