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Small Business Saturday &

Shift Your Shopping 2017

As in years past, Dane Buy Local will participate in the nation buy local campaign of Shift Your Shopping, during November & December 2017. This campaign is designed to help local businesses during the all important holiday season. Although many focus on the retail industry, the holiday season also affects restaurants, hotels, convenience stores and more. This campaign connects nicely with Small Business Saturday on November 25.
 
We will publish your events, sales and promotions on our website. All you need to do is tell us about it, by filling out the simple form linked below.
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Ongoing Shift Your Shopping Events

Business Address Dates Description
The Soap Opera 319 State St., Madison November 1 - December 31 $50 gift basket giveaway drawing
Madison Computer Works 353 Island Dr., Madison November 1 - December 31 Please join us for seasonal specials on computers, accessories, and our signature Computer Care Plans.
Madison Originials Madison Originials Restaurants November 1 - December 31 It's HOLIDAY BONUS TIME! Visit our website at www.madisonoriginals.com to purchase printable gift certificates valid at nearly fifty local restaurants. Spend $50 or more and receive a $10 bonus! Spend $100 or more and receive a $25 bonus! Give the gift of local dining this holiday season while supporting independently-owned restaurants!
Parthenon Gyros 316 State St., Madison November 1 - January 31 10% off your first catering order with us November 1 - January 31.
Isthmus Eye Care

7601 University Ave., Middleton &

6012 Gemini Dr., Madison

November 1 - December 31 Now through the end of 2017, purchase the Ultimate Lens Package and get your second set of lenses free!
Klein's Floral & Greenhouses

3758 E Washington Ave., Madison

November 9 - November 19 Free Madison delivery on all Thanksgiving arrangements ($40 minimum) ordered before November 19 (for delivery dates November 20, 21 or 22) with promo code THANKS17 in-store, phone (608 244-5661) or online (www.kleinsfloralandgreenhouses.com).
Fromagination

12 S. Carroll St., Capitol Square, Madison

November 1 -December 31

Save on all non-food items including holiday ornaments,vintage finds; cheese boards and cheese accessories. Sample from over 100 cheese. Register to win a Fromagination gift basket.

Check out our Holiday Gift Guide!

 

Creative Energy Designs

125 S. Dickinson St., Madison

September 16 - December 11

Make sure your home is ready for the holidays! Get a $100 rebate on select styles of beautiful Hunter Douglas window fashions. September 16 through December 11, 2017.

Verona Area Chamber of Commerce

120 W. Verona Ave., Verona

November 6 - December 4

#ShopVerona Holiday Passport. Collect stamps on your passport and enter to win cool prizes! From November 6 - December 4, passports can be picked up at most Verona retailers, and the Verona Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Center.

 

November 9

Business Location Date Description
The Soap Opera 319 State St., Madison November 9, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Free Soapy Sundae Party!

Stop into The Soap Opera to make your very own "Soapy sundae" FREE with our Primal Elements sugar whip!

What is Sugar Whip? 
Primal Elements Sugar Whip Body Scrub is a 3in1 soap, moisturizer, and natural exfoliator! It will leave you glowing, silky soft, and smelling fantastic! 
(https://www.thesoapopera.com/product/primal-elements-sugar-whip-body-scrubs/)

You will be able to pick out your favorite scent of sugar whip and follow up with your favorite soapy toppings such as:
*Flower Petals
*Essential Oils
*Food Grade Glitter

Note: 1 sundae per person. This event will last as long a supplies do

REACH-A-Child The Brink Lounge, 701 E. Washington Ave., Madison November 9, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Join us at this month's Apps & Taps event put on by and benefiting REACH-A-Child™. Apps & Taps is an informal way for individuals, business leaders, and the general public to learn about REACH-A-Child™ while having a chance to network, have fun, and make a difference!

Purchase tickets here.

 

November 10

Business Location Date Description
City of Fitchburg Oak Hall at the Fitchburg Community Center, 5510 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg November 10, 11:00 a.m.  Join the Fitchburg Senior Center for a very special Veteran's Day program on Friday, November 10th beginning at 11:00 am in Oak Hall at the Community Center. This year, in addition to honoring veterans, there will be a presentation about the Badger Honor Flight. Also featured will be the Fitchburg Singers & Eagle School students. Lunch will immediately follow the program. Reservations are required & can be made by calling 270-4290 by noon on 11/8. Lunch for all veterans & a guest will be paid for by the Fitchburg Senior Center Friends.

 

November 11

Business Address Date Description
JNJ CraftWorks 1051 North Edge Tr., Verona November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Gather your friends and join us at our holiday open house!

**sale, free gift wrapping, cookies and more.

Already planning to be in Verona for the 
Verona Area Annual Holiday Art & Craft Sale or CCW Annual Holiday/Christmas sale? You'll be right near our open house. STOP IN! 

Its a great time for you ladies to make your holiday wish list :)

RSVP to the Facebook event.

 

November 14

Business Location Date Description
Dane Buy Local November Breakfast

The East Side Club

3735 Monona Dr., Madison

November 14, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Join us for the next DBL Breakfast, November 14. The presenter is Terri Deist is a Community Living Alliance. She will talk about the characteristics that make content viral in social media and how you can use them with your online marketing campaigns. Plus updates on Small Business Saturday!

