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Sidewalk Sale Survey

Did you attend our Sidewalk Sale here in Syracuse a few weeks back? Maybe you couldn’t make it because of the times. Either way, we want to hear from you! We’d love to get your feedback so we can make it as easy as possible for you to attend future events. Below is a super fast survey that will help us do just that! 

If you've got additional feedback to share about the layout, please let us know in the comment box below!

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Thanks for your input! Stay tuned for details on our holiday sale on November 11th & 12th! 

2016 Smock Sidewalk Sale

Save the date! Our 2016 Sidewalk Sale will take place on Thursday, August 18th from 10am-5pm and Friday, August 19th from 8am-4pm. Letterpress cards, calendars, art prints, gift wrap, keepsake boxes, and other stationery goods that are all made right here in Central New York will be available for sale at deeply discounted prices. We’ll also be offering a carnival-style prize wheel — for $1 each, you can spin the  wheel for a chance to win prizes ranging from free cards and notebooks to Smock gift cards — with all proceeds benefitting Onondaga Earth Corps, a local organization dedicated to empowering area youth through urban forestry projects.

Shop the 2016 Smock Sidewalk Sale

One of our favorites parts of the Sidewalk Sale? The food trucks! PB&J’s Lunchbox and Gannon’s Ice Cream will be joining us again for lunch on both days of the sale (and PB&J’s will be serving up breakfast Friday, too!). Toss ‘n’ Fire Pizza will also be at the sale on Thursday, and Cafe Kubal and the Salt City Food Truck will at the sale on Friday. Follow along on our Facebook event page for updates! 

We’re hiring!

If you love stationery and weddings, and have a knack for writing, we’d like to hear from you! We’re looking for a part-time marketing assistant to join our team here in Syracuse to help develop content for our blogs and social media — if you’re interested, email work@smockpaper.com with your resume, cover letter, and at least 3 writing samples! 

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Visit us during the 2015 Delavan Center Open Studio

It’s almost time: the Delavan Center Open Studio event is almost here! The Open Studio will be held from 5-8pm on Friday, November 6, and from 10am-4pm on Saturday, November 7, and over 40 studios in the building will be open during the event. With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a great time to shop and support local artists! We’ll have shopping, tours, printing demonstrations, refreshments, coloring sheets for the kids, and more. You’ll have an opportunity to pull your own letterpress prints on our Vandercook and Heidelberg presses, and back by popular demand: we’ll be hosting wreath-making workshops again this year! If you’re interested in joining us, please sign up below. 

We’ll be posting sneak peeks of the products that will be available for sale during the Open Studio on our Facebook event page, so be sure to follow along for updates! 

Visit Smock during the Delavan Center open studio on November 6-7

Workshop sessions will be $12 each, and will last for about an hour. 3 sessions will be available during the times listed below. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your session. If you’re unable to attend a session, we’ll also have kits with wreath supplies available for sale at the event!

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2014 Open Studio Event

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be participating in the Delavan Center Open Studio event again this November! The Open Studio will be held from 5-8pm on Friday, November 7, and 10am-4pm on Saturday, November 8. Our shop is located at 509 West Fayette Street, Studio 135. We’ll have shopping, tours, printing demonstrations, refreshments, crafting, coloring sheets for the kids, and more! Over 40 studios in the building will also be opening their doors to the public, so it’s a great opportunity to see a variety of Syracuse artists in one day. We’ll also be hosting a wreath-making workshop series, where you can make a wreath like the one shown below! We’ll have a variety of paper patterns available, including holiday, so whether you want to make a wreath using only one of our gift wrap patterns or several, you’ll get the chance to make your own! wreath Workshop sessions will be $12 each, and will last for about an hour. 3 sessions will be available during the times listed below. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your session. If you’re unable to attend a session, we’ll also have kits with wreath supplies available for sale at the event!

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Shop Our 2014 Sidewalk Sale on August 13-14 from 11am-5:30pm!

