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! 

Jul 1

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

Jul 21

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

During the workshop, Courtney will introduce you to different nibs, inks and lettering styles. Participants will learn basic practice drills, how to develop their own personal style and create a project 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.

9:00am - 12:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha Ne

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/599273346/modern-calligraphy-workshop-9-am-to-noon

Jul 21

SOLD OUT: Watercolor Basics Workshop

Learn everything you need to get started with one of the most magical mediums - watercolor! During the 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.

1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha NE

Aug 26

Bench Open House at HutchFEST 2018

Visit my art studio at Bench during HutchFEST 2018! You can shop my latest designs at a discount, get a peek at my artistic process and explore the other artists who have studios at Bench. HutchFEST will be poppin' just outside in the North Downtown Makerhood with music, food trucks and hundreds of artists from the Midwest.

10:00am - 5:00pm CDT

1441 N 11th St. Omaha, NE 68102, Studio is located on the second floor

Sep 20

Watercolor Basics

I’ll teach you the basics of working with watercolor, show you my preferred supplies and walk you through creating a floral still life.

6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney St., Omaha

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/629589181/watercolor-basics-6-pm-to-8-pm-thursday

Sep 22

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

This is no ordinary calligraphy class - this is an all-out calligraphy experience! Learn calligraphy in a beautiful setting complete with drinks and treats coordinated by the lovely ladies of Magnolia Events & Creations. Seating is limited, and seats go fast. So reserve yours ASAP.

10:00am - 1:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney St. Omaha

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/599273346/modern-calligraphy-workshop-10-am-to-1

Sep 22

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

This is no ordinary calligraphy class - this is an all-out calligraphy experience! Learn calligraphy in a beautiful setting complete with drinks and treats coordinated by the lovely ladies of Magnolia Events & Creations. Seating is limited, and seats go fast. So reserve yours ASAP.

2:00pm - 5:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney St., Omaha

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/615758280/modern-calligraphy-workshop-2-pm-to-5-pm

Past events

Jun 9

Love, The Locals

Love, The Locals is a family friendly shopping event hosted twice a year in Lincoln Nebraska. We curate some of the best handmade makers and artists and bring them to you! We love shopping and supporting local and this show delivers just that! We guarantee you will walk away feeling great! Come visit us on June 9th from 4-9 at Zipline Brewing Co.

4:00pm - 9:00pm CDT

Zipline Brewing Co., 2100 Magnum Circlue Ste. 1, Lincoln NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/311394959388348/

May 31

Watercolor Basics

I’ll teach you the basics of working with watercolor, show you my preferred supplies and walk you through a fun project.

6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68131

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/590088796/new-watercolor-basics-may-31-2018-6-to-8

May 12

Mother's Day Pop Up

The second annual Mother's Day Pop-Up! This year we are excited to expand the celebration to three locations at Countryside Village. Paper Kite Omaha welcomes EARTHENjoy, Wee Vintage Baby, Tied + True Floral, and Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. The Mix welcomes Heather Kita Jewelry Design. Cedar Omaha has the drink specials!

10:00am - 2:00pm CDT

Countryside Village Omaha 8722 Countryside Plz, Omaha, Nebraska 68114

https://www.facebook.com/events/2131829847046800/

May 5

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy with Courtney Mattern, the Omaha artist and calligraphy behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co.

1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations 2401 Harney Street

https://www.facebook.com/events/618810438468929/

May 5

Rockbrook Village Craft Fair

Join us for the 2018 Rockbrook Village® Craft Fair where you can find makers, designers, vintage curators, small batch food and drink purveyors, apothecaries, (and more!) who will be showcasing their “craft” to the Omaha market in this curated event. Admission is FREE!

10:00am - 5:00pm CDT

Rockbrook Village 2800 S 110th Ct, Omaha, Nebraska 68144

https://www.facebook.com/events/1669825416433287/

May 5

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy with Courtney Mattern, the Omaha artist and calligraphy behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co.

9:00am - 12:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68131

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/574166410/modern-calligraphy-workshop-9-am-to-noon

Apr 21 - Apr 22

Handmade Omaha Spring Art & Craft Bazaar

Shop local and shop handmade at Handmade Omaha's 6th Annual Spring Art & Craft Bazaar. Over 25 different local makers will be selling their handmade goods. Free Admission and Free Parking!

