Holiday House at Ft. CF Smith, 2411 N. 24th St, Arlington VA 22207
This lovely turn of the century house has been turned into a boutique filled with hand-crafted items such as: jewelry, ornaments, scarves, pottery, stuffed animals, artist made cards, prints, glass platters, table runners, turned wood bowls, candle sticks and baskets.
Saturday, 13th 10am-5pm
Sunday, 14th Noon-5pm
Stifel & Capra, 260 West Broad St, Falls Church VA, 22046
During the month of December, the "in house" artists are holding a small works show, featuring tiny treasures: paintings, prints and photography. This one-of-a-kind shop is loaded with treasures for you and the ones you love! It features local art and artisan wares, as well as vintage goodies that are perfect for those that are hard to shop for. And did I mention the Sale Room in the old sun porch? I've also got some "small" items like ornaments and magnets that are perfect for stocking stuffers. Holiday Hours: Mon-Wed 10am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm and Sun 1-5pm.
Art and Frame of Falls Church, 111 Park Avenue, Falls Church, VA 22046
Is holding the 5th Annual Holiday Show. This local favorite frame shop not only does beautiful framing work, but the owner, Tom Gittens, is a huge supporter of the arts. This holiday show features the work of 30 artists, all from the Falls Church community. Lots of lovely artwork, and fabulous pottery, plus unique artist made items. Open Monday through Saturday 10am to 6pm.
River Farm Garden Shop, East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA 22308
And finally, a wonderful tucked away gift and garden shop that is worth the effort to find… located in a beautiful garden along the Potomac River, it is open to the public! The gardens are open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, but the gift shop is only open on Tuesdays through Thursdays from 11am-2pm. For gardeners, this well curated shop has a great book selection, some hand tools, and other gardener favorites, as well as garden-related notecards, prints and pottery. And your purchases help support the American Horticultural Society!