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Plant museum offers holiday shopping on Monday


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UT CAMPUS — The Henry B. Plant Museum presents Holiday Shopping Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, with homemade delicacies offered all day and complimentary wine and cheese served at 4 p.m.

The store features ornaments, serving pieces, table furnishings, books, jewelry, silver, fragrances, porcelain, linens, candles, hostess gifts, and children and baby toys. Many items are unique to the Victorian era.

Vendors will have books, soy candles and oils, honey, seasonings, goat’s milk soap and leaf plants in Christmas green, and fine art photographs of Tampa’s architectural treasures by Amy Martz.

Museum members will receive a 20 percent discount on all museum store purchases and all other shoppers will receive a 10 percent discount (consignment items are excluded.)

Boxed Lunches On The Veranda will be available with choice of a chicken Cobb salad ($13) or a vegetable sandwich with pasta salad ($10). Both include a beverage and dessert. They can be ordered by calling Sally Shifke, (813) 258-7302 or email to sshifke@ut.edu.

Other holiday shopping events this weekend include:

* Second Holiday Craft Fair, sponsored by Memorial Hospital, with 27 vendors offering unique handmade gifts.

The fair, open to the public, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in the hospital’s auditorium, 2910 Swann Ave.

* Craft fair with yard sale, sponsored by Salvation Army.

It will be at the army’s worship center, 1100 W. Sligh Ave. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. A free community outreach festival and cookout follows from 4 to 6 p.m. and a Christian concert at the Lowry Park Band Shell starts at 7 p.m.

* Annual Arts and Crafts Festival, sponsored by Manhattan Avenue United Methodist Church, 4511 S. Manhattan Ave.

It will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. For vendor information or to order a salad luncheon for $7, call (813) 837-9191 or email to vnbhart@aol.com.

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