DIY Holiday Tablescape Workshop - A Pre Craft Fair Event
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

DIY Holiday Tablescape Workshop - A Pre Craft Fair Event

The Grace Museum and A People Party Productions have partnered for this festive Holiday Tablescape Workshop!  Registrants will receive 3 mini hands-on workshops with completed projects to take home including a hand lettered placecard + handmade fresh garland + customized wooden signage, receive a pass for the People Party Craft Fair on December 9th, and learn how to integrate all of these creative elements into a beautifully designed Holiday Tablescape.

Tickets: $40/person
Limited to 20 participants

HAND LETTERING FOR YOUR HOLIDAY TABLE

Learn how to create elegant placecards with wood round medallions and metallic paint pens. Using this faux-calligraphy method you can add a bit of holiday sparkle to any occasion or gift for the season!

SEE WHAT CHELSEA MAKES...

DIY FRESH GARLAND

Join Grand Avenue Designs for a DIY Class focusing on your Christmas tablescape! You’ll receive step by step instruction on how to create your own beautiful fresh garland for the holidays, using some of the most on trend products in floral design! Come see for yourself how versatile fresh garlands can be for any occasion or celebration! You’ll be surprised what you can do at home on your own after this DIY Class!

CHECK OUT GRAND AVE DESIGN CO.

INCORPORATING WOOD INTO YOUR DECOR

Customize a wooden piece for your next special occasion or a permanent piece for your home. Take home a small sample of what Grove Street Supply Co. can customize just for you!

CHECK OUT GROVE STREET SUPPLY CO.

LEARN MORE ABOUT A PEOPLE PARTY PRODUCTIONS

APPP is Jen Harmel, co-founded by husband Forrest Harmel in 2013. While Forrest is now focused on his own craft work @forrestwoodworks, Jen continues to develop the APPP business platform with a growing network of makers and small business creatives.

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Next People Party Craft Fair! // Abilene, Tx
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Next People Party Craft Fair! // Abilene, Tx

Meet the makers + creators of handmade handpicked small shops we love!

Grab a bite from the local food trucks don't miss our Holiday Bar brought to you by Abi-Haus! Make memories with our hashtag photo booths and enjoy chill vibes with our DJ + LIVE MUSIC as you shop from the heart! This event features over 50 pop-ups from across Central and West Texas, from cities such as Austin, Denton, Abilene, San Antone, Dallas, and in between!
 

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Specialty Features Include:
- Our Wellness + Beauty Spa Tent
- First ever Man Cave + Mini Ping-Ping Tournament
- Creative Bakers Corner benefiting Baba's Glory
- Plus be sure to catch Pour Man's Pour Over coffee experience
- And Simply Encourage Photobooth brought to you by Saint Francis Community Services

General Admission at the door. Children 12 and under free.
$5 for 13 and up. $3 with student ID.

Event Details:

Wellness + Beauty Spa Tent: Co-created by EssentiallyWellCo., this segment will feature handcrafted candles, soaps, body treatments + complimentary DYI holiday bath samples. We'll also be working with local message therapist Chrysalis Spa + Abilene Yoga House, Simply More Snacks, The Den: a Wellness Place, and more TBA to bring you the best of the best when it comes to living a beautifully curated lifestyle of health and wellness!

The APPP Man Cave: We've curated a cozy room entirety dedicated to the men in our lives, however all are welcome! Grab some home brewed samples from Big Country Homebrewers Association, a four-minute message from Breathe Massage Therapy, plus some action with our Mini Ping Pong Tournament hostes by Horizon Images & Forrest Woodworks + more TBA! SO stoked about this segment of our event!

Creative Bakers Corner: Shop handmade treats & homemade baked goods brought to you by the locals. This segment of our event is hosted by our partnering non-profit Baba's Glory. 70% of these booth fees will go to benefit our partnering non-profit +100% of the organizations baked goods sales.

