As the holiday season kicks off in earnest, Small Business Saturdays are a great way to support local stores and retailers. Several businesses in the region will mark the day with freebies, special discounts and even free hot cider.
Here’s a look at some locals to check out this weekend on the 11th Annual Small Business Saturday (North to South) and throughout the holiday season.
Galaxy Donuts, order online, Greenbelt: handmade donuts on the theme of space.
ProtÃ©e Bikes, 9827 Rhode Island Ave., College Park: Full service bicycle store with a small cafe inside.
Advice and brewing, 8150 Baltimore Ave., College Park: Selection of board games and card games for sale.
Big Planet Comics, 7315 Baltimore Ave., College Park: Wide range of comics and graphic novels for all ages.
Smile Herbalism, 4908 Berwyn Rd., College Park: Herbal supplements, teas, holistic items, and garden plants.
College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr., College Park: Museum store with aviation-themed articles, books and toys.
Studio 444, 5002 Berwyn Rd., College Park: Art studio and event space.
Denizens Brewing Co., 4550 Van Buren St., Riverdale Park: Local brewery with packaged beer, posters and glasses.
City center market, 4705 Queensbury Rd., Riverdale Park: Wide selection of wines, beers and spirits.
Bianca + Jean, Online, Hyattsville: Handmade face masks, market bags and other accessories.
Busboys and poets, 5331 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Eclectic bookstore located inside the restaurant with a focus on social justice.
Desserts and bakery from the sugar vault, 5606 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Full-service bakery specializing in personalized, homemade desserts.
Three Little Birds Sewing Co., 5307 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Sewing shop with modern craft supplies, fabrics and accessories.
Green owl design, 5303 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Interior designers have a shop with housewares, accessories, candles.
Fleisher of Maryland, 5200 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Fine jewelry, local artwork and sterling silver jewelry.
Wills Decoration, 5122 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: The home decor store has a section with candles, cushions, and other housewares.
Franklins General Store, 5123 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville: With everything from toys and wine bottles to fun accessories, a great place for a last minute gift.
Arrow bike, 5108 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Full service boutique with bikes and related equipment.
CafÃ© Vigilant, 4327 Gallatin St., Hyattsville: Organic and fair trade coffee beans, premium coffee makers and t-shirts.
Satchmoe Art Studio, 4331 Gallatin St # 201b, Hyattsville; Tattoo parlor by appointment only.
Backstage store, 4502 Hamilton St., Hyattsville: Used furniture store and consignment for bargain hunters and DIY enthusiasts.
The SOHY arts building, 5132 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: Used, rare and locally published books at My dead aunt’s books; vintage table, glass and barware at Cheeky Vintage; vintage clothing, jewelry and art at Suffragette City.
Blood Distillation, 5130 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville: An artisanal distillery making fruit brandies, Dutch gins and rye whiskey.
Tramway 82 Brewing Co., 4824 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville: Craft beer in crowlers and growlers, beer glasses and T-shirts.
Maryland Meadworks, 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville: Producers of artisanal mead with flavors ranging from sweet to tangy and even spicy.
Shortbread bakery, 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville: Local bakery offering sweet and savory items such as scones and quiches.
Atlantic Pyramid Art Center, 4318 Gallatin St., Hyattsville: Handmade greeting cards, fancy paper journals and notebooks, and original artwork.
Red onion discs, 4208 Gallatin St., Hyattsville: Independent store offering new, used and rare records, as well as CDs and books.
Community Forklift, 4671 Tanglewood Dr., Hyattsville: Non-profit warehouse stocking used construction materials and furniture.
Artist and craftsman supplies, 4902 43rd Ave., Hyattsville: Employee-owned art supply store.
Material things, 4531 Rhode Island Ave., North Brentwood; a clay, wood and metal arts workshop.
Relish Market, 3809 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood: Specialty store selling herbal teas, health supplements, and spices.
Creative sewing salon, 3711 Rhode Island Ave, Mount Rainier: Sewing shop offering classes and workshops.
Sew chic fabrics and crafts, 3830 34th St., Suite A, Mount Rainier: A sewing and craft store selling and other sewing items.
Tanglewood Sue Studio & Boutique, 3613 Oak Ln., Mt. Rainier: Handmade jewelry, art supplies and recycled furniture.
Zeke’s Cafe, 2300 Rhode Island Ave., Washington, DC: Organic and Fairtrade Coffee Beans, Gift Sets, Travel Mugs, and Hoodies.
Gearin ‘Up Bicycles, 1811 Rhode Island Ave., Washington, DC: A 3,300 square foot used bicycle store.
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