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A selection of Detroit 2018 holiday shopping events

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Downtown holiday markets at Capitol Park and Cadillac Square. - COURTESY OF BEDROCK
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  • Downtown holiday markets at Capitol Park and Cadillac Square.

Saturday, 11/24- Sunday, 12/16
MerriMonth
@ Downtown Berkley
Month-long celebration includes Small Business Saturday shopping on Nov. 24, a Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, Dec. 1, a MerriMix & Mingle Ugly Sweater Shindig on Saturday, Dec. 15, and a MerriMusic Jazz Concert on Sunday, Dec. 16.
Various times and venues; See downtownberkley.com/merrimonth-in-downtown-berkley for full schedule.

Saturday, 11/24
Grand Opening Motown Shakedown
@ Motown Shakedown
New collaborative storefront with Detroit Hustles Harder and the Michigan Glass Project celebrates its grand opening with 10 percent off all items.
Noon-9 p.m.; 2948 Woodward Ave., Detroit; motownshakedown.com.

Saturday, 11/24
Small Business Saturday
@ Birmingham Shopping District
Birmingham's take on Small Business Saturday includes a visit from Santa, free parking, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Downtown Birmingham; allinbirmingham.com.

Saturday, 11/24
Shop Small Saturday in Southwest
@ Various locations
Small Business Saturday comes to Corktown and Southwest Detroit with deals at local retailers and restaurants, including Eldorado General Store, Flamingo Vintage Detroit, Danto Furniture, Detroit Moped Works, Fitness Wellness Life, Brew Detroit, Mama Coo's Boutique, the Farmer's Hand, Armando's Mexican Restaurant, Lady of the House, the Brooklyn Street Local, Xochi's Gift Shop, and more.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Corktown and Southwest Detroit; southwestdetroit.com.

Saturday, 11/24
Made in the Mitten Holiday Market
@Total Soccer Sports Park
Annual event features artists, vendors, live music, and more.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Total Soccer Sports Park 65665 Powell Road, Washington; madeinthemittenstore.com; Admission is $5, children 10 and under are free.

Sunday, 11/25- Sunday, 12/23
Holiday Market
@ Eastern Market
In addition to Eastern Market's regular Saturday Market, there are special holiday-themed markets planned through the end of the year featuring Michigan-made clothing, art, jewelry, and more. Other holiday offerings include fresh cut trees and wreaths and specialty food. Dates are Sunday, Nov. 25, Sunday, Dec. 2, Sunday, Dec. 9, Sunday, Dec. 16, Tuesday, Dec. 18, and Sunday, Dec. 23.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Shed 3; Eastern Market; 2934 Russell St., Detroit; facebook.com/easternmarketdetroit.

Tuesday, 11/27
A Very Vintage Christmas Soiree
@ Willis Show Bar
The Peacock Room presents a night of holiday festivities, including a poerformance by Sara Marie Barron, raffle prizes, hors d'oeuvres, and more.
7 p.m.; 4156 Third Ave., Detroit; 313-788-7469; willisshowbar.com; Admission is $5.

Thursday, 11/29
Holiday Magic Market Place
@ Royal Oak Farmers Market
More than 75 crafters selling gifts.
4 p.m.-9 p.m.; 316 E. 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-246-3276; romi.gov.

Friday, 11/30- Sunday, 12/2
43rd Annual Potters Market
@ Southfield Civic Center
The largest pottery sale of its kind in the country features 140 of the best potters in the region offering more than 35,000 pieces of pottery. In addition to holiday shopping, live ceramic demonstrations will also be on display.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 26000 Evergreen Rd., Southfield; 248-398-6846; thepottersmarket.com; Admission is free.

Friday, 11/30- Sunday, 12/2
Detroit Urban Craft Fair|
@ Masonic Temple
This 13th annual three-day craft fair features more than 100 indie artists and vendors.
6-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; 500 Temple St., Detroit; detroiturbancraftfair.com; Admission is $10 on Friday, $1 on Saturday and Sunday; children 12 and under are free.

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Saturday, 12/1
Noel Night
@ Midtown
The 46th annual Noel Night takes places in more than 110 participating venues across Midtown including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Scarab Club, the College for Creative Studies, and more, with new extended daytime hours.
11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Midtown; noelnight.org.

Saturday, 12/1 and Sunday, 12/2
The Lodge
@ Detroit Mercantile Co.
Holiday market features more than 35 Michigan vendors, Detroit food trucks, music, craft beer, and more.
9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; 3434 Russell St., Detroit; Free admission.