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VIP AFTER PARTY!

A People Party Productions proudly presents the first ever VIP After Party for our next People Party Craft Fair Dec 9th, with co-host Betty&June boutique bringing an exclusive hour and a half pop-up.

Doors will reopen for this event from 7pm - 8:30pm. Only the first 50 to purchase a ticket will be admitted from the general public. Simply show your ID at the door to be marked off the list. Link below to pruchase your ticket.

Enjoy the newest venue in Downtown Abilene with full access to the balcony & Public-Haus pop-up bar. DJ spins provided by Jared Anderson.

Mingle with the makers + creators and sponsors of the #peoplepartycraftfair, plus complimentary sweets & treats provided by Brandt Cakes & Sabrina's Pastries!

Purchase at Betty & June located at 189 Pine St. in Downtown Abilene, TX or now online!
Only 50 tickets available for purchase. Link below!

#peoplepartycraftfair #abilenetx #shopsmall #whereyoulive

Meet Our Partners   |   Music Lineup   |  Event Sneak Peak!

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Whistle & Wild Creatives + Fashion Market
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Whistle & Wild Creatives + Fashion Market

Come join us at the Whistle & Wild Creatives + Fashion Market, Nov.11th from 11-3pm at Magnolia Cafe South in the heart of Austin, Tx! Whistle & Wild will be out with all her fall fashions alongside our hand selected creatives for this perfectly curated day of local shopping. Plus, make sure to bring your appetite for the Magnolia Cafe South menu + mimosa & cold brew bar! November 11th is also Veterans Day and certain vendors will be donating a % of proceeds to different veterans causes. Excited to see you there!

Brought to by A People Party Productions & Whistle & Wild. // Check out our participating shops below!

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Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival
Apr
28
to Apr 30

Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival

The 3rd Annual Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival benefiting United Way of Abilene will take stage April 28-30, 2017 at the Nelson Park Festival Gardens in Abilene, TX! Join us Friday night and Saturday night for fabulous blues music under the West Texas sky with a variety of vendor small shops and food trucks! Then end your weekend with our Sunday Gospel Brunch. All events are ticketed to the public. Tickets start at $25 with a variety of packages available.

For more information about general admission or this event, visit keycityblues.com, contact United Way of Abilene by phone at 325-677-1841, or send an email to bethany@unitedwayabilene.org.

Attend the Facebook Event for all updates.

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Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

FALL 2016 CRAFT FAIR! NOV 19

50+ Vendors | The Food Trucks | Live Music | Bar by The Warehouse
Featuring an array of handcrafted items such as jewelry, handmade soaps, screen printed graphic tees, home decor, woodwork, and so much more!

LUNCH FOOD TRUCK LINEUP || 10AM - 4PM
1881 Food Truck | The London Express | Five-C Smokehouse | Momma Sally's Cafe | Little Mafioso | Trailer-HausThe Crabb Shack | The Sweetside

DINNER FOOD TRUCK LINEUP || 6PM - 10PM
 Five-C Smokehouse | Momma Sally's Cafe | Little Mafioso |  | Trailer-Haus | The Crabb Shack | The Sweetside

LIVE MUSIC LINEUP - DAY
Jared Anderson (DJ)
Kay (Denton, Tx)
Steve Miller
Avy Holmes
Taylor Ochs
Jess Goodlett

LIVE MUSIC LINEUP - NIGHT
Our Version
Jen Harmel
Cole Shannon
The Mountain Natives (Dallas, Tx)

ATTEND FACEBOOK EVENT FOR UPDATES.

Apply to be a vendor here. Deadline to apply is Nov 8th. Space is limited.

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Over the Edge Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters
Oct
1
8:00 AM08:00

Over the Edge Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is taking fundraising to new heights! Over the Edge is a unique fundraising event, providing participants the thrilling, once in a life time chance of rappelling down the 20-story Enterprise Tower in an exciting and completely safe environment.

