Looking forward to the Holiday Boutique on Sat. Nov. 23. Lots of great local vendors, come on down and shop small businesses for the holidays. The money you spend with us gets reinvested in our community!
Beach Girls Purls will be back at Arts in the Plaza this Saturday August 24. Stop on by, say hi, we’ll be in front of City Hall with the Farmers Market from 10am-4pm. Check out our cool cotton summer shrugs,hats, throw rugs, yarn and more, for sale online and in person. We’ll have some new markdowns and sale items, too.
Shop local Long Beach artisans and craft vendors this Sat at Lola’s Kitchen and Wine Bar. 11am-3pm. Enjoy some holiday cheer, shop local with friends and have a glass of wine (or two). We’d love to see you!
Did you know Rescue Ink runs Long Beach’s no kill animal shelter? Do you need a furry friend in your life? Come down to the Long Beach Farmers Market/Arts in the Plaza on Sat Sept 29 for Rescue Ink’s Adopt-A-Thon! Cats and dogs are waiting for their forever homes.
Anyone adopting a dog or cat from this event on Sept 29 can come by the Beach Girls Purls booth and pick out a felted pet collar, feathery cat toy or knitted squeaky poop for FREE (while supplies last). We love the animals!
You can also make a financial contribution or donate a needed item.
Thanks to all our friends who visited us on the boards this past weekend. If you missed us, our September dates at Arts in the Plaza/Long Beach Farmers Market are:
– Sat Sept 8
– Sat Sept 15
– Sat Sept 29
– Oct 13/14: Long Beach Fall Festival
– Saturdays at Arts in the Plaza/Farmers Market: TBD
Because of the rain today, this event will be held on Sun Aug 19.
Join us at Garden of Eve Organic Farm on Sun Aug 19! Shop Beach Girls Purls and other local artisans & craftsmen and you will be raising money to help puppies and kitties in shelters find their forever homes.
Fun for the family: food, music, belly dancing, raffles and pet adoptions.
Folks, Beach Girls Purls is off to rejuvenate and explore creativity. May 12-June 12. Etsy shop in vacation mode, email response & FB slower than normal but if you need us, we’re here. Cathy, I’m on your cat collars, fringy style.
Join Beach Girls Purls at Crossroads Farm to celebrate Earth Day and the start of the farmy season!
The grand re-opening celebration will feature a “Made on Long Island” market, a petting zoo, music and Earth Day activities for the wee ones. Pick up your bedding plants, join the CSA, tour the farm, meet the bees.
Just added to our calendar:
Sat August 18 at Garden of Eve farm
Fundraiser for the animal rescue organization, Forgotten Friends of Long Island
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, Long Island
*Upscale vendors, homemade designer items, cooking demonstrations, music*
Come on out to support the animals and visit the nearby vineyards!
Come snack and shop Beach Girls Purls knits at Seaside Celebrations Holiday Boutique. Thursday Dec 8, 7-10pm.
Bring your holiday lists– we’ll have new Kerry hats, a flock of fingerless mittens, cowls, scarves, handbags and more! Our knits make thoughtful and inexpensive holiday gifts for family & friends as well as teachers, dog walkers, bus drivers, house cleaners… all those folks who deserve a little thank you and appreciation.
Shop Small Business and Local before Sat. Nov 26!
Beach Girls Purls at the Long Beach Catholic School Holiday Boutique and Fair
Sun Nov 20, 9-4
735 W. Broadway, in the gym
Bring your holiday wish lists! We’ll have lots of new Kerry hats, cowls in all different shapes/styles/fibers, a new flock fingerless/texting mittens, felted and knit hand bags, yarn, and a few sweaters. Custom orders for Fiona, Stephanie, Pat, Jen and Cody are ready for pickup.
Need a small, thoughtful and inexpensive gift? Browse our collection of banana leaf journals and ipod/cell phone cozies ($15 each). Have a knitty friend? Indulge her creativity with a small or more generous skein handspun yarn ($10-15 and up). One size fits many? Try our fingerless mittens, a neckwarmer/cowl (all $30 and up) or a felted handbag ($35 and up). Ask us about custom orders– we have ideas!
Thanks to all our knitty friends who supported us last weekend at the LB Fall Festival. If you missed us–we understand, it was loud, it was crowded– you can still shop BGP knits at Arts in the Plaza on Sunday Oct 23 and a spooky Halloween on the Plaza on Oct 30. Guess what Kerry & Laura are dressing up as??
Don’t forget to bring your holiday list & ask us about custom orders while there’s still time!
Shop Beach Girls Purls at the Long Beach Fall Festival Sat & Sun, Oct. 15 & 16. We’ll have bags, hats, cowls, fingerless mittens, sweaters, scarves, snoods, ponchos, ipod cozies & quilts. Plus pumpkins, puppet show, food & wine tent…
Stop by and see what’s new. Ask us about holiday gifts — place your order now & be at the top of our list!
