Tom Chapin in concert

Friday, December 1st at 7:00pm
$20 donation to artist
3-time Grammy winner.
Warm spirit, infectious humor, and sensitive satiric songs ... one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music.--- New York Times.
For tickets call (727) 323-2787.

Craftsman House 12-Year Anniversary/ArtWalk

2nd Saturday, December 9th --- Free
Celebrate our 12-year anniversary all day with us. In conjunction with the Holiday ArtWalk, 5:00pm-9:00pm.

Open Sundays in December!

Sunday, December 3 at 11am-2:00pm
Sunday, December 10 at 11am-4:00pm
Sunday, December 17 at 11am-4:00pm
Sunday, December 24 at 11am-4:00pm

Sarah Lee Guthrie in concert

Sunday, January 8th---5:00pm. $20 in advance - donation to artist. Sarah Lee Guthrie’s lineage is undeniable (Woody, Arlo,), but if you close your eyes and forget that her last name is synonymous with the river-legacy of a widening current of American folk music, you’d still be drawn to the clarity and soul behind her voice. There is a gentle urgency to her interpretations of the songs she sings and the classic music of her heritage. This is rare opportunity to witness the growth of one of America’s finest young folk singers. For tickets call Craftsman House at (727) 323-2787

Zoe Lewis in concert

Friday, January 13th---7:00pm. $18 in advance - donation to artist. Zoe travels from Provincetown, Mass as Craftsman House brings her back to The Hideaway Cafe. Hideaway Cafe is at 1756 Central Avenue. Get your tickets early. Last year's show was a sell out, and unfortunately we had to turn away a number of people. For tickets call Craftsman House at (727) 323-2787


Saturday, February 4th --- 10am - 5pm.
A community celebration of all things local in Williams Park. Craftsman House Gallery will be at this exciting event. We will have new work available from our special kiln firing. Local retailers, local craft beer, local music, local locals!

2nd Annual Sunshine City Songwriters Festival

Thursday, February 23rd - Tuesday, February 28th at various venues across St. Petersburg.


The 2nd Annual Sunshine City Songwriters Festival. Thursday, February 23rd, The Special Consensus (Midwest) 7:00pm at Craftsman House
music like this is the reason people come to love bluegrass
Check our facebook page for more concerts to be announced soon! Tuesday, February 9th, Wrap up Party (Florida) 7:00pm at Old Key West Bar & Grill

The Special Consensus in concert - Sunshine City Songwriters Festival

Thursday, February 23rd --- 7:00pm at Craftsman House.
$25 in advance
"Special C" has been around for over 40 years, garnering a Grammy nomination and as recently as a few months ago earning an IBMA Award. They will kick off the 2nd Annual Sunshine City Songwriters Festival, performing at the intimate listening room at Craftsman House in St. Petersburg, Florida!

concert -- Sunshine City Songwriters Festival

Roy Book Binder in concert -- Sunshine City Songwriters Festival

Saturday, February 25th---7:00pm. $20 in advance - donation to artist. St Petersburg's own hometown blues legend makes his only Tampa Bay appearance of 2017. This show is part of the 2nd Annual Sunshine City Songwriters Festival and is presented at The Studio@620. Get your tickets early as Roy's shows sell out each year. For tickets call Craftsman House at (727) 323-2787

Our 9th Annual Pi Day -- 3.14

Tuesday, March 14th (3.14)
All day long
Come in for some homemade pi. Mathematicians celebrate pi as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Here we celebrate with our famous strawberry rhubarb, along with other varieties. Eat it here a la mode, or take some home to your abode. Free slice of pie with minimum gallery purchase of $15.

Chuck Brodsky in concert

Saturday, April 1st at 6:30pm
, $25 donation to artist


Our good friend Chuck Brodsky returns for his 12th annual spring training show! For tickets call (727) 323-2787.

Catie Curtis in concert

Friday, April 7th at 7:00pm
$20 in advance, donation to artist


Call (727) 323-2787 for tickets.

