September 8, 2019 (Rain Date - Sep. 22, 2019)
11:30am to 5:00pm
Come celebrate all of the cultures and people that make our area so unique at the City of Peabody's signature event! Every year the International Festival attracts thousands of people with live music, artists, and food inspired from around the world lining the streets from Main down to the Square. Kids activities will happening at East End Veterans Memorial Park on Walnut Street with music, activities, games, and more.
The Galleria will be on Foster Street showcasing artwork and paintings from both new and familiar faces. And all new this year, Creative Collective will be bringing in over 40 local artisan vendors featuring crafts from all around the world!
And finally, the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Beer Garden on Main Street. Beer will be supplied by a local brewery. We hope you can join us as we celebrate our city's rich cultural diversity with plenty of food, music, and fun! ifestpeabody.com for full schedule and details.
We are a Massachusetts based social enterprise - business created to do good in the world - that provides our customers with products made from environmentally sourced fabrics that are designed to foster dialogue on social justice and environmental issues.
Our company’s name is a mix of Spanish and English — the two most spoken languages in the United States. Our name relates to the Hans Christian Andersen tale, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothing’, about an emperor, emperador in Spanish, and the importance of speaking up and dialogue, which is what we hope to inspire with our products.
To ensure that each product's message is as authentic as the material with which it is made, we source environmentally responsible fabrics via our production partnership with tonlé.
Ken draws inspiration for his work from his African-Caribbean roots, his life experiences and the people and cultures he encounters along the way. He explores art through different styles and materials - oil, acrylic, ceramic tiles, wood, nails and found materials - each spilling onto and infusing the other. His work is an explosion of colour and emotion, indelibly marking forever impressions onto the mind of the viewer.
The bold aesthetic that we've fine tuned over the years might be getting coopted by the blue chip apparel brands, but that's the way it goes when you're the innovator. Sully's is the craft beer that is changing how the Bud's are doing business these days, and our small size keeps us nimble and always on the cutting edge, just ahead of our competition. Our passion for all things Boston helps us to create original apparel and merchandise that not only lets you rep your city, but also look great doing it, so thank you for joining us on our journey!
Aasma’s Dream work with the artisans themselves and organizations that are helping women in difficult circumstances. Some women are domestic violence survivors. Some are raising handicapped children alone; others are widow and illiterate. These women have never had the chances we've had, yet they are just like us in so many ways. Aasma’s Dream features and will be presenting authentic cashmere scarves, shirts, pants and pillow covers hand-crafted with organic cotton.
Artist Roze Malone’s SeaWeaves jewelry never fails to impress. “Simply stunning wirework paired with colorful sea glass – a feast for the eyes,” said one reviewer.
Woven Royal sells the Afrona, which is specially designed for people with curly and voluminous hair. However, it is also great for dreads, weaves, braids, straight hair, and more.
Esperanza Soaps is an emerging social enterprise with a mission to provide jobs, empowerment and dignity to women living in poverty.
Anna Dugan will be presenting original artwork on stickers and apparel that feature illustrations and typography. Influenced by Filipino culture and "half" or "mixed" culture, the use of humor & color draw you in to these fun stickers, hats, and t-shirts.
Green Phoenix Threads is an upcycling operation dedicated to reusing, recycling, and repurposing. All fabric is sourced through thrift shops and the generous donations from friends and family.
ArcWorks Community Art Center is the creative cornerstone in Peabody Square, an inclusive center allowing people with and without disabilities to explore, create, experience, exhibit and sell their work.
Sarah Kelly Ceramics create functional pottery emphasizing uniqueness for everyday use. Simple forms are used within each set created to highlight connectedness within the body of work.
Simply Simon Soaps and Skincare will be presenting cold processed soap, all natural ingredients salves, bath teas, and lotion bars.
The Winchester School of Chinese Culture will be demonstrating origami/lotus flower and promoting Chinese culture through verbal activities, origami building, and more.
Lush Industrial will be presenting fun and funky jewelry made with new and repurposed hardware. Their specialty is Morse Code jewelry (hardware or beads are used to represent dashes and dots, spelling out words and phrases).
Using the techniques of decoupage, Iris Design creates items that appear to be hand painted. The items used include boxes of all sizes, frames, trays, and small furniture.
Moody Interiors is a home decor gift shop located at 131 Essex Street in historic downtown Salem, MA. Carrying an eclectic mix of handmade home decor, housewares, repurposed furniture, local art and Salem inspired gifts.
Chris Murray of Right Place Right Time will be presenting unique educational photography that is pleasing to the eye, with a mix of local North Shore flavors.
Maryann Bancroft will be displaying paintings of flowers, landscapes, and seascapes done in watercolor, acrylic, and oil, as well as alcohol inks on acrylic tiles. S
Taleo Handmade sells one of a kind bags, small accessories, pillows, and table runners made from re-purposed ethnic clothing. The fabrics are handwoven cotton and hemp featuring natural dyes, hand embroidery and hand drawn batik designs.
DWolf Designs paints with oil on canvas, wood, and often uses re-purposed materials, including building their own frames. They paint primarily land and seascapes inspired by their own photos and imagination.
Jewelry for a cause! Exquisitely designed and handcrafted, semiprecious gemstone jewelry that reflect both Eastern and Western styles, some simple and elegant while others big and bold. Quality craftsmanship at a reasonable price.