• News Flash: The Urban Market at Highstreet!

    Drumroll please....We are beyond thrilled (we're talking covered in goosebumps thrilled!) to share some BIG news with you today! Spruce Collective will be hosting The Urban Market at Highstreet later this Fall, on October 26th, 2013! If you haven't been up there yet, Highstreet Shopping Centre is a beautiful (and enormous!) new shopping centre just off the Mt. Lehman exit here in Abbotsford and will be home to a number of fantastic new stores, restaurants, movie theatre and more...there's even a playground! Plenty of room (and parking!) for our big event and we're pretty excited about the opportunity to use one of their large indoor spaces. It'll be a pop-up market of sorts and will be the first of several. Highstreet has big plans for the Holidays this year and Spruce will be hosting several smaller outdoor night markets over the Christmas season (more details to come). ***Applications for The Urban Market are now CLOSED. We will be contacting all applicants shortly and announcing vendors on Wednesday, September 17th. In the meantime, this Fall market is a pretty big full-circle moment for us, considering that our passion for vintage + handmade markets is what brought us together in the first place. Not to mention we're coming up to our 1-year anniversary later this month...pretty darn special! In honour of our first anniversary, we'll be throwing a big sneak peek party the night before our event which you won't want to miss. Tickets will be available at the shop on September 15th and guests will receive a lovely tote bag, first dibs everything, wine + appies, a DJ (mm hmm, that's right!) and more. Fun, fun and more FUN! You can keep tabs on who else will be attending and share this event with your friends over on our Facebook Event Page (click here). Spruce Collective:TheUrbanMarketPoster-final Not sure what all of the fuss is about? Here's a little look at Scout Handmade + Vintage Market, the last event co-hosted by Lily, one of our Spruce partners, and her then-partner Rachel. These photos of our individual booths + displays, before we became Spruce Collective, were captured beautifully by local photographer Sharalee Prang and you can see plenty more inspiring photos here.

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    Are you a creative maker or vintage picker? Applications are now officially open and you can find more details, including booth prices and requirements, on our Events page (click here). Hope you're as excited as we are for The Urban Market at Highstreet! See you there :) ~the Spruce Girls  
  • Comments on this post (7 comments)

    • admin says...

      Thanks Colleen! The venue is beyond perfect…can’t wait! ~Lily

      December 03, 2014

    • admin says...

      Thanks Fiona! Yes, we’re definitely heading back to our roots and are so excited about it all :) ~Lily

      December 03, 2014

    • Fiona Richards says...

      How fun – and congrats. Back to your roots, so to speak!
      Love the pics!
      - Fiona

      December 03, 2014

    • Colleen of Vintage Home says...

      ahhhhh..this is all so very exciting! Fabulous venue and you girls always do it so well!

      December 03, 2014

    • Pamela says...

      You guys are amazing! Can’t believe all these things to look forward to. I am excited, too.
      Big Smiles

      December 03, 2014

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