Active37TH CHRISTMAS HOUSE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW + MARKET

SCAA Staff

SCAA’S  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS HOUSE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW + MARKET  December 1-5            at the Ford Center in Powder Springs, GA

HOLIDAY READY and UNIQUE GIFTS made by LOCAL ARTISTS.   5 days of December holiday fun!

Mark Your Calendars now for this annual holiday favorite shopping experience:  2022 SCAA Christmas House Arts and Crafts Juried Show + Market, community activities, and crafts plus the Christmas House Tea Room.

Christmas House is a juried holiday show of local arts and crafts plus fine art from local artists who bring their wares to our communities just in time for the holidays.

The Christmas season is that special time of year when everyone likes to find just that one-of-a-kind unique gift that you can buy and take home.  Celebrate the holiday in early December with the 37th SCAA special event to showcase original, handmade fine crafts and the work of local artists.  Whether you are looking for a holiday gift or something for use all year round, you will find a unique gift at this event.

Special events for the family, for the community begin each day with our special tea room fare, featuring Mrs. Edwards Bakery. Community activities will include breakfast with Santa, storytelling and crafting project by local author Joanne Telcide-Bryant plus a variety of entertainment, including square dancers, Artz for the Harp, Thomas Academy of Dance, the Choruses of Powder Springs Elementary and Garret Middle School, and more.  Event details will be posted on the Christmas House Facebook here and on the South Cobb Arts Alliance Instagram here.

Location:  FORD CENTER RECEPTION HALL, 4181 Atlanta Road, Powder Springs, Ga

DATES: DECEMBER 1-5, 2022 including Christmas House Tea Room

Christmas House Tea Room will be open to the public at 10 am daily.  Enjoy a fresh scone and tea for breakfast from 10 AM.  Starting at noon, lunch continues with the Tea Room service ending one hour prior to the daily market’s closing time.   Mrs. Edwards Bakery will also have her famous coconut cake and tea cakes for dessert.  Tea Room reservations are suggested for parties of four (4) or more; see Tea Room tab for reservations.

December 1-2 (Thursday and Friday): 10am to 5pmFriday come early to shop with us as we prepare to be part of the City of Powder Springs Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.  Stay to join the fun that night with the City of Powder Springs’ event Parade, Tree Lighting, and their Visit with Santa. Or, contact us to join our Team SCAA’s parade of artists.

December 310am to 7pm (Saturday) with shopping and activities for everyone.

December 4: Noon to 6pm  (Sunday) with shopping and activities for everyone.  Santa Visit with Mrs. Claus. Student Chorus beginning with Garrett Middle School at 3:00 PM and Powder Springs Elementary at 4:00 PM. (Christmas House Activities Information)

December 5: 10am to 5pm  (Monday -last shopping day)

Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show + Market is an annual SCAA fund raising event.  The 50 year old organization is an all-volunteer supported nonprofit arts organization.  We appreciate your support and especially the support of our artists such as Charles Photography who have offered a Portrait Art $500 gift certificate with a donation of $99 to SCAA. If you wish to purchase this certificate now or cannot get to the SCAA’s Christmas House event, you can click on this Portrait Art Gift Certificate link to get your gift certificate today.

More information on the Event Tabs highlighted.  All community activities are subject to change.

Engage in the arts, holiday style.

  • Posting of Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show + Market
    October 26, 2022 - December 5, 2022
    7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 770-943-1666, ext. 342

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Address:
4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

ActiveBreakfast with Santa and Holiday Book Reading and Crafts

SCAA Staff

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA  – A HOLIDAY BOOK READING -INTERACTIVE CRAFTS

Nothing like getting into the HO HO SPIRIT with children enjoying a very special event with SANTA.

Part of the holiday fun is visiting Santa.  So, what could be even better?  Having breakfast with Santa at the SCAA Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show + Market on Saturday, December 3 from 9 am to 11am with entrees by Mrs. Edward’s Bakery.

But wait—there’s more!  Having a Holiday Book Reading by local author Joanne Telcide-Bryant with her new book entitled The Best Time of the Year after meeting Santa and doing some holiday crafting.

