We like to provide unique experiences here at The Factory—our lineup of workshops and events can attest to the range of programming we’ve planned for our community. Here’s a look ahead at everything to come this fall and winter. Visit our Events page to purchase tickets and to see a comprehensive list of workshops, dinners, and other events.
The Factory will be hosting author Jamie DeMent for a book signing party, featuring samples from her new book. Jamie’s brand new cookbook The Farmhouse Chef: Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm showcases recipes and stories about life on her farm in North Carolina. Pre-purchase your cookbook here to gain early access and first dibs on food, drinks, and books.
Let us help with your Thanksgiving meal so you can spend more time with family and friends. Chef Ray and the café team will be preparing sides and desserts made fresh from scratch. Remember to place your orders by 5:00pm on Friday, November 17th for pickup on Wednesday, November 22nd.
Chef Ray Nichols will teach traditional Italian techniques in this hands-on pasta workshop in partnership with the University of North Alabama’s Continuing Education program. Practice rolling, cutting, forming, and cooking the perfect batch of pasta. Discuss various topics like fresh or dried pasta and rolled or extruded pasta before sitting down to eat. Register here.
This holiday season the café team is preparing a special take-home menu of sides and desserts to accompany your holiday gathering. Place your orders by 5:00pm December 18th for pickup on Saturday, December 23rd.
We’re already planning events for the beginning of 2018, like a Mardi Gras-themed King Cake Workshop and Red Beans Roadshow dinner with (incredible) photographer Pableaux Johnson—featuring an art installation and a few special guests. Stay up to date on all happenings at The Factory by visiting The Factory’s Events page.
P.S.: Our First and Third Tuesday sewing group meets every month, and The School of Making is also hosting workshops at The Factory for the remainder of the year. Find workshops on our Events page for The School of Making.