Shoppers check out ceramics at the UK School of Art and Visual Studies Open House in 2012.
■ Stalls Antiques & Interiors, 930 Winchester Road, will have a Christmas open house from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday7, 8. Nancy Mills will be at the store this with vintage jewelry, and refreshments will be served.
■ The University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies will host Open Studio 2013 from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, at Reynolds Building No. 1, 349 Scott Street. Student and faculty Art on display and for sale will include metalwork, fiber, paintings, photographs, drawings, ceramics plaster casts, printmaking and woodwork. A donation of $5 to the school is suggested for admission. Free parking is nearby on Broadway and Scott Street.
■ Dry Art Blow Dry Bar and Salon, 309 North Ashland Avenue, Suite 160, will host a grand opening celebration all day Saturday with swag bags, giveaways and refreshments. Go to Dryartlex.com for more.
■ Shop for unique gifts from local artists at the Lexington Art League’s Black Friday Art Sale, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Drive. Everything is $50 or less, and admission is free. Call (859) 254-7024 or go to Lexingtonartleague.org for more inf.
■ Businesses of the Woodland Triangle are joining forces for the Good Giving Guide Challenge from Friday through Sunday with donations going to support local nonprofits.
■ The Street Scene holiday open house is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday Dec. 7 at 2575 Regency Road with refreshments and drawings for discounts at the register.
■ At Marketplace On Main in Versailles dogs “decked out” for Christmas will have their picture taken and posted in the shop & on Facebook. The dog with the most votes and likes wins a gift basket. Contest will end midnight Dec. 18. Also, on Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Karen Boden, co-owner of Hounds & Horses will be there with natural dog and horse treats.
■ A holiday sale featuring jewelry, soaps, engravings and more will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 109 Penmoken Park. Work by Patsy Anderson, Susan Coats, Sandy Gulick, Deborah Kessler and Carolyn Whitesel will be offered.
■ Failte Irish Imports, 113 South Upper Street, will celebrate its 12th anniversary Thursday. Purchases will be discounted 12 percent all day. From 6 to 9 p.m., the store will buy customers a pint of Guinness beer.
■ Ardery’s Antiques, Pieces feature Czech fire-polished crystals, jasper, turquoise and more. Adery’s is located at 627 Main Street, Paris, will host a trunk show featuring jewelry designer Janet Coburn of Meadowsage Design from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
■ The Windy Corner Market holiday bazaar is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at 4595 Bryan Station Road. Shop for foods, candies, baked goods, Pomegranate linens, gift baskets, crafts and more. (859) 294-9338 . Windycornermarket.com.
■ Feather Your Nest, 1317 West Main Street, will celebrate Wintry Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18 with holiday treats and discounts.
■ More than 30 vendors will offer merchandise from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Dec 7 at Clays Mill Road Christian Academy, 3000 Clays Mill Road. The school fundraiser for the school will include wreaths, crocheted and knitted items, ornaments, home décor, local honey, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay and more.
■ The Finderskeepers Market “Into the Woods” open house is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday06 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday07 at 109 Walton Avenue. There will be special prices, new holiday and vintage stock, and refreshments.
December 5th, 2013
Julep cups and tray at Scout Antique and Modern.
■ The Oxford Village Arts & Crafts Market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Oxford Christian Church, 2785 Oxford Village Lane in Georgetown. About 20 vendors will offer handmade items including stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, photography, seasonal decor, honey, artwork and embroidery. Free gift wrapping will be available, food will be sold by the church, and child care will be provided.
■ The Scott County Arts & Cultural Center Gallery in Georgetown will offer a Gallery and Gifts Holiday Market starting Friday through Dec. 21. The center, at 117 North Water Street, is open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. Call (502) 570-8366 or go to Artsandculturalcenter.org.
■ Scout Antique & Modern at 935 Liberty Road will host its annual holiday open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Appetizers, drinks and bourbon cheesecake bites topped with ganache by Kiva Johns will be served. Door prizes will include a $100 cash prize. Layaway is available for holiday shopping.
■ The annual Woodland Triangle Open House is Friday through Sunday with businesses offering store specials and refreshments. Participating businesses between East Maxwell Street, High Street, Kentucky Avenue and Woodland Avenue are: Black Market Boutique, Bluetique, Calypso Boutique, Commotions, Decorator Warehouse, La Petite Creperie, Lucia’s World Friendly Boutique, Magpie Yarn, Pink Spider and Unique Books.
Also, during the Woodland Wonderland from Friday through Nov. 30, shoppers who visit the 10 participating businesses and have their Woodland Wonderland cards stamped may enter for a chance to win 10 door prizes and two $100 Woodland Wonderland Bucks cards to be used any of the participating businesses.
■ During the Buy 1 & We’ll Give 1 program going on through Saturday at Macy’s and Macys.com, for every coat bought in the men’s, women’s, juniors’ and children’s outerwear departments, the retailer will donate one coat, as many as 30,000 total, to the anti-poverty organization Clothes4Souls. A large selection of coats will be 25 percent off.
November 1st, 2013
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