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Happy 21st Birthday Funky Hannah’s! Party with us November 23rd 10am-6pm!

Posted on November 12th, 2018 in Events, Holidays, Shopping by |

Twenty one years ago we were hustling to open a store we’d been dreaming of for years!  Many of you remember our first day — black Friday November of 1997!  Bring your fond memories and stop in and celebrate with us on Friday November 23rd from 10am-6pm! 

We’ll be serving birthday cake and 21% off everything in the store* to celebrate! 

 

 

(*not good with other discounts, offers or frequent buyer programs.)

Host your party with us!

Posted on October 31st, 2018 in Events by |

Yes, we do PARTIES!

BIRTHDAY parties, BRIDAL parties, PRIVATE gal pal parties! Perfect for book clubs, church groups, Girl Scouts, work outings, and more!

We have a great space in the back of the shop that is well lit and has seating for up to 12. There is a small kitchenette area with a refrigerator and microwave.

Birthday Parties

Kids age 7 and older will have a blast at a Funky Hannah’s beading birthday party! Guests will make their own necklace and bracelet set using memory wire and their choice of charm and colors of glass seed beads. The cost is $112 for up to 8 children. Additional children are $14 each. Fee includes all supplies, an instructor for the beading project, & use of the room. Parties last 1-1/2 to 2 hours depending on whether you choose to do cake and presents here or not.

We schedule the parties during our normal store hours and recommend booking a month in advance as the same space is used for our beading classes. A deposit of $56 is requested at the time of reservation. Call or stop in to check date availability or for more information. We put the ‘FUN’ in Funky!

Bridal Parties

Consult with our staff & design your own bridal jewelry and then have a party with your pals to make it! Cost will vary based on materials used. A $20 per person class fee applies & covers use of space, tools and instructor. Two person minimum.

Private Parties

Want to get together with friends, family or co-workers and be creative? A basic necklace, bracelet or earring project is perfect for all skill levels. Cost is $20 per person and includes supplies.

Looking for something more? Our other class offerings may be available as a private class for your group depending on teacher availability and group. Call us to see what we can do. Class fee is $20 and supplies are additional.

Don’t Miss The Downtown Racine Art Walk November 17th 4-8pm

Posted on October 20th, 2018 in Events, Holidays, Shopping, Uncategorized by |

Funky Hannah’s is one of 10 stops along a 4 block tour of great shops, galleries and artists studios.  Two wine tasting spots, artists demonstrations and the opportunity to shop local and get some great art awaits YOU for this one night only special event. 

Meet Artist Leslie Perrino – metal smith and enamel queen!  She’ll be doing demonstrations and have a pop up gallery of her work for sale.  Find out more by watching this hilarious video Amanda did live on Facebook…

https://www.facebook.com/events/1090634447769255/

Cynthia Rutledge Teaches September 28-30th

Posted on July 22nd, 2018 in Classes, Events, News, Shopping by |

Three new projects make their midwest debut!  Don’t miss your chance to take a workshop with bead rockstar Cynthia Rutledge in the convenient, cozy classroom at Funky Hannah’s!  Click on each piece for complete details!

Friday September 28th, 10am-4pm
Butterfly Kisses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday September 29th, 10am-4pm
Gabrielle’s Muse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday September 30th, 10am-4pm
Estelle’s Sautoir

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classes are for intermediate skilled bead artists & fee is $95 per workshop, per day.

Supply lists will be provided.  Cynthia will bring kits for purchase as well as a trunk show of supplies used in her designs.

Visit Us August 3rd for First Friday

Posted on July 22nd, 2018 in Classes, Events, First Fridays, News, Shopping by |

Henna & a new Make & Take Pendant at Funky Hannah’s….First Friday is THE event in downtown Racine! 

We are full of creative fun, especially during First Fridays.  Stop in and adorn yourself with henna from the magically talented Luna.  Our workshop area will be rocking with a fun all ages Make & Take — handpaint hardwood mandala pendants, letter pendants & more with materials from a trunk show from Tangible Light Studio.  The trunk show kicks off during First Fridays and will run for one week.  Don’t miss it!

Detail of henna art by Luna during First Fridays last year. Don’t miss her visit in August and be adorned!

Henna art by Luna. Funky’s pal Leayn has already reserved her spot first in line at 4pm on First Fridays!

Wood pendants for the Make & Take during First Fridays.

