Month of Merry and Small Business Saturday

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Month of Merry
The Month of Merry kicks off after Thanksgiving with American Express' Small Business Saturday: Shop Small campaign.
What is the Month of Merry? A holiday shopping experience throughout the City of Avondale Estates in December.

Participating businesses throughout the City of Avondale Estates offer a variety of specials, open houses, discounts and refreshments to holiday shoppers. There are so many new and old businesses throughout the City to explore all with easy access to the City's free public parking and specials for the holiday season. Many businesses are within walking distance of each other, so grab a bite to eat and a cup of coffee, and explore Avondale Estates. Follow the Month of Merry Facebook page to stay up to date with specials, events and offers.

Participating 2015 businesses
Art Studio a Go Go: 47 Covington Highway, Avondale Estates, 404-917-4433
Avondale Towne Cinema: 106 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-228-3125
The Bead Shoppe: 2849 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-296-9898
The Beer Growler: 38A North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-228-1463
Brass Chair Barber Shop: 124 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-838-6218
Dog Feathers: 189 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-499-1006
Finders Keepers Consignments: Fashions, Boutique, Menswear and Furnishings: 84 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-296-0285; 2753 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-377-1944
Garage Door Studio: 119A Center Street, Avondale Estates, 404-748-9476
Good Karma Coffee House: 31 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-499-0999
Icing Cake Design and Sweets Boutique: 110 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-536-4790
Jack and Jill A Consignment Boutique: 88 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-508-0611
Mama Bath and Body: 112 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-377-7800
The Market in Avondale: 10 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-941-7236
My Parents' Basement: 22 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-292-4607
Pallookaville Fine Foods: 17 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-500-1785
Pine Street Market: 4A Pine Street, Avondale Estates, 404-296-9672
Professional Office Solutions: 8 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-826-4538
Rick's Pianos: 8 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 770-938-1056
Second Life Atlanta - Upscale Resale: 1 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 678-974-5671
Shop the Edge Thrift: 2718 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-378-1800
Sunbrimmer Records: 4 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-343-3892
Urban Grounds Coffee: 38 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-499-2136

Email City Planner and Community Development Officer Keri Stevens if you're a local business owner interested in participating.
American Express' Small Business Saturday: Shop Small
Small Business Saturday: Shop Small
Every year the City of Avondale Estates participates in American Express' Small Business Saturday: Shop Small campaign to encourage people to shop at small businesses. American Express estimates that over 88 million people showed up at "Shop Small" 2014.

Why "Shop Small" in Avondale Estates? The City of Avondale Estates is home to award-winning shops and restaurants teeming with gift-worthy goods including fashion, furnishings, art, music, artisan-cured meats, freshly baked treats, carefully selected wine and more. Many businesses are within walking distance of each other, so grab a bite to eat or a cup of coffee, and come explore! Check out the City's free public parking map for places to park around the City.

This year Small Business Saturday: Shop Small will take place on Saturday, November 28. Participating businesses will hand out promotional "Shop Small" goodies to customers, from tote bags to dog bandannas expect to get some campaign swag. Participating 2015 businesses include:

Art Studio a Go Go: 47 Covington Highway, Avondale Estates, 404-917-4433
Avondale Towne Cinema: 106 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-228-3125
The Bead Shoppe: 2849 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-296-9898
The Beer Growler: 38A North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-228-1463
Brass Chair Barber Shop: 124 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-838-6218
Dog Feathers: 189 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-499-1006
Finders Keepers Consignments: Fashions, Boutique, Menswear and Furnishings: 84 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-296-0285; 2753 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-377-1944
Garage Door Studio: 119A Center Street, Avondale Estates, 404-748-9476
Good Karma Coffee House: 31 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-499-0999
Icing Cake Design and Sweets Boutique: 110 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-536-4790
Jack and Jill A Consignment Boutique: 88 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-508-0611
Mama Bath and Body: 112 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-377-7800
The Market in Avondale: 10 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-941-7236
My Parents' Basement: 22 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-292-4607
Pallookaville Fine Foods: 17 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-500-1785
Pine Street Market: 4A Pine Street, Avondale Estates, 404-296-9672
Professional Office Solutions: 8 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-826-4538
Rick's Pianos: 8 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 770-938-1056
Second Life Atlanta - Upscale Resale: 1 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 678-974-5671
Shop the Edge Thrift: 2718 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-378-1800
Sunbrimmer Records: 4 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-343-3892
Urban Grounds Coffee: 38 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-499-2136

Visit the City's Facebook event page for specials from various participating businesses.
Also, check out the business directory for a complete list of businesses within the City.
Join in on the social media activity by using the hashtags #ShopSmall and #SmallBizSat.
Email City Planner and Community Development Officer Keri Stevens if you're a local business owner interested in participating.