Local Business Videos, Holiday Happenings, 👟 Run for the Troops & More!

by | Nov 4, 2022

Polar Bears in front of Andover Memorial Library in November

Hello November 🍂 2022!

The Buzz on Local Business Videos, Custom Gift Baskets & Holiday Pop-Ups at Elsie’s Pantry, Chicken Parm Sandwich at Jaime’s Restaurant, Andover Collection Blankets, DiSH Andover November Menu, Holidays at the Village, Grazie Italian Restaurant, Andover Cars & Coffee, Run for the Troops 5K Race & Kickoff Event.

Stay Tuned for Local Business Videos 🎥

We had fun with KC Visuals on Monday shooting video at Andover’s Elsie’s Pantry and North Andover’s Share the Love Consignment. Below, Share the Love Consignment owner Stephanie Warren, Personal Stylist Anastasiya Tsvetikova, and recent-college-graduate model Lindsey Reitano have fun reviewing video footage. 

Video Shoot Fun at Share the Love Consignment

Fun at Share the Love Consignment Video Shoot

Anastasiya styled Lindsey in date-night and job-interview outfits. And each sharp-looking ensemble was completed with clothes in the shop. So, stay tuned for the video to see the stylist appointment. And to get a tour of the shop with Stephanie. Because you’ll see firsthand why Share the Love Consignment was recently voted the Best Consignment Shop in the Merrimack Valley

Best Consignment Shop in the Merrimack Valley

Best of the Eagle Tribune Consignment Shop in the Merrimack Valley

And don’t forget, Share the Love Consignment is now open Sundays from 11am to 3pm. So, stop by and snag a fashion deal for the holidays! You might even snag a complimentary sweet treat. Last Sunday, neighbor It’s All Good in the Kitchen Gluten-Free Bakery & Cafe provided free donuts for shoppers.

It’s All Good in the Kitchen Gluten-Free Donuts

Complimentary Gluten-Free Donuts from It's All Good in the Kitchen at Share the Love Consignement


Custom Gift 🎁 Baskets at Elsie’s Pantry

During the video shoot at Downtown Andover’s Elsie’s Pantry. owner Linda Conners-McCarthy walked us through the different gift baskets she offers. Linda will personally curate the items in each basket. Or you can specify the items. Her shop offers custom gift baskets for any occasion. And now is the perfect time to visit the shop and pick up Thanksgiving and Holiday Gift Baskets.

Thanksgivng & Holiday Gift Baskets

Holiday Gift Baskets at Downtown Andover's Elsie's Pantry


Holiday 🎅 Pop-Ups at Elsie’s Pantry

Elsie’s Pantry is keeping it neighborly for the Holidays. With a full lineup of Pop-Ups, through December 17th, featuring local artisans and business women. So stop by every Saturday, between noon and 4pm, to see what your neighbors have to offer. Below are the local women scheduled for the November Pop-Ups.

Nov. 5th Pop-Up — Thirty-One Gifts with Kim Solt

Thirty-One Gifts with Kim Solt - Holiday Pop-up at Downtown Andover's Elsie's Pantry

Nov. 12th Pop-Up — Cookies & Sweet Treats with Julie Beaver

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Nov. 12th Pop-Up — AC Handmade Jewelry with Amanda Carafa

Handmade Jewelry with Amanda Carafa at Elsie's Pantry Pop-Up in Downtown Andover

Nov. 19th Pop-Up — Unique Treasures with Tiffany Gentile

Unique Treasures Earrings

Nov. 26th Pop-Up — Sweet South Sewing & Kitchens with Melanie Leigh

Pretty Lemon Pattern from Sweet South Sewing and Kitchen


🐔 Chicken 🧀Parm Sandwich at Jaime’s Restaurant

The popular Chicken Parm sandwich is back on the Menu at North Andover’s Jaime’s Restaurant. Locals love the Italian Breaded Chicken Breast. Fried and topped with Marinara Sauce. Mozzarella Cheese. And served on a Garlic-Butter-Toasted Sub Roll with French Fries. If you haven’t tried it, now’s the time!

