Archive for November, 2011

Mortgage Rate Update

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The Week in Review:
In a holiday shortened week, mortgage interest rates ended the week pretty much unchanged.
What to Expect:
For the first time in a while, the markets will be focused on domestic issues.
Reports indicate that Black Friday and weekend sales were a success for the retail sector. As a result, the stock market should [...]

Holiday Lights and Market

[ December 2, 2011; 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. December 3, 2011; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. December 4, 2011; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

Smyrna Holiday Lights and Market
The tradition of holiday markets dates back to 1393 in Frankfurt, Germany. Advent markets, also known as Christkindl markets or Santa Clause markets, began in Germany but spread quickly throughout Europe. At one time, it was the only place and time of the year to buy Christmas [...]

5 Finalists for 2011 Vinings Business of the Year

[ December 6, 2011; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Vinings Business Association Members Spotlight
You are invited to the Vinings Business Association Monthly Luncheon on December 6th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Social Vinings!

The featured speaker at the luncheon will be the 5 finalists for 2011 Vinings Business Association Business of the Year.

The 5 finalists (in no particular order) are:

Vinings Historic Preservation Society (VHPS)
Paces Holdings/Vinings [...]

Black Friday means deals

[ November 25, 2011; ]
Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Sometimes I wonder which one is actually bigger. It’s that time of year when we get to spend time with friends and family and give thanks. This is also the time of year for those die-hard shoppers to prepare to assault the stores on what has become known as Black Friday. [...]

7th Annual Candy Cane Hunt

[ December 3, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Bring the whole family for some outdoor holiday fun on the grounds of the Historic Mable House. Activities will include cookie decorating, crafts, marshmallow roasting, photos with Santa and of course the Candy Cane Hunt, complete with prizes.

Pictures with Santa will be available for $5 per photo.

The holiday event will be held from 10am – [...]