There is a great selection of open houses at local businesses this weekend; the photo above shows Designer Guild bedding at the Great Dames which is hosting an open house through Saturday.
Here’s a list of events to get you started.
■ The shops of the Woodland Triangle will host a holiday open house 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with specials, door prizes and refreshments.
■ The Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church Artisan Fair, featuring jewelry, baskets, knitted items and more, will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the church, 180 East Maxwell Street. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the church’s Early Care Center.
■ Great Dames, 925 Liberty Road, will host a holiday open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The event will feature a trunk show of Designer Guild bedding and a New York-based designer of fine murals and faux designs. There will be door prizes, hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
■ Artists Patsy Anderson, Carolyn Whitesel, Deborah Kessler, Joel Vanderkolk, Susan Coats and Sandy Gulick will host a sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 109 Penmoken Park. Handmade items include jewelry, letterpress broadsides, wreaths and knitwear.
■ The Collective, a new co-op art gallery with the work of 18 local artists, will host an open house 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at 321 South Ashland Avenue. The event will include food and live music.
■ Everything will be $50 or less at the Lexington Art League’s Black Friday Art Sale, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the LAL @ Loudoun House Gallery, 209 Castlewood Drive. The work of about 20 artists will be available.
■ Artist Peter Williams will sign his new book Peter Williams Retrospective 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Linens Limited, 114 Clay Avenue.
■ Voce at 124 Clay Avenue will host a holiday open house 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday with discounts, drinks and a $500 Voce gift-card giveaway.
November 29th, 2012
There are skads of special shopping events going on this week making this the perfect time to get out and visit local stores that are all decked out for the holidays. Here’s a list of events to get you started.
■ The Chevy Chase Merchants’ open house is 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday with carriage rides, carolers and store specials, including a hot-chocolate bar and cookies at Adelé, 445 South Ashland Avenue. At New Editions Gallery, 807 Euclid Avenue, a trunk show will feature jewelry by Kim Erixon and Jennifer Stephenson McLamb and fashions by Silpada.
■ The Windy Corner Market Holiday Bazaar with food, gift baskets, soaps, crafts and more, is 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 4595 Bryan Station Road.
■ Lexington Art League Black Friday Art Sale is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at LAL@Loudoun House Gallery, 209 Castlewood Drive. Items from Cricket Press, dRock Press, Joel Feldman and others will be $50 and less.
■ The Woodland Triangle shops, on East Maxwell Street, High Street, Kentucky Avenue and Woodland Avenue, will offer specials and refreshments 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
■ Pomegranate Inc.’s warehouse sale is Wednesday through Dec. 10 at 951 Floyd Drive, Suite 120. Everything is at least 50 percent off: tablecloths, placemats, napkins, quilted bags and more.
■ Artists Patsy Anderson, Carolyn Whitesel, Deborah Kessler, Joel Vanderkolk, Susan Coats and Celeste Lewis will host a sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 109 Penmoken Park. Handmade items include jewelry, wreaths, soaps, pottery and knitwear.
■ Friday through Sunday Chelly Boykin will show and sell antique and estate jewelry at Thoroughbred Antique Gallery, 637 East Main Street.
■ The Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop Christmas open house, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 4089 Iron Works Parkway, will feature treats and discounts on decor, books, jewelry and more.
■ Take a Local Gift Tour of Finderskeepers Market (109 Walton Avenue), Scout (935 Liberty Road) and House (1535 Delaware Avenue) offer specials on Saturday. Visit all three for a chance to win a $25 gift card.
■ Coffee Times and Street Scene (2571 and 2575 Regency Road) will host Holiday Open Houses on Saturday. Sample homemade marshmallows and Mistletoe Jo coffee, and get the chance for up to 50 percent off purchases.
■ The Little English children’s clothing sale (sizes newborn to 10) is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at 466 Southland Drive.
■ Save 15 percent on Christmas decor and accessories Saturday and Sunday at Marketplace on Main, 161 North Main Street in Versailles, with discounts throughout the mall. Donate one canned food and get 20 percent off one item in the gift shop.
December 1st, 2011