Around Town: Prim Client Holiday Happenings
‘Tis the season and it’s time to make plans to celebrate accordingly. Whether dining in with a seasonal menu, concocting a festive cocktail to mitigate impending relative visits, finding the perfect gift or celebrating the season by attending a tree lighting, these local businesses have a variety of options to make the holidays enjoyable.
Süti + Co
Süti + Co is a Scandinavian-style café and shop in Boulder that specializes in Danish shortbreads. Along with a wide selection of Scandinavian home goods that people can peruse in-store, which are the perfect presents for anyone who appreciates the hygge lifestyle, owner and Chef Andrea Uzarowski will be selling beautifully packaged cookie boxes for the holidays. This year, she will work with a Scandinavian artist, Annie Bailey, to create a one-of-a-kind art piece, which will be used as part of the décor and packaging for the gift boxes that can be framed or used as bookmarks or post cards.
The Orchard Town Center
Join The Orchard Town Center this holiday season for Holiday Magic at the Orchard! Kicking off on November 12 during their annual tree lighting event, The Orchard Town Center will celebrate all winter long with “Santa I’ve been Good” giveaways, surprises and delights, including free horse drawn carriage rides to enjoy the twinkling lights. Visitors can also come celebrate Chanukah with The Orchard’s Grand Menorah lighting taking place on December 20th.
From November 18- December 24, families can take a selfie or two with Santa himself. On December 10th & 11th Mrs. Claus will visit the center to share her stories of preparations for Christmas!
Before all the holiday cheer, stop in on Small Business Saturday (Nov. 26) for can’t miss deals. Shoppers who spend $100 will receive a $20 restaurant gift card. For one-of-a-kind gift ideas, The Orchard Town Center will be expanding their holiday market over three weekends from December 2-18 featuring over 60 local artisans.
Hudson Gardens Christmas
Families and friends will be enchanted by towering trees draped in thousands of colorful lights. A grove of dancing Christmas trees, a multi-colored forest inhabited by giant snowmen, the holiday light tunnel and glowing reindeer will light up Hudson Gardens into an extravaganza of holiday cheer. Tickets available for purchase here for $12 to $20.
Outlets at Castle Rock
Outlets at Castle Rock is a premier destination for holiday happenings. With over 100 stores to shop for gifts, including retailers like The North Face, Nike and H&M, it’s a one-stop-shop for everyone on the nice list. Other special happenings throughout the holiday season will include Early Access Black Friday Sale on Thanksgiving evening, Black Friday Shopping, Santa’s House and extended store hours through New Year’s Eve.
Wipeys is a brand of biodegradable, non-toxic and all-natural antibacterial wipes for your devices, surfaces, face and hands. They come individually wrapped in stylish packaging to provide cleanliness on the go, easy travel and perfect holiday stocking stuffing. Not to mention, they smell amazing with ingredients like rosemary, lemon peel and eucalyptus. A Colorado woman came up with the concept and distributes her Wipeys from her warehouse in Denver.
For the holidays, Wipeys is offering free shipping during November and December, and then 25% off the whole site from Black Friday through Cyber Monday! Those discounts will automatically be applied at checkout.
For more than 140 Christmases, iconic Western wear brand, Lucchese, has created some of the season’s most saught-after gifts. Some of the most popular items include:
Lucchese women’s Priscilla boot, $895: These boots are a fashionista’s dream holiday gift. At 17” tall, the white Priscilla cowboy boots offer a balance between cowgirl chic and timeless flair.
Lucchese men’s Sunset Roper boot, $495: Handmade in Texas and featuring clean lines complemented by premium leathers, the Sunset Roper boot for men has the versatility to go anywhere. This style is available in five colors – tan, honey, chocolate, black and whiskey.
Men’s hipster wallet, $395: Lucchese’s 8-card hipster wallet is handcrafted with luxurious calfskin leather. Its slim and smooth construction provides enhanced versatility, making it an effortless fit for front, back or coat pockets. The Lucchese logo is neatly stamped on the interior, allowing for a subtle and sleek exterior finish.
Stop by your nearest Floyd’s Barbershop this holiday season for their BOGO holiday deal on all styling products including favorites like the molding paste, styling cream and Refresh Leave-in Conditioner for hair and body. This offer will run through December 31 and is the perfect opportunity to purchase stocking stuffers for family and friends. The BOGO deal will be available online and in store.
Once the black sheep of the spirits family, gin is currently having a much-needed revival. Denver-based Deviation Distilling is helping push forward the renaissance, producing a line of stunningly beautiful gins featuring unique ingredients like Szechuan peppercorns and flavors like Citrus Rosé. This holiday season, the distillery is putting together a holiday trio pack featuring each of their flagship gins: Spice Trade, Citrus Rosé and Mountain Herb. The set will impress any gin lover, and also bring skeptics over to the botanical side. Instead of a traditional 750-ml bottle, each will come in a 200-ml bottle. The trio will cost $42 and is available to be picked up in the tasting lounge at Dairy Block, located at 1821 Blake St. #130, Denver, CO 80202.
Tamayo is kicking off the holiday season with a slew of delicious new dishes that are hitting the menu on November 7 and staying there through the holidays for lunch and dinner! Stop in and enjoy the Lobster Enchiladas ($30): Creamy guajiilo sauce, cotija cheese, shaved red onion, Chile Relleno ($21): Poblano chili, pork-chorizo picadillo, sweet plantain, chile pasilla salsa or the Norteño Guacamole ($16): Sweet corn, pickled red onion, queso fresco, chicharron before it’s too late!
Toro will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, taking reservations until 8 p.m. Along with bottomless brunch on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day mornings, the restaurant will also be serving an abbreviated regular menu and special, three-course prix fixe menu for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners. Throughout the season, Toro will be serving special holiday cocktails every day to help get you in the spirit (quite literally).
The Cherry Cricket
The Cherry Cricket is celebrating the holiday season with a new cocktail menu filled with winter warmers. Grab a seat by the fire pit and order up a Sweater Weather with Jameson, créme de cocoa, butterscotch schnapps, coffee and whipped cream; Salted Caramel Apple Cider with salted caramel whiskey, apple cider, caramel and whipped cream; Mudslide Hot Chocolate made with Kahlua, Irish cream, vodka, hot cocoa, chocolate drizzle and Oreos; or a Winter Winter, made with Deep Eddy lemon vodka, lemon and honey.
Urban Village Grill
During your Black Friday shopping, celebrate Urban Village Grill’s one-year anniversary at Park Meadows Retail Resort by stopping in to purchase a warm chai and pastry (prices starting at $1.99). This can’t-miss celebratory combo deal will only be available Black Friday weekend before prices go up so hurry in to celebrate with Chef Mani at Park Meadows!
Park Meadows Retail Resort
As shoppers are turning their attention to crossing off purchases from their gift list, the City of Lone Tree is offering shoppers extra savings this holiday season. Beginning Thursday, December 1st, those shopping at Park Meadows and surrounding Lone Tree businesses will enjoy reduced sales and use tax for the entire month of December.
Dropping from 2.8 to 2.3%, patrons will save .5% on all purchases. With inflation top-of-mind for more than 80% of consumers this holiday season, The City of Lone Tree and Park Meadows are lowering the financial burden of holiday purchases and encouraging shoppers to support local retailers.