Annual Art For The eARTh Show

Opening Reception: April 8th at 5:00pm-9:00pm (in conjunction with our 2nd Saturday Gallery Walk). Show runs through: April 29th
Arts for the Earth features artists who are using recycled materials to create their art, or have incorporated environmental themes into their works.

National Cheeseball Day!

Monday, April 17th. Stop by with some friends & enjoy one of our savory cheese globes!

Green Thumb Festival

Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd -- 9:00am-4:00pm. Stop by the Craftsman House booth for a unique selection of handmade garden art.

Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen & John Jorgensen in concert

Saturday, April 29th at 7:00pm

The pioneer of the genre known as
Country Rock
. One of the most influential musicians in history, with The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas, The Desert Rose Band,...

Movies in the Park

Each Thursday in May, St Petersburg Preservation presents Movies in the Park in North Straub Park on St. Petersburg's downtown waterfront. FREE

11th Annual Invitational Teapot Show

Opening Reception: Saturday May 13th, 5:00pm-9:00pm (during ArtWalk)
Show runs through June 25th --- Free
Top ceramic artists from across the US. have been invited to participate. This year's show features a wide variety of functional teapots. Teapots will be on display & available for purchase.

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 14th
Enjoy a delicious brunch with mom. Your choice of special menu items available. Afterwards, enjoy the gallery and view the 11th Annual Invitational Teapot Show. Reservations suggested.

Fair Trade Celebration

Saturday, May 13th
5:00pm - 8:30pm, Free

Start off your Gallery Walk by celebrating World Fair Trade Day with us. Join us for a free cup of organic, fair trade coffee. Enjoy discounts on one pound bags of Craftsman House organic, fair trade coffee. Fair Trade pays a fair price to family farmers & contributes to environmentally friendly farming practices.

Kevin So in concert

Saturday, May 20th at 7:00pm
$20 donation to artist


Kevin So returns to the Craftsman House stage for what is sure to be another sold out show! His songs have been recordeed by Keb" Mo', India Arie, Shemekia Copeland, & Ronny Baker Brooks. For tickets call (727) 323-2787.

9th Annual Clay Pride Show

Opening Reception June 10th, runs through July 1st

Featuring a collection of colorful ceramics (and glass) by clay artists who are openly embracing the clay lifestyle.

Loving Day Celebration

Saturday, June 17th --- Free

Loving Day celebrates the landmark 1967 Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in the United States. Loving Day's mission is to fight racial prejudice through education & to build a multicultural community. Loving Day specials in the cafe.

Pride's Grand Central Street Festival (Jeff's Birthday Celebration)

Sunday, June 25th at 2pm
The Craftsman House porch is the best place to watch the St. Pete Pride Festival. Live music, cold beer, and birthday shenanigans.

Independents Week

July 1st-8th

Craftsman House & Keep St. Pete Local join others across the country in celebrating the annual Independents Week. Support your local, independent retailers who help preserve the uniqueness of our community.

Once-a-Year Studio Sale

Saturday, July 8th - Saturday, August 12th

A once a year event where the potters of Craftsman House sell their seconds at amazing prices. These pots could have slight imperfections that clay connoisseurs enjoy. Work is stored in the studio all year in anticipation of this sale.

Worldwide "Play Music on the Porch Day"

Saturday, August 26th --- 10am-6pm
playmusiconthe porchday

Musicians, stop by the Craftsman House porch to play. Plug in or play acoustic. Music lovers stop by for a listen.

Movies in the Park

Each Thursday in October, St. Petersburg Preservation presents Movies in the Park. Music at 6pm, Movie at dusk on the downtown waterfront in North Straub park.

October 5th--Music: Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones / Movie: Mamma Mia
October 12th--Music: Jennifer Real / Movie: Some Like it Hot
October 19th--Music: Holey Miss Moley / Movie: Space Balls
October 26th--Music: Ed Woltil & the Loaded Question / Movie: ET

American Craft Week

October 6th - October 15th

Craftsman House Celebrates American Craft Week, recognizing the countless ways handmade objects enrich our daily lives and contribute to our national aesthetic and economy. Proud to be in St Petersburg, voted "The #1 Craft Lovers Town in the US".

