Make Savannah is now seeking vendor applications for Spring Festival at Maven Makers, 415 W. Boundary St., on Saturday, April 27. Open to the public, the festival celebrates Savannah made and inspired goods, connecting shoppers with makers and encouraging the community to support local entrepreneurship. Makers are invited to apply by visiting MakeSavannah.com and completing the online application. The deadline is Friday, March 29 and the vendor fee is $50. All creatives welcome.
Community members are invited to attend Make Savannah’s New Year Roundtable, an educational event offered quarterly to provide helpful marketing insights for brands and small businesses. Held on Thursday, January 24 from 5:30 - 7 p.m., guest speaker and creative consultant Kelsey Bucci will present practical tips for small business growth on Pinterest. Tickets are $25 and available for purchase by visiting PayPal.me/clarkcreativeSAV.
Make Savannah has teamed up with Maven Makers to offer Fall Festival, a free public event featuring the local work of artisans, craftsmen and entrepreneurs. Located at 415 W. Boundary St., the event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Just in time for gift-giving season, the community is invited to shop, meet the makers and enjoy live entertainment and food trucks. During the event, more than 20 local artisans will exhibit made-in-Savannah goods, featuring leather, jewelry, original art, woodworking, small-batch skin care and more.
If you have a handmade Savannah product that you'd like us to consider, please complete this short form by Friday, Oct. 26. Chosen brands will be notified on Monday, October 29. If approved, items must be delivered to Clark Creative Communications by Wednesday, October 31 for gift set assembly.
Make Savannah will debut at Picnic in the Park this Sunday, October 7, introducing its flagship network of artists and entrepreneurs showcasing Savannah made and inspired goods. Attendees are invited to meet the makers and shop the Make Savannah booth, which will feature a wide variety of unique handmade merchandise created in The Hostess City, as well as curated gift sets.
Make Savannah has partnered with Savannah Philharmonic as the single premium merchandise retailer for Picnic in the Park and is currently seeking maker applications to exhibit during Savannah’s largest outdoor cultural event of the year. In celebration of the orchestra's tenth anniversary, 10 makers will be exclusively selected to sell products to the annual event’s nearly 20,000 attendees.
Picnic in the Park, presented and produced by Savannah Philharmonic, will be held on Sunday, October 7 with vendor sales beginning at 3 p.m.