2nd Sundays Art & Music Festival

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Upcoming LoveLight Placemaking Popup Maker’s Markets

Often called the Artists & Musician’s Mom- our 2nd Sundays & LoveLight Placemaking Founder & Director, Shirley Vermillion, has been looking for opportunities to fill in “holes” in Williamsburg’s creative community and highlight the area’s talent since 2007(First Colony (her neighborhood) Art Bazaar was where the artist & artisan organizing began, which led to the beginning of 2nd Sundays in 2010).

To add a little more local handmade shopping during the Holiday season in 2021 and to give Grand Illumination Tourists, and families getting photos with Santa more to do in downtown Williamsburg while they awaited nighttime activities, she added some Pop Up Maker’s Markets on Prince George Street  on the Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas before Valentine’s Day 2022! 

When the City of Williamsburg decided to revoke the permit for them on Prince George Street in Sept of 2022- Vermillion followed her LoveLight Placemaking mission of spreading Arts, Music and Creativity all around, building CommUNITY, partnering with event spaces with residents and businesses that fully embrace the concept of “TOGETHER we’re BETTER!” She also answered the call of many in First Colony to bring back the First Colony Art Bazaar on 11/26/22 10a-4p! Several weekends of successful Midtown Row’s Maker’s Markets, down in December of 2022, now on to some long awaited SweetheART Markets in February of 2023, collaborating, spreading the creative vibes further… we held our inaugural SweetheART Markets at Indian Fields Tavern’s Big Barn on Sun 2/5/23, at Alewerks in Williamsburg on Sat 2/11/23  and added a few artists to the indoor lineup of artisans at Frothy Moon Brewhouse on Sun night 2/12/23!  

Continuing throughout 2023- We’ve been steadily growing our 1st Sundays markets at Indian Fields Tavern…getting ready for Spring of 2024 when their on site brewery, 5 Fields Brewing, will officially open! 

We’re closing out our 2023 popups with Cohosting First Colony Art Trail(our Director’s Neighborhood- She’ll have 5 artisans set up in her yard at 160 John Rolfe Lane, Williamsburg, Va) with a number of sites on 12/2/23 11a-5p(including complimentary SIPS at each stop) and our final 1st Sunday-a Holiday Market on 12/3/23 at Indian Fields 11a-4p! 

We’ll start 2024 with a Sweetheart Market at Indian Fields on 1st Sunday 2/4/24 11a-4p and one at Alewerks in Williamsburg on 2/10/24 12-5p. 

12/2/23 11a-5p First Colony 3rd Annual Art Trail– our address is 160 John Rolfe Lane, Williamsburg

Mermaid Meadows- Liz Callan’s Soaps & more

Kevin Caudle Nature Photography

Mia Mia Designs- Sharon Sawyer’s Polymer Clay Jewelry

Ahavahh Art- Stephanie Lessard’s Art & Pottery

Alchemist Dreamz- Jenn Roger’s -One of kind Electroformed and Silversmithed Jewelry, Stained Glass, Felts and Surprise Crystal Candles

12/3/23 11a-4p 1st Sundays Holiday Market at Indian Fields Taverns Barn & Lawn 9220 John Tyler Hwy, Charles City, Va

Live Music 1-4 from Jocelyn Oldham from Richmond, Va

LongNeck Coffee Roasters– Bob Bayton- Coffee by the cup or bag

Bodhi Bee Farm– Scott McCoy’s Honey, honey comb candles

Wandering Cow Farm– Mary Murphy’s Soaps, Lotions, Felts & more

Belly Button’s Boutique– Chloe Bell Riportella

Puppy Love – Terri Vaiden Clay’s Pet Bandanas, Collars & more

Mia Mia Designs- Sharon Sawyer’s Polymer Clay Jewelry designs 

Kevin Caudle Nature Photography

Nobska Craftsmen- Caitlin Rudder’s Fine Silver Jewelry Designs

Auntie YaYa’s Vintage Holiday Ornaments & Decor 

Memaid Meadows- Liz Callan’s Soaps, Lotions & more

Heirloom Pewter Studios- Mark Thomas’s Holiday Angel Ornaments 

Whim- Laura Ernst’s Pottery, seasonal & functional designs

River Birch Farms- Pam Summers 

Candy De Jesus Art 

By Justine- Fallon Speaker 

Hunger – Hot Sauces’s & Spices 

2/4/23 11a-4p SweetheART Market  at Indian Fields Taverns Barn 9220 John Tyler Hwy, Charles City, Va

LongNeck Coffee Roasters– Bob Bayton- Coffee by the cup or bag

SoulSmith Kombucha(SO MANY wonderful Flavors), Kimchee & more-Nani Smith

Alchemist Dreamz– Jenn Rogers

Bodhi Bee Farm– Scott McCoy’s Honey, honey comb candles

Wandering Cow Farm– Mary Murphy’s Soaps, Lotions, Felts & more

Belly Button’s Boutique– Chloe Bell Riportella & many more TBA

2/10/24 12a-5p LoveLight Placemaking’s SweetHeARTS & Ales at Alewerks 189B Ewell Rd, Williamsburg, Va 23188

Live Music from Richmond’s Zack Artis 11-2p

Artisan List

Mako Creations– Michael Handle’s Resin Art

 Longneck Coffee Roasters– Coffee by the cup & bags of beans -Bob Bayton

Wandering Cow Farms– Mary Murphy – Soaps & Felted animals, Mobiles  & more

Fill Happy  – Jana Flores

Bodhi Bee Farm– Scott McCoy

Stillwaters Glass Studio– Sharon & Mark Dombrowski

Ann Brown Hailey Jewelry

Sanctuary Glass– Tom & Karen Heath

Ulti Mutt Toys– for 4 legged friends- Dave Roberts

Kristine Kennedy Designs

BohoBlyss– earrings by Danielle McRoy

4GrandPups– Dog Treats by Maggie Masters

Scarlet Begonias– Charlie Carr’s essential oil hand crafted blends, jewelry, stones & crystals

Off Focus Studios– Geoff Coleman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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