The Good Life
with a Southern Drawl

Southern Makers 2017

By Amy Bailey — August 10, 2017

This weekend event celebrates Southern artists with exhibits, demonstrations, storytelling, workshops, a dinner, and parties.

The weekend is kicked off with a 5 Star Dinner featuring top Southern chefs: Adam Evans, formerly of Optimist, Atlanta, GA, James Lewis, Bettola, Birmingham AL, Alex Harrell, Angeline, New Orleans, LA, David Carrier, Certified Burger, Sea Island GA, and Josh Quick, Odette, Florence, AL. Each chef will prepare a dish for this farm-to-table experience. Tables will be set with McQueen Pottery, cotton napkins by Alabama Chanin, and flowers by Stone Hollow Farmstead. 29th Street at historic Pepper Place will be transformed into an al fresco dining experience under the stars. Limited seating available, Buy tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday browse the bazaar and find gorgeous Southern made goods by makers like fashion designer Idyllwilde, Garden&Gun Made In The South Award Winner Wood Studio, artisan Farm Stone Hollow Farmstead, jewelry designer Lucy Farmer, gluten free bakery Mason Dixon, glass studio Orbix Hot Glass, and many more. This is an opportunity to support the creativity and innovation of our South. Shop local, eat local, live sustainable. Single day tickets are only $24.99 with weekend passes $35.99, buy tickets here.