Do you love Era Vintage but you’re lazy about driving to Church Hill? Well, this weekend is your chance to shop all the metro modern goodness at the pop-up shop at Modern Artifacts through Sunday. A lovely display of furniture, apparel and gifts is set up in the back room, so stop in and check it out.
Today and tomorrow, VCU Ceramics’ holiday sale continues at Quirk Gallery. Stop in during regular business hours today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and support up-and-coming artists.
And next Saturday, Dec. 14, the Richmond Craft Mafia’s Handmade Holiday Craft Show is taking place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dogtown Dance Theatre. This is always one of my favorite events for scoring great gifts. A few of my favorite vendors on the list include: Inedible Jewelry — these whimsical bracelets and necklaces shaped like food are so fun for gifting; Modern June — I think her chalkboard table runners and mats are perfect hostess gifts; Paper Freckles' adorable locally made stationery and wall art; and Twist Style for funky jewelry made with a combination of vintage and new beads and charms.
Plus, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., DeCOR is hosting another Wine & Design event. Of course, this month’s event is dedicated to holiday entertaining and gift giving, so stop by to see what each vendor has special for the season.
Also on Thursday, Kambourian Jewelers is opening its second location in Market Square in Chesterfield County. The studio is owned by the sixth generation of the family who first began selling jewelry in Richmond in 1896.
This Friday is Bombshell’s fourth annual Open House. The first 50 guests to arrive at the party, which takes place at the Carytown location, will receive a goodie bag. Everyone can enjoy snacks and sips, as well as door prizes throughout the evening. There’ll also be specials on salon services, such as buy-two-get-one-free service package deals, as well as 30 percent off all retail products.
On Sunday, Y&H Mercantile is hosting a holiday kickoff party from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be a trunk show featuring Jane Bollé’s Native American, Mexican and Egyptian revival jewelry, as well as 20 percent off all apparel. There’s a leopard-print dress I’ve got my eye on, so this event is definitely on my calendar.
Eurotrash is offering Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals all week long — stop in and get 25 percent off one full-priced item for you and one for a gift (or two for you, depending on how much you feel like sharing. Select fall and winter merchandise is also marked 50 percent off. Plus, get an additional 20 percent off all clearance items, making for discounts of up to 75 percent off. There’ll also be complimentary hot cider and sweets all weekend.
On Friday, Pink hosting a Drift Riot trunk show. This line of eye-catching jewelry juxtaposes natural and industrial elements for one-of-a-kind designs.
Quirk Gallery will be offering 20 percent off select items from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Traveling Chic Boutique will have all inventory marked between 15 and 50 percent off.
Baggio will be offering 15 percent off almost everything in the store on Friday, with a few exclusions.
Era Vintage will be offering 10 percent off all purchases on Friday and Saturday.
On Saturday, Ciao will be offering 20 percent off everything downstairs, including sale items, and 10 percent off all jewelry.