Because we wanted something that was deeper and more human than a trade show, we coordinated workshops, demos, meals, and events to inspire, nourish, and entertain. Note that workshops require registration.


Mid- Afternoon

8:00 - 9:00

Meet & Greet

Say “Good Morning” to your fellow makers over coffee and cowboy fry bread courtesy of our friends at Hunter, who drove all the way from Austin!

9:00 - 10:00

Opening Ceremony

Get inspired by guest speaker and renowned artist, Ada Basque.

10:00 - 12:00

Shibori Workshop

Learn this ancient Japanese dyeing technique from artist Kris Inagaki. Register now.

12:00 - 2:00


Hunter pals bring us their signature sandwiches. Refreshments courtesy of Union Wine Co.

2:00 - 3:00

Essential Oils Workshop

Scent designers from Portland-based Violet Ferns teach us how to extract and mix essential oils for any aromatherapy need. Register now.

2:00 - 3:00

Denim Showcase

A mini fashion show of all our denim designers.

3:00 - 5:00

Herbal Medicine Demo

Chinese herbologist Ai Xiao Qun unearths the mystery of ginseng, a root that can treat your immune system, fatigue, and other ailments. Register now.

5:00 - 6:30

Mezcal Happy Hour

6:30 - 8:00

Landscape Photograpy

Jane Ellen Mark explains the basics before taking us out in the field. All are welcome!


Late Afternoon

10:00 - 12:00

Lip Balm Workshop

Learn how to make vegan scented lip balms from the folks at Salve Nation. Register now.

12:00 - 2:00

Joshua Tree Tour

Explore the natural beauty of the Mojave Desert on this three mile hike. The trail winds through Joshua Tree’s most iconic landmarks including Giant Marbles.

2:00 - 3:00


Our friends at Señoritas serve up beef, pork, fish, chicken, and vegetarian tacos with fresh guacamole.

3:00 - 4:00

Sustainable Energy Talk

Energy engineer Mariel Briggs dishes solid sustainable advice.

4:00 - 5:00

Pickling Workshop

Learn how to quick pickle from brine brewers Gordon Byun and Petra Frenkel. Fresh fruit, veggies, and herbs provided. Register now.


5:00 - 7:00


7:00 - 8:00


Barbecue pitmaster Bob Mosley smokes two whole pigs.

8:00 - 9:00


Dance-Folk band Aurora Falls gives us a sneak peek of their newest album Long River.

9:00 - 11:00


We’ll take a night hike through Joshua Tree to get away from the light pollution of the town and our campground. Flashlights and blankets recommended.

Early Evening

11:00 - 1:00


The friendly folks at Hunter serve up buttermilk flapjacks, honeycakes, baked eggs and bacon, house-cured sausage, and more campsite vittles.

1:00 - 2:00

Leather Showcase

See the beautiful apparel and accessories from all of our leather vendors under one tent.

2:00 - 3:00

Leather Care Demo

From cleaning to conditioning, Hyde founder Romy Bélanger shows us the simplest and most natural ways to care for our leather goods.

4:00 - 5:00

DIY Business Tips

Union Wine Co. shares what they’ve learned since becoming a larger business.

5:00 - 7:00

Closing Ceremony

We’ll say our goodbyes with positive vibes by sharing our intentions for the future, not just as small businesses, but as compassionate people.