Vogue Blossom Soirée
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Vogue Blossom Soirée

Kick off Cherry Blossom Festival with this extravagant event! Eche Salon will be hosting a singular night never to forget!

The evening’s festivities include:

- premier floral paintings by Heidi Clinite

- live mannequins wearing designer clothes by Quitman Alexandar

- a dance performance by Akasha Giselle Vidalle

- voguing lessons with Akasha and friends

- DJ B3 keeping the party fresh

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Earth Day
Apr
24
4:00 PM16:00

Earth Day

Come to Tattnall Square Park and celebrate Earth Day with Mulberry Farmers Market and other organizations! There will be lots of hands-on environmental activities, free tree give aways, and face painting by Heidi!

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Bright City
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Bright City

Heidi is teaming up with NewTown Macon and Dashboard of Atlanta to create public art in the alley ways! Dashboard will be installing light boxes to display work of local photographers throughout the city. Heidi will be creating chalk art on the giant chalkboards on the side of the Rookery in the alley. There will be drinks and maps available to scavenge the art around downtown. DJ B3 will turn up the beat.

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Seuss on the Loose in DTMac!
Mar
1
5:00 PM17:00

Seuss on the Loose in DTMac!

Stop by the United Way info tent at 3rd Street Park for lots of cool stuff! Get whiskers or a Thing 1 & Thing 2 badge painted on your cheek from Heidi during this fun community event! Read with the Cat in the Hat! Scavenge around downtown for lots of free fun and give aways!

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Art of Local
Feb
22
5:00 PM17:00

Art of Local

Find Ember Maypop set up at the entrance of SpringHill Suites Marriott during their Art of Local event. This event is an effort to express the importance of local artists and makers, as well as helping keep art in schools.

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Christmas on First Street
Dec
15
2:00 PM14:00

Christmas on First Street

Come shop and be merry! The Christmas Lights will be glowing down Poplar Street! Lots of vendors and shops open on First and Cotton Ave, including the new Macon Exchange!

Find the bright blue Ember Maypop Shop tent among the many vendors on the street! We’ll have the perfect gift for everyone! Including ornaments, wine caddies and more!

Hot cocoa, caroling and photos with Santa! Live music and real snow to play in! All the magic of Christmas!

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Pyrography Winter Ornaments
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

Pyrography Winter Ornaments

Meet the face behind the wood-burner of Ember Maypop Pyrography, local artist, Heidi Clinite! Watch her create cute and punny holiday wood-burned ornaments before your eyes!

Enjoy seasonal hors d’oeuvres and shop for everyone on your gift list at Macon Exchange! The Ember Maypop booth has punny prints, dino paintings, toof fairy boxes, ornaments and so much more!

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Small Business Saturday at Macon Exchange
Nov
24
2:00 PM14:00

Small Business Saturday at Macon Exchange

In your efforts to Shop Small, be sure to stop the brand new Macon Exchange boutique created by NewTown Macon! It’s near the Capitol Theater on 2nd St downtown!

Find all kinds of goodies, including handmade cards, honey, soaps and lotions, original art, jewelry, macaroons, and wood-burned crafts! Ember Maypop is proud to be part of this creative collective!

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Christmas Macon Open Air Market
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Macon Open Air Market

Kick off the holiday season with shopping for everyone on your naughty and nice list at the best craft fair in Macon! The Open Air Market now has a new location!! 2nd Street between Poplar and Cherry Streets.

Free parking, face painting, photos with Santa, and holiday music by DJ B3! Over 60 vendors of handmade and locally sourced goods!

Ember Maypop Shop will have everyone’s favorites! Toof fairy boxes, wine caddies, phony trophies, glow-in-the-dark light switch panels, punny prints, seasonal ornaments and stocking stuffers.

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Macon Exchange Grand Opening
Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

Macon Exchange Grand Opening

Come check out this new business incubator created by NewTown Macon, in which they host a handful of local craft makers, artists, and food vendors for the holidays!

Get everyone on your list the perfect gift, whether it’s handmade holiday cards, candles, macaroons, punny wood-burned crafts, exquisite jewelry, or locally sourced honey!

Macon Exchange will be open Thursday-Sunday each week up until Christmas! Don’t miss this hip pop-up shop!

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Dia de los Muertos Face Painting at Coco Movie in the Park
Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

Dia de los Muertos Face Painting at Coco Movie in the Park

Come get your face painted and enjoy all the Day of the Dead festivities! Macon Bibb will be hosting a movie in the park and lots of fun activities! Face painting starts at 6pm. The movie Coco will start once it gets dark around 8pm. Bring a picnic blanket and the whole family for this night of fun!

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Urban Printing at Open Streets
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

Urban Printing at Open Streets

Find the bright blue tent of Ember Maypop Shop on the corner of Cherry St & MLK in the midst of this amazing free event!

Bring your bikes, your dogs, your friends & family, but especially your energy! The streets will be closed off for everyone to enjoy in numerous ways!

So many free fun activities, including Urban Printing with Ember Maypop Shop, all supplies included! We will be working with tempra paints, so no worries about making a mess. Make & take home your very own urban print!

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The Joyfields & Henna Tattoos
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

The Joyfields & Henna Tattoos

The hottest pop-up venue, Eche Salon, is hosting the beautiful songbird duo, The Joyfields, this First Friday!

Local artist, Heidi Clinite, will decorate guests with Henna temporary tattoos for just $10 per design! Cash and card accepted.

