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Open, Sesame!

Summer in San Francisco Join us for a very special ‘Summer in San Francisco’ tasting at Local Take Castro! Mojo Bakes will be serving up their delectable varieties of black sesame shortbread, vegan brittle and toffee. There will be gluten-free shortbread options too, so there will be something for everyone!In celebration of ‘Summer in San Francisco’ aka ‘Indian Summer’ aka ‘Finally!’, we’ll be serving up yummy scoops of ice cream to complement your brittle.Castro Art WalkThursday, October 46-9p Hey honey You’ve been asking for it for years and we’ve finally found the most delicious uber-local honey! The bees that produce...

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Make the World More Huggable

    Make and Take - Castro Art Walk Make the world more huggable at the Castro Art Walk with Oodlebadoodle! Create your own pillow with professional pillow maker, Rebecca Saylor. 1. Pick out your pillow. 2. Stuff it yourself using a fun bear-shaped pillow stuffing machine.*3. Learn to hand sew your pillow closed.   *Sort of like a clown, we’re not sure if he’s cute or creepy. Not to be missed.   Oodlebadoodle will also be setting up a watercolor station and teaching you how to paint a rainbow on fabric. You can even make your own rainbow pillow - special...

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Hang Your Wish On Our Tree

Join us this Thursday, August 2 from 6-9p when Eko Jewelry Design will be presenting her Galaxy collection.  In honor of Eko's inspiration of Japan's Star Festival, we're bringing Tanabata to Local Take. Tanabata is a Japanese festival which celebrates star-crossed lovers who are separated by the Milky Way except on this one day a year. People celebrate this day by writing wishes and hanging them on a Wish Tree... so we’ll have our very own Wish Tree at Local Take!. Come on by, write your wish on a colorful piece of paper and hang it with string from our...

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Get Your Jewelry On

Castro Art Walk  Local Take is very excited to be participating in the August Art Walk with eko jewelry design. Eko Wright's minimalistic pieces are influenced by the Japanese concepts of nature as tranquil and elegant, yet simple and imperfect. The geometric forms of her Galaxy Collection suggest and highlight the unknown mystery and infinity of the cosmos. She grew up in a quiet town in northern Japan where she had a very clear view of the stars in the night sky. Her favorite event was the Star Festival when they wrote wishes on colorful strips of paper and hung them...

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Live Linocut Printing and some BIG NEWS!

June's Castro Art Walk Join us on June 7 from 6-9pm at our Castro location for a live linocut printing event with Leah of Coffee 'n Cream Press. She will be using pre-carved San Francisco-inspired designs on linoleum plates to demonstrate printing various pieces of artwork by hand. Get a behind-the-scenes look of how those beautiful linocuts are made. They'll also be available for purchase along with some her other creations. I WANT TO GO   Looking ahead... Due to Independence Day we are skipping the July Castro Art Walk. Not to worry, we'll be back! Join us on August 2 when we host Eko Jewelry for August's Castro...

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