Holiday Art Open House and Extravaganza!

We are pretty much GIDDY to present our 11th annual “Holiday Art Show”, a group show of over 100 artists featuring smaller works of art and handmade artisan wares. It is perfect for the holiday shopper looking for an original gift! (Paintings, prints, jewelry, pottery, glass work, furniture, fiber art, Christmas ornaments, etc…)


East Nashville is bursting at the seams with new retail businesses, and those of us who have been here for years couldn’t be happier!  We have all joined forces to create an unforgettable night of shopping, music, libations and good times to kick off the Holiday Season!

Visit the Idea Hatchery at 1108 Woodland Street (which is home to 8 small businesses), The Shoppes on Fatherland at the corner of Fatherland and 11th, and the many other small businesses located in the 5 Points area.




 HOURS: 6:00pm – 9:30pm

 (Wrappers Delight food truck will be at The Idea Hatchery at 1108 Woodland Street from   6:30 – 9:30pm)



 ALEGRIA: (Idea Hatchery- 1108 Woodland Street / 615.227.8566)

Alegria specializes in high end leather goods for men and women, unique gifts, jewelry by local artists, accessories, soaps and candles. Proprietor Bil Breyer produces beautiful custom leather belts, guitar straps, cuffs, leather accessories and jewelry. Alegria is also the place to find your infamous East Nashville Neighborhood pride bumper stickers, t-shirts and various East Nashville merchandise


Alegria  has extended Holiday hours:

Monday – Thursday:  11:00am – 6:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 7:30pm

Sunday: noon – 5:00pm


ART & INVENTION GALLERY: (1106 Woodland St. / 615.226.2070)

Art & Invention Gallery presents our 11th annual “Holiday Art Show”, a group show of over 100 artists featuring smaller works of art and handmade artisan wares.  Perfect for the holiday shopper looking for an original gift!  (Paintings, prints, jewelry, pottery, glasswork, furniture, fiber art, Christmas ornaments, etc…).

Show Dates: November 23 – December 31, 2012

Join us for the Reception! Saturday, December 1, 2012 / 6:00pm – 9:30pm

DJ’s HIS & HERS will be on hand spinning festive Holiday songs on vinyl.


Art & Invention Gallery has extended Holiday hours:

Monday – Thursday:  11:00am – 6:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 7:30pm

Sunday: noon – 5:00pm


BACK EAST: (1110 Woodland St. / 615.226.1015)

Back East and Wonders On Woodland invite you to join in the merriment of 5 Points at their Open House.  East Nashville’s fun little antiques shops are full of interesting finds for the collector and vintage lover on your shopping list.


BAXTER BAILEY & COMPANY (Luxury Living For The Discriminating Mutt): (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 305A / 615-800-8503)

At Baxter Bailey & Company, our mission is to provide quality lifestyle products for all dogs, cats and their families. Our mix of upscale products and casual living attitude come together to create a brand that everyone can enjoy. Our products are created to cater to all dogs – small and large, tall and short, pedigree and mutt – no one is left out.  We are proud that our products are made right here in Nashville, TN.  We invite you to appreciate the quality, embrace the lifestyle and experience Baxter Bailey & Company.

Store hours:  Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm


BRYANT GALLERY:( 1113 Woodland Street / 615.650.0063)

Bryant Gallery will fill its space with art suitable for gifting. Buy a unique gift for that special someone that will not be duplicated.

Participating artists: Donna Rizzo, Timothy Weber, Beth Seiters, Ruth Zelanski, Nola Jane, Hugh Bennett, Libby Byler, Lydia Wilson, Lena Lucas, Diane Molner, Mary Sue Kern, Grant Garmezy and Bill Brimm

Hours:  Friday- Sunday noon – 5:00pm


EAST-CENTRIC PAVILION: (Shoppes on Fatherland / 615.589.8814)

East-Centric Pavilion, located in the heart of East Nashville, is a 3,200 sq. ft. open-air event venue hosting a creative collection of original events surrounding the arts, cuisine, music, unique local shopping and community.  East-Centric hosts a collection of original events throughout the year as well as a local artisan market showcasing all the talent Nashville has to offer. Our facility is also available for private parties, receptions, etc.

