SFMade Week 2017 celebrates locally-made products in May
SFMade companies open their factory doors, host demos, offer sales, pop-ups and collaborate for neighborhood events.
SFMade Week –a weeklong celebration of locally-made products and their makers– is back for its sixth year, and it has more events than ever. The festival runs May 8th through 14th, and features over 40 events at local factories and retailers including factory tours, demos, shopping events, and Ramp it Up! – the manufacturing party of the year.
For a full schedule, visit http://www.sfmade.org/services/events/sfmade-week/
SFMade Week is presented by SFMade, a non-profit founded in 2010 whose mission is to support a vibrant manufacturing sector in San Francisco. Since its founding, SFMade has helped local manufacturers to start, grow and stay in San Francisco, and supports a growing membership of more than 600 businesses who employ a diverse workforce of over 5,000.
SFMade Week’s centerpiece event is Ramp it Up! on May 10th, where over 500 people will gather to celebrate the organization’s 7th anniversary. Ramp it Up! will be held in Bernal Heights in a unique building housing one of San Francisco’s newest breweries, Barebottle Brewing. Celebrating the sector’s unique spirit of collaboration, the event will feature over fifteen SFMade companies pairing up for one-time-only joint shopping experiences, food pairings, maker booths, and special edition products.
SFMade Week Events :
Sales and Pop-Ups: Shop for SFMade products at special pop-ups and sales. Enjoy discounts at Cut Loose, DODOcase, Z Cioccolato, Millie Lottie, Ursa Major and more, plus SFMade company pop-ups at various locations in the city.
Open Factory Tours: Take a $5 insider factory tour to view the daily operations and production process of your favorite local manufacturers. Including: Charles Chocolates, Ritual Coffee Roasters, Beneduci Shoemakers, Mafia Bags and more.
Classes/Workshops: Pick up a craft with SFMade members! Make Mother’s Day gifts with Urban FarmGirls, stitch a leather card holder with Joshu Vela, learn to throw a mug on the potter’s wheel at Smaart Gallery, and more!
Ramp It Up! Make + Tell, Show + Sell: SFMade’s 7th anniversary party includes artisan food and beverage pairings and features exhibits and shopping with SFMade member companies at a Bernal Heights brewery. Barebottle Brewing, 1525 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110 | Wednesday, May 10 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | $35-45 | Buy tickets here: http://www.sfmade.org/events-services/sfmade-week/ramp-it-up/
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