Holidays 2018

Lots of activities in Takoma while you shop small and local this holiday season!

Friday, November 30

Wine and Paint, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Create your own winter wonderland with artist Dilip Sheth
Artful Framing and Gallery, 6960 Maple St, NW
Register: artfulframing@gmail.com

Saturday, December 1

Bike Shop Day
Do your holiday shopping and enjoy sales on bikes and winter tune up specials.
Takoma Bicycle, 7030 Carroll Ave www.takomabicycle.com https://bikeshopday.com/

TKPK Craftwomen’s 37th Annual Holiday Show and Sale, 10:00am – 4:00 pm
7208 Maple Ave

20th Annual Alternative Gift Fair, 12 noon-4: 00 pm
310 Tulip Ave
http://aggw.org/

Sunday, December 2

Pajamarama  8:00 am -11:00 am
Shop in your pajamas for discounts at participating businesses
Attention early birds – Fair Days Play toy store opening at 6:30am with additional discounts! Plus Pajama storytimes, indoor cycle rides and more: http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/featured-events/pajamarama/

Pet Photos with Santa, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
The Big Bad Woof, 117 Carroll St NW,
http://www.thebigbadwoof.com/

TKPK Craftwomen’s 37th Annual Holiday Show and Sale, 12 noon – 4:00 pm
7208 Maple Ave

Wednesday, December 5

Holiday Wreath Workshop, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Park Florist 6921 Laurel Ave
Register: https://www.washingtonflowerschool.com/shop/holiday-wreath-workshop-1

Saturday, December 8

Takoma Park Holiday Art Sale, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave
https://www.facebook.com/events/758868484454707/

Kittner Studio Holiday Pop-Up Shop, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Shop for unique gifts made by local artisans.
Kittner Studio, 7056 Carroll Ave
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/event/kittner-studio-holiday-pop-up-shop/

Cedar Avenue Artists Holiday Show, 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Sip some wine while browsing through treasures for the holidays.
Artists Alison Baker, Jim Colwell, Marianne Alweis, Randall Cleaver, Richard Mellman and Beth Richwine.
7209 Cedar Ave

Yoga Heights Holiday Gift Market, 12:45pm – 4:30 pm
Support local artists and small businesses as you get your holiday shopping done this year
255 Carroll St, NW
https://www.facebook.com/events/607677732981279/

Holiday Gift Making for Kids,1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join in or drop off while your child creates unique holiday gifts.
Little Loft 7007 Carroll Ave
http://www.littleloftstudios.com

Sunday, December 9

Kittner Studio Holiday Pop-Up Shop, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Shop for unique gifts made by local artisans.
Kittner Studio, 7056 Carroll Ave
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/event/kittner-studio-holiday-pop-up-shop/

Alternative Gift Fair Pop Up, 10:00 am – 2: 00 pm
at the Takoma Park Farmers Market Community Corner, Carroll and Laurel Aves
http://aggw.org/

Cedar Avenue Artists Holiday Show, 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Sip some wine while browsing through treasures for the holidays.
Artists Alison Baker, Jim Colwell, Marianne Alweis, Randall Cleaver, Richard Mellman and Beth Richwine.
7209 Cedar Ave

DC Arts Studios Holiday Open Studios, 12 noon-5:00 pm
6925 Willow St, NW
http://dcartsstudios.org/

Historic Takoma’s Annual Holiday Party, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Share light refreshments and a glass of wine to toast the season. 2019 marks Historic Takoma’s 40th anniversary as Historic Takoma. Come share suggestions for ways to celebrate the heritage of Takoma Park.
7328 Carroll Ave
historictakoma.org

Friday, December 14th

Back Wall Gallery Reception, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Back Wall Gallery is having a holiday reception exhibiting artwork by local artists. Come, enjoy some refreshments, and meet creatives operating in your neighborhood while expanding your local art collection.
Things From Egypt and Beyond, 7002 Carroll Avenue http://www.thingsfromegypt.com

Saturday, December 15th

Kittner Studio Holiday Pop-Up Shop, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Shop for unique gifts made by local artisans.
Kittner Studio, 7056 Carroll Ave
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/event/kittner-studio-holiday-pop-up-shop/

Winterfest Arts and Crafts Show, 10:00am – 4:00pm
A day of shopping, eating and merriment. Photos with Santa too.
Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road
https://www.facebook.com/events/504957753246169/

Holiday Gift Making for Kids,1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join in or drop off while your child creates unique holiday gifts.
Little Loft 7007 Carroll Ave
http://www.littleloftstudios.com

10th Annual Takoma Park Book Fair, 2:00 pm – 5:00pm
Purchase books directly from Takoma Park authors.
Busboys and Poets, 235 Carroll St, NW

Takoma Cocoa Crawl, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Grab a Takoma mug and enjoy specials at participating businesses. Adult versions too.

Takoma Cocoa Crawl

Movie Night at The Nature Lab, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drop the kids and shop or eat nearby. Popcorn and Pizza available. Movie: Elf
The Nature Lab, 7003 Carroll Ave
https://programs.thenaturelabsite.com/collections/movie

3rd Saturday’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
Takoma Station 9:00 pm – 2:00 am
https://bit.ly/2zu2HSV

Sunday, December 16th

Kittner Studio Holiday Pop-Up Shop, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Shop for unique gifts made by local artisans.
Kittner Studio, 7056 Carroll Ave
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/event/kittner-studio-holiday-pop-up-shop/

Young Takoma Concert Series, Holiday Brass & Singalong, 12noon and 1:00 pm
Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave

Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, 12:00noon – 2:00pm
Park Florist, 6921 Laurel Ave
Register: https://www.washingtonflowerschool.com/shop/holiday-centerpiece-workshop

Holiday Wine & Paint Night: Winter Wonderland, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Create beautiful holiday or winter themed pieces fit for winter wonder.
Great Shoals Winery Tasting Room, 7050 Carroll Ave
https://www.facebook.com/events/616553108800226/

Friday, December 21st

Winter Solstice Celebration with the Foggy Bottom Morris Men
Gazebo 6:00pm & Takoma Park Library, 7:30pm

Saturday, December 22nd

Songs of the Season, 11:30am
Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6951 Carroll Ave

Sunday, December 23rd

Last Sunday to shop before Christmas! Shop Takoma
Gift cards make great holiday gifts!

All December:

Christmas Tree Sales by the Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Dept
City Lot next to the TPSS Coop

Christmas Tree, Garland and Wreath Sales
at Old Takoma Ace Hardware, 7001 Carroll Ave

Wreaths and Garland Sales
Park Florist, 6921 Laurel Ave
https://parkflorist.us

Every Sunday:

Takoma Park Farmers Market
Farmers Market tokens make great holiday gifts. Plus cider, donuts and the best seasonal produce.

And More: December Calendar