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Make a Derby Day Hat

Create a Hat or Fascinator for Derby Day!

Garage Door Studio is planning a fun day of DIY crafting in the studio, Saturday, May 2nd, 11 am – 2 pm. Join Tina Kite Millinery in the art center to create a hat or fascinator for Derby Day! Kids can create a paper hat and decorate with handmade flowers, ribbons and beads. The boys can create a spiffy bowler hat too! And get ready ladies, Tina will show you how to create a delightful hair fascinator using tissue paper flowers, glitter, tulle and beads! $5 for kids and $10 for adults. All materials and instructions included.

Enter the Derby Day Hat Contest!

Stroll up to The Market in Avondale for their Grand Opening celebration and enter their Derby Day Hat Contest at 4 pm. (Kentucky Derby is at 5 pm!) The Market will have activities all day long including contests, activities for kids, a raffle, beer, wine and food a plenty! Braxton & the Renditions will be playing 2-5 pm and the Avondale Children’s Choir, Ars Cantabile will perform at noon.

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Create with Glass for Mother’s Day

We’ve also got another fun project happening at the same time, 11 am -2 pm! Brenda Griffith with Siyeh Glass will be leading a class showing you how to make a 6×6″ fused glass plate. Using colorful shapes of layered glass, create a beautiful small dish for Mother’s Day! Brenda will slump and fire the dish offsite and will bring them back to the studio by Tuesday, May 5th. $15 per person.

While kids are welcome to participate, we ask that parents accompany their children that are 10 and under. thank you!

No need to make a reservation, just show up and join in on the fun.

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Party on the Porch

Party on the Porch

Friday, April 24th, 5-9 pm

Join us for our first hangout event, Party on the Porch at Garage Door Studio this Friday! We like to have our friends stop by and see what’s new and cool-so every once and awhile we’ll throw a little party on our porch.

Enjoy wine, beer and munchies and groove to acoustic tunes by Braxton & the Renditions, 6-9 pm. Take 10% off in the shop during the event and check out cool new items for spring celebrations and chillin’ out!

*We’ll have a limited amount of libations and bites available free of charge, but if you like, feel free to grab your beverage of choice from our nearby businesses and hang out with us: The Bishop, The Little Wine Shop or The Market in Avondale *

Live Acoustic Music

Enjoy acoustic tunes by Braxton O’Neil, local musician and generally cool dude! He’ll be playing some of your favorite songs that’ll make you sing and make a happy dance!

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