Make your BREAKFAST WITH SANTA event registration now as space is limited.  SCAA volunteers will open the event before the holiday shoppers arrive.  Payment is required for the breakfast event and there are no refunds.

As Joanne says:  “The best time of the year is shared with many. It’s usually a time filled with plenty. Big hearts, warm hugs, thankfulness, and cheer because presents are exchanged this time of year. Stories of joy are told near and far, and carols are sung by the most favorite superstars.”

Don’t miss this special event.  More information about all the activities for SCAA’s Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show + Market at this holiday link.

Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show + Market is an annual SCAA fund raising event.  The 50-year-old organization is an all-volunteer supported nonprofit arts organization.  We appreciate your support and especially the support of our artists.

 

  • Registration for DECEMBER 3: SANTA Breakfast event
    October 26, 2022 - December 2, 2022
    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 770-943-1666, ext. 342

Venue Website:

Address:
4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

ActiveCHRISTMAS HOUSE TEA ROOM

SCAA Staff

Christmas House Tea Room featuring Mrs. Edwards Bakery

What a great way to spend the day away from the hustle and bustle from the crowds——-Celebrating SCAA’s  holiday event at the beautiful FORD CENTER in Powder Springs. Shopping with familiar and new SCAA Arts and Crafts specialists. Seeing fine art on exhibit and for sale. Enjoying the Santa events, storytelling, crafting and community music and event performances. Taking a break to eat and visit with new and old friends.

Join us at the South Cobb Arts Alliance Christmas House Tea Room featuring Mrs. Edwards Bakery.  Having tea, coffee, dessert and substantial refreshments available December 1-5.

Highly recommend that you make in advance  your reservations for seating of more than 4 people as space is limited. For Reservations, please enter your information below and provide your contact information including your name/telephone number; time and date for reservation as well as number of guests.  For any other inquiries,  e-mail scaaorg@gmail.com and an SCAA Volunteer will assist you.  As SCAA is an all volunteer non-profit arts organization, we will contact you as soon possible.

Christmas House Tea Room open to public 10am daily with a breakfast starting menu and a larger menu until one hour before closing time each day, December 1-5.  Soups, sandwiches, desserts.  Christmas House Tea Room Hours are listed below :

Tea Room December 1-2: 10am to 4pm.  Marketplace closes at 5pm. Come early  Friday to shop and eat with us as we prepare to be part of the City of Powder Springs Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.  Stay to join the fun that night with the City of Powder Spring’s Parade, Tree Lighting, their Visit with Santa. Or, contact us to join our Team SCAA’s parade of artists.

Tea Room December 3 10am to 6pm. Marketplace closes at 7pm. 

Tea Room December 4:  Noon to 5pm.  Marketplace closes at 6pm.

Tea Room December 5: 10am to 4pm  (last shopping day) Marketplace closes at 5pm.

  • Christmas House Tea Room
    October 26, 2022 - December 5, 2022
    6:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 770-943-1666, ext. 342

Venue Website:

Address:
4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

Active2022 CHRISTMAS HOUSE ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT

Sandra Miller

SCAA’S  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS HOUSE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW + MARKET  December 1-5 at the Ford Center in Powder Springs, GA

HOLIDAY FUN with COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES  and  STUDENT PERFORMANCES held the 2nd and 3rd  days of December.

A great lineup of local talent during the 2022 SCAA Christmas House Arts and Crafts Juried Show + Market scheduled for that Saturday and Sunday.  A do not miss kaleidoscope of local artists, community activities,  including our Christmas House Tea Room, featuring Mrs. Edward’s Bakery during this holiday favorite event.

Christmas House is a juried holiday show of local arts and crafts plus fine art from local artists who bring their wares to our communities just in time for the holidays.  All community activities are subject to change. Event details will be posted on the Christmas House Facebook here and on the South Cobb Arts Alliance Instagram here.

Special events for the family, for the community:

Location:  FORD CENTER RECEPTION HALL, 4181 Atlanta Road, Powder Springs, Ga

CHRISTMAS HOUSE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW + DATES: DECEMBER 1-5, 2022 including Christmas House Tea Room

December 1-2 (Thursday and Friday): 10am to 5pmFriday come early to shop with us as we prepare to be part of the City of Powder Springs Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.  Stay to join the fun that night with the City of Powder Springs’ event Parade, Tree Lighting, and their Visit with Santa. Or, contact us to join our Team SCAA’s parade of artists.

