The Cutting Edge: A Fundraiser for Handmade Arcade

<p><strong>Don’t miss Handmade Arcade’s inaugural benefit event on Friday night, December 7th!</strong><br />
Open to ages 18+.<br />
A limited number of tickets are available.</p>

<p>* GET A FIRST LOOK at the market the night before it opens to the public</p>

<p>* SHOP EARLY from more than 130 featured vendors (from a total of 239)</p>

<p>* MEET THE MAKERS from Pittsburgh and beyond</p>

<p>* MINGLE with Pittsburgh’s craft community</p>

<p>* ENJOY snacks and cider, craft activities and make-and-takes</p>

<p>* HELP SUPPORT Handmade Arcade, the region’s largest independent craft fair, and its community of innovative craft-based artists, designers and makers</p>

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<strong>LOTS TO DO + MAKE!</strong></p>

<p>* Sip Crafted Apple, an exclusive collaborative release from Threadbare Cider and Handmade Arcade</p>

<p>* Assemble your own crafty goodie bag</p>

<p>* Create a glass mosaic with artist Debbie Jacknin</p>

<p>* Watch live demonstrations from Pittsburgh Glass Center</p>

<p>* Make block prints with WorkshopPGH</p>

<p>* Laser cut a custom wood or leather key fob with Protohaven</p>

<p>* Bid on fabulous silent auction items</p>

<p>* Music by DJ Jeff Bower</p>

<p>* Cash bar</p>

<p>* Light bites<br />

<p><strong>PROCEEDS WILL SUPPORT:</strong></p>

<p>* Free admission to Handmade Arcade</p>

<p>* Free Hands-on Handmade Activity Area for all ages</p>

<p>* Youth Maker Scholarship Program for ages 16-18</p>

<p>* Craft Corridor for emerging artists</p>

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Looking for tickets to Handmade Arcade's annual Early Birdie Shopping Hour on Saturday, December 8, from 10-11 a.m.? Purchase tickets here:</p>


<p>Want to attend both the Friday night fundraiser and the Saturday morning Early Birdie? Purchase a combo ticket and save $10! Go here to purchase:</p>