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    Ocean Beach Candle Refills >>> Drop off at Current Collective

    Ocean Beach Candle Refills >>> Drop off at Current Collective
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    We are excited to announce that you can now drop off/pick up your refills from Current Collective in Ocean Beach at 5032 Niagara Ave (across the street from the old shop). They will have a collection of our beloved APOTHEC CANDLE line as well as a place to continue shopping and refilling your Often Wander candles.

    Often Wander at Noon >>> Last Day June 16th

    Often Wander at Noon >>> Last Day June 16th
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    My first store...Often Wander at Noon is closing its doors on Sunday, June 16th for good. Its been 5 blissful years of creation/connection/and growth in the little beach town of Ocean Beach, San Diego. 

    New City Love Collection >>> San Diego

    New City Love Collection >>> San Diego
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    The San Diego candle is made with a peaceful and serene combination of Coconut and Bamboo. Refreshing and cool as the breeze with the familiar scent of coconut that will bring you to a warm sandy beach.

    New City Love Collection >>> San Fransisco

    New City Love Collection >>> San Fransisco
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    The San Francisco candle is made with an earthy woodsy blend of Bergamot and Patchouli.

    Candle Design Party SF >>> 5/30

    Candle Design Party SF >>> 5/30
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    We will have brand new fragrances for you to try! Show up anytime between 4-8 to participate and drop off ONE vessel of your choice; to be picked up the following week. 

    Star Charts 101 Assets SF >>> 6/6

    Star Charts 101 Assets SF >>> 6/6
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    Do you want to know what your true Soul destiny is? Do you want to know your healing super power? Do you want to know what speaks to your heart? And how you communicate your truth? 

    OB Sunset Soiree >>> 5/15

    OB Sunset Soiree >>> 5/15
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    Let's celebrate the end of this chapter together from 4-8pm on Wednesday, May 15th with sales, snacks & delightful pina coladas!

    Beaded Bracelet Sale >>> Month of May

    Beaded Bracelet Sale >>>  Month of May
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    Buy 3 Stone Beaded Bracelets and Get 1 FREE for the whole month of May! Often Wander semi-precious beaded bracelets are thoughtfully designed, with hand-selected stones.

    Don't forget Mom this Sunday >>> 5/12

    Don't forget Mom this Sunday >>> 5/12
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    Get her a "i get it from my Mama" candle, some flowers and a card telling her how great she is and how much you appreciate her! 

    Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley Spring >>> 5/5

    Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley Spring >>> 5/5
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    Join us for Often Wander's 1st pop-up Urban Air Market in Hayes Valley 150+ curated vendors, live music, DIY workshops, and interactive art projects. Urban Air Market is FREE to attend. 

    SF Candle Design Party >>> 4/25

    SF Candle Design Party >>> 4/25
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    Join us Thursday 4/25 and bring us a vessel to pour a candle in for you! Whether it's a funky piece from the flee, your Grandma's favorite wine glass, or even a vessel from another candle company.

    SF Candle Design Party >>> 4/4

    SF Candle Design Party >>> 4/4
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    We can’t believe it’s already been 6 beautiful months of having our doors open to our favorite neighborhood in San Francisco, THE MISSION!

     

    Renegade San Francisco >>> 4/13 + 4/14

    Renegade San Francisco >>> 4/13 + 4/14
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    Shop the very best in handmade from 250+ local and national Makers and Designers while enjoying views of the Golden Gate, cocktails, vinyl DJ sets, interactive features, and local food trucks.

    SF Artist Salon w/ Sofia Shu >>> 3/15-4/15

    SF Artist Salon w/ Sofia Shu >>> 3/15-4/15
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    Our first Artist Salon with local San Francisco Mission District artist Sofia ShuBring friends and see all of her beautiful shapes, patterns, and colors.

    Buy A Pair, Give A Pair Shop Event

    Buy A Pair, Give A Pair Shop Event
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    The Princess Project promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses and accessories to high school teens who cannot otherwise afford them. 

    Manifestation with Candles >>> SF + OB

    Manifestation with Candles >>> SF + OB
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    We invite you to join us as we write out some of our wishes, desires, manifestations, for love, business, relationships, travel, etc.

    Join Us at Maker's Arcade >>> This Saturday

    Join Us at Maker's Arcade >>> This Saturday
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    From 11am-6pm, discover one-of-a-kind makers, live music, free make and take craft, photo booth, delicious food and cocktails, and an incredible view of San Diego's waterfront! 

