White Saturday

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Visit historic Downtown Buchanan, Michigan November 25th and start your holiday season with a cup of small town cheer! Enjoy shopping, dining, antiques, and family friendly events in support of Small Business Saturday. Be sure to stay for the traditional holiday lighting and parade at 5:30pm, followed by free pictures with Santa and a cookie reception after-party. The refreshments will be hosted at the Community Center next to the Common.

9am - 5pm - Shopping & Activities

Visit our historic downtown for shopping and dining. Mill Alley will also host vendors such as Fernwood and their wreath building.

5:30pm - PARADE!

Line up along Front Street Downtown to see the holiday parade! Begins at Redbud/Front Street ends at Front/Oak Street Common enterance.

6:00pm - 8:30pm - Holiday Lighting Ceremony!

Come to the Common following the parade for Santa's arrival and the annual "throwing of the switch" as we light the Comon! Christmas music, caroling, pictures with Santa sponsored by AEP.

The "After Party"

Following the ceremony join us in the Community center for cookies and hot chocolate provided by the Buchanan Area Senior Center, and Buchanan-Galien Lions Club.

Other Downtown Activies:

Buchanan Art Center:
10am - 4pm
*Crafts for Children & Adults! (10am - 2pm) - Making of Tree Ornaments, Snow Globes, Christmas Cards, Reindeer Wreaths, Angel Pendants, Avent Trees. 
*Hot chocolate & popcorn
*Art sale by local artists
*"Rags, Bags and Bling" art show/sale in our galleries

Buchanan District Library:
9am - 5pm
*Book Sale-buy 1, get 1 free or fill a bag for $5.00
*Letters to Santa, 9am-5pm
*Visit Santa and Decorate a Cookie, 11am-12pm
*Magical Holiday Magician John Dudley 2-3pm
*The Berrien Fiber Guild Artists Sale-support local artisans!

Souldier Presents Bliss Craft Fair:
10am - 7pm
Held in the Bliss Building at 217 W. Front, visit handmade 'makers' from SW Michigan and the Michiana area and shop their finest holiday goods!

Redbud Hardware:
8am - 6pm
Start the morning with Carbon’s malted waffle samples and enjoy cold-smoked gouda and roasted chestnuts off the grill the rest of the day. Come see what we are offering this season with gifts from Stanley, Lodge, Weber, Melissa and Doug, Fox River socks, and so much more! Whittle down your Holiday shopping list and check out our deep selection of quality knives including Swiss Army, Case, Leatherman, Benchmade, and Swiss Army, plus axes from Estwing, Fiskars, Snow & Nealley , Wetterling and more!
Featuring Stormy Kromer caps with giveaway specials! Enter to win one of two $500.00 Shopping Sprees, winners will be drawn on Monday November 27th!!! 

Visit these downtown businesses on White Saturday for holiday splendor and specials:


Alan Robandt Antique, Vintage, & Modern

B&W Olde Village Inn

Dean Antiques

Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve (in SL

Consignment Gallery)

Flowers by Anna

Havens Retreat Day Spa

Impressive Lettering

Julie's Wear & Share

Lehmans Farmhouse

Pure Rituals

Redbud Hardware

SL Consignment Gallery

Slocum's Gifts, Decor and More

Skye Is The Limit

Union Coffee House & Cafe


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