Have some holiday angst you need to work out?  Don’t feel like joining throngs of rabid shoppers at big box stores on Black Friday?  Need to entertain visiting family and friends the day after Thanksgiving?  Just wanna hang out and throw some breakables against a wall while eating tacos? SMASHFEST … Continue reading


The Scrap Exchange annually turns Black Friday into Black Metal Friday with Smashfest, our counterpoint to holiday consumerism overload. We’re lighting the fire pits outside and letting you blow off some steam by purchasing unwanted pottery and crockery, and then smashing it! Festivities also include live music, a special interactive … Continue reading

Message from Ann: November 2014

Dear Friends, Tis the season to ramp up the Holiday Spirit and The Scrap Exchange is the place to do it! We have events, classes, art markets, gallery openings, community happenings, and much more—we are the place to be for a smashing good time! Here’s what’s in store … Third … Continue reading

Countdown to Smashfest… Smash Test #1

Coming Black Friday to the Scrap Exchange…



Smash test. #smashfest #blackfriday #scrapexchange #fire #beer #metal #retailtherapy

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A Message from Ann: November 2013

Dear Friends, It’s great to be back at The Scrap Exchange after my sabbatical. What did I do with my two months off? I’m proud to say that my main focus was making art. And also slowing down and valuing and appreciating every day. The main lesson I came away … Continue reading