Vendor Registration for our Green-o-Ree event is now OPEN!

Originally called Mayfest, we rebranded this event to better represent what it is all about which is promoting and supporting green and sustainable initiatives!  As a re-purposed, industrial building, the Pajama Factory itself is a green initiative!  We currently house over 100 artists, makers, and entrepreneurs.  We believe that community IS sustainability and wanted an event to specifically celebrate THAT.

Vendors are required to complete the following application form.  All products you wish to sell must have some GREEN, SUSTAINABLE, UPCYCLING, OR REPURPOSING element to the process used to make the product and/or the product itself.

Vendor Application for Green-O-Ree

For any questions, please contact Danielle Velkoff at events@pajamafactory.net or (570) 980-1452.  Stay up-to-date by following us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter@PajamaFactory!

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Save the Date for Green-O-Ree, Sat 4/7 from 11am-4pm

Originally called Mayfest, we recently rebranded the event to better represent what it is all about which is promoting and supporting green, sustainability initiatives!  As a re-purposed, industrial building, the Pajama Factory itself is a green initiative!  With over 100 artists, makers, and entrepreneurs, we believe that community IS sustainability and wanted an event to specifically celebrate just THAT.

We will feature Factory Works programs such as the Community Woodshop, Clay Studio, Sewing & Photo labs, and we will also feature local vendors who utilize green practices.  Equinox LTD will be doing demos, showing their outdoor gear.  The gallery will host the PA Wilds’ traveling Art Show which showcases Creative Makers from all over the region!

There will also be a number of conservation and nonprofit organizations joining us such as Little Pine Creek State Park, DCNR Bureau of Forestry, and Middle Susquehanna Riverkeepers along with local, green vendors!

Join us on Saturday, April 7th from 11am-4pm and SPRING into SUSTAINABILITY!

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Sun Gazette features Pajama Factory’s upcoming Feb First Friday Open Studios

Great article in the Showcase section of the Williamsport’s Sun Gazette by Jason Klose highlighting all the exciting Open Studios and happenings during February First Friday, Feb 2nd from 6-9pm.

Find a piece of your heart at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave., for February’s First Friday event, “Open Studios,” as local business owners open their studios to the community 6-9 p.m. Friday.

There is so much to see and do at the Factory — explore the tenants open studios, art exhibitions, workshops, and product launches.  Among the variety of skills one can see at the Pajama Factory are woodworking, painting, fiber arts — including quilting and garment-making, photography, screen printing, pasta-making, metalwork and pottery/ceramics. Visitors can also meet yoga teachers, computer gamers, writers, printers, sculptors and coffee roasters among others.

To read the full article, visit http://www.sungazette.com/life/showcase/2018/02/pajama-factory-hosts-open-studios-for-february-first-friday/

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Make 1 and Take 1 – Charity Maker Event

The season of giving may be over, but the need never goes away! Join us on Sat, 1/23 from 12-4pm in the Billtown Brainery to make a no-sew fleece scarf to donate to someone in need.  You can even take one home! For every scarf you make for donation, you are welcome to make another to take with you.  All scarves will be donated to local shelters or given to children in need.  Supplies will be provided and the project couldn’t be any easier!

There will also be a donation jar if you’d like to donate to furthering initiatives like this in the community. Donations will be split between the Billtown Brainery and Beana’s Workshop and used to continue provide educational, charitable and informative workshops for the Williamsport area.

Start the new year off right and help your community stay warm!

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OPEN STUDIOS, February’s First Friday

Join us for a night of OPEN STUDIOS, from 6 to 9pm on February First Friday which happens to be Feb 2nd. Explore our open studios, art exhibitions, workshops, product launches and while you’re here find a piece of your heart in ours by playing our matchmaker puzzle game. Simply match a puzzle piece from our welcome table to one of the different open studios for a chance to win a prize.

There is so much to see and do at the Factory!  To learn which studios will be open and about all the different happenings, visit http://www.pajamafactory.net/FebFirstFriday

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Join us for the 6th Annual Blues Bash to benefit Factory Works!

Great Article in the Sun Gazette about our upcoming BLUES BASH, tomorrow Sat 12/30 at 6pm (doors open at 5pm)!

Don’t miss out on our New Year’s eve EVE celebration for a CAUSE!  A silent auction and a portion of the proceeds goes directly to Factory Works, a non profit housed at the Pajama Factory who’s mission is to “ignite a spirit of creativity that will enrich the Williamsport community by providing resources for artists and innovative thinkers.

There’s still time to purchase tickets in advance at the link below – get tickets now before the price goes up at the door!

Tickets available to purchase online here: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/13969

Be sure to check it out the Sun Gazette article below

The end of 2017 is days away and if you’re still looking for the best way to ring in the New Year, the search is over. Just head over to the Pajama Factory for a night of great food and entertainment, a selection of local craft beer and the opportunity to support a good cause.  Just make sure you head over one night earlier. The Sixth Annual New Years Blues Bash at the Pajama Factory kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday and promises to be the greatest New Year’s Eve Eve party around.

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Special Holiday FLASH Sale for VIP Blues Tickets

We are running a special, Holiday FLASH SALE for our 6th Annual Blues Bash taking place Saturday, 12/30 at 6pm (doors open at 5pm.  We are offering a limited amount of VIP, reserved table seating tickets for $30 per ticket (normally priced at $35 per ticket). Tickets are available online only on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Use special promo code: BLUESBASH17

Buy your tickets NOW at https://www.artful.ly/events/13936 while supplies last!

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Candy Cane Lane – Holiday Passport to the PJF Studios!

Due to the success of #OCTOPAS, we’re doing a version of it for the Holiday Market!

The Events Committee is introducing a studio pass into the Holiday Market.  It will be similar to this year’s #OCTOPAS, but with a holiday twist.  We will be paying homage to Duboistown’s Candy Cane Lane.

  • Guests will enter the Community Room where they will collect their pass and head to the 4th floor.
  • They will make their way along “Candy Cane Lane” which will feature Open Studios and vendors.
  • Guests will need to collect 8 stamps from 8 different, featured studios and they can enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 factory-made prize package valued at over $100!

Keep the gifts for yourself or give them away as gifts to others!

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Small Business Saturday

#Shopsmall at the Pajama Factory this holiday season, and find something truly original for each person on your shopping list!

Nov. 25th is Small Business Saturday!  Be sure to support your local businesses by shopping SMALL this Saturday… and why stop there?  We have over 60 vendors attending our 8th Annual Holiday Market taking place next weekend – Fri, Dec 1st from 6-10pm & Sat, Dec. 2nd from 11am-4pm.

To see which small businesses will be in attendance, be sure to visit www.pajamafactory.net/holidaymarket and plan ahead!

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Great article in the Sun Gazette about our upcoming Holiday Market

Our 8th Annual Holiday Market is almost here!  We hope you are getting as excited as we are to have you join us.

This holiday tradition is MORE than just a way to get your holiday shopping done! Experience open artist studios, live music, art exhibitions, and local vendors & food truck fare… shop local this season and add something truly original to your holidays this year.

See the write up about our event in the Sun Gazette’s Showcase section that was published today!

With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Pajama Factory will host a market to allow people to get started — or complete — their shopping list.

“Our goal is to keep local dollars local by encouraging folks to ‘shop small’ during the holiday season, said Danielle Velkoff, events manager and business development. “It is also an opportunity for us to showcase our tenants and the history of the Pajama Factory complex.”

The market will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 1 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

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