December 3:10am to 7pm (Saturday)  with shopping and activities for everyone.

  • Breakfast with Santa at 9am until 11am with preregistration required followed by an event storytelling and a crafting project by local author Joanne Telcide-Bryant.  December 3 (one day only) Breakfast with Santa event including author Holiday Book reading and crafts project details at  SCAA  SANTA  BREAKFAST  REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 
  • SCAA Santa Visit from noon to 2:00pm
  • Square Dancing 1pm to 2:30pm featuring dancers representing several different local square dance clubs dedicated to keeping the traditions and beauty of square-dancing. These dancers represent several different local square dance clubs.  They are dedicated to keeping the tradition and beauty of square-dancing active.  The dancers scheduled are: Frank Anderson, Caller, Dance’n Squares, West Cobb Senior Center; Don & Janice Pettit, Kennesaw Square Dealers; Ernest & Tinker Foster, Kennesaw Square Dealers; Fred Showalter, Dance’n Singles; Edna Vix, Dance’n Singles; Ernest Rogers, Dance’n Squares; Margaret Pensado, Danc’n Squares; Jesse Oliver, Dance’n Squares; Peggy Hines, Dance’n Squares; Tommy & Rachel Gordon, Dance’n Squares
  • Artz for Harp performances  3pm to 5pm
  • Thomas Academy of Dance  performances 5pm to 7pm

December 4: Noon to 6pm  (Sunday) with shopping and activities for everyone. Santa Visit with Mrs. Claus.  Student Chorus beginning with Garrett Middle School at 3:00 PM and Powder Springs Elementary at 4:00 PM. (Christmas House Activities Information)

December 5: 10am to 5pm  (Monday -last shopping day)

Engage in the arts, holiday style.

  • 2022 Christmas House Activities
    October 26, 2022 - December 5, 2022
    6:35 PM - 6:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 770-943-1666, ext. 342

Venue Website:

Address:
4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

ActiveHoliday Mosaic Art Class December 17

SCAA Staff

HOLIDAY MOSAIC ART  CLASS… Just in time for the holidays AND ..So much fun!

Holiday Mosaic Arts Class just in time for the Holiday Season for your home décor or as a great gift made by you. December 17 class on that Saturday beginning at 10:30AM. 

Register now on-line at southcobbarts.org.

About the instructor: Dana Helton is an exceptional glass SCAA member artist who will be using her creative skills to teach you the art of mosaics. Her beautiful mosaics are created from glass, tile and findings. Her motto: “Let’s Create Something to make your heart sing.”    Water Oak Glass Art

About the classProtective eyewear is mandatory and students will be provided eyewear protection; however, reading glasses or other protective eyewear should be considered to be brought to the class.  Students may bring additional dime sized items to personalize their mosaic pieces.

$55.00 cost for SCAA members.  $65 for nonmembers.  DECEMBER 17 at 10:30am – 1:30pm.  Learn to create your own one-of-a-kind Mosaic Holiday Art by using Stained Glass, Glass or Ceramic tiles, small beads and unique items.  Learn to shape stained glass and tiles with mosaic nippers and tools. We will work with adhesives and learn basic mosaic terms and techniques of mosaic art.  Glass is sharp. Bring your own eye protection. Wear appropriate clothing and closed toe shoes.

A class for the Holiday Mosaics will be held December 17 with an upcoming post and  registration. 

NO WALK INS DAY OF CLASS. PRE-REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED FOR ART CLASS AT SCAA at 3899 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA. Visit SCAA website for details. No refunds unless SCAA cancels class. Supplies are included in the pricing unless otherwise noted.

Limited number of students and on-line registration may not reflect total class registrations on-line as students may opt to register at SCAA events.  Check registration closing date as it may close 24 hours prior to event. More SCAA art classes to be posted. Artist instructor applications accepted.

Visit SCAA social media accounts and/or sign up for monthly emails to learn more about SCAA events.

