Junior League of Winston-Salem to Host Ninth Annual Boutique Shopping Event November 16-17

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (October 29, 2018) – The Junior League of Winston-Salem’s ninth annual holiday shopping market, Boutique, will be held Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17 in the Grand Pavilion Ballroom in the lower level of the Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem.

Holiday shoppers can get a start on their purchases at Boutique, where they will find unique and specialty gifts from vendors to mark off their shopping list. Participating vendors will offer holiday décor, clothing and accessories for the whole family, specialty food, jewelry and much more.

The money raised through Boutique furthers the Junior League’s mission to encourage volunteer development, train members to become civic leaders, and support the community. For more information or to purchase advance tickets to Boutique, please visit www.jlws.org/boutique.

Key Event Details Include:

Preview Party

Friday, November 16, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

This event will include an open bar and live music for attendees to enjoy as they shop the different vendors and bid on a variety of items from the silent auction.

Schiffman’s presents the Polar Plunge Raffle, with 10 special items for the lucky raffle winners.

Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door.


General Shopping & Pictures with Santa

Saturday, November 17,  9 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Santa and his elf will be at Boutique on Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Children are welcome to join for a photo op with Santa.
  • There will also be an impressive lineup of children’s book readers in the Reading Nook from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Guest readers include Winston-Salem Police Department Chief Catrina Thompson, Forsyth County District Court Judge Carrie Vickery, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools Chief Academic Officer Dr. Kenneth Simmington and IFB Solutions Director of Corporate Communications Nicole Ducouer.
  • Dewey’s Bakery will have an onsite fundraising booth to support the JLWS with purchases of their holiday treats.


“We’re looking forward to welcoming the community to the ninth annual Boutique, which is shopping for a cause at its finest,” said Cat New, President of the JLWS. “Pick up items for everyone on your list and yourself as well.”


About the Junior League of Winston-Salem

The Junior League of Winston-Salem is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. With approximately 1,000 members, the Junior League of Winston-Salem has helped to inspire and establish vital Winston-Salem-based community organizations and events, including the Arts Council, Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, Ronald McDonald House, SciWorks, Komen North Carolina Triad Race for the Cure, READ TO ME and BOOKMARKS Festivals.  Visit the Junior League of Winston-Salem website, www.jlws.org, for more information.