FRANKLIN, Tenn. – MADE SOUTH returns for the 3rd annual MADE SOUTH Holiday Nov. 17-18 at The Factory at Franklin.
Shoppers can find goods from more than 150 artisans and craftsmen from all over the South. Bites and drinks will also be provided by top local chefs and restaurants.
General admission tickets are available for purchase on the MADE SOUTH Eventbrite page for $15, or $20 at the door. VIP tickets are available for $39, offering guests a special sneak peek shopping experience complete with cocktails, local beers and special chef tastings on Friday night.
A portion of all ticket proceeds will benefit New Hope Academy, an elementary school located in Franklin, Tennessee, serving low-income families.
CELEBRATE THE SOUTH AND THE SEASON
MADE SOUTH Holiday will feature the best goods found south of the Mason-Dixon line, bringing together craftsmanship, food, drink, music and art in an all-inclusive family friendly experience. The event will offer live music, craft cocktails from local distillers and breweries, and bites from local and regional chefs and restaurants, in addition to the Southern Knife Fight chef competition, presented by Springer Mountain Farms.
The first 2,000 guests on Saturday will receive a complimentary MADE SOUTH reusable tote bag. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free on Saturday with a paying adult.
BEAT THE CROWD
The festivities begin 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 with the MADE SOUTH Holiday VIP party featuring access to early shopping, live music and tastings from local and regional chefs. VIPs will receive two drink tickets for Eli Mason cocktails or local beers, as well as a reusable MADE SOUTH tote bag.
MADE SOUTH is made possible with the partnerships of Barrett Sovereign, Eli Mason, Goo Goo Cluster, Jackson Wayne, Peter Nappi, Blue Delta Jeans, Mountain Valley Spring Water, Battleground South and Eat Y’all.
A prize package from event sponsors will be available to win during the event on Saturday.
ABOUT MADE SOUTH
MADE SOUTH was created by Nashville native and fourth generation Tennessean Chris Thomas, who is passionate about reshaping the way people think about Southerners. In an effort to bring regional craftsmen and artisans into the national spotlight, Thomas hosts MADE SOUTH events across the Southeast where producers and consumers can meet, and where the creativity of Southern goods is celebrated and supported. In addition to supporting these artisans, MADE SOUTH also produces its own locally made goods, such as coloring books, apparel and more, found in the online shop, and recently acquired Eli Mason Cocktail Mixers. For more information visit www.madesouth.com, or check out Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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