Shop at the West Side Market, eat lunch at Great Lakes Brewing Co., then spend time in Market Square Park browsing the Cleveland Bazaar, Cleveland’s oldest craft market. “It’s a day-long business for a lot of people,” says founder Shannon Okey. The Bazaar’s series of summer events take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month through October. Also, keep an eye out for its four holiday shows on November 27, December 5, 11 and 12. Since its launch in 2004, the Bazaar has featured between 25 and 140 vendors at each exhibition. “We have a wide range of manufacturers,” says Okey. “Name a category, we have it.” Check out The ExCB for watches made from the ground up, Akron Honey for locally made sweet condiment, and Snakes & Acey’s for hand-designed and printed shirts, tote bags, coasters and more. 2501 Market Avenue, Cleveland, clevelandbazaar.org
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