South End Holiday Shop Special Events

182351_10151225290459961_1991478192_nAlong with all the great “shop local” opportunities, free parking, and lighting displays the South End Holiday Shop provides, here are some other neat events to take a look at while your shopping.



This year, SEABA is decking out 404 Pine with a cool light display…Hope you’ll join us in lighting up the South End this year for the holidays!!



Switchback Brewing Company
160 Flynn Ave, (802) 651-4114
Come see the works of, Tiny Gang Designs: Graphic Design, Amy Lieblein: Illustration, Connie Barrett: Photography and Dan Tomaino: Acrylic Painting on Canvas all month long!

December 8-10th: 11amHoliday Beer & Chocolate Pairing at Switchback Brewery
Join us for our all-day and self-guided beer and chocolate pairing in the Tap Room! Chocolate pairing gift sets to-go also available for purchase and make for great holiday gifts. We’ve brought our fan favorite, Roasted Red Ale, back for a limited time just for this pairing. Well also have Switchback Ale, Citra-Pils Keller Bier, and Dooley’s Belated Porter all paired with four different luscious Lake Champlain Chocolates. Enjoy!


Nancy Stalnaker Watercolors
The Green House: 180  Flynn Avenue, Studio #6, (802) 598-6868
December 1st: 5-8pm – Holiday Open Studio
Stop in for refreshments & check out Nancy’s watercolor paintings, prints, calendars, cards, and the photography of guest artist, Michaelanne Rowen. Browse through The Green House hallways and the upstairs Fire Exit Gallery to enjoy the artwork of all the Green House artists: Holly Hauxjeffers, Nancy Stalnaker, Jude Domski, and Molly Roland.  Open M-F 9-5


208 Flynn Avenue, Suite 2G, (802) 999-4255
December 1st: 5-8pmArtist Opening Reception for Steve Sharon & Sienna Fontaine
SEABA would like to welcome Vermont local artists, Steve Sharon Art in VCAM/RETN and Sienna Fontaine: Art Born in Vermont in “The Hallways” between VCAM and RETN. Join us for the Opening Reception on December 1st, from 5-8pm as part of First Friday Art and 10th Annual South End Holiday sHOP in December and runs through to the end of February 2018. 

Brio Coffeeworks
696 Pine Street, 4B. (802) 777-6641
Fridays December 1-22, 12-1pm: Holiday Coffee Tastings. Join us for coffee tastings every Friday. Great coffees & lots of holiday gift packages for all your coffee gifting needs.


60 Sears Lane, (802) 540-0761
December 1st: 5-8pmGenerator Maker Market and Holiday Potluck
Pop into Generator and celebrate all things makery! Supporting local artisans and their craft is a vote to further the local maker movement… and a great gift idea! Feel the Holiday spirit over potluck style food and hanging out with your creative friends. Join Jake Blend who will be be doing an interactive laser cutting demo for on the spot ornaments.


Lake Champlain Chocolates
750 Pine Street
December 7th: 5-8pm – Customer Appreciation Night
Join LCC for an evening of good spirits, great cheer, and extraordinary chocolate. Sip hot chocolate and Stonecutter Spirits cocktail samples as our staff helps you with all of your holiday gifting needs. While you are here, enter to win a gift bag filled with treats from Lake Champlain Chocolates and Stonecutter Spirits and delight in sweet savings on select holiday products. Oh, and the first 50 guests will receive a delicious goodie bag!


Alchemy Jewelry Arts Gallery
2 Howard Street; #A1, (802) 660-2032
December 1st: 5-7pm – Holiday Artist Reception
Join us for delicious refreshments and meet the makers! Connie Coleman & Marie-Josee Lamarche: Fine & Custom Jewelry ; Kristian Brevik: Whaleships, Lanterns & Boat Art Wood/ Fabric; Dana Walrath: Words, Anthropology, Interactive Artworks in Paper, Paint & Sculpture; Helen Kagan: Mini-universe Paintings. Gallery is Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10-5 in December.


The Lamp Shop
424 Pine Street, (802) 864-6782
Come see Chez Bohème: Decor for the Artfully Uninhibited Home and Tasha Lansbury:  Mindfulness Tool Card Sets (great for stocking stuffers)



404 Pine Street, 802-859-9222
December 1st: 5-8 pm Opening Reception – December 22nd Holiday Artist Market
Join us in the SEABA’s coffee lounge, at 404 Pine Street, with a cup of Speeder & Earl’s Coffee and enjoy SEABA’s Holiday Artist Market featuring one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays, such as jewelry, wooden creations, cards, ornaments and many other unique crafts all throughout the month of December, from local artists, Susan Essex Luce, The Poppyclock Collective, Matt Gang of Grey Owl Design, Corrina Thurston, Jennifer McCandless, Nichole Pacini of Native Drift Designs, Marc Leone of Sterling Furniture Works, Robert W. Brunelle JR and James Valastro! Special music provided on Friday’s Opening by Hokum Bros. Exhibit runs through the end of December.


