D.I.Y. Calendar

Beau Bien Fine Foods Grand Opening

Beau Bien Fine Foods, Detroit, MI
From our friends at Beau Bien Fine Foods:

Come help us celebrate the grand opening of our tasting room and sandwicherie! Every Saturday, we'll be serving up grab-and-go breakfast and lunch with a rotating seasonal menu incorporating fresh local produce. We've created several new flavors of preserves and condiments that will only be available at the tasting room; we've also added a small selection of pantry and deli items made in-house, like pickles, preserved lemons, fermented foods, vinegars and more. Stop in and enjoy a coffee on us and sample our various new products!

Beau Bien Fine Foods is located at 2478 Riopelle St in Detroit

Berkley Art Bash

Downtown Berkley, Berkley, MI
The Berkley Art Bash is bringing together 130 artists this year, plus food trucks, kids activities, bands and more! This party is happening on 12 mile road in downtown Berkley, and is a great way to spend the day and shop local! BAB runs 10am-6pm.

Ponyride Market Summer Series

Ponyride, Detroit, MI
From Ponyride's Event Page:

The Ponyride Market Summer Series is an exciting opportunity for shoppers to find unique items and meet the makers behind them. The market is expected to showcase between 60-80 vendors, is free for the public and will be filled with exciting food, music, products and entertainment.

The newly launched Summer Series markets function as a business incubator for Southeast Michigan’s maker community and seeks to drive economic development and creative entrepreneurship for Detroit residents and neighborhoods. These markets are vibrant city events, celebrating the diversity and creativity Detroit has to offer.
Free Admission!


Rust Belt Market, Ferndale, MI
From our friends at RockSugar:

SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017 — #RockSugar, a FREE #wedding show featuring artists and makers, will be at the The Rust Belt Market in Ferndale from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Local indie wedding vendors and crafters will be on hand to book appointments, show work samples and give couples countless ideas and endless inspiration for their upcoming weddings. The first 50 brides/grooms will get a tote bag full of goodies from the vendors! There will also be door prizes from our sponsors: Paper Source Birmingham and Glass Action! Follow our event for more info as the date fast approaches!

Paper Source Birmingham
Glass Action

A Fox Wedding
Amalia Bakery
Birch Affair
The Blu Kitchen
Christie K Stylist
The Colagrossis
Color wheel
Curtsy & Bow Events
Dark Oak Bindery
Dave Lawson
EP & J Candle Co.
The Brick House Canning Co.
Ever Ours
Good Music Gentlemen
Green Daffodil
Jen Vosler - Fine Art & Lettering
Sarah Babian
Jodi Lynn's Emporium of Doodles
Letters To Sarah Metalsmithing
Modernly Events
Moving Beauty
Party Typewriter
Revel Bar
Sean Cook Wedding Photography
Studio Terrain
Spun Sugar Detroit
The Whisk & Crumb

Downriver Indie Craft Fair

Downriver Council for the Arts, Wyandotte, MI
Hosted by our friends at the Downriver Council for the Arts!

From the Facebook Event Page:


Friday. March 17, 2017 from 6-9pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 11am-6pm

Over 50 independent crafters, artists and DIY'ers will be showcasing their wares all over our beautiful 100+ year old historic building. Items range from original artwork to vintage and handmade clothing and jewelry to Michigan-themed art and photography. Downriver's FIRST indie craft fair of its kind, now in its fourth year, will also boast products made from recycled wood and metal, handmade soaps, fine art, ceramics and sweet treats. Score some unique finds and treat your taste buds, while supporting the arts.

Special Wyandotte 3rd Friday incentives on the 17th including free trolley rides. Get here early and receive a free gift bag!

$2 public admission at the door, proceeds help send a child to summer art camp at the Downriver Council for the Arts.

Vendor deadline was Feb. 3.


Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI
Saturday, December 10: 11-7
Sunday, December 11: 12-6

+ Over 90 makers selling the best in handmade
+ Free DIYpsi swag for the first 50 shoppers each day
+ Eats by The Wurst Bar
+ A curated selection of Michigan craft beer by Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse
+ Locally Roasted Coffee by Hyperion Coffee Company
+ Sweet treats by Go Ice Cream
+ Children's Activities by Fly Children's Art Center
+ Winter Art Tour 2016 passport stop

more info (including parking) at:

check out this year's vendors at:

This year DIYpsi's Holiday Market will be a part of the Winter Art Tour 2016! Using a passport, The Winter Art Tour will take visitors to nine art shows across Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti for the weekend of Dec. 10 + 11. Visitors who get passport stamps at four or more of the participating shows will be entered to win one of 15 locally handcrafted prizes valued at over $50 a piece! http://www.winterarttour.org/

Merry Market

The Detroit Mercantile Co., Detroit, MI
From the Facebook event page:

The Metro Times & Detroit Mercantile Company Merry Market is a fun and festive event that brings local and regional vendors together in the unique atmosphere of The Detroit Mercantile Co — giving Detroiters, and metro-Detroiters, the opportunity to support local business while shopping for high-quality goods.

Started in 2012, The Merry Market is a natural holiday extension of the mission of The Detroit Mercantile Co. — to support small, local business, and provide customers with a unique selection of high quality items.

This year the Merry Market will be open to the public on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.

Admission is FREE and well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Maker’s Mart

Handmade Toledo, Toledo, OH
From the Maker's Market Facebook Event page:

Join us for our 10th Maker's Mart on May 13th 2017!
That's 5 years of bringing you Toledo's favorite one day pop-up indie craft fair! Time sure flies when you're having fun!

A day of supporting handmade, shopping small, and celebrating!

May 13th

10am - 8pm

1717 Adams Street, Toledo OH

$1 admission

DIY Street Fair

The 9th annual DIY STREET FAIR is a favorite festival of Handmade Detroit, featuring craft beer and cocktails, the Metro Detroit's best music and lots of local artists. You won't want to miss this fair!

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI
Find unique local gifts. Enjoy a unique local tradition. Visit the 11th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! Michigan's largest and longest-running indie craft fair is returning to the world's largest Masonic Temple. With more than 100 juried vendors, selling everything from jewelry and clothing to bath products and home decor, it's the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind handmade treasures. And with music, food, and a historic setting, it's a festive weekend to share with friends.

Friday, December 2: 6 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, December 3: 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, December 4: 11 am - 6 pm
Masonic Temple: 500 Temple Street, Detroit
Admission: $1 (Children 12 and under admitted free)