The ALCOVE: Creative + Makers Pop-Up

By Keia Butts
on August 10, 2018

Hey Friends! Next week we'll be participating in a one of a kind 5-day pop-up in Rosslyn, VA with makers from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
Dates: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Saturday, August 18, 2018
Location: The Alcove, corner of 19th Street and N Moore Street, Arlington, VA. 22209 (Entrance is on N Moore Street next to Nando's Peri Peri).
The event opens with a Meet the Makers Happy Hour on Tuesday, August the 14th. There will also be maker demos throughout the week (see below). For more info you can check out: and the Facebook event site:

Maker Demos scheduled (to date):

Tuesday, August 14th
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM  Weaving (St. Coletta of Greater Washington)
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM    Date Spread Tasting (Dafero)

Friday, August 17th
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM    Wood Carving (Adiante)

Saturday, August 18th
12:00 PM to 1:00PM    Napkin Hand Stamping (Dennison Lane)
1:00 PM to- 4:00 PM    Floral centerpieces (Coco Bailey)
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM     Headwrapping (Regal Clothing)

Be sure to stop by and share w/ friends!


FEATURE: Meet The Maker Monday

By Keia Butts
on July 30, 2018


Hey Friends, We're being featured today over on @cocktailsandcreativesevents Instagram page for 'Meet The Maker Monday' and we're so excited.

When you get a chance head over and take a look:

Ellicott City Strong Online Fundraiser

By Keia Butts
on July 12, 2018

Hey Friends, quick note. Presence & Grace is participating in an online Instagram fundraiser through @ecstrong.fundrasier.
The fundraiser will benefit Historic Ellicott City’s (located in Howard County, Maryland) impact from the flood that occurred on May 27, 2018. Historic Main Street in Elliott City received over 8 inches of rain in the span of two hours (they were just getting back to recovering from a flood 22 months ago).
The auction starts/ ends: July 11, 2018 - July 18, 2018 (1 week)
How the Auction Works:
1./ Find a photo/post you are interested in bidding on
2./ Tap the post to see its starting bid and its most recent bid
3./ Comment your highest bidding offer!
4./ Opt to receive notifications of our feed so you can stay up to date with the highest bidder!
Winning Bidders:
Winning bids will be due via PayPal no later than July 19, 2018. Failure to provide payment will result in the next highest bidder being contacted as the winner. It is up to the bid winner and the person who donated the item/service to communicate for shipping needs if it applies.
Feel free to message @ecstrong.fundrasier. They will respond as quickly as possible.
Thanks and best!


By Keia Butts
on May 21, 2016


May 12, 2018

28TH Street & Remington Ave., Baltimore, MD 21211

We'll be hanging out at Remfest, a one day festival that takes place in the Remington neighborhood of Baltimore. The festival features local music, food, and arts and crafts vendors.

Remfest is organized by the Greater Remington Improvement Association and a group of dedicated neighborhood volunteers.

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