Space is limited to the first 76 participants. Individuals who want to participate are required to raise a minimum of $1,000 by soliciting donations from family, friends and co-workers through our Over the Edge on-line giving site. Once you've reached the $1,000 fundraising goal, you can lock in your rappel spot!

For more information, contact Big Brothers Big Sisters Director of Events, Mallory Ashford at mashford@bbbstx.org or call 325-674-3115.

Click on: http://www.bbbstx.org/overtheedge to register!

A People Party Productions is excited to help promote this fun event to help the fundraising efforts of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Abilene, Tx! We believe in this organization and have seen how it has helped changed the lives of so many young people! Read the deets below, and come out to support! PLUS! We will be sending an APPP Rep to Rappel the 20 story high Enterprise Building! Support Big Brothers BIg Sisters! Attend the Facebook event here.

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The Food Park Launch! // 1089 South First Street
Mar
22
11:00 AM11:00

The Food Park Launch! // 1089 South First Street

Come see us at the launching of The Food Park in Downtown Abilene March 22 for the lunch hour 11am - 2pm! Grab a bite to eat and enjoy the atmosphere with some live music by our very own Happy Fat!

FOOD TRUCKS TBA!

We are excited to offer food trucks the opportunity to set-up at our Downtown Food Truck Destination for lunch Mon-Sat 11am-2pm & Dinner Fri & Sat 7pm-11pm beginning March 22nd.

#eatlocal@thefoodpark
#abilenetx #downtownabilene

Pre-Order your I ♥ Food Trucks Tee to support the Food Truck Scene in Abilene! We will have them available for pick up at our Grand Opening Celebration April 23rd! Cannot wait! Click here to order.

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BROADWAY PRESHOW PARTY with BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

BROADWAY PRESHOW PARTY with BULLETS OVER BROADWAY

TIME FOR ANOTHER BROADWAY PRESHOW PARTY!

Don't miss the BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Pre Show Party brought to you by A People Party Productions and Abilene Cultural Affairs Council providing live music, local food vendors, and the bar!

Purchase tickets at www.celebrityattractions.com or the box office at the Abilene Civic Center.

ABOUT THE SHOW

Food vendor application here.

 

 

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LIVE MUSIC LAUNCH PARTY for The Stairs Club
Jan
29
8:00 PM20:00

LIVE MUSIC LAUNCH PARTY for The Stairs Club

The Stairs Club is excited to bring you LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT kicking it off with their LIVE MUSIC LAUCH PARTY Friday, January 29th. This show is brought to you by A People Party Productions with Nashville artist Quinn Erwin and local guest openers Jonathan Hester and Jake Rosser. No admisson. Come join the Friday Night Launch with The Stairs Club and their crew serving up all your favorites at the bar + LIVE MUSIC! Here's to another Abilene venue providing you with the live music experience in Downtown Abilene!

ABOUT THE ARTIST

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Broadway Abilene!
Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

Broadway Abilene!

It's time for RAGTIME, Dec 15th!

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council and Celebrity Attractions (Abilene, TX) bring another amazing Broadway Series to the Abilene Civic Center and A People Party Productions is excited to be a part of it this season!

Purchase tickets at www.celebrityattractions.com or the box office at The Civic Center.

PLUS! Don't miss the Pre Show Party brought to you by A People Party Productions and Abilene Cultural Affairs Council providing live music, local food vendors, and the bar!

Here's the local line-up:

Abi-Haus Bar

Hashi's Teppan Grill

Amanda Joy's

Monks Coffee Shop

The Poppin' Gals

Taste D' Art

Simply Encourage Photo-Booth

Live music by Jen Harmel

AND STILL TO COME!
ANNIE | Jan 27
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY | Mar 7

Follow @broadwayabilene on Instagram for more great photos!

