Porter Flea Holiday 2012 packs out Marathon Music Works

Porter Flea has become Nashville's most well-attended independent arts and crafts show just two years after launching its first event. The latest holiday show took place Dec. 1, 2012 at Marathon Music Works. This Storify collects social media buzz, and especially Instagrams, from the event.

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  1. • P O R T E R F L E A •
    • P O R T E R F L E A •
  2. The show takes place at Marathon Music Works in downtown Nashville, within sight of the capitol, in a renovated pre-1920s auto manufacturing plant. As excitement was building, artists and organizers posted photos in advance of the event.
  3. Nashville 💙 #porterflea #nashville #love #handmade #modern
    Nashville 💙 #porterflea #nashville #love #handmade #modern
  4. 1 more day till #porterflea  Saturday @marathonmusicworks. 11 - 6.  Come say hi.  There will tons of awesome stuff to buy from lots of good folks.
    1 more day till #porterflea Saturday @marathonmusicworks. 11 - 6. Come say hi. There will tons of awesome stuff to buy from lots of good folks.
  5. 11 Thump Trunks Finished, Charged, and Tagged. Come see me at Porter Flea. Dec. 1st. At Marathon Music Works. #nashville #thumptrunk #porterflea
    11 Thump Trunks Finished, Charged, and Tagged. Come see me at Porter Flea. Dec. 1st. At Marathon Music Works. #nashville #thumptrunk #porterflea
  6. Barnwood Artwork. A Porter Flea exclusive! Come see this Saturday at Marathon Music Works! #porterflea #barnwood #art
    Barnwood Artwork. A Porter Flea exclusive! Come see this Saturday at Marathon Music Works! #porterflea #barnwood #art
  7. I think we're ready... #porterflea #popup #nashvilletn #nashville #marathonmusicworks #vintage #sabrosavintage
    I think we're ready... #porterflea #popup #nashvilletn #nashville #marathonmusicworks #vintage #sabrosavintage
  8. T minus 2 hours to #porterflea!  See y'all soon
    T minus 2 hours to #porterflea! See y'all soon
  9. Sun is shining on handmade in Nashville! 3 hours to #porterflea!
    Sun is shining on handmade in Nashville! 3 hours to #porterflea!
  10. As usual, a line of shoppers grew before doors opened at 11. The place quickly packed out, forcing organizers to slow entries. But the line moved quickly, with people reporting waits of about 10 minutes. Clearly, worth the wait! Don't believe those hasty folks on Twitter. If you left the line, you missed out!
  11. First time at #porterflea and came home with some amazing goodies for our home
    First time at #porterflea and came home with some amazing goodies for our home
  12. Inside the doors, some 60 artists showed off their latest prints, posters, vintage finds, handmade jewelry, books, succulents, furniture, ceramics, and other treats and oddities.
  13. the raddest thing I saw at Porter Flea today -- this thing brings a whole new meaning to music that moves you! #thumptrunks
    the raddest thing I saw at Porter Flea today -- this thing brings a whole new meaning to music that moves you! #thumptrunks
  14. Honeybean by @kaelahbee is ready! Come see them today at #porterflea!
    Honeybean by @kaelahbee is ready! Come see them today at #porterflea!
  15. Meanwhile, many people tried to tweet clever things about hipsters and mustaches.
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