Mark your calendars for Barks, Baubles & Brews, benefiting Alaqua Animal Refuge! Taking place on May 23 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., the furry friend fundraiser will include all-day designer trunk shows atChapeau & Chocolat, The Dressing Room Boutique, Sirens at the Beach,Wren’s Village Boutique, with 20% of all sales going back to the local, no-kill shelter.
Additionally, Alaqua will be hosting pet adoptions on the lawn from 3-6 p.m. and food and brew tastings from 5-7 p.m.; coinciding with our regularly scheduled Pop & Shop Concert Series with Continuum. To date, additional sponsors include Grayton Beer Company, Ben & Jerry’s, Charlie’s Donuts, Charlie Graingers, Bijoux Restaurant & Spirits, 3rd Planet Brewing, Polli Henna, Mara Design Group, White Pearl Fine Jewelry, Tesseyman, Primp Salon, Bijoux De Mer and The Salty Sparrow.
Beginning Monday, May 1, 2017 at 6:30 a.m. Charlie’s Donuts will be available for sale within Trent Moore’s Charlie Graingers. While the two merchants are unaffiliated, The Market Shops is pleased to have Charlie’s Donuts.
Owned and operated by Charlie Mingus, the 1920’s-style donuts are hand-rolled, dipped, and filled. The donuts weigh about three ounces, with up to five ounces for donuts with filling. Flavors include red velvet cake, blueberry cake, sour cream pound cake, and rainbow sprinkles. Donuts are available while supplies last. Additionally, coffee, milk and Florida Orange Juice will be served to accompany the donuts.
The Market Shops is pleased to announce three upcoming merchant events.
The Dressing Room Boutique will host Catwalk for a Cause, an event and contest benefiting Children in Crisis, Inc. on Thursday, March 30, 2017, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Twenty high school senior and junior girls, from Okaloosa and Walton County, are participating to win the prom dress of their dreams and walk the runway for a great cause. The participant who sells the most tickets prior to the event will be announced as the winner at the end of the fashion show and will win a custom prom dress of her choice. All proceeds will benefit local non-profit, Children in Crisis, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing homes to abused, neglected, and abandoned children in our community. Tickets are $10 and available at The Dressing Room Boutique or online.
Ben & Jerry’s fans around the world can mark April 4, 2017, on their calendar as the local scoop shop will celebrate Free Cone Day at The Market Shops from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fans are invited to The Market Shops, located at 9375 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, to join in on the company’s long-time tradition of thanking fans for their commitment and ongoing support. The event is open to the public, and guests will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Individual scoop cups and cones are complimentary during the allotted time. Additionally, guests who donate $1 will receive a second scoop as donations benefit The HER Foundation of Northwest Florida and Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast.
On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Bijoux Restaurant & Spirits will host a wine dinner showcasing Sterling Vineyards at 6:00 p.m. Featured wines include their 2014 Napa Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Napa Chardonnay, 2013 Napa Merlot and 2014 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. Sterling’s single vineyard estates include vastly different terroirs producing wines of great distinction. In addition to the fabulous wines, guests will enjoy 5 courses prepared by Bijoux Executive Chef & Owner Jack McGuckin. Cost to attend is $65 per person, and reservations are highly recommended. Please contact Bijoux at (850) 622-0760 for more information or to reserve your seats.
Wren’s Village Boutique, located across the breezeway from Charlie Graingers, has just received some new amazing Spring merchandise.
Side Stitch Los Angeles is quickly becoming one of the most popular clothing lines. They are known for their use of high quality tencel, (a very SOFT and high quality fabric), & well made tops, bottoms & dresses.
Additionally, a beautiful shipment from INIZIO Italian Clothing and Bel Kazaan are set to arrive in about a week.
Something weird and wonderful and maybe a little bit scary is going to happen next time you go to buy a pint of your favorite Ben & Jerry’s flavor.
First, you’ll saunter up to the freezer, confident that you know exactly what you want. But wait! What’s that?! Next to all the pints of Americone Dream and Chunky Monkey, there’s something new: Ben & Jerry’s Pint Slices! Thick slices of your favorite flavors, dipped in a dark chocolatey coating.
But now you’re faced with a dilemma: to pint, or to Pint Slice?
Take a beat. Don’t rush your decision. Luckily we have a handy guide for helping you along your journey:
Wren’s Village Boutique recently announced their incorporation of Rodan + Fields products! Wren’s Village Boutique is hosting a fabulous Launch Party Friday, January 20, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The lovely ladies boutique will be serving wine and champagne (as usual), yummy hors d’oeuvres AND skincare samples! Did we mention that ALL MERCHANDISE will be 25% off?!
As an advocate of the brand, Wren started using Rodan + Fields Soothe Regimen a few months ago, and attests her skin has never been better than it is today.
Additionally, the owner of Salty Sparrow Jewelry will be having a trunk show during the launch party! Their jewelry is hand made locally, and it is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS! Each piece is one of a kind.
Resident artist, Polli will be giving free hand hennas all day AND her gallery paintings here in the shop will be 50% OFF from 3pm-4pm during her one hour flash sale.
Jewel Toffier‘s annual, year-end sale has begun! Now through Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Jewel Toffier will be offering 40% off storewide and 50% off their Jewel Toffier brand. Note: this sales excludes JOD, ELLA, JODKAS & Fragrances. Phone orders are welcome and The Market Shops location can be reached by calling 850.837.1526.