Friday, November 19, 2010

36th Street Bakery Receives Polished Apple Award

Mayor John Gilleland {right} presents Rick Dudley with the Polished Apple Award for his renovations to 36th Street Bakery.

Rick Dudley, owner of 36th Street Bakery, Cafe & Catering, recently received the City of Lincolnton Polished Apple Award for the renovation of their business at 101 N. Court Square.

The Polished Apple Award is a city-wide recognition program established to recognize and encourage positive physical improvements in the City of Lincolnton. A program of the City of Lincolnton award recipients are selected by a volunteer citizens group and are awarded based on the established program criteria.
Beverly and Wesley Black completed a major project that included a total interior and exterior rehabilitation of their building.
The Polished Apple Award review committee meets on a regular basis to review applications and nominations. A property owner may apply or a noteworthy improvement project may be nominated to receive the award. For more information, Contact the Business & Community Development Department at 704-736-8915.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Pottery & Paintings in Downtown Lincolnton

Whether you are an art enthusiast, need to pick up a gift for this holiday season, or just looking for something to do in Downtown Lincolnton this coming weekend, be sure to stop by John Lafferty, PC & Fausto Coffee and lend your support to local artists!

Fausto Coffee is proudly hosting the art of John Lafferty! You can view John's work at their open house tomorrow evening , Friday, November 19th, from 5:30 p.m. til 7:30 p.m. Refreshments & wine will be served...and of! Not able to come? Don't worry. John's work will remain on display through the holidays!

John Lafferty, PC will be displaying pottery made by Peggy Lafferty & Rosemary Leonard. Join them at their open house tomorrow evening, Friday, November 19th, from 5:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m., and again on Saturday, November 20th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work." ~ Emile Zola

Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Downtown Lincolnton

Whether you are celebrating this holiday season by participating in Lincolnton's Christmas Parade, taking a carriage ride throughout downtown, or making your big holiday purchases at one of our many charming retailers, be sure to stop in and visit your favorite Downtown Restaurants and Cafes!

36th Street Bakery will be opening their doors at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 28th, just in time for Lincolnton's Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony! Stop in for a warm drink and a sweet holiday treat. While you're there, pick up a Gift Card for those stockings that need stuffing! Call for evening specials.

Extended Holiday Hours
Monday-Thursday open until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday open until 11:00 p.m.

City Lunch will have their doors open regular hours. Be sure to stop by and say hello at their concession stand as you support the Wolves at Friday night football games!

Court Street Grille is taking reservations for large holiday parties and company events! While you're there, pick up a Gift Card and check out their evening specials. Be sure to ask them about their Angel Tree, which consists of over 70 children {all from Lincoln County} that need your help this Christmas. The best gift of the holiday season, is the gift of giving!

Fausto Coffee is steaming things up with their holiday drink specials. Stop by for a Peppermint Mocha, Pumpkin Spiced Latte or Gingerbread Mocha!

Main Street Cafe is making you look like a fabulous host this holiday season by baking your pies for you! Pre orders for Thanksgiving ends tomorrow, November 19th, so be sure to call them today! Christmas pre orders will be begin Monday, November 29th and run through Friday, December 17th. Pie flavors consist of Coconut Cream, Chocolate Cream, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, Pecan and more. Cheesecake flavors come in Pineapple, Turtle, Velvet & their best seller...Pumpkin Cheesecake!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Kate McCall hosts their 9th Annual Christmas Open House

You can't walk into Kate McCall without wanting to pick up a few things for your mom, sister, best friend...and let's face it...yourself! They are decked out for Christmas and ready to help you find the perfect gift for all the special people on your gift list.

Join them on Friday, November 26th and Saturday, November 27th, from 10 ~ 5:30, for their 9th Annual Christmas Open House.

Kate McCall will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit with fresh hand-made wreaths and kissing balls, cookies and cider & fun door prizes. You'll love the assortment of holiday aprons, cocktail napkins, serving platters, cups and more! Be sure to check out the new selection of burlap pillows!

And if you need an easier way to drop hints for those perfect gifts on your Christmas wish list...check out the Christmas Wish List pad which does everything for your holiday shopper! Well, everything but actually pay for that perfect gift!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Downtown Lincolnton Merchants Host Holiday Open House

With only 38 days left until Christmas, this year's holiday 'shop clock' has started and the time is ticking away for shoppers to scoop up that perfect gift for their loved ones this holiday season. A number of our charming shops in downtown Lincolnton will be hosting their own Holiday Open House this coming weekend. You'll be sure to find wonderful holiday specials at Lizzie Lu's, Treasures on Main, Color Me Pretty, GiGi's Consignment, King's Office Supply and more!

Lizzie Lu's will help you check off your gift list in style! They will feature gorgeous Christmas Pillows by Beth Wiseman, a Towne & Reese Jewelry Trunk show {with a Towne & Reese representative in the store on Thursday} and a special on Trollbeads {with a Trollbeads representative in the store on Friday}. Holiday gift wrapping will be provided, as well as refreshments in a fun & festive atmosphere.

Treasure's on Main will charm you with their vintage, one of a kind, handmade Holiday Snowman, Terra Nova Bowls and Geneva Quartz Watches.

Lizzie Lu's and Treasures on Main will share extended hours:
Thursday, November 18th 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 19th 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 20th 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 21st 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Color Me Pretty will be coloring you the best gift giver of them! Be sure to pick up fragrance gift set by Ed Hardy, True Religion & Vera Wang Princess. Don't forget to check out the season's newest shipment of clothes and jewelry!

GiGi's Consignment will rock buyers into the holiday spirit by extending their shopping hours! Stop by for refreshments, drawings and door prizes, live music and photos by April Kinley. Oh, and bring in your old gold jewelry for the chance to earn some extra holiday cash from the Gold Purchaser!

Thursday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. ~ Holiday Open House
Friday 6 - 8 p.m. ~ Live Music by Sarah Spoon
Saturday 3 - 8 p.m. ~ Photos by April Kinley
Thurs & Fri 4 - 7 p.m. and Sat 1 - 5 p.m. ~ Gold Purchaser ~ Bring in Your Old Gold and Get Paid in CASH!!

King's Office Supply will warm your shopping experience with Cider and Cookies and help you find that perfect gift! You can find wonderful Boss & Teachers gifts, as well as stocking stuffers for all. And what about a gift for yourself? Executive Chair Specials and Desk/Credenza Specials will be in-store only promotions, so be sure to stop in and treat yourself.

Thursday & Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please remember to Support Downtown Lincolnton this holiday season!