That area seems right for having an outdoor market, Yetman notes. The community support and the way the Berkeley Merchants District and others rallied around it made it really easy. With help from grassroots sponsors such as Fancy Tiger and the Denver Handmade Alliance, Yetmans dream will become a reality today from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the Moore Olinger Howard Chapel, 4345 West 46th Avenue.
Featuring 94 booths and 115 vendors, the diverse market will have a little bit of everything: crafters, clothing, plushies, childrens clothing, fine artists, potters, metal workers, glass, plus an equal part vintage and antiques.
Yetman hopes Horseshoe will eventually become a monthly event, like the Sweet William and Paris Street markets. But why the name Horseshoe? In addition to its general Western connotation, she explains, its because when you go to a flea market, you always hope to get lucky and find something special. Its hard not to like that. Admission is free; get more information at www.horseshoemarket.com.
Sat., Oct. 2, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 2010