Ask Mom what she wants for Mother’s Day and the odds are she doesn’t want much. Other than maid and chauffeur service.
If that’s not possible, the Echo Park Craft Fair may offer some equally soothing gift-giving options.
The biannual event, scheduled for May 13 and 14, has grown from an informal backyard gathering in Echo Park to a two-day community event at Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake.
The Happier Camper is an ultra-light, retro-modern, fiberglass camper that features a modular interior, giving campers endless freedom to reconfigure their camper any way they’d like.(Kathy Griffith )
Extras include an awning. Base price begins at $18,950.
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The Adaptiv modular system is designed to allow you to easily configure the interior of the trailer in a variety of ways.(Happier Camper)
The mini-camper can sleep up to five people.(Happier Camper)
The camper can sleep up to five.(Happier Camper)
The camper features a rear hatch.(Happier Camper)
The modular cubes can be taken outside to use for sitting, storage or washing.(Happier Camper)
You’ll find independent works by mostly local designers, including ceramics by Mt. Washington Pottery, Pax, Edible Gardens, Amy Dov and B Zippy, textiles by Blockshop and Heather Taylor Home and clothing by founders Rachel Craven and Beatrice Valenzuela.
New designers Churchill Ceramics, Four Leaf Wood Shop, Orris Perfumery and Sophie Monet and others will be on hand along with food service from Moon Juice, Canyon Coffee, Alejandra Blue Corn Quesadillas, Gorumando, Morning Glory Confections and Todo Verde.
Also new this year is Atwater Village-based Happier Camper, an ultra-light, retro-modern, fiberglass camper that starts at $18,950. Fairgoers will be invited inside the mini trailer to play with the modular components, or eat outside.
And if you can’t afford a $400 tote bag for Mom, don’t worry. She will be happy just to be invited to tag along.
Echo Park Craft Fair
Where: Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave., Silver Lake
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Tickets: $10 per day or $16 for both days