'Tis the season for shopping, for gift giving and for having fun. We are pleased to announce three special events for the holiday season. If you can't join us in person, join us in spirit.\r\nSmall Business Saturday | November 30, 2013\r\nThe crew at Coco and Duckie invites you to celebrate local small businesses by visiting our shop on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. We'll be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check out our selection of unique and handmade items on the Square at 20 East Main Street in Bellville. We will have a door prize drawing every hour. In its fourth year, Small Business Saturday is an initiative started by American Express to help communities across the country appreciate the unique merchants nearby that support the local economy and make each town special. If you're an American Express member who registers your card and spends $10 or more on it at participating merchants on Small Business Saturday, you will receive a $10 credit on your next statement. Coco and Duckie is an eligible location for this special offer. Find other participating local businesses at www.shopsmall.com.\r\n31st Annual Small Town Christmas Festival | December 6-7 2013\r\nThe city of Bellville will host a Christmas festival from Friday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 7. The event has been recognized by the State Legislature as the Official Small Town Christmas Event of Texas. The festivities begin with a holiday baking contest at noon and a bake sale at 4 p.m. on Friday. The 6th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade starts at 6 p.m. and winds through town. Santa Claus will be on hand to welcome in the holiday season with warm wishes for all. Many of the local shops will offer food and drink to late-night shoppers. Coco and Duckie will be open until 9 p.m. on Friday night. You can also stop by the store on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to do some holiday shopping. Other Small Town Christmas Festival activities in Bellville on Saturday include breakfast and photos with Santa Claus, a gingerbread decorating contest and more than 90 vendors for Bellville's Market Day. A Children's Wonderland will feature a petting zoo, pony rides and an inflatable moon bounce. Holiday music will be performed on an outdoor stage by the Bellville United Methodist Church Youth Choir and the bands and choirs from Bellville High School and Bellville Junior High. Holiday home tours sponsored by the American Cancer Society will take place on both Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.smalltownchristmas.org for details.\r\nHoliday Trollbeads Trunk Show | December 9, 2013\r\nWe will host a Trollbeads Trunk Show from Friday, Dec. 6 through Monday, Dec. 9. We are one of only two retail outlets in Texas to carry Trollbeads. Come to Coco and Duckie to see the exquisite new winter collection, and enjoy some great specials. Shoppers who buy a decorative clasp will receive a free bracelet. Glass beads will be buy three, get one free. Be sure to see the new X by Trollbeads while in. We're one of two Texas dealers carrying the X by Trollbeads! Kick off the holidays in Bellville with Coco and Duckie. Experience our eclectic shoes, beautiful jewelry and apothecary retail therapy. Stop in and enjoy the festive atmosphere while you revel in some holiday cheer.