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Second Saturday Artwalk Hot Spots- December 2022: The Porch, Creole Creamery, and Daiquiri Shak
112 S. 2nd Street- located inside The Shops of Century Hall
Located inside historic Century Hall, The Porch is a beautifully quaint shop full of an assortment of exceptional items. The Porch started on Magazine St. in New Orleans and was there for 12 years until relocating to Old Town Bay St. Louis in 2017.
“It's a creative and exciting place to be!'' exclaimed JoAnn Saucier, owner of The Porch and manager of The Shops of Century Hall. “I have grown here and am very happy to be a part of the people that are here, it's such a creative bunch.”
JoAnn curates an eclectic mix of goods for her shop. The Porch is loaded with a creative collection of home decor, jewelry, gifts, and a large variety of gourmet treats. With their increasing line of gourmet foods, The Porch is a must-stop for foodies and charcuterie fanatics alike. From delectable spreads such as their fig meyer lemon honey preserves and walnut sage pesto to unique nibbles like their pinot noir pickled beets and white wine crackers, savvy shoppers can easily find the piquant nosh to bring the WOW factor to their holiday meals.
This Second Saturday, December 10, The Porch will be celebrating their hotspot with live music by Jordan Kelly and refreshments on the first floor of Century Hall and Christmas pictures on the third floor from 4 - 6:30 pm. The shop is also hosting a special holiday giveaway for their Saturday shoppers. Earn entry to the raffle with any purchase from The Porch all day Saturday, December 10th.
Creole Creamery on the Bay
209 Main Street
Residing in the yellow building at 209 Main Street, Creole Creamery on the Bay offers a wide selection of homemade ice cream flavors that will impress all who come to test a scoop. Equipped with pink and white checkered floors and the smell of freshly made waffle cones, Creole Creamery radiates all the classic ice cream shop vibes. While the shop is stocked with all the classics, visitors will be amazed by their large variety of truly unique flavors and seasonal specialties.
A few of their current holiday ice cream flavors include Speculoos Christmas Cookie made with Speculoos cookies, swirls of cookie butter, streaks of buttercream icing, and crispy holiday sprinkles, Pumpkin Praline perfected with roasted pumpkin, brown sugar, Chinese 5-spice and pecan pralines from New Orleans’ Southern Candymakers, and their popular Black & Gold Crunch which is double vanilla and chicory root ice cream with crushed Oreos and chocolate chips. With their selection of flavorful, homemade ice cream, it’s no wonder that The Creole Creamery earned the title of Yelp’s 2022 Best Ice Cream in the state of Mississippi.
“Can’t buy me love but you can buy me ice cream” is written largely on the pink walls near the entrance of the Creole Creamery’s Party Room. Ice cream enthusiasts couldn’t agree more with the phrase and the idea of a special private party featuring their favorite chilly treat! Creole Creamery on the Bay offers a variety of party packages to host your next birthday, special event, or meeting with them.
In celebration of their hotspot status, Creole Creamery on the Bay will have Elton Barrett and his banjo playing live music from 5-7 pm. The creamery is also hosting a raffle for a $25 gift card, receive an entry to the drawing with any purchase from Creole Creamery on the Bay on Second Saturday. Be sure to swing by this December 10th to experience all their delicious ice cream and see why they were named the number one ice cream shop in Mississippi.
106 Court Street
Located at 106 Court Street resides the one and only Daiquiri Shak. Known for its delicious frozen drinks and friendly atmosphere, the Daiquiri Shak is a popular go-to for locals and visitors alike.
Upon entering the Daiquiri Shak, visitors are not only greeted by the shak’s friendly staff but also its grand wall of all things daiquiri. With over 50 different flavor combinations displayed up the wall and 16 shiny machines twirling colorful, succulent libations, it’s easy to become mesmerized by the endless possibilities Daiquiri Shak has to offer. But there’s no need to worry if you are feeling a little indecisive, the extremely knowledgeable and amicable Daiquiri Shak family are experts at finding the perfect frozen beverage for your palate or happy to mix any flavor combination requested.
Daiquiri Shak also features limited-time seasonal favorites, like their signature King Cake daiquiri for carnival season, their popular Pumpkin Spice Eggnog for Halloween season, and during the month of December, and only during the month of December, Daiquiri Shak features a holiday season favorite, Traditional Eggnog.
Beyond their vast selection of delectable frozen beverages, Daiquiri Shak also has a variety of wrapped stainless steel tumblers that are equipped with much more than just liquid-holding capabilities. Available in 25oz and 30oz, their specialty tumblers also come with a free first fill followed by a lifetime of discounted refills. All wise holiday shoppers know that everyone loves a gift that keeps on giving. So, if you’re searching for the perfect gift for a daiquiri obsessed loved one, look no further than the one and only Daiquiri Shak!
On Second Saturday, December 10th, Daiquiri Shak will be celebrating their hotspot with a DJ blasting Christmas and dancing tunes outside on their patio from 3 pm to 7 pm and featuring discounted 20oz daiquiris for only $5.75. Bring your friends, sip on some eggnog, and get your holiday spirit on with Daiquiri Shak.
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