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Night Show at the Fall 2015 People Party Craft Fair
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Night Show at the Fall 2015 People Party Craft Fair

This year we are excited to host another lineup of live music for the Fall 2015 People Party Craft Fair during the evening hours of our event! Don't miss this amazing FREE SHOW filled with quality performances by several out-of-town guests: Rethink from Denton, Tx bringing you atmospheric beats and mixing with the best vocal sampling we've heard in our area, Jess Goodlett from Abilene,Tx who could be described as soulful folk with her refreshing r&b vocals, The DeadSea Horse solo act from Amarillo, Tx with overlapping effects and self-produced harmonies that make his Americana folk sound thick and full of warmth reminiscent of M Ward, and our two headlining bands, The Cover Letter, an "Austin band that takes advantage of the skill and energy of all five members to create indie folk with powerhouse vocals and a dynamic edge," - Austin radio Erika Hoelscher, of KUTX 98.9,  followed by Hogan and Moss described as scorch folk with a whole lot of vintage pulse, also compared to the magical sync of Gillian Welch & David Rawlings by the Houston Press.  Don't miss it! 6pm - 11pm at the Fall 2015 People Party Craft Fair! Pictured to the right, The Cover Letter from Austin, Tx.

FREE SHOW LINEUP

6:00pm - Rethink, Denton, Tx

6:45pm - Jess Goodlett, Abilene, Tx

7:20pm - The Deadsea Horse, Amarillo, Tx

8:00pm - The Cover Letter, Austin, Tx

9:30pm - Hogan & Moss, Alpine, Tx

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A People Party Cloth Swap!
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

A People Party Cloth Swap!

Come to Monks Coffee Shop for a day of clothing swapping, coffee sipping, food truck fun and Betty&June boutique specialty shopping with A People Party Productions >> CLOTH SWAP EVENT!

kloTH swap - A fun event to bring clothing items and accessories you no longer wear in exchange for someone elses. A great ecofriendly way to spruce up your closet with new things to cling to.

HOW THIS WORKS:
1. $10 to participate the day of the event. Cash or card.
2. Items must be checked-in 2pm - 3pm | Come & go swaping till 6pm.
3. All items must be clean and in good condition ready to hang.
4. Up to 20 items will be accepted | Leave with no more than the number of items you brought
5. All Seasons | Accessories | Shoes | Men + Women | No childrens wear
6. Dressing rooms & mirrors available.
7. Left over items will be donated to Love & Care Ministries

PARTICIPANT PERKS!
- Receive 10% off your Monks drink the day of the event!
- Be entered to win a Betty & June gift card with a Social Media Giveway the day of the event!
- Receive a Downtown Goodie Bag full of coupons to your favorite downtown shops courtesy of our Downtown Sponsors!

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FREE CONCERT @ ROSE PARK!
Jun
12
4:00 PM16:00

FREE CONCERT @ ROSE PARK!

A People Party Productions & The Palm House - Abilene, TX are hosting a FREE CONCERT @ ROSE PARK- Friday, June 12th | 4pm-8pm! Our vision is to provide an opportunity for people to connect with people at the heart of it all.

Most recently our efforts have turned toward including a FOOD DRIVE during this event for shelters working with Hays County Food Bank. You can bring non- perishable items to the event in sacks or filled boxes.

More ways you can help:

Hays County Food Bank as expressed that one of main ways we can help the families affected by the flooding is financial donations to their direct links listed below. These are families that have lost everything and are in need of help on every level.

Direct Donate Link
https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/haysfoodbank

Amazon Wish List Link
http://amzn.to/1EFj2fG

Bring your families, frisbees, friends, food, and water! Oh! Don't forget your picnic blankets, lawn chairs, bubbles, & anything else to make this day rock your socks off!

Enjoy original music and worship sets by Brenton & Cara Williams Dowdy, Our Version, The Well ChurchForrest Harmel, DJ Daniel Phorgvn Murillo, DJ Re-Think, and The Ninja Joy Squad!