Visit Smock's 2014 Sidewalk Sale! 11am-5:30pm on August 13 & 14

Last year we held our first ever Sidewalk Sale, and the event was a huge success! This year, we’re planning another Sidewalk Sale with even more product offerings, more food trucks, ice cream from Gannon’s Ice Cream, letterpress printing demonstrations, and even a paper airplane golf course! Event attendees can enter to win a $100 Smock gift card, and we’ll be donating $5 to Onondaga Earth Corps for every person who completes our paper airplane course. Be sure to RSVP to the Sidewalk Sale on Facebook!

Many thanks to the following local vendors for partnering with us for the 2014 Sidewalk Sale: Street Eats, Ladybug Lunchbox, Smoke Inc., PB&J’s Lunchbox, Recess Coffee, Cafe Kubal, and Gannon’s Ice Cream!

*In the event of rain, the Sidewalk Sale will be moved inside to the Delavan Center Art Gallery – enter at the 501 entrance!

Visit our 2nd Annual Sip & Shop December 4th & 5th!

Join us for our 2nd Annual Holiday Sip & Shop! The event will take place on Wednesday, December 4th and Thursday, December 5th from 3-7pm in the Delavan Center Art Gallery. We’ll have holiday shopping and crafting stations, hot drinks and sweet treats from Recess Coffee and The Sweet Praxis, and a fun holiday photobooth from Amelia Beamish Photography. Plus, if you bring a donation (funds or non-perishable food items) for Food Bank of Central New York, we’ll give you 15% off your entire Smock purchase! If you had fun at our Sidewalk Sale, you won’t want to miss this event. Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event to receive updates and news as the event gets closer. We hope to see you there! 

Smock's 2nd annual sip & shop will collection donations for Food Bank of CNY

Visit Smock at the Buy Local Bash on November 25!

We can’t wait to be a part of the 2013 Buy Local Bash! This year’s event is being presented by AmeriCu Credit Union and supports SyracuseFirst, an amazing organization that helps promote local businesses in the Syracuse area. Come out for a night of fun — the Buy Local Bash will feature live music, local artists, indie retailers, and lots of delicious local food & beverages! The event will take place on Monday, November 25 from 6-9:30pm at The Most and tickets are still available. We’ll be selling exclusive coasters to benefit SyracuseFirst, too, so be sure to stop by and see us at the event!

Visit Smock at Syracuse's 2013 Buy Local Bash

100% of the profits from Smock's Buy Local coasters benefit Syracuse First. These coasters will be available at the Buy Local Bash 100% of the profits from Smock's Buy Local coasters benefit Syracuse First. These coasters will be available at the Buy Local Bash

Smock’s 2013 Holiday Shopping Events

Shop Smock's 2013 Holiday Shopping Events

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we’re excited to be planning some holiday shopping events! Come see us to stock up on your favorite Smock goods for the holidays:

  • The Delavan Center Open Studio + Holiday Sale: Friday, November 8 from 5-8pm and Saturday, November 9 from 10am-4pm. Come take a tour, see presses in action and stock up on your favorite letterpress goods in our Delavan Center Studio! Over 40 other artists and businesses in the building will also be open for the event, so be sure to stop by and see in us in Studio 135. The event is free and open to the public! RSVP on Facebook to receive updates on the event. 

  • Buy Local Bash: Monday, November 25  from 6 – 9:30pm. Visit us at The Most for the 4th annual Buy Local Bash! This event is sponsored by Syracuse First and will feature live music, local artists, indie retailers, and lots of local food and beverages. We’ll have some of our Syracuse First coasters available for sale (100% of the profits benefit Syracuse First) along with holiday cards and gifts. Be sure to visit Syracuse First for more information on the event and to purchase your tickets today. RSVP on Facebook to receive updates. 
  • Smock Sip & Shop: Wednesday, December 4  and Thursday, December 5 from 3-7pm. Join us in the Delavan Center Art Gallery at 501 West Fayette Street for two evenings of holiday fun! We’ll have tons of holiday products available — gift wrap, keepsake gift boxes, letterpress holiday cards, and exclusive, limited-time holiday garland — and you can save 15% if you bring in a canned food item for donation! We’ll have  DIY holiday crafting projects along with sips & sweets from some of our favorite local vendors. Don’t miss out! If you had fun at our Sidewalk Sale, you’ll love this event! 

We’ll be sure to update this page with more information as it becomes available! 

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