Handcrafted Alexandria launches shopping event


Some lucky shopper will win a weekend getaway to Alexandrias Hotel Monaco, a dinner at Jackson 20 and a Handcrafted Alexandria shopping spree. Thats the ultimate prize being offered by Handcrafted Alexandria during its Spring Shopping Event, May 22 through June 1.

To be eligible, shoppers need to visit at least 10 Handicraft Alexandria businesses during that period, have their entry form stamped at each location and turn them in to any Handicraft Alexandria business.

Entry forms were mailed to local residents and are available to download at www.HandcraftedAlexandria.com. A Grand Prize winner will be announced after the June 1 deadline.

Handcrafted Alexandria is a citywide brand and promotional campaign featuring 13 creative businesses in Old Town and Del Ray. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the large concentration of art, craft supply and classes and specialty culinary businesses based in Alexandria.

Handcrafted Alexandria businesses: Torpedo Factory Art Center, The Art League, fiber space, La Muse, Potomac Bread Company, Ten Thousand Villages, Artcraft, Arts Afire, Carafe Wine Makers, Del Ray Artisans, Gossypia, Imagine Artware, and Oerth Gallery&Tile Works.