Get your shop on

There are eight shopping days left, people. This is no time to rest on your laurels. Luckily, the opportunities to score cool, unique, local gifts are abundant this weekend.

• Robin Plemmons holds a trunk show featuring “booze! Whore d’oeuvres! …Christmas gifts that will make you pee!” at L.O.F.T. (53 Broadway St.). 5-10 p.m.

• The Jolly Jaunt takes place on Lexington Ave. on Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Participating stores (HoneyPot, Nest Organics, Virtue, Cornerstone Minerals, Write-On, Hip Replacements, The Costume Shoppe, Izzy’s Coffee Den and Mountain Lights) will be open late with cider, cookies, family fun and sales.

• Magic: A Scrollwork Designs Trunk Show takes place at Mountain Java Westridge (901 Smokey Park Hwy.) on Sunday, Dec. 19, 3-6 p.m. It’s “a celebration of all things silver and shiny [above] featuring handcrafted art jewelry by local artisan and silversmith Clarity Collins.”

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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