  • Dec 17 Holiday Mosaic Class Registration
    October 28, 2022 - December 16, 2022
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 864-571-0597

Address:
3899 Brownsville Road, Building 100, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

ActiveShadowbox at the Springs

SCAA Staff

Shadowbox at the Springs

Introducing SCAA’s newest exhibit space: Shadowbox at the Springs, in the historic Boyd Building in downtown Powder Springs.

Built in 1915, the Boyd Building is a long-established landmark with a turn-of-the-century industrial vibe and deep display windows where art displays to good effect.

For the Inaugural Exhibit at this new vignette art venue, SCAA is delighted to welcome SCAA member artists Elizabeth “Liz” Williams, Becca McCoy, Justin Groom and Peter Ciro.  Welcome to the Shadowbox!

Streetside viewing only.  No public access to the Boyd Building, located at 4469 Marietta Street, Powder Springs.

Inquiries directly to SCAA please, as all art is for sale.

Enjoy the art 24/7.

  • Current Exhibit
    October 30, 2022 - January 8, 2023
    6:35 PM - 5:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 864-571-0597

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Address:
4469 Marietta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

Active2 Upcoming Artist Calls for Exhibits at Rooted Trading Co

SCAA Staff

Upcoming Artist Calls at Rooted Trading Co

A perfect eclectic venue for a smaller showcase of local art.  SCAA is honored to be part of this Best of Cobb 2022 retail venue of Rooted Trading Co, located in Powder Springs.

Below are the dates for upcoming SCAA Exhibits at this venue.  Artist Calls will become linked for registration as these calls are opened.  All entries will be considered, and artists will be notified as to acceptance as to the specific exhibit date and category they have registered. Artwork will be on display for approximately 2 months at this location.  Exhibit Dates below will allow artists to plan ahead and register earlier for the venue exhibit. Dates may be subject to change.

Registration Entry and deadlines will be posted on a specific registration link.  Pre-registration required as exhibit is limited to one entry per artist, unless artwork represents a series. Sorry, there is no 3d artwork scheduled for this venue. Note: Number of on-line registrations may not reflect total registrations on-line as artists may opt to register at SCAA events.  Artists will be notified as to exhibiting confirmations.

Artist Call Registration Information

Nov-January: Open Theme Exhibit.   REGISTER BY NOV 18

Jan-March:  Black Artistry/ Black History Month Exhibit. REGISTER BY DEC 29

March -May:    McEachern AP Students

As space is limited, Artists accepted into the exhibit will be sent a confirmation email with details as to delivery of artwork.

Pre-registration required as exhibit is limited to one entry per artist.  Sorry, there is no 3d artwork scheduled for this venue unless the artwork can be displayed using the wire hanging system.

ELIGIBILITY and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT for Submissions of Entry:  As space is limited, artwork will be reviewed with an email acceptance notice regarding the artwork for this exhibit as well as details for the delivery of the artwork, pick up, etc.

  • SCAA members will not be required to pay a fee to submit, however, members will need to register their entry and photo(s) for review.
  • Non-SCAA artists will be charged $25 with $20 of which can be applied to any SCAA membership level in the next 30 days. (Not a member? Join Today at  https://southcobbarts.org/join-scaa/. Or, complete the membership form .)

PARAMETERS of ELIGIBILITY & MEDIA: One (1) artwork item only, but more than one photo of the image is acceptable.

  • Open to all artists and entry review requires pre-registration as space is limited.
  • Artwork must be original.
  • Artwork shall be priced for sale. NFS works will not be accepted
  • Artwork must be wired and ready to hang; no saw tooth hangers, single nail clips, adhesive clips, or clip frames. Art work will installed from a wire hanging system; suggest artwork wire be installed on the frame higher to lessen artwork tilting forward.
  • As this is a smaller venue space, 2 D Artwork is best no larger than 24 X 36 or 30 X40 or smaller than 11”x14” including frame; and weigh no more than 25 lbs unless pre-approved. However, some larger pieces can be considered; please contact the SCAA volunteer with your artwork specific information. Size of artwork pieces will affect the total number of pieces accepted during this exhibit.
  • SCAA reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitable for public display or that varies from submitted images.
  • SCAA reserves the right to use all art, artist information and images for publicizing the event and for other promotional purposes.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Dates for hand delivery and pick up plus correspondence as to venue will be sent to those artists accepted for this specific exhibit.

