Susie Birdsong, owner of Country Hearts and Flowers on Green Street since 2016, makes some slight adjustments to her holiday displays Friday morning during a two-day open house blitz for flower and gift shops downtown. The event, sponsored by Crawfordsville Main Street, encourages holiday shoppers to buy local and support Crawfordsville small businesses.
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Just Because...Flowers, Gifts & More owners Carla Earl and Trish Overpeck, from left, and Santa's helper Amy Munroe prepare themselves for the holiday season with an open house Friday. The open house continues today through 7 p.m. at several locations downtown.
Donna Taylor, from left, Pam Arthur, Sharn Kenny and Milligan's owner Susan Rosen pose for a quick photo Friday among a variety of holiday decor, flowers and gifts at the shop on Main Street.
Milligan's Flowers & Gifts in downtown Crawfordsville is one of many similar shops holding open houses Friday, Nov. 13 through Saturday, Nov. 14. Sales extend through 7 p.m. today at Milligan's, Country Hearts & Flowers, Just Because Flowers, In His Time, Reclaimed by Grace, Four Seasons Local Market, the Carnegie Museum Gift Shop, Athens Arts Gallery and Heathcliff.
Terri Trinkle, class instructor at Reclaimed by Grace, shows off a bit of her classroom Friday during a holiday open house event for businesses downtown.
Travis and Jamie Harrington, owners of Reclaimed by Grace, are just one of many shop owners in downtown Crawfordsville hosting holiday open houses today. Sales run from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Long-time friends and Heathcliff coworkers Marsha Smith, from left, and owner Jody Cullings arrange displays near the entrance of the Washington Street store Friday for holiday shoppers.
The entrance to Heathcliff on Washington Street is appropriately adorned Friday for downtown holiday open houses which extend into today through 7 p.m. For a full list of holiday open houses, visit www.crawfordsvillemainstreet.com.
Joshua Baxter and Gloria Myers use the family photo backdrops at the Carnegie Museum to their advantage Friday afternoon during a holiday open house event.
Local artist Kenya Ott arranges holiday displays and sale items Friday at Athens Arts Gallery downtown.
Holiday shoppers Karla Patty Murray, from left, Tammy Whetzel and Karla Jackson peruse items at In His Time downtown Friday afternoon.
In His Time owner Jaci Cox, from left, and manager Brenda Spencer welcome holiday shoppers to their downtown Crawfordsville storefront Friday afternoon.