Old Towne Sales & Events – week of Nov 12

Wow! What a couple of days of horrid weather! Shake off the rain and come out to enjoy the Friday for the Arts! celebration TOMORROW, Friday 11/13. Later in the weekend, there are several Open Houses at area shops, and the Arts & Crafts Show at the Train Station. Hard to […]

Wow! What a couple of days of horrid weather! Shake off the rain and come out to enjoy the Friday for the Arts! celebration TOMORROW, Friday 11/13. Later in the weekend, there are several Open Houses at area shops, and the Arts & Crafts Show at the Train Station. Hard to believe, but it s time to think about Christmas shopping, and the Polish Pottery Shop (13 W Old St) has offered to gift wrap, pack, and mail your presents on your requested date to recipients. This service will be provided AT COST (the Pottery Shop s discounted UPS rate) during the weekend of 11/13, 14, 15. Items purchased from any shop in Old Towne, or the Arts & Crafts Show included.

And, business owners and interested parties – remember – the Old Towne Merchants Group OPEN HOUSE is Wed, Nov 18 from 6-7:30 pm at 9 W Old St (Old Towne Catering Co.). Come out and meet your fellow business owners, share ideas for marketing and promoting P’burg business, get reenergized for the economic turnaround!

Below are some upcoming specials and events.


November 13, 2009 6:30pm to 9:30pm YOUR TREE WILL LOVE YOU FOR IT!-Special Event at Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe in Penniston’s Alley. Enjoy the evening with us as we celebrate Christmas with INGE-GLAS of Germany handcrafted ornaments. The first 24 customers who purchase ornaments of $25 or more will receive a special complimentary ornament and be eligible to enter a give away drawing for the boxed set of ornaments, “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. Come hear the many legends of Christmas past, The Christmas Spider, Christmas Frog, Pickle, Carrot, Twelve Days of Christmas, Chimney Sweep and many more.
AND remember, Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe-will be open through Christmas. Come and enjoy the sights and smells of Christmas past. Available for gift giving are the handcrafted ornaments of INGE-GLAS of Germany. New this year, are German Christmas Smokers and soon to arrive, we are pleased to offer BYER’S CHOICE CAROLERS! Don’t miss out, Shop early!
102 W Old St., 804.722.0135 / pennistonsalley.com .

Signature Style Polish Pottery Shop Holiday Open House Nov 13 (open 11am -9pm for Friday for the Arts), and Nov 14 and Nov 15 from 11-5.
Come enjoy coffee, cookies, and babka cake (on the house), and get huge savings (20-50% off) on Polish pottery, Bay Pottery (a Virginia pottery) and other great gift ideas. DURING THE WEEKEND, we will ship your gifts for you at cost (our discounted UPS rate). Bring in items purchased from any other Old Towne shop, or the Arts & Crafts show (above) and we ll get your gifts wrapped, packed, and routed to recipients on the date you request! (No oversize or extremely heavy items, please). 13 W Old St, 804.733.4495 / http://polishpotteryshop.com . Open Thurs to Mon 11-5 (and later for Friday for the Arts).
Also, for those customers living near the Williamsburg Antiques Mall, the mall is also having an open house these same dates, and Polish pottery and other items in our booth J2 will be 20% off during the event.

Utopia Spa
‘Tis the Season to start thinking about your Holiday Shopping!
YOU could WIN…
You’ll be entered Once for every $25 worth of Gift Certificates you purchase, On-Line at TheUtopiaSpa.com or at Utopia Spa before Christmas!
One Drawing December 1, 2009
One Drawing December 26, 2009
and FREE Nail Art with your Manicure or Pedicure!
Just ask Jade… She can design One nail… Two nails… Or all Ten if you want! A $5 to $10 Value for FREE!!!
Some Restrictions May Apply to all Free Services. Utopia Spa LLC / 115 N. Sycamore St., Historic “Uptowne” Petersburg / 804.732.1234 / www.TheUtopiaSpa.com

Therapeutic Massage Center & Boutique
Stop in for Friday Night at the Arts and see our new exhibit: Allegorey A select jewelry collection of imaginative designed necklaces and earrings in an eclectic mix of crystals, pearls, European Art Glass, mixed metals, and stone by Nancy E. Hendry “Living locally and designing independently.”
Full Body Massage & Cleansing Facial
$175 value now $150 *Some restrictions apply Candis, our nail technician would like to meet you! Stop in or call for a manicure or pedicure today.
Kymberly is also available for reflexology and aromatherapy treatments.
Therapeutic Massage Center & Boutique is proud of our participation in the Military Makeovers. Diane provided chair massages and Kymberly provided the experience of reflexology. READ THE ARTICLE .
Hours M-F 10 am – 6 pm, Sat 10 am – 5 pm, www.tmc-and-boutique.com. 27 Bollingbrook Street, 2nd Floor. (804)722-1720.