Jim Lauderdale in concert

Friday, October 13th at 6:30pm
$25 donation to artist


Multiple Grammy Awards, Americana Lifetime Achievement Award and one of the most respected artists working the Americana, bluegrass, and country music communities today. For tickets call (727) 323-2787.

3/4 Chatham County Line

Sunday, October 15th, 5:00pm
$15 donation to artist


Dave, John, and Greg travel from Raleigh, North Carolina for their Craftsman House debut. A bonafide bluegrass band from start to finish. Masterful pickers and songwriters with beautiful harmonies.

Rick Roberts in concert

Sunday, October 22nd at 5:00pm
$20 donation to artist


Founded Firefall in 1974 where he composed & sang "Just Remember I Love You" and "You Are The Woman". A member of The Flying Burrito Brothers, Stephen Still's band, and Linda Ronstadt's band. He's been awarded two platinum and four gold albums. For tickets call (727) 323-2787.

Ruthie Foster in concert at Palladium Side Door

Sunday, October 29th at 6:00pm


Craftsman House presents Ruthie Foster at The Palladium Side Door. Living Blues Critics' Award for Female Blues Artist of the Year, three-time Best Blues Album Grammy nominee,...
There's something overwhelmingly pure and powerful about watching Ruthie Foster play her guitar and belt it all out.---Rolling Stone
Tickets at The Palladium box office & website.

Face Jug Show

Saturday, November 11th. Opening Reception during Second Saturday ArtWalk 5:00pm-9:00pm
Face Jugs are any one of many pottery forms having applied features that resemble the human likeness. They originated back in the early 1800's. Clay was cheap and the south relied on potters for a variety of wares. Many traditional potters in the South Eastern U. S. are known for creating face pots, which have now become a collectible art form. Show runs through November.

Historic Kenwood's BungalowFest

Historic Kenwood's 19th Annual Tour of Homes
Home Tour Saturday, November 4th

Purchase your tickets at Craftsman House.

13th Annual Pot Roast - charity pottery raffle

Saturday, at 4pm
4:00pm --- Free a>

Pot Roast won the Niche Award for the "Best Charitable Event in the US". Our biggest event of the year! Potters donate work which we load into the large kiln. Once the kiln is fired, we unload the work and raffle off dozens of pots. Proceeds are donated to charity.
Buy a bowl and fill it up with complimentary pot roast or veggie stew.
Buy a tumbler & fill it up with complimentary iced tea or beer.

Clay Games XI

--- high noon --- Free
Potters from around the world gather to compete in a decathlon of fun clay events to determine who will be the "Clay Champion of the World!"



A collaboration show of 3D (Craftsman House), 2D (ARTicles), and POP! (Mesu360)
Art, music, beer, shenanigans, ... Corner of 1st Ave North & 6th St. Free!

Shift Your Shopping to Local

November 1st - December 31st We’re building a tradition that strengthens local economies, expands employment, nurtures a sense of community, and provides a more relaxed, fun, and rewarding shopping experience. As customers, we collectively spend a large portion of our annual shopping budget between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31. Thank you for joining us in shifting those dollars to locally owned, independent businesses. Not just on Small Business Saturday - but every day!

Small Business Saturday

Saturday,November 25th. We support our local, independent businesses every day! Avoid the hassle of the malls & chain stores. Shop in a relaxed, comfortable setting. Free parking, great food & drinks.

Tom Chapin in concert

Friday, December 1st at 7:00pm
$20 donation to artist

3-time Grammy winner.
Warm spirit, infectious humor, and sensitive satiric songs ... one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music.--- New York Times.
For tickets call (727) 323-2787.

Craftsman House 12-Year Anniversary Celebration

2nd Saturday, December 9th --- Free
Celebrate our 12-year anniversary all day with us. In conjunction with the Holiday ArtWalk, 5:00pm-9:00pm.

2018 Concerts

Saturday, January 27th --- Claudia Schmidt
Tuesday, February 6th ---- Seth Glier
Friday, February 9th ------ John McCutcheon
Friday, March 16th -------- Special Consensus
Sunday, March 18th ------- Pat Donohue
Saturday, March 31st ------ Chuck Brodsky