America's First Upcycle Market, UPcyclePOP, Creates Free Valentines Event
Local remakers, crafters, artists and eco-entrepreneurs will exhibit a playful interactive Valentines pop-up market and workspace for artistically repurposed and upcycled art, furniture, fashion, home design and inventions on Sunday, February 11th.
"The goal of the Valentines event is to up the love for our community, specifically groups that don't get enough love," said Event Director, Shira Lane. "Upcyclepop kindly infuses circular economy principles to sustainably grow the creative economy of Sacramento, California."
What: UpCyclePOP, a pop-up Valentines market of upcycled items
When: Sunday, February 11, 2018
Hours: Noon – 6 pm
Where: 7300 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento CA 95826
Who: Artists scheduled to exhibit include Kayden Hill, with Rare Bird Stereos, who converts suitcases and tackle boxes into Bluetooth stereos, Maureen Hefty turns old cutlery into jewellery, Metal Sculpture Artist Kristen Hoard and Mike Jones who repurposes found objects into furniture and manages Courageous Connection, a non-profit that helps foster youth.
UpcyclePOP is a pilot project of Unleashed Productions, an ethical creative agency and production company converting the 7300 Folsom building into a thriving hub of tech, art, events, and eco-entrepreneurship. UPcyclePOP is made possible with the assistance of the Power Inn Alliance of Sacramento.