The Fourth Quarter is essential to so many small businesses’ bottom line. Luckily for us, it’s easy to support the shops and restaurants of Lincoln Square and Ravenswood when they’ve got specials like these! Check back throughout the holiday season for the latest and greatest ways to save money shopping small. Skip the mall and put your money where your house is – right here in your community!
Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center Toys for Tots Drive - 11/27 - 12/14
Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center, 5215 N Ravenswood Suite 105
Century21 Affiliated Toys for Tots Drive, 11/26 - 12/15
Century21 Affiliated, 2528 N Lincoln Avenue
29th Annual International Small Print Exhibition & Holiday Sale - Saturday 12/1 through Thursday 1/31
Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, 4912 N Western Avenue
Grand Opening Party: Saturday, & Sunday, December 1-2, 11am - 7pm
Preview the exhibition - this is where you can buy stuff while we're still putting it up on the walls:
Thursday, November 29th 6-9pm
Friday, November 30th 12-5pm
Extended Holiday Hours:
12 - 5pm Tues-Sun, December 4 - 22 (Closed Mondays)
Click HERE for more details.
Santa Claus is Coming to Urban Pooch - Sunday 12/9 and Thursday 12/13
Urban Pooch, 4501 N Ravenswood Avenue
HO HO HO! Santa is coming! Santa is coming! ALL are welcome to come and enjoy Santa's company with us! Santa will be in the store spreading good cheer! Tell him what you want for Christmas, get a picture with him, or just convince him that you're definitely NOT on the naughty list this year (hehe!)
- Sunday, December 9 Noon - 3pm
- Thursday, December 13 6:30 - 8:30pm
Urban Pooch will be staying open late on Thursday, December 13th so everyone can get a chance to see Santa! (Although daycare operations will still be closing at 7 PM)
We hope you can make it!
Weihnachtsmarkt - Friday 12/14 and Saturday 12/15
DANK Haus, 4740 N Western Avenue
Enjoy German-inspired Christmas shopping, food, and music!
DANK Haus's Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) takes place on Friday, December 14th, with a VIP Party and Saturday, December 15th, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Santa Claus himself will arrive at 1:00 pm and kick off a series of horse-drawn carriage rides. Space is limited, so book tickets while you still can!
Click HERE for details!
Santa Claus Pancake Breakfast - Saturday 12/15 and Sunday 12/16
Davis Theater, 4614 N Lincoln Avenue
Come on out for the second annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa! Brown Line Vineyard is partnering with Megan Hagans Chicago Real Estate Agent to put on a family fun event at the Davis Theater and Carbon Arc Bar. Take photos with Santa, have breakfast, enjoy the day!
Photos are FREE and are first come first serve. They’ll be available for download the week after the event hosted on Brown Line Vineyard’s website. Santa will be setup in Theater #2, on the stage, ready to take photos with you and your little ones.
Click HERE for ticketing information.
The Sunnyside of Lincoln - Holiday Edition Monday 12/17
Details to come
Show of Hands, Last Minute Show - Thursday 12/20
Artifact Events, 4325 N Ravenswood Avenue
SHOW of HANDS is thrilled to announce the addition of a BRAND-NEW event to its roster: SHOW of HANDS Last-Minute!
This very special 1-night show will be held the Thursday evening right before Christmas, December 20, 2018.
Shop unique gifts, receive special holiday promotions and sample seasonal treats from our 50+ exhibiting vendors
Enjoy festive refreshments including brews and cocktails from Begyle Brewing, Union Horse Distilling Co. and The Bitter Ex Bitters Co.
PLUS complementary GIFT WRAPPING for all of your purchases... and much, much more!
Bloom Yoga Studio
Buy $120 gift card for only $100
*Offer good through December 31, 2018. May not be combined with other offers. Gift certificate must be purchased for someone other than yourself. Gift certificates are non-transferable and non-refundable. Gift certificate value can not be split among multiple cards.
ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE
ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE,
On Small Business Saturday, ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE will be giving away a Chicago Natives Swag Bag to the first 50 shoppers. 4 random bags will include a $50 ENJOY gift card!!!
Urbangeneralstore.com will offer free flat-rate shipping from Black Friday (11/23) through Cyber Monday (11/26) plus an additional 10% off coupon for newsletter subscribers and Facebook/Instagram followers.
Mata Traders, 5112 N Ravenswood Avenue
Black Friday (11/23) through Fair Tuesday (11/27) 30% of everything online at matatraders.com using discount code SHOPFAIR18
Neighborly, 2003 W Montrose AvenueBlack Friday - 11/23 - In-store gift card scavenger hunt - win gift cards to Neighborly up to $100.Small Business Saturday - 11/24 - Made in Chicago Sale - 15% off all our products that are made in Chicago.