Kennedy Plaza in front of City Hall. 10am-4pm. Here’s the official brochure of fun-ness this weekend.
Yesterday was a groovy Sunday at Arts in the Plaza, twirling to the tunes of Retro 69. Nice to see our friends and meet new knitty folks.
See us Sun Oct 2 for your fall hats, cowls, fingerless mittens and ponchos. Talk to us about holiday gift ideas. Plus we have new felted handbags! No cash? No problem–we take now credit cards in person.
Sunday October 2, 10a-5p at Kennedy Plaza in front of City Hall, Long Beach NY 11561.
Learn to crochet, sew or make holiday gifts! Classes geared towards beginners and students looking to advance their skills. Crochet a scarf, cowl, purse/handbag, hat, wrist warmers (or texting mittens), water bottle/coffee cup cozy, IPod/cell phone holder, or beaded chunky necklace.
** Mermaid Studio & Beach Girls Purls 2011 Fall Workshops **
Let’s Crochet – 4th grade and up. Saturdays: Oct. 15, Oct. 29, Dec. 3. 12-3 pm.
All levels welcome! Learn how to crochet or expand on your skills! Students will work on a variety of projects and stitches. Individual personal attention will guarantee that each student fully develops their OWN talent! Register for more than one session to maximize your skills. Multiple class discount. Bring your own materials. Cost per session: $50.00 Two sessions: $80.00 Three sessions: $110.00
Let’s Crochet – Ladies Night. Fridays: Oct. 28, Dec. 9. 7-9pm (ish).
Learn basic crochet stitches or expand your skills in a relaxed environment. Explore your creativity – students may work on a variety of projects depending on individual interests. Personal attention and no-stress atmosphere! BYOB and your own materials, we provide tasty snacks. Cost: $40/session.
Holiday Gift Making Workshop – 4th grade and up. One session: Fri. Nov. 11 , 11am-3pm This is a day of fun and creativity! Learn to make unique holiday gifts for friends and family using a wide variety of materials. Students will leave the workshop with several completed projects. All materials included. Bring your lunch. Cost: $80.
Come early to the boardwalk fair this weekend for the best pick of new BGP knit stuff (not even on Etsy yet). Lots of firsts & exclusives! In addition to brand-spankin-new kerry hats & cowls, summer & fall weight wraps/ponchos, yarn & quilts, we’ve got a flock of fittens and felted handbags, knit stuff for babies & kids, blank journal books and photo albums, and a one-of-a-kind Kerry swingy sweater in Minty Chocolate Chip yarn, *perfect* for cool fall nights.
Shop Beach Girls Purls this weekend Aug 20-21 at the Long Beach Arts & Crafts Fair on the boardwalk – it’s going to be hot!
We’ll have all sorts of stitched & spun gifts & goodies, including Kerry’s famous hats & cowls, summer shrugs in Italian cotton, sweaters & ponchos, handspun yarn, blank books/journals, quilts and more.
Hand made by locals, one-of-a-kind treasures. Come on by, say hi, see what’s new. 9am-6pm, Sat. & Sun.
Finally– summer is right around the corner! Visit Kerry & Laura this Sunday June 19 at Arts in the Plaza, Kennedy Plaza (in front of city hall), Long Beach NY. If you haven’t seen us since the fall, stop by and say hi! We’ve got lots of brand-spanking-new knits, fab Kerry hats, summer shrugs & handspun yarn. Preview merch so fresh it’s not even in our Etsy store yet. Spinning demos if I can fit the wheel in the truck. Maybe some quilts. Mike’s Hard Lemonade in the cooler for happy hour. From 10am-5pm.
shop responsibly this holiday season and buy original crafts made by *real people* in your community!
this sunday kerry and laura will be at the long beach regional catholic school holiday boutique from 9-5 with colorful hats, cozy cowls, scarves & fingerless mittens, felted handbags, ponchos and knitted bracelets. shop early for the best selection– all items are one of a kind.
priced from $15 and up, beach girls purls knits are thoughtful gifts for girlfriends, teachers, dogwalkers, babysitters, running partners and train friend
shop responsibly this holiday season and buy local crafts made by *real people* in your community! sunday is the last chance to pick up a cozy knitted hat, cowl or pair of fingerless mittens from beach girls purls at art in the plaza. beach girl kerry will be at kennedy plaza/city hall from 10-6 with colorful hats, cozy cowls, scarves & fingerless mittens, felted handbags, ponchos and knitted bracelets. be an original– all items one of a kind.
priced from $15 and up, beach girls purls knits are thoughtful gifts for girlfriends, teachers, dogwalkers, babysitters, running partners and train friends. if you don’t see something, please ask– we are available for special orders.