Chicken Parm Sandwich

Chicken Parm Sandwich at Jaime's Restaurant


Stay Warm 🔥with Blankets from Andover Collection

Andover Oversized, Fleece-Sweatshirt Blankets are the perfect accessory for the Andover Thanksgiving Football Game. And they’re a great way to stay warm this winter while showing your Andover pride. So, be sure to stop in the shop soon and checkout the new Rainbow 🌈 Fleece Blanket!

Oversized, Fleece-Sweatshirt Andover Blankets

Andover  Oversized, Fleece Sweatshirt Blankets


DiSH Andover November Menu

The DiSH Andover November Menu is out! And it features some amazing chicken dinner options. Like family favorite General Tso’s Chicken🥡. Chunks of Boneless Chicken Breast. Lightly Battered “Tempura Style” and tossed with Sweet and Zesty Tso Sauce. Then served over Jasmine Rice.  An easy-and-satisfying dinner for a crisp November night.

General Tso’s Chicken at Andover DiSH

General Tso Chicken on DiSH Andover November Menu


2nd Annual Holidays 🎄 at the Village

Mark Saturday, November 26th, in your calendar. Because that’s when North Andover’s The Village Studio is hosting their 2nd Annual Holidays at The Village Event. Your family will have tons of fun. Because, for starters, there will be Cornhole, Giant Connect 4, Balloon Animals. And, of course, Photos with Santa 🎅. Plus, Food Samples and Raffles. And Amazing Holiday Shopping. More to be Announced! So, Stay tuned …

North Andover’s The Village Studio

Holidays at The Village Studio in North Andover


Road Trip to Grazie Italian 🍝Restaurant

We have lots of great dining options in Andover and North Andover. And we are close to top restaurants in the Merrimack Valley. Grazie Italian Restaurant at Dracut’s Four Oaks Country Club is one of them. You should check out this Italian restaurant, if you haven’t already.

Cappucino at Dracut’s Grazie Italian Restaurant

Grazie Italian Restaurant Cappuccino


Last Andover Cars 🚗 & Coffee ☕of 2022

The last Andover Cars & Coffee for the year is this Sunday, November 6th. The event runs from 9 to 11am at 79 Main Street in Downtown Andover.

Volkswagen Type 2 at Andover Cars & Coffee

Volkswagen E-Type

The weather forecast looks awesome. So, grab a Pumpkin Spice Coffee at Ultimate Perk Coffee Co. And then head across the street for your last chance this year to attend Andover Cars & Coffee!

Pumpkin Spice Coffee at Ultimate Perk Coffee Co.

Ultimate Perk Coffee in Downtown Andover


 👟Run For the Troops 5K with the BREW 🍺 CREW

Run for the Troops 5K honors our military. And it helps build homes designed for the unique injuries of specific soldiers. Join the Oak & Iron BREW CREW as they seek to raise $4,000 for this worthy cause. Plus, get a free, post-race 🍺 in the Oak & Iron Beer Garden.

Run for the Troops 5K in Andover

Run for the Troops Brew Crew Team

👟Run For the Troops 5K Kickoff Event

Attend the Kickoff Event to Run for the Troops 5K:

Heart & Home Dinner & Silent Auction
Danversport Yacht Club
Friday, November 11th at 6pm
Tickets are $125/Per Person

Enjoy a Full Buffet Dinner and Live Music by Local Band The Wobblies. Plus, bid on great items in the Silent Auction. Including a Nashville Trip and Signed Patriots Items. Hear from Run for the Troops Beneficiaries and a Special Guest Speaker. And, of course, honor our countries Veterans and Active Military who come as guests. Purchase your ticket online at RunForTheTroops5K.com. Or send a check to/contact:

Sharon Carroll
Administrative Assistant/Finance Director
Run For The Troops MA Inc
9 Burlington Street
Lawrence MA 01843

Consider Becoming a Sponsor

*Feature Photo: Polar Bear Family (mom Aurora and cubs Snowflake, Grace and Klondike) at Andover Memorial Library in November.

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