On the Route Bicycles
On the Route Bicycles, 2338 W Lawrence Avenue
November 24th through December 23rd - 25% off all bicycle tune ups and 25% off any winter clothing or accessories at tune up drop off or pick up.
November 24th through December 23rd - 25% off any helmet.
The Chopping Block
The Chopping Block, 4747 N Lincoln Avenue
All of November - Stock up on all of your holiday baking needs! Save 20% on bakeware in November.
Black Friday - Friday, November 23 8am - 10am. Shop local and a little later than the crack of dawn on Black Friday! Save 20% off everything in both stores from 8am-10am. We'll also hide four gift cards valued at $25 each at each store so put your sleuthing skills to work and find some free money to get that holiday shopping done.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 24 8am-10am
Shop small and early on Small Business Saturday! Save 20% off everything in both stores from 8am-10am. We'll also hide four gift cards valued at $25 each at each store so put your sleuthing skills to work and find some free money to get that holiday shopping done.
Monday, November 26
Save 10% off all online gift card orders placed on Monday, November 26. Give the gift of cooking this holiday season!
Tuesday, November 27
We're donating 5% of retail sales on Giving Tuesday to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Help fight hunger as you do your holiday shopping!
Give the Gift of Cooking this Holiday Season
In December, buy a $100 gift card, get 10% off your remaining purchase. Buy a $200 gift card, get 20% off your remaining purchase. This offer is for in-store shoppers only.
Nomadic Ant, 4604 N Western Avenue
Small Business Saturday (11/24) Shop Small & local & save 15% on your purchase.
Dental Innovations, 4554 N Lincoln Avenue
Get a bright smile for the holidays! During the month of November, receive an in-office whitening for half price!
Groundswell Coffee Roasters
Groundswell Coffee Roasters, 4839 N Damen Avenue
On Small Business Saturday, stock up on amazing coffee at Groundswell with their whole bean coffee bag & mug combo for just $20. Small Business Saturday only, folks!!!
Hazel and Hazel Apparel
Hazel, 1835 W Montrose Avenue and Hazel Apparel, 1926 W Montrose Avenue
We invite you to show your support for small businesses by participating in Small Business Saturday, November 24. This year Hazel will be raﬄing oﬀ four $50 gift certiﬁcates, stop in both the gift and apparel stores to enter! Also, the gift store will have some delicious seasonal refreshments all day for you to enjoy while you dive in to your holiday shopping.
As always, both stores will oﬀer complimentary gift wrap to make your holiday shopping that much easier!
Timeless Tots, 4757 N Lincoln AvenueBuy $100 in gift cards and get a $25 gift card free at Timeless Tots!
Hazel Apparel, 1926 W Montrose - Hazel's racks and shelves are full of a unique variety of brands that your loved ones are certain to appreciate. Something we love to recommend for gifts are our one-size pieces for women including shawl vests that can come in multiple colors and can be worn several ways, cozy slippers and slipper socks. Probably the most gifted item from the apparel store is also one-size, socks! They are the perfect stocking stuﬀer or add-on to any gift and we have a large variety to oﬀer!
Merz Apothecary, 4716 N Lincoln Avenue - Merz Apothecary and the new Shops at Merz carry so many unique items, beauty products, perfumes, and more. This is the perfect place to shop for the ladies in your life!
Mata Traders, 5112 N Ravenswood Avenue - Shop online and support Mata's fair trade fashion journey. Mata Traders features dresses, jewelry and accessories that help support women earn fair wages around the world.
The Attractivators, 1830 W Wilson Avenue - The Attractiators have put together specialized product kits for the holidays. Give the gift of good hair this season with Davines Holiday Sets, complete with a shampoo, conditioner and styling product from each of our best-selling lines, Essential Haircare and OI. Now, Your Hair Assistant also joins the exciting assortment - just in time for glamorous holiday and new year moments. Each set comes in a beautifully crafted box, designed to be used again and again. Treat someone special in your life, maybe even you!
Fountainhead Market, 1966 W Montrose Avenue - Fountainhead's Single Barrel Selection Whiskies. These single casks or extremely small batch vattings were sought out by us in order to provide a singular expression of some of the world's best whiskies. These rare expressions are only available for sale at Fountainhead Market.
