Fundraiser at 10 Barrel Brewing
Last night, my husband and I searched for the place that we read about in our local event weekly, The Portland Mercury. Listed as a “feature pick,” this event promotion cost the host, 10 Barrel Brewing, no advertising dollars and it filled the house on an otherwise normal Tuesday evening in Portland, […]

Non profit fundraisers fill the house and gain word of ...

street fair coordinator training 1
Learning is listening. I think I’ve made it to a main street conference, every year, for the past 15 years and each time I’ve walked away with at least one golden nugget, many I’ve been able to directly share with the Main Street communities I work with daily. Last month, […]

Washington Main Street Conference April 24 – 26 learning is ...

Rang Barse 2017 – Festival of Colors Bollywood Movez Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT) 490 NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Hillsboro, OR Amrapali Boutique in association with Bollywood Movez & City of Hillsboro Cultural Arts invites everyone to join the 5th Annual Rang Barse on Saturday, April, 1 2017. Celebrate […]


ALBERTA STREET FAIR HOSTED BY ALBERTA MAIN STREET VENDOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION Held annually on the second Saturday in August, Alberta Street Fair provides over 300 vendor spaces to artists, craftspeople, food purveyors, jewelers, photographers, ceramicists, retailers, non profit organizations, and service businesses. All vendors must reserve a space in advance. […]

2017 Alberta Street Fair Vendor Registration

The Night Market fun in Vietnam shine with light, color and fun, drawing people together. Hot An and Hanoi are just two fantastic Asian cities that have built Night Markets environments, mostly catering to tourists but are also a draw for families with kids, teens, and elders too. Light and color […]

Night Market fun in Vietnam

It’s a beautiful day in Monterey! I’m heading over to the California Main Street Conference to make a presentation on Street Fairs! Can’t wait to share more about how to build community and raise money through street fairs planning and production. Street fairs raise visibility and awareness, literally putting your […]

California Main Street Conference 2017