JUST OVER THE BORDER: Cultural Survival Bazaar - A Festival of Indigenous Arts and Cultures
Saturday/Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This weekend - just over the border - at Market Square and Inn Street in Newburyport, Mass. there will be a Cultural Survival Bazaar: A Festival of Indigenous Arts and Cultures. The Cultural Survival Bazaars are a series of cultural festivals that provide Indigenous artists, cooperatives, and their representatives from around the world the chance to sell their work directly to the American public. Each event features traditional and contemporary crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry, home goods, and accessories from dozens of countries. In addition, the Bazaars offer cultural performances and presentations, including live music, storytelling, craft-making demonstrations, and the unique chance to talk directly with makers and community advocates. You'll be shopping direct from artists and fair trade vendors and you'll find items like textiles from Mexico, Ghana, Laos, Haiti and Guatemala, Jewelry from South Sudan, Uganda, Niger and Nepal, painted eggs from the Ukraine, traditional Zulu Pottery and much more. Admission is free.