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Two New Events

by Marianne Lods, Executive Director, Millville Development Corporation
Two new events will begin in the next few weeks of this summer in the Glasstown Arts District!  On Saturday, June 24, “Made in Millville”—an event filled with artisans and crafters—will be hosted at the Village on High, 501 N. High Street.
Join the fun from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the courtyard and sidewalk at the Village. We will kick off the first day with eight crafters—An Octopus’s Garden, Blount’s Bling & Things, Color Street by Sue, Colorful Creations by Chrissy, Kraves by Karter, Sammy’s Sensationals, and Tamaralicious Designs
Made In Millville will also feature live music by Andy Dimacle. This event will be held through the summer every fourth Saturday of the month—July 22, August 26, and September 23. A few more artisans are joining in the future months.
If you get hungry, there are several great spots to enjoy lunch nearby. In the Village enjoy the vegan/vegetarian fare of Wildflower Vegan Café. Across the street you will find Bruni’s Burgers, Touch of Tom’s, Manny’s Pizza, and Great Wall of China. Go south to the post office block and check out Everything Classie Sweet Soulful Café and BJ Roaster. There is something delicious to satisfy everyone’s taste.
To get more information, follow us on Facebook at Millville Glasstown Arts District.  Hope to see you there!
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In partnership with Holly City Development Corporation’s Neighborhood Preservation Program and the City of Millville we will be celebrating “Christmas In July!” For the entire month of July, 15 businesses will be offering discounts or special offers when you shop in their stores. You will then be eligible to enter a free drawing for prizes in the amounts of $500, first place; $250, second place; and $100, third place. The winners will receive “Downtown Dollars” for these prize amounts that can be spent in all of the shops/galleries/eateries listed on the Christmas in July flyer. Wow, right?
Participating in the discounts are:
  • An Octopus’s Garden
  • BJ’s Roaster
  • Colonial Flowers
  • Everything Classie Sweet Soulful Café
  • Holly City Family Center
  • Introducing Vicky
  • LaBottega of Art
  • Lather with Lavender
  • MGM Carpet & Flooring
  • Permanent Make Up by Camilya
  • Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts
  • Skynfix
  • Tina’s Hair Salon
  • Wildflower Vegan Café
  • Xanderlily
In conjunction with the month-long event, an old-fashioned Sidewalk Sale will be held on High Street on Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some of you probably remember the Sidewalk Sales of many years ago  They were fun with great offers and clearance items on sale. We expect that there will be tons of good deals this time as well. Mark your calendar and support your local businesses. n

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