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  1. Pajama Party ~ Shopping Event in Glen Arbor

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    “Better than Black Friday” shopping in Glen Arbor happens annually at participating restaurants and retailers from 6-9am on Friday, Nov. 24th, 2017.  Join the community for this fun holiday shopping event in your pajamas. 

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    Later that evening is the Tree Lighting/Caroling and on Saturday Nov 25th is also Glen Arbor’s Holiday Marketplace!

  2. PJ Party Shopping Event | Glen Arbor

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    Kick off the weekend Friday morning November 25th 2016 from 5 – 8am, with Glen Arbor’s traditional Annual PJ Party: A wonderfully stylish version of Day-After-Thanksgiving shopping. Shops and Restaurants may each hold their own hours of participation. Check with individuals for opening times.

    Wander boutique and specialty shops in your PJ’s for extra discounts on clothing, gourmet foods, household decor, Michigan/USA Made products, locally made gifts, Art, Jewelry, Toys and More!

    Bring your family and friends, grab coffee, baked goods and breakfast or lunch while in Glen Arbor that morning, too.

    Following, Friday evening is the Tree Lighting and Holiday Market Preview party at the Town Hall. Then, on Saturday #shopsmall in town and get local artisan made goods and gifts at both Empire and Glen Arbor’s Holiday Marketplaces!

    Participating shops, with special hours and deals will be open during this event:

    Becky Thatcher  |  5-7am

    Northwoods Hardware  |  5 – 8am

    Northwoods Home & Gift  | 5am 

    M22 & The Cyclery  |  5am

    Petoskey Petes  |  6 – 8am

    Cottage Book Shop  |  6:30 – 8:30am

    Art’s Tavern & T-Shirt Shop  |  5am

    Leelanau Coffee Roasters  |  5am

    The Yarn Shop

    Cherry Republic

    Rocky’s at The Homestead  |  8am – 2pm

    Bay Wear | 5am

    View, download and print PDF of Participating Merchants flyer & weekend festivities.

  3. PJ Party, Tree Lighting & Holiday Markets

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    There’s plenty to do during Thanksgiving weekend around the Glen Lake area.

    Start by shopping early during the PJ Party in Glen Arbor on Friday morning for special sales at participating merchants. Eat out Friday then come back after dark for the annual Tree Lighting and Christmas caroling to get you in the holiday spirit. Then on Saturday, you’ll have a great opportunity to buy from your local artisans during two Holiday Marketplaces!

     

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    Glen Arbor and Empire both host an annual holiday market featuring a variety of artisans showcasing different types of gifts/work, with an emphasis on local and handmade products/artworks. There’s different artisans at both markets and plenty of time in the day for you, your friends and family to drive and shop both markets!

     

    Plus, Saturday on November 28th is the nationwide #ShopSmall Saturday. Visit all the #SmallBiz around town for the Holidays! *Available at participating restaurants and shops.

     

    PJ Party

    Friday, November 27th, 2015 | 5am – 8am

    The town’s version of the day-after-Thanksgiving shopping. Shop the downtown district stores in your PJ’s for extra special discounts and fun! Shops offer special discounts during this time on clothing, gourmet foods, household decor, Michigan/USA Made products, local Artisan gifts, Art, Jewelry, Toys and More! Shoppers can grab some coffee, baked goods and breakfast or lunch while in Glen Arbor that morning too.

    Tree Lighting, Caroling & Holiday Market preview party

    Friday, November 27th, 2015 | 6:30pm – 8pm

    at the Glen Arbor Township Hall

    Glen Arbor’s annual Tree Lighting and Caroling, located outside in front of the Town Hall, off of M-22/Western Ave. in downtown Glen Arbor. The Holiday Market “Preview Party” is located inside the Town Hall immediately following the tree lighting. Mingle, shop and get first picks of all the goods during the Holiday Marketplace preview party!

    Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace:

    Saturday, November 28th, 2015 | 10am – 4pm

    in the Glen Arbor Township Hall

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    Shop locally made artisan goods at the Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace. During the market from 10:30am-3pmMeet Santa & Mrs. Santa Claus! They will be at the Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace with some little toys and goodies! Bring the kids and your camera for some great fun and photo opportunities.

