The historic district offers more than 35 locally owned boutiques and restaurants with specialties including toys, games, vintage finds and antiques, collectibles, fashions, handmade soaps, home decor, art, jewelry and books. Local shopkeepers are inviting you to kick off the winter shopping season with their annual holiday open house with the Yuletide Winter's Gathering.
Pop-up shops include Vita Nova Boutique in the Bodega Wine Store next to Coldwater Cafe and MADE (crafted gifts and goods) above Merchant 31.
In addition to the open house, some stores will offer sales and others will be unveiling new winter lines.
Holiday-themed items will be available at businesses such as the new Scratch Bakery and the new Topsy Turvy Toys will offer 20 percent off storewide Friday through Sunday.
While Tipp City's annual Yuletide Winter's Gathering is the perfect event to get a jump start on your holiday shopping, there will also be plenty of FREE ways to get in the holiday spirit.
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Bonuses include free pictures with Santa and horse drawn carriage rides through the four quaint blocks of Main Street.
Photos with Santa Claus will be taken both days at Mauk Cabinets on 131 W. Main St., from noon to 3 p.m.
The free photos will be available on the Yuletide Winter's Gathering Facebook page.
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WANT TO GO?
What: A Yuletide Winter's Gathering
When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10
Where: Downtown Tipp City
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