Save the date a wonderful holiday event that will inspire you to
think about Local and free-trade artists and bring together community at
a fun, laid back gallery opening.
Please note that this will be this will be a SATURDAY EVENT.For
the 4th year in a row, Green Drinks Arlington's founders, Genevieve
Concannon and Marina Ospina along with Sweet Root Village bring you a
festive party to engage the community in local art, beer and the spirit
of the Season- Giving.
Since we had
another successful event last year, we have added even more local
artisans and boutiques from Arlington and Northern Virginia! We hope to
arouse your senses with food, fun and creativity and foster more
community growth. Shop local artists photography, paintings, pottery,
glass art, floral design, gift baskets and more while listening to laid
back music and sipping beer. Doesn't that sound better than wresting
people for sweaters at the Mall? Yeah, we thought so!
Join us and
enjoy music, beer by P. Brennan 's Irish Pub and Restaurant and a
gallery of unique art by various local and free-trade artists!
Suggested donation of a canned-good to benefit AFAC, our local area
food bank. Our goal is to donate over 500 lbs of food to them.
All food donated will go directly to AFAC.
A portion of proceeds from P. Brennan's will go to AFAC.
When: Saturday, December 7, 2012
Where: 2910 Columbia Pike (Parking Garage located off of Walter Reed)
Arlington, VA 22204A bit about the Artists:
Sweet Root Village is
an inspired community of local artists and designers collaborating to
create fabulous events through their inspirational photography and
design eye! They specialize in photography, event planning and decor,
and floral decor. They also offer videography, makeup artistry, custom
music composition, and graphic design services! Four creative souls
strong, Sweet Root Village has the capacity to design and implement
event planning while focusing on the individual. At the Art+Wine
Bazaar, Sweet Root Village will be displaying their photography,
booking photo sessions, offering gift certificates for sale, and
raffling off a free photography session!
Margeaux Marshall Denham
is an artist and designer from Central Texas. She has mastered the
balance of color and texture through her jewelry designs of
semi-precious stones and sterling silver. She utilizes the metaphysical
properties in the stones to make one of a kind jewelry pieces that truly
resonate to their owners.
Tortuga Verde Gift Baskets
is the perfect solution for your eco-conscious gift giving needs.
Founder and owner, Marina Ospina puts the personal touches that are much
needed in a world of depersonalization and gift cards! All of the
products chosen for the baskets are organic, environmentally conscious
and are available for any occasion. www.tortugaverdegiftbaskets.com
manufactures and distributes fashion-forward leather handbags and
accessories targeted to stylish men and women in tune with fashion
trends, and who are appreciative of avant-garde designs and modern
aesthetics. Our collections include a wide variety of exclusive
handbags, designer belts and wallets, all showcasing a wide variety of
colors and textures. DIAMANTINA was created from the partnership of two
good friends who share a passion for fashion and wanted to provide job
opportunities to skilled men and women from their home country,
Argentina. Behind Diamantina there is the legacy and support of a
family-owned Argentine business, which for generations has specialized
in producing and exporting genuine leather garments.
principal owner of Emily Dolenz Photography, Emily has had her work
displayed all over DC and Northern Virginia, most recently at a gallery
opening at Tryst in DC and currently has copies of her work at Northside
Social in Clarendon. Emily captures details that not everyone sees and
makes them beautiful. Nature, abstract objects and portraiture, Emily
has a keen grasp on the artistic elements that make an image pleasing to
look at. http://www.emilydolenz.com/#/page/home/
is a published professional artist living and working in Arlington
where non-profits make up much of her client base. Marsha is
accomplished in the arts of drawing, painting, portraiture and
sculpture. A favorite endeavor is drawing people wherever she can
‘capture’ them without being noticed, from meetings to metro. Marsha
also enjoys trying to infuse a sense of humor in her work and loves to
anthropomorphize, especially animals. http://www.zazzle.com/marlederman
brings out the little monster in all of us! Her delightful graphics of
zany monsters revel in comic book charisma and make for some playful
concepts. Designing from the depths of under the bed and what may lurk
in the closet... but in a cuddly way... Allison's monster designs and
cartoons are something you will want to bring home on any scale!
upcycles precious baby clothes into something even more adorable than
you could have ever imagined! If you were looking for something unique
and sustainable for the little ones in your life, check out what Wally's
designs have to offer!
Genna Schwartz is a young local artist with a keen eye for detail and an endearing story. Let her images capture your heart and mind.
is a fabulous award winning design and jewelry shop in the heart of
Bluemont. Arlington owned and operated, it is a true gem of a shop when
you can find the perfect gift for just about anyone!
has an amazing local ownership and a free-trade heart. They capture and
embody the spirit of what sustainability is about, and their owner,
Lisa lives it and breaths it. Her shop in Westover will amaze you with
the beauty and grace of the art!
(Qty. 1) 1 haul away service from 123 Junk- $139 value.
(Qty. 1) 1 Arlington Themed Gift basket Courtesy of New World Title- $50 value.
(Qty. 1) 4 Tickets to see Elf the Musical Courtesy of Pruitt Title
(Qty. 1) Gift Card Courtesy of Buzz Bakery and Rustico Restaurants
(Qty. 1) Lifestyle Photoshoot with Sweet Root Village- $300 value.
(Qty. 2) Handmade children's dolls by Wally- $40 value.
(Qty. 1) Gift card for Relay Foods organic food home delivery service- $50 value.
More to be announced!