Creaticity: Lowell Art & Maker Festival
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Creaticity: Lowell Art & Maker Festival

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CREATICITY: Lowell Art & Makers Festival 2017 will feature over 40 artist tents, a maker festival, music, stage and street performers, workshops, and more. Join us from 12-6pm each day on Market Street in downtown Lowell. Check back for details on this amazing event!

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Spoon Carving Workshop
Jun
17
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spoon Carving Workshop

This class is a great introduction to using carving tools and getting the feel of working with wood. Through making your spoon, we will focus on carving techniques that will allow you to carve safely with confidence, as well as basic tool sharpening and food-safe wood finishing.

Students will carve and finish a serving spoon in either Walnut, or Cherry.

Length of class is 4 hours.

Absolute beginners are very welcome, 18+ only please.

All tools and materials will be provided

Tools we will be using: Drawknife, Spokeshave, Carving Knife, Hook Knife, and Carving Gouges

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Spoon Carving Workshop
Jun
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Spoon Carving Workshop

*This is a 2-night class from 6-8pm*

This class is a great introduction to using carving tools and getting the feel of working with wood. Through making your spoon, we will focus on carving techniques that will allow you to carve safely with confidence, as well as basic tool sharpening and food-safe wood finishing.

Students will carve and finish a serving spoon in either Walnut, or Cherry.

Length of class is 4 hours, broken up over 2 weeknights.

Absolute beginners are very welcome, 18+ only please.

All tools and materials will be provided

Tools we will be using: Drawknife, Spokeshave, Carving Knife, Hook Knife, and Carving Gouges

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Spoon Carving Workshop
Jun
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spoon Carving Workshop

This class is a great introduction to using carving tools and getting the feel of working with wood.
Objective: Carve a wooden spoon from Walnut or Cherry
Class Length: 4 hours
Class Size: 4 students
Cost: $90
Tools Used: Drawknife, Spokeshave, Carving Knife, Hook Knife, and Carving Gouges
All tools and materials will be provided
Carving a spoon is a great way to discover the beauty of working with wood and the satisfaction of using hand tools. A hand carved spoon can last a lifetime if treated with the proper care.
Through making your spoon, we will focus on carving techniques that will allow you to carve safely with confidence, as well as basic tool sharpening and food-safe wood finishing. Absolute beginners are very welcome, 18+ only please.

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Open Studios @ Western Avenue
Jun
3
12:00pm12:00pm

Open Studios @ Western Avenue

On the first Saturday of every month, Western Avenue Studios artists open their doors to the public so that you can come browse their latest works. Come take a peek inside their work spaces and learn more about the artists. 

This is a free event. Free parking available right next to our building.

We will also be joined by Mill City Grows this month who will be selling fresh fruits and vegetables from their Mill City Grows Mobile Market in C/D Mill Loading Dock. 

Our food truck this month will be Cuesta's Fiestas for all of your food needs as you wander our huge mill buildings. Also SubZero Ice Cream will be joining us again with their unique nitrogen frozen creations. 
 

Navigation Brewing Company is located on the first floor of the building and will be open, pouring the best beer in Lowell!

Learn more HERE!

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March Open Studios
Mar
4
12:00pm12:00pm

March Open Studios

On the first Saturday of every month, Western Avenue Studios & Western Avenue Lofts artists open their doors to the public so that you can come browse their latest works. Come take a peek inside and learn more about our artists. 

We will be open on Saturday, March 4, 2017, from 12-5PM. 

Our artists always have new work to show, and new artists are opening, some of them for the first time. This is a great place for browsing art, chatting with the artists, and purchasing unique gifts for all. Learn a lot about art and see art where art is made all in one place. Bring your walking shoes for visiting our 5 floors of Studios and 2 floors of Lofts. 

Gift certificates available too!

This is a free event. Free parking available right next to our building.

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February Open Studios
Feb
4
12:00pm12:00pm

February Open Studios

Join us on Saturday, February 4th for our next Open Studios event at Western Avenue Studios and Western Avenue Lofts. We will be open from 12-5pm. Many of our artists will have new work to see and this a great place to pick out that extra special gift for your Valentine! 

