Events - Pleasant Avenue Paper Co.

Upcoming classes & markets

Interested in taking a class but can't find a date that works for you? I now offer private sessions. Email me at PleasantAvenuePaperCo@gmail.com for more details! 

Oct 26

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Courtney will introduce you to different nibs, inks and lettering styles. Participants will learn basic practice drills and create gift tags using their new skills. All experience levels are welcome! You'll keep all the provided supplies, including a workbook designed by Courtney including multiple style exemplars and worksheets.

10:00am - 1:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney St. Omaha NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/2400346790221509/

Nov 30 - Dec 1

Handmade Omaha Winter Art & Craft Bazaar

Shop local and shop handmade at the Annual Handmade Omaha Winter Art & Craft Bazaar! Free Admission and Free Parking!

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. Omaha, NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/413515049268095/

Past events

Oct 5

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Courtney will introduce you to different nibs, inks and lettering styles. Participants will learn basic practice drills and create gift tags using their new skills. All experience levels are welcome! You'll keep all the provided supplies, including a workbook designed by Courtney including multiple style exemplars and worksheets.

Sep 21

Pop-Up Shops of Regency

Shop and visit with local artists and crafters at Regency's semi-annual Pop-Up Shops. Join us and enjoy shopping with unique and handmade artisans for the perfect gifts. There will be something for everyone, even your dog! Stop by from 11am-12pm to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. It's fun for the whole family!

10:00am - 3:00pm CDT

Regency Court Omaha, 120 Regency Pkwy, Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/1321271094706201/

Jul 31

Private Classes Now Available!

You can book a private class & save! Perfect for birthday parties, bachelorette parties, workplace team building and more. Choose from a variety of workshops including watercolor, calligraphy and bead making. Email PleasantAvenuePaperCo@gmail.com to book your group today.

Your workplace, home or my studio at Bench

May 11

Mother's Day Pop-Up

The third annual Mother's Day Pop-Up at Paper Kite Omaha. EARTHENjoy Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. The Green House Omaha with a flower bar!! Wee Vintage Baby Paper Kite Omaha

10:00am - 2:00pm CDT

Paper Kite, 8722 Countryside Plaza, Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/266691140873653/

May 5

Brunch + Brushes Watercolor Class

Explore the beauty of watercolor with a mimosa in hand! During this brunch-time workshop, you'll learn the basics from Courtney Mattern, the artist behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. She introduces you to preferred supplies, teaches key techniques and reveals her 7 secrets for working with this magical medium. All supplies are provided and yours to keep! You'll leave class with frame-worthy works of art, including a gorgeous floral still life.

May 4

The Bead Bar

Build your own keychain or necklace with bold, bright hand-painted beads. Choose from patterns, neutrals and colors perfect for spring time! Each ticket purchased allows you to create one item. If you'd like to create more than one keychain or necklace, be sure to buy additional tickets.

10:00am - 12:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney St. Omaha NE

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bead-bar-build-your-own-keychain-or-necklace-tickets-60471743613

Apr 27 - Apr 28

Handmade Omaha

Shop local and shop handmade at the 7th annual Handmade Omaha Spring Art & Craft Bazaar! Free admission and free parking. Local makers will be selling their unique goods, everything from jewelry to soap, kids goods, and gifts!

10:00am - 4:00pm CDT

Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/531133154039204/

Feb 16

Bench Open House

Visit my studio! Bench’s maker community would love to invite you to an Open House to visit their studio spaces. This event is free to the public with free parking as well.

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Bench, 1441 N. 11th St.

https://www.facebook.com/events/287871928568730/

Feb 10

Hutch V-Day Pop-up

Get your V-Day gifts while you eat, drink and shop your little heart out at the hutch Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Party! - Local Maker Pop-Ups: x Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. x EARTHENjoy x Big Dobs Beard Balm x Lulubee Artisanal Chocolates x Wilder Handmade

12:00pm - 4:00pm CST

Hutch at 3220 Farnam Street, Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/385003832101177/

Feb 7

Modern Calligraphy Workshop: Galentine's Edition

Fall in love with modern calligraphy in this whimsical Valentine’s Day-themed workshop. You’ll explore nibs, inks and an array of modern letter forms. You’ll even craft cute cards, so you can show your best gal pals some love. All supplies are included and yours to keep including a 15-page workbook, pen, nibs and ink. Cocktails and light appetizers will also be provided. You will also get the opportunity to browse hutch's

Jan 19

Watercolor Basics

During this workshop, you'll learn about choosing supplies, practice watercolor techniques and create a project to take home. Courtney will share her expert advice and clue you in to simple ways to paint like a pro! All supplies are included as well as refreshments.Give the gift of creativity this season!

2:00pm - 5:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney St. Omaha NE

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/636051132/watercolor-basics-workshop-2-to-5-pm

Dec 16

Love, The Locals Holiday Edition

Love, The Locals is an event created out a desire to bring our community the best in handmade goods! We want to help our community shop local.

1:00pm - 6:00pm CST

The Bay, 2005 Y Street, Lincoln NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/327742758016794/

Dec 8

Watercolor Basics: Holiday Edition

During this holiday-themed workshop, you'll learn about choosing supplies, practice watercolor techniques and create a project to take home. Courtney will share her expert advice and clue you in to simple ways to paint like a pro! All supplies are included as well as refreshments.

Nov 17

Bench: MADE Holiday 2018

Bench: MADE is back for another FREE artisan market! Over 60 of the finest craftspeople and retailers from our region will be showcasing their goods. Grab a friend, hang with some amazing folks, and stock up on quality goods while supporting local.

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Midco Warehouse, 1141 N. 11th Street, Omaha, NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/543616029411888/

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