Open your Heart to our Open Studios this February First Friday

This February First Friday, Open your Heart to our Open Studios at the Pajama Factory Experience our Creative Community in action.

Williamsport, PA, January 23rd, 2019  – Join us for Williamsport’s February First Friday event and discover our creative community. Tenants are opening their doors and sharing their hearts, and we’d love to see you there!

Starting at 6pm, Way Cool Beans (@ToddsCoolBeans) is celebrating 5 years of delicious, roasted coffee goodness (congratulations Todd!) and will host live music with Atom and Chloe.  Stop into Building 6 for a coffee, some tunes, and while you’re there – be sure to visit Pasta By Deb (@Pasta-By-Deb) down the hall in Studio 6-111.  Deb will be featuring heART you can eat and heART you can wear, so guests will want to check out her studio.  Across the courtyard, on the 2nd floor of Building 9 in Studio 10N, Factory Works Gallery (factoryworks.org) invites you to “Jonathan Preston,” an exhibition of street art influenced paintings by the Bellefonte / State College based artist. This is Jonathan’s first exhibition both at Factory Works Gallery as well as in Williamsport.

David DeFebo & Mary Woods owners of WholeheARTed Wholistic in Studio 7-240 will have Biocharger Demos every 30 minutes starting at 6pm with a presentation of the products and services they offer at 7pm.  Meet the artist in person! Todd Rice of Studio 7-243 and Barbara Andreassen of Studio 9-208 will each open their studios for guests to walk in, take a look around and discuss their work.  Paul Clacher of Studio 7-250 will also host an open studio and will be doing live watercolor paintings, while Pajama Factory owners, Mark and Suzanne Winkelman, will be opening their residential loft for visitors and friendly conversation!

This is only a sample of what will be happening around the Factory.  “February First Friday at the Pajama Factory has always been an opportunity for our community to welcome the greater Williamsport area community into what we do,” said Event Chair, Brian Spies.  “We can’t wait to have you see how our community continues to grow and thrive!” There is so much to see and do, so visit us and experience our Creative Community first hand.  And as we say around here: Dream it. See it. Do it. … at the Factory.

The Pajama Factory is located at 1307 Park Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701.  The event will take place Friday, February 1st from 6pm to 9pm. Free admission.  Food trucks will be onsite. For more information about the Pajama Factory, please visit www.pajamafactory.net or email events@pajamafactory.net.

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About the Pajama Factory: The Pajama Factory is a community of artists, entrepreneurs, and local businesses who come together to build off of each other’s strengths and dreams in order to create something bigger than themselves. The Pajama Factory is a proud member of the Williamsport Business Association and the Williamsport Lycoming Chamber of Commerce, and is located at 1307 Park Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701. To learn more, please visit www.pajamafactory.net.

Contact: Danielle Velkoff, Event Coordinator (570) 980-1452, events@pajamafactory.net

 

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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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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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“The Nature of Love,” February First Friday

Stop by the Pajama Factory on Friday, Feb 3rd starting at 6pm for “The Nature of Love,” a love-themed feast for the senses.  Here’s just a taste of what the Pajama Factory will be offering so far:

Factory Works Gallery will be launching their 2017 Season with New York artist, Charles Yoder and his most recent work “Four Play,” a triptych of acrylic and oil on linen that measures four foot high by 24 foot long.  Cabaret Lunatique will have teaser performances of their upcoming Valentine’s Day burlesque show.  Pajama Factory tenants will open their studios to sell products, exhibit artwork, and much much more!

Be sure to SAVE the DATE and stay tuned!

Interested in becoming a vendor?  We are accepting a few Valentine’s Day themed vendors for the 2nd floor, Clearstory venue operated by Andrus Hospitality.  Please email events@pajamafactory.net for information on how to apply.

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September 2 – Save the Date!

Joanne Landis in her studio

We hope we’ll see you here.

(Shared Facebook Event from the Pajama Factory)

Join us on First Friday, September 2nd from 6pm–9pm for a Pajama Factory Celebration of the Arts & Local Business. Live music and light refreshments will be provided. This Factory-wide event is free and open to the public!

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February First Friday

Hope to see you there.

(Shared Facebook post from Pajama Factory)

Join us for a celebration of local Arts & Small Business in a Factory-wide special event on February 5th from 6pm–9pm. Live music and light refreshments will be provided for the evening, along with a unique offering of Open Studio/Shop events and multiple Gallery exhibitions throughout the buildings. This event is free and open to the public!

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September First Friday

September First Friday is one of the big ones at the Pajama Factory! As you have probably noticed, we don’t go ‘all-out’ for First Friday each and every month, but September is one where we’ll be throwing open the doors and filling the halls with people, art and events, so you’ll want to be there for sure.

You can get more information about which studios will be open as well as other exhibits on the Pajama Factory Facebook event page. Head on over and let us know if you’ll be joining us.

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First Friday @ the Pajama Factory

“Get Your Nature on.” The Pajama Factory and its 3rd floor tenant, Equinox Ltd., are teaming up next weekend (November 5th -7th) to bring awareness to the Williamsport community about buying and shopping local. Come on out and get your Christmas shopping in early by taking home an original piece of art, or picking up great hiking gear. While you’re at it take classes, listen to some music, watch a performance, enjoy light refreshments, or just hang out with some of the creative tenants of the Pajama Factory.

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