UPDATED One of the primary aspects of HolidayVille is to promote local businesses in Clintonville, and encourage residents to learn more about the shopping options they have right here in the community.
To entice shoppers to visit, many businesses have signed on as official participants in Experience Clintonville’s event and they are planning holiday activities and promotions in conjunction with HolidayVille.
For example, Moody Street Trains at 3588 Indianola Ave. will be hosting a holiday train display sure to delight visitors of all ages. Sobo Style at 3282 N. High St. is collecting canned food donations for the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center and also is donating a portion of its proceeds to the CRC.
Many of the other activities, off a list that continues to evolve, include:
Weiland’s Market, 3600 Indianola Ave. —
Official trolley sponsor and trolley stop. The best place in town to find ingredients and prepared foods for your holiday table! On Sunday, meet Clintonville author Trudy Brandenburg who will be signing her Emma Haines Kayak Mystery series.
Alison Rose, 3039 Indianola Ave. —
Hors d’oeuvres and warm beverages catered by Cookie Cravings Bakery, great deals in the shop on items like the “Welcome to Clintonville” poster!
Wholly Craft, 3169 N. High St. —
20% off handmade ornaments and free make-and-take ornament and holiday decor projects for kids and adults!
Mozart’s, 4784 N. High St. —
The Official HolidayVille Hub with Kids Craft Activities, Free Cookies, Cookie Decorating, and Hot Chocolate for Kids (plus delicious Gluehwein for Adults!). Santa will greeting kids from noon to 1pm and Clintonville children’s author, James Freshour will be signing copies of his Christmas themed children’s book “Coulda, Woulda, Did!: Ideas about the The Christmas Star” from 2-4pm.
Colonial Candy Shoppe, 3519 N. High St. –
Studio 35, 3055 Indianola Ave. –
Beer Tasting and a movie: A Christmas Story; 3pm tasting, 5pm movie. Visit www.studio35.com for tickets!
Clintonville Outfitters, 2864 N. High St. —
Sales and giveaways including additional 10% off any sale item, Clothing sales, FREE Multitool with any HiTec footwear purchase, and FREE $10 gift card for every $100 spent. Prize raffle (need not be present to win)!
Moxie’s, 3468 N. High St. —
Stocking stuff specials, all $10 or less!
Also at the Moxie’s location — One Day only, Clintonville Historical Museum hosted by the Clintonville Historical Society.
Pattycake Bakery, 3009 N. High St. – Holiday Cookies!
Elizabeth’s Records, 3037 Indianola Ave. — Sale-25% off of all used vinyl, 25% off of all new and used LPs and CDs from local artists, DJs and Christmas music all day long!, Hot Chocolate Station-Hot chocolate, coffee, cookies!
City Folks Farm Shop, 4760 N. High St. — Egg Nog, Chesnut Roasting Demonstrations and discounts on locally made items.
Where Seconds Count, 3504 N. High St. – 20% off storewide and free holiday cookies from Melissa’s Incredible Edibles.
Sew to Speak, 4610 N. High St. — Free Craft to help with your holiday decorating!
Pieces of the Past, 16 Oakland Park Ave. — Caning demonstrations.
Cottonwood, 3244 N. High St. — 10% off storewide plus bonus specials! Complimentary holiday snacks, as well as cocoa, cider, and hot chocolate all day! Free holiday gift with purchases over $20.
Branch Décor, 3167 N. High St. – 10% off storewide plus bonus specials! Holiday crafting demonstrations using upcycled items at Branch at 1 and 3 p.m. The 1 p.m. will be FREE and you can take the finished product with you! The 3:00 will be $15 and it will be combining a new wrought iron clock with found vintage items, and you may also take it with you! Spaces are limited, so you can call 614-312-6480 or stop in to reserve your spot.
BRM Laptop Repair, 3171 N. High St. — Holiday sweets
Dabble and Stitch, 211 Arcadia Ave. — Open at noon and offering 20% off all fabric and patterns!
Trudy Brandenburg – Clintonville author signing copies of the Emma Haines Kayak Mystery Series at Weiland’s Market.
Frida Katrina Mexican Folk Art and Azteca Catering, 3339 N. High St. — Live music and free “Atole” (a hot drink made with corn) for customers
Crimson Cup Coffee, 4541 N. High St. — Handcrafted brewing station demonstrating new coffee brewing styles and samples of new holiday beverages! Holiday Gift Baskets and Ideas will also be on display.
Pace High Carryout, 3179 N. High St. — Holiday Beer Tasting, 12-4pm. Enjoy tastings of favorite holiday brews!
Also participating in HolidayVille on December 8th, stop in to see what they have in store:
Global Gallery, 3535 N. High St.
Artisan Dance Studio, 4310 N. High St.
Fernbird, 3337 N. High St.
Olentangy Village, 2907 N. High St.
Magical Druid, 14 W. Pacemont Road.
The Crest Gastropub, 2855 Indianola Ave.
Boomerang Room, 3274 N. High St.
Momentum 98, 3509 N. High St.
Cottage Street, 3284 N. High St.
Seasoned Farmhouse, 3674 N. High St.