Community Spotlight: Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

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Holiday music, sparkling lights, peppermint flavors are just a few things that make their appearance to start the Holiday season. Christmas is coming and there is an amazing event to help get you in the spirit and it is close to your home at The Parker plus also helps support our local small businesses.

Small Business Saturday

Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber is once again hosting a fun Small Business Saturday event on Saturday November 30th. The events will start at 9:00 am and be running all day. This wonderful community event is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The business community is transformed beautifully into a Holiday wonderland. Come and enjoy some great carolers, live ice sculptures, festive decor and the beautiful tree lightning. 

Event Details

Santa will be kicking things off. Pictures with Santa will start at 9 am and run until 1 pm at The Perfect Cup stop in to see the big guy and grab some hot coffee while you are in. Urban Pooch Canine Life Center is offering pet pictures with Santa from 2 to 4:30 pm.

The Ice Carving will begin at 11 am right on Damen Avenue. Come and see what beautiful and fun creations the artists come up with this year.

The Victorian Carolers will also start at 11 am in Giddings Plaza and will run until 4:30 pm. They will have a performance at the top of each hour and each performance will last approximately 30 minutes. 

Dank Haus German American Cultural Center will be in Giddings Plaza from 11 am to 7 pm serving up their delicious German gluhwien Beer and hot apple cider. Stop by and give them a try. 

The Lincoln Square Tree Lighting will take place at 5:30 pm in Giddings Plaza. Bring out your family for this beautiful display that will really get you in the holiday spirit.

Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber is made up of two neighborhoods that come together as one community. They showcase some of the best Chicago small businesses that will be offering their own promotions and discounts during this amazing small business Saturday event. The local restaurants will be offering some of their best menu items for you to taste and provide you with comfort and refreshments after enjoying your day. 

The Parker Fulton Market: Shop near home

At The Parker we pride ourselves in supporting local small businesses within our community. Without these establishments the close and warm comfort of our community may not exist. 

We feature beautiful studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes with high-end finishes throughout, and amenities to spare all located within walking distance to many small businesses.

For more information, or to schedule a tour of The Parker, call (312) 600-4250 or visit us online.

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