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3 Ways to Shop Local this Holiday

Tis the Season for a Holiday Party We want to celebrate with you! Join us for our 7th annual holiday party for a fun evening where you can sip on hot and spicy apple cider and nibble on tasty treats by Michael’s Chocolates, Jake’s Castro Kitchen and Canela Bistro. This is a party you don’t want to miss! Bonus: The first 25 people to make a purchase get a gift bag filled with local goodies. Double bonus: Castro Art Walk takes place that night, so be sure to check out all the shops and galleries participating in this fun event and...

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DIY Slime, and other events

DIY Slime Station Remember squishing slime through your fists as a kid? Revisit that feeling at the next Castro Art Walk where you can make your very own slime and squish to your hearts content!We'll be hosting Messy Play Kits who will have all the ingredients available to create your own slime to take home. Different color options and tons of glittery mix-ins available to make the slime unique to you.You'll learn what materials are needed and how the process works, plus you'll get to enjoy the satisfaction of playing with your own amazing, stretchy, squishy slime. Bring the kids... this is a...

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Sewing DIY And Spooky Lanterns

Pumpkin Sew-a-long Wanna stuff a pumpkin? This pumpkin won't get your hands all sticky!Join us for a pumpkin sew-along at the next Castro Art Walk. You'll learn a basic sewing stitch and take home a cute felt stuffed pumpkin for your fall decor.$5 with all tools and material provided.  October 3, 20196:00 - 9:00 PMLocal Take Castro RSVP The Halloween Shop All the treats and none of the tricks in our Halloween shop. Create the perfect spooky ambiance with these laser cut lanterns. Place tea lights in them to create a golden glow. Check out lots of other ghostly items in our Halloween...

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Fun with Shrinky Dinks

Fun with Shrinky Dinks You remember Shrinky Dinks don't you? Who knew you could have so much fun shrinking polystyrene in the oven. Join Mr Rogers at Local Take during the next Castro Art Walk to create your very own shrinky dink keychain. You'll draw and color your own design, or use one of the patterns and templates Mr Rogers will have available. Just bring your 1980's sense of adventure! *No previous shrinky dink experience required. Thursday, September 5, 20196-9pLocal Take Castro Sunset Photo Walk Join Imelda Jimenez-LaMar for a free mini photo walk in the Sunset District! She'll share her favorite creative photo...

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Taste that Chocolate

    Good Enough to Eat You can almost taste that chocolate melting in your mouth, can't you? Come taste some of the real stuff at Local Take next Thursday.  Michael's Chocolates will have samples of their Summer Collection, Bourbon Caramel Pecan and Sour Cherry Cheesecake. Limit one per customer (just kidding, that would be cruel).Make a night of it by going around to all the other businesses participating in the Castro Art Walk!  August 2, 20196-9pLocal Take Castro   Walnut and Leather These reversible wallets by Ostri Studio are made with brightly colored leather and rich brown walnut veneer, and held together with an elastic band....

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