SIP AND SHOP: EDGE DISTRICT
The holidays are bringing sip and shop events to St. Petersburg’s retail zones, and the latest comes to the Edge District. Businesses throughout the district’s seven blocks including Atlas Body and Home and Ashe Couture are celebrating the event, dubbed Holiday Magic, with shopping specials, drinks from Edge hot spots, food from district restaurants and live music. There will also be raffles, in-store demos and games. Guests can bring drinks with them as they stroll through the area, which runs from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street to 16th Street, and First Avenue N to First Avenue S. Take notice of the holiday window displays and vote for your favorite in the contest. Buy tickets at Suncoast Credit Union, 1022 Central Ave., or online. $20-$25. 5-9 p.m. Thursday. edgedistrict.org.
MERRY, MERRY: HOLIDAY MARKET ROUNDUP
It’s the final weekend for Brocante Vintage Market, so say your goodbyes while shopping vintage vendors. Free. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 2200 Second Ave. S, St. Petersburg. brocantemarket.com.
Keep St. Petersburg Local’s new Holiday Makers Market brings 30 makers to new venue the West Events and makes it festive with beer, bubbles and wine, a photo wall and tunes by DJ SugarBear. $5, $20 VIP, free for 12 and younger. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 13435 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach. keepsaintpetersburglocal.org.
Seminole Heights Annual Holiday Craft Fair features handmade gifts and Christmas decorations, a silent auction and a bake sale. Free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Seminole Heights UMC, 6111 N Central Ave., Tampa.
Great Explorations’ A Very Merry Market returns to the children’s museum, bringing a huge vendor lineup and other festivities. The exhibits and Sunken Gardens will not be open during the family-friendly event. 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. greatex.org.
WHITE CHRISTMAS: ZEN GLASS’ HOLIDAY SHOW
We never get a white Christmas in Florida, but the creative folks at Zen Glass are having a White Christmas party and holiday show anyway. Everyone will wear white attire, drink white wines and beers and have a white elephant gift exchange. Those gifts can be purchased, but with their network of artist friends you can bet most of them will be handmade. Shop the art in the gallery and hit up the popular sale table. Sales and deals on vouchers for the Make Your Own workshop series will be available. Free. 7-10 p.m. Saturday. 600 27th St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 323-3141. zenglass.com.