The Holidays are Coming And The Oak Has New Holiday Hours
We have extended our hours to better serve our customers! The Oak s new hours are:
10 am – 8 pm Monday to Friday / 10 am – 6 pm Saturday
12 pm – 5 pm Sunday
We also have some amazing sales going on right now! There are items throughout the mall up to 60% off! Take a stroll up to the second floor for the hottest sizzling sales! We have re-stocked our shelves with many new items! Come see these amazing deals before they are all gone!
400 N. Sycamore Street, (804) 861-6111, www.theoakantiques.com

The Ramada Plaza High Street Bistro has the NFL Ticket each Sunday
Kick-off is 1:00pm. * Flat screen TV’s plus one BIG 8’ screen for all of your favorite games. Great Pizza and other great game food served! For more info, call 804-733-0000. The Ramada Plaza is located at I95, Exit 52. Merge L immediately after exiting the hotel is on the L.


The Petersburg Area Art League is having an Arts & Crafts Show Nov 13, 14 & 15 . Come downtown for Christmas Shopping and food gathering.
November 13 6-9 PM
November 14 10-6 PM
November 15 11-5PM
Union Train Station, 103 River Street. Sponsored by: The Peterburg Area Art League & The City of Petersburg. For more information call: Pam at PAAL – 861-4611

The FUNKY LAMMa trendy, fun, funky consignment shop is NOW OPEN at 12 Bollingbrook St.

American Red Cross – Southside Area Chapter Community Blood Drive
November 18, 2009 At the UnionTrain Station on River St., 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm For more info, contact Rosalyn B Andrews, Chapter Manager – American Red Cross – Southside Area Chapter – 804-733-5711

The 9th Annual East Coast All-Star Bowl Game
Saturday, November 28, 2009. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 noon.
The East Coast Bowl is a college All-Star Football game held each year the Saturday after Thanksgiving in Petersburg, VA. Colleges and universities representing players from Division I-FCS, II, III and the NAIA are represented in this game.
The game currently receives recommendation of players from 46 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.). Scouts representing the NFL, CFL and indoor leagues attend this event to watch the players perform.
Over 100 players who have participated in the East Coast Bowl have signed professional football contracts.
This event is proudly sponsored by the City of Petersburg and the National Football Foundation.
Contact: Larry C. Toombs, PH.D. / (804) 722-0141 / www.petersburgsports.com

Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
Annual Holiday Open House
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Location: Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
325 East Washington Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Please RSVP to the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce office by Thursday, December 3, 2009.
You may contact us by email info @ petersburgvachamber.com or for further information, call Jackie Graham – Membership Services Coordinator at 804.733.8131.

Entertainment at the Dixie Diner
Fri Nov 13 6-9 pm Dale Traylor Beach Music : no cover
Fri Nov 13 9pm-2 am : Rob Gray Superhot : no cover
Sat Nov 14 9 pm – 2 am Karaoke w/ Wild Debbie : no cover
Sun Nov 15 SAX w/ Redman and Redbull : 12 noon – 2 pm : no cover
Tues Nov 17 SAX Oldies w/ Mastin Kitchen 11 am – 1 pm : no cover
Thurs Nov 19 Open Jam w/ Lin-Houston : 9 pm – 12 midnight : no cover
Fri Nov 20 9 pm – 2 am : Becca & The Boyz : no cover
Sat Nov 21 9 pm – 2 am : Karaoke w/ Wild Debbie : no cover
Sun Nov 22 12 noon – 2 pm : Piacente Sax and Groove : no cover
Tues Nov 24 SAX Oldies w/ Mastin Kitchen : 11 am – 1 pm : no cover
Thurs Nov 26 9 pm – midnight : Open Jam w/ Lin-Houston : no cover
Fri Nov 27 9 pm – 2 am Morgan Smith & No Worries : no cover
Sat Nov 28 9 pm – 2 am : Karaoke w/ Wild Debbie : no cover
Sun Nov 29 12 noon – 2 pm : Piacente Sax & Groove : no cover
Tues Dec 1 11 am – 1 pm : SAX Oldies w/ Mastin Kitchen : no cover
250 N Sycamore St. / dixiedinerrocks.com / 732.7425.

