The Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wayzgoose is coming to San Jose’s History Park on April 18, 2015 beginning at 10:00 AM.
Print enthusiasts, students, educators, graphic designers, typophiles, artists, and printers will enjoy the demonstrations, tours, and array of vendors and exhibitors. All ages are welcome to this free event.
Activities throughout the day include:
Letterpress Demonstrations & Shop Tours: Museum Print Shop
Members from the San Jose Printers’ Guild will help visitors print keepsakes on several vintage presses from handset wood and metal type, and lead tours of a 1900s era print shop.
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.
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.
History Park (History San Jose)
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, 95112
Saturday, April 18, 2015
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Park for free on local streets or use the San Jose city parking lot on Phelan Ave. for $6. 00.
Directions: Exit Highway 280 at 10th St., then go south on 10th., left on Keyes St., right on Senter Rd., left on Phelan Ave. History San Jose is ahead on left; visitor parking lot ($6) is straight ahead at end of Phelan Ave.
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