See Inside Chip and Joanna Gaines’ New Coffee Shop—Coming To Waco This Fall!
Chip and Joanna Gaines took on a country-home renovation for their friend and colleague, Jimmy Don Holmes, the metalwork artist and owner of JDHIronDesigns.com whose work has played a part in a number of Fixer Upper renovations, as a first time home for their son Jake.
Shortly after renovations started, Jake stumbled upon a home in Valley Mills that he couldn’t pass up. With his future in mind, Jake saw an opportunity and conquered it buying himself a sweet little home a few miles away from Jimmy Don and Lori’s place. Unfortunately, that meant the cabin would be left without an occupant. Knowing that this striking cabin could not be left to waste, Jimmy Don approached Chip and Jo and told them about Jake’s new home. With their blessing, Jimmy Don has decided to open his cabin for short term rentals. He is hoping it will provide some serene views and fun nights away from the business of life and open the doors to help others experience the greatness of this Fixer Upper he was hoping his son would enjoy.
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Jimmy Don News!
He has been selling his signs and home decor from a 36-foot-long trailer located in a parking lot near the Gaines’ Magnolia Market. Though he also has another location in Valley Mills, the famous artisan is officially setting up shop in Waco in one of the lot’s surrounding buildings across from Magnolia. Be sure to stop by and tell him Hi!
Announcing Jimmy Don’s Hat Top Tea! The first 5 renters booking a stay with Waco Vacation Rentals for the cabin will receive exclusively samples of Jimmy’s Sweet Tea coming out in March!
Jimmy Don Holmes now has a permanent home in Waco, Texas for his business, JDH Iron Designs.
The metal craftsman made famous by Chip and Joanna Gaines’ show, Fixer Upper, has been selling his signs and home decor from a 36-foot-long trailer located in a parking lot near the Gaines’ Magnolia Market. Though he also has another location in Valley Mills, the famous artisan is officially setting up shop in Waco in one of the lot’s surrounding buildings.
Local businesswoman Jill Barrett recently bought the real estate around Jimmy Don’s trailer, which consists of a few buildings and is conveniently located across the street from Magnolia. According to the Waco Tribune-Herald, Barrett plans to transform her holdings into a “shopping, dining, drinking, and relaxing outpost,” starring Jimmy Don’s creations.
Jimmy Don is getting the quite the treatment in his new digs, too. “He will be one of our tenants,” Barrett told the outlet. “He will have his own space attached to Brake & Clutch, with his own storefront, and we will work on preparing his place first.”
Considering he reportedly gets about 400 visitors a day who are interested in browsing his pieces—Joanna particularly loves his signs—we can see why Barrett is “thrilled” to have him on board. Even better, Waco visitors won’t have to wait too long for the shop to open.
“My goal is to have Jimmy Don’s permanent location completed by summer,” she said.
Besides Jimmy Don, Barrett has a slew of other ideas for the project. Her ultimate goal is to add even more reasons to visit Waco outside of Chip and Joanna’s attractions, like the Silos and their Magnolia Table restaurant.
“The economic engine is Magnolia, but I think that neighborhood can become even cooler,” she said. “Two people shouldn’t be responsible for the whole city. There are a lot of creative souls and entrepreneurs here.”
4th annual Silobration closes Waco roads through Saturday
WACO, Texas — Roads surrounding the Magnolia Silos will be closed for the fourth annual Silobration event from Thursday to Saturday.
Eighth Street and Webster Avenue are blocked off, as well as the area between Clay and Jackson avenues on Fifth Street.
Free parking is available in lots two and three at McLane Stadium until Saturday. Free trolley rides between the stadium and silos will be available until the event is over.
Credit: © 2018 KCEN
Whether you’re headed to Waco, Texas, to join in on the celebration at the Silos or hanging back and waiting to watch the fun unfold on the Internet (same, unfortunately), here’s everything you need to know about the next three days of pure joy.
1) Magnolia Silobration 2018 will take place from Thursday, October 18 to Saturday, October 20.
Each day, Silos Baking Co. will open at 7:30 a.m., followed by Magnolia Market and Vendor Fair being open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. On Friday and Saturday only, once the Vendor Fair is over, only guests with concert tickets will be permitted on the grounds. Concert programming will begin at 7 p.m. and is expected to end by 10 p.m.
2) They are expecting more than 40,000 visitors to come to Magnolia Market at the Silos during the three-day celebration.
3) There will be more than 80 vendors.
The Vendor Fair and all daytime activities are free (no tickets needed) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. Vendors will be coming from all over the United States to surround the Silos with goodies, including clothing, accessories, home goods, food, and more.
4) Drew Holcomb and Johnnyswim will liven up the stage for nightly concerts.
On Friday and Saturday, an after-hours concert program will begin at 7 p.m. This is a ticketed event—and sadly, tickets are (not surprisingly) sold out.
5) Chip and Jo Gaines will make a special appearance during the after-hours concert event.
Of course, the duo will also grace the stage. While the concertgoers will love the music (obvi), perhaps the most highly anticipated portion of the party is a few minutes with the Fixer Upper team themselves.
6) Chip is expected to announce the winner of his Chipstarter 2.0 competition.
During said appearance, Chip will reportedly share who the Chipstarter 2.0 winner is. For those of you who don’t know, this is his video competition, which ran from September 4-10th in the hopes of finding a very lucky winner whom Chip could help put their dreams in motion. Hopefully said winner will be in attendance.
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Here’s everything we know about Chip and Joanna’s latest business, opening soon.
By Taysha Murtaugh
Feb 13, 2018
It’s already been an exciting year for Chip and Joanna Gaines. Their fifth and final season of Fixer Upper is currently airing on HGTV, they just announced they’re expecting baby number five, and now, the couple is about to open their latest business venture: a restaurant! The hosts have been busy renovating the former Elite Cafe, a popular Waco eatery, into Magnolia Table.
Your favorite design duo’s empire already includes Magnolia Reality, Magnolia Market at the Silos, Silos Baking Co., two inns (the Magnolia House and Hillcrest Estate), and Joanna’s Magnolia Home collection. A restaurant is something new to the team, but they’re not taking it lightly.
“People always say the restaurant business is a beast—and we believe that, we aren’t naive to the fact that this is all new to us—but we are genuinely thrilled that we get the opportunity to restore a Waco treasure into something new,” Joanna wrote in a June update on the Magnolia Market blog. Here’s everything we know about Chip and Joanna’s restaurant so far (plus a first look at the inside):
Magnolia Table will open soon.
Originally, Magnolia Table was supposed to open by the end of 2017. But Joanna revealed that there were “a few setbacks along the way (as there are with every construction project).” Thankfully, they’re now “on the home stretch!”
Though no exact opening date has been announced yet, Joanna teased in a January Instagram caption that Magnolia Table “is getting so close” and “will be open soon.” We know one detail to look out for if you ever get a chance to go: Chip and Jo’s handprints in the cement outside!
Chip recently reiterated that “Construction is wrapping up at the restaurant and we’ll be opening the doors to Magnolia Table soon.”