12th Annual Holiday Open House and Sale in Bemus Point November 4-6th.

BEMUS POINT – Don’t miss  Bemus Point’s 12th Annual Holiday Open House, November 4th – 6th.


Bemus Point’s 12th Annual Holiday Open House

is November 4th – 6th

The Holiday Open House is one of Bemus Point’s favorite events of the year. The village’s locally owned stores and restaurants will be showcasing seasonal specials and sales to help customers get in the holiday spirit. Families will also have the chance to meet and have photos taken with Santa and his reindeer, Dancer, at The Musky Mall. Holiday shopping takes center stage during the Holiday Open House. It’s the once-a-year chance for customers to get 20% off every item in every store.

Bemus Bay Children’s Shoppe, Bemus Point Pottery, GG My Love, Gypsy Moon, Imagine, Lakeside Cottage Shoppe, Petals & Twigs, and Skillmans will be participating. Customers will enjoy personal customer service, complimentary wrapping, great holiday gifts, winter apparel, decorating ideas, treats and more!


Every store is discounting their customer’s favorite items! At Bemus Bay Children’s Shoppe you’ll find the perfect book or toy for the special child in your life, along with popular boot-cuffs and adorable hats for children. Custom order your holiday wreaths and arrangements at Petals & Twigs, then pick up perfect stocking stuffers, like the best-selling Soap Lift and Chautauqua Lake ornaments. Shoppers visiting Bemus Point Pottery will be treated to 20% off customer favorites, including the New York Times best-selling book, “Christmas Wish,” illuminated wine gift boxes, doll ornaments, specialty pet gifts, and handcrafted pottery by Andy Dawes.


At The Shops

Keep warm with Imagine’s boiled wool slippers, hats and mittens which are all included in the Holiday Open House Sale, along with customer favorites: handcrafted shawl pins and crystal nail files with dichroic glass accents. Gypsy Moon is open for this special event and will be featuring new consignment items and taking 20% off their beautiful vintage furs. GG My Love customers will be excited to hear that Spring Step boots and Moonlight apparel will be discounted. Lakeside Cottage Shoppe will be open, weather permitting, with almost all merchandise at 50% off, with discounts raising to 60% off on certain products, before they officially close for the 2016 season. The Lakeside Cottage Shoppe will be back in the spring with new and exciting merchandise.  Skillmans will be offering 20% off everything in their entire store, with no exceptions! Customers will find that well-known brands, including Patagonia, Brighton, Hobo, Lysse Leggings, Rebel Nell Graffiti Jewelry, and Barefoot Dreams will all be 20% off. Cashmere ponchos, sweaters, and shawls, artisan jewelry, accessories, home furnishings (including all furniture, rugs, pillows and throws), Chautauqua Lake maps, gifts and apparel, and gourmet cookbooks and foods will also be included in the sale.


Daphne jewelry is big, bold and very light. Love.

Daphne jewelry is big, bold and very light. Love.

Patrons will also enjoy delicious meals, drinks and desserts at these village establishments: Bemus Point Inn Restaurant, Bemus Point Golf Club and Restaurant, Bemus Point Market, Ellicottville Brewing on Chautauqua, Guppy’s Tavern and See-Zurh House.

Each restaurant has prepared festive specials for the occasion. Start off the day with homemade potato pancakes served with applesauce, sausage and eggs or biscuits and sausage gravy at the Bemus Point Inn Restaurant. Enjoy bar appetizers and a caramel apple kiss cocktail at the Bemus Point Golf Club and Restaurant. Shoppers visiting the Bemus Point Market can grab a warm cup of coffee, seasonal ice cream cone, or a homemade pie to take home and enjoy.

Guppy’s Tavern will be serving roasted pork loin with a cranberry balsamic glaze, chestnut cornbread stuffing and green beans almondine, you can also enjoy a peppermint mocha in a custom Guppy’s Mug, which makes for a great Christmas gift!

The See-Zurh House will be offering delicious specials: a pork roast with cranberry sauce and chicken breast stuffed with cornbread and sausage. Diners will also be able to sip on a chocolate peppermint stick cocktail or Tom and Jerry. Ellicottville Brewing on Chautauqua will be showcasing their new Fall Menu, along with their seasonal beer selection.


Enjoy live music from The Chillbillies at Ellicottville Brewing on Chautauqua on Saturday evening, beginning at 9:00. Bemus Point’s newest restaurant, EBC, is also available for your own holiday party in November or December.

Santa and Reindeer

Santa Claus and his live reindeer, Dancer, will be at The Musky Mall on Saturday and Sunday from 10-4, with Angela Marsh Photography available to take photos of your family with Santa. It’s the perfect time for visitors to take adorable photos for family Christmas cards!

Bring your friends and family to Bemus Point’s Holiday Open House this weekend and enjoy this festive kick off to your holiday season!



Fall at Imagine! Open Saturday and Sundays 10-5

Shopping this Fall

Shopping in the Fall in Bemus takes on a more leisurely tone than the frantic pace of summer. You can find goodies at your favorite indie shops that just aren’t available in summer. Many of the stores and restaurants are open and Bemus is a fun place to spend a few hours this time of year.Imagine! will be open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5 until Christmas and then we will have a huge sale between Christmas and New Years. We will be open again in the spring and during our time off we’ll be shopping to fill the store again. In the meantime, we are unpacking great gifts for Fall, winter and the upcoming holidays.img_4975 So plan on coming to Bemus and you can enjoy the stunning colors of the fall leaves reflected in the lake, homemade soup at your favorite restaurant and lots of unique made in America goodies at our shop.

New Items

We are featuring some new Atenti bags, jewelry of all kinds, of course, and charming hand made items including adorable

Michael Michaud clover necklace

Michael Michaud clover necklace

mittens and slippers. In addition to being open weekends you can find us by chance or appointment.Call us at 716 386 2244 if you keep thinking about something you saw at the shop and wish you had bought. We can mail it to you. We also feature a small Etsy shop. Click “shop” above and find it. We are still selling our inventory of yarns and needles on our Ebay store, find it through our “shop” button.

There are some hand-knit items that we make at the store that we will feature this Fall, including felted bags and hats. We ordered some beautiful ceramic lamps with dolphins (see picture below) from a pottery in Texas that will be arriving within the next few weeks. There are a series of little holes in the top of the shade and at night they throw little dots of light onto the ceiling for a dreamy effect. Stop by to see what is new, we always look forward to welcoming you.   Yancey will be in the shop during the next two week-ends while I am off to S. Carolina to relax and research artisan gifts for the store. Hope to see you! Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page and Twitter for latest news.sea-lampwool-mittens

Atenti Lulu bag

Atenti Lulu bag