    Beaded Bracelet >>> Benefiting Woolsey and Camp Fires

    Beaded Bracelet >>> Benefiting Woolsey and Camp Fires
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    New Beaded Bracelet with the intentions of helping unite us all through these difficult times and initiate the healing process for all. We are sending healing energy to all those effected in anyway by these devastating fires. 

     

    Thanks-for-Giving Party >>> Thursday Nov 15

    Thanks-for-Giving Party >>> Thursday Nov 15
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    You're invited to our last party of 2018 and our annual Thanks-for-Giving Party! I'm excited to be celebrating this festive shopping event with you all, that's right I'm heading to San Diego to kick off this holiday season with my OG crew! We will be collecting monetary donations as well as donating proceeds from the evening to the San Diego Food Bank.

    Candle Design Event >>> Saturday Oct 27

    Candle Design Event >>> Saturday Oct 27
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    Bring your vessels to Often Wander at Noon and we’ll fill them for $1 an ounce! Any vessel, any scent! 4993 Niagara Ave Suite 105 San Diego, CA 

    Edible San Diego >>> Made in San Diego

    Edible San Diego >>> Made in San Diego
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    We are so honored to be featured this month in Edible San Diego! Thanks so much for the very lovely write up! 

    San Francisco Grand Opening >>> October 5

    San Francisco Grand Opening >>> October 5
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    Come celebrate the opening of our 2nd location in inspiring San Francisco! 

    Friends of Often Wander >>> Celeste Byers

    Friends of Often Wander >>> Celeste Byers
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    Success is feeling good about yourself and proud of what you've done and where you're at. It is accomplishing your goals and the process of working toward your goals and making progress day by day.

    Renegade Craft Show Chicago Sept 8 + 9

    Renegade Craft Show Chicago Sept 8 + 9
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    #renegadecraft It's Often Wander's 1st Renegade CHICAGO and we are SOOOOOO EXICITED! Shop emerging and established Makers’ goods, discover rarities and remixes from local DJs, get creative while workshopping, eat from exceptional...

    POOLTRADESHOW >>> LAS VEGAS AUG 13-15

    POOLTRADESHOW >>> LAS VEGAS AUG 13-15
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    Taking place twice a year at MAGIC Las Vegas, it's where buyers scout fresh new items made specifically for the boutique market. This juried, carefully merchandised show features everything from unique men’s and women’s apparel and accessories, to lifestyle, home goods and stationery.

    Friends of Often Wander >>> Shelby Ling

    Friends of Often Wander >>> Shelby Ling
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    "Creativity to me has always been being able to think across multiple dimensions. I always respected and noticed how my favorite artists and designers could work across mediums or applications and still be successful."

    Wallflower SF >>> POP UP NOW THRU 9/31

    Wallflower SF >>> POP UP NOW THRU 9/31
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    Hey SF! You’ll be able to shop all my goods at Wallflower. Fully stocked with all the jewels and candles to fill your homes with a little piece of bliss.

    Unstuck Woman Event >>> Howl in Long Beach

    Unstuck Woman Event >>> Howl in Long Beach
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    An event aimed to inspire, guide and connect those who are changing the world.

    Friends of Often Wander >>> Rebecca Eichten

    Friends of Often Wander >>> Rebecca Eichten
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    "Don't spend your life wondering if you could "make it as an artist" —  be brave and take the leap. Collaborate with other creatives, be honest about needing help and take advice from people that you trust."

    Look Book Queen's Oasis >>> Balboa Park

    Look Book Queen's Oasis >>> Balboa Park
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    Never have I been so proud to put my jewelry on a more beautiful subject. The rich lush background, Ah'Londrah's gorgeous skin, and the golden reflection in the jewelry make my heart swell.

    Renegade Craft Show San Francisco July 14 + 15

    Renegade Craft Show San Francisco July 14 + 15
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    Shop emerging and established Makers’ goods, discover rarities and remixes from local DJs, get creative while workshopping, eat from exceptional food trucks and end the day with a cocktail. 

    4 Year Anniversary Party of Often Wander at Noon

    4 Year Anniversary Party of Often Wander at Noon
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    4 Year Anniversary Party of Often Wander at Noon Come celebrate 4 years of a beautiful collaboration with Noon Designs! Join us for frozen Bellinis, live music, $1 per oz candle...