Thursday, 12/6
Christmas in Plymouth
@ Downtown Plymouth
Horse-drawn carriages, an open-air market, dining specials, fire pits, live music, and more.
5-9 p.m.; Downtown Plymouth; plymouthmich.org.

Friday, 12/7
Krampus Night 8
@ Tangent gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom
Annual off-beat charity includes the "Christmahanakwanza Variety Show Spectacular with "barely rehearsed skits, bad lip-synching, and unfortunately more" from Satori Circus, Lushes Lamoan, Magenta DeMure, Bootsie La Fontaine, Scott Dambacher, and Konrad Lee. The "Wreck the Halls Exhibition," the Naughty List Bazaar, Fugly Holiday Sweater contest, food, and toy and canned food drive for Toys for Tots will also be featured.
7 p.m.-2 a.m.; 715 E. Milwaukee St., Detroit; krampusnightdetroit.com; $15 with unwrapped toy or three canned food items, $20 otherwise.

Saturday, 12/8
Chin Tiki Christmas Sale & Show
@ Chin's Restaurant
Annual event features tropical cocktails, tiki swap meet, Chinese food, vendors, art, music by DJ Del Villarreal, and more.
Noon-10 p.m., 28205 Plymouth Rd., 734-421-1627.

Saturday, 12/8
Corktown Aglow
@ Corktown
Third Annual Corktown Aglow includes Santa and a tree lighting ceremony.
Noon-10 p.m.; Corktown.

Saturday, 12/8
Holiday Market
@ Ponyride
Wares from more than 50 local makers are for sale at this multi-floor, all-indoor holiday market.|
10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 1401 Vermont St., Detroit; Free admission.

Saturday, 12/8
Tiny Expo
@ Downtown Ann Arbor District Library
This annual holiday fair features local artists and crafters.
Runs from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor; tinyexpo.com.

Saturday, 12/8 and Sunday, 12/9
DIYpsi
@ Riverside Arts Center
Pronounced "dip-see," this indie craft fair features more than 90 vendors.
11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday; 76 N. Huron St., Ypsilanti; diypsi.com.

Saturday, 12/8 and Sunday, 12/9
Merry Market
@ Detroit Mercantile Co.
Gifts from Michigan makers available to purchase, along with coffee and beers.
9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; 3434 Russell St., Detroit; Free admission.

Wednesday, 12/12
Holiday Shopping Night
@ Pewabic Pottery
Festivities include extended shopping hours, Pewabic-made ceramic giftware, wine, coffee, and more.
6-9 p.m.; 10125 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit; 313-626-2000; pewabic.org; Admission is free.

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Sunday, 12/16
Mistletoe Madness
@ Vintage Market
More than 130 vendors at this flea market-style event, including antiques, furniture, kitchenware, and more. Food trucks and live music will also be on hand.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 3375 S. Custer Rd., Monroe; 734-624-0781; thevintagemarketmi.com; Advance tickets are $5.

Friday, 12/23- Monday, 12/31
Wild Lights
@ Detroit Zoo
More than 5 million LED lights illuminate trees, buildings, and animal sculptures throughout the front of the zoo.
5:30-9 p.m. weeknights and Sundays, 5:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; detroitzoo.org; Admission is $17; children 2 and younger get in free.

Through December
Jingle, a Christmas Pop Up
@ Ale Mary's Beer Hall Royal Oak
In addition to the normal menu, Ale Mary's will be serving up Christmas-themed drinks and cookies.
11 a.m.-11 p.m.; 316 S. Main St., Royal Oak; Free admission.

Through December
Holiday Nights
@ Greenfield Village
Greenfield Village goes old-school with holiday traditions like roasting chestnuts, carolers, bonfires, ice-skating, fireworks, and more.
6:30-10 p.m.; 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; thehenryford.org; Tickets are $23.75+ for adults.

Through Jan. 13
Downtown holiday markets
@ Capitol Park, Cadillac Square
A tiny outdoor shopping market returns to downtown Detroit with more than 30 small businesses, including Dolly Rocker's Handmade and Vintage, Beirut Souk, Ashley Gold, and more. Additional amenities include the Cadillac Lodge with games, cabin-themed decor, and food and drink from Parc. Capitol Park will feature the Capitol Inn, serving gourmet bar snacks, cocktails, and more from Prime + Proper and Townhouse.
11 a.m.-8 p.m.; downtown Detroit; xodetroit.com.

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