BFDDA NEWS

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

Visit BFDDA and Downtown Revitalization for more information and the Target Market Analysis from the Incremental Development IncDev Alliance. Start with the Introductory Lecture

Vermont Council on Rural Development and Take Action Rockingham in 2021, One Year Later

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.