Le Big Buzzart

Welcome to the First Edition of Le Big Buzzart!

The Big Buzzart is a literary and entertainment hub, a bazaar where you can find new, used and vintage items as well as an opportunity to meet local authors and participate in chats and workshops. Something for everyone, including collectors!  

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Date and location of the Big Buzzart

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9 am to 4 pm

 

Location: Caledonia Community Centre

6900 County Road 22

St-Bernardin, ON  K0B 1N0

 

Coffee, beverages and snacks sold throughout the day.

Hot meal and sandwiches served from 11 am to 1 pm.

 

Free admission - Welcome to all!

 


The bazaar

Come in for great finds and savings. Here's what will be sold:

  • Books: fiction, novels, biographies, cookbooks, coffee table books, health and psychology, reference books, and more.
  • Comic books
  • Music on CDs, DVDs and vinyl records
  • Movies on DVDs, Blu-ray and VHS 
  • Board games
  • Electronic games
  • Collectors' items

Artists and artisans will also be selling their creations.

 

Do you have items to give to the bazaar?

  • We would be very happy to receive your donations!  The profits we make from the sale of donations will go to community organizations.
  • To donate any of the articles listed above, please contact Julie at 613-678-6471 or via email.

Do you have items you wish to sell at the bazaar?

  • You can rent a table to sell your books, music, movies, etc. Keep your profits or consider giving them to a not-for-profit organization of your choice.  Rental cost is $30 + HST per table for individuals.
  • Publishing houses and other businesses related to items listed above are also welcome. Contact Julie at 613-678-6471 or via email for rental details.

To reserve a table, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.



Talks and workshops

Find out how easy it is to self-publish your book!

Review publisher Louise Sproule loves helping local authors get their books into print and in the hands of readers! She is here to answer your questions!

 

Bring your questions. Learn about:

  • Online book printing works
  • Self-publishing
  • Editing your book
  • Soft-cover versus hard-cover
  • Get marketing ideas to sell your book locally. 

We're still working on this section. Times of all talks and workshops will be announced soon.


Booking of tables or booths for Le Big Buzzart

Terms for the rental of tables or booths

  • Rental fee for a table (8' x 30", 6' x 30" or round) in a 8' x 6' space is $30 + $ 3.90 HST for individuals.
  • Two chairs are included with each table.
  • Table coverings (ie table cloths) and booth separators are not provided.
  • Exhibitors must commit to selling the type of items advertised on this webpage such as books, comic books, CDs, vinyl records, VHS, DVDs, board games, electronic games, posters, collectables and items related to media arts.
  • The organizer of this event, Production des champs, reserves the right to refuse dangerous items or items unrelated to the goals of the event.
  • Exhibitors are wholly responsible for their inventory. Productions des champs takes no responsibility for loss, theft, vandalism or other damages due to their participation at this event.
  • Tables and booths are limited, therefore, reserve your spot now.
  • The deadline for reservations is February 26, 2020, if tables and space are still available.
  • Rental fees are payable via interac transfer or by cheque. We will send confirmation of your reservation by email, as well as payment instructions.
  • Rental fees are not refundable.

Bazaar hours

  • From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Please ensure that someone is manning your kiosk at all times.

Set-up and pack up

  • The hall will be open for exhibitors to set-up their kiosk at 7:00 am. You must be set-up and ready by 9:00 am.
  • If you need more time to set-up, please contact us to make arrangements. If needed, the hall will be opened on Friday.
  • To ensure a good experience for visitors and other exhibitors, do not pack up until closing time. 
  • All material must be taken out at the end of the day - between 4 and 6 pm.

Coffee, snacks and lunch

  • Coffee, beverages, and snacks will be for sale all day. 
  • Hot meals and sandwiches will be sold from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Unsold items

  • You are responsible to pack-up and take away your unsold items. 
  • However, we could be interested in keeping some items for our next bazaar, or to be passed on to one of our partners for a fundraising event.  We will be happy to discuss this with you at the end of the event day.

Booking Request

Please fill out the form below to reserve one or more tables or space. Asteriks* indicate a required field.

Note : veuillez remplir les champs marqués d'un *.


Many thanks to our generous sponsors


Information

Julie Leroux : 613-678-6471 or by email


Le Big Buzzart is organized by Productions des champs.