8:00pm - 2:00am CDT

Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S 10th St, Omaha, Nebraska 68108

https://www.facebook.com/events/1797697026909986/

Mar 24

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Wedding season is just around the corner! My spring classes will include pointers on event calligraphy including place cards and addressing etiquette - making this class perfect for DIY brides or aspiring wedding calligraphers. Only metered parking is available. Please be prepared.

1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, Nebraska

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/574166410/modern-calligraphy-workshop-1-pm-to-4-pm

Mar 24

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Wedding season is just around the corner! My spring classes will include pointers on event calligraphy including place cards and addressing etiquette - making this class perfect for DIY brides or aspiring wedding calligraphers. Only metered parking is available. Please be prepared.

9:00am - 12:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, Nebraska

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/574166188/modern-calligraphy-workshop-9-am-to-noon

Feb 10

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop: Be Mine Edition

This three-hour workshops combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy. During the workshop, Courtney will introduce you to different nibs, inks and lettering styles. Participants will learn basic practice drills and how to develop their own personal style. All experience levels are w

1:00pm - 4:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, NE

Feb 10

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop: Be Mine Edition

This three-hour workshops combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy. During the workshop, Courtney will introduce you to different nibs, inks and lettering styles. Participants will learn basic practice drills and how to develop their own personal style. All experience levels are w

9:00am - 12:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, NE

Feb 4

Made with Love Market

We’re a must-visit destination for gifts created by local craftsmen and artists with shoppers and vendors alike enjoying this unique and eclectic experience while shopping for their love(s). Not only will we be playing all of the best Valentine movies and love tunes while shoppers browse, we'll even have a carefully curated Made with Love-specific cocktail menu!

11:00am - 4:00pm CST

The Waiting Room and Reverb Lounge, 6212 Maple Street, Omaha, Nebraska

https://www.facebook.com/events/1431689366956598/

Feb 3

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop: Be Mine Edition

This three-hour workshops combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy. During the workshop, Courtney will introduce you to different nibs, inks and lettering styles. Participants will learn basic practice drills and how to develop their own personal style. All experience levels are w

10:00am - 1:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, NE

Jan 20

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

My all-new extended workshop combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy.

1:00pm - 4:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations

Jan 20

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

My all-new workshop combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy and have some fun along the way.

9:00am - 12:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 24th and Harney, Omaha

Dec 17

Holiday Market at The Waiting Room and Reverb Lounge

We’re a must-visit destination on Sunday, December 17th for gifts created by local craftsmen and artists with shoppers and vendors alike enjoying this unique and eclectic holiday experience. Not only will we be playing holiday movies and music while you browse, we'll even have a carefully curated Holiday Market-specific cocktail menu! This is free, family-friendly event!

11:00am - 4:00pm CST

The Waiting Room Lounge in Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/118797005465447

Dec 10

Love, The Locals - Holiday Edition

Join us for our 5th Love, The Locals handmade shopping event! We are excited to bring you THE BEST in handmade so you can shop local this season! Grab a friend and join us for a great time! Stay tuned for more details and visit our website www.lovethelocalsnebraska.com for more information.

12:00pm - 6:00pm CST

The BAY in Lincoln, Nebraska

https://www.facebook.com/events/346658359094507/

Dec 9

Hutch Holiday Market

Hutch Holiday Market & Glo After Party Featuring your favorite Local Makers! December 9th Marcus Midtown 3rd Floor 3-8pm FREE to the public Family Friendly! 8pm-11pm Glo After Party w/ Drink Specials

3:00pm - 8:00pm CST

3rd floor of Marcus Theater, Midtown Crossing

https://www.facebook.com/events/305547079937404/

Dec 9

Pleasant Avenue Holiday Pop Up

Falalalala! Pleasant Avenue Paper is popping up during Magnolia Events & Creations Open-Shop on December 9. Stock up on handpainted cards, holiday gifts and stocking stuffers. I'l be offering on-site custom calligraphy for envelopes and gift tags. Shoppers will also be entered to win a Pleasant Avenue gift bundle!

10:00am - 2:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 24th and Harney

https://www.facebook.com/events/123715184972411/

Dec 1 - Dec 1

First Friday Makers Market

Local Handmade Vendors - Live Music - Free Admission - Free Parking

7:00pm - 11:00pm CST

Jazzercise Lincoln North 4640 Bair Ave Suite 240, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

https://www.facebook.com/events/1736014573372820/

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