Spring Market

Spring Market in Historic Mooresville 2022

May 7, 2022

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Spring Market in Historic Mooresville will be a one-of-a-kind experience that combines chic and exclusive shopping, learning, and leisure in Mooresville’s 19th century historical setting.

The Market will include a curated marketplace of local artisans and high end merchants, guided walking tours, a luncheon served in an intimate private garden setting, a plein-air art class, workshops, and other fun programs for the entire family.

The vendor line-up also includes Mooresville’s own unique and charming local businesses – 1818 Farms, Dogwood & Magnolia Bakery, Lyla’s Little House, Mooresville Mercantile, and Southern Carnage. Guests will also not want to miss Mooresville’s own booth offering a variety of plants from the town’s public and private gardens.

Adding to the color, design, and flair that will be on display, resident Woody Peebles will be showcasing his personal art collection of vehicles from the 1930s to present day.

Food and drink vendors will add to the variety of the Spring Market experience.

This one day shopping occasion is free to attend.  Classes and Lunch require pre-purchased reservations.  See below for purchase details.

Please note that historic buildings and private homes and grounds are not handicap accessible.  If you have a question about accessibility, please contact the  town before purchasing an event ticket.

Marketplace

Vendor Line-up

The Spring Market will combine established and emerging regional artists and merchants.  People of all ages can stroll the tree-lined streets of our town, interact with our vendors, and enjoy a full day of shopping in Mooresville.

Interested artists and merchants may begin applying now by emailing the planning committee at mooresvillepermit@gmail.com

Artist and Merchant Fee:  $35

Typical Artist categories:  Painting (acrylics, oils, watercolors, pastels), Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture, Illustration/Graphics, Ink, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Wood, and others

Typical Merchant categories:  Gifts, Linens, Stationary, Home Goods,  Jewelry, Gardening, and more

Artist and Merchant Questions:  joelledward29@gmail.com

Hidden Spaces Luncheon and Tour

Nestled in Historic Mooresville’s finest private gardens, guests will enjoy a light refreshing seated lunch followed by a guided tour of the town, including exclusive access into several private gardens.  Tour will include native plant identification, tips on gardening in the South, as well as town history highlights. Grab your friends and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in Mooresville’s hidden spaces.  $400/table (seats 8)  Lunch served at 12:00 pm with tour following.

Space is extremely limited.  For table reservations, call or text 256-509-0422

Classes

Garden Paint Party

Join Tracy McCann, from The Studio on Bank, behind the picket fence in Historic Mooresville and create your own piece of art while being inspired by the beauty of the town’s gardens.  In this plein-air art class, guests will paint a loose whimsical design of Mooresville’s native flowering plants on a 6×6 3D gallery wrapped canvas.  Beginner friendly.  Class admission $55.  All supplies included and guests must pre-register.  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm




Container Herb Gardening Workshop

Join long time master gardener Kathryn Davis as she shares her extensive knowledge in planting, growing, and preparing herbs for cooking.  Each workshop participant will be provided a selection of fresh herbs and planting materials as Kathryn discusses the basic steps in creating their own “make and take” container herb garden.  Class admission $40.  All supplies included, however, due to hands-on activity, participants may want to bring their own gardening gloves. Guests must pre-register.  10:15 am – 11:45 am




Mini-Cake Decorating Workshop

Join Alexis Smith of Dogwood & Magnolia Bakery for a fun cake decorating workshop.  Participants will learn to decorate a floral buttercream mini cake while gathering knowledge of cake baking and decorating techniques.  All class supplies are provided and cakes will be taken home at the completion of class.  Class admission is $50.  Guests must pre-register.  2:00 pm – 3:00 pm




 

All proceeds from donations, workshops, lunch, and artist & merchant fees support the preservation of Historic Mooresville.  Historic Mooresville’s vision is to personify “History Lives” – combining the best of small town community life for our residents with exemplary historical preservation and education for our visitors

Sponsors:

Several sponsorship opportunities are available including Hidden Spaces Lunch Table Sponsors.  Call 256-445-2590 for more information.

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