Christmas Tree Village Center Sip and Shop – Saturday, December 16
December 11, 2023 | Julie Malkin-Manning
IVCBA is excited to present a season full of fun and festive events as part of Northern Lights, including Sip & Shop events, featuring local merchants in Incline Village. With a total of five official shopping centers in our beautiful village, our local merchants and business owners are gearing up to make your holiday shopping a joyful experience. They’re here to help you find the perfect gifts while having a great time in the process.
On Saturday, December 16 from 11-3 PM, explore the vibrant offerings of Christmas Tree Village, during the final IVCBA Northern Lights Sip and Shop event of the season.
Thania’s Juice Bar, a beloved haven for fresh and fabulous juices and homemade vegetarian/vegan bites crafted with love, beckons you to savor village favorites. Delight in gluten-free tomato basil soup, grilled cheese, and black bean and corn quinoa while replenishing your energy for sipping, shopping, or snowy adventures with their freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, and smoothie bowls.
Embark on a savvy shopping spree at the newly opened Village Pet Foundation Thrift Store, where store-wide sales, giveaways, FREE mimosas in bedazzled champagne glasses along with goodies to nosh on await you. This volunteer-run organization, established in 2022, passionately supports pet families in need of financial assistance in the Lake Tahoe basin. Their mission is simple yet powerful: to provide veterinary care for domestic pets in our community. Explore more about their cause at https://www.villagepetfoundation.org.
In the heart of Christmas Tree Village, two exciting businesses have recently opened their doors. Start your journey at Tahoe Gifting Co., where mulled wine accompanies a curated selection of locally designed goods for all ages and occasions. Matthew and Darya, the owners, specialize in creatively personalizing gifts for home warmings, celebrations, holidays, and corporate events. Visit their female and veteran-owned retail space and explore the magic at https://tahoegiftingco.com.
Lisa Douglas, who you may know from her good work with the noon Rotary, invites you to step into Lisa Douglas Designs and transform your Tahoe spaces. Immerse yourself in lush accessories, art, furniture, and rugs. During the Sip and Shop event, enjoy a glass of wine and connect with Lisa as she helps you create your perfect haven.
Karma Tahoe, A Consignment Boutique, led by Kim Lewis, offers a treasure trove of gently used trend forward and classic clothing, shoes, and accessories for the entire family. As a consignee, sell items no longer serving you and keep the karma going by shopping in-store with cash or credit. Kim and her team curate selections to match local charitable events, ensuring you’re both stylish and philanthropic. www.karmatahoe.com
Happy Tiers Bakery, the sweet sensation in Christmas Tree Village, is a haven for delectable treats and locally roasted Coffeebar coffee. Join Jason and Andrea Jurss at the Happy Tiers Café for a delightful experience featuring gluten-free options, macarons, scones, Challah bread, and more. During the Sip and Shop, engage in a cookie decorating contest, enjoy a hot chocolate station, participate in raffles, and marvel at a gingerbread house. Explore the sweetness at https://www.happytiersbakery.com.
Crosby’s Pub, owned by Russell Jones, invites you to savor family-style service with options for everyone. Whether you’re in the mood for all-day brunch, lunch, or dinner, find your spot at the bar to sip a specialty cocktail and enjoy sports or gaming. With 10 digital gaming machines and ample TVs, Crosby’s Pub is your go-to destination for a memorable time. During the Sip and Shop event, Crosby’s will be offering the following COMPLIMENTARY appetizers and beverages to guests who mention they came for the Sip and Shop. Meatball & Mozzarella flatbread, Chicken Caesar flatbread appetizers, Pomi-Tini Martini, Tahoe Blue Dirty Martini, and Mammoth Double Nut Brown Ale draft. Discover more at https://crosbyspub.com.
Mofo’s Pizza and Pasta has been nestled in the Incline Village area ever since 1986, three generations strong! This cozy establishment highlights their passion for market-fresh ingredients, honest cooking, and an enjoyable atmosphere. Our menu features a selection of dishes, all made in-house by our team of talented chefs. Don’t blink on the fresh salad bar and great lunch specials. Learn more at https://www.mofospizza.com/
While not within Christmas Tree Village, two IVCBA member businesses on Tahoe Blvd. are ready to assist with your local shopping needs. Dive into the 23-24 ski season with Elko and the expert team at Village Ski Loft, offering everything from outdoor shells to skis, snowboards, boots, helmets, goggles, gloves, and more. Experience their tuning expertise to ensure your equipment is in peak condition. Transitioning to biking and hiking during the “other” season, they’ve got you covered at www.villageskiloft.com.
Talbot Fine Art Gallery, another gem on Tahoe Blvd., showcases the breathtaking work of local photographer Chris Talbot. Explore his captivating imagery and discover other local artists, including Rabia Adil. Rabiaz Art is an abstract artist who orchestrates emotions and ideas through strokes of her brush creating captivating visual journeys and memories. As you browse, find Tahoe-related stocking stuffers like buttons, stickers, and Chris’ acclaimed 5-star representing the 5-counties around Tahoe flag in various designs. Inquire about Chris’ Around Tahoe Tours, known for garnering excellent reviews and teaching even locals something new. Visit www.Talbotfineartgallery.com to immerse yourself in the artistic wonders.
Christmas Tree Village and its surrounding areas are abuzz with excitement and the spirit of the season. Venture out and explore these delightful establishments, each offering a unique touch to make your holidays truly special!