This Saturday, our friends at the Amicus Green Building Center in Kensington, MD (in the West Howard Antiques District) will be hosting its first “Shopping Green and Local Holiday Fair,” to allow people to holiday shop for green, healthy, and locally produced offerings. Amicus will have lots of home goods and tools for eco-cooks and energy geeks; gift wrap and stationary (how about note paper made from recycled beer grain!); eco-travel options; adventure tours; Capital Bikeshare memberships; and other surprises.

As a bonus, AmEx card members who register their card online (here: and spend $25 will get a $25 statement credit from AmEx.

When: Sat, Nov 26 from 10:30 – 4:30
Where: Amicus Green Building Center, 4080A Howard Ave, Kensington, MD (1 block off Connecticut Ave, 2 miles north of the Beltway)
Why: Shop for beautiful goods with great causes and help our local economy