Swarthmore Makers Market
Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

Swarthmore Makers Market


The Swarthmore Makers Market is Sunday, June 2nd. 

Over 50 local artists will be selling their beautiful and unique handmade items right in downtown Swarthmore. Come join us for an afternoon of discovering wonderful new items for your home or gifts for loved ones all while supporting local artists!

A lovely day is in store. Hope to see you there!

H.O.M. is a proud organizer and sponsor of the event and will be open during the event.

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Wax and Un-Wine with Nether Providence Soaps
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Wax and Un-Wine with Nether Providence Soaps

Treat Yourself! Get creative while relaxing and having some fun with friends. Soap and scent master, Saarene Panossian of Nether Providence Soaps will lead a hands-on workshop where you will blend your own fragrance and create a 10oz candle.

$20 each includes candle supplies + wine (BYOB also welcome!). Space is limited.  Reservations + pre-payment required by 5/8.  Email info@harveyoak.com, stop in or call 610-328-1521 to reserve your spot.  6PM check in, 6:30 Start 

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BYOV Flower Arranging Workshop with Bough + Blossom
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

BYOV Flower Arranging Workshop with Bough + Blossom

April Showers Bring May Flowers! Floral designer Liz Orye of Bough + Blossom is back at H.O.M. to share her talents.  No need to wait until Mother’s Day to receive flowers! Grab a friend, your favorite vase, and treat yourself to a beautiful bouquet. The workshop will include learning a few expert tips on arranging, floral care and fresh blooms to create a showstopper bouquet, $55 each includes flowers and refreshments. Space is limited.  Reservations + pre-payment required by 5/1.  Email info@harveyoak.com, stop in or call 610-328-1521 to reserve your spot.  6PM check in, 6:30 Start 

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Milkweed Giveaway
May
3
5:00 PM17:00

Milkweed Giveaway

Please come get some free rose milkweed seedlings courtesy of the Swarthmore Monarch Boosters.  There will be enough seedlings of these pretty pink flower and sweet vanilla smelling plants for the first 100 people to pop by.  Plenty to go around and to help bring the monarchs to Swarthmore. 

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Swarthmore Town Center Clean Up Day
Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

Swarthmore Town Center Clean Up Day

Join us in getting our downtown in tip-top shape for Spring! We look forward to partnering with the Swarthmore Horticultural Society and shop owners for the 2nd annual Town Center Clean-up. 

On the day of the event, meet in the Central Park Amphitheater for instructions and to break into work groups. Some of the tasks will not take the entire 4 hours - feel free to depart once completed or lend a hand to another group. 

Be sure to stick around or come back after the Cleanup because at 4:30 PM we'll culminate the day at waR3house3 with a music performance by the Swarthmore Ukulele Orchestra and BBQ featuring Good Boy Burgers from Hobbs Coffee! It's the perfect way to officially welcome Spring to the 'Ville!

Sign up today! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0848adab2cabfc1-town

Photo courtesy of Andy Shelter Photography

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First Friday Birthday Party with Toscah Bakery
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday Birthday Party with Toscah Bakery

April is birthday month at H.O.M.  Our unique shop first opened in April 2014 and what better way to mark our 5th birthday than with a party! 

Join us for a special pop up shop with Swarthmore College senior and on-campus baker, Therese Ton of Toscah Bakery. Therese will be on site selling slices of her delectable cakes including Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Cake, London Fog Cake, and individual Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes (yum!) for $5 each.

Entertainment will be courtesy of Joe Breslin who will be singing an acoustic set of songs that we all love to sing along to.

Plus, Jean Breslin of Stacey’s Face Painting will be here to transform the kiddos into superheroes, fairies and more!

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Career Wardrobe Clothing Drive
Mar
23
11:00 AM11:00

Career Wardrobe Clothing Drive

H.O.M. and Gallery on Park will be collecting men’s and women’s clothes in good condition for all seasons for Career Wardrobe. Career Wardrobe is one of the nation’s largest independent organizations that empowers individuals in their transition to work with professional clothing, job search support, and professional development  Please bring items in shopping bags, paper bags, reusable tote bags, or boxes. Please no trash bags or hangers .