Hazel Apparel, 1926 W Montrose Avenue - Our Chicago Winters demand layers and our men’s shop is full of sweaters, ﬂannels, and light weight jackets with great details. In addition, our socks are the perfect stocking stuﬀer or add-on to any gift and we have a large variety to oﬀer!
For the Kids
Timeless Toys, 4749 N Lincoln Avenue - Timeless Toys is a perennial Lincoln Square favorite for kids and adults alike. Timeless Toys carries classic toys, books, games, and more. There's something for kids of all ages.
Timeless Tots, 4757 N Lincoln Avenue - Lincoln Square's newest shop features gifts, books, clothes, and accessories.
Edgewater Candles - Seasonal favorites are back at Edgewater Candles including Fraser Fir, Woodsmoke, Cranberry Juniper, Pumpkin Bourbon, and Spiced Apple Cider. Candles can be purchased online, at Sacred Art in Lincoln Square, or at the Show of Hands Holiday Show.
Hazel, 1835 W Montrose - The gift store is stocked full of jewelry, candles, housewares, baby gifts, men’s and women’s accessories and a great new ornament and stocking stuﬀer selection. Vintage games and old school candy encourages those of all ages to act like a kid on Christmas morning.
Neighborly, 2003 W Montrose Avenue - From candles to kitchenware, art to ornaments, Neighborly has a ton of local favorites and Chicago-centric gift ideas this holiday season.
Merz Apothecary, 4716 N Lincoln Avenue - Candles, diffusers, soaps, Merz Apothecary and the Shops at Merz have so much to offer when it comes to unique gift options.
Ravensgoods, 4703 N Damen Avenue - Ravensgoods carries jewelry, candles, soaps, accessories, and more. This little shop is full of wonderful gifts for everyone on your list!
ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE, 4723 N Lincoln Avenue - At ENJOY, there is truly something for everyone! This holiday season, they're making it easy on you with the "BEST GIFT EVER GIFT BOXES." There are 8 themed boxes, easy to grab and go for anyone on your list. ENJOY als has 100's of items under $20. Perfect for stockings, Hanukkah and White Elephant gifts.
Dovetail Brewery, 1800 W Belle Plaine Avenue - What makes the perfect gift for holiday parties? Beer! And glassware! And t-shirts! Dovetail has you covered with unique options to bring along to your next holiday gathering.
Lillstreet Gallery, 4401 N Ravenswood Avenue - Give the gift of creativity this holiday season with a gift card towards anything in the gallery or classes. The gallery is full of beautiful and unique gift options.
District, 4835 N Damen Avenue - tripod planter. These are only available at District. They are available and solid brass or solid stainless steel with black or white ceramic planter. $80
The Chopping Block, 4747 N Lincoln Avenue - The Chopping Block has products that make perfect gifts for all of the foodies on your holiday shopping list.
For the 4-Leggeds
Urban Pooch, 4501 N Ravenswood Avenue - TEARRIBLES 2.0 - The unique and FUN Interactive Dog Toy your dog can destroy over and over again! Now with detachable ears, tail, arms and legs! Available in Chicago Exclusively at Urban Pooch Canine Life Center & Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center. Special Orange color for the holidays is
also unique to Urban Pooch!
Heal Veterinary Clinic, 4108 N Rockwell Street - Gift Certificates are available for purchase during the holiday season and a special treat is included with each certificate. Purchase a $25 gift certificate and receive a Heal swag bag, buy a $50 gift certificate and receive a free nail trim ($17.50 value), purchase a $100 gift certificate and receive a free exam ($55 value). Heal is your one stop shop to get all the pet peeps on your list a gift they will love to use.Come on in and shop Small Business Saturday, enjoy apple cider and donuts with the Heal family, mention Lincoln Sqaure/Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce and receive a travel scented candle tin! Shop local this holiday season.
Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club
The Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club, 2501 W Irving Park Road
NBGC Holiday Tree Sale
Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Roping
All proceeds benefit NBGC Youth Programs
Saturday, December 8th
9am - 2pm or until we run out!
Saint Mathias School, Lot entrance is off of Western Avenue just north of Ainslie
The St. Matthias Christmas tree lot is open! They only sell the freshest, best trees, wreaths and garland in Lincoln Square! Open 6:00pm-9:00pm Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm Saturday, and 10am-7pm on Sunday. See you there!
Queen of Angels
Queen of Angels, 2330 W Sunnyside Avenue
Sales run from Friday, November 25 through Wednesday, December 21 (or as long as quantities last). Weekend hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekday evening hours are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is a wide variety of trees, wreaths and roping available for your holiday décor needs. All proceeds benefit the parish and school.