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    Worn Wear Spring 2015 Tour – Free clothing repairs and more in 15 cities across the country [Updated]

    One of the most responsible things we can do as a company is to make high-quality stuff that lasts for years and can be repaired, so you don’t have to buy more of it. The Worn Wear® program celebrates the stories we wear and keeps your gear in action longer to take some of the pressure off the planet.

    This spring—beginning April 4th in San Francisco—our biodiesel repair truck will travel coast-to-coast doing free clothing repairs, teaching you how to fix your own gear and selling used Patagonia clothing. Bring us your tired, well-loved clothing for repair. If you don’t have any, we’ll supply it. Fix it and you can keep it. Join us for local food and drinks and celebrate the stories we wear.

    Hit the jump for the full tour schedule.

    Above: Better Than New is a short film that introduces Patagonia’s new biodiesel repair wagon and pays tribute to the customers and repair techs who have kept our gear in use for over 40 years. Patagonia’s Reno Repair Department is the largest garment repair facility in the U.S.—completing about 30,000 repairs per year. Video: Dan Malloy

     

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    Worn Wear wagon and staff at EcoFarm Conference 2015 earlier this year. Photo: Erin Feinblatt 

     

     

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    Designed and built by artist Jay Nelson, the Patagonia Worn Wear wagon runs on biodiesel while driving and solar power when the sewing machines are spinning. Photo: Erin Feinblatt

     

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    Dan Malloy holds up a pair of board shorts in need of repair. Photo: Erin Feinblatt

     

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    Ready for pick up. Photo: Erin Feinblatt

     

     

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    Worn Wear Spring 2015 Tour

    (updated 4/6/15)
     
    Saturday 4/4
    San Francisco, CA
    Mollusk Surf Shop
    4500 Irving St 94122
    4 PM - 7 PM
    Special Screening: The Fisherman’s Son 
    8 PM
     
     
    Tuesday 4/7
    San Francisco, CA
    Four Barrel Coffee
    375 Valencia St 94103
    8 - 2 PM
    Yerdle After Party
    501 York St 94110
    5:30 - 9 PM
     
     
    Friday 4/10
    Bend, OR
    Smith Rock Trailhead
    Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne 97760
    9 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Saturday 4/11
    Bend, OR
    Smith Rock Trailhead
    Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne 97760
    9 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Sunday 4/12
    Portland, OR
    Patagonia Portland
    907 NW Irving St 97209
    11 AM - 8 PM
     
     
    Wednesday 4/15
    Seattle, WA
    Feathered Friends
    119 Yale Avenue North 98109 
    12 - 6 PM
     
     
    Sunday 4/19
    Moab, UT
    Wabi Sabi
    411 Locust Lane 84532
    11 AM - 6 PM
     
     
    Wednesday 4/22
    Boulder, CO
    University of Colorado Boulder
    University Memorial Center
    1669 Euclid Ave 80309
    10 AM - 3 PM
     
     
    Wednesday 4/22
    Boulder, CO
    Movement Boulder
    2845 Valmont Rd 80301
    5 PM - 8 PM
     
     
    Thursday 4/23
    Fort Collins, CO
    New Belgium Brewery
    500 Linden St 80524
    12 - 8 PM
    Special Screenings: Fisherman’s Son + Worn Wear Film
    3:30, 4:30, 5:30 PM
     
     
    Sunday 4/26
    Chicago, IL
    Patagonia Lincoln Park
    1800 North Clybourn 60614
    11 AM - 6 PM
     
     
    Wednesday 4/29
    Nashville, TN
    Imogene + Willie
    2601 12th Ave South 37204
    10 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Wednesday 4/29
    Nashville, TN
    Climb Nashville - Pint Night
    3600 Charlotte Ave 37209
    7 PM - 10 PM
     
     
    Friday 5/1
    Asheville, NC
    RiverLink Music Festival
    144 Riverside Dr 28801 
    5 PM - 10 PM
     
     
    Sunday 5/3
    Raleigh, NC
    UNC-Chapel-Hill
    Wilson Library (Lot)
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    11 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Tuesday 5/5
    Raleigh, NC
    Great Outdoor Provision Co.
    2017 Cameron St 27605
    11 - 7 PM
     
     
    Thursday 5/7
    Fayetteville, WV
    Water Stone Outdoors
    101 Wiseman Ave 25840
    10 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Saturday 5/9
    Brooklyn, NY
    Pilgrim Surf
    68 North 3rd St 11249
    11AM - 9 PM
    Special Screening: The Fisherman’s Son
    8 PM
     
     
    Sunday 5/10
    NYC, NY
    Patagonia SoHo Store
    72 Greene St 10012
    11 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Tuesday 5/12
    Boston, MA
    Patagonia Boston
    346 Newbury St 02115
    11 AM - 5 PM
     
     
    Hope to see you out there! Do you have a good story about a beloved piece of Patagonia clothing? Please share it on our Worn Wear blog.
     
     

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