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • No Entry Fee for SCAA Members as long as their membership is current.  Non-members will be charged a fee; $20 of that charge may be applied to any SCAA membership level within 30 days of the exhibit registration. 
  • Image Requirements: Submit high resolution jpeg images, at least 150 dpi and no larger than 2 MB. Label each jpeg photo with the artist’s last name, first name, title of work. For example: DoeJohn-MyImage title.jpg .
  • NOTE for on-line registration: Before you begin, you should select Member or Non-Member field and next to this indicator is a QTY number.  Click on the Registration button and please select  SCAA Member or Non-Member with a Quantity of 1 (meaning one registration/one artist, not the number of work to be entered nor the number of pictures/images to upload). If you are having difficulty in the registration system with the uploading your photo images or the system seems to not be working, please recheck the Image Requirements. Your image may need downsizing as some phones and other tablet camera images may be too large to upload to the website.  Additional questions, call 864-571-0597 to contact an SCAA volunteer by email.
  • Online Submission: Images shall be submitted online together with payment (if applicable), interactive entry information as to artist, name of artwork and pricing.  Please enter the correct information which will appear on the exhibit labels.  Registration button below: enter as Member or Non-Member; select 1, and continue to complete form.

SALES & COMMISSION:

Every effort is made to promote sales. SCAA retains a 25% commission and adds a 6% sales tax to the price of each work that sells. Sold works are to remain in the exhibition until its official closing date.

 LIABILITY: By submitting your entry you are acknowledging that you agree to the following:

  • Completion of the entry form constitutes the artist’s agreement with all conditions established in this and acceptance prospectus and SCAA terms and conditions.
  • SCAA shall act as the artists’ agent for the purpose of exhibiting the works entered and selling the works at the prices listed.
  • A 25% SCAA commission and 6% sales tax apply to any work sold during this exhibition. A check minus the tax and commission will be mailed to the Artist within 30 days after the close of the exhibition.
  • All work will remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibit, unless it is sold at which time the artists will be notified.
  • Although SCAA agrees to handle all artwork with proper care, the Artist is solely responsible for insuring artwork. SCAA and the venue shall not be liable for damage or loss.
  • SCAA is unable to provide protective storage and cannot be responsible for artwork left after the pick-up date or, if applicable, unreturnable shipped work.
  • The Artist’s work must be picked up on the prescribed date unless prior arrangements are made with a SCAA representative.  There is no space available to store artwork at this facility.  Work not retrieved within 7 days may become the property of SCAA.
  • SCAA reserves the right to use artist information and images for publicizing the event.  SCAA shall make an artists’ list available for visitors and place labels by each piece of work.

South Cobb Arts Alliance will be posting its upcoming Artists Calls as events and venues are rescheduled.  Be sure to sign up for emails and check our social media as to when the next exhibit, artist call registration, or event will be posted on the SCAA website Event pages.

Questions? Contact scaaorg@gmail.com  with the SUBJECT header:  August Open Artist Exhibit and Registration or call 864-571-0597 and a volunteer will return your call.

 

 

 

 

  • Registrations close Nov 18 & Dec 29
    November 8, 2022 - December 29, 2022
    12:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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Venue Phone: 678-426-8305

Venue Website:

Address:
4455 Marietta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

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ActiveARTIST CALL for SCAA CLASS INSTRUCTORS

SCAA Staff

CALL FOR ARTIST INSTRUCTORS

Creativity put to good use instructing the art of art to members of our communities.

Creative Art Classes need Creative Art Instructors.

Join our team of instructors for the upcoming scheduling of 2023 classes at our Powder Springs location. Classes for both children as well as adults.

For more information, contact us and an SCAA volunteer will respond.

50 years of bringing Art to our communities.  SCAA is an all volunteer supported arts nonprofit organization.

Thank you.

 

  • Call for SCAA Art Instructors
    November 10, 2022 - February 28, 2023
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 864-571-0597

Address:
3899 Brownsville Road, Building 100, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States