Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Opening Day 6/9!

I've finally recovered from all the fun and festivities of opening day.. Thanks again to all of the awesome vendors who set up. Also a big shout-out to Omegaband and Indigo Son for rocking out on the plaza, and to all of the visitors who came by to check it out!

Here are some photos from the event..more to follow!

booth shot: Tina Dale handbags, Craft Mutiny and Ron Leibfried photography

a few lovely members of DC's craft collective 'Craft Mutiny' : Tina the Seamonster, Woolarina, and Rania Hassan of Goshdarnknit

Our super-intern Ellen and Wendy Rahm of the Arlington Arts Commission man the partnership booth...

psst- insider tip: goody bags are given out to the first 100 attendees who visit the partnership booth! don't forget to visit next time..The partnership booth also serves as the info booth for visitors and vendors and has loads of info about other area news and events.

More photos and recapping to follow.. the next event is July 14th, Bastille Day..mark your calendars!!

Thursday, June 7, 2007

2 Days To Go!...

..anticipation is in the air!.. Saturday 6/9 is our big opening day, and it's gonna be a blast! We're slated for great weather and we have two awesome bands playing in the afternoon (see band list to the right) and an AMAzing lineup of vendors! check out the vendor's sites to the right so you can start envisioning that new artwork in your apt. or cool clothes in your summer wardrobe!

Make a day of it- the first 100 visitors to visit the Ballston Va-Square Partnership booth will get a goody bag full of treats and coupons to nearby shops and restaurants. Have you always been wanting to try Willow Restaurant? there's a coupon in our bag for 1/2 price burgers! and they have a fabulous outdoor terrace right across the street from the market. There are coupons for lots of other nearby places, so if you live in the neighborhood you can use them up over the course of a couple weeks..and then use the discount at 'Curves' to work it off! ;)

The market runs from 10am-4pm on Saturday and the free concert starts between 12-1 and runs 2 hours.

If you're coming from DC, take the orange line to Ballston and cross N. Stuart Street. You can also take the 38B which starts at Farragut Sq. and travels through Georgetown and over the Key Bridge, ending at Ballston Metro.

See you Saturday!! -kristina