25 May Porter Flea to kick off summer event at Track 1
Porter Flea is set to kick off their annual summer market at Track 1 in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday, June 6.
The market features modern handmade goods from many designers, artists and artisans from the area. Porter Flea was first organized in July, 2011, by Jessica Maloan, Brent Elrod, and Katie Vance, the juried and curated semi-annual market was named Best Artisan Market by the Nashville Scene in 2012 and has earned additional praise from Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Native, Forbes Travel Guide, StyleBlueprint, Etsy, and more.
This summer, Porter Flea has a wide range of vendors which includes many veterans and newcomers to the market. Some of those that will be on site include Holler Design, Handy Dandy Productions, Miller Made Collective, Bear It No More, Strawcastle and Brothers Design Co. among many more.
If you’re on the fence about whether to attend the main market on Saturday or the preview market, go ahead and grab tickets for the preview market to get the sneak peak on many of the items and vendors. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased via the Porter Flea website. The Porter Parlour will also make a return visit and will offer another mix of items for the home such as soaps and candles. While there are several vendors to visit, here are a few Southern Manners is excited to see:
Brothers Design Co.
Bock prints, stickers and coasters are a few items you will find from Brothers Design Co. With unique visuals and designs, Brothers Design Co. should be a stop on the checklist.
Miller Made Collective
Simple, stylish and minimal, Miller Made Collective makes lamps for any desk, night stand or bookcase.
Maple Hill Beard Company
If you are a beard purveyor, then you understand the importance of beard oil and grooming.
A strop for the modern disposable razor that keeps your blades aligned and in great condition. Did we mention leather and denim?
Monkey Ink Design
MID is focused on making “well made, beautifully designed screen printed goods, come hell or high water” according to their website. The company will be on site displaying a mix of t-shirts, prints and gig posters.
For more information, visit porterflea.com. The Saturday market begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. and is free to the public.