Kick-off the holiday season with a day of shopping of fun with your girls! Join (cool) progeny for a Girls Day Out at Green Spring Station's Makers Market! Your ticket includes the DIY workshop of your choice, welcome cocktail, swag bag, complimentary shuttle service from downtown Baltimore (If you'd like!), and discount childcare from Seeking Sitters! Plus you'll get the opportunity to enjoy the one-day artisan market and fabulous boutiques at Green Spring Station.
What can you expect at Makers Market? Modeled after the Bryant Park holiday craft bazaar in New York City, Makers Market is a one day holiday marketplace extravaganza! It includes wares from more than 38 local artisans coupled with the wonderful boutiques at Green Spring Station. Think making meets style. In addition to trunk shows, complimentary wrapping, and specials at all of Green Spring's merchants, enjoy expert gift advice, get 'done up' at the bun-and-braid style bar, find your perfect holiday lip shade, mix cocktails with the mixology pros from Tark's, indulge in delicious fare at Green Spring's locally owned restaurants, and more. Click here to see vendors.
Added bonus? $5 from every Girls' Day Out pass will benefit Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance.
Candle Making Workshop by Knits, Soy & Metal
offered at 10:30 AM and 2 PM
Join Knits, Soy & Metal for a Candle Making workshop! Grab your friends and your creative spirit and flex your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). After it's all said and done, you will walk away with 1 all natural Scented Soy Candle, choosing from an array of scents ranging from floral, to earthy, to food inspired. Get ready to mix and mingle with other DIY enthusiasts as we get our creative juices flowing!
Tissue Paper Garland by Becket Hitch
offered at 11:45 AM
Join Kohli Flick and learn how she created Becket Hitch's much sought after tissue paper garland that premiered in her shop last year. Utilizing simple tools that you already have at home Kohli will walk you through how to make your own garland to add a bit of whimsey to your holiday decor. Participants will leave with a length of garland and a wealth of ideas on how to translate this simple technique into their own home.
Calligraphy Ornaments with Poppy & Scooter
Offered at 12:45 PM
Dress up your tree this year with a custom hand-lettered ornament! Learn the basics of hand lettering with local calligrapher Jessica from Poppy & Scooter, and use your new skills to create your own unique glass ornament, complete with a natural touch of local greenery.
Making Holiday Swags with Local Color Flowers
Offered at 3:45 PM
Local Color Flowers will lead students in a hands on session to make a holiday swag perfect for their front door. Swags will be created from holiday greens, berries, branches and other natural elements sourced from farms within 100 miles from Baltimore.
Thanks to Seeking Sitters, you can use their service to book a sitter for the kids! Those who sign up for the sitter discount will receive 50% off the Seeking Sitters registration fee (never have to search for a sitter again!) and Seeking Sitters will waive the finders fee for any sitter booked through them that day. Just sign up for the sitter discount when you register and Seeking Sitters will contact you to set-up your sitter!
COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE
Coming to the event from downtown? Your Girls Day Out Pass entitles you to complimentary shuttle service, thanks to St. Paul's School for Girls! We'll announce the pick-up location soon.