Join us at the DC Public Library's annual UNCENSORED party at Dupont Underground!
DCPL is celebrating Banned Books Week with a city-wide scavenger hunt from Sept 5-30 with books hidden all over the city on the theme of "Texts Against Tyranny." Throughout the month, you can also join in on the fun at different DC libraries for awesome workshops, book talks, film screenings, art installations and more events, culminating with UNCENSORED Underground, this year's DCPL fundraising party at Dupont Underground.
The party will feature signature banned books themed cocktails, live music from local bands, and a pop-up market featuring the work of DC makers.
Join us at our favorite DC museum, the National Museum of Women in the Arts for their second Makers' Mart! We'll be joining dozens of our fellow DC women artists and makers for this event. Open to the public
Sunday, October 29: 12-5pm
Monday, October 30: 10am - 7pm
We're excited to kick off our Fall vending season at Adams Morgan Day! It's back after a little hiatus, and it'll be our first time joining in on the fun! Come see us + Grey Moggie as we share a tent. Plus, you'll be able to get a candle and a card! The perfect gift.
Come out and see our studio IRL at the Off the Beaten Track Warehouse Open Studio weekend! Our awesome artistic neighbors will also be open so you can view + shop fine art, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, letterpress cards, wood furniture and more!
Join us to kick off the Petworth Community Market's 2017 season! We'll be there with your favorite scents, plus pick up local produce from growers + producers in our neck of the woods. My favorite thing about this market? Great coffee, pastries and lunch goodies! Come see us!
Find our work on display at Vision DC's Made in DC Marketplace! Vision DC is an Arts and Urban Innovation Summit, on April 24 at the iconic Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater!
VISIONDC is designed to inspire fresh ideas about artspace and community development in Washington. Artists, technological visionaries, cultural partners, business and civic leaders will assemble for a full day of energetic conversation and creativity. The summit will feature: conversations with local and national thought leaders, performances and art installations from over 40 dynamic artists cross-country, and ART TANK, a real-time funding commitment for public art in the city.
Join us at the Lab 1270 West Elm around the corner from Union Market on the Saturday before Easter for a Spring pop-up! We'll have our favorite Spring scents + beauty goods, plus shop the Lab 1270 West Elm before they close down for the season at the end of April.
Hope to see you there!
About the event: Ann Hamilton, an internationally renowned visual artist and self-described maker, joins Emily Pilloton, designer, builder, and educator, to talk about the relevance of hands-on learning and how the experience of making things can inspire the next generation of innovators and creative change makers. Followed by Catalyst, a cocktail hour with a topic and a twist. Exhibition galleries will be open to attendees 5–6:45 p.m. Shop booths featuring local makers before and after the Fresh Talk.
TICKETS: $25 general; $20 members, seniors, and students. Price includes museum admission and Catalyst cocktail hour. Exhibition galleries open to attendees 5–6:45 p.m.
A LIMITED NUMBER OF DISCOUNTED TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE FOR HH FRIENDS + FANS FOR ONLY $15! Get one before they're gone!
We're teaming up with our friends at Cocktails and Craft for another paper flower workshop! Come hang on Wednesday, March 15 and craft a Spring paper flower wreath or bouquet!
Let's get into the Spring spirit with flowers! In this workshop you'll learn how to make a bouquet of paper flowers and enjoy an Omaha Sour cocktail. The great thing about paper flowers is that they stay as vibrant and happy as the day you made them, all season long. Never had an Omaha sour? It's a refreshing lemon, bourbon cocktail we're sure will put a spring in your step.
If you're into cocktails, crafting, or just want to get back in touch with your creativity, this workshop is for you!
Workshop fee covers all materials and your first drink.
Cocktails and Craft is committed to creativity, community and culture. Email us if you are interested in a work-exchange scholarship.
3118 Georgia Ave NW • Washington, DC
Join us at Summit to Soul, one of our newest DC stockists for a tea party meet the maker pop-up! We'll have our full lineup just for the day, and you can sip tea plus shop awesome yoga pants and workout gear at Summit to Soul. See you there!
Join us at the Lab 1270 West Elm Pop-Up the Saturday before Valentine's Day to grab some perfect Mood Lighting. We'll be set up among the work of other DC area makers with West Elm's local program. Around the corner from Union Market, it'll be a perfect Saturday indulging.
We'll have all your favorite candle scents, as well as our beauty line in case for some serious hibernation self care.
GRUMP returns to Arlington this December! Shop from 50+ local DC/MD/VA artists and makers at the best alternative holiday craft show in the DC area. Alsooo learn to knit, wrap your gifts, and take a selfie with one of the GRUMP Yetis! your photo taken with at least one of our Yetis!
GRUMP is near the Crystal City Metro and has a parking garage for shoppers.
Come by DC's Logan Circle West Elm for a holiday pop-up! We'll be joining in on West Elm's series of pop-ups with local makers leading up to the holidays. Come grab candles and stuff all the stockings right before the holidays hit. See you there.
Nothing says the holidays like the Upshur St Arts & Crafts Fair! This is definitely our favorite show of the holiday season every year! Come out and celebrate the Petworth Business Association and get alllll your holiday shopping done.
We're back at the Downtown Holiday Market this year for Black Friday weekend! Join us Friday - Sunday and get a jumpstart on your local holiday shopping, while snacking on the best churros and empanadas around. On Sunday, find our pal Rayna of Pazmino Ceramics with a mini pop-up in our booth early in the day. She'll have some small, charming mugs and dishes that make perfect gifts!
Come see where the magic happens for a pre-holiday studio opening! We'll have deals, exclusive products and tea on tap. Plus meet the artists and see the studios of the dozens of other fine artists, sculptors, photographers and more that share our big beautiful warehouse.
Get in a Fall State of Mind
We're so excited to team up with Cocktails and Craft for another workshop this year! This time, we'll be getting into a Fall & Gathering state of mind with a cozy, crafty Sunday in our warm candle making studio.
In this workshop you’ll make Apple Sidecar cocktails and Cinnamon Orange Clove candles, which are both just absolutely perfect for holiday gatherings. This workshop is perfectly timed so you can show off your new mixology skills on Thanksgiving and bring a lovely Fall candle as a gift to your Thanksgiving dinner host.
What you get: Two cozy hand-poured candles to take home or gift to a friend. All glass, materials and equipment will be provided.
COCKTAILS+CRAFT IS A MONTHLY CREATIVE WORKSHOP. WE GATHER WITH FRIENDS AND FRIENDS OF FRIENDS IN AN INTIMATE SETTING TO MIX A COCKTAIL AND MAKE AN INSPIRED CRAFT.WE BELIEVE IN COMMUNITY, CREATIVITY AND CULTURE. WE HOPE THAT OUR GUESTS LET LOOSE, TALK TO A STRANGER AND LEAVE INSPIRED TO INFUSE CREATIVITY INTO THEIR EVERYDAY LIVES.
Off the Beaten Track Warehouse
2414 Douglas St NE • Washington, DC 20018
Plenty of street parking & accessible by bus
Please wear clothing you aren't emotionally attached to and close-toed shoes in case of spillage.
Attendees must be 21+