Cottage on Dodge - Algona, IA
2022 Shop Shedule

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Pottery by Sonata Arrowood

I'm so excited to have space at Cottage on Dodge that allows for guest artists to join me each month. In August, I will be joined by Sonata Arrowood. Here's a little bit more about Sonata and her work: 

Hi I’m Sonata! I’m a wife, mom, student and the business owner of Solder and Ceramics. I started taking ceramic classes in 2017 at the MacNider Art Museum in Mason City, Iowa. After losing my mother-in-law to cancer in 2016, I had to find a positive outlet to deal with those feelings of grief. I came across an article where someone talked about taking ceramic classes and that it helped them deal with grief, so that’s how my journey with ceramics started. It has been very helpful dealing with those emotions and not only those feels of grief making pottery helps me relax. Other than family, it is my other happy space where I can sit and think about what I would like to create. It’s a very heart warming feeling knowing that something you’ve created with your heart and hands brings, joy, comfort and peace to someone’s life in hard times and good times. To me it’s about helping someone’s heart heal.


2022 Event Schedule





Hint, hint- Shoppers start lining up early for the gates to open so if you’re wanting to be the first in you may want to come early. Just sayin’.
ANNNNND we may have a little somethin’ somethin’ for the first 100 shoppers:)


$5 admission, kids 12 and under are free.


Not far off Interstate 80 in between Iowa City and the Quad Cities
Cedar County Fairgrounds
1195 220th St.
Tipton, IA 52772

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Join the Bonanza, rain or shine, inside at Canterbury Park 10AM-5PM Thursday, September 22, and 9AM-5PM Friday and Saturday, September 23 & 24.


Want a jump on the best finds? The Early Bird ticket allows entrance at 8AM Thursday for two hours of prime shopping before the doors open to general admission. That ticket is good for readmission Friday and Saturday at the regular opening time, after vendors have restocked.

ADMISSION: $12/day

General Admission
Early Bird Admission

*Children under 12 are free

September 22-24


Canterbury Park

1100 Canterbury Road S.

Shakopee, MN, 55379

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Come to our 30th Annual Algona Autumnfest Craft & Vendor Show to see all the unique handmade crafts and a variety of vendor items on display.

Admission: $5

Saturday, October 22



Algona High School

600 S Hale St

Algona, IA 50511


Art on the Prairie is a unique festival celebrating art, music, literature, and the joys of small town living, all wrapped up in a two day event in historic downtown Perry during the second weekend in November. 

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 10am - 5pm
Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 10am - 4pm


Downtown Perry, IA

Just a hop, a skip, and a jump NW of Des Moines

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Fiber Market with local vendors, classes and food trucks! Come out, learn something new!

Admission: Saturday $5 Sunday - Free

We will ask vendors & attendees to take proper precautious against Covid-19.

We want to ensure everyone's safety and fibery-good time!

Saturday, November 19, 2022 | 9am-4pm
Sunday, November 20, 2022 | 9am-4pm


Historic Franklin Jr. High 

4801 Franklin Ave

Des Moines, IA 

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Made Market QC is a handmade + vintage makers market featuring over 150 vendors with trendy boutiques, vintage finds, and the best handmade goods in the Midwest. Shopping, Live Music, Food + Drinks, too! We intentionally host 3 markets a year in three different seasons- Spring, Summer, + Holiday- in hopes to bring you the BEST shopping experience year round!

Market History:

Originally named OMG BeckyFest, this makers faire was created in 2017 as a platform for local + regional artists, creators, makers, and entrepreneurs to come together and share the love of their craft with the community. Fast Forward to 2022, Rachelle is the proud new owner of Crafted Quad Cities (local gifts + goods retail store in Downtown Davenport, IA) and the makers faire, and rebranded it to what we now know as Made Market QC.


$5 online

$7 at the door 

Friday, December 2, 5-8pm

Saturday, December 3, 9-3pm

The Bend XPO

922 Mississippi Parkway

East Moline, IL 61244