    (If you are a vendor or artisan and have any questions, please contact Betsy at [email protected])

    Empire Holiday Market:

    Saturday, November 28th | 11am-5pm

    in the Empire Town hall

    Shop the Empire Artisan’s Market. Following the Market, will be a Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Village of Empire!


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  4. Holiday Marketplaces (you DON’T want to miss!)

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    These annual community event features a variety of artisans showcasing different types of gifts/work, with an emphasis on local and handmade products/artworks. This is a great opportunity to support your local artisans and shop for yourself and for the holidays!  There’s different artisans at both markets and plenty of time in the day for you, your friends and family to drive and shop both markets!

    Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace:

    Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 10 AM to 4 PM

    in the Glen Arbor Township Hall

    Schedule of events:

    Artisans…SET-UP: Friday 3-7 PM (there will be NO quick set up this year).

    Friday Nov. 28th: After the annual Glen Arbor Tree lighting and carols, All booths will be set up and ready for holiday “business” by 7 PM, Friday evening. Products may be for sale Friday evening at the Holiday Marketplace preview party!

    Saturday Nov. 29th: Marketplace doors open at 10:00 AM and will close at 4:00 PM.

    Meet Santa & Mrs. Santa Claus!!! They will be at the Glen Arbor Holiday Marketplace from 10:30 to 3:00 with some little toys and goodies! Bring the kids and your camera for some great fun and photo opps!

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    • Refreshments/ lunch by Riverfront Deli, will be for sale during the Glen Arbor Market.

    (If you are a vendor or artisan and have any questions, please contact Betsy at [email protected])

    Empire Artisans Market:

    Saturday, November 29, 2014 | 11 AM to 5 PM

    in the Empire Town Hall

    Artisan Market located in the Empire Town Hall

    • Following the Market, will be a Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Village of Empire!

  5. Better than Black Friday…PJ Party in Glen Arbor + Holiday Events

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    It’s here again! A Glen Arbor original, “better than a bustling city’s Black Friday,” our version of the day-after-Thanksgiving shopping, is the annual PJ party!

    View full event details and participating retailers here.

    Friday Morning November, 28th 2014 from 5am – 8am.

    Shop the downtown district stores in your PJ’s for extra special discounts and fun! Come Shop, Dine and Stay in the Naturally Beautiful Glen Lake area!

    Later that day, join the community Friday evening for the annual Tree Lighting ceremony and Caroling at the GA Township Hall at 6:30pm!

    Then, stay after for the Holiday Marketplace Preview Party: in the Town Hall from 7:00-8:00pm for local artisan gifts and shopping!

  6. Shop Small & Local this Weekend!

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    This weekend kicks off the start of the holiday season in Glen Arbor!  We invite you to shop small and shop local at the special events we have lined up after Thanksgiving:

    On Friday, November 29th, be sure to get up early and keep your pajamas on for the annual Pajama Party sales!  Participating shops will open at 5am and offer the best prices of the season through 8am.  Participating shops include Cherry Republic, M22 Glen Arbor, Art's Tavern, Forest Gallery, Crystal River Outfitters, The Cyclery, Lake Affect, The Sportsman Shop and many more.  While the best deals are offered early, many stores will also be offering discounts throughout the day.  Beat the crowds and shop local in our beautiful small town!

    Later on Friday at 7pm, Glen Arbor will also host their tree lighting ceremony at Township Hall.  Huddle together with hot drinks and doughnuts provided by Art's Tavern as the beautiful trees in the center of town are lit for the season.  Join in with holiday carolers and experience the peace and beauty of Christmas in Glen Arbor!

    Looking for unique and locally made gifts?  Come to Glen Arbor's Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, November 30th from 10am-4pm.  Michigan artisans, craftspeople and merchants will be on hand showcasing one of a kind treasures for everyone on your holiday list.  Items are available for any budget!  Also be sure to bring the kids, as Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on site at Noon to meet your child and hear their Christmas wish list.  Each child will receive their own special gift from Santa to take home!  

    Empire will also be holding their Artisans Marketplace on Saturday from 10am-4pm at their Town Hall, just a short drive from Glen Arbor.  

    These events are a wonderful opportunity to wrap up your shopping list early while supporting local businesses and artists!

     

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