Another street market is swiftly approaching and it’s time to meet the first batch of this month’s makers! Stay tuned to find out who else will be featured at this market in the coming week. The December Woodlawn Street Market will be held on Sunday, December 12th from 12-4pm. This is the last market of 2021 so make sure you come out and support local this holiday season! The market will also be followed by the annual Woodlawn tree lighting as well as the launch of Windows of Woodlawn! Keep reading for more details on that.
Tree Lighting & Windows of Woodlawn
It is that time of year again! This year’s Woodlawn community annual tree lighting & launch of the Windows of Woodlawn (WoW) display will take place on December 12th following the Woodlawn Street Market.
The leaves are falling, the temperatures are dropping, and the 2021 Windows of Woodlawn Holiday Display Contest is right around the corner. Last year, City Meats took the top prize for the second year in a row, but who will shine supreme and bring home the Golden Santa this year? Only you can choose.
Voting- Spectators will have an opportunity to submit a vote at several physical locations to be named and all finished displays will be posted on this event page. Get a sneak peek by visiting our many businesses during Small Business Saturday! Voting will begin December 12,2021and end December 19, 2021. The winners will be announced December 20, 2021.
Prizes: First place – $250 and trophy; Second place – $150; Third place – $100
The annual tree lighting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at the corner of 1st Ave. N and 55th St. N (next to Regions bank). The Windows of Woodlawn kickoff will immediately follow the tree lighting and you can learn more about that here. Parking can be found in both Municipal lots and along the street. We hope to see you there!
Soul Sistah 3.0
We know her and we love her – Tamica Banks will be back at this month’s street market showing off her beautiful creations! SoulSistah3.0 is a Culture center which sells art, handmade Natural Skin and Hair care, hand designed earrings, t-shirts and their goal is to increase literacy in Urban communities to end the school to prison pipeline.
Velvet Kake LLC
Cakes, candles, and catering – come out and enjoy these sweet treats and more! Velvet Kakes is here to cure your sweet tooth at this month’s Woodlawn Street Market.
Flarity Woodworks makes heirloom furniture that is not just a part of your house, but also a part of your life. It is simple and understated with a complexity that will reveal itself as you live your life with it. Its richness will add to the quality of your life as you and your loved ones return to it again and again.
Art Hub the Collective
Come out and snag one of these stylish t shirts! Dixie Creative features a variety of screen-printed designs. These shirts are a fun way to dress up your everyday wardrobe!
Dry skin during the winter season is inevitable – but Nika’s Naturals products are here to help! Offering a variety of beauty, cosmetic, and personal care products your hair and skin are guaranteed to look fresher than ever this holiday season.
Steph Stone Art
Steph Stone Art combines painting, drawing, and photography into mixed media art. Come check out these cool creations at the Woodlawn Street Market on December 12th!
Dirty Red Food Truck
There’s nothing like some delicious comfort food to give your body some fuel while roaming around the street market! Stop by the Dirty Red food truck and pick up a bite to eat while you shop till you drop.
Pearls Goods creates unique embroidered designs that you can display in your home, office, or anywhere in between! You don’t want to miss out on snatching these up.
Nana Love offers a wide variety of goodies including crystals, jewelry, stones, sage, incense, and clothing! Don’t forget to stop by this one-stop shop next weekend.
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