Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair is a juried exhibition and sale of handmade goods from independent artists that originated 14 years ago in Washington, D.C., presented by the Nashville Scene’s sister publication, the Washington City Paper. The Nashville Scene launched a version of the event in November 2014, integrating a curated selection of beer for sale along with the handcrafted items, activities, entertainment and food truck fare. We are thrilled to again host Crafty Bastards in The Gulch neighborhood on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10 AM - 4 PM. This is a FREE community event!
Why are we doing it?
As Nashville’s premier alternative newsweekly, the Nashville Scene promotes underground art and strives to connect the voice and vision of independent artists with our readers. The festival creates an experience where consumers can discover unconventional, hard-to-find arts and crafts, meet the artists, and even make something themselves.
What kinds of crafts will I find?
You will find talented artists handpicked by a select jury for their DIY chops and singular vision. There'll be surprises at every booth including unique homegoods, clothing, punk-rock baby clothes, handcrafted jewelry, plush toys, DIY kits, screen-printing, original art, locally produced food, and much more.