April 16, 2016: Rust Belt Made to host spring Makers Market at the Soap Gallery

Rust Belt Made will hold its first pop-up Makers Market from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the Soap Gallery, located at 117 S. Champion St. in downtown Youngstown.

The spring market is a curated, pop-up event and will feature Rust Belt makers, artisans, and local small businesses.

Vendors scheduled to participate include 1820 House; ala Jamie; Stone Fruit Coffee; Vintie Design Co.; Lola Bean’s Boutique; White Church Co.; Junque; Hawks Homestead; Messie Jessie’s Whimsical Bakery; Papyrusaurus; Big Green Thing Food Truck; the Main Street Gallery and others.

The event will also feature a create-your-own terrarium activity with Becky Keck of SMARTS. The activity is first-come, first-served and limited to 30 people. Terrariums are $15 for a small size and $20 for a large. Proceeds benefit SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts.

Rust Belt Made’s mission is to bring the Rust Belt Region’s talented makers and small businesses to different parts of The Valley. In doing so, the entire community can come out and experience these makers and small businesses, sample artisan food and coffee, and continue to show support while boosting the local economy.

Rust Belt Made was created by Melissa Smith, owner and creator of 1820 House, Jamie Jamison, owner and creator of ala Jamie photography and mix-media art, Jessica Sprowl Senedak, owner and creator of Messie Jessie’s Whimsical Bakery, and Jennifer Rodway owner of Stone Fruit Coffee Canfield.

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