 (Idea Hatchery-1108 Woodland Street / 615.226.6670)

The East Garden has been serving the East Nashville and Greater Nashville community with fine flowers and gifts for over eight years, and will be well stocked for all of your holiday entertaining, floral, and gift giving needs.

New gift items arrive daily. The very best in Seda France and Archipelago candles and soaps will be available. We have the best selection of picture frames for every taste and budget. The constantly changing selection of vintage and new jewelry and vintage bags are a must see. Also check out the selection of host and hostess gifts for the bar and entertaining, vintage ice buckets, bottle openers, wine stoppers and cocktail glasses new and vintage. The selection of vintage bar carts and lamps and lighting are a very affordable way to dress up the house for holiday guests on a budget.

And don’t forget all fresh flowers 50% off wrapped in paper cash and carry.

We look forward to seeing you this holiday season and thank you for another great year.

Holiday hours: Monday-Saturday: 11am-6pm / Sunday: Noon – 5pm



EAST SIDE STORY: (Idea Hatchery- 1108 Woodland Street /

615- 915-1808 / )

East Side Story isNashville’s only all-local author bookstore, and islocated in the heart of East Nashville– helping local writers tell their best stories.

They’ll be open late on December 1st and will have their latest round of holiday books on display for show and sale.

Store Hours: Monday – Friday: 11am – 7pm / Saturday 10am-6pm


(114 South 11th Street / (615)915-1960)

Pied Piper will be serving up ice cream, including some holiday favorites, warm pie a la mode, coffee and hot chocolate. They will also be offering gift cards for 20% off for the open house only — they make great stocking stuffers!

Fairytales Bookstore will have a special story time @ 6:30. We look forward to seeing you then!

Store Hours: Tuesday – Saturday:  10am-8pm / Sunday:  10am – 6pm



FANNY’S HOUSE of MUSIC: (1101 Holly Street / 615-750-5746)

Stop by Fanny’s for some festive treats and enjoy an extra 10% off gifts for your musician friends.

Don’t forget we have gift certificates for the really hard to buy for people.

Store Hours: Monday – Saturday:  11am – 6pm / Sunday: 1pm – 5pm


GOODBUY GIRLS: (1108E Woodland Street / 615.281.9447)

The holidays are here and Goodbuy Girls is packed with trendy stocking stuffer accessories like leg and arm warmers, rings, bracelets, necklaces, nail polish, etc. We have quite the collection of cozy sweaters, holiday dresses and of course, vintage cowboy boots for men, women and children. Come be merry with us GGs!

Goodbuy Girls specializes in new contemporary items and vintagepieces for all occasions!

Goodbuy Girls will have free holiday cookies in-store, and shoppers who spend $50 or more will receive af free gift!

Holiday hours: Monday – Thursday: 11am – 6pm / Friday – Saturday: 11am – 7:30 / Sunday:  Noon – 5 pm



HELLO BOYS: (The Idea Hatchery/ 1108 Woodland Street / (615) 512-8989)

Vintage and Contemporary Men’s Fashion and Accessories.

Happy Holidays y’all!!! Hello Boys will be serving holiday beverages all night. Come down and join us for our first Christmas at the Shops on Woodland. Take advantage of our special seasonal deal of any two scarves in the store for $30.

Holiday hours: Monday – Thursday: 11am – 6pm / Friday – Saturday: 11am – 7:30 / Sunday:  Noon – 5 pm


HIGH GARDEN HERBS, TEA,  AND TRADITIONS: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 204 / 615.589.4252)

Welcome to High Garden herbs, tea & traditionA place where days of old meets modern needs.

High Garden offers a full variety of bulk herbs and premium loose leaf tea for sale by the ounce, traditional method herbal tinctures, steams, oils, salves, syrups, baths and more.