RSVP today at http://www.danebuylocal.com/2017-november-breakfast

 

November 17

Business Address Date Description
Dane Buy Local Shift Your Shopping Press Conference

Dane County Credit Union West

709 Struck St., Madison

November 17, 11:30 a.m.

Press Conference at Dane County Credit Union, 709 Struck St.

Small Business Saturday, a nationwide campaign to support locally owned businesses, takes place this year on November 25, 2017. It includes businesses all over South Central Wisconsin including Madison, Verona, Evansville and beyond. Dane Buy Local has been actively involved with Small Business Saturday at the local level. Join us for details at the Press Conference.

 

Klein's Floral and Greenhouses 3758 E. Washington Ave., Madison November 17, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Holiday Sneak Peek Sale, 30% off everything Friday, November 17, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Evansville Chamber of Commerce   November 17 - 18. See Facebook event for details

Olde Fashioned Christmas

Start your holidays on a great note with this family friendly celebration in downtown Evansville. Enjoy Carriage rides, a visit with Santa, live music, and storefront decorations. Free Family Event!

All Weekend Long.
Stores Open Late/Business Promotions/Window Decorating
Contest

Metcalfe's Market West Towne 7455 Mineral Point Rd., Madison November 17, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Find some holiday inspiration and cheer with Metcalfe's at their Holiday Open House. Sample from local producers & Metcalfe's kitchens, get gift and recipe ideas, and find out about Metcalfe's holiday catering.

 

November 18

Business Address Date Description
Klein's Floral and Greenhouses 3758 E. Washington Ave., Madison November 18, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Container Workshops Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Create your own winter container with fresh evergreens, branches and ribbon. Bring your own container or purchase one of ours. Cost is $40 and includes evergreens, soil and design consultation . Accessories are available for an additional fee.

Holiday Open House: 

Enter a winter wonderland filled with our homegrown poinsettias, holiday plants and gift ideas.  Let us inspire you with our extensive collection of gift ideas and ornaments for all your decorating needs.

Receive Double Rewards Points on All Applicable Purchases on Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 18-19)!  (Visit kleinsfloral.com/loyalty-program/ to sign up if you are not currently a member of our Rewards Program)

Shine on Madison Lighting Ceremony 200 State St., Madison November 18, 6:08 p.m.

Madison's Central Business Improvement District is partnering up with area property owners, businesses, community organizations and area non-profits to present a new, unified Downtown Holiday Celebration called "Shine On Madison". This six-week community event will include a holiday lighting ceremony, a celebration of the history of the Capitol, a special focus on downtown retailers, enjoyment of our arts and a strong sense of community. The lighting ceremony will take place at 6:08 p.m. activities from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m.

See shineonmadison.com for more information.

Metcalfe's Market West Towne 7455 Mineral Point Rd., Madison November 18, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Find some holiday inspiration and cheer with Metcalfe's at their Holiday Open House. Sample from local producers & Metcalfe's kitchens, get gift and recipe ideas, and find out about Metcalfe's holiday catering.

Stone Fence 2322 Atwood Ave., Madison November 18, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Book Launch Party! With local authors Molly Bandt and Tina Murua
Saturday, November 18. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 
Light Refreshments

 

November 19

Business Address Date Description
Klein's Floral and Greenhouses 3758 E. Washington Ave., Madison November 19, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Container Workshops Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Create your own winter container with fresh evergreens, branches and ribbon. Bring your own container or purchase one of ours. Cost is $40 and includes evergreens, soil and design consultation . Accessories are available for an additional fee.

Holiday Open House: 

Enter a winter wonderland filled with our homegrown poinsettias, holiday plants and gift ideas.  Let us inspire you with our extensive collection of gift ideas and ornaments for all your decorating needs.

Receive Double Rewards Points on All Applicable Purchases on Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 18-19)!  (Visit kleinsfloral.com/loyalty-program/ to sign up if you are not currently a member of our Rewards Program)

J. Henry & Sons 7794 Patton Rd 
DaneWI

November 19, 3:30 p.m.

J. Henry & Sons Award Winning Bourbon presents
Bourbon, Cheese, Chocolates, Egg Nog, Gift and Party Ideas for the Holidays! With Special Guests, Sara Hill, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Megan Hile, Madison Chocolate Company, Mara Budde, Sassy Cow Creamery, Your hosts Liz Henry, Executive Bourbon Steward and THE Joe Henry.

Pop-Up holiday open house. We will Sample J. Henry bourbon and award winning Wisconsin cheeses, pairings directed by Liz Henry, Executive Bourbon Steward and Sara Hill, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Enter to win the Holiday Nog Contest - A bottle of J. Henry & Sons Small Batch Bourbon and a Gallon of Sassy Cow organic egg nogSavor bourbon infused salted caramels and chocolates from Madison Chocolate Company. Learn to make simple holiday punch, special cocktails using Wisconsin Bittercube bitters and beautiful pairings for your holiday events. Take home an engraved Glencairn Glass or Wisconsin Old Fashioned gift box.  

