Ann Arbor Area Community News
If you avoided the mobs on Black Friday, you may still have a bit of shopping to do. Where to turn if you don’t want to go to the out-of-town chain stores?
First up is Buy-Local Week from December During 4-10. The Living Economy Network is organizing great events, a movie showing, prizes, all sorts of good stuff.
If your tastes are a bit more indy-artsy, you can check out the Shadow Art Fair at the Corner Brewery in Ypsi on December 1 from 8-12 p.m. on December 2 from 11 am to 8 p.m.
If folk art/fair trade is your thing, the Alternative Holiday Fair at First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor on Sunday, December 3 from 4-7 has you covered. This is the place to be for peace gear and fairly-traded goods from around the world.
Local blogger Ypsidixit recommends that you Say I Love You with a Worm Bin from Growing Hope.
Personally, my favorite place to shop for the holidays is Ten Thousand Villages. They’ve got a great selection of beautiful hand-made goods from around the world. Their prices are great, and the money you spend really does get to the people who make the goods. And this Monday, December
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