OnMilwaukee.com Article about the Washington Heights Artists Front Yard Pop-Up shares our story about how the Front Yard Pop-Ups came to be and where they are going. Read the article here.

Fingers crossed, we'll have perfect fall weather on October 18, but if it is rainy, the event will take place on Sunday, October, 25 from 11AM-3PM. Watch this event page for updates if the weather doesn't cooperate.

Each artist/maker/musician derives part or all of their income from their art by selling it at events, art fairs and street fairs, which have all been cancelled for the foreseeable future. Your invited to stop by and show your support for your neighbors. You'll find new decor and accessories for your home and yourself, jewelry, clothing and personal accessories, and gifts for graduates, friends and family. So many reasons to shop and support the local artists and your neighbors in Washington Heights.

Make your purchases directly with each maker using cash, credit card or other contact free payment choices (varies by each artist).

Featured artists and makers for October 18, 2020:
• Art by Kelli Greentree: acrylic paintings, art cards, hand-painted ornaments, hats, headbands & neck warmers
• Bella Vista Knits: hand dyed yarn, luxury yarns, and handmade beanies
• Casey O’Neil: handmade cards for all occasions
• Cloud 9 Workshop: Party in a box, art kits and art supplies
• Cream City Caramels: buttery-delicious sweet and salty handcrafted caramels
• drawstring studio: accessories for the modern home by Washington Heights resident Danielle Lussier
• the Earth and All Stars: handmade leather jewelry and accessories
• Fern & Nettle: Handmade soap and body care goods made in MKE
Frank & Bella: Upcycled vintage tin jewelry
• Heidi Steeno: Lake Michigan driftwood wall hangings & wreaths
• Hyde & Chic MKE: mobile boutique inside of a 1999 Blue Bird Bus featuring women's clothing and accessories.
• James Steeno Gallery: Art Maps, art prints and watercolors of places found nearby. + coloring books, art decals,fine art notecards and hand-sewn fabric face
• Jonathan P. Ninmer Fine Woodworking: functional and decorative wood accessories for your home
• LitMKE: handmade soy/coconut wax scented candles by repurposing liquor, wine, and beer bottles & cans! Custom orders as well!
• Midwest Macrame: beautiful and authentic handmade macrame items – shelves, plant hangers, wall hangings
• Milkweed Designs Jewelry: hand-crafted jewelry and accessories by Washington Heights resident Julie Paasch Anderson. One-of-a-kind designs range from "fun" to "fancy".
• Milrawkee Alt.: Milwaukee themed sci-fi art prints, postcards and more by Milwaukee's own Ryan Laessig
• Milwaukee Artists for Racial Justice: 100% of donations collected from art are distributed to fight for Racial Justice across the city of Milwaukee
• Milwaukee Terrarium: living art – succulent terrariums, tropical terrariums, seasonal designs – no green thumb required!
• More Than a Sparrow Pottery: fun and functional pottery by Washington Heights resident Nicole Lieven Julius
• Nourish Natural Products: Trusted wellness products for the mind, body and home. 100% natural. 100% clean.
• Plushzilla: Milwaukee made plush bears and other creatures
Scarred for Life: leather and metal accessories for women and men by Washington Heights resident Jen Loberg
• Shovel + Spade: One of a kind fiber arts for sustainable living. Fusing upcycled materials + ethically sourced wool with everyday life, featuring the original Woolly Jar!
• Simone Steeno: zippered fabric pouches, fabric face masks, fabric hair scrunchies
• Sugar Studio: bringing Milwaukee delicious high-quality handmade desserts, cookies and chocolates
• Wander & Co.: a social cause shop offering a curated selection of products that have a direct social cause benefit – clothing, accessories, dog collars + more. Owned and operated by Washington Heights residents Drew Griswold & his wife Jenni.

Make your purchases directly with each maker using cash, credit card or other contact free payment choices (varies by each artist).

Washington Heights Artists Front Yard Pop-Up
October 18, 2020 || 12:30PM-4PM || Free To Attend || Free Parking

• All artists/makers/musicians will be wearing a face mask and practicing safe distancing when they interact with you. Please do the same and wear a mask. The city of Milwaukee mandates face masks be worn at all public events by anyone age 3 and older and are required at our pop-up.
• Attendees must maintain social distancing. Each maker reserves the right to limit the number of people in their selling area at any given time.
• You may be offered hand sanitizer at each table/tent before you begin browsing.
• Each pop-up takes place on the private property of a resident. Please be respectful of their property, leaving no trash behind and cleaning up after your pet (if you bring one along).
• Children should be supervised by adult/parent/caregiver while shopping and look with their eyes, not their hands
• Dogs and pets must be leashed and under your control at all times when visiting the pop-up.
• Anyone not conforming to these policies will be asked to leave the private property. We need your cooperation to be able to put this event together and be successful.
• All arrangements are subject to change to conform to quickly changing conditions.

Come out and support Washington Heights artists, makers and musicians for an afternoon pop-up in the front yards of homes in the 1700-1800 block of North 52nd Street in Washington Heights Neighborhood of Milwaukee on Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 11AM-3PM. The front yard pop-ups will be located on 52nd Street between Washington Blvd and Vine St in Milwaukee's Washington Heights Neighborhood.

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