NoCo Makers Market Presented by Grateful Threads Fabric & Furnishing is Sunday, October 15


ANNOUNCEMENT – October 12, 2023: The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District (EID) will host the sixth annual NoCo Makers Market Presented by Grateful Threads Fabric & Furnishings on Carpenter Street in Downtown Evansville on Sunday, October 15 from 11 AM – 3 PM. Shop 30+ makers, free pumpkins for children, food trucks, a beer garden, and live music at the outdoor event. Admission is free.

The first 200 children in attendance will receive a free pumpkin, sponsored by Gerling Law. Children’s activities will include pumpkin decorating, yard games, and corn sensory pool.Guests will be entertained with music by the band Rewind. Bruce Li, Hot Diggity Dogs, JB’s Barnyard, La Plaza, and Uncle G’s Lemon Smashers will be serving food and Myriad Brewing Company will host a beer garden with their signature craft beers and mimosas.

Available maker items for sale will include apple cider slushies, art pieces, bagels, baked goods, candles/wax melts, dog treats, fudge, handmade bags, pottery, rugs, and more. Carpenter Street will be closed from Second Street to Third Street for the event.

Carpenter Street is home to Grateful Threads Fabric & Furnishings, Downtown’s third longest-operating retail business. The shop offers hundreds of fabrics and trims to fit individual styles and is celebrating its 19th year Downtown. Also open on Sunday is Downtown Evansville’s newest business, Warehouse 410. An industrial event venue, Warehouse 410, is now booking parties and events.

“In 2016 the Downtown Evansville Master Plan identified the area North of Court Street as the NoCo Makers District. The EID is proud to host this event, now in year six, as we continue to advance the long-term priority of crafting NoCo as a destination for people to live and work, enhancing the diversity and appeal of our Downtown,” said Adam Trinkel, executive director, EID.