As always, the holidays have creeped up on us. But that’s not the case for Mockingbird Station. This place is totally prepared to get its season’s greetings on. Be you grinch or holiday sweater wearer, there’s bound to be something you’re interested in during the Station’s Hot Holiday Happenings. Every week night from November 3 through December 19 (excluding Thanksgiving), expect a series of promotions and events, including music, movies, discounts, free gift wrapping, and more. The property’s annual Toys for Tots drive also kicks off November 3. Drop off new, unwrapped toys at either the Angelika Film Center or Urban Taco through December 8, and you will receive a free gift from Mockingbird Station as a thank-you. Jump for more details on upcoming events and go here for a complete list of participating shops and restaurants.
“Hot Holiday Happenings” details:
· Weekdays, “Get Wrapped @ the Station” (Monday-Friday, 5-8 p.m.) – Shop around and take advantage of Paperie & Co.’s free gift wrapping of any merchandise purchased at Mockingbird Station (with receipt).
· Monday, “Family Night @ the Station” (every Monday, 11/3-12/15) – Choose from a variety of casual dining options, with special offers for children and parents beginning at 5 p.m. at participating restaurants. A free outdoor screening of family films, hosted by the Angelika Film Center & Café, starts at 7 p.m. on the mezzanine level across from the theater.
· Tuesday, “Foodie Night @ the Station” (every Tuesday, 11/4-12/16) – Learn to cook like a real chef for holiday soirées by visiting a featured Mockingbird Station eatery each week. Enjoy interactive demonstrations at 6 p.m. (making a popular entrée or appetizer) and 8 p.m. (spotlighting a signature drink or cocktail), while taking advantage of special offers at the featured restaurant.
· Wednesday, “Deals & Discounts Night @ the Station” (every Wednesday, 11/5-12/17) – Save time and money with one-stop holiday shopping beginning at 5 p.m., when consumers can reap substantial savings from a host of participating retailers, while finding gifts for just about everyone on their list.
· Thursday, “Live Music @ the Station” (every Thursday-not including Thanksgiving, 11/6-12/18) – Enjoy happy hour specials at participating Mockingbird Station restaurants from 5-7 p.m.; then at 7 p.m., groove to an eclectic mix of sounds-ranging from local bands and jazz quartets to community choirs and holiday carolers.
· Friday, “Date Night @ the Station” (every Friday, 11/7-12/19) – Romance is in the air beginning at 5 p.m. with participating restaurants offering couples dining discounts. Plus, the Angelika Film Center is hosting a free outdoor screening of favorite holiday and romantic movies at 7 p.m. on the Station’s mezzanine level.
· Daily (Friday, 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. -12 a.m.; and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.) – Free valet parking for Mockingbird Station guests.