YOGA at PAAL (Petersburg Area Art League) each Thursday 7 East Old St-next to Farmer’s Market/Octagon Bldg & city parking. 930am, 630pm, & 730pm. See website for most updated info regarding class & pricing – www.yogaonepetersburg.com AND, Yoga One and Local Yoga Teachers Host a Yogi Gathering – Friday, November 20, 2009 7:00-8:00pm, Old Towne Petersburg, 7 E. Old Street. Welcome, Nitya Griffith to guide us in Kirtan & Meditation. Come join this joyful gathering. You are encouraged to bring your own percussion instruments to share in the music making. Suggested Donation $10 Proceeds to the local food bank.
Questions & RSVP yogaonepetersburg@yahoo.com / (804) 240-6796

Centre Hill Museum s Holiday Open House
Saturday December 5 and Sunday December 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum will offer free admission and self guided tours on both days. Three special exhibitions will be on view; From Morning to Night: Domestic Service in the Gilded Age South, Seasons Greetings: Christmas and Holiday Cards from the Petersburg Museums Collection, and President Taft s 1909 Visit: A Centennial Commemoration. Children accompanied by adults are especially welcome. Six to eleven year olds will receive an educational guidebook and will have the opportunity to complete activities related to the history of the house. Many of the period rooms will feature seasonal decorations. Refreshments will be served. The museum s gift shop is stocked with many holiday gifts including books on local history, ornaments, and educational items for children.
Built in 1823 by Revolutionary War veteran Robert Bolling IV, Centre Hill remained a private home until 1936. The house features three examples of American architectural styles, Federal, Greek revival, and Colonial revival. The home was the site of two presidential visits, Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and William H. Taft in 1909. Today, Centre Hill is a historic house museum owned and operated by the City of Petersburg. The museum is located at 1 Centre Hill Ave. in Petersburg. For more information call (804) 733-2401 or email petgcurator@earthlink.net.

The Destiny Inn is pleased to announce an additional service for our guests. You can book a “Luxury Lunch” for your group.
The maximum group size is 8-10 because we are a small, but cozy Inn. You will enjoy a delicious light lunch in the formal dining room, as a trained skin care specialist shares ideas on how to pamper and rejuvenate yourself after a long week of work. Experience new aromatherapy products, as well as, skin care items that will “Treat your Face and Trick Your Age”. Sessions are geared towards the ladies, but men are welcome. When you arrive, lunch will be waiting, so if time is of the essence, this is a perfect way to maximize your lunch hour! The cost for lunch and pamper session is $10.00 plus tax. Reservations are required; call the Inn to schedule a time for your group. We are currently accepting reservations for the Holidays, (877) 834-8422. Do something special for yourself and bring your favorite friends. 517 High St.

New Gallery Opens in Old Towne Petersburg Verve 27, an exciting new venue for artists and collectors announces its grand opening on November 13, 2009.
Located it the Friend House Gallery, 27 Bollingbrook Street, in Old Towne Petersburg, Verve 27 celebrates its inception with an extraordinary opening exhibit entitled Que Pasa: Recent Oils by Chesterfield artist Carol Meese. Meese s dramatic installation will feature large-scale works created in San Miguel Allende, Mexico The artist will be on hand to sign her new book of flash fiction entitled Picassa Tales . Early reviews have commented:
These rapid reads of quirky characters are little ditties you want to take to bed, read during a downpour, and with a glass of whiskey. Often outrageous. these stories make you want to jump off your sofa and head for the wild blue yonder cheering all the way. The new gallery will open its doors at 6:00 PM as part of the monthly Friday for the Arts celebration. Meese s work will be on view from November 13 through December 9, 2009.
In addition to revolving exhibitions, Verve 27 will feature fine art and crafts, as well as jewelry and art-related gift items. The opening will be free and open to the public.
For further information or photos, please contact gallery director Kathy Fields at go2verve27@aol.com.
Hours: Tuesday through Friday 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
Saturdays 11:00 AM 5:00PM
Also by appointment

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