This free concert is for the sake of fun fellowship & connecting people with people in addition to helping those in need. Come on out for the time of your life and to help make a difference!

Attend the Facebook Event to stay updated & invite your friends!

Interested in volunteering? Email info@apeoplepartyproductions.com to be added to our volunteer list.

 

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Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival
Jun
6
1:00 PM13:00

Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival

A People Party Productions has been officially recruited to manage the local vendors at the inaugural Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival in Abilene, Tx. Festival proceeds will go to benefit the Community Partners of United Way of Abilene. Headline performers include Ruthie Foster, Tommy Castro, and Marcia Ball.

The festival will take place at Frontier Texas in Downtown Abilene. Festival gates will open at 1pm with live music performances till about 10pm. Food, beverages, and festival merchandise will be available for purchase throughout the day. The family-friendly event is ticketed, with tickets ranging in price from $35-$200. Kids 12 and under are admitted for free with a ticketed adult. Tickets can be purchased online at keycityblues.com or in-person at United Way of Abilene and Barr Roofing. Tickets are limited.

Meet the Vendors here!

To stay up-to-date with festival information, "Like" Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival on Facebook.

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Fall 2014 People Party Craft Fair
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Fall 2014 People Party Craft Fair

You are invited to come celebrate with us at the Fall 2014 People Party Craft Fair! You'll find all kinds of local talent and hand-made cool stuff! Great place to shop for the holidays and enjoy a good time with friends and family!

This event is also a way of showing our appreciation to local businesses that support local businesses! This year we are combining our day with Kids Village to help celebrate their 7th year of serving Abilene and the Big Country! HOW COOL IS THAT!? :) :) :)

 

Join our event on Facebook!


See  you there!

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A People Party Cloth Swap!
Mar
22
4:30 PM16:30

A People Party Cloth Swap!

LIVE MUSIC | FOOD TRUCKS | LOCAL VENDORS | NEW TO YOU WARDROBE!

Details:

1. $ 7 @ the door to participate in all the fun “swishing”
2. Bring 5 -15 items | must be clean and in mint condition
3. Check-in @ 4:30 p.m. | come & go swishing till 6:30 p.m. 
4. Receive number for how many items you bring & swap
5. Can bring: accessories | shoes | all seasons welcome!
6. Curtain booths & mirrors available
7. Left overs donated to Love & Care Ministries
8. post. share. like. invite. #apeoplepartyproductions #apppevent #abilene #awesome #clothswap #fashion #majesticabilene 

Join and invite all your friends via A People Party Cloth Swap 

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The Majestic Launch Party
Mar
22
4:00 PM16:00

The Majestic Launch Party

A People Party Productions & The Majestic invite you to come celebrate at the grand opening event of Abilene's newest venue in town!

Located in historic downtown Abilene, The Majestic is THE place to be: weddings, dinners, concerts, arts exhibits, any event you can dream up, they'll do it! www.majesticabilene.com

LIVE MUSIC | ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD TRUCKS | LOCAL VENDORS

Bring the entire family for a magnificent evening of fun and connect with other locally owned and operated businesses and handcrafted vendors!

Betty & June Boutique | Twice Upon a Time | Beastro Food Truck | The Appetizer | Bra Te Da Horizon Images | Project 7 Billion | KACU-FM | Unorthodox Weddings | The Prickly Pear Bakery | Hug A Root Family Farms | Healing Arts by Melanie Blalock | Henna by Sabrina Elliott | Abilene Kangen Water | Our Version | Daniel Phorgvn Murillo |Jake Rosser | The Ninja Joy Squad | Wonderful Land ∞ | Suzuki Early Childhood Music Studio | Product of Her Hands | Ashley J Larson Photography | My Sister's House | Two Prairie Hipsters | HEART and SOUL SALON | Eternal Threads | Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra | Zombiedog Join and invite all your friends via The Majestic Launch Party

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