Columbia City Connect shares upcoming weekend events

Santa says, “Shop local and support your ho-ho-hometown!” πŸŽ…πŸΌπŸŽ„

Check out the great shopping and dining in downtown Columbia City, thanks to Columbia City Connect.

πŸŽ…πŸΌThe Mercantile Christmas Stop: Stop in The Mercantile this weekend, Friday-Sunday, where there are some saws, grab last minute decor or unique Christmas gifts!

πŸŽ…πŸΌSanta & Mrs. Claus will be at Vintage Blessed General Store on Saturday, December 16th from 10am-Noon. Pets are welcome too!

πŸŽ…πŸΌThe Shops at The Sanctuary will be having many Christmas Sales as well as The Whitley County Children’s Choir on Saturday the 16th, as well as Santa’s last trip before the BIG SHOW! Come on out and get Sanctuaried!

πŸŽ…πŸΌNext Generation RC & Hobby Weekend Specials: Save 20% off all in-stock puzzles, mechanical wooden puzzles and paint-by- number. Sales continue on select Traxxas, Axial, Arrma, E-Flite and Spektrum items. (In-stock items only).

πŸŽ…πŸΌ The Very Merry Sale! Dec 16 8:30-3pm at The Gallery creations will be doing a STOREWIDE 10% on top of many other vendors discounts. 106 N Walnut Street Columbia City

πŸŽ…πŸΌ It’s almost time . . . BIRKENSTOCK coming January 2024!! If there’s a Birkenstock lover on your Christmas list then this deal is for you! Buy a gift card for $100 get a $10 gift card free at Shoes & Moore Inc!! **This gift card special is only available on Monday, December 18th.

πŸŽ…πŸΌRE/MAX Integrity Gingerbread House Decorating Party! Join in the fun Friday, December 15 from 5-8pm at the new RE/MAX office in the Grant Building, 305 W Van Buren St.

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Great gift idea: Life insurance! Stop in or call Olivia Hinen – State Farm Agent today for your free quote!

πŸŽ…πŸΌBK Wedding & Event Planning is a wedding and event planning business that has so much to offer! The 15th is the last day to order a box of 5 Elf on the Shelf Activities with a pickup day of Monday!

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Friday December 15th – Chapman’s Brewing Company Ugly Sweater Party 7-11 pm. Ugly Sweater judging at 9 pm. Winner will receive a $100 Chapman’s Gift Card; Open Mic Night 7-10 pm; Saturday, December 16th – Chapman’s hosts Live music from 6-10pm and $5 flights all day.

πŸŽ…πŸΌMoo-Over has a Gingerbread house build at their shoppe from 2pm-5 pm on Saturday December 16th. $50.00 per house. Make your reservation with Moo Over by Friday, December 15.

πŸŽ…πŸΌThe Kitchen & Company is a woman owned, woman run specialty food boutique based out of Columbia City. They feature Gourmet Kitchen Retail Items, Grazing Boxes, Boards & Spreads, Carryout Lunch & Catering. Located at 306 W. Van Buren Street, they are open Monday-Wednesday & Friday, 10 am-5 pm, & Saturday 8 am-2 pm.

πŸŽ…πŸΌ Stop in at Hinen Printing for a $20 personalized address stamp – great Christmas present idea for anyone who has recently moved or just needs a new stamp! For 34 years, Hinen Printing has been located in downtown CC directly across from the courthouse and they are open weekly, Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

πŸŽ…πŸΌAndy’s Car Wash Columbia City has a buy 4 Washes GET 2 FREE- Valid on Super Works & Works Washes December 15-24.

πŸŽ…πŸΌSage + Stone is hosting a Mystical Market on December 16th from 9 am-3 pm. Local author Madaya Wheeler will sign her children’s book: “Who Are You, Little Turtle?”, vendors to shop from including many local artists, hot chocolate and herbal tea station, Santa Clause from 12:00-1:30!

πŸŽ…πŸΌThe Junction Cafe & Home Decor CAFE is opening. Please join us Thursday December 14. 11-5. “Yes, it took longer than normal, but we felt anything worth having had to be just right for our faithful customers. Please join us 11-5, 322 W. VanBuren St. Columbia City

πŸŽ…πŸΌPickles CafΓ© will be open this Friday evening from 5 to 8pm with stuffed chicken tatas, Swiss steak, and a Salmon filet. Everything comes with homemade garlic mash potatoes and steamed veggies.

πŸŽ…πŸΌIndigo Studio open studio hours this week in Columbia City are Friday 12-3 p.m., Sunday 12-3 p.m., and ALMOST anytime by appointment.

πŸŽ…πŸΌDance ‘Til U Drop is offering a “Dance Experience” Purchase a 6 week Dance session, ages 3 and up for $55, discounts for multiples. We will provide a certificate to put under the tree. ❀️