And then to Ridgewood Market….
Another year has rolled around here on planet earth and the end of the Gregorian calendar year is here again. California is still on fire and in Texas and the deep south it is snowing and climate change is still real. And with that end of the 2017 year comes those holiday events, holiday markets and even New Years Eve events not far behind. And according to METROand the skint, there are 20 holiday markets, a Union Square Holiday Market and more this weekend in that New York City area. And so I spent this day in an attempt to vend those DecorForU #blacklivesmatter, #notmypresident, #occupywallstreet, #nopolicestate, #berniesanders, #yoga, #bushwick, #ridgewood & #brooklyn necklaces, magnets, key chains & pins @ those holiday markets of Mayday Space 1st Annual Social Justice Holiday Market for $2 each and @Ridgewood Market Sat. Night Bazaar at Ridgewood Market! Free Entry! Food & Gifts! for $1 each. And Mayday Space, that really cool alternative space and beyond space in Bushwick, Brooklyn facebook event invite read something like:
Saturday, December 16 at 12 PM – 5 PM EST
JOIN US AT MAYDAY for a delightful indoor gathering of 50 small vendors selling all things social justice-y… so you don’t have to buy corporate crap for your loved-ones, and can instead uplift local artists, makers, and community-led efforts.
➟ photobooth pics
➟ ➟ beats by DJ Sabine Blaizin
➟ ➟ ➟ hot cider & other yummy treats
accessories + art + body care + books + buttons + calendars + cards + clothes + comics + cosmetics + food + herbals + home decor + jewelry + kids stuff + photos + posters + stickers + textiles + vintage + zines y mucho más!
most vendors are poc, immigrant, queer, femme, low-income and/or longtime local residents. many are donating proceeds to a range of causes and are part of broader grassroots movements and the solidarity economy ✊🏻✊🏽✊🏿
Alley Horn: www.instagram.com/alley.horn
Black Queer Magic: www.BlackQueerMagic.Bigcartel.com
Bread & Roses: www.instagram.com/br34d4ndros3s
Brooklyn Defense Committee: http://sorrywedonthaveone.org/
Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar
Common Notions / Nociones Comunes NYC
Danni Hu-Yang: https://dannihuyang.org/
De La Tierra Blends: www.instagram.com/delatierrablends
The Doula Project
Existence Is Resistance & Tarin Andrea Designs
Femmescapes + Moons: www.instagram.com/femmescapes
Five Boro Story Project
Free-I Buttons: www.ebay.com/itm/302547690130
Gabriel Lee Design: http://chromo.us/
Gabriela NY / International Women’s Alliance
The Hanger Project
The Homegirl Box
Honey Brain // Rudy Lazzaro Designs: www.instagram.com/honey_brain
Katiana Inc: www.katianainc.com
K. M. Kralowec: www.kathleenkralowec.com
Mayday by Ida
The Militant Manatee: www.instagram.com/themilitantmanatee
Mouthy Gal: www.instagram.com/mouthygal
NYC Shut It Down Arts Collective: www.gofundme.com/nycshutitdown
Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM)- حركة الشباب الفلسطيني
Practicing Democracy: www.etsy.com/shop/practicingdemocracy
Radical Manitas: www.instagram.com/radical_manitas
Rocking Chair Classics
Secret Riso Club
Titi Liz Blankets: www.instagram.com/onehandedhooker
Wave Studios NYC
Woke and Bespoke
*vendor application deadline closed, but inbox us if you want to join in and we’ll see if there’s last minute space to squeeze you in!
Mayday Space is a collectively-managed organizing and social hub for grassroots groups, neighborhood residents, artists and activists from across NYC (and beyond!) to hold classes, trainings, meetings, film screenings, retreats, conferences, art builds, and all-ages events on an affordable sliding scale. Host your event with us and sign-up for our weekly events e-blast: http://eepurl.com/bH3Mxj
The Holiday Market will be taking place on our large 3rd floor Great Hall. Unfortunately, the building is old and there is no elevator to reach upper floors and gender neutral bathrooms are located up several steps with narrow stalls. While this is far from ideal, we can direct those in need to accessible bathrooms in the immediate vicinity in neighborhood businesses and Wyckoff Hospital around the corner. Please let us know if we can assist you in any other way.
Have a great holiday events, holiday markets, new years eve day and more.