DECEMBER 2013

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Holiday Hours...

Friday, December 6th


This event is held at Little Springs Park (directly behind City Hall)         The Shoppes of Heritage Village are one of many Sponsors.


Prancing for Presents 2013

Merry Merchants of Crystal River 


Prancing Card


Click on the card image to open and print your Prancing Cards.


ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman at Gaylord Palms Resort (November 23, 2013 - January 5, 2014)

ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman

at Gaylord Palms Resort

(November 23, 2013 - January 5, 2014)


For more information on

Gaylord Palms ICE,

click on the link below...



Wednesday, December 25th is Christmas Day! 

Please Visit Our Website
Shoppes of Heritage Village 
Be sure to visit the following links to the Shoppes of Heritage Village.
 You can also follow the link to the Shoppe's Website for further details
Manatee Toy Co.

The Cotton Club  
La-Te-Da Boutique 352-563-2572


Franklin Anderson Gallery of Art




 Heritage House
The General Store
GlassWerx Studio

Just A Cupcake
Bakery & Cafe


The Mullet Hole Tavern
DownStairs Art
Studio & Gallery
Dayz Gone By

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Upcoming Events Calendar 

Thursday, December 5th


Saturday, December 7th



Annie Adams will be painting faces
and don't forget to bring your camera!

Also...Saturday, December 7th

  Franklin Anderson

Gallery of Art


Kids' "Make & Take"

The kids are invited to come in and create their own ornaments from

11am-3pm for $3.50.

Basically following Lynn's Breakfast

with Santa on December 7th.


For more information, call (352) 697-2702. 




GlassWerx is offering an all day fusing workshop for kids of all ages on Saturday, December, 7th.

Only $15 per person (which is half price!) - Come learn the basics of fusing and have fun creating your own unique wearable art. No experience &

no reservation required. Please contact GlassWerx for details or if you plan

to participate in groups larger than

4 people at 352-586-8546 or email:


Friday, December 13th


Please join us for our next "Art On The Avenue" event on Friday, December 13th from 5:00 to 8:00. Art On The Avenue was established to promote local artists, to bring the arts to the community and the community to the arts. Space fee is just $10 - vendors responsible for their own setup and all artwork must be handmade. Participants have the option of keeping their setups overnight and participating in Market Day the following day which is a separate venue - arrangements for Market Day may be made with Laura Lou (352-564-1400) at the Heritage House. Art On The Avenue is an ongoing event held every 2nd Friday of each month. This event is growing in popularity and progressing each month where artists, crafters, musicians and performance artists can come out to show and sell their artwork and talents. Art studios and galleries remain open and offer raffles, live demonstrations, workshops and more.


Please contact Debbie at GlassWerx 352-586-8546 for additional information or if you'd like to sign up!

Saturday, December 14th


Market Day with Art is adding treasures
 to our 2nd Saturday Event.
                              Click here to open and print application  




Thursday, December 19th


Also...Thursday, December 19th


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Just A Note... 


For more information, call (352) 563-2582.


 Come Check Out Our Website



Go to

 and take a lovely tour

of our Heritage House.

For more information,

call (352) 564-1400.




Home Décor, & Gifts




Open for the

Christmas Holidays!

Mon.-Sat. 10 till 5

Sun. Noon till 4 (Till Christmas)


 (Located in the former Cotton Club location)


For more details, call (352) 564-1400.


A Little Hungry? or


  Click this link to open and print your menu from Just A Cupcake


Also, we are open until 8:00pm

on Friday, December 13th (Art on the Avenue)


For more information, call (352) 601-1556

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            Come Take A Class

   With Us at Heritage Village 


DownStairs Art Studio & Gallery 


DownStairs Art is looking for students! Pottery lessons for individuals or small groups start at $25/hour for adults and $18.75/hour for students. All skill levels welcome! Open studio time is available for advanced students at hourly, weekly or monthly rates. Contact Ellis the Potter (352) 257-5129 or or visit for more information and to schedule a lesson today.


Now at GlassWerx

"Santa's Workshop!"

Now through Dec 20th

Join the fun at GlassWerx and learn how you can create handmade Christmas gifts and ornaments for friends, family and yourself! No previous experience required - Workshops include all materials and supplies necessary and you will have a choice of patterns and designs to create your own unique glass art! Stained Glass Workshops held every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. $35 per person all inclusive.


We would like to invite those who are interested to stop in GlassWerx Studio to watch and learn the stained glass process firsthand. Along with this live demonstration we will be offering a raffle for a stained glass workshop - a $35 value for only $5 a ticket!

Fusing Workshops held every Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. $30 per person all inclusive. 


A great way to spend time with your family and friends; groups are welcomed - please contact GlassWerx at 352-586-8546 for details and to reserve your space. (Participants must wear closed toe shoes and sign a standard release and waiver of liability form. Minors under the age of 12 must be accompanied by parent or guardian).

We are offering classes in stained-glass all inclusive from $35, fusing classes from $25, & mosaics classes. Some are "make it, take it" one session classes while others are 4-week courses. Also offer refresher courses, workshops, and private classes. A popular class is "Fusing Friday," no experience or appointment needed from 6 to 8 on Friday evening. We can also accomodate groups for parties, fundraising projects, ladies night out with wine & cheese and more.....For more information, call (352) 586-8546.

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The Shoppes of Heritage Village Holiday Hours



Heritage House & Heritage House TOO

will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th



10 a.m till 5 p.m.


Heritage House Open Sundays till Christmas

Noon till 4 p.m.





Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm

Sunday 12pm-4pm

Christmas Eve 10am-1 or 2pm

New Year's Eve 10am-1 or 2pm




We will be open Saturday 10-5 pm

12-4pm Sunday until Christmas.


Closed December 25 - Jan 1

We will re-open January 2 from 10am-5pm




Dayz Gone By


Monday - Saturday 10am-6pm

Sunday 11am-4pm

Christmas Eve 9am - 3pm

Closed Christmas Day.



 Franklin Anderson

Gallery of Art

 Tuesday- Saturday 10am-5pm and we are open on Sundays from 12:00-4:00pm.

Starting December 9th, we will be open Mondays (Dec. 2, Dec. 9, & Dec. 16 )

prior to Christmas. 



Open 7 days from 10:00am to 6:00pm & Sundays 10:00am to 5:00pm


We will be open Christmas Eve till 3:00pm and closed the 25th & 26th.




Florida Kayak Company


We will be open Christmas Day

from 9am to 2pm

and 9am to 5pm on New Years Day.


We are always closed on Mondays & Tuesdays.


Heritage Village Walking Map


 "Whether Crystal River is your home place or you're traveling through, we encourage you to include Heritage Village as a stopping place to relax and unwind during your daily travels near or far. For the traveler, we know your Journey is not complete until you've  found that Unique treasure that represents the memory...our goal is to make sure you find it here at one of our many specialty shoppes".
What more can you ask for...a sense of Yesterday, with an Artistic Flare of today's Market, all for you right here at "The Shoppes of Heritage Village".

 Antique Truck

 Once you turn off of US Hwy 19 in Crystal River onto North Citrus Avenue and see our old red "Classic Antique" truck, you'll know you have arrived. 



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  Please call

Laura Lou Tolle Fitzpatrick

at (352) 302-3026

for more information. 

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