Category Archives: In the Studio

“Art Fest” at The Hairy Mosquito Trading co. (August 12 -13, 2023)

Aug 12th-13th – Unadvertised

Hours: 10am – 5 pm

“It is a favorite of Artists, Vendors and Craftsmen alike as the perfect venue to work and market their wares. Come enjoy live outdoor Music, Food, Artists/Craft/Vendors, Activities and more”

More info at The Hairy Mosquito

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Texas Norml Puff n Putt – Willie Nelsons golf course -PCC – Spicewood, Tx.

The Rock ‘N Gem & Artisan Show

April 1st & 2nd – Elk River, MN

Furniture and Things Community Event Center

Join us for this ROCK ON event! There is more than you can imagine!

Hosted by my friends Dale and Sara – Dale’s Rocks and More

“Come & enter an exciting world where Artisans are showing their one-of-a-kind pieces! We are coming together to present Unique Rocks, crafts and collections! It’s Amazing!”

I’m excited to be there featuring my latest wire wrapping work and as always, Happy Hollow Glass!

Click to visit the facebook event page!

TBD: Re-opening for the 2023 season – The Hairy Mosquito Trading Company

Be sure to check out The Hairy Mosquito Trading Co. on your way to the cabin! The annual plan is to reopen April 1st. We’ll see if the snow and ice cooporate! The artist are eagerly awaiting!

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Located directly off Highway 169 North, just 5 miles past Milaca Unclaimed Freight. Weekend cabin traffic is busy busy. The Hairy Mosquito is the perfect stop to get out and stretch your legs. They offer local Heggies pizza (made right in Milaca, Mn.) Delicious, creamy, Bridgeman’s ice cream, served at an actual, real-life old-fashioned Bridgeman’s soda fountain bar that functioned in Otsego, Mn. out of the ole’ drug store!

Needless to add, this is a FANTASTIC location for events! Follow on facebook for the latest updates!

Event Schedule – 2023 Hairy Mosquito Events

Vendors welcome! There are still spots available for all events.


Local homebase for several members of our private group @OnlineArtFestMN – hosted by Lotte’. The Hairy Mosquito has created multiple on-site studios to share the skills, knowledge and talent of Doc Watson of Swamp Dweller Art – Randy Beach’s “Ye ol’ Rock Shop” – AKA. Randy Beach’s GEM Lab – Charlotte Kitt of Happy Hollow Glass (hey that’s me) and way more locally made art! There is also handcrafted bees wax skin care items, local honey and maple syrup, wild rice and so on! oh – and ICE CREAM! Stay tuned and follow The Hairy Mosquito Trading Company to stay updated on season opening and this years events calendar!

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We can’t wait to see you!

Tell them Lotte’ – the Happy Hollow Glass girl sent ya! 😉