Downtown is dressed up in retail for the holidays.

Enjoy the fabulous Holiday Pop-Up Shops in downtown! All shops will open with a "Grand Unwrapping" on Friday, November 1 at 5pm and remain open through December 28, 2013. All of the holiday pop-up shops will be open until 9pm for First Fridays.

Holiday Pop-Up Shop Hours:


Monday-Friday: 10am-7pm

Saturday: 10am-5pm

*Open until 9pm on First Fridays on 11/1 !


Monday-Friday: 10am-7pm

Saturday: 10am-7pm

Sunday: 10am-4pm

*Open until 9pm on First Fridays on 12/6!


2013 Holiday Pop-Up Shops


The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery DTSB Offices at 217 S. Michigan St.


This location will "provide a pottery experience where all ages and skill levels

can develop an appreciation for the ceramic arts from process to completion."

These ladies will be selling their own personal artwork, but also be able to

provide classes for individuals, children and families.  They will offer paint-your-

own pottery and allow people to make their own pottery from mugs to various

figurines.  No reservations or experience needed.  They plan to make Santa

figurines/ornaments with children in their in-store events.  (574)360-3868


Forever Clean Soapworks, INC. 225 S. Michigan St. (City Center Place)

Lisa sells all bath and body products all from natural ingredients.  She plans

on doing giveaways for her events including her opening day and towards

Christmas as a gift basket. (269)449-0542


Upstyle Custom Home Boutique 225 S. Michigan St.


Focuses on up-cycled, re-purposing of furniture and home decor items.  Their

application lists various items including furniture, but also smaller items such

as coasters.  For events, they would like to do a craft class with kids and a

workshop with adults on repurposing items. (574) 292-1255


Kevin Haggenjos Photography 225 S. Michigan St.

Kevin is a photographer specializing in various areas such as weddings,

sports, family etc.  He will be selling photo items that can be personalized and

picked up within 1 - 5 days.  Kevin operates his business out of his home and

is mobile to different customer's locations.  He is planning on using his backdrops

as a window display setting and focusing on events on 1 hour photo shoots

with a discount.  Kevin has been partnering with SCORE Michiana and is also the

recipient of a start-up grant from Vocational Rehabilitation Services for the

hearing impaired.  He has been published in Today's Catholic.  His work has

also been displayed at The State Theater and the Dignity and Respect Campaign.

(574) 607-4337


Artisan Alley 225 S. Michigan St.

Tania sells various items, large and small.  All products are handmade.  Events

will be facilitated by people bringing in items for Pet Refuge, and other non-profits,

and then receiving a discount.  Her window displays will coincide with

First Friday themes and Christmas decorations.  Artisan Alley staff has retail

experience as well as a craft show presence.  Many items include repurposed

furniture, jewelry and home decor.  (574) 315-3791


The Ludus Machine 225 S. Michigan St.

The Ludus Machine specializes in tabletop and card games.  If you are looking

for a unique game that is hard to find at regular stores, stop by the Ludus

Machine.  The store even has space for you to come in and play your favorite

games.  Get involved in a tournament and learn a new game!  (574) 309-7045

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