Claude Lehman Pottery Studios

4 Howard Street
Holiday Studio Sale first three weekends of December. Hours: Fridays 4-8, Saturdays and Sundays 10-4. Light Refreshments, live music and raffle entry for all paying customers.


Hive Studios

420 Pine Street, (802) 863-8334
December 1st: 5-8 pm 
Come check out the Hive Artists: Jabari S. Jones: Printed Matter; Jen Berger: Original Linoleum Prints, Framed Prints & Cards; Jess Polanshek: Pen & Watercolor original Illustrations and Prints; Lydia Kern: Prints; Marie Davis: Polymer Clay Jewelry; Navah Stein: Fine Metals & Leather Jewelry; Sarah Letteney: Art Prints and enjoy food, drink and music by Marie Hamilton and her harp.


E-1 Studio Collective
416 Pine St., E-1
December 1st, 5-8pm, December 2nd & 9th, 10-3pm
Come see the works of: Rodney Lowe: charcoal, pastel, oils; Anna King: watercolor, graphite pencils, colored pencils; Richard Hill: acrylics, oil pastels; Jessie Polk: encaustic painting; Caleb Bjork: stained glass; Betsy Wright: textiles; Sarah Rosedahl: artist, illustrator, author; Terry Zigmund: stained and fused glass


AO Glass
416 Pine Street, (802) 735-5016
Glass Studio Pop Up Store: new whiskey glasses, ornaments, and a huge lampshade sale!




400 Pine Street, (901) 490-3577
December 13th: 5-9pm
Unknown Art, Hilaryann Love, Tiny Gang Design, Project Object Vintage, Ariel’s Honey, Warren and Fenn, Daniel Schechner, Shelburne Craft School, Happy Fantastic, Provisionary, Leanne Shunney Illustrations, Stitched Sarcasm, Lucious Lumberjack, Jasper Duba Pottery, Cartoon Drum, One World Brothers, Common Deer, Bijoux Gervais


Box Art Studio
7 Marble Avenue, (802) 578-0022
December 1st: 5-9pm – Open by appointment through the holidays
Oil paintings and laser engraved painted wood by Brooke Monte.  Acrylic and mixed media paintings by Sam Handler and Lynne Reed. Find us behind Speaking Volumes, beneath the outdoor staircase, through the green door.


Wild Muse Studio
7 Marble Avenue, Second Floor,  (802) 233-6811
December 1st: 5-9pm – First Friday Open Studio and Art Sale




32 Marble Avenue, (802) 578-8685
December 1st: 5-9pm / December 2nd: 12-5pm – Mannybeads Holiday Hop Open Studio




Barge Canal Market
377 Pine Street, (802) 309-9151
December 1st: 6-9pmAnnual Holiday Open House
Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House to kick off the season. Friday night with wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres provided and featuring illustrations and prints by Julianna Brazill.
December 2-3rd: 10-5pmStore Wide Sale
Store wide sale and our famous tattoo booth, by Julianna Brazill, will be making its first holiday appearance with custom holiday temporary tattoos! And of course snacks! Buy the people on your list unique gifts you can feel good about!


Alice & the Magician
266 Pine Street, (802) 234-1218
December 1st: 4-8pmCocktail Apothecary
We invite you to light up the coming holiday season with a twist of Wonderland madness! Alice & the Magician Aroma Bar and laboratory will be unlatching its doors for the curious cocktail lovers and adventurous wanderers of the South End Holiday sHop. 
Come experience how “up is down and down is up” when the Mad Scientist teams up with Mad River Distillers Burlington for a cocktail and scent sampling event featuring boozy gift sets designed with everything you need for the Cocktail enthusiast in your life.


The GALLERY by Art’s Alive at Main Street Landing at Lake & College 
60 Lake Street, 802-859-9222
December 1st: 5-8pmMeet Your Vermont Comic Creators
Please the Vermont Comic Creators for their “Meet your VT Comic Creators “ Closing Reception. Listen to their talks about how comics are made, enjoy their book sales/signing and advice in making your own comic. There will be workshops/demos in making comics as well. Vermont Comic Creators Group is a statewide Comic Arts organization dedicated to the promotion, support of both Vermont Comic Creators group; a coalition of over 100 VT-based comic creators, the VT comic scene, grass-roots education and the comic medium in general. Come enjoy the VTCCG, as they showcase their work for their last month in The Gallery at Main Street Landing. This exhibit runs through to the end of December.  

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