 
Be sure to visit our sister business — Hot Shop Glass, 239 Wisconsin Ave — it is the hottest, coolest place downtown!  Watch as local artists turn 2000º molten glass into art right before your eyes!  The whole family will want to pull up a seat and watch demonstrations from 4-8:30pm.
Find out about all the fun happening downtown during First Fridays here:  August 2018 First Friday Happenings

Don’t Miss July First Friday’s in Downtown Racine!

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 in Events, First Fridays by |

On July 6th, Enjoy the downtown festivities and celebrate freedom from cookie-cutter big-box stores this First Friday’s® in Downtown Racine on July 6, 2018 from 4-9PM.

Bring your friends to Downtown Racine this year for the holiday! It’s a great place to spend a Friday browsing Racine’s unique shops, galleries and eateries while scoring some great First Friday deals like:The creative team at Funky Hannah’s is ready to wow you with all the cool jewelry YOU can make in our inspiring workshops!  Stop in during First Fridays for a fun $10 make & take!  Bring in your favorite piece of beach glass or stone and learn to drill it and create a sweet necklace or key chain with it! Check out all the beautiful jewelry you can make in summer workshops.

Don’t miss a stop at Hot Shop Glass, 239 Wisconsin Ave, during your First Friday explorations!  This state of the art glass blowing facility allows visitors an up-close experience watching artists turn molten 2000º degree glass into beautiful functional blown glass forms or garden art.  Stop in and be mesmerized.  An ever-changing selection of locally made glass art is available in the gallery.  Learn about the latest wedding crazy – unity glass!  Come see the action at Hot Shop Glass.

Funky Fun in 2018!

Posted on April 27th, 2018 in Bead Camp, Bead Shows, Classes, Events, First Fridays, Shopping by |

Mark your calendars for the fun events we have planned for 2018!!!  Here in town we’ll have fun classes, two bead camps, rock star classes, art walks, and fun when the Loose Bead Society is here for their annual retreat, as well as monthly First Fridays starting in April.  We’re also taking it on the road, to bead shows in Madison and Milwaukee and our April bead camp in beautiful Door County!

Bead Camps/Retreats
We’re cooking up three exciting Bead Camps.  This year we’re taking our April camp on the road to DOOR COUNTY!  What?!?!  Yes, it’s true!  Stay tuned for details and mark your calendars:

January 19th-21st at the DeKoven Center in Racine.  Click here for details and registration.!

April 27th-29th in Door County

October 19th-21st at the DeKoven Center in Racine

Rock Stars

As always, we’re inviting your favorite bead rock stars to join us this year.  Watch our website for the latest details.

Cynthia Rutledge will be here September 27-30th.  Workshops TBD.  Mark your calendar now so you don’t plan anything else!

Bead Shows

Madison Bead Show – March 24-25, 2018
Bead & Button Show – June 8-10, 2018
Milwaukee Bead Show – October 2018

 

But wait!  There’s more….

April – December
First Fridays resume in April!  Plan to join us for a fun evening, every First Friday for the rest of the year!

 

 

 

Celebrate Funky’s 20th Birthday!

Posted on December 1st, 2017 in Events, Shopping by |

Big Sale!  Big Party!  Happy 20th Anniversary Funky Hannah’s!

Thank you for making these 20 years possible!  From October 24th (Amanda’s 50th birthday) until November 24th (Funky’s 20th birthday) we’ll be celebrating with specials for YOU!

From October 24th – November 24th…
Select stone strands 50% off
Seed beads – Buy 3, get one free (equal or lesser value)
All books 25% off
Bring a friend for FREE to any class

 

Then join us for our birthday celebration on Friday, November 24th from 10am-6pm!
Take 20% off everything in the store!
Enter to win prizes!
Enjoy snacks, beverages & birthday cake and check out the DIY activities in our classroom space!

 

THANK YOU for supporting your local independent bead store!  We’re here because you are!

Downtown Racine Art Walk this Saturday!

Pop Up Makers Market At Funky’s! November 18th from 3-7 explore the art scene in downtown Racine!

Joellen Fritchen -Too Good To Bead True

Leayn Tabili – Anthelion Jewelry

Michelle Ulinski – Cool Stuff

   One night only.   Meet the artists.  Buy stuff.

 

 

 

 

 

DIY Day! Friday November 24th 10-6

Posted on November 11th, 2017 in Classes, Events, Shopping by |
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Join us for this open studio day on Funky’s 20th birthday!

We’ll be drilling, wiring, weaving & creating with our favorite beads, chain, stones & beach glass.

Stop.  Watch. Try.

Funky Amanda and her whole staff will be on hand creating and celebrating our 20th anniversary with cake, treats, prizes & 20% off everything in the store!

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