APGD Shop Local Sunday

This weekend is the weekend to be in the Audubon Park Garden District (although we tend to visit every weekend). They kick things of Saturday evening with the 6th Annual Holiday Lights Bike Ride. On Sunday you can enjoy the APGD Holiday Sidewalk Event along with The Eleventh (Every So Often) Grandma Party Bazaar“Locally Grown Words” Book Fair and The Writers Block Live Auction. Plus there are lots of great local shops in Audubon Park Garden District that were featured in the Shop Local guide last week. Here’s some more information on each of the events:

6th Annual Holiday Lights Bike Ride

@Bikes, Beans & Bordeaux Cafe December 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Want to put a “spin” on taking in the festive holiday lights displays? Let’s do it by bicycle (decorations are encouraged)! Meet at B3 at 7:00 PM for a fun holiday lights tour (we depart at 7:30 PM sharp). We’ll ohh and ahh our way around town on a kid friendly ride and then return to B3 for hot drinks, live music and warm conversation. Note: Helmets, front AND rear lights are mandatory. Singing holiday carols as we ride? Well that is optional! More information >>

The Eleventh (Every So Often) Grandma Party Bazaar

@Stardust Video & Coffee December 15 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Grandma Party is you and me and all of us making it happen. Local crafts/art/food/fun/music/everyone you know. More information >>

“Locally Grown Words” Book Fair

@East End Market December 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

To kick off the new, independent bookshop coming to East End, they’re celebrating some of our local authors with a book fair! “Bookmark It” hopes to turn eaters into readers and expand the notion of a ‘Locavore’ to include locally grown books. Tables will line both the first and second floors of East End’s open air courtyard, where you can chat with authors and purchase a wide variety of genres! Gift wrapping will be available by donation, with money going towards Page15.org, a local children’s literacy organization. More information >>

The Writers Block Live Auction

@Redlight Red Light December 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Step up to the auction block to bid live on a personalized written piece by published Burrow Press authors, and compete with your neighbor in a silent auction for local goods from favorite Audubon Park Garden District shops. Authors to be auctioned include: Vanessa Blakeslee, Teege Braune, Jared Silvia, Susan Lilley, John King, Mark Pursell, and more. More information >>

APGD Holiday Sidewalk Event

December 15 @ 10:30 pm – December 16 @ 5:00 pm

Sunday come on out for a full day of holiday fun in the Audubon Park Garden District, including a sidewalk sale! Shops include Dear Prudence Shop., The Bead Lounge, R R. Nichols, The Primrose Shop, and Park Ave CD’s. Food truck: Sushi & Seoul on the Roll. More information >> 

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