Bring your family and friends and join Modern Forestry from 6:00-8:30p for this unique handmade market at the beautiful 80-acre Arran Farms. 

Address: 820 Lenhardt Rd, Easley, SC 29640. 

March 27 - April 17 - May 8 - June 5 - August 14

September 18 - October 2 - November 13 - December 11 

 Upstate Makers • Food Trucks • Live Music • Candle Making


Apply to Be a Forestry Vendor 

Make Your Own Candle Ticket



 Is this a family-friendly event? Absolutely. 

What is admission? Nothing! This event is free to the community.

Are there food trucks? Every event, we try to have two food trucks and a couple of warm and cold beverage stations. Feel free to bring a blanket to picnic, chairs to sit out in the lawn, or enjoy the seating around the beautiful open air Chapel and enjoy the culinary delights from some very talented mobile Chefs in the upstate. 

Are pets welcome? Leashed pets are welcome. 

Where can I apply to be a vendor? The application is here

Which makers are at this month's market? Forestry Friday hosts 30 Vendors to include local makers, farmers, and chefs. For the current vendor list, check out and follow our Forestry Friday Facebook page. You can also visit the Forestry Studio Instagram account. 


How much does it cost to make my own Modern Forestry candle? Candle making is $7 to make a 4oz candle. These tickets can be purchased online by 12 noon the day of the event. You can purchase your ticket here. Make your own purchases at the event are $10.

How far in advance do I need to purchase my tickets? You can purchase your tickets up to 30 days in advance to receive your ticket price at $7. All pre-ordered tickets must be purchased by noon on the day of the event. 

Do I have to purchase my candle making ticket online in advance? Not at all! Your advanced purchase just helps us know how many people to prepare for. You can purchase tickets at the event for $10.

How long does it take to make your own candle? The design process can take as little as 10 minutes. Listen to live music and visit with local makers while you wait for your candle to dry (20-30 minutes). 

Is my ticket refundable? Tickets are not refundable but they are transferable. Tickets are automatically applied to the next available Forestry Friday date. If you need to transfer your ticket to another date, please call the Forestry Studio at 864-735-7812. 

How do I redeem my ticket? When you arrive at the Forestry Friday make your own candle station, you just need the name the tickets were ordered under. Super easy. 

What is the minimum age for Make Your Own Candle? Kids as young as three (with adult supervision) can make their own candles. This is a great activity for the entire family.