The 5pm Post – Bancroft Holiday/Christmas Tree Sale, Past Tense Holiday Market, PBR/Natty Boh Extravaganza and a Celebration of Pots

“Dear PoP,

Great Holiday Trees for a Great Cause — On December 4 and 5, 2010, from 10- 4, the Bancroft Elementary School PTA will hold its annual holiday tree sale. We have trees of every size and for every budget, as well as wreaths, roping, stands and craft activities for the kids. So come by, buy a tree (with all proceeds going to the PTA), get some hot chocolate and visit our brand new playground!! Bancroft is located at the corner of 18th Street and Newton in Mt. Pleasant”

And in case you missed it we spoke about other spots around town to buy Christmas trees right before Thanksgiving.

Continues after the jump.

“I just wanted to let you know that we’ll (Past Tense, 3253 Mt. Pleasant St. NW) be hosting our annual holiday sale this Saturday from 2:00-6:00 at the studio. It’s called the Gift of Fab and features a mix of artisans selling great holiday gifts. A few of our participants include:

* Mirasa, a company started by one of our staffers Aashumi Shah. She creates eco-friendly, handmade toys for kids.
* Skincando, a skin care line created by Sara Damelio, another local.
* Ella Sport, a line of athletic wear.
* Jewelry by Simply Girl Designs. AND Calamarie.”

Bourbon (2321 18th St, NW)
December 6 7-10
PBR vs. Natty Boh
3.00 PBR and Natty Boh cans, free house made corn dogs, 4.oo Jim Beam Rye shots, and lots of free prizes from PBR and Natty Boh.

From an email with the best subject line – “A Celebration of Pots” (Of course I misread it at first…)

“Join us for finger foods, hot cider (spiked or not)
and conversation with the potter…

Jill Hinckley’s annual holiday show & sale

1707 Kalorama Road NW

One day only! Sunday • December 5 • 12–5pm

Searching for a special gift? Then this is the time and the place. For just one day, Jill Hinckley’s beautiful pots escape the confines of our showroom and storage cupboards and transform the entire studio into a gallery. It’s a truly festive occasion.

In the past few of months, Jill has worked primarily in porcelain, but she also has many stoneware and raku pieces available. Come see the lovely variety of these one-of-a-kind pieces — perfect for holiday gifts, hostess favors, wedding, house-warming or teacher presents. And, of course, each is meant to be used and enjoyed. Check our website for more details about the show:”

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