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Love, to Go Boxes
What: Craft queen Widdi Turner’s containers ($14-$28), stamped “comfort food,” “give thanks,” or “midnight snack,” are a clever way to gift eats or send guests home with leftovers.
Why: Waxed tissue, twine, and tags are included.
When: Casseroles, Mon.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sawicki’s, Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Casseroles, 1393 N. Highland Ave. NE, ste. 4, Morningside (404-228-3260); Sawicki’s Meat, Seafood & More, 250 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur (404-377-0992).
Holidays in Virginia Highland
What: Shopping perks include trunk shows, discounts, drinks, and snacks at participating stores like Rollick, Atlanta Activewear, Urban Cottage, Cacao, and Wired & Fired.
Why: Restaurants and bars (Aurora Coffee, El Taco, Yeah Burger) get in on the festivities with specials and good cheer.
When: Thru Dec. 29. Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Map and locations online at facebook.com.
Urban Cannibals’s Local Food Trunk Show
What: The neighborhood deli/general store commemorates two years with custom gift baskets (Phickles, 1,000 Faces Coffee, Lauri Jo’s jelly, etc.) and guest vendors like IceMilk Aprons and Mama Bath + Body.
Why: Free bites like blue cheese spread with moonshine-infused dates and poached pear crumble cups topped with Atlanta Fresh creme fraiche.
When: Tonight & Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 477 Flat Shoals Ave., East Atlanta (404-230-9865).
Tinsel and Twine
What: Retailers Arboreal, Peter Nappi, Les Nouvelles, and more join forces for one stylish Westside Provisions District pop-up shop.
Why: A down-home kickoff party with Smokey’s Farmland Band, complimentary American Spirit Whiskey sips, and retailers like Jonathan Adler and Anthropologie serve wine and cheese during extended hours.
When: Party, tonight, 6-9 p.m. Pop-up, Thurs., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1100-1210 Howell Mill Rd., West Midtown.
Photo: Courtesy of Widdi Turner