On the first Saturday of every month, Western Avenue Studios & Lofts artists open their doors to the public so that you can come browse their latest works. Come see inside our studios and lofts to learn more about our artists. Our artists always have new work to show. This is a great place for browsing art, chatting with the artists, and purchasing unique gifts for all. 

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It's a Wonderful Market
Dec
17
12:00pm12:00pm

It's a Wonderful Market

Join us for the first ever It's A Wonderful Market, as part of the first ever It's A Wonderful Weekend at Mill No. 5! 
Expect vendors of vintage, handmade, and artisanal holiday gifts.
Plus, we'll be screening It's A Wonderful Life at 2:05, 5:05, and 8:05 at The Luna Theater! Tickets are $5 and available here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/its-a-wonderful-life-tickets-28736782490
The proceeds from the 2:05 screening will be donated to the Lowell Transitional Living Center, Inc.

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Holiday Open Studios
Dec
11
12:00pm12:00pm

Holiday Open Studios

My studio will be open for Day #4 December's Open Studio at Western Avenue. 

If you have not been to Western Avenue Studios, it is the largest working artist colony in the country with over 300 artists in 245 studios. You can expect to see 100+ artists at any given Open Studio.

Free parking!

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Holiday Open Studios
Dec
10
12:00pm12:00pm

Holiday Open Studios

My studio will be open for Day 3 of December's Open Studios at Western Avenue. 

If you have not been to Western Avenue Studios, it is the largest working artist colony in the country with over 300 artists in 245 studios. You can expect to see 100+ artists at any given Open Studio.

Navigation Brewing is located onsite and they will be open.

Free parking!

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Stonehedge Cellars Wine Tasting
Dec
5
6:30pm 6:30pm

Stonehedge Cellars Wine Tasting

I will be set up for Stonehedge Cellar's Monthly Wine Tasting along with a few other Western Avenue Artists.

Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Looking for everyday or unique occasion wines? Stonehedge Cellars is pleased to offer its monthly ‘Top 25’ wines, which are hand selected from around the world and available for sale.

There is a $25.00 charge for all tastings. 

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Holiday Open Studios
Dec
4
12:00pm12:00pm

Holiday Open Studios

My studio will be open for Day 2 of December's Open Studios at Western Avenue. 

If you have not been to Western Avenue Studios, it is the largest working artist colony in the country with over 300 artists in 245 studios. You can expect to see 100+ artists at any given Open Studio.

Free parking!

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Holiday Open Studios
Dec
3
12:00pm12:00pm

Holiday Open Studios

My studio will be open for December's Open Studio at Western Avenue. 

If you have not been to Western Avenue Studios, it is the largest working artist colony in the country with over 300 artists in 245 studios. You can expect to see 100+ artists at any given Open Studio.

Navigation Brewing is located onsite and they will be open.

Free parking!

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Frobie's 3rd Annual Handmade Holiday Farm and Art Market
Nov
12
9:00am 9:00am

Frobie's 3rd Annual Handmade Holiday Farm and Art Market

I will have a table at Frobie's for this event, stop by for some early holiday shopping and grab a delicious coffee and fresh bagel!

Expect to see: Jewelers, potters, fresh baked artisan Bread, metal work, wood work, eclectic home furnishings, gorgeous, lush crochet in time for winter, handmade wreaths...and more!

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Stonehedge Cellars Wine Tasting
Nov
7
6:30pm 6:30pm

Stonehedge Cellars Wine Tasting

I will be set up for Stonehedge Cellar's Monthly Wine Tasting along with a few other Western Avenue Artists.

Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Looking for everyday or unique occasion wines? Stonehedge Cellars is pleased to offer its monthly ‘Top 25’ wines, which are hand selected from around the world and available for sale.

There is a $25.00 charge for all tastings. 

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Western Avenue Open Studios
Nov
5
12:00pm12:00pm

Western Avenue Open Studios

My studio will be open for November's Open Studio at Western Avenue. I will be giving carving demonstrations throughout the day. 

If you have not been to Western Avenue Studios, it is the largest working artist colony in the country with over 300 artists in 245 studios. You can expect to see 100+ artists at any given Open Studio.

Navigation Brewing is located onsite and they will be open.

Phoenix Rising brick oven pizza will be parked outside for your food needs!

Free parking!

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