Jul
29
2:00 pm14:00

Drop-In Indigo Dye Workshop (Again!)

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A WOOL STORY at ELDORADO GENERAL STORE
in Corktown | 1700 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216
Saturday, July 29th, 2017: 2-5pm / $40

It's happening AGAIN!!!!

 A Wool Story is coming to Eldorado to host a pop-up shop and drop-in Indigo Dye Workshop! Stop by between 2-5pm to learn simple Japanese shibori techniques and experience the magic of natural indigo dyeing.  

Cotton bandanas will be provided, but feel free to bring your own white or light colored natural fiber garment to dye as well - shirts, skirts, sheets, etc. You'll also take home a zine with instructions on how to recreate your own indigo vat at home!

Sign up in advance (to help us get a head count) or feel free to drop by on Saturday! The more the merrier - and there's no limit for how many people can attend. 

It was such a fun afternoon - I'm excited we get to do this all over again. Can't wait to see you guys!

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Jul
1
2:00 pm14:00

Drop-In Indigo Dye Workshop AGAIN!

indigo dye
indigo dye
Screen Shot 2017-06-27 at 11.18.30 AM.png

A WOOL STORY at ELDORADO GENERAL STORE
in Corktown | 1700 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216
Saturday, July 29th, 2017: 2-5pm / $40

It's happening AGAIN!!!!

 A Wool Story is coming to Eldorado to host a pop-up shop and drop-in Indigo Dye Workshop! Stop by between 2-5pm to learn simple Japanese shibori techniques and experience the magic of natural indigo dyeing.  

Cotton bandanas will be provided, but feel free to bring your own white or light colored natural fiber garment to dye as well - shirts, skirts, sheets, etc. You'll also take home a zine with instructions on how to recreate your own indigo vat at home!

Sign up in advance (to help us get a head count) or feel free to drop by on Saturday! The more the merrier - and there's no limit for how many people can attend. 

It was such a fun afternoon - I'm excited we get to do this all over again. Can't wait to see you guys!

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Jun
29
4:00 pm16:00

Summer Solstice Party / Tarot Thursday

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It's summer and it's time to celebrate! Join us on Thursday, June 29th from 4-7pm for our Summer Solstice Party during Corktown Strut Week. 

Nefertiti, our resident tarot reader, will be giving readings and Alchemy Henna our resident henna artist, will be adorning you in beautiful henna designs. 

We'll have a special ceremony that focuses on cleansing crystals and setting summertime intentions. Bring your favorite crystals or talisman and drop by! 

Tarot readings are $45 for a half hour. Henna designs generally range from $15-$30. 

Every purchase gets a free Spirit Animal reading. Can't wait to see you!

 

 

Jun
28
7:00 pm19:00

Workshop Wednesdays

Succulent Jewelry Workshop
54.00

PASSIONFLOWER SUE at ELDORADO GENERAL STORE
in Corktown | 1700 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216
Wednesday, June 28th, 2017: 7-9pm / $54

Combine your love of fashion and plants! Join florist and botanical artist Passionflower Sue for an extraordinary evening of flora-crafting.

Learn the skills needed to make your own living jewelry!  Each participant will learn how to create either a living ring or earrings, and leave with the supplies and resources needed to make more.

We'll have hors d'oeuvres and wine. It's going to be a fun evening - we'd love to have you join us! 

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Spring Into Corktown
May
20
9:00 am09:00

Spring Into Corktown

Spring Into Corktown is a neighborhood wide event that focuses on community and springtime fun. 

We’ll definitely be rocking at Eldorado for Spring Into Corktown. Make sure to swing by the shop between 12-5pm to check out all the fun we have planned. We’ll be hosting the Pot & Box Flower Truck, the Alchemy Henna Vardo, a Fate & Coincidence Pop Up, and you know we’ll be drinking Wolf Moon Mixer Cocktails. 

Can’t wait to see you! 

Workshop Wednesdays
May
17
6:30 pm18:30

Workshop Wednesdays

Make. Do. Studio. will be at Eldorado on Wednesday, May 17th leading a Talisman Workshop. We’ll gather to make one of a kind modern day dream catchers out of handmade ceramic pieces as we learn about talisman. Every participant will create their own large and unique mobile or wall hanging that they get to take home with them at the end of the workshop. 

We’ll have wine and light snacks. It’s always a great time when we hold workshops in the shop - hope you can join us. 

Tarot Thursday
Apr
27
4:00 pm16:00

Tarot Thursday

Happy Spring Equinox! 

Stop by Eldorado this Thursday to get your equinox reading with our resident tarot reader, Nefertiti Harris. She'll be bringing good vibes and delivering powerful readings. Hope you can make it! 

Half hour readings are $45.

(Walk-ins welcome but if you'd like to reserve a spot in advance drop a line to erin@eldoradogeneralstore.com) 

Henna Tuesday
Apr
25
5:00 pm17:00

Henna Tuesday

Spring is here and what better way to celebrate than to show off some freshly henna adorned skin! Come get adorned in henna with our resident henna artist - Alchemy Henna. Depending on size of design, prices range from about $5-$25.

Walk ins are absolutely welcome, but if you’d like to reserve a spot please email erin@eldoradogeneralstore.com

Workshop Wednesday
Apr
12
6:30 pm18:30

Workshop Wednesday

Sfumato will be leading a workshop on the art of incense making at Eldorado on Wednesday, April 12th from 6:30-8:30pm. 

We'll learn a bit about the art and history of incense, and how to make our own using all natural fragrances made with 100% plant essential oils.   Everyone will get to take home their 5-10 incense cones they've personally handcrafted using a scent blend of their choosing.

Wine and refreshments will be served. 

Click to learn more and reserve your spot - hope you can make it! 

Record Party Saturday
Mar
25
12:00 pm12:00

Record Party Saturday

Celebrate the first Saturday of Spring with Eldorado & Other Records! Swing over between 12-6pm to hear some tunes, drinks some beers, and scoop up some records.

New Spring wares are hitting the shelves in celebration. And we'll be having huge sales on all things winter. 

Corktown-a-Glow
Dec
17
12:00 pm12:00

Corktown-a-Glow

Stop by Eldorado on Saturday, Dec. 10th between 12-6pm for our Corktown-a-Glow party! 

Featherheart Trading Co. will be setting up shop at Eldorado and we'll be sipping Wolf Moon Mixer cocktails in celebration.  

Corktown will be hosting tons of holiday events throughout the neighborhood that day: free shopping shuttles to take you around Corktown, Santa, Tree Lighting Ceremony, hot chocolate, a fire pit for roasting marshmallows, caroling through Corktown, and tons of Corktown-a-Glow specials at bars and restaurants. Read more about the event here.

It's going to be a great day in Corktown and we'd love to see you!