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DC Brau 3178 Bladensburg Road Northeast. Opens 2PM
We're teaming up with DC Brau once again to transform the brewery into a holiday bizarre on Small Business Saturday. More than 40 local small businesses will be selling everything from clothing and jewelry to home decor and packaged foods during this free-to-the-public event.  

Music by Reed Appleseed & Old Line Audio + games + food trucks!
LIMITED VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE - $10 EACH - VIP ticketholders gain early admission at 1PM for an extra hour of shopping, as well as a branded DC Brau tote. Children 10 and younger admitted free (no tote bag).​
Pop Up Collaborative | 12 pm - 7 pm
We join community partner, The DC Pop Up Collaborative as they transform a space into a holiday pop-up featuring women and minority-owned brands. Space will have 20 brands featured in the space above Sidamo Coffee shop at 417 H ST NE
Shop SMALL Business, Make BIG Impact | 11 am - 6 pm
Give and get while supporting 80+ businesses on Small Business Saturday at Shop Made in DC-- We are giving 10% of each purchase is donated to our Made to Market Curriculum Scholarships to help get more businesses retail ready!  +Free Lost Sock Coffee, Gift with purchase --- Snag a Signature Tote when you spend $50 + Samples from Mastika-- our new Greek Bakery.
Destination Congress Heights | 12 pm - 5 pm
Congress Heights Main Street presents a variety of vendors — many of them from D.C.’s Ward 8 will gather at the Democracy Prep Auditorium for Small Business Saturday to offer a “unique holiday shopping experience.”

Neighborhood Small Biz Saturday Happenings

Eastern Market:  Starting at 10 a.m., a welcome station on the Metro plaza — featuring hot chocolate — will be the spot to be to learn about which stores have deals throughout the day. The first 300 visitors can snag a goody bag.

Shaw Main Street: Shoppers wanting to save should be on the lookout for “Shawbucks” [et $5 off the cost of your purchase] in ads in Mid City DC and distributed throughout shops in Shaw. at participating businesses.

Downtown BID: The 14th Annual Downtown Holiday Market is located on the F Street sidewalk features more than 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses of ethnically produced goods.

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