Your Weekend Agenda: Holiday Parties And Gift Fairs Galore!

Haven’t finished your holiday shopping, or just looking to have, ya’ know, a total blast? Then our round up of weekend must-dos is sure to please all you fashion-loving party hoppers. From an over-the-top indie mart to a vintage-jewel trunk show, our event guide will make roasting chestnuts on an open fire feel like Dullsville. And before your boy toy starts groaning, we have something on our list just for him. Scope out it all out, below!
The Bold Italic's Holiday Indie Mart
How does The Bold Italic host an indie mart? With a recycled-cardboard Christmas tree, booze, and rad DJs, of course! Going down at TBI’s brand-spankin’-new offices, this merry-merry event will feature over 25 local vendors, food cart favorites, a "Dirty Santa" appearance, and DIY workshops galore (including making terrarium ornaments!). Did we mention it's totally free? We’re so there!
When: Friday, December 16, 5-11 p.m.
Where: The Bold Italic, 34 Page Street (at Market Street).
The Brooklyn Circus Holiday Trunk Show
Snazzy fellas, this one’s for you! If there’s ever a time to pick up some new threads, it’s at the Brooklyn Circus trunk show going down tonight. And really, who doesn’t want to keep cozy in varsity jackets, vintage-inspired cardigans, and dapper hats?
When: Friday, December 16, 4-6 p.m.
Where: The Brooklyn Circus, 1521 Fillmore (at Geary Street); 415-359-1999.
DNA Storefront Holiday Pop-Up Shop
If you haven’t scooped up DNA’s Storefront eco wares yet, this weekend is your last chance! This pop-up shop boasts a selection of apparel, jewelry, and beauty products that have all been created with the planet in mind, with pieces made by Amour Vert, Sophie Monet, and Adina Mills. In other words, it’s the mother lode of all things eco.
When: Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 12-5 p.m.
Where: Free Gold Watch Studios, 1767 Waller Street (at Stanyan Street); 415-876-4444.
Renegade Craft Fair
One of our favorite reasons to love the holiday season is the return of the Renegade Craft Fair. This year, the Concourse Exhibition Center will be jam-packed with over 250 artist vendors and DIY workshops, for all of those on your holiday list who prefer handmade gifts that are one of a kind.
When: Saturday, December 17 and Sunday December 18, 11 a.m to 6 p.m.
Where: Concourse Exhibition Center, 620 7th Street (at Brannan and 7th streets); 415-487-3293.
Sasha Maks Vintage Trunk Show
Ready to party like a rock star? At the Sasha Maks trunk show, not only can you pile on all of this local vintage dealer's dazzling bips and bops (which are normally only found on Ebay!), you can also enjoy the soirée’s DJ, Los Osuna tequila, and gifts from decor showroom Artitud.
When: Saturday, December 17, 12-9 p.m.
Where: Artitud,11 Potrero Avenue (between 15th and Alameda streets); 415-252-8888.
Photo: Via Renegade Craft Fair

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