Come to Alley Gallery—a pop-up art gallery—this First Friday!!
Local artist, Heidi Clinite, will be making Henna temporary tattoos! She will also have cute wood-burned crafts ideal for Mother’s Day and graduation gifts!
Draw on the giant coloring sheet and have fun in the alley!
The alley is 2nd Street Lane at Cherry Street across from the Rookery.
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
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Downtown Macon Community Association is hosting a retail neighborhood trick-or-treat on Halloween! Shop and haunt local businesses for treats! Ocmulgee Brewpub will have a FREE face painting tent out front! Come show off your costumes or get the perfect disguise painted on your face!
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!
Bring the kids to this free and fun fall festival at Stratford Academy! Giant inflatable slide and bouncy castle, arts and crafts activities! Heidi will be painting faces! There will also be a glass blowing artist making beautiful glass pumpkins in the pumpkin patch!
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!
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!
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.
Pyrography and Pyrotechnics!! Ember Maypop Shop will be vending at this spectacular event hosted by Addled Muse consisting of acrobatic fire-breathers and DJ dance party!! Come get wood-burned crafts and giant dream catchers at this wild show!
Get your tickets at https://brownpapertickets.com/event/3392896
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!