Shreveport, LA (PRWEB) November 01, 2012
The Texas Avenue Makers Fair, a non-traditional arts and crafts fair, will take place, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the corner of Common Street and Texas Avenue in downtown Shreveport. Organizers have published a vendor map listing 165 vendors, with 20 additional vendors planned in the event of good weather. The Texas Avenue Makers Fair will also include live music performances, local food and beverage vendors and thousands of unique, hand-made items available for purchase. In order to be sold at the event, items must be hand-made or hand-crafted. Admission is free and open to the public, and abundant free parking is available nearby. For more information, including driving directions and the vendor map, visit http://www.texasavemakersfair.com.
This edition of the Texas Avenue Makers Fair will feature an expanded variety of food offerings, including local food trucks Some Like it Hot and Geauxsicles. Other food and drink vendors include Stir Tapas, Twine, Ki Mexico and Kern Has Coffee. A $1 raffle will include top prizes such as an event facility rental from Dominique’s and a romantic dinner for two provided by World Famous Lagniappe Catering.
The event on Nov. 10 will mark the second anniversary of the inaugural Texas Avenue Makers Fair, which took place on November 5, 2010. The bi-annual fair is organized by the Texas Avenue Community Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Shreveport, LA with the mission to promote community and community interest along the historic Texas Avenue corridor and its adjacent neighborhoods. TACA’s mechanism is to unify partners from all backgrounds who are willing to invest their human, social, and fiscal capital to advance a vision of a revitalized Texas Avenue and environs as a mixed-use, pedestrian friendly, economically viable, culturally diverse, sustainable, city-center neighborhood. For more information on TACA, visit http://www.texasave.org.