BFDDA NEWS

Thank you Courtney McAuliffe for sharing! The Clock Tower from the Waypoint Center, Bellows Falls, Vermont

SHOP LOCAL program was a success! Shoppers were mostly from Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Saxtons River, Westminster and Grafton. Our “non-local” shoppers were mostly from Putney, Brattleboro, Chester and Springfield with our neighbors across the river spending over $20,000 at our local businesses. Thank you to all who participated! See Shop Local Page for Businesses, Prizes and Winners

2020 Holiday Season Events and Activities hosted by Downtown Businesses:  Halladay’s Flowers & Gifts Fundraiser through 12/12 to benefit Lisa Dumont and her family.  Sales & Prizes for shoppers. The Threaded Trunk Boutique Ladies Night Fri. 12/11  4-8  Specials and Discounts.  Sat. 12/12 scheduled shopping only The Rock & Hammer -Sales through December 20 J & H Hardware sales through December. Still offering curbside pickup! Call 802-463-4140 or shop online: jandhhardware.DoitBest.com Windham Antique Center New items daily. Window display of Hansel & Gretel a MUST SEE! new website: Windham Antique Center (windhamantiquecentervermont.com) Everyday Creative- Ladies Night 12/11 specials! 12/12 Virtual Paint Night – more details and how to sign up on Facebook River Artisans Cooperative- raffle on December 21.  Buy tickets online here! https://www.riverartisanscooperative.com/raffle.html?fbclid=IwAR0c05O55mgxDkHTmVCTm3CMuVXgvrTOZSZ5_1BED0SR5sqJR_rMeZrPHZk#/ Expanded Holiday hours 11-5 daily through Christmas Eve. Anastasias Closet Street Style Vintage-Modern by AnastasiaStarCloset on Etsy   Open Thurs-Sun See what’s new! Canal Street Art Gallery Gallery Night Live with the Artists! 6 PM on 3FBF Fri. 12/18 Hosted by Mike Noyes, features Corinne Greenhalgh’s embroidered linens. Facebook or available online at Events | Canal Street Art Gallery  Sherwin Art Glass Studio Hours or Shop Online POP-UP Businesses: Home Christmas Town Hall  Frank Hawkins signs in the Flatiron Exchange Building

Eateries: Jamaican Jewelz will be in the square both weekends! Fri. 4-8 and Sat. 12 -? Bellows Falls Opera House Triple Up Sat. 12/12 4-6 pm Rockingham Roasters at Windham Antique Center on Sun. 12/13 10-3 Moon dog Cafe -open 9-3 Wed, Thurs. Fri & Sat. Wunderbar take out- Fri & Sat. 4-8 pm 802.489.0289 Donovans takeout Fri. – Sun.Athens takeout 802-463-9777 Pizza Palace takeout 802-463-4447 PKS Irish Pub– Order ahead 802-732-8251 Friday 12/11 – Monday 12/14 4-8 pm Takeout: Mac & cheese, Creamy Chicken and Egg Noodle Soup, Guinness Beef Stew China Garden takeout 802-463-9885 Joy wah takeout 802-463-9761 Leslie’s Tavern 12/9-12/12  menu on Facebook, call after 2 pm 802-275-7809 Allen Brothers takeout or curbside 802-722-3395 Daily menu on Facebook. SANTA! on 12/12

Enjoy the lights of Bellows Falls all year round! Brought to you by a Regional Marketing Grant and so many volunteers and BFDDA.