Local is the new Black Friday

Sales happening on and beyond Black Friday, in and around Asheville. Want even more local shopping options? Check out these holiday craft fairs.

• Union (18 Haywood St.) celebrates its seventh anniversary with a seven day sale that runs until Monday, Nov. 26. Take 20-percent off everything in the store.

• Virtue (58 N. Lexington Ave.) offers 25-percent off all dresses and fashion tops.

• Minx (64 N. Lexington Ave.) will have a sale. Details yet to be announced, but if past Black Fridays have taught us anything, it’s sure to be a good one.

• Mora (9 West Walnut St., Ste. 2A) offers a 20-percent discount on handmade local jewelry. The sale runs through Sunday, Nov. 25.

• Harvest Records (415-B Haywood Road, West Asheville) participates in Black Friday Record Store Day, with limited special releases, mainly on vinyl. They open at 11 a.m., special release titles can be found here. And all used items will be 15-percent off.

• The Circle in West Asheville (426 Haywood Rd., West Asheville) is having a Black Friday sale of 20-percent off locally-made fashion, glass and art.

• Motion Makers Bikes (878 Brevard Road) will be offering discounts on Friday and Saturday (up to 40% off bikes and 20% off accessories).

• Nest Organics (51 North Lexington Ave.) offers 15-percent off, storewide, during a sale that runs through Sunday, Nov. 25.

• Amazing Savings (121 Sweeten Creek Road; 45 South French Broad Ave.) plans to offer Black Friday specials (for holiday feasting, perhaps?).

• Malaprop’s (55 Haywood St.) announces that on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24, it will be selling the Kobo Mini e-reader for $49.

• Studio ZaPow! (21 Battery Park, Suite 101) opens early (at the crack of 10 a.m.) for Black Friday shoppers, and hosts a Cult Movie Classics art opening and holiday party on Saturday, Nov. 24. Reception from 7-9 p.m. Mad Tea performs; free libations while you shop.

• Hospice Thrift Store (105 Fairview Road) holds a clearance sale on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Proceeds benefit CarePartners Foundation and CarePartners Hospice.

• Charlotte Street Computers  (252 Charlotte St.; 300 Airport Road, Arden) offers special deals (from gift cards with Mac purchases to low-priced stocking stuffers) on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24.

• Beer City Bicycles (144 Biltmore Ave.) offers 20-percent off all merchandise and 15-percent off all bikes on Friday, Nov. 23. They sweeten the deal, too, with beer on tap.

• Motion Makers Bicycle Shop (878 Brevard Road; 552 W. Main St. in Sylva) holds Black Friday and Small Biz Saturday sales on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24. Take up to 40-percent off bicycles and 20-percent off any regular-priced accessory.

• Black Dome (140 Tunnel Road) offers 20-percent off one regular-priced item sale extends through Sunday, Dec. 9.

• The i play store (baby wear and baby care; 233 S. Liberty St.) holds its After Thanksgiving Super sale on Friday, Nov. 23. The first 30 cutovers get grab bags, spin the wheel for 30-percent off and receive a gift with a $20 purchase.

• Eclectic gift and holistic health shop The Enchanted Wilderness (211 Merrimon Ave.) offers Black Friday specials.

• Frugal Backpacker (2621 Hendersonville Road, Arden) runs its sale Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24 (8 a.m.-8 p.m. both days), and Sunday, Nov. 25 (noon-6 p.m.). Find $10 fleeces, 30-percent off outerwear and accessories, 10-percent off clearance and $10 gift cards for even $100 spent.

• Diamond Brand Outdoors (2623 Hendersonville Road, Arden) is open Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24 (8 a.m.-8 p.m. both days), and Sunday, Nov. 25 (noon-6 p.m.). and serves up an array of specials, including early bird discounts and gifts to the first 100 customers, 30-percent off outerwear, 20-40-percent off clothing and footwear and much more.

• Mr. K’s Used Books, Music and More (800 Fairview Rd.) holds and 30-percent off all items sale on Friday, Nov. 23 (9 a.m.-noon). Take 20-percent off all items on Saturday, Nov. 24 (9 a.m.-9 p.m.).

• Blue Rage of Asheville (8 College St.) begins its holiday sale (vintage, antiques and select fine arts) on Friday, Nov. 23.

• Mast General Store (15 Biltmore Ave.) lets customers make their own sale. Pick up a 40-percent of coupon between 9 and 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23; get a 30-percent off coupon between 9 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24.

• Greenlife Grocery (70 Merrimon Ave.) is running a weekend wine sale from Friday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Nov. 25. 30-percent off all bottles priced $15 or higher. 


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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She 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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One thought on “Local is the new Black Friday

  1. Stephen Lange

    It doesn’t get any more local than the River Arts District. There are plenty of deals for the person that has everything, Art!

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