Below are upcoming sales, followed by some events in Old Towne. SALES/SPECIALS Signature Style Polish Pottery Shop New items are in, including Christmas patterned Polish pottery, and new antiques at low prices (side tables, mahogany buffets, etc.! We need to make room so a couple of our “not for sale” (i.e. Teresa’s most favorite pieces) are […]
Below are upcoming sales, followed by some events in Old Towne.
Signature Style Polish Pottery Shop
New items are in, including Christmas patterned Polish pottery, and new antiques at low prices (side tables, mahogany buffets, etc.! We need to make room so a couple of our “not for sale” (i.e. Teresa’s most favorite pieces) are up for grabs, including the PA baking center/cupboard and the large Secretary.
13 W Old St., 804.733.4495 – OPEN Thurs to Monday 11-5 pm, and later for Friday for the Arts. polishpotteryshop.com
Breast Cancer Fundraiser Event – rescheduled for Sunday, October 4, 2009 from 12-5
Brighton’s Power of Pink – We’ll have the new Power of Pink Bracelet available plus the new Power of Pink Badge Clip.
We’ll also have: Free Goodie Bags with a $10 donation to our local Susan G. Komen Foundation, Pink Ribbon Key Finders – $8, Pandora Pink Ribbon Charms – $45, Pink Ribbon Socks, Jewelry and much more! A pink rose for every Breast Cancer Survivor
Expanded hours starting Tuesday, September 22
Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
thedivinedivaboutique.com / 10 Bollingbrook Street
PENNISTON’S ALLEY Opening Oct. 9th–YE OLDE CHRISTMAS SHOPPE. Come and enjoy the sights and smells of Christmas past. On display and available for purchase are the INGE-GLAS of Germany Heirloom handcrafted ornaments. Each ornament is exclusively mouthblown and hand-painted, piece by piece in limited quantities, an Heirloom to treasure for generations to come. New this year is the “Life Touch” technique. Also, new to our store this year, are a limited quantity of handcrafted German Smokers. Shop early to get the best selection.
102 W Old St., 804.722.0135 / pennistonsalley.com .
Utopia Spa Please Join Us As We Celebrate… Our First Year!
OCTOBER 9th (Friday For The Arts) 7 pm – 10 pm
*Live Music by Narissa Bond
*Jewelry Artist Lisa Howerton Displaying her “Loot”
*Hors D’oeuvres * Door Prizes
*Up to 50% Off Eclectic Boutique Items
*Discount Coupons For First 50 People *AND MORE!
Exclusively at Utopia Spa…FREE “Utopia Welcome Certificates” After your first Service, $15 for you & $10 to share with a friend! Plus… Instant On-Line Gift Certificates and On-Line Scheduling!(some restrictions may apply)
Utopia Spa LLC / 115 N. Sycamore St., Historic “Uptowne” Petersburg / 804.732.1234 / www.TheUtopiaSpa.com
Old Towne Market Place
Don’t forget 10% off Tuesdays and the Prosciutto is in at the Old Towne Market Place. No artificial anything, all natural and a product of Italy.
124 West Bank St., 804-733-4955.
Therapeutic Massage Center & Boutique
Now that the long, sun-drenched days of Summer are pleasant memories and cooler Fall days are here, remember to continue to care for your skin using mineral sun protection all year long. Jane Iredale sun products are perfect. Stop in for a test application while enjoying a cup of tea in our soothing and relaxing environment. 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 next 4 week YOGA session, which would include 10/8, 15th, 22nd, & 29th starts soon. Sign up early! The fee remains $35.
A note: Thursday 630pm students: There will not be class 10/8/09. We WILL be practicing this week. I will send out another reminder next week.
yogaonepetersburg.com / 306 N. Sycamore St. / (804) 240-6796
October 3:one night only!- Tom McCormick & Friends
October 17- November 7 ~world premiere~ 40 Acres and a P.O.W.
sycamorerouge.org / 21 West Old Street / 804.957.5707.
ART UNDERFOOT The art will adorn the sidewalks on much of the 200 block of N. Sycamore Street between Bank and Tabb Streets.
On Saturday, October 10th, from noon until 4, the sidewalk artists will sell their other art forms during the ART UNDERFOOT ART FAIR. Rain date is Sunday, October 11th from noon until 4pm.
For more information call Kimberly Ann Calos at 804-586-1633 or email her at email@example.com.
