Shop at the First Mate's Market November 27
Skip Black Friday and all the other post-Thanksgiving shopping madness at the crowded stores. Instead, go browse for unique, interesting items at the First Mate's Market. This November, go shopping for the holidays on the historic Belle of Louisville.
Browse on the Belle
This is the very first holiday market on the Belle of Louisville and this is an event that's as much about socializing as it's about shopping. You'll also learn a lot more about Louisville. The Belle is famously associated with the city, of course, and it's the star of the Great Steamboat Race held every year as part of the Derby Festival. But you'll also discover a lot of local Louisville businesses.
Many local businesses will have stalls and shops here to display their goods. You can find unique goods here for those hard-to-shop-for people on your gift list. This is a great way to discover some of Louisville’s amazing small businesses.
The market is open on the Belle of Louisville from 11 am to 5 pm. It's free to come and browse. The Belle of Louisville is docked at 401 W. River Road. That's just a few blocks away from Portland, a historic riverside neighborhood.
Browsing Around in Portland
Portland, like Louisville, was a riverfront town. It was an independent town until it became a part of Louisville and it has a rich history all its own. The oldest known wooden structure, a large home dating to 1812, is still standing in Portland.
Today, Portland is becoming a thriving arts community. Many local artists are coming here. Many of the historic buildings are being renovated, new galleries are opening up and there are new and exciting things happening in Portland. Go get a look for yourself.
There are lots of interesting real estate opportunities in Portland. The neighborhood is full of great bungalows and shotgun homes. It's full of lots of possibilities. Go browse around in Portland this November and see how it inspires you.
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