Beyond Fair Trade Marketplace
112 Krog Street (at Stoveworks)
Starting your holiday shopping? Flee from the rat race of big-box stores and head to Stoveworks to peruse handmade wares from around the world, from jewelry to kids' gifts. All proceeds go straight toward organizations that work to support third-world communities. And that handmade necklace is way more stocking-worthy than anything you'll find at the Gap. Details here.
Deal Nearby: Mister & Miss Einstein's Ice Cream & Coffee House
Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hodgepodge Holiday Craft Market & Tree Lighting
Hodgepodge Coffee House
What's better than shopping local? Shopping local with a latte in one hand and a biscuit in the other. Join the cheeriest little coffee house this side of I-20 for their artist market and tree lighting, wherein handmade greeting cards, jewelry, holiday decor, and much much more will be up for grabs. Get the full scoop.
Deal (Ridiculously) Nearby: You're in luck!
Saturday, December 1, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Les Nouvelles Holiday Bazaar
Les Nouvelles (1320 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard)
This one goes out to all the ladiez who want to get a head-start on holiday shopping for their fellow fashionable friends. (And, okay, perhaps for yourselves too. No shame.) Hot toddies, makeup touch-ups, and sale items from schmancy designers await you, my friend. More info
Deal Nearby: Bone Lick BBQ
Saturday, December 1, 7 p.m.
#weloveatl: A Community-Driven Photography Show
Young Blood Gallery
Ever since October, we've been whipping out our smartphones and submitting pictorial homages to this place we call home. Now, #weloveatl is materializing IRL with a show at Young Blood, where the best odes to ATL will hang proudly on the gallery walls. RSVP on Facebook.
Deal Nearby: Zesto
Saturday, December 1, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Highland Row Antiques
Shop the Highland Row pop-up sale's vintage vinyl, house trinkets, and knick-knacks of all kinds to the soundtrack of DJ Vikki Vaden (also, snacks and sippin' beverages). Check it out.
Deal Nearby: Inman Perk
Saturday, December 1, 7 p.m.
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
House Of The Rock (731 Peachtree Street)
The Rolling Stones and Neil Diamond are comin' to town, and they're rocking out to benefit the homeless in Midtown. Alright, so these guys aren't exactly the leathery studs of yore, but they're pretty damn close. Catch Nine Inch Neils (covering Neil Diamond) and the Jagged Stones (paying homage to the Rolling Stones), plus pizza, drinks, and desserts. Suggested adult donation: $10 + 1 can of food
Deal Nearby: Senor Patron
Saturday, December 1, 10 p.m.
Blast-Off Burlesque's Taboo-La-La: Polyester
The wacky vixens of Blast-Off are doing it again: a movie night at the Plaza supplemented by their burlesque tomfoolery. This time, it's an homage to John Waters with Polyester, supplemented by a fashion show, complimentary cocktails, a raffle, and something called a Smell Contest. Curious, indeed. Info
Deal Nearby: Gekko Sushi
Saturday, December 1, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. & Sunday, December 2, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Chamblee Antique Row Holiday Open House
Antique Row (Broad Street and Peachtree Street)
Got a love for the old-school? Prefer your gramophones and pennyfarthings over those newfangled iPods and bicycles? Chamblee's Antique Row is one of the best spots in Atlanta to explore the world of antiquarian delights, and their annual Holiday Open House is the perfect introduction. Details, details.
Deal Nearby: Zen Tea
Sunday, December 2, 11 a.m.
Demo & Book Signing with Kevin Gillespie
Grant Park Farmers Market
Deal Nearby: Condesa Coffee