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2019 S.F. Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wazygoose

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For the first time ever, I will have a booth at the Bay Area Printers’ Fair. The day will be full of activities:

Letterpress Demonstrations & Shop Tours: Museum Print Shop
San Jose Printers’ Guild members will help visitors print keepsakes on several vintage presses from handset wood and metal type, and lead tours of a 1900s era print shop.

Letterpress Printers’ Market & Shopping Letterpress Supplies and Printed Goods, Book Arts, etc.Exhibitors will be offering letterpress printed goods, artist books, fine papers, ink, handset type, and reference materials, as well as printing presses, tools, and equipment for printing and related crafts.

Artist/Exhibitor Demonstrations
Exhibitors and featured artists and craftsmen will demonstrate the skills related to printing and book arts, and show visitors how to set type and impress ink onto paper. Demonstrations include hand papermaking, linocut and woodblock printing, and hand-setting metal type to print on a tabletop press. Visitors can print their own poster from wood type courtesy of the San Jose Printers’ Guild. Don’t forget to ride the historic trolley for free!

Food and Drink
Lunch will be available from a food truck on the grounds. Cold drinks and frozen treats will be available at O’Brien’s Candy Store & Ice Cream Parlor in the Pacific Hotel.
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Admission is ree!
History Park is located at
635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA 95112
Park for free on local streets or use the San Jose city parking lot on Phelan Ave. for $6.

Earlier Event: April 6
Riverside Art Market