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Buy Nothing…Make Everything Day at SCRAP

Arcata, CA – Celebrate SCRAP Humboldt’s second annual Black Friday tradition. In honor of Buy Nothing Day on Friday, November 23th, SCRAP Humboldt will be hosting Make Everything Day: an opportunity to connect with family and friends over make-and-take crafts. Stop into SCRAP on the day after Thanksgiving to enjoy a different family-friend craft activity happening each hour, for just $5 a project. Jump-start your holiday season the right way: by making some gifts!

Buy Nothing Day Schedule:

  • 12:00 – Succulent cork magnets

    • Turn a lowly cork into a beautiful succulent holder that you can stick on your fridge. These make the perfect sweet little gift for everyone in your life.

  • 1:00 – Holiday Garland

    • Get your home ready for the holidays by creating some SCRAPpy holiday garlands!

  • 2:00 – Amaze-balls

    • Layers on layers of toys and fun gifts, all wrapped up for a holiday surprise! Perfect for White Elephant, Secret Santa, and stocking stuffers…

  • 3:00 – Repurposed Object Charm Bracelet

    • Choose from our selection of fun and beautiful repurposed goodies. Maybe bring your own meaningful item to revitalize. We have the tools and supplies to help.

  • 4:00 – Shrinky Dinks

    • Learn how to adorn and shrink plastic to create awesome gift tags, jewelry charms, and other fun gifts.

  • 5:00 – Ink Stamped Tags & Reuseable Gift Wrap

    • Learn to carve a cork into a stamp, then use your stamp to make cards, gift tags, & wrapping paper. Also, create origami folding boxes, fabric bags, and learn some japanese fabric folding techniques to create reuseable gift wrap.


All ages and skill levels are welcome. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

SCRAP Humboldt is Humboldt County’s only creative reuse center. SCRAP Humboldt is a 501c3 nonprofit, located in the Marsh District, on the corner of South G and H Streets in Arcata. SCRAP Humboldt plays a vital role in our community by diverting useable materials from the waste stream, educating people about creative reuse and providing inexpensive art, craft, and office supplies. More information can be found on our website at

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