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Washington, DC – Over 75 local retailers will join together to sale fine jewelry; designer & ethnic fashions; home accessories; original artwork; unique greeting cards; personal portraits & photography; collectible tree ornaments; and eclectic specialty items at the 25th BZB Annual Holiday Gift& Art Show. The shopping event opens Black Friday & Saturday, November 27-28 and continues for the next three Saturdays before Christmas – December 5, 12, & 19, 2015, Shiloh Family Life Center, 1510 9th Street, NW, two blocks north of the Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. Call 202.5505060 for more information.
First held in 1990, it opened on a cold Saturday morning, with over 50 people waiting for the doors to open! The holiday season’s “best pick” shopping event is celebrating its 25th year. The BZB Annual Shopping event produced by Juanita Britton, Retail Marketing Specialist. “Our goal is to attract customers to shop with the businesses and artisans in their communities. People are having second thoughts about shopping in this economy along with the added stress and inconvenience of suburban malls”, says Britton.
Shoppers come from around the beltway, up and down the East Coast to this festive“ BZB Shop til you Drop” marketplace! Specialties such as fine jewelry of gold, diamonds and silver by local master goldsmith, Shukri Goldsmith; Bath & Beauty products from a Washington favorite, ZURESH; colorful Kente shawls and weaving demonstrations from Ghana’s own Master Weaver, Kwasi Asare! Also join local fine artists such as Larry “Poncho” Brown, with prints and originals for sale; new and collectible books; ethnic games and toys; men’s and women’s clothing from West Africa tailors and Washington based couture designer, DAMALI; portraits by master artist Greg Paige; glassware encrusted with 24 karat gold from Egypt; youth artisans and entrepreneurs, just to name a few.
Don’t miss this year’s, 25th Annual BZB Holiday Gift and Art Show, located in the heart of Shaw Community Neighborhood. The shopping event opens Black Friday &Saturday, November 27-28 and continues for the next three big Saturdays-December 5, 12,& 19, 2015, Shiloh Family Life Center, 1510 9th Street, NW, two blocks north of the Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. Open to the public, plus FREE ADMISSION!