Event Calendar

Live Music Nights | Puppet Shows | Chemex & Coffee Classes | Game Nights | Trivia Nights | Children’s Book Readings | Poetry & Spoken Word | Tea Tastings | Work Shops, Ted Talks & More

Events – call in or come in the café to register. 757-775-2975

  • Candlelight Dinner with Live Music – Latin American Saxophone | 4 December – Sat. 4 pm to 6 pm.

Reserve your table & Order your dinner ahead. Soup Sampler & Salad; or Pot Roast, Creamy Mashed Potatoes & steamed vegetables and beverage of your choice. Conversation cards on tables, fresh flowers and candle – level up your next date night! Just $30 per person.

  • Succulent Ornament Workshop | 10 December – Fri. 4 pm to 5 pm

Make a stunning glass ornament terrarium in this one-of-a-kind workshop. $25 per person. All supplies included plus a beverage of your choice.

  • Local Artist Fair | 11 December – Sat. 8 am to 12 pm

Get your holiday shopping done and support local entrepreneurs with some specialty and unique gifts.

  • Susy Qutesy Designs (wood monogrammed ornaments & screen-printing shirts).
  • A Candle Co. (candles & hand-made soaps).
  • Young Living Essential Oils, diffusers & more
  • 828 Bakes (hand-crafted sugar cookies with holiday designs).
  • Zoe’s Holiday Crafting (gift jars of home-made cookie ingredients – great for sharing with friends or as a gift, and Coffee
    Mug Succulents).
  • Snow Sister Princesses Come to Persnickety & Kids Face Painting | 12 December – Sun. Princesses from 2 pm to 3 pm and Face-painting from 3-4 pm

Kids drop in and enjoy this FREE. Event as we celebrate our 2-year anniversary this week. No reservations needed.

  • Cookie Decorating Workshop with 828 Bakes | 14 December – Tues. 4 pm to 5 pm

Learn how to professionally decorate sugar cookies in this unique hands-on workshop. Delish, fun & productive. Reserve your spot by calling in and paying $10 for 2 cookies and lessons

  • Persnickety Crane’s 2-year anniversary! | 15 December – Wed. all day

Coffee Flights offered; Free cookies handed out, while supplies last

  • Watercolor Holiday Card painting Workshop with a Professional artist | 11 December – Sat. 3 – 5 pm

Learn how to paint a watercolor wreath, holly berries, a Christmas tree & come away with 5 original, stunning, hand-painted cards. Personal art lessons and guide, samples and tips – all supplies included, $30 per person; $55 per couple. Call to reserve.

  • Latte Art Competition – 757 baristas throw down! | 17 December – Fri. 6 pm to 8 pm

  • DM or call Persnickety Crane to sign up. Space limited.
  • Three minutes of practice on the bar per competitor (free pours, milk steaming, etc.)
  • Minimum 3 judges, score cards 1 – 5
  • 3 levels of competitors –
    • Light Weight (less than 6 months as a barista) – 2 pours and their best score is what they earn.
    • Medium Weight (6 months to 1 year as a barista) – Pour 2 different arts. Scores for each will be combined for their overall score.
    • Heavy Weight (over 1 year as a barista) – Each Heavy Weight competitor enters 3 unique latte art pours as their competition pours (example – heart, tulip, swan). Scores for each will be combined for their overall score.
  • First place winner for each category – Gift basket prizes for the 3 first place winners, one from each category – Light Weight, Medium Weight, Heavy Weight

Coffee Classes & Coffee Tasting

Puppet Shows