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We’re excited to return to Spooky Empire this weekend! It’s going to be super fun all weekend long. Check the flyer for all the special guests, so many! Everyone from X-Files!!!!!  Elvira will be there for goodness sakes! Maybe she will come by our table?????? And if Emily Valentine walks by….. I just don’t know what will happen.

Visit the Facebook Event Page for ticket information and times for each day. We hope to see you all there at the Caribe Royal Hotel.

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Wills-A-Faire October 2018 Edition

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Wills A Faire October Edition is coming up soon on Sunday October 21st. This is just about our favorite vending event ever! We love Will Walker and everything he does and everything he lets us weirdos do at his Wills50 compound.

Come see us! We’ll have a huge haul of fresh vintage. Have you even seen our iron-on collection yet????? OMG. In addition, Kristin has a bunch of new button designs making their debut. Of course, there will be a lot of other cool vendors besides us with tons of cool stuff for everyone!

Facebook Event Page.

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Desert Hearts Festival Comes To The Central Florida Fairgrounds

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Desert Hearts Takeover is an all-day party on Saturday October 20th with the Desert Hearts Record Label squad and some of Orlando’s top local Artists! This day will be filled with DJs, Food Trucks, drink deals, outdoor games of all types , a vendors square, wake-boarding and so much more! We hope you’re ready for a Party At The Pavilion!

The Orlando Amphitheater is at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Doors at 1pm. Tickets available at the doors! See event page for more details.

Facebook Event Page.

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Interview with Kristin Howard on Scotch and Good Conversation Podcast

Kristin was interviewed by Peter Von Taborsky for his podcast Scotch and Good Conversation. Give it a listen on by visiting his webpage here. I know you are wondering right off the bat if Kristin was really drinking scotch. She wasn’t. She was just having a beer! Give it a listen!

Topics covered include:

– buttons, vintage clothing & cool stuff
– earning the nickname “machine gun”.
– the bleakness of the corn hole industry.
– the mystery box is a great value.
– horror films, being a human cartoon & a theater of guts.
– skinheads, beverly hills 90210, urinals, robert downey jr., life imitating art & the worst smelling place ever.
– buttholes ruining trench coats for everyone.
– duckie dale, lost boys & bad 80s fashion.
– yacht rock, a.m. gold, 2 amps & effect pedals & 2 piece bands.
– is john waters a national treasure?
– michael stipe & patty smyth, what’s up with those two?
– what do you bring to the new world?
– using the opposite genders bathroom.
– broken magnets & dusty refrigerators.
– bad aimers & hoverers can go to hell!
– life lesson that you will never learn.
– the hardest part about being an adult.

You can visit the Scotch and Good Conversation webpage here.

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The Giving Back Toy & Comic Con

We are joining up with our former Artegon neighbors Big J’s Toys with their event The Giving Back Toy & Comic Con. Now in its second year this show will have all kinds of toy/comic sellers, artists & makers, a car show, special guests and more! All ticket sales will go to Kids Beating Cancer charity. How cool! We are looking forward to this!

When: Sunday September 9, 2018; 10am – 5pm
Where: 10640 Larissa St Orlando FL 32821
Tickets: $5, kids free w/adult
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1013064498833804/

As always click on the Event Page and click Interested/Going. It helps with the numbers and you’ll get reminders!

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Sock Hop on Saturday September 1st At The Nook on Robinson Orlando FL

We will be throwing down a Sock Hop dance party this Saturday at The Nook in Robinson. Come dance the night away with us as we play raging dance favorites and groovin’ rarities from the swing era to the soulful 60’s. The needle drops at 10pm and it’s free to attend! Dressing to the eras is encouraged!

Where: The Nook. 2432 E Robinson Street Orlando FL
When: Saturday September 1, 2018
Time: 10pm – 2am
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/699890813690340/

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Tampa Bay Screams: Saturday August 25th

Exciting news! We will be returning to Tampa for the first time in over a year (tomorow Saturday August 25th). It’s been hard for us to get in any markets in the area so we’re super happy to be added to Tampa Bay Screams, a super cool horror convention. There will be a lot of cool guests and fun things to do and watch all day long. Come see us set up in the vendor room! We’ll have tons of horror buttons. Find out more details on the Facebook Event Page.

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Orlando Girls Rock Camp and Bazaar Botanica

Two more events are added to our ever busy calendar!

Saturday July 28th is Orlando Girls Rock Camp at Wills Pub in Orlando, FL. Kristin has been volunteering all week long. The main event is the all-girl bands get to have a show onstage at Wills Pub to show the songs they wrote during the week. It will be an awesome time! Doors are at 4pm. Event Page is here.

Then on Sunday July 29th starting at 11am is a new market at The Veranda (Orlando, FL) called Bazaar Botanica. The Veranda is a very cool spot! We just saw Pylon Reenactment Society perform there on their outside stage. We’re excited to be a part of this new market! Event Page is here.

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Two Cool Shows Upcoming at Wills Pub in Orlando in July.

We’ll be set up for these two very cool shows at the Wills 50 District Complex (har har) on Friday July 27th and Saturday July 28th. Fun and good music all weekend long!

On Friday is Bad Balloon’s 1st Anniversary Party at Wills Pub with Wet Nurse, TV Dinner, Demo and Expert Timing. Also playing is The Place Mats, a Replacements tribute band! It should be noted we’ve made buttons for Wet Nurse and Expert Timing. We love both those bands! Demo are from Gainesville and we’ll be seeing them for the first time. Doors will be at 8pm and $8 at the door. See the event page and say you’re going.

The next night the show will be outside at Dirty Laundry with more of our favorite bands: Beach Day and The Woolly Bushmen along with The Saucy Jacks, a powerpop band from Oakland California. It should be no surprise we’ve also made buttons for Beach Day and The Woolly Bushmen! See the event page for more details and always say you’re going to the event! 7pm doors and $7 to get in!

Come out to both shows!