Get ready to check names off your gift list like crazy when you hit Indy’s premier seasonal shopping event: the 43rd annual Junior League Holiday Mart Almost 100 vendors will fill the Marsh Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds with their artisan crafts. Admission is $15 at the door—get $10 advance tickets at Marsh Supermarkets, or click here. Hours are 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14; 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15; 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16; and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. And if you just can’t wait to get your hands on the goods, you can pay $40 to get in early: Nov. 13, 6 p.m.
Deck your holiday tree with a little piece of Indianapolis history. People for Urban Progress, the folks behind the wildly popular bags, wallets, and other accessories made from the fabric roof of the RCA Dome, have come out with ornaments that just went on sale this week. Find the $7 “domeflakes” at Silver in the City (434 Massachusetts Ave., 317-955-9925).
Christmas Snow = Free Jewelry
We’re dreaming of a white Christmas this year more than ever, because snow could mean free fine jewelry. From today through December 18, any purchase you make at Windsor Jewelry (16 N. Meridian St., 317-634-6736) will be refunded—if it snows at least three inches on Christmas Day. So buy those baubles you’ve always wanted, and start humming “Let It Snow” now. For full details, click here.