Business After Hours & Main Street Gainesville’s Annual Upstairs Downtown Tour & Holiday Open House

Thursday, November 18, 2004

5:15 – 7:15 p.m.

On the Historic Square in Downtown Gainesville

No charge for Chamber Members, $5 for guests

TOUR: Residence of Brice Vorderbrug, conveniently located above his successful Coffee Shop of Horrors on Washington Street (registration for members & first stop on the tour); new restaurants on Bradford Street – The Brickhouse and Cilantro’s Tex-Mex Grill; Anna Jennings’ Side Street Studio; the incredible renovation of the former Woolworth Building in the new Princeton Building featuring the Princeton Salon & Day Spa and the new Hudson Steam House Restaurant. Tour will conclude at the exciting Main Street Market featuring open shops, food and music.

FOOD: Progressive dinner style food along the way provided by the Brickhouse; Cilantro’s; The Coffee Shop of Horrors; Roly Poly; the Hudson Steam House and Main Street Market’s Sweet Petals, Highland Creamery Ice Cream and the Boiler Room.

FUN: Most of the Downtown shops will be open in Holiday style with treats and specials for you to stop in and browse along the tour. Like last year, Horse & Carriage rides will be available around the Square for $2.00 per person to magically transport you back in time! Santa will make his first appearance Downtown for this Holiday season along with his Santa Train ride for the kids chugging around the Square. It’s a magical time in Downtown Gainesville. Don’t miss it.

For Chamber Members, the tour is free; guests, $5. Details: Main Street Gainesville, 770-297-1141 or the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, 770-532-6206