Pomegranate Warehouse Sale. Nov. 11-14. The annual winter warehouse sale for the Lexington-based company specializing in block-print linens, apparel and more falls early this year. Featuring up to 80 percent off original prices, Pomegranate’s Floyd Street warehouse is stocked to the brim with a variety of great holiday gift items. Wed. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 951 Floyd st. www.pomegranateinc.com/pages/warehouse-sale-information.
Junior League Holly Day Market. Nov. 13-15. Now in its ninth year, Junior League’s Holly Day Market features 80+ vendors and other activities throughout the weekend. General admission is $10 with proceeds benefitting area charities. VIP Sip ‘n Shop tickets are also available for an event taking place Saturday, Nov. 14 from 6-9 p.m. – ticket includes a signature drink and appetizers while you shop, as well as entertainment from Kimberly Carter and Carryin’ On. Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (VIP “Shop ‘n ‘Sip” party 6-9 p.m.); Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena, 4089 Iron Works Pkwy. www.hollydaymarket.com.
Athens Schoolhouse Holiday Open House. Nov. 13-15. Athens Schoolhouse Antiques’ holiday open house features gifts grand and tiny: sweet containers for presents, clever places to hide them and lovely ways to welcome guests and share the seasons joy. The building will be filled with vintage trees and ornaments, sleigh bells and sleds, vintage skis, snow shoes and more; complimentary cider and cookies will be served all weekend long. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. $2.00 admission for all 3 days. 6270 Athens Walnut Hill Pike. www.antiqueskentucky.com.
Meadowthorpe area Holiday Open House. Nov. 14. The Leestown Road vintage and antique shops Feather Your Nest Vintage & Antiques, Meadowthorpe Antique Mall and Linda’s Cottage Antiques & Collectibles will each host a Holiday Open House this weekend. Look for special deals, refreshments and more. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Market 301. Nov. 20-21. A local “pop-up” vendor market hosted by the Love, Lexington blog featuring a bevy of local vendors slinging everything from homemade soaps and bath products to jewelry, pottery, edible products, clothing and more. Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Manchester Music Hall, 899 Manchester St. More details and a full list of vendors at www.lovelexingtonblog.com/market301.
Holiday Market and Tree Lighting Ceremony at Triangle Park. Nov. 27.; Dec. 5, 12, 19. Downtown Lexington Corporation presents local holiday artists’ markets on Fri., Nov. 27 and Saturdays Dec. 5-1, featuring original work from local artists for sale. On Nov. 27, the event will also feature food vendors and an entertainment stage on Main Street, with Santa Claus turning the magic key to light Lexington’s Official Christmas Tree and lights throughout Downtown Lexington at 6:30 p.m. that day. 2-7 p.m. Triangle Park. http://www.downtownlex.com/luminate-lexington/.
Lexington Christmas Show. Nov. 27-29. Featuring over 200 high quality vendors from across the region selling thousands of Christmas gift items, including Christmas decor, crafts, handmade items, bath and body, jewelry and much more; Santa will be all three days of the show to meet the kiddos. Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Lexington Center / Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St.
University of Kentucky Open Studio. Dec 4.The first Open Studio at the University of Kentucky’s new art building will feature artwork by current Art and Visual Studies students. The MFA and BFA studios will be open with students present to talk about their ongoing projects, and a juried exhibition will be on display, with artwork for sale. Light refreshments available as well. 6-9 p.m., University of Kentucky Art & Visual Studies Building, 236 Bolivar St. http://finearts.uky.edu/events/art/open-studio-2015
Kentucky Christmas at Ashland. Dec. 5. The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation presents this inaugural, all-Kentucky holiday market. The grounds around the historic mansion will be transformed into a village-like marketplace for this inaugural event, featuring Kentucky Proud products and work by other Kentucky artisans and crafters for sale. The Gingko Tree Cafe and Mansion will be open during market hours, and a special holiday illumination will take place starting at 5:15 p.m. 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Rd. http://henryclay.org/
LAL Black Friday Art Sale. Dec. 4-5. The Lexington Art League’s annual winter art sale features regional artworks all priced at $50 and under, in a lively and artful social setting featuring refreshments and entertainment. Featured artists include Don Ament, Jenni Phillips, Lennon Michalski, Derrick Riley, Alison O’Bryan, Emily Howard, Sarah Jane Sanders, David Honaker, Crimson Duvall, Becky McGuire, Brian Connors Manke, Luke Gnadinger, Amelia Stamps, Leah Combs, Melisa Beth Zimmerman, Robert Bridges, Kayla Harned. Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat., 2-7 p.m. Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Drive. www.lexingtonartleague.org/black-friday-art-sale.html
The Night Market. Dec. 6. Bundle up and embrace the cold for the last installment in 2015 of the monthly outdoor market featuring food, beer and retail / craft vendors, music and more in parking lot adjacent to the Wood Energy Warehouse. 6-10 p.m., 700 Bryan Ave. www.nolicdc.org/the-night-market
Market 301. Dec. 11-12. A local “pop-up” vendor market hosted by the Love, Lexington blog featuring a bevy of local vendors slinging everything from homemade soaps and bath products to jewelry, pottery, edible products, clothing and more. Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Manchester Music Hall, 899 Manchester St. More details and a full list of vendors at www.lovelexingtonblog.com/market301.
Local Potters of Lexington Holiday Sale. Presented by Kentucky Mudworks, this sale features all handmade work from local artists including mugs, wall hangings, bowls, vases, teapots, platters/ plates, and baskets and more. With hors d’oeuvres and cocktails in hand, shoppers can peruse the collections of local potters Melisa Zimmerman, Amelia Stamps, Link Henderson, Steve Heartsill, Luke Gnadinger, Leah Combs and Amanda Bridges. Kentucky Mudworks, 825 National Ave. Fri.5-8 p.m. (preview sale); Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.kentuckymudworks.com/
Bread Box Holiday Market. Dec. 12. The third annual art market showcasing unique handmade art and goods from local and regional artists and crafters offers something for holiday shoppers who are looking for something a bit different. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Bread Box Studio Artists Space, 601 W. Sixth St. Click here to visit the Facebook event.
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