Updating to change the date: Van Ness Main Street is moving its pop-up holiday market from Saturday to Sunday, December 12th because high winds and thunderstorms are now part of Saturday’s weather forecast. The time is not changing. The vendors will be at both locations Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Politics and Prose holiday gift pop-up is also moving to Sunday, from 11 to 4 p.m. And Singing Capital Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. at the 4340 Connecticut location.
The original article and vendors list is below:
Van Ness Main Street’s holiday shopping event, now in its sixth year, is this Saturday, December 11th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. What’s different this year is that it is in two locations: at 4340 Connecticut Ave in Van Ness and at the Rosemary Bistro Cafe/I’m Eddie Cano streatery at 5010 Connecticut Avenue.
In addition, Politics and Prose is setting up a holiday gift pop-up shop from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. And Singing Capital Chorus will be performing at the 4340 Connecticut location from 3 to 4 p.m.
The outdoor event will be held rain or shine. Vendors and shoppers will be sheltered at both locations.
Here’s who and what you will find at the Van Ness Main Street holiday pop-up locations:
4340 Connecticut Avenue
All Very Goods
Apparel, accessories and stationery. Shop bags, bandanas, greeting cards (including holiday cards), prints, and enamel pins.
Science-inspired original artwork and fashion accessories.
Wheel-thrown pottery, including mugs, vases, plates, planters, and tie-dyed accessories including tote bags, scrunchies, dish towels, and bandanas.
Color Without Borders
Mosaic and fused glass home decor items, Christmas ornaments, flowerpots, plates, picture frames, magnet sets and kids’ magnet play sets. Many items are designed with the DC flag.
DC IS MY CITY
Prints and Postcards from Washington DC + Stickers, stamps, magnets.
Locally grown botanical art, goods and holiday decor.
Flip Flop Caravan
Original photography of DC in the form of greeting cards, fine art prints, and ready-to-hang artwork showcased in hand-refurbished wooden frames. Each piece is part of an effort to extend the lifecycle of objects and keep them out of landfills.
A creative husband and wife duo with a trio of businesses: BeMoShe, Plant The Culture and Mosart Artwear. Each entity focuses on empowering people of color through various art mediums such as canvas, art on denim jackets, clothing, jewelry and wooden art that can be displayed on walls or plants.
Hand-poured soy candles with original, custom fragrances. Each scent is named for a real person, place or moment to help people connect to what means the most to them.
Macrame by Reena
Handmade macramé items including plant hangers, keychains, coasters, earrings, and ornaments.
Geometric stained glass suncatchers, one-of-a-kind upcycled vases (from wine bottles), light affirmations, and self-watering planters made from upcycled bottles.
Home goods such as tea towels, oven mitts, coasters, ornaments and more.
Copper, sterling silver and brass jewelry.
Pink House Pottery
Handmade pottery, including lidded jars, candles, planters, ornaments, match strikers, and more,
Kids earmuffs, mittens and 3D animal print socks.
Sheree Brand Paper Co.
A visual artist who sells prints, cards, stickers, totes, and ornaments featuring my work. The artwork places emphasis on women of color, friendship, and women at rest.
Non-toxic room sprays for home, car, bedding, soft furnishings (made with only highest standard fragrance oils) and candles made from vegan, natural soy wax. Find floral bath soaks made with Epson, Himalayan salts, therapeutic grade essential oils and dried flowers.
Soaring Kite Books
A Black-owned children’s book publisher based in DC. Shop for books and pick up free coloring pages for the kids.
Handcrafted artisanal items for babies and kids.
To Bead Or Not To Be
Beaded jewelry, hair ornaments, and accessories for the home.
Handcrafted table linens, tablecloths, runners, and napkins. sewn by enterprising women in Uttarakhand, India.
Handcrafted bath, body and candles.
Wild Places Prints
Maps of DC neighborhoods, parks, nature and science – the vast majority with a strong DC focus.
5010 Connecticut Avenue
Soaps, body butter and other personal care products made with natural ingredients. A portion of the sales support access to mental health care.
Single-origin and fair trade organic coffee from the Medrano family network of coffee growers in Honduras.
Lavender Rose Boutiques
Beautifully handpicked apparel and accessories, children’s clothing, and soaps and candles.
Lords of Lulu
Beard grooming products, fragrances, and other items for personal care and self care.
Soy candles and apparel made with “pre-loved” and upcycled materials.