Light refreshments will be served. This is a free family friendly event!

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Start Right Face Painting
Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

Start Right Face Painting

  • Nola Brantley Memorial LIbrary (map)
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Come enjoy Community Day with the Dept. of Human Services at Nola Brantley Memorial Library! Stop by for free Face Painting and sno-cones! The librarians will demonstrate how to navigate the library system, get a library card and other cool stuff!

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Dino Alley Gallery
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

Dino Alley Gallery

  • 2nd Street Lane Macon, GA, 31201 United States (map)
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Monster step back to prehistoric times this First Friday September 7! Local artist, Heidi Clinite, has created a fun interactive Dinosaur art exhibit!

There will be nerdy dinosaur art for sale! Original paintings, embellished prints, and wood-burned crafts! A giant coloring sheet of dinosaurs for everyone to make their mark! Free dino party hats! Costumes and dino-clothes welcome!

The angelic Paige Horton will grace us with song!

We’re working on a few more surprises, so stay tuned!

This is a free family event located in the alley way. 2nd St Lane x Cherry St across from the Rookery.

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Back to School Bling!
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

Back to School Bling!

Come make crafts with local artist, Heidi Clinite! Make swag for your backpack, desk, locker, or lunchbox!

Kids are invited to write their name on the back of these fun ornaments, Heidi will trace over their drawing with her wood-burner, and then kids can paint them with tempra paint. Just $5/ornament. Cash & Card welcome.

Heidi will also have magnets and framed prints for sale. Perfect for any kid’s room!

A couple of young Otis Redding Camp performers will grace us with their angelic voices starting at 7pm.

Come check out the hottest new hair salon complete with local art and giant cream catchers!

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Bragg Jam Open Air Market
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Bragg Jam Open Air Market

Celebrate Macon Music Memories with a framed coloring sheet of local celebrities by Heidi Clinite! Collect all the Macon-themed postcards and coloring sheets! Carry them home in an Urban Tote! Fun summer bowls with lids and other wood-burned crafts to choose from!

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Yes Ma'am Art Fundraiser
Jun
10
11:00 AM11:00

Yes Ma'am Art Fundraiser

Heidi Clinite has kindly donated a couple of art pieces to help raise funds for the Feminist Women's Health Center through this empowering art exhibit organized by strong women!

Come support the health care of the women in your community by buying some local badass art! This event found solely at The Bakery, a creative warehouse space downtown Atlanta. Time tbd.

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Live Painting & Grand Opening
Jun
1
5:00 PM17:00

Live Painting & Grand Opening

Are you in the upper echelon of Macon? If so, come celebrate the grand opening of Eche Salon this First Friday!

Macon's most talented hair stylist, Amber Caldwell, has created a stylish salon complete with artwork of local artist, Heidi Clinite, who will also be doing a live painting out front.

Heidi will be working on her giant postcard paintings, some of which will be on display and available for purchase along with her giant dream catchers!

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Downtown Open Air Market
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Downtown Open Air Market

DOAM will have a pop-up location at the Memorial Park on 2nd and Poplar St! Find Ember Maypop Shop in the throngs of craft vendors! It will be easy to spot if you look for the wild blue Dancing Man in front of the bright blue tent!

There will be new clever puns and lots of sea creatures to kick off your summer fun! Urban Totes make perfect beach bags! Take a piece of the city with you everywhere!

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Mother's Day Gifts
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Mother's Day Gifts

Find your Mother the perfect gift for her special day! Ember Maypop Shop will pop-up at Just Tap'd this Friday night with lots of fun and beautiful crafts.

There's something for everyone from Mama Bear ornaments and funny signs to Urban Print Clutches and handmade wine caddies by local craftsman, Bryant Pardue, from painted art pieces to original coloring sheet cards for the kids to "make".

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Society Garden's Mini Maker's Market
May
5
12:00 PM12:00

Society Garden's Mini Maker's Market

Come make the perfect Mother's Day gift! Kids can draw an ornament for the artist to burn for just $5!

Ember Maypop Shop will be one of a select local craft vendors at this Mini Market! Located at the fun and beautiful outdoor wine and beer garden, The Society Garden! First Saturday in May 12-2pm.

Come sip vino cocktails and craft beer while perusing coasters and handmade wine caddies. Grab a pizza next-door at IVP or jerk chicken from Tropical Flava and have a picnic in the garden!

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Alley Gallery: Postcards from Maconga
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Alley Gallery: Postcards from Maconga

  • 2nd Street Lane Macon, GA, 31201 United States (map)
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Alley Gallery is back! Heidi Clinite has created a whole new body of artwork and is taking it to the streets, literally!

Heidi is painting Giant Postcards that celebrate Macon, the South and their imperfections that make them great! These giant postcards are in the style of vintage postcards with a graffiti twist! Unlike most graffiti, this art won't remain on the street permanently. It is available for purchase!

Along with the original paintings for sale, there will also be actual postcard prints of these paintings available for purchase!

The first 10 visitors to the Alley will be given a complimentary postcard complete with stamp! Participants are encouraged to write a friend about a fond memory they shared with this person in Macon. 

Local celebrity, DJ B3, will bring the Street Beatz, making this street party the hottest spot on First Friday! Hum along with a complimentary kazoo!

Find this Pop-Up Gallery at 2nd St Lane and Cherry St, the alleyway across from the Rookery, between Travis Jean and Reboot.

This is a NewTown Macon sponsored event!

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