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Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event Returns to Boise!

Dunia Marketplace's Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event returns to Boise with over 300 adult-made, heirloom quality, hand-knotted rugs for sale. From 2'x3' to 10'x14', Persian and Tribal, you will find the quality you desire and the fairness artisans deserve. The event runs May 8-11, Thurs-Sat 10-8, and Sunday 10-2 in Lindsay Hall at First Presbyterian Church of Boise, 950 West State St.  Thursday night, May 8th at 7pm, join us for a special evening to learn how our rugs are made. Learn why fair trade makes a difference both in rug quality and in the artisans' lives. We are also raffling off a beautiful Beljik rug valued at $450. Raffle tickets are just $5 and the winning ticket will be drawn Saturday, May 10th, International Fair Trade Day, at the rug event. You need not be present to win. Purchase tickets at the store, from board members and volunteers, and at the event. The rug inventory can be viewed at: rugs.tenthousandvillages.com We hope to see  you soon!

Upcoming Events in April and May

Spring is a busy time at Dunia Marketplace! In addition to again being open 7 days a week, we will take fair trade into our communities. April 11-12 we will be in Nampa at the Idaho Mennonite Relief Sale at College Church (next to NNU.) For a schedule of events go to idahomrs.org. April 19th 4-10pm we will be sharing space with Artisans 4 Hope at  the Idaho Green Festival downtown at 8th and Bannock greenworksidaho.org/greenfest/ and www.artisans4hope.org. And May 8-11, we will be holding our annual Oriental Rug Event at First Presbyterian Church in Boise at State and 9th, rugs.tenthousandvillages.com To celebrate Fair Trade Day, May 10th, we are raffling off a fine hand-knotted beljik rug. Raffle tickets are $5 a piece and can be purchased at the store, at any of the off-sites or from volunteers and board members. The drawing will take place at the rug event May 10th 6pm. You need not be present to win. The store is filled with beautiful new spring items as well as our perennial favorites. All food items are 10% off for the month of April. Help us Create a World of Opportunity as you explore our store.  
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