Small Business Saturday 2016 in Sumner County
November 16, 2016
After all the turkey has been eaten and all the turkey-induced naps have been taken, most of us awaken to realize that the holiday shopping season is now upon us. While many people turn to Black Friday shopping deals to handle their holiday shopping lists, there is another great option available to help ease your shopping needs: Small Business Saturday on November 26, 2016!
What is Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday, first recognized in 2010, encourages shoppers to look to local retailers on the Saturday after Thanksgiving for their holiday gift needs! This is a great way to show love to local small business owners by shopping their locally-owned stores!
Sumner County has so many great local retailers and a few are spolighted in this post. Our post is by no means a comprehensive list of local retailers, just a small sampling of the many wonderful retailers we're lucky to have here! For a full listing of local retailers, check out http://www.visitsumnertn.com/see-do/shopping.
Gold & Co. Boutique specializes in estate jewelry, costume jewelry, rustic home décor, and great gifts for loved ones! They even have their own line of amazing scented candles that cozy up any house for the holidays!
No. 38 Vintage Marketplace collaborates with various vendors to present great home décor options including repurposed farmhouse items, salvaged antique pieces, candles, furniture, and fantastic artisan works. This is a great place to shop for the country-chic lovers on your list!
The Ruffled Nest promotes women’s fashion that keeps one perfectly ruffled from head-to-toe! They strive to provide feminine clothing pieces alongside unique, handmade jewelry that helps one express a more delicate side of fashion. Fashionistas will be overjoyed to received a gift from The Ruffled Nest!
A Daisy A Day Vintage and Antique Marketplace will celebrate its first holiday season as a brick-and-mortar store! This retailer partners with other vendors to house a market full of wonderful unique items that are sure to capture your eye. Located in the Historic Square in downtown Gallatin, it also offers an array of items from yesteryear that are the perfect gifts for the nostalgia collector in your life!
Countryside Studio is the home gallery of renowned artist R. J. McDonald, who is one of the nation’s leading wildlife artists. McDonald also delights people worldwide with the annual unveiling of his Santa Clause painting and 2016’s unveiling is titled “A Gift for All.” The artwork is available for purchase and would be a treasured gift for the wildlife or Christmas lover in your circle.
Tennessee Honey Boutique & Gifts is a specialty retail store that carries women’s fashions and accessories, along with great gifts. Their tag line is, “Southern charm with a bite of whiskey and a rustic soul!” Let Tennessee Honey sweeten up your gift-giving with lots of great options for the gals on your list.
Pink Park is a specialty boutique that combines fashion with Southern apparel and Southern appeal! They carry clothing, accessories, home and seasonal décor, and the perfect Southern-inspired gifts to give!
Davis & Co. Mercantile provides rustic Western elegance with an added flair of Southwestern style! They’ve got one-of-a-kind chic décor and unique furniture pieces, fashions and boots, accessories and jewelry, and lots of gifts, including organic and specialty foods! They also house goods made by artisans and craftspeople right here in Tennessee!
The Shoppes at Occasions is one of the largest gift shops in Middle Tennessee! They offer a wide variety of items from clothing, accessories, home goods and décor, furniture, and so much more! It’s the perfect place to shop when you need a fantastic assortment of gifts in a one-stop shop (you can get lunch there, too, at the on-site restaurant 5 Chefs)!
Homestead Harvest A-Z offers an eclectic mix of antiques to shop and is a great place to eat! The storeowner's focus is healthy, back-to-basics, clean food! With that focus, nutrient-dense whole and bulk foods, affordable gourmet organics, and nutritional guides are also available for purchase. This is a great place to shop for the antique collector on your list or the health-conscious eater in your group!
The Westmoreland Antique Mall is filled with hidden gems of gorgeous, exclusive gifts that are sure to dazzle the antique and unique enthusiast in your life! From grand pieces of furniture, nostalgic home décor, and vintage clothing and accessories, this place is a treasure trove of pieces that are fun to explore while you shop!