Event: 7th Annual Kent Holiday Champagne Stroll
Venue: North & South Main St – Kent
Date: November 29-30
Description: Considered the benchmark for all holiday strolls, the town of Kent will play host to over 25 distinctive shops set to serve delicious champagnes and other bubblies, poured alongside special promotions, exclusive sales, and a few outstanding events. Event strollers will find everything from stylish clothing, one-of-a-kind antiques, books, toys for kids, delicious teas and coffees, amazing jewelry to trendy western boots.
Event: Ice Carving Demonstration
Venue: Wave Gallery at The Shops at Yale – New Haven
Date: November 29
Description: Watch as professional ice carvers create a themed ice sculpture in front of Wave Gallery at 1046 Chapel Street. The skilled ice carvers, from Ice Matters in Cheshire, CT, will begin with two 300lb solid blocks of clear ice, each measuring 40″ tall x 20″ wide and transform them into a Reindeer on Black Friday, the Elm City Elf on Small Business Saturday, Snowflake Selfie Frame (12/1), Bulldog (12/8), Train (12/15) and a Santa on a Chimney (12/22). The ice carvings will be accessible for photo opportunities.Visit our website for a full list of 2019 Holiday events, including free parking with purchase.
Event: 13th Annual Short Story Film Festival
Venue: Acoustic Java Cafe & Microcinema – Providence
Date: November 30
Description: On Saturday, Nov. 30, MergingArts Productions celebrates the art of succinct visual storytelling with the 13th annual Short Short Story Film Festival at the new Acoustic Java Café & Microcinema, as a true Rhode Islander might say, “where the Cable Car used to be.” The Short Short Story Film Festival includes live-action and animated films from across the globe, all of which tell a story in under six minutes. Audiences can enjoy two distinct programs of cultural excursions, each program about the length of a shorter feature film. With nearly three dozen films, directors from 20 countries on six continents are participating.
Event: Block Island Holiday Shopping Stroll Weekend
Venue: Island Wide – Block Island
Date: November 29-December 1
Description: Black Friday has become a bit stressful over on the mainland, with stampeding crowds and all-night sales, so why not start your shopping with an event that’s decidedly more low-key: Block Island’s Annual Holiday Shopping Stroll? The Shopping Stroll starts the Block Island holiday season, with the town sporting festive decorations including the now-famous Lobster Pot Tree, and local retailers offering incredible sales.
Event: Melita’s Home Artisan Market 5th Annual Shop Small Bazaar
Venue: Main Street – Ossining
Date: November 30
Description: The 5th Annual Shop Small Saturday at Melitas’ Home Artisan Market Bazaar is here! Come shop for all your gifting needs showcasing unique gifts and great community. Spend a day downtown enjoying local shops and handmade vendors. SAVE THE DATE! Saturday November 30th 10am – 5pm
Event: Lyndhurst Holiday Market
Venue: Lyndhurst Mansion – Tarrytown
Date: November 30-December 1
Description: The Lyndhurst Holiday Market will take place Friday, November 29th, 2019 from 10am-5:30pm through Sunday, December, 1st 2019 from 10am – 5:30pm
at Lyndhurst Mansion. Lyndhurst Holiday Market is a carefully curated selection of over 50 local & regional handmade artist and makers.