The holidays are almost here. It’s time to fête.

We don’t take gift-giving lightly. To celebrate the holidays, we’ve invited our favorite vendors from in and around Chicago to sell items worthy of a box, bow, or both. Below, a small taste of what’s to come on December 6 from 6-10 p.m.:

Gifts for food-lovers
Pear Tree Preserves
Southern pickles from Mark Stueur of Carriage House
Indian as Apple Pie spice tiffins
Salsas, relishes and Bloody Mary mix from Sauce & Bread Kitchen, the new line from Co-op
Teas, vinegars and assorted pantry-stuffers from Rare Tea Cellar
ByM Desserts’ cookies, granola and sweets
Gelt for Grown-ups and Champagne truffles from Veruca Chocolates
Wild-caught Alaskan smoked salmon
Local honey and seasonal snacks from City Provisions
Bold-flavored popcorn from Posh Corn

Gifts for the design-savvy

Quirky antique kitchenwares from Martyn George
Heirloom-quality wood toys for tots from Noble Toy Company
Dinner Party’s vintage entertaining pieces
Hand-dyed scarves from Heshima Kenya
Dorus Mhor jewelry
Beauty and body from Arch Apothecary
Gifts for gents & gals from Sir & Madame
Food, design and children’s books from City Lit

Snacks on-site
Complimentary bubbly from Illinois Sparkling Co.
Mindy Segal’s hot chocolate and sweet treats
Old Town Social charcuterie
Sauce & Bread Kitchen nachos
Bang Bang pie and biscuits
La Sirena Clandestina alfajores

Custom playlists for the evening will be provided by Scottie McNiece of Uncanned Music.

A portion of the proceeds from ticket and vendor sales will benefit Fresh Moves (freshmoves.org), a Chicago nonprofit that delivers fresh produce to local food deserts by converted CTA bus.

Celebrate Chicago and the season. Come fête with us.

Room 1520
1520 W. Fulton St. (Enter at Justine St.)
312-952-1520
http://room1520.com

How to get there: Nearest El stop (Green Line Morgan stop; Ashland or Grand Avenue buses). Parking is free at the Ashland and Fulton lot. Ample street parking is also available.

$5 at the door or in advance (buy tickets here)

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