2009 Events


Downtown Arts Association Gallery Walk

2nd Saturday of each month, 5:00pm-8:30pm



Grand Central District / Historic Kenwood Mixer

January 7th

Come by to meet your new board members & mix with your neighbors.


Meet the Artist - Ceramic Artist Peter Karner

January 10th

Peter is a nationally recognized potter from Colorado. He is known for creating functional pottery with beautiful, geometric glazes.


Roy Bookbinder in concert

January 24th at 7pm & 9pm - both shows Sold Out

Acoustic bluesman


National Poet, Jenny Browne

An intimate evening of poetry, music & food

Saturday, January 31st

Jenny Browne brings her national tour to Craftsman House.

Local duo Lara Cerri & Dan DeGregory perform between readings.


Sweetheart Art Walk

Saturday, February 14th, 5pm-9pm


It’s Valentine’s Day! Bring your sweetheart by for some sweets & art. Give your special someone a handmade work of art.


The Nields in concert

Friday, February 20th at 6:30pm & 8:30pm - both shows Sold Out

Nerissa & Katryna Nield bring their tight & soulful harmonies to the intimate Craftsman House listening room.


HGTV’s “That’s Clever!”

Tuesday, March 24th at 8:00am

Watch our own Stephanie Schorr on national TV! Stephanie will show you how to create a ceramic wall sconce.


Elton John-A-Thon

Sunday, April 5th at 11am


All Elton, all day. Come dressed in your best Sir Elton attire and enjoy a special brunch and charity raffle. Held in association with and their Lunch Around the World program. Proceeds benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation.


Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22nd

Come by Craftsman House and order a special Earth Day coffee drink - hot or frozen.


Meet the Brewer - Bison Organic Beer Tasting

Saturday, April 25th, 4pm-7pm

Meet Dan Del Grande, the owner and brewer of Bison Organic Beer in California. “Due to their commitment to sustainability, Bison’s has chosen Craftsman House as the St. Petersburg location for their Drink Neutral Program”. Learn how your small choices can make a big difference in decreasing your carbon footprint & contributing to environmental restoration.


Richard Shindell in concert

Sunday, May 3rd at 5:00pm & 7:30pm - both shows Sold Out

Traveling from Buenos Aires to St. Petersburg, this meticulous craftsman of songs creates vivid characters and tunes that entrance.

“Occasionally an artist has a night that makes even the skeptics think, ok maybe he is the best.” -- NY Times


World Largest Coffee Break

Saturday May 9th - World Fair Trade Day, 4:00pm-5:00pm


Join us for a cup of organic, fair trade coffee or tea on World Fair Trade Day. Contribute to breaking the world record for the world’s largest coffee break. Fair trade pays a fair price to family farmers & contributes to environmentally friendly farming practices. The opening reception of the Craftsman House Invitational Teapot Show immediately follows.


Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10th, seatings at 11:00am, noon & 1:00pm - all seatings Sold Out

$15 reservations suggested

Enjoy a delicious brunch with mom. Your choice of 3 special menu items available. Afterwards, enjoy the gallery and view the 3rd Annual Invitational Teapot Show.

This self-guided tour brings you into the personal spaces of the professional artists who are the creative fuel of St. Petersburg’s transformation. Most of these studios are open to the public only during this tour.

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