Events, Happenings, Hoopla!

The Happy Up stores love to host a happening! Watch this space for info on crafting events, play days, and other hijinks!

Create It - Make It - Take It 2019

Happy Up Edwardsville

Crafting Fun All Summer Long When You Create It - Make It - Take It!

Happy Up in Edwardsville will be offering a weekly "workshop" style craft event. Space is limited for each event, so reservations and pre-payment are required. Claim yours by stopping by or giving us a call with your credit card: (618) 656-9596

  • July 9th - Micro-Mini Clay Sculptures
    Teeny tiny treat sculptures
    Two Sessions: 11am, 12pm
    $5 - 8 yrs & up
  • July 16th - Make Your Own Trading Cards
    Make collectable works of art
    Two Sessions: 11am, 12pm
    $7 - 6 yrs & up
  • July 23rd - Dig It Up Dinos
    Find your dinosaur in the petrified "egg"
    Drop In from 11am to 1pm
    $5 - 4 yrs & up

Descriptions of these projects are posted on our blog.

Create It - Make It - Take It 2019

Happiness Book Signing and Musical Event

Aug. 3rd 1 - 3pm
Happy Up Clayton

Happiness the book by Andy Dykeman and illustrated by Kris Wright

Author Andy Dykeman will be signing his new book Happiness at our Clayton store on Aug. 3rd from 1-3pm. And to make it really special, he's invited his friend and musical buddy Doug Raffety from Judge Nothing to perform.

It'll be fun for all!

Silhouette Artist's 2019 Visit

Happy Up Clayton - Aug. 7th
Happy Up Edwardsville - Aug. 9th

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Third generation Silhouette Artist Erik Johnson is returning to Happy Up! Reserve your appointment time by calling the store.

Here's his schedule:

  • Happy Up Clayton: (314) 725-2455
    Aug. 7th 3pm - 6pm
  • Happy Up Edwardsville: (618) 656-9596
    Aug. 9th, 10am - 7pm

Using nothing but his keen eye and a pair of sharp scissors, Erik will create a silhouette portrait of your child in under 5 minutes!

Each original silhouette is $30, additional copies are $15. Frames will also be available for purchase.

Kindermusik Playdates

Monthly at Happy Up Edwardsville

Led by licensed Kindermusik instructor Ellen Singh, it's a musical good time for your little ones! Want to know more? We have more information about the playdates on our blog here: Kindermusik Playdates with Ellen Singh

Cost is $15 for one child, $5 for each additional child in the same family.

Kindermusik Playdates will be on vacation for the summer. They'll be back again in September!

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