The Whirl: Celebrate the Season 2023

On Dec. 6, WALTER hosted Celebrate the Season at CAM Raleigh to gather  local makers and retailers for a festive evening of shopping. This year’s Celebrate the Season was sponsored by WILDERS with supporting sponsors Opulence of Southern Pines and Green Front Furniture. The RDU Jazz Band played lively tunes and guests relaxed in the Green Front Lounge. Catering Works provided food that featured pasture-raised pork and Wagyu beef from WILDERS, and the beverages were provided by Liberty & Pleny, Blackbird Brewery and Westgate Wine.

The vendors for the evening included 700 Rivers, Addis Jemari, Benevolence Farm, Christina Dickson Home, Cornelia Home, Custom Ink, Designed for Joy, Ella’s Popcorn, Flourish Market, Frills Atelier, Gather Goods Co., Hunky Dory Records, If It’s Paper, Kid Lab, Nazz Ares, NCMA, Nons Salts, Nothing Finer, Oak City Hot Sauce, One and Only Paper, Opulence of Southern Pines, Peppertrain, Pet Wants, Rising Jewelry, Seton McGlennon, Spring & Mulberry, Susan Woodard Watercolors, Sweetgrass Home, The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Unlikely Professionals, Usu Company Candles, WILDERS and Yellow Canoe Studio.  

The WALTER staff

Custom Ink

Opulence of Southern Pines

RDU Jazz Band

Food by Catering Works

If It’s Paper

Jaclyn Smith and Danielle Lantz of WILDERS

Guests enjoying the Green Front Lounge

Westgate Wine

This article originally appeared in the January 2024 issue of WALTER magazine.