Our own, hand-prepared High Garden herbal infusions and loose leaf teas are also available by the bag, to-go cup, or a cozy pot for two.

Many heartfelt gift sets and options are offered as well, for a gift you can feel good about.

Come and reconnect with your roots; the ones that we all share.

Holiday Hours:

Wednesday- Sunday: 11:00am -6:00pm


HIP ZIPPER: (1008 Forrest Avenue / 615.228.1942)

The Holiday Halls of the Hip Zipper will be ‘Decked Out’ with a plethora of vintage winter & holiday delights for your perusal.

Store hours:  Tuesday – Thursday: Noon – 6pm / Friday & Saturday: Noon – 7pm / Sunday: 11am – 6pm


INSPIRED: VIRGIN TO VINTAGE: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 205 /


Inspired: Virgin to Vintage is a specialty store showcasing local and favorite artists, unique gift items, and a diverse assortment of vintage pieces.  There will be a regular rotation of both artwork and music to ensure we are spreading the word about Nashville talent and creativity.  We are also avid supporters of the Nashville animal community.  You will see a healthy mix of pet related pieces to include photography from Joe Koch (JK Photography) where a percentage of sales will be donated to an area dog rescue organization.  We are excited to be a part of the Shoppes on Fatherland and look forward to participating and giving back to East Nashville!

Store hours:  Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 6pm


 JK PHOTOGRAPHY: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 102A)

JK Photography is a pet friendly studio designed to make getting a portrait of your furry family member easy. Being set up in a neighborhood environment allows customers to stroll in for Christmas photos or simply capture their personality. If bringing your pet to the studio is not ideal; consider booking an at-home or location of your choice session. Some printing will be done in studio, or you can inquire about other unique ways to display your photos. Stop by for a consult to see what option will be best for you!


JOHN CANNON STUDIOS: (The Idea Hatchery- 1108 Woodland Street /

John Cannon Fine Art is a new addition to the Idea Hatchery.  John had his studio/gallery at The Factory in Franklin for over six years, but moved to East Nashville in September.  John creates fine art paintings for collectors, art lovers, pet lovers and people who like to surround themselves with beautiful things.  John does pet portraits (and people, too), and custom commission work.

John will have his work displayed and will be offering specials on portraits for Christmas.

John also teaches art, and will be offering specials on lessons, including gift certificates for lessons, which make a great Christmas gift.

Store Hours: Monday:  12pm-5pm / closed Tuesday /Wednesday – Thursday:  11am – 6pm

Friday – Saturday: 11am -7pm / Sunday by appointment


JONES FLY COMPANY: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 104 / (615)522-7484)

Jones Fly Company is a fly fishing outfitter that offers guide services and local, hand-tied flies.

As the first shop of its type in East Nashville, Jones Fly Co intends to grow the sport of fly fishing and introduce traditional fishing methods to a new generation of folks who live here.   Classes to be offered on the art of casting and tying.

Call for hours


LAURIE LEHMAN PHOTOGRAPHY: (Shoppes on Fatherland-Suite 208 / 615.554.4883)

Laurie Lehman Photography specializes in artistic portraits of children and high school seniors.

Laurie is also an official dealer of Organic Bloom frames. These custom frames come in 16 unique shapes and are available in 20 colors.

METROPOLIS  ANTIQUES & GIFTS: (1017 Fatherland Street / 615.262.4828)

Gifts and antiques in the heart of East Nashville.

Holiday hours: Monday – Thursday: 11am – 6pm / Friday & Saturday: 11am – 7pm/ Sunday:  1pm – 5pm



MOSS: (1108C Woodland Street / 615.973.3440)

Moss is a new clothing boutique for women featuring contemporary, eclectic styles with a little something for everyone.

Call for hours


MOXIE: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 303)

Owners Elaine Hensley and Scott Moore translate 20 years of production design and set decoration into a surprising and dynamic retail shop. Moxie Fearless Furnishings. Featuring a modern, ever-changing mix of re-imagined objects, art and furniture with relentless design ideas for one and all.

