Small Business Saturday and Month of Merry

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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 26. Participating businesses will hand out promotional "Shop Small" goodies to customers, from tote bags to dog bandannas expect to get some campaign swag. Participating 2016 businesses include:

Avondale Market and Cafe 10 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-941-7236
The Bead Shoppe: 2849 East College Avenue, Decatur, 404-296-9898
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
Mama Bath and Body: 112 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 404-377-7800
Mudfire Clayworks and Gallery: 175 Laredo Drive, Decatur, 404-377-8033
Purple Corkscrew: 32 North Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, 678-515-8232
Second Life Atlanta - Upscale Resale: 1 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 678-974-5671
Sunbrimmer Records: 4 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, 404-343-3892

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.

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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.