Free tickets to Birmingham’s 2015 Market Noel

CONGRATULATIONS SONDRA Y HILL-WARD!! YOU ARE THE WINNER OF THE MARKET NOEL GIVEAWAY!!

 

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Guess what friends?!  I’ve partnered with the Junior League of Birmingham to gift one lucky reader a pair of tickets to this year’s Market Noel!!

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The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) holiday market-Market Noel, is celebrating 25 years as the premier holiday shopping event in Birmingham. Market Noel happily returns to the Cahaba Grand this year. The event will take place November 19-21and features more than 100 vendors from locations all across the country. All proceeds will benefit the 34 community projects of the JLB.

The festivities begin Wednesday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. with Preview Noel- Presented by Regions Wealth Management, an exciting party with hors d’oeuvres, specialty wine, beer and cocktails, fabulous swag bags for the first 500 customers, a silent auction, live music from Sean Heninger, and a chance to win a piece of jewelry valued at $4,000-5,000 from Diamonds Direct with the purchase of a glass of champagne.  While the ladies shop and try their chances in the Diamond Drop, the men are invited to enjoy the Man Cave with a beer and bourbon tasting from Good People Brewing and Dram as well as entertainment from The Lochamy Brothers of the SEC Network.

General admission shopping takes place November 19-21 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday and 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. 

Highlights of the week include a Girls’ Night Out with a beauty bar from Tonya Jones Salon and chance to win a treatment package from Dr. Jason Jack of Plastic Surgery Specialists at Market Bliss on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  A fashion show, ‘Rock the Runway- Couture for a Cause’ will be hosted by Lilly Pulitzer and will take place on Saturday from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Tickets for the fashion show include mimosas and a coffee bar from Royal Cup as well as brunch bites from Heidi’s Heavenly Cookies, The Fresh Market and Sister Schubert.

Visit www.marketnoel.net to purchase tickets and to review a complete listing of participating merchants and event details.  Follow us on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/MarketNoel, Instagram: @jlbmarketnoel, and on Twitter:  @JLBirmingham (#jlbmarketnoel). Tickets are also available at the door.  All special event tickets include admission for shopping.

To enter the giveaway for two general admission shopping tickets to this year’s Market Noel, you must do the following:

(1) Leave a comment below indicating why you would like to attend this year’s event

(2) Share this post on Facebook.  Leave a second comment on this post to indicate you shared the post for a second entry.

(3) Share this post on Twitter.  Leave a third comment on this post to indicate you shared the post for a third entry.

I will announce the winner Wednesday evening on my Facebook page and also updated this post with the name of the winner.  Good luck!!

Until next time!  Stay ‘Chic’!

Shop, Save, Share with the Junior League of Birmingham

It’s that time of year!  The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) is hosting it’s annual Shop, Save, Share event!  Starting October 21st, you can save 20% at a variety of retailers in the Birmingham metro area.

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For the tenth year in a row, the Junior League of Birmingham will hold its Shop Save & Share program. This fundraiser supports the League’s 34 community projects while at the same time driving customers to local retailers and restaurants.

When someone purchases a Shop Save & Share card for $40, they receive a 20% discount on merchandise and dining at the fundraiser’s more than 550 participating stores and restaurants throughout greater Birmingham. For 2015, The JLB have the highest number of Shop Save & Share supporters ever including business participants from Trussville to Hoover from The Summit to the 280 Corridor, as well as the communities of Homewood, Mtn. Brook, Vestavia Hills and many others.

This year’s Shop Save & Share program will run from October 21 through November 1, and the purchase of one Shop, Save and Share donation does the following:

-Provides one student the opportunity to participate in the College Admissions Made Possible program.

-Provides one week of snacks, magazines, books to mothers restricted to bed rest in the UAB NICU.

-Provides one child who is suffering from “under nutrition” to have food provided to them for the weekends for an entire school year.

-Provides 1.5 children one book per month for 5 years through Better Basics & JLB Imagination Library.

There will be a kickoff party on Oct. 21 at The Summit so be sure to visit the JLB wesbite for more details on this event!

Those interested can visit www.jlbonline.com or www.shopsaveshare.net to purchase a Shop Save & Share card and to review a complete listing of participating merchants and sponsors.  Additional Information about the fundraiser can be found on Facebook:  Shop Save & Share or Twitter:  @JLBirmingham (#jlbshopsaveshare)

Happy Shopping, friends!

Until next time!  Stay ‘Chic’!

 

Bargain Carousel 2015

CONGRATULATIONS, LAMOCA2014!  You are the winner of the giveaway!!  Thanks so much to all who entered!  Tickets go on sale tomorrow, so be sure to get in line early!!

Guess what friends?!  It’s time for Birmingham’s largest “garage sale” with items from over 1000 local families.  Yup, you guessed it.  It’s time for the Birmingham Carousel!  You know that I love a good deal, so this event is right up my alley and it should be up your alley as well. Saving money is good for everyone. 🙂

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Through member donations, Bargain Carousel provides shoppers with a variety of quality items at very affordable prices. In return, proceeds are returned directly to the Birmingham community through the Community Projects the Junior League of Birmingham supports. The JLB, Alabama, Inc. is an organization of approximately 2,400 women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. To learn more about the Junior League of Birmingham, please visit jlbonline.com.  Pretty cool, right? Sounds like an organization we can all stand behind.  So, check out photos from previous events to get an idea of the scale of the MAJOR sale they are hosting!!

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Bargain Carousel 2015, http://chicinacademia.com

SO MUCH STUFF!! And guess what??  Today is YOUR LUCKY DAY!  I’m giving away TWO general admission tickets for Saturday, April 26th!  All you have to do is leave a comment below telling me what you’re hoping to find at the sale, and I’ll select a winner at random on Wednesday, April 23rd.  Good luck!!

Can’t wait and want to get your tickets now?? Well you can’t.  BUT, info on sale dates, etc. is listed below!

2015 Sale Dates

Saturday, April 25th: 8 AM to 5 PM

Sunday, April 26th: 1 PM to 5 PM

Saturday Ticket Pre-Sale:

Friday, April 24, 3 TO 7 PM on site

$10/Ticket, Four Ticket Maximum

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Tickets will also available the day of sale and are half price after 10 a.m. Sunday admission is free and all items are half price.

More information can be found on the Bargain Carousel website: http://bargaincarousel.net/index.html.  Finally, don’t forget to leave a comment below to enter to win two general admission tickets!

Until next time!  Stay ‘Chic’!

*This post has been sponsored in part by The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) but all opinions are my own.