New Stores & Openings, Markets, Pop-Ups & Events Are Back, Storewide Sale & More

Things are certainly picking up here in the QC, with most of the events we see taking specific steps to ensure safe gathering and shopping. Don’t forget your mask!

Events, Pop-Ups, & Markets This Week

Bedside Manor has 20% off almost everything in the store this week

Paul Simon Women is hosting their Summer @lafayette148ny Trunk Show right now at their store in the Village at SouthPark – adorable summer dresses

J Majors is hosting a Weddings / Bridal event at Norfolk Hall on Wednesday April 14 with local vendors like The Duke Mansion and Bella Bridesmaid. RSVP and vendor info here.

This month’s Chinoiseries Squirrel happens this week, starting Thursday at 109 Winona Street at 9am.  The sale runs 4/15, 4/16 & 4/17 from 9am to 4pm each day. Don’t forget your mask and make sure to socially distance yourself to help make a safe shopping experience for everyone. PLENTY OF PARKING at 109 Winona St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Laura Park Charlotte Dorm Sale in store this week ~ Buy one LP item and get the second LP item 50% off! Wednesday April 14 – April 16

Nebel’s Alley Night Market returns Saturday evening

April 17, 3 pm to 9 pm,in the alleys of the Design Center at 1920 Camden Road with 25 vendors in addition to the retailers and restaurants of the neighboring Design Center. photo via Sarah Slusarick Photography for Esther and Elsa (from pre-covid)

Local sisters & their brand Geoflora Jewelry are being featured by Madewell as part of the Hometown Heroes Collective.

Locals Ellen and Margaret Hinrichs have been creating jewelry since 2013 with sustainability and honoring nature is at the heart of their brand Geoflora. Geoflora only uses metal and gemstones from ethical sources, recycles all metal scrap either in their design or at the local scrap yard, uses natural mixtures for cleaning, and reuses all incoming packing material in their own shipments. To shop the spotlight on Madewell click here  or to shop Geoflora’s full collection click here.

 NOW until SATURDAY, APRIL 17TH. Every 10K pts = $100GC earned

The University City Food Truck Fridays feature a shopping market at Armored Cow each week with a different group of vendors Friday evenings from 5-9 pm. This week you’ll find these vendors:

Chocolates4you & More
Aaryn West
autumn janay
Chelsea Leigh Jewelry
No Label Candle Company
Alliss Craft Studio
The Paisley Lamb
Luhrs Wicked Wicks
Jack & Jesters 
Let There B Crafts
Personalized Panda
NB Organics
Creations by Krislyn
Boho Gipsie Spirit

Starving Artist Markets are back at various locations around town, stay up to date on their FB page here.

It’s a big brewery weekend for Saturday markets, Saturday 4/17 brings the Annual SpringFest Craft Vendor market to Cabarrus Brewing in Concord, with 90+ vendors set up along with some food trucks for shopping sustenance. you also find ones at NODA BREWING and PETTY THIEVES BREWING.

Enter your pet photos to Win at Blackhawk Hardware this week and next.

Over the next two weeks, bring your dog along and take a photo of them in the store, Garden Center, dog wash or pet aisle. Message Blackhawk on instagram to be entered for a chance to win a $100 Blackhawk gift certificate to spoil your pet (and yourself)! Cat owners: if you take a photo of your cat at home with an item from Blackhawk, you can be entered too. *Note: please do not enter past photos, only photos taken within the next two weeks. All photos must be entered by midnight on Sunday, 4/25. The winner will be notified and announced on Monday, 4/26.

Mark your cal for this Weds April 21 Book Signing

SIP, SHOP, & SIGN at Laura Park when they host the talented Kristy Harvey on April 21, from 4-5:30
✨Purchase a signed copy of Kristy’s brand new novel “Under the Southern Sky”
✨Sip on champagne
✨Enjoy Suarez cookies
✨Shop for home decor, gifts, & bedding
PLUS stop by and enter to win a FUN summer giveaway Must enter in store

New CLT Stores & Sites to Shop

Twenty Two West opened up a new studio storefront at 2613 Tuckaseegee Road across the street from @enderlycoffee.

Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 6 pm open shopping hours (no appointment needed)
Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm reserved for private shopping time

A fun, local, affordable Rent-the-Runway type website launched last fall, PONYBOX Clothing, with same day local delivery and great prices & selection.

New local designer collection Equalnox Clothing launches in May with a Concept Shop preview in late April.

The new Generation collection is dedicated to founder Jordan Daniels’ grandparents, an artful blend of contemporary menswear and classic streetwear. 

Head HERE for New to Shop This Week in Stores


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