A look at area sales and events:
1010 NIC’s holiday party is today, Thursday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy music, food trucks, cocktails and giveaways throughout the evening.
Swap Boutique is hosting a hot chocolate party this Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature a hot chocolate bar and sweet treats, along with special discounts on designer merchandise.
Hemline’s annual BOHOliday party takes place today, Thursday, Dec. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Highland Road location. The event features a Bijoux Jewelry trunk show, Hush holiday makeup demonstrations, ornament decorating, Gourmet Girls cookies, French Market Bistro hors d’oeuvres, giveaways and more.
The Royal Standard is offering 25% off regular-price Christmas items from now until Thursday, Dec. 24.
Join NK Boutique for the Maria Lightfoot Jewelry trunk show today, Thursday, Dec. 10, at its Highland Road location and meet the designer herself. Stop by any location today through Saturday for 60% off all sale items and 25% off the entire store.
Stop by VanGuard Gallery and Benchworks Studio on Laurel Street Sunday, Dec. 13, from 12 to 4 p.m. for a holiday open house featuring the works of local glass artist Stephen Wilson, a group show benefiting Bethany Centre School in Uganda, and a studio sale featuring Ford Thomas furniture and other creations by local artists.
Massage Emporium is offering a host of new holiday specials. Get a free cranberry pomegranate Greek yogurt mask with purchase of any luxe facial. Buy three $75 gift cards for $200, or buy six gift cards of any price and get one free. They are also offering two spa package deals: Winter Warmer for $75 (includes a 60-minute hot stone massage, hot towels and Tiger Balm ointment on a heated table) and Holiday Glow for $185 (includes a 90-minute therapeutic massage, exfoliating body scrub, premium facial, brow/lip/chin wax and a peppermint foot soak).
Local food purveyor Indie Plate is offering a variety of fresh items at 20% to 50% off on its website. The delivery service is also promoting a gift-card giveaway; customers who order at least $75 in groceries are eligible to win, and all orders of $100+ are guaranteed a $10 gift card post-purchase. And check out our recent article for a hearty winter recipe featuring Indie Plate offerings.