Store hours:  Saturday: 10am – 6pm / Sunday: 1pm – 4pm


NANCYBGOODS: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 103A)

Fashion accessories with a New York buzz.

Store hours:  Tuesday – Saturday:  11 – 7pm / Sunday: Noon – 6pm


1907 APPAREL:(Shoppes on Fatherland- Suites 301 & 302 / 615.507.5795)

1907 Apparel is a philanthropic retail store selling a plethora of cause-based brands for both the home and the wardrobe.

Store hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 6pm / Saturday: noon – 6pm


PISTILS & PETALS: (Shoppes on Fatherland-Suite 202 / 615.870.7800)

A unique flower shop experience. Fresh flowers, bundles of flowers or arrangements, unique vases, one of a kind candles, cards, re-purposed furniture, local artist pieces and any other Pinterest project that I am currently working on. Come in and find your happy place!

Store hours: Tuesday – Saturday:  Noon – 7pm / Sunday: Noon – 4pm


PRETTY PRETTY POP POP: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 201

Beautiful. Fun. All Natural. Bath, Beauty and Hair Products.

We use the highest quality natural ingredients and thoughtful packaging to make products that will turn your everyday bath & beauty routines into beautiful rituals. 100% paraben, formaldehyde, & sulphate free! Always cruelty-free and PETA approved!

Our all natural bath, beauty, and hair products are inspired by pretty things and lovely plants. Every single piece is conceptualized, formulated, and bottled in East Nashville.

Visit the  Pretty Pretty Pop Pop in The Shoppes on Fatherland.

Store hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11am – 6pm


RED DOG BEADS: (Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 206 / 615-293-1011)

Red Dog Beads has been in the East Nashville/Inglewood area since 1999 supplying designers and hobbyists with Beads, Beading Supplies and Jewelry Making Tools.

We carry an impressive selection of exclusive “Made in USA”(many made in East Nashville) beading components as well as Turquoise, Gemstones, Freshwater Pearls, and Trade Beads. We offer jewelry making workshops and professional beaded jewelry assembly and repair services.

If you’ve never made any jewelry in your life, you can still come in, be a designer and leave with a beautiful piece that you’ve created yourself. It’s easier than you think.

Red Dog Beads, better stuff, better prices…. It ain’t your granny’s bead store!

Store Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-7pm


STATE: (1006 Fatherland St 203 / 407 497 4631)

Store hours:  starting November 27th / Tuesday – Friday: Noon – 7pm

Saturday: 11am – 7pm / Sunday: 11am – 5 pm


THRIVE: (Shoppes on Fatherland-Suite 101A)

At Thrive, we share your devotion to natural, earth-honoring products and gifts.  Support your personal health and well-being and express your unique sustainable style at Thrive! Organic, Fair-Trade and Sustainable. Thrive is more than a name. It’s who we are.

Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday: 10:30 – 7:00 / Sunday:  1pm – 6 pm


(Shoppes on Fatherland- Suite 306A)

Wildernest is a part of the new Shoppes on Fatherland in the heart of East Nashville. Locally owned, operated and curated, Wildernest offers a range of items and treasures for your favorite nest. Inventory changes weekly and includes but is not limited to:
Home Furnishings & Furniture
Home warming gifts
Kitchen, Bedroom & Living room treasures
Locally designed & created works and art

Store hours: Friday & Saturday noon – 6:00pm

WONDERS ON WOODLAND (1110 Woodland St. / 615.226.5300)

Wonders On Woodland and Back East will be hosting their 6th annual Holiday Open House from 6 – 9 pm December 1st.  We’ve scoured the countryside and uncovered some unique vintage finds that are sure to please that someone special on your gift giving list.  Come check us out…..we’ll be spreading the cheer!!

Holiday hours: (Starting Dec. 6th)  

Monday – Saturday: 11am – 6pm / Sunday: Noon – 5pm





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