Thursday, May 03, 2012

Shop Bellevue May Newsletter

Newsletter:  There is a lot happening in Bellevue the month of May, beginning with the Shop Bellevue Spring Fling event on Friday, May 4th. Beginning at 6 pm.    

Tyler HIldenbrand mural
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
NKY Art Teachers Show
Travel Options
Shop Bellevue!
Bellevue Bridal Bash

Upcoming Event
Bellevue Farmers Market
at The Party Source
Spring from Greensleves
Saturdays: 8 am to 3 pm
Wednesdays: 3:30 to 7:30 pm 
Celebrate seasonality - buy direct from your local independent farmer.  Produce, plants, soaps, wine, bread, eggs, meat, and more!  

Shop Bellevue!

Spring Fling
Friday, May 4
beginning at 6 pm

Rejuvenate your love affair with the Avenue. 

Bellevue Bridal Bash
Friday, May 11
6 to 9 pm 
Join us for our first ever unbridled "Bridal Bash" for wedding vendors, shopping, dining, music and entertainment. 

Mobile Mammography Van 
behind the City Building
Tuesday, May 15
1 to 4:30 pm
Schedule an appointment: 513-686-3300 
3rd Saturday Celebration 
3rd Annual Bellevue Blossoms Fest 
Saturday, May 19
10 am to 5 pm 
This is the garden party you do not want to miss.  Great garden merchandise throughout our businesses. Plus, we've even invited garden vendors to join us on the Avenue so you'll be sure to be prepared for the summer season.   

NKY Art Teachers Show at Sigra Gallery
Those who teach, create!  Celebrate the artwork of the talented art teachers throughout Northern Kentucky at the opening reception at Sigra Gallery, 205 Fairfield Avenue, on Friday, May 4 from 6 to 9 pm. 15 teachers showing works - paintings, pottery, and more.      

Travel Options
Sure, you can hop in your car to get to Fairfield Avenue, but you may also want to consider walking, riding your bicycle or taking a TANK bus or the Southbank Shuttle.
It's hip, it's green, and you're bound to meet great people along the way. 

Bellevue's independently-owned shops and galleries, fine eateries and bars hope you will share this monthly e-newsletter with your friends and family. You will find a link below to make it easy.  Thanks!

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Spring Fling

Shop Bellevue!  
 Spring Fling    
 Friday, May 4   
Beginning at 6 pm   

205     Sigra Gallery        
Join us for the opening reception of the Art Educators of NKY Annual Art Show.   
223      Pretty's on Fairfield    
Complimentary Mrs. Field's individually wrapped chocolate chip cookie to the first 100 visitors.  Spend $25 (excluding custom-cut glass) and receive a free Vanilla Sugar Fragrance Mist & Lotion, a $7.95 value.  
223     Amanda Greenwell Photography  -  2nd floor   
224     Bridal 911    
301     Ball Embroidery & Gifts     
Graduations and Mother's Day are both coming up in May!  Get your personalized gifts now and be the talk of the town. 
305     Creative Hands Artisan Studio      
307     The Cozy Cottage      
Featured artist photographer, Alison Ford. Sample our Vino slush and Heartland Herbs Dip.
RSVP Services  

Mixed media artwork by Hannah Lane Russell.

 Lila Elliot Design 
310     Avenue Brew     
Enjoy a mouth-watering pot roast dinner complete with mashed potatoes, carrots, and green beans.  
312     Splendid Things  
Check out all our sensational new Spring scarves.  We also have a great selection of Derby jewelry!
313     Bellevue Bistro
318     Bella on the Avenue
Visit us for our annual watch trunk show!
We're open until 7 pm on Fridays.   
321     Little Moments          
334     Past & Presents        
50%  off all new and used books, and 20% off the rest of the items in the store! 
334     Field of Vue Artworks  (rear Zen garden)
Lynnea Perry Bennett joins us as our featured artist along with the music of Janice Sunflower entertaining our inner spirit.  Pretzels from Twisted Sisters Cafe and refreshments for your enjoyment.  
336     Purple Monkey     
339     Mrs. Teapots Tea Room          
341     The Bellevue Beadery    
Accessorize your Spring wardrobe with new jewelry from The Bellevue Beadery and save 10%!  
343     Pasquale's 
Join us for dinner! 
400     Hilde's Gallery
401     Fabulous Finds for Less 
402     Groneck Photographix
404     Interior Visions
Re-affirm your affection for  Interior Visions and we'll show you our appreciation. Spend $50 or more and receive a FREE edition of Curt's book,YOUR HOME: A Living Canvas (a $31.79 value)!  
405     Healing Therapy 
406     Twice as Nice Antiques and More      
Clearance items still available.  
411     Twisted Sisters Cafe      
411     The Trendy Gardener  -  Rear building  
Live, love. landscape.  We'll delight you with our gardening related products and design services.     
413     Belle Bridal Boutique    
420     Schneider's Sweet Shop         
Celebrate spring and your "Love Affair" with Fairfield Ave, by purchasing your favorite malts and shakes on sale...comes with two straws for sharing! 
421     Thyme Square       
Stop in for our tea and BBQ sauce tastings - you can help us decide which BBQ and hot sauces we will produce.      
501     501 Salon & Spa         
511     Siam Orchid     
605     Crone Cottage and Your Stamping Cottage       
Free gift with a $25 purchase at Your Stamping Cottage.
705     Bellevue Violins    
707     Vintage @ 707     
710     Virgil's Cafe   
Reservations are recommended for dinner.       

Bridal District
Bellevue Bridal Bash

The time has arrived for a new kind of bridal show!  Are you tired of seeing the same thing at every bridal event you attend?  So are we!  That's why we are breaking the mold and jumping right out of the box feet first!  On Friday, May 11th from 6 to 9 pm, join us for a one-of-a kind event called the Bridal Bash!

You'll be able to enjoy shopping, dining, nibbling, business open houses with great specials, visiting vendors, music, fun, and an Aisle of the Avenue - an imaginative bridal fashion walk.

Visit  or for more information and to register so you can be entered to win an amazing basket valued at more than $1,000! Oh, and make sure you tell all of your friends!  We'll see you at The Bash!

Avenue Brew Host Pre-Prom Dinner

Many thanks to Avenue Brew, 310 Fairfield Avenue, for helping to develop and host the first ever pre-prom dinner for the wonderful kids who are part of Campbell County High School's Functional Mental Disabilities Classroom.  The entire evening was such a special event that it was featured on WLWT Channel 5 News.  Click below for the full story.  Also check out the great article in the Campbell County News.
Banner artwork by Tyler Hildebrand of Hilde's Gallery.
Shop Bellevue! poster design by Mark Kerley of Lucky Rabbit Studio.

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