    HUGE Sidewalk Sale this Weekend // April 14 + 15

    HUGE Sidewalk Sale this Weekend // April 14 + 15
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    This weekend join me at the shop for major major discounts on “oops candles” discontinued goods, Reed diffusers, furniture, home decor, jewelry, and so much more. 10-6 Saturday and Sunday...

    Los Angeles Renegade | April 21 + 22

    Los Angeles Renegade | April 21 + 22
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    April 21 + 22 11 am — 6 pm Los Angeles State Historic Park1245 N. Spring StreetLos Angeles CA 90012 Renegade is returning to Los Angeles for their 9th year with a celebration...

    San Francisco Renegade | April 7 + 8

    San Francisco Renegade | April 7 + 8
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      April 7 + 8 11 am — 6 pm Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion2 Marina Blvd.San Francisco, CA 94123   Renegade is returning to San Francisco for their 11th year with a celebration of...

    Happy International Women’s Day!

    Happy International Women’s Day!
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    Inspired by the divine power of women, and our unique strengths and sensitivities. These pieces were made to remind us of our inherent gifts, worthiness, and value in the world....

    Love Yo Self / Often Wander's Candle Design Party

    Love Yo Self / Often Wander's Candle Design Party
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    We invite you to treat yo self at Often Wander at NOON on Thursday, February 8th from 4-8 and bring us 1 vessel of your choice to be filled with...

    San Diego's Best Holiday Arts Fair, this Weekend!

    San Diego's Best Holiday Arts Fair, this Weekend!
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    Visit Often Wander this weekend at Makers Arcade! Join us Saturday, December 9th for our fourth annual Holiday Fair at the downtown Broadway Pier! We will be there all day from...

    Often Wander at Noon for our annual "Thanks For Giving"

    Often Wander at Noon for our annual
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    Please join us today at Often Wander at Noon for our annual "Thanks For Giving" party from 4-8pm. What to know: Bring us not one, but TWO vessels of your choice...

    Support Your Local Girl Gang

    Support Your Local Girl Gang
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    Today is the big day! What an honor to celebrate our 3rd Small Business Saturday in our location in Ocean Beach. We are forever grateful for all of you who...

    Candle Design Party // Aug 24th

    Candle Design Party // Aug 24th
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    We invite you to join us at Often Wander at NOON on Thursday, August 24th from 4-8 and bring us one vessel of your choice to be filled with a...

    Often Wander @ Fashion Valley Urban Outfitters

    Often Wander @ Fashion Valley Urban Outfitters
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    So excited to be popping up on this Sunday, August 6th at Fashion Valley Urban Outfitters from 1-5. Flower crowns, and shopping and refreshments!! It's going to be a good...

    Renegade Craft Fair // San Franciso // July 15 + 16

    Renegade Craft Fair // San Franciso // July 15 + 16
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    Come visit us in San Francisco this weekend, July 15 + 16 Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion. Renegade Craft Fair world's largest curated showcase of independent craft and design.

    Often Wander Candle Refills

    Often Wander Candle Refills
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    All Often Wander candles are available for refills, they are 1/2 the price of the candle. $1 cleaning charge when needed.

    3 Year Anniversary Party!

    3 Year Anniversary Party!
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    Thursday, May 18 at 4 PM - 8 PM, Enjoy 20% off all Noon Products and Often Wander will be accepting 1 vessel of your choice for candle refills!

    Renegade // San Francisco // April 1 & 2

    Renegade // San Francisco // April 1 & 2
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    We are very excited for our first appearance at Renegade Maker Craft Fair in San Francisco! Please stop by BOOTH 65 this weekend and say HELLO! XO, Sarah Save

    POOL TRADESHOW

    POOL TRADESHOW
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    We are exciting to be showing our line at POOL this February 21st-23rd at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, lucky booth #13. Email us for an appointment...

    New Love and Light Candle

    New Love and Light Candle
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      "Find my hand in the darkness and if we cannot find the light, we will always make our own."- Tyler Knott Greyson NEW FOR VALENTINES DAY! "Love and Light" LIMITED EDITION...

    Shop Small This Saturday, November 26th

    Shop Small This Saturday, November 26th
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    Small Business Saturday is November 26th, what a great time to support all of our amazing local business!   /// Buy any Often Wander Candle and get 20% Often Wander...

    The Ultimate Holiday Collection

    The Ultimate Holiday Collection
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    Winter WanderlandThis ultimate Christmas candle smells exactly like being home for the holidays, surrounded by all the traditional scents of pine, balsam, and fir. The perfect aroma for setting the...

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