The holiday season is finally here! It’s time for lots of delicious food, time with family and friends, and holiday festivities. Want to know what your fellow Chamber members are up to this month? Check out all of the fun holiday events our members are having this November!
Wrapsody of Auburn
It’s never too early to get into the Christmas spirit! Join Wrapsody for their Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 4, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Enjoy a 25% discount on your entire purchase. There will also be a special when you buy two Ronaldo pieces – you can get one free! Not only will you get a head start on your holiday décor, but there will also be giveaways, yummy treats, and sips to give an overall cheers to the holiday season! Find high quality gifts, décor, clothing, handbags, and more at Wrapsody. Wrapsody is located at 112 North College Street.
Magnolia James Boutique
What if you could complete all of your Christmas shopping before Thanksgiving? Find the perfect gifts for your loved ones this holiday season at Magnolia James Boutique! Magnolia James Boutique is having a Christmas Open House on Tuesday, November 9th from 4 – 6 p.m. With every purchase, customers will be entered to win a $200+ value item. The fun doesn’t end there — the boutique will also be serving delectable wine and a charcuterie board for guests to enjoy while shopping. Shopping, wine, and cheese? Yes please! Magnolia James Boutique is located at 1957 E. Samford, Suite B.
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is partnering with the local chapter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc., an organization dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities, to “Match the Hatch,” in observance of Veterans’ Day on Thursday, November 11. Inspired by the exhibition Outside In, master anglers from the Auburn Chapter of this national non-profit will create realistic-looking lures to “match the hatch.” This event is free and open to the public. The demonstration begins at 2 p.m., with a light reception beginning at 6 p.m. Fly-tying materials will be provided while supplies last.
Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at their Holiday Open House on Sunday, November 28, from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy the sips and sounds of the season along with discounted merchandise at the Museum store! The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is located at 901 South College Street.
The Hive Nutrition Shop
Join The Hive Nutrition Shop on Sunday, November 14, for the 2nd annual Bee Merry Market! The holiday market will take place directly beside The Hive from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy delicious food from various vendors and food trucks while you shop till you drop! The Bee Merry Market will be the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. The Hive Nutrition Shop is located at 4184 Lee Road 146, Suite C.
Stop, drop, and pass the rolls! Feast your eyes on Lucy’s delicious Thanksgiving menu. With turkey day just around the corner, let Lucy’s give the gift that keeps on giving with their delicious Thanksgiving to-go feast. Pasilla rubbed roasted turkey breast, candied sweet potatoes, pumpkin cheesecake…say no more! Pre-order online by November 18 for a guaranteed delightful food coma. Pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 24 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Lucy’s is located at 2300 Moores Mill Road. See the full menu here!
Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort and Spa at Grand National
With Thanksgiving happening in just a few short weeks, it’s time to make plans for your Thanksgiving dinner! Celebrate with Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort and Spa at Southern Oak on Thursday, November 25, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. To secure your spot at the feast, please call (334) 737-2187! Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort and Spa is also having a wellness weekend Friday, November 5, through Sunday, November 7. This is the perfect getaway before the holiday busyness takes a toll. Room packages for this luxurious weekend of serenity are available now. See all that Auburn Mariott Opelika Resort and Spa at Grand National has to offer this holiday season here!
Ariccia Cucina Italiana
It doesn’t get much butter than Thanksgiving at Ariccia! Their Thanksgiving lunch and dinner is surely something to get excited for this November. On Thursday, November 25, Ariccia is serving a scrumptious Thanksgiving buffet that will keep you stuffed all throughout Black Friday! We’re talking apple cider brined turkey, baked three cheese mac and cheese, candied yams, risotto in parmesan wheel, and so many more mouth-watering choices. Lunch will be 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and dinner will be 5 – 9 p.m. Pricing is $65 for adults and $25 for children ages 6-12. View the full Thanksgiving buffet menu here! Arricia Cucina Italiana is located at 241 S. College Street.
Accentrics Too is hosting a Christmas Open House from November 2 – November 6 with amazing discounts just in time for the holiday season! On Wednesday, November 3, enjoy 20% off all art. On Thursday, November 4, there will be 20% off all lighting and lamps. Friday, November 5, don’t miss the 20% off sale on all accessories and Christmas items. Last but certainly not least, on Saturday, November 6, enjoy 20% off all furniture. Tis the season to amazing items with great sales!
Happy shopping! Accentrics Too is having a marvelous Black Friday sale on November 26. All accessories will be 30% off, furniture will be 40% off, and sale items will be an additional 20% off. You definitely do not want to miss this! Accessories include art, candles, tabletop, pillows, lamps, and lighting. Furniture includes chairs, chests, cabinets, and tables. Accentrics Too is located at 480 N. Dean Road, Suite G1.
Downtown Merchants Association
Blue is the new black in downtown Auburn! Blue Friday, the best shopping day of the year, will be on Friday, November 26, from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Get ready for doorbusters, deals, and specials all throughout the day. The celebration will continue with live music from 12 – 3 p.m. and from 6 – 9 p.m. Entertainment district will begin at 5 p.m. Grab a friend, put on your party shoes, and let’s get to shopping!
Get a head start on holiday shopping with the Downtown Holiday Open House! Your favorite shops downtown will be open on Sunday, November 28, for extended hours with discounts and special offers. Enjoy the deals from 12 – 5 p.m. It’s the most wonderful time of year in downtown Auburn!
Auburn United Methodist Church
What if you could listen to the beautiful musical stylings of four exceptional pianists and then eat chocolate? We have just the evening for you on Sunday, November 28! Auburn United Methodist Church is proud to present four musicians on four grand pianos to provide a rare and special musical treat during the holiday season. Also featured in the program will be Pam Schroeder and Michelle Reed. Following the concert, enjoy a chocolate dessert buffet in the church’s Mathison Lobby. Musical highlights will include inspiring arrangements of beloved carols including “Ukrainian Bell Carol,” “O Holy Night,” and “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” as well as other pieces including “Sleigh Ride,” and “Up On the Housetop.” No tickets are required to enjoy this beautiful evening filled with treats of every kind.
Want to give the gift of an experience? Head to the Auburn-Opelika Tourism website to view their 2021 Gift Guide!