New ventures include an Emerging Artists Corner featuring young local artists and makers showcasing their wares.


As the 42nd Mill Valley Film Festival draws thongs of film lovers to town, Makers Market‘s slate of monthly Outdoor Markets continues on Oct. 5, spanning most of the Mill Valley Lumber Yard property with more than a dozen independent creators, artists and makers as well as live music from John Clarke, kids crafts and more. It also includes a just-added Emerging Artists Corner highlighting local young artists like Tam High grad Anna Baldwin (artwork at left) and giving them the opportunity to showcase their wares free of charge.​

The Outdoor Markets also offer first-time MVLY visitors the chance to check out all that the multi-faceted community gathering space and retail and foodie destination has to offer. Its spaces are nearly full, and include Stacy King’s Lulu Design Jewelry, Louise Dockstader’s Once Around as well as the opening of Watershed Restaurant from Ged Robertson and Kyle Swain and Mad Dogs & Englishman, an innovative, creative bicycle shop from Jennifer Blevins and Martin Watson. That array of businesses joined an ever-burgeoning roster of MVLY tenants that started with Molly de Vries’ Ambatalia and Gayle Nicoletti’s Bloomingaylesand later added Serena Armstrong’s FarmHouseUrban, Suzy Ekman’s Makers Market, Amy Lowery’s The Edit, Chelsea Hutchison’s BOL Superfood Cafeand Paige Mycoskie’s Aviator Nation.

Gabrielle Heilek Studio – Silversmithed jewelry
B Van Soi – Nature-inspired ceramics and jewelry
CarylB – Floral inspired soaps, creams, and salts
Jester Swink – One-of-a-kind wall hangings
Nordic Pine – Handmade jewelry and accessories​
Sarah Head Design – Bold statement jewelry
Branching Out Wood – Modern Functional Home Decor
Saltwater Crow – Soap, bubble bars, ceramic soap dishes
Tracey Sheppard Jewelry – Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry
Adelyn Designs – Womens Clothing
Indriya Jewelry – Power pieces for the eclectic minimalist
Marin Orgonite – Organite Energy Balancing Devices​
Atelier Prelude – Clothing
ArchiTec – Ethical outdoor adventure apparel
NOTE: Help the environment and take advantage of the easy transit, pedestrian and bike access to the Lumber Yard, with 60 bike parking spaces onsite. If you need to drive, don’t park in front of neighbors homes as there is ample median public parking in the surrounding area.

​The 411: Makers Market, continues its slate of monthly Outdoor Markets continues on Oct. 5 at the Mill Valley Lumber Yard, 129 Miller Ave., 10am-5pm. MORE INFO.

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