By CECILIA PADILLA_BRILL
Shop for vintage housewares, jewelry, children’s books, athletic and casual wear and more at this Saturday’s Heatbeat House Dance Studio’s Holiday Bazaar. The free Small Business Saturday event brings together a collection of retailers, including Sankalpa, The Left Bank, Crystal Lynx Jewelry, Good Juju Candles and Tonics and Shio Design, Zyoha Essential Oils and Rachelle Candles and Soaps. To further ring in the holiday spirit, the family-friendly bazaar has something for everyone, including an ornament-making workshop for the little ones, ceramics with John and Shelley, tarot card reading and chair massage. Complimentary sangria and beer is also on tap. The Holiday Bazaar is held on Saturday, November 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In other Shopper & Diner news:
- The boutiques and restaurants of Eagle Rock are holding a post Thanksgiving, pre-Christmas block party on Saturday, Nov. 28. The 5th We Heart Eagle Rock Block Party will feature merchant deals as well as special events at shops and cafes on Eagle Rock and Colorado Boulevard.
- Find one-of-a-kind, handmade ornaments to top off the Christmas tree at Iam8bit’s Handmade Ornament Show. From now until December 20, the video game inspired art gallery features limited items such as the Star Wars Death Star and Tie Fighter by Crafty Is Cool. The shop is also hosting a Black Friday Weekend Extravaganza from Friday, November 27 to Sunday, November 29. Customers receive a $10 gift card for every $50 spent. Iam8bit is located on the 2100 block of Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park.
- After a series of delays, the New England-based national franchise Craft Beer Cellar has debuted its first West Coast location in Eagle Rock, the Los Angeles Times reports. The bottle shop offers bottles to go, refrigerated six-packs and large bottles. The taproom serves up a robust menu of local brews and the lounge area features board games and snacks from Homeboy Industries. A patio area is also available. Craft Beer Cellar is located on the 1300 block of Colorado Boulevard in Eagle Rock.
Cecilia Padilla-Brill is a communications writer and journalist. She writes news, health, education and feature stories. Cecilia is currently working on her first novel. She has lived in Echo Park since 1999
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