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We love this video from talented Penn State Film student Sofia Ameti.  It captures The Makery’s spirit and energy perfectly!

Happy Spring Break!

We’ll be closed March 4 – 11 for Spring Break!  We will reopen on Tuesday, 3/14.  Have a fun, safe break!

March First Friday: Be Well – Nourish YOUrself!


Friday, March 3rd, 6-8 pm

Take some time to nourish your mind, body and soul with the Makery! Join us on the March 3rd First Friday for some love and care of YOU!

Soak your feet, try a new yoga pose, enjoy a Life’s Abundance smoothie or snack, relax in a chair massage, put pen to paper to creatively write with Write to Shine, and enjoy the aromatherapy of essential oils. Come as you are…and BE WELL!

For more information, click here!

And although we love little ones, this evening is reserved for adults.

First Friday Hand-lettering Workshop!

Join Philadelphia-based artist, Laura Taylor, for this fun, modern “For The Love of Lettering” hand-lettering workshop!

Friday, February 3, 5:30 – 7 pm or 8-9:30 pm

In this beginner-level lettering class,you will fall in love with hand-lettering as you learn how to letter a favorite quote, lyric, or name.  This workshop will teach basic letter forms and styles,and give an understanding of how to apply introductory concepts to a word or phrase in order to create a totally unique hand-lettered keepsake.  Click here to register!

Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays!  Come and visit us over the break!

Handmade Holiday Pop-Up Party!


Join the area’s most modern makers for an eclectic art fair with a cocktail party vibe!

Friday, 12/2, 6-9 pm and Saturday, 12/3, 10-4 pm

Click here for more information!

Happy Thanksgiving!


Here at The Makery, we are thankful for YOU!  Come visit us on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday to make gifts at Open Studio and browse our gallery of art, jewelry and accessories…we’ll even have a bunch of fun surprises to boot!

Holiday Mixology 101: Punch Bowl Party Prep!


Join us for an evening of cocktail and appetizer “How To” for the holidays!
Serving your guests a festive, crowd-pleasing punch-cocktail and yummy eats is the best way to entertain.
Brandon Wagner of Big Spring Spirits and Mike Benjamin of Benjamin’s Catering will join us at The Makery for a demo and tasting event. The session will include; how-to demonstrations on preparing cocktails and party food, serving tips, and of course….sampling! Register Here!

Holiday Cookie Workshop with Flour Box Bakery!

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Join local Craftsy star and cookie celebrity, Anne Yorks of Flour Box Bakery, to learn various techniques for picture-perfect holiday cookies!   Using royal icing, each family ‘team’* will create 10 stunning Christmas Cookies (5 cookie projects per person).

Cost: $50/person (includes project supplies for in class, take home box and folder with decorating tips and recipes)  Click here for more information and to register.

*Recommended for children over 6 years of age.

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