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Zoet Bathlatier Pop Up Scent and Apothecary Shop
Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Zoet Bathlatier Pop Up Scent and Apothecary Shop

Zoet Bathlatier is an artisan candle and apothecary line created by Ilka Evans with inspiration rooted in nature and culture.  Ilka’s vegetable wax candles are cult favorites here at H.O.M and we are bringing back her apothecary line as well. 

Ilka will join us for a special afternoon pop up shop and have on hand all of your Zoet Bathlatier favorites and new products too!

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Bracelet Making Workshop with Whim Jewelry
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Bracelet Making Workshop with Whim Jewelry

Friday Night Fun at H.O.M.

Jaime Sosonkin of Whim jewelry will lead a unique bracelet making workshop. Come spend an evening learning about crystals and gemstones and create beautiful bracelets to take home. The energy and healing properties that can derive from crystals can transform your energy and bring lightness, internal peace, calm, and insight.

Each of you will go home with two bracelets including one with a center stone or charm of your choice, a care package to mend, and a coupon for a Whim Jewelry purchase.

Bring your friends and spend some time gathering together in love!

$58 per person ($30 option for children 12 and under for a one bracelet workshop)

Other special guests Pop up Shops for the evening include:

Gretchen Hulse of Crescent Moon Clothing

Pre registration and payment required for the workshop by 2/20

Stop in, email info@harveyoak.com or call 610-328-1521 to reserve and pay for your spot

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Sip and Shop Pop Up with Crescent Moon Clothing
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Sip and Shop Pop Up with Crescent Moon Clothing

Crescent Moon Clothing is made locally in Chadds Ford, PA and is a unique clothing collection filled with stylish, yet comfortable pieces you will want to live in.

Come this Friday, February 22nd 6-8pm to meet designer, Gretchen and shop the clothing and accessory collection.

Established in 1994, Crescent Moon Clothing has grown from a hand-painted t-shirt line to a full line of ready to wear women’s clothing. After graduating with a fine art degree from Stockton State College, New Jersey: Gretchen had various jobs from retail picture framer to pizza delivery. It wasn’t until she was introduced to the art of batik that Gretchen found a passion for textiles, garment dyeing, and design.

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doTERRA DIY Valentine-themed Make-n-Take Essential Oil Workshop
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

doTERRA DIY Valentine-themed Make-n-Take Essential Oil Workshop

Breakaway from winter hibernation and come create 3 Valentine inspired personal care products using all natural ingredients at H.O.M.

doTERRA specialist Laura Kruger will guide your creation of bath salts, a perfume roller, and a linen spray.

$20 for all three products

Reservations recommended.

email info@harveyoak.com, stop in, or call 610-328-1521 to reserve your spot!

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Galentine's Flower Arranging Workshop with Bough + Blossom
Feb
9
3:00 PM15:00

Galentine's Flower Arranging Workshop with Bough + Blossom


Floral designer Liz Orye is back at H.O.M. to share her talents.  No need to wait until Valentine’s Day to receive flowers! Grab a friend and treat yourself to a beautiful bouquet. The workshop will include your choice of vessel, learning a few expert tips on arranging, floral care and how to use tape and wire to provide foam-free support for the flowers, $45 each includes all supplies and flowers. Space is limited.  Reservations required by 2/8.  

Email info@harveyoak.com, stop in or call 610-328-1521 to reserve your spot.

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First Friday Make Your Own Card Set Workshop + Pop Up Shop with NamasTate
Feb
1
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday Make Your Own Card Set Workshop + Pop Up Shop with NamasTate

HOM welcomes Wallingford’s Emma Tate of NamasTate Designs for a pop up shop and hands-on workshop. Emma will share her talents and lead a hand lettered card making workshop.  Plus, she will have many of her own stationery, signs, etc on hand for purchase. For $15 per person and you take home 3 one of a kind cards created by you with Emma’s guidance to share as you please with those you love.

All ages welcome,

Complimentary beverages and snacks will be served!

Email, call or stop in reserve your spot in one of two sessions. 6-7PM and 7-8PM.

Each session accommodates up to 10 people. e: info@harveyoak.com ph: 610-328-1521

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Shop Late at HOM!
Dec
19
5:00 PM17:00

Shop Late at HOM!

H.O.M will be open until 8PM every Wednesday before Christmas to help make your holiday shopping more joyful!

Come grab a cup of hot tea or a glass of wine and relax as you complete your gift list (for you and for your loved ones!)

