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Event Dates
November 13; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 12; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
November 13; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holly Jolly Christmas on Lakeside Avenue

Friday, November 14 & Saturday, November 15, 2014; 5 - 9 p.m. Friday; regular store hours Saturday


The Garden Shop joins Lakeside-area merchants for a special holiday event! We are one of the trolley stops, so you can park and start your shopping here.

Take free trolley rides, meet Santa, shop for vintage treasures and browse the Farmer's Market during a Holly Jolly Christmas on Lakeside Avenue. This Northside neighborhood is known as a unique shopping district with shops featuring home decor, clothing, antiques and vintage treasures, toys, gourmet food and beverages and much more.  The event captures the feeling of yesteryear with a  close-knit community vibe.

Friday, November 14: Participating merchants (including the Garden Shop) extend hours til 9 p.m.; meet Santa and ride free trolleys 

Saturday, November 15; Regular hours apply; meet Santa and ride free trolleys, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Participants include:

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Munford Jewelry Buyers
Umami Gourmet Coffee & Exotic Tea Shop
Pass It On…Consignment, Antiques and Gifts
Lakeside Farmer’s Market
Lakeside Swim and Racquet Club
RVA Antiques
Peace Pieces Women’s Consignment
Brooks Optical
Edward Jones Investment
Whispers of Time
Coleman Brothers Flowers
Companion Extraordinaire
Consignment Connection
The Dance Studio
McAdoo’s Vintage Thrift/Ex Libris Books
Vintage Glass and Pottery
Robin’s Nest Antiqures
The Cane Connection
Quilting Adventures