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Beautiful Land Holiday Market Inaugural Event on December 2

Beautiful Land Holiday Market set for December 2nd at Prairie Moon Winery in Ames
Holiday Shoppers can find one-of-a-kind handmade and vintage goods from over 30 regional vendors

A new pop-up handmade and vintage market holds their inaugural event, a Holiday Market, on Saturday December 2, 9am-4pm at Prairie Moon Winery and Alluvial Brewery in Ames. This local, family friendly event is free and open to the general public.

Market directors Jody Bennett, founder of Lucky Star Market, and Andrew Kingsbury, owner of Decadence Jewelry and Marketing Manager for Market Day, have teamed up to bring Ames a high quality, festive shopping experience in a unique and popular setting. Beautiful Land Market is a “sister market” of the popular Lucky Star Market, with future plans to pop up regionally and collaborate with other local businesses.

“There is nothing like this anywhere in Central Iowa the weekend of December 2nd. We’re excited to showcase local creative talent and offer Ames a really festive and unique community event, while supporting the local economy.” said Kingsbury.

Shoppers can expect over 30 one-of-a-kind vendors, all selling high-quality handmade and vintage goods such as artwork, pottery, home decor and furniture, jewelry, repurposed, vintage finds and more. Prairie Moon and Alluvial beverages will be available for purchase, with Cornbread Barbecue and other local food trucks on site as well.

For holiday shoppers wanting a first-chance opportunity to shop, a Preview Party is being held on Friday evening from 6-9pm. Tickets cost $15 and include a $5 drink ticket, hosted appetizers, desserts and a market bag. Tickets for the Preview Party are available on the Beautiful Land Market website, and at JB Knacker on Main Street in Gilbert.

Several local businesses have stepped up to sponsor the event including Prairie Moon Winery, Alluvial Brewery, JB Knacker, Farm Grounds Coffee Shop, Lockwood Cafe, Mel’s Sweet Occasions & Prints Copy Center.

For more information, contact Jody Bergan Bennett, 515-450-2302 or Andrew Kingsbury


Submitted by Beautiful Land Holiday Market

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