Event brings over 60 vintage and art vendors that fill the downtown streets with vintage, antique and repurposed items
CAMAS — The 11th annual Camas Vintage & Art Faire will return to the tree-lined streets of Downtown Camas this year on Sat., Aug. 24, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This event brings over 60 vintage and art vendors that fill the downtown streets with vintage, antique and repurposed items as well as many local artists bringing a wide collection of art offerings and styles.
Vintage vendors will showcase a large variety of home and garden items and indoor and outdoor furniture and decor as well as clothing, jewelry and accessories. Art selections include professional quality paintings, metal work, ceramics, garden art, photography, handmade jewelry, fiber art, recycled art, and more. The faire is on 4th Avenue and Birch Streets, near Camas Antiques, 305 NE 4th Avenue.
New vintage vendors this year include Cascade Vintage with eclectic Boho 70’s style vintage home accessories, furniture, textiles and décor; Meraki Woods with vintage smalls, old wood items (boxes, shelves, magazine racks), kitchenware, art, furniture; reclaimed handmade wood items – totes, trays, state signs, cribbage boards, boxes, rehabbed cutting boards and laser engraved wooden spoons & cutting boards; and Dora Lou with silver heirloom rings hand crafted from rare antique demitasse spoons, sold from a colorful restored vintage trailer. Returning vintage vendors include crowd favorites My Shabby Passion, Good Things Twice, Vintage Mama Roost and many more–all with a large varied selection of antiques, vintage, upcycled, painted and repurposed items. For a full list of vintage vendors, visit https://downtowncamas.com/event/camas-vintage-art-faire
New local artist vendors this year include John & Anni Furniss of Furniss Studios in Washougal. John is a blind woodworker who has been blind since he was 16 and learned woodworking when he was 20. Anni is a painter bringing cards, prints, bookmarks and originals. Garbage Glam (Tashera Jean) is also new this year with handmade recycled assemblage art and Steampunk jewelry. Returning art vendors include Heidi Curley of my aRt heals me, Windy Hill Weavers, Girl in the Pearl, Liz Pike Art, Honey BE Designs, Living Heart Art, Ironbender and many others. For a full list of art vendors, visit https://downtowncamas.com/event/camas-vintage-art-faire
Bret Malmquist will perform jazz guitar music from 10 a.m.-noon and the Carol Rossio Jazz Trio with many songs in French will perform from 12:30-3:00 p.m. In addition to the downtown restaurant choices, fresh food options will include Getta Gyro, BlackDog Hotdogs, My Dad’s Kettle Korn, and treats and pastries by Truly Scrumptious.
“This event is a great mix of relaxed and energized,” says Carrie Schulstad, executive director of the Downtown Camas Association (DCA). “It has a comfortable, strolling feel but there is always an excitement when you are looking for vintage treasures or experiencing beautiful new art. The artists and vintage vendors love to chat with people about their art and unique offerings. We have so much local talent and it’s wonderful to see it showcased. We have live jazz music throughout the day that adds to the festivities. Our local shops are all open as well so it’s the perfect way to spend the day in Downtown Camas.”
Vintage Vendor registrations are still being accepted and registration information can be found here: https://downtowncamas.com/event/camas-vintage-art-faire
For further posts and information visit Camas Vintage & Art Faire Facebook event page.
The DCA hosts the Vintage & Art Faire, sponsored by Camas Antiques. The DCA works year round to strengthen and promote Downtown Camas through partnerships, events, beautification and historic preservation projects, economic development, advocacy, and tourism functions. For information on the DCA and other downtown events, visit www.downtowncamas.com.
Information provided by Downtown Camas Association.