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Flannel Friday 
Friday, November 26
Flannel Friday offers a cozier way to shop. Shop locally and get find quality gifts and personal service at Montpelier stores. Don't forget to wear your flannel! If you're spotted by the Flannel Fairies, you can win prizes from downtown businesses! 

  • Alla Vita - Save 20% on all oils & vinegars on Flannel Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cider Monday
  • Althea's Attic Boutique  - 20% off storewide! (Excludes Consignment). Open 10 til 6
  • AroMed Essentials - 15% off Storewide! Open 10-7
  • Bear Pond Books-  20% off Cookbooks 
  • Blossom Ayurveda & Massage - On Flannel Friday, go online and book an appointment for any day in December or January, and get a free aromatherapy foot bath with your massage! 
  • The Book Garden - 20% off storewide! 
  • Botanica Florals On Flannel Friday, November 26th, help us celebrate 10 years in business.  On that day order your December holiday centerpiece and receive 10% off.  Offer valid Flannel Friday only and for centerpieces valued at $50.00 and up.  
  • Capitol Stationers - 20% off All Vermont and Vermont Made merchandise
  • Cheshire Cat - 20% off storewide Friday and Saturday. Spend $100 and receive a free ornament from our Christmas tree! 
  • Delish, Montpelier's Sweet Shop  - $2 dessert-sized truffles and $1 chocolate preztels
  • Guy’s Farm and Yard - Spend 50$ get a 10$ coupon, spend 100$ get a 20$ coupon (immediate redemption) 
  • J. Langdon  20% off storewide
  • North Branch Cafe: 15% off cups of tea and tea lattes
  • Notion Fabric & Craft - 20% off storewide
  • Onion River Outdoors -  Flannel Friday: For every $50 spent, get a coupon for $5 (good for purchases 12/1/21-3/31/22). Sock Saturday: 20% off all socks
  • Rebel Heart - Up to 50% off select items and free crystal with every purchase -all weekend long! 
  • Roam Vermont - 20% off storewide (excluding Birkenstock, Blundstone, and NexxGrip) including an additional 20% off sale items. 
  • Sarducci's  - Stay in the cozy spirit with a free hot beverage (coffee/tea/hot cocoa) with your lunch order on Friday and Saturday. 
  • Splash Naturals - 20% off storewide! Open 10-7
  • The Vermont History Museum - 20% off gift/book store purchases 
  • Zutano Outlet Store: 20% off storewide, excluding sale items! 

Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 27

  • Alla Vita - Save 20% on all oils & vinegars on Flannel Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cider Monday
  • Althea's Attic Boutique - 20% off storewide 
  • Capitol Grounds - 23% off retail merchandise all weekend!
  • Cheshire Cat - 20% off storewide Friday and Saturday. Spend $100 and receive a free ornament from our Christmas tree! 
  • Delish - $2 dessert-sized truffles and $1 chocolate preztels
  • Morse Farm - 20% off storewide in-store only, some exceptions apply. 
  • Onion River Outdoors -  Sock Saturday: 20% off all socks
  • Pink Shutter - Free crystal with every purchase -all weekend long! 
  • Rabble-Rouser Chocolate and Craft Co. - 10% off in-store purchases
  • Rebel Heart - Choose your own adventure sale - 20% off storewide OR a $25 bonus gift card for every $100 spent (see store for details). 
  • Roam Vermont - 20% off socks for Sock Saturday!
  • Sarducci's  - Stay in the cozy spirit with a free hot beverage (coffee/tea/hot cocoa) with your lunch order on Friday and Saturday.
  • Splash Naturals- 20% off storwide

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, 11am-2pm NOTE CHANGE IN END TIME

Enjoy a free horse-drawn wagon ride through downtown Montpelier on Saturday November 28th, 11am-2pm. Rides depart from the corner of State and Elm Streets, in front of the former Asiana House. Wagon rides are sponsored by Hunger Mountain Co-op. Masks and social distancing are required.

Willem Lange performs Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol”
December 17, 7-9pm

Famed & beloved Yankee storyteller Willem Lange will be Live and On Stage with an In-Person-audience at Lost Nation Theater performing his reading of "A Christmas Carol: a ghost story" by Charles Dickens. Lange uses the cutting of the novel Dickens himself used when performing the tale. Emmy-winner Lange’s tradition of reading Dickens’ Christmas Carol began in 1975. He’s always performs to benefit “The Haven” in the Upper Valley. In addition to Lange donating his fee to The Haven, LNT will donate 20% of its proceeds to Just Basics’ Food Pantry and Good Samaritan Shelter. Patron Spaced In-Person Seating! Properly worn Masks, being Fully Vaccinated (with proof of vaccination) and adherence to other COVID-safety protocols are required for In Person Seating. The shows will also be live-streamed for anyone not yet comfortable gathering indoors. Plus, an “on-demand” video recording will be available through December 26, 2021. $20 General/ $10 Students & Seniors (in Person). $15 Live-Stream & On-Demand. Purchase tickets at www.lostnationtheater.org 

Montpelier Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Choose amazing, not Amazon, and support a local business by shopping at one of Montpelier’s diverse boutiques. Montpelier was named the second best small town for shopping in the United States by USA Today, and I credit that to the shop keepers. Nearly all of Montpelier’s stores are independently owned by some amazing individuals. This year especially, they have shown creativity, grace under pressure, and a commitment to serve the community. No matter what kind of gift you’re looking for, you can find it in Montpelier!

  1. For the Home
  2. For an Outdoor Adventure
  3. For the Artist, Musician, or Crafter
  4. For the Fashionista
  5. For the Foodie
  6. For Kids
  7. For Self-Care
  8. A Gift for Anyone

A gift for your home: 

Antiques at 110 Main (110 Main) offers antiques and vintage treasures, vintage clothing, antique furniture, vintage games, collectibles, memorabilia, and souvenirs from the past.

Artisan’s Hand (89 Main) is a nationally recognized, award-winning Vermont State Craft Center featuring handmade jewelry, pottery, wearable art, wood, glass, photography, prints, cards and more. J. Langdon (7 Langdon) offers one of a kind furnishings, art, jewels, sheepskins, rugs, quilts, tools, hardware and ceramics. Botanica (10 State) creates flower arrangements that are both beautiful and personalized for each customer. They also offer a selection of vases, local plants and specialty items.