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Plaid Friday and Shop Small Saturday 2018

November 23 - November 24

Plaid Friday

Enjoy shopping in Old Town Winchester during Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday with the Shopping Passport program organized by The Old Town Winchester Business Association (OTWBA).

Shoppers can enter to win a gift basket of items and gift certificates donated from over 25 locally-owned Old Town Winchester businesses. To enter, pick up a ‘Shopping Passport’ from one of the participating businesses. Then, visit at least 8 of the listed businesses on the passport and receive a stamp or initial. Completed passports must be submitted by Monday Nov. 26 at Espresso Bar & Cafe, Winchester Book Gallery, or Thinker Toys. Shoppers can submit receipts from businesses in Old Town for an additional chance to win (maximum of 10/person). The first 200 shoppers to complete the passport will also receive a free OTWBA tote bag.

Participating businesses include: The Polka Dot Pot, Winchester Brew Works, LoX Salon, Bluebells, Posh Pets Boutique, World’s Away Escape, Dharma Studio, Handworks Gallery, Espresso Bar and Cafe, Once Upon A Find, Eugene B. Smith Gallery, Simply Charming, Scarpa Alta, Murphy’s Beverage Company, The German Table, Tin Top, Thinker Toys, Fresco Kitchen, Old Town Stained Glass Studio, Taste Winchester History, Incredible Flying Objects, Fellowship of the Sip, Winchester Book Gallery, Time Traveler Toys and Collectibles, Runners’ Retreat, and First Night Winchester.

For questions or more information, please see the event online at www.facebook.com/otwba or contact the Old Town Winchester Business Association at info@otwba.com.

Many businesses are offering specials during the weekend. Promotions include:

Plaid Friday – Nov. 23

  • Shop Small/Win Big Passport Promotion – Shop Small and Win Big over Plaid Friday and Shop Small Saturday! Participating businesses include The Polka Dot Pot, Winchester Brew Works, LoX Salon, Bluebells, Posh Pets Boutique, World’s Away Escape, Dharma Studio, Handworks Gallery, Espresso Bar and Cafe, Once Upon A Find, Eugene B. Smith Gallery, Simply Charming, Scarpa Alta, Murphy’s Beverage Company, The German Table, Tin Top, Thinker Toys, Fresco Kitchen, Old Town Stained Glass Studio, Taste Winchester History, Incredible Flying Objects, Fellowship of the Sip, Winchester Book Gallery, Time Traveler Toys and Collectibles, Runners’ Retreat, and First Night Winchester.
    • Pick up your Shopping Passport from a participating business in Old Town.
    • Visit 8 Old Town Winchester participating businesses for your chance to win a fabulous gift basket!
    • Attach a receipt from any Old Town business for an additional chance to win! (max 10)
    • Turn in completed passport and receipt(s) by Monday November 26 at Winchester Book Gallery or Espresso Bar.
  • Winchester Book Gallery – Open 6am. Discounts all day long on all merchandise. Morning: 6-7am 25%, 7-8am 20%, 8-9am 15%. Night: 6-7pm 15%, 7-8pm 20%, 8-9pm 25%. Special Plaid Friday deal:  Buy 5 or more books and get an additional 10% off your purchase, all day! Giveaways all day long including totes, books, posters, cookies, Pepperbiscuits bookmarks, and more!
  • Murphy Beverage Company – Opening at 6am with 25% off for the 1st hour with mimosa’s, coffee and refreshments from the Espresso Bar. From 7a-8a a 20% discount, from 8a-9a a 15% discount and from 9a-10a a 10% discount.
  • The Polka Dot Pot – 25% off items painted at 10 am seating. Reservations needed and must arrive by 10:15.
  • Once Upon A Find – Opening at 8am. Complimentary coffee and donut with every purchase. Free $5.00 “Santa Bucks” good on every $25.00 purchase. Register for our door prize giveaway, no purchase necessary.
  • Eugene B. Smith Gallery & Custom Framing – Open 10am-7pm.
  • Posh Pets Boutique – Open 9am. 25% off all Christmas themed pet toys, beds, and holiday treats.
  • Handworks Gallery – Open 8am. 20% off from 8a-9am, 15% off from 9-10am.
  • Scarpa Alta – Open 7am. 40% off from 7-9am, 20% off from 9am-5pm. Storewide.
  • Runners’ Retreat – Open 10am-8pm. $49 Clearance on all kids shoes*. $89 Shoes Clearance on select 2018 styles*. 75% off Winter Apparel Closeouts**. 65% off Summer Apparel Closeouts**. (*in stock items only) (**taken off regular price)
  • Espresso Bar & Cafe – Open 6am.
  • Blue Peacock Antiques – 10% discount on regular priced merchandise over $20.00. Hot apple cider for customers.

Shop Small Saturday – Nov. 24

  • Shop Small/Win Big Passport Promotion – Shop Small and Win Big over Plaid Friday and Shop Small Saturday!
    • Pick up your Shopping Passport from a participating business in Old Town.
    • Visit 8 Old Town Winchester participating businesses for your chance to win a fabulous gift basket!
    • Attach a receipt from any Old Town business for an additional chance to win! (max 10)
    • Turn in completed passport and receipt(s) by Monday November 26 at Winchester Book Gallery or Espresso Bar.
  • Winchester Book Gallery – 9am-10pm. Indies First – a collaboration among publishers, retailers, and authors– is an annual campaign to celebrate independent bookstores. Hundreds of indies across the country will be hosting local authors and holding events on November 24. Other participating Indies First stores and authors may be found on IndieBound.org. Small Business Saturday, founded by American Express in 2010, is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It is a day dedicated to helping support the local businesses that help to create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods.
  • Eugene B. Smith Gallery & Custom Framing – Open 10am-7pm.
  • Posh Pets Boutique – Open 9am. 25% off all pet toys, beds, and pet clothing.
  • Scarpa Alta – 20% off from 10am-5pm. Storewide.
  • Runners’ Retreat – Open 10am-6pm. Store-Wide Staggered Sale:* 10AM – 12PM: 30% off, 12PM – 2PM: 20% off, 2PM – Close: 10% off. Stocking Stuffer Specials, Extended Plaid Friday Specials AND Refreshments! *sale items not included. Cannot be combined with any other sales or promotions. Valid only on same day purchases. Not to be applied to returns or exchanges.
  • Murphy Beverage Company – Wine tasting 2-5pm.
  • Lox Salon – Offering two specials for November 24th. $20 off color services or $25 off full highlights. Offers not to be combined.
  • Blue Peacock Antiques – 10% discount on regular priced merchandise over $20.00. Hot apple cider for customers.

Details

Start:
November 23
End:
November 24