HISTORIC ALL HALLOW’S EVE TOURS
Saturday, October 31 in Blandford Cemetery on Crater Road. The focus of the guided walking tours is the history of the cemetery and accounts of some of the permanent residents of Blandford Cemetery portrayed by costumed interpreters. Each tour features the stories of prominent businessmen, soldiers and civilians, as well as tales of an unrequited love and of a friendship with Edgar Allen Poe.
There is no vehicle parking allowed at the site. Event parking will be available at the gravel lot east of the Farmer’s Market, next to the McIlwaine House (corner of Cockade Alley and Old Street).The tour begins when participants board the shuttle bus to the Reception Center at the cemetery. After participants’ arrival and check-in, the tour guides will meet the groups and proceed to the cemetery for the sixty-minute tour. Participants are encouraged to bring a flashlight and wear walking shoes.
Tickets for the tour are $7.00 per person for adults and $5.00 for children under twelve. Reservations for tour times are required and can be made at the Blandford Church Reception Center, 111 Rochelle Lane. Space is limited. Hours of operation for the Reception Center are Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00-5:00, and Sunday, 1:00-5:00. The Reception Center is closed on Monday. For phone reservations and further information, please call (804) 733 – 2396 or fax: (804) 863-0837
Fall Family Festival – Oct. 17
Three highly proclaimed Performers join in October’s Fall Family Festival:
Signora Bella, the Great Italian Equilibrist,
Bob and Judy Brown, Master Puppeteers and winners of the 2008 Virginia Governor’s award for the Arts, and
Julian Pittman, award winning world class stage illusionist and juggling performer.
Get ALL DETAILS on www.fallfestival.art.officelive.com .
Entertainment at the Dixie Diner:
Thurs Oct 1 : Dewey Via & Open Jam 9 pm – 1 am : no cover
Friday Oct 2 : Randy Savages & Knee Deep (rock) : 9 pm – 1 am : no cover
Sat Oct 3 : Karaoke w/Wild Debbie Davis : 9 pm – 2 am : no cover
Sun Oct 4 : Coffee Jazz & Sax w/Redman : 12 noon – 2 pm : no cover
Tues Oct 6 Mastin Kitchen SAX Oldies : 11 am – 1 pm : no cover
Thurs Oct 8 Lin Doak Open Jam Session : 9 pm – midnight :no cover
Fri Oct 9 Dale Traylor 6 pm – 9 pm ; no cover
Fri Oct 9 Faculty Lounge Lizards of Maggie Walker 9 pm – 2 am : no cover
Sat Oct 10 Karaoke w/Wild Debbie Davis : 9 pm – 2 am : no cover
Sun Oct 11 Coffee Jazz & Sax w/Redman : 12 noon – 2 pm : no cover
250 N Sycamore St. / dixiedinerrocks.com / 732.7425.
FOLAR (Friends of the Lower Appomattox River) presents the first ever 16K paddle event on October 4, 2008 Paddle from Petersburg to Hopewell – Visit their site for more info – folar-va.org/News.aspx .
“Tiffany’s World: Through Multi-Colored Glass”The City of Petersburg and the Petersburg Museums will present author Donald R. Traser who will speak on “Tiffany’s World: Through Multi-Colored Glass” on Sunday, October 4, at Blandford Church. There will be no charge for this 4:00 pm lecture but donations to benefit the Ladies Memorial Association of Petersburg will gladly be accepted.
Additional information may be obtained from Martha Atkinson, site manager of Blandford Church and Cemetery, at (804) 733-2396 or by emailing her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FROM MORNING TO NIGHT: DOMESTIC SERVICE IN THE GILDED AGE SOUTH
The City of Petersburg and the Department of Tourism present “From Morning to Night” an exhibition exploring domestic service in the gilded age South. The exhibit will be on view from Saturday October 17, 2009 until Saturday March 14, 2010 at Centre Hill Museum, 1 Centre Hill Ave. Petersburg, Virginia 23803. Developed by Richmond’s Maymont Foundation, this traveling display presents a distinctly southern perspective on domestic service at the turn of the twentieth century.
Starting in October, museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm. Starting on January 5th, Tuesday’s hours will be 1 pm – 5 pm. The exhibition is included in the admission fee. Guided tours of Centre Hill are offered every hour on the half hour during the museum’s opening hours. For more information call (804) 733-2401 or email email@example.com.