By Alicia Dziak

The biggest shopping days of the year are coming up fast! If the challenge of finding a parking spot and waiting in long lines at the mall doesn’t appeal to you, why not start and finish your holiday shopping right here in Springville, while supporting local businesses? Several events throughout the Village will save you time, money and your sanity.

Springville Christmas Craft & Vendor Show

In the mood for one stop shopping? Springville Health and Fitness will host the Springville Christmas Craft & Vendor Show on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 10 a. to 3 p.m.

Here is the growing list of the vendors that are planning on being at this craft show: Tupperware, Artist Pat Boese , Goat Goodies, Lula Roe, Wood Working, home made jewelry by Nicole Hara, Paparazzi, crafts by Sonya Gentner, knitting by Joyce Jensen, Ruby Ribbon, Jamberry, crafts and baked goods by Elane and Helen , Whipped Away Bakery, Stamps & Scrapbooking, animal rescue ornaments, Springville Health & Fitness, Perfectly Posh, Finders Keepers Primitive Crafts, Crafty Duck Creations, Rodan & Fields, Nymeria Designs, Chaffee Chick Designs, Young Living Essential Oils, needlepoint and crocheted items by Charity Baldwin, Norwex & Crafts, Cookie & Candy Tins, Snow Globes & Candy Wreaths, Partylite, Hand painted crafts by Jo Meyers, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Scarves & Blankets by Jackie Antonelli, Tastefully Simple, One Of A Kind Wire Wraps, Natural Crystal, Gemstones, Sea Glass And Wire Work by Matthew Ritchie, Senegence, Household Crafts, Crocheted Items and  Baby Gifts by Jaclynn Klahn, Freedom T-Shirts, It’s So Fluffy Cotton Candy, Home Made Pet Treats, Younique, Mojilife, Home Made Jewelry by Emily Salim.

Be sure to bring the kiddos and have their picture taken with Santa and Mrs Claus. Don’t forget to bring their letters to Santa!

If getting healthier is one of your New Year’s resolutions, Springville Health & Fitness will also be offering a BOGO special — buy one year, get one year half price, for a savings of up to $180.

Be sure to visit the event Facebook page ( for more info as it becomes available.

A Very Merry Main Street

On Nov. 25 and 26, stroll Main Street, between the lights at Franklin and Buffalo Streets, for A Very Merry Main Street. This annual event encourages shoppers to stop by numerous businesses for a chance to win cash prizes. Pick up a postcard at any of the participating businesses, and then have it stamped at each one. When completed, turn the card in (before 4 p.m. on Saturday) and be entered in a drawing for three cash prizes.

Participating businesses include DonChelle Salon Spa, Stephen R Schunk MBA & Assocs, Fresh Floral and Gift Company, Concord Land Realty, Lulu Belle’s Gifts, Springville Eye Care, LLC, Fiddler’s Curiosity Shop, LOCALS lifestyle, Mary Kay (Jenna Kellerman, Independent Beauty Consultant & Samantha Skura, Independent Beauty Consultant), Origami Owl: Independent Designer Shauna McMahon, Sheret Jewelers, The Blue Eyed Lass, Amanda’s Sweets, Springville Antique Co-op, My Best Friend’s Closet, Create, Artist – Jenny, Carpet World of Springville, Witter Davis Furniture, Emily Karr Photography, Stamping Up!, Mellowdea Pet Spa and Mellowdea Kennels, Love INC of Springville, NY, Sew Pretty, KPKS Creations, DoTerra, Christina Cocca – Jamberry Nails Independent Senior Lead Consultant, Crafted by Jean, The Barbershop Soli Deo Gloria, Main Street Pizzeria and Cafe, Springville Hardware & Homewear, The Meat Shoppe, Fisher Antiques, Julie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, Springville Area Chamber of Commerce, Pop Warner Museum / Concord Historical Society, Springville Center for the Arts and more.

In addition, enjoy the holiday spirit with LJ Grand Livery Stables as they offer draft horse carriage rides around the Village. On Saturday, Nov. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m., rides will depart from the park on Mechanic Street. Cost is $4 for adults, $2 for children. Kids will also receive a free gift while supplies last.

Holiday Craft Show/Bazaar

Looking for even more unique gifts? Head to the 8th annual Holiday Craft Show/Bazaar at the Springville Moose Lodge, at 13080 Buffalo Road, on Saturday, Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be holiday wreaths, holiday decorations, beach glass jewelry, rock art, pottery, rugs, sweater sets, paintings, purses, jewelry, figurines, doll clothes and accessories, sewing crafts, crocheted items and more, from over 18 vendors. Lunch will also be available. This event, hosted by Springville Women of the Moose Chapter #1183, benefits various community service projects and Moose charities.

Join the shop local movement and support the community, while scoring great deals on items you don’t see every day. Spend your holiday shopping dollars right here in Springville, and spend less time checking off that list!