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Indie Rep Pop Up Gallery & Boutique Opening Party – 11/1

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For the month of November, Indie Rep will have a physical retail location in Pigtown inside of the new independent bookstore, Charm City Books! Come celebrate at their OPENING PARTY on Friday, November 1. Enjoy an entire floor featuring IndieRep artists and artisans and shop original art prints and paintings, natural bath and body care, handcrafted jewelry and more. Hop on the beloved GOGOs vintage fashion bus with Stacey Chambers (starting at 7pm). Jam to two live performances by Acacia Sears and Sondra Boyle of Hex Girlfriends & Sugar Glass. Sparkle with a little help from Hailey Graef of Zerra&Co. with a zero waste makeover. And finish the night with tarot readings by local astrologer and jeweler Michelle Nyguen of Ode To Venus.

The party starts at 7pm and will run until 10pm. Refreshments and cheerful celebration will be served! Support your local artisan community and enjoy a Friday night out.

Baltimore Spirits Co. rolling out a new gin named for the undead

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Photo courtesy of Baltimore Spirits Company

Just in time for the season of remembering the dead, Baltimore Spirits Company is branching out with a new gin dubbed Skeleton Spirit.

Fall Festival at the Village of Cross Keys, Tomorrow, October 5, from 1 to 3 p.m.

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Don’t miss the fall festival at the Village of Cross Keys!  Bring the kids for face painting, cider, a petting zoo, pumpkin decorating, arts & crafts, tasty treats at The Pied Piper and, of course, fabulous fall shopping!  It’s all happening tomorrow from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Village of Cross Keys.

What: Fall Festival at the Village at Cross Keys

When: Saturday, October 5 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: 5100 Falls Road, Baltimore 21210

The Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital Best Dressed Sale & Boutique

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The Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital invite you to check out their collection of bridal lines, clothes and accessories at their Best Dressed Sale & Boutique. Browse dressy, corporate and casual fashions from featured designers including Ralph Lauren, Tahari, Michael Kors, Prada, Lily Pulitzer and many other. Brides, take advantage of the bridal lines that will be available – ALL $500! Beautiful evenings gowns, perfect for the mother-of-the-bride, starting at $35. Preview party will be held on Thursday, October 24. Tickets can be purchased here. The Sale will continue from Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27. Shop for less and all for a good cause.

Join Halcyon House For a Blazers by Design Trunk Show

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On Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28, join Halcyon House for a Trunk Show for Blazers by Design by Karen Bene. These beautiful jackets, designed for both women and men, are inspired by traditional European sporting styles. Handmade in Germany, they feature fabrics, colors and details that can be customized to fit your style. Blazers are always a fashion-do throughout fall so make plans to stop by the Halcyon House.

Independent bookstore Charm City Books coming to Pigtown’s main strip

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Daven Ralston in front of the future home of Charm City Books in Pigtown. Photo courtesy of Charm City Books.

After years spent as actors, musicians and educators around the Baltimore and D.C. metro areas, Daven Ralston and her husband, Joseph Carlson, have cast themselves for a new role as small business owners.

The couple plans to open a bookstore on the main strip of Southwest Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood after recently relocating to Woodberry from Alexandria, Virginia, where Ralston has worked part-time for newcomer Old Town Books since the spring.

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