Free Parking starts at 5PM

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Pop up Shop with Tannei Casey Handmade
Dec
15
3:00 PM15:00

Pop up Shop with Tannei Casey Handmade

Pop up shop with Tannei Casey Handmade 

Saturday, December 15th
3-5PM

Join H.O.M and Tannei Casey for a special shopping event. 

Local artist, TanneiCasey learned how to sew and knit at a very young age which led to studies in fashion design in college. She is content when she is surrounded by fabrics and yarn and she doesn't go anywhere long distance without yarn and knitting needles.  

Every item Tannei makes is created by her, from start to finish.  She takes meticulous care in every item. Shop her collection of bags, totes, pouches and more at this pop-up shop event.

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Sip and Shop with Sawdust Siren
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Sip and Shop with Sawdust Siren


Sawdust Siren will set up shop at HOM with a wonderful assortment of their exquisite antique phonohorns, cutting boards and other reclaimed wood creations. Sawdust Siren is a Swarthmore brand specializing in creating unique handcrafted treasures from repurposed and salvaged lumber, antique horns, and other found objects. Beth and Conrad are also amazing human beings and we are thrilled to have them in the shop for the evening.

Complimentary snacks and drinks will be served.

Also, SRA (Swarthmore Recreation Association) will be offering babysitting services for kids 4-10 at Swarthmore United Methodist Church from 6-9PM. Head to their website for rates and sign up for the opportunity to get some browsing and shopping done while the kids have some fun too! http://www.swarthmorerecreation.org

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First Friday Wreath Workshop with Liz Orye of Bough + Blossom
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

First Friday Wreath Workshop with Liz Orye of Bough + Blossom

Come create a beautiful wreath for your home with talented Wallingford floral design artist, Liz Orye of Bough + Blossom.

Liz will provide all material needed to create a foraged seasonal wreath and will be on hand for any needed instruction.

The goal is to create, connect with friends (or meet new ones) and walk away with a tangible creation made with your own hands.

Cost is $40 per person

Registration and pre-payment are requested by 12/6. Space is limited.

Please stop in, email or call to reserve your spot for one of the two sessions.

Snacks and refreshments will be served including wine (and feel free to BYOB as well!)

Session 1 5:30-6:30 PM

Session 2 7-8 PM (Sold out!)

Stop in: 102 Park Ave, Swarthmore

Email: info@harveyoak.com

Call: 610-328-1521

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Home For the Holidays: A Swarthmore Annual Tradition
Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Home For the Holidays: A Swarthmore Annual Tradition

HOM is thrilled to participate in celebrating Swarthmore and all of the traditions of our lovely community.

HOM will be open 9AM-8PM during the festivities.

8:45AM 5K Run/Walk

9:30-1:30 Final Farmers Market of the Season

2PM-8PM Town Activities including carriage rides, food, drink, scavenger hunt, Santa parade, Dreidel games, Kwanzaa Dance Celebration, numerous musical performances, etc…..

HOM EVENTS

2:30-5:30PM

Look for HOM at the Swarthmore Town Center “Snack Bar” outside of Borough Hall with a collection of sweets for sale from Shane Candies.

2-3:30 PM at HOM

Children from the community will be addressing greeting cards to Compeer participants.

Compeer, Inc. is an international, non-profit organization that seeks to help people overcome the effects of mental illness through the power of friendship.

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Sip and Shop with Plume and Thread Clothing
Nov
28
5:00 PM17:00

Sip and Shop with Plume and Thread Clothing

Designed and Made in Philadelphia, Plume and Thread makes socially conscious garments that will last forever. Like HOM, they treasure human relationships, not transactions.

The Plume and Thread philosophy is We Care.

The environment, landscape, cityscapes, and culture inspire their creative pulse.  Their knit fabrics are designed with the finest yarns of combed cotton, bamboo and other combinations. Colors are thoughtfully chosen to show seasonal palettes that are in the moment but will also transition on. Prints and patterns are selected with sophistication to be timeless. Their pieces will move with you throughout your life as all styles are pre-washed and pre-shrunk for added softness and a true fit.

Come sip and shop on Wednesday, November 28th and explore an expanded assortment from their fall and winter collection.

Enjoy complimentary wine and snacks.

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