Gift certificates available. Have fun holiday shopping!  

RSVP Here

 

November 24

Business Address Date Description
Fontana Sports Specialties

216 N. Henry St., &

231 Junction Rd., Madison

 

November 25, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. We'll have Black Friday specials going all weekend at both locations. Be sure to stop into Fontana's Holiday Workshop at our downtown location, make a $20 or greater purchase & get entered to win the GIANT stocking ($250.00+ value)! 

 

November 25 Small Business Saturday

Business Address Date Description
JNJ CraftWorks 1051 North Edge Tr., Verona November 25, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Come shop with us on Small Business Saturday and enjoy give-aways, and savings all day long! 

The first 20 people who walks-in the door will get a tote bag filled with goodies!
The next 20 people through the door will get gift certificate ( $5 - $20) that can used on same day.

From 10-11am, everything is the store will be 10%off.

Every $50 purchase we will give $5 gift certificate for your future purchace.

Thank you for shopping local and supporting local business and local artist all year long.

When you are in the area check our neighbor Minerals and rock store. RSVP the the Facebook event.
America's Best Flowers 4311 Vilas Hope Rd., Cottage Grove November 25, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. We are celebrating Small Business Saturday and promoting other local businesses in the area. There will be a Holiday Porch Pot Workshop, Prizes, and more!
Serrv 224 State St., Madison Saturday, November 25, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. On Small Business Saturday we will have a raffle to win a $50 Gift Certificate, special sales throughout the day, and a lot of chocolate treats to share!
Dane Buy Local Small Business Saturday is an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses and celebrating communities across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, you can get out and support the places you love with the people you love on November 25. Businesses all over Madison, Dane County, South Central Wisconsin and beyond will participate in Small Business Saturday.

 

November 28

Business Address Date Description
Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs (WWE) Grand Ballroom at the Wyndham Hotel
2969 Cahill Main, Fitchburg
November 28, 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. If you only do one event a year...this is the event! Come on out to the Grand Ballroom at the Wyndham Hotel and for a small registration fee, appetizers are included! Enjoy your favorite beverage (from the cash bar). And bring your Christmas shopping and wish list! Sign up at www.wwesouthcentral.org

Silent Auction!

We have a wide variety of items from local businesses, so bring your holiday gift list and have fun bidding! Your support will help WWE provide top-notch programming and education, and support young women entrepreneurs through GIRLS'BIZ. You will also be supporting a local charity, The Road Home.

Community Partners!

WWE has partnered with a number of local business to join forces and further enhance the success of women entrepreneurs. Visit our partners, such as Channel 57 and Madison College, and discover what they offer in our community and how they may benefit you and your business.

Vendor Fair!

We have a unique selection of businesses offering you a FREE sneak peek into their specialty. Maybe you can get a chair massage, or sample some reflexology, or have your perfect color pallet revealed… Be prepared for an experience!

Tuesday, November 28th from 5:30pm until 9pm $15 advance registration $18 at the door

LOCATION

Grand Ballroom at the Wyndham Hotel
2969 Cahill Main, Fitchburg, WI 53711
Parking is FREE (and ample)

Registration is recommended so we can plan enough food. www.wwesouthcentral.org  email:events@wwesouthcentral.org

 

December 2

Business Address Date Description
MOM (Middleton Outreach Ministry)  3502 Parmenter St., Middleton  December 2, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Creating for a Cause Presents the Holiday Art Fair to Benefit Middleton Outreach Ministry, Sat. 12/2 (10 a.m. 5 p.m.); Sun., 12/3 (11 a.m.- 4 p.m.) Join us in the MOM Food Pantry, 3502 Parmenter St. and shop local artists and craftspeople for unique and lovely holiday gifts. Sponsored by Willy Street Co-op, American Girl, First Business Bank, Alpha Graphics; artfair.momhelps.org

 

December 3

Business Address   Date  Description
MOM (Middleton Outreach Ministry) 3502 Parmenter St., Middleton December 3, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Creating for a Cause Presents the Holiday Art Fair to Benefit Middleton Outreach Ministry, Sat. 12/2 (10 a.m. 5 p.m.); Sun., 12/3 (11 a.m.- 4 p.m.) Join us in the MOM Food Pantry, 3502 Parmenter St. and shop local artists and craftspeople for unique and lovely holiday gifts. Sponsored by Willy Street Co-op, American Girl, First Business Bank, Alpha Graphics; artfair.momhelps.org

 

December 7

Business Address Date Description
Isthmus Eye Care 7601 University Ave., Middleton December 7, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Eyewear Style Show Event featuring fashions from Lafont. Join us at our Middleton location on Thursday Dec 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In addition, now through the end of 2017, purchase the Ultimate Lens Package and get your second set of lenses free!

 

December 10

Business Location Date Description
City of Fitchburg Fitchburg Community Center, 5510 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg December 10, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 31st Annual Children's Holiday Party, Sunday, December 10, 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Fitchburg Community Center, 5510 Lacy Road. Visit with Santa and get a video of your child's visit; enjoy an inflatable playground, popcorn balls, face painting, crafts, hot chocolate and more! 

 

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