Sep
15
to Sep 17

2017 Indie Craft Parade - $5

Join us for the eighth annual Indie Craft Parade, a three-day festival celebrating handmade art. Founded in 2010 as Greenville's first annual handmade marketplace, Indie Craft Parade has become one of the premier Southern craft events showcasing quality southern-made goods.

Handcrafted goods will be available for sale in the following categories: 2D Fine Art, 3D Fine Art, Paper Goods, Fiber Art, To Wear, and Everything Else.

SHOPPING HOURS
Friday, September 15, ticketed VIP Gala: 6pm – 9pm (tickets go on sale August 1)
Saturday, September 16: 9am – 6pm
Sunday, September 17: 11am – 5pm

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May
13
to May 14

Artisphere Ceramics Demo

Illustration by Alice Ratterree for TOWN Magazine

Illustration by Alice Ratterree for TOWN Magazine

We're teaming up with Hollowed Earth Pottery again this year to bring you on-site ceramic demonstrations during Artisphere. Find us on Greenville's Main Street bridge and watch Mark Batory create wheel-thrown ceramic pieces from start to finish.

There will also be more artist demonstrations, including glass blowing, woodworking and metal smithing. For festival hours and more information about Artisphere, visit the Artisphere website.

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2016 Indie Craft Parade $2
Sep
17
to Sep 18

2016 Indie Craft Parade $2

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Join us for the seventh annual Indie Craft Parade, a three-day festival celebrating handmade art. Founded in 2010 as Greenville's first annual handmade marketplace, Indie Craft Parade has become one of the premier Southern craft events showcasing quality southern-made goods.

Handcrafted goods will be available for sale in the following categories: 2D Fine Art, 3D Fine Art, Paper Goods, Fiber Art, To Wear, and Everything Else.

SHOPPING HOURS
Friday, ticketed VIP Gala: 6pm – 9pm (tickets go on sale August 1)
Saturday, September 17: 9am – 6pm
Sunday, September 18: 11am – 5pm

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Jul
9
9:30am 9:30am

Social Media is not a PR Strategy $30

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This workshop will teach you why your competitors are getting their businesses, products, events and special announcements featured on local TV, in the newspaper, or even in national magazines and give you the tools to make headlines too.

Learn from PR expert Taryn Scher how to gain the tools to do PR on your own in 10 easy-to-digest nuggets that are each packed with insider tips/details.

Taryn Scher, “The Sparkle Boss” at TK PR, gained the necessary tools for success in the industry by serving as the in-house PR director for a luxury fashion house in Manhattan, hosting store openings and product launches, runway shows and more. In 2010, Taryn produced the first ever Fashion Week event in Greenville, South Carolina. Taryn is a regular on both WSPA’s Your Carolina morning show and Carolina Now on the CW and serves as the Contributing Fashion Editor for US Airways in-flight magazine.  

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May
13
to May 15

Artisphere Ceramics Demo

Artisphere map from TOWN Magazine, illustrated by Alice Ratterree

Artisphere map from TOWN Magazine, illustrated by Alice Ratterree

We're teaming up with Hollowed Earth Pottery to bring you on-site ceramic demonstrations during Artisphere this year. Find us on Greenville's Main Street bridge to watch Mark Batory create wheel-thrown ceramic pieces from start to finish.

There will also be more artist demonstrations, including glass blowing, woodworking and metal smithing. For festival hours and more information about Artisphere, visit the Artisphere website.

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Mother's Day Card Making – FREE!
May
7
10:00am10:00am

Mother's Day Card Making – FREE!

Join us at Anthropologie on Saturday morning to make a special card for your mom! We'll have all the supplies you need to create a handmade Mother's Day card (which we all know is the best kind).

If you'd like to purchase a few blooms to go along with your card, Willow Florals will also be on site with fresh flower arrangements. Drop in anytime between 10 and 2 and we'll help you create something great. This event is geared toward kids but it's also for the kid at heart, so stop by and bring your nieces, nephews, children and grandchildren along!

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Apr
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Intro to Soapmaking

Learn the basics of soapmaking with Red Clay Soap! Their cold process soapmaking demonstration will cover a brief history of the artisan craft in America, and show you how any plant-based soap can be made today with a wide variety of all-natural ingredients, including milk. You'll also enjoy a homesteading farm experience which includes a meet-and-greet with their goats (spring is baby goat season!), plus samples of goat milk fudge and cheese made on their farm.

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The Makers Summit
Mar
4
to Mar 5

The Makers Summit

A two-day creative small business conference.

Learn collaboratively through panel discussions, one-on one sessions and keynote speeches from industry experts.

The Makers Summit is designed for entrepreneurs who want to grow successful businesses. Together, we confront both big picture and day-to-day challenges facing independent creatives. Tickets available while supplies last.

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Feb
27
10:00am10:00am

Maker Fest at The Children's Museum of the Upstate

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Learn how you can make your own stamps as part of the 2016 Maker Fest at The Children's Museum of the Upstate. Find us at the museum anytime between 10 am and 4 pm on February 27, 2016.

Other local makers will also be on site demonstrating robotics, soap-making, and more! This event is free with the cost of museum admission.

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Dec
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

Holiday Garland

This class is designed to help you create a festive focal point for your table or mantle. We will learn to use various types of fresh greenery and fillers so you can customize your holiday décor. All supplies will be provided. Participants should have dimensions of their mantle or table. 

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Nov
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Macaron Confections

Learn the delicate art of macaron making in time for your holiday parties! The workshop leader will teach the steps of creating french macarons, and attendees will be able to participate in the process including whipping meringue, piping batter, choosing flavors, and filling shells to create custom macarons.

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Oct
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Indigo Shibori Dyeing

Learn about indigo's place in the sustainability movement of the New South. Experience the indigo dyeing process, with instructor Catherine Cross, for a variety of mediums while participating with the hands on experience of dyeing your own yarn or fabric. Techniques that involve Shibori designs using rubber bands, hand stitching, wood and clamps will be shared. Participants will complete the dyeing process with provided fabric. They can also bring or purchase additional items to dye at the workshop.

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Modern Folk Pickling: Ice Box Pickles and Hot Water Bath Canning with Flair $30
Aug
18
6:30pm 6:30pm

Modern Folk Pickling: Ice Box Pickles and Hot Water Bath Canning with Flair $30

Join us for a pickling workshop with Edible Upcountry and Eliza Lord. This 2-hour workshop covers both hot canning and quick pickling methods, the basics of flavor combinations, and proper canning techniques. All supplies are provided. Each student will make three 1/2 pint jars of pickles to take home with them!

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Floral Arranging $55
May
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Floral Arranging $55

Usher in spring with a sherbet-toned floral arrangement class hosted by Julie Dodds of Willow Florals. Think peonies and ranunculus, tulips, bright spring greens and filler blooms. You'll get a short demonstration, then we will dive in and show you how to create your own tabletop arrangement (vase and all supplies included in class cost).

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