Friday, December 19, 2014

Season's Greetings, last day to shop and support Local before Christmas !

Season's Greetings !

Can you believe it? Tomorrow is the last Saturday Morning Market before Christmas and if you still have some gifts to buy, the Market is a great one-stop destination to fill your list. Here's are some of our favorite booths at market with some gift ideas as well as favorite foods to eat at market or take home !

CRAFTS:

Steve & Kim of Tropical Glass Creations (Row 4) have a great assortment of beautiful glass offerings...jewelry, yard art, ornaments, dishware and more.Dont' forget to say hello to our favorite Market mascot, Emmette, when you visit their booth.

Linda Taylor of Its Our Nature, has wonderful hats and clothing

Around the northwest corner of the market, our friends, Wes Art, has whimsical painted garden art, and Bob Bradley makes beautifully crafted Adirondack furniture.

Jennie and Alan, of Mountain Hand have very reasonably priced gold and silver jewelry.

Juan and Chichi, can be found right next to Tropical Glass Creations. Juan is a super talented artist and his renditions of St. Pete landmarks are especially fine.

Sam Stone, a popular local troubadour, has a booth at market with wonderful retro St. Pete cards, plates, cups, mouse pads, magnets and more.



FOOD:
Alice, of The Cheese Lodge, located at the southwest end of the market, has a yummy assortment of cheeses and deli goods, many of which you cannot find locally and her prices are especially affordable.

Mike of M & M BBQ, has some of the best BBQ around and also does Salmon, Ribs, Breakfast offerings.

Glenn, of the La Petite France Red food truck, is one of the market's most popular food stops and has glorious crepes, all made by hand, and makes personalized crepes, no matter what your taste.

Chef Michael and Nancy, of St. Pete Bakery, located right across from the music stage, have the best pastries around and has a wide assortment of eat there/take home offerings.  Especially try his Bread Pudding!


PLANTS:

Mitch Armstrong Nursery (of course !) Whether you need something special for your house or patio for the holidays, or that special gift for the plant lovers in your lives, we have a great assortment of of colorful perennials, Bougainvilleas, Geraniums, and of course, our popular succulents. We will also have a great new assortment of Air Plants this week. Did you know we also carry some other special things for your garden and home? We have unique Shell wind chimes, that will gives you some nice music in the garden, and they make great holiday presents. And for those of you, who have time off during the holidays and want to enjoy this gorgeous weather we are having, we have in stock unique exotic tropicals and vines. 

Here's the scoop for the market:

Saturday Morning Market
Al Lang Field Parking Lot
Market hours 9am-2pm
Armstrong Nursery is located on the very back (East Row) of the Market, just look for our colorful display and our smiling faces !


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