Celebrate the sparkle of the season and take advantage of special offers and treats offered by downtown Edmonds merchants during First Dibs, which runs from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3.
Here’s a list of featured items on Thursday night. (Note that many businesses also will offer specials and events Friday and through the weekend. Visit the Greater Edmonds Chamber of Commerce website for all details plus a map of business locations.)
Comstock Jewelers: Trunk show featuring Renee Blackwell Design “One-of-a-kind contemporary artistic jewelry”
Manya Vee Selects: Mulled wine & chocolate tasting. Scarf-tying demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Resident Cheesemonger: Cheese and salami tasting.
Mu Shoe: 10 percent off everything in the store, Dec. 3 only, from 5-9 p.m.
Running in Motion: Cookies & hot cider, 10 percent off anything in store Dec. 3 only, from 5-9 p.m.
Festivities: Wine and sweet treats
House Wares: Wine and nibbles, plus one-night-only surprise specials!
Interiors of Edmonds: 20 percent off Emma Bridgewater Pottery and 20 percent off candles.
Bountiful Home: Hot cider and cookies
Designer Consignor: Free facials and skin care demonstrations by a Mary Kay rep. Enter to win a $50 gift certificate.
Town and Country Jewelers: Official Edmonds Christmas ornament available.
The Papery: 15 percent off calendars, 10 percent off Christmas ornaments and journals and Willow Tree Angels, Dec. 3 from 5-9 p.m. only.
Teri’s Toybox: Toys, games and puzzles for all ages.
Kinderbritches: Hot cider and tasty treats, plus shopping for the special little one in your life.
Treasures and Teas: Specialty teas from all over the world.
The Wooden Spoon: Hors d’oeuvres and samples of pepper jellies. Enter raffle to help Edmonds Food Bank.
The Savvy Traveler: Drawing for fashion purses, travel accessories and clothing. 10 percent off all merchandise between 5-9 p.m. Thursday.
Twist Vinyasa Yoga: Enter drawing for a free yoga class.
Arista Wine Cellars: Demos of quick appetizers & wine tasting Thursday from 4-8 p.m.
C’est la Vie: Enter a drawing for your own twinkle tree.
Bluefish Designs: Raffling off a $125 value gift basket containing a cashmere scarf, Bluefish Designs bracelet and earrings and a pair of gloves. All proceeds benefit Edmonds Food Bank.
J. Rankin Jewelers: Men’s night with special prices throughout the store.
Edmonds Bookshop: Look for a special coupon as you enter the door. Free gift with purchase over $10. Delicious treats.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: Thursday from 6-8 p.m, 10-minute portraits for $10 by Tracy Fraker. Specials on pocket-sized art supplies.
Gallery North: Open House with refreshments.
Glazed & Amazed: Meet our special guest photographer!
Autumn’s Framing and Gallery: Free fancy photo mat with $20 purchase. Free set of holiday cards with $100 purchase.
Aria Studio Gallery: Free painted Christmas card with purchase.
Sound Styles: Holiday Soire featuring David Little, local Edmonds musician and retired music educator, on keyboards from 5:30 -8 p.m.
Garden Gear: Holiday gift ideas and refreshments. Enter our drawing for a fabulous holiday wreath. Also, get a free gift with purchase.
Olives Cafe & Wine Bar: Purchase a $100 gift certificate and receive a bonus $20 card. Purchase a $50 gift certificate and receive a bonus $10 card.