We’ve been very busy these last few weeks….. If you happen to be driving by, please check out the new front window display, including the addition of a hutch to show off some of our “Home Goods.” We’ll also be spiffing up the building facade over the next month or so with new paint around the windows and a new, improved, entry gate to the alleyway so keep your eyes peeled.
And we have a new look inside. Hope you like it. Here’s a preview:
The next event on our calendar is a Book Signing with Barbara Delaney, author of “Finding Griffin.” Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 6th from 1-3:30 pm. If you have any ideas for Community Store events, please let us know.
And while you’re in the Store check out the “WOW” items currently featured. Here’s a sample to whet your appetite.
“Northwest Blue” Men’s Polo shirts in Assorted Colors & Sizes for $4.99 and Men’s Denim Carpenter Jeans for $14.99.
See you soon.
The Community Store will be closing on Thursday, April 5th at 3 pm for Inventory. We’ll reopen for business on Saturday, April 7th at 9 am. Sorry for any inconvenience!
We will be open on Easter Sunday, April 8th if you’re in a shopping mood.
Spring has arrived at The Community Store and we want to share it with you! Come join us at our First Annual (assuming you like it) Spring Fashion Show on Saturday, March 10th from 11 am to 1 pm. Enjoy some refreshments while you watch friends & neighbors modeling our new Spring Clothing Lines, accompanied by the witty commentary of Jason Brill. Here’s a sneak preview:
And while you’re here, don’t miss the swimsuits (including Plus Sizes) that have just arrived along with flip flops and dark glasses for EVERY member of the family.
Saturday, February 18th begins our Week-Long Sheet & Bedding Sale.
We’ll also be hosting a book signing. Sybil Bath, author of “The Greenhouse Murder,” will be on hand from 11 am to 3 pm. Hope you’ll come by, chat with Sybil and check out the sheets and more…….
In addition to our Loft 21 Sheets shown below, we’ll be offering for this one week only:
- “It’s My Room” Twin Sheet Sets in Lavender, Pink & Blue for only $9.97!
- Our 2 & 3 piece Comforter Sets (Twin & Full) for only $21.97 and $27.97, respectively.
- 10% Off on all of the Pillows in stock.
Well, it looks like Saturday’s going to be a chilly one! We invite you to come in and get warm at The Community Store. We’ll have hot chocolate and cookies to ward off the cold. And don’t forget, local Candle Crafter, Sue Amell, will be demonstrating how she produces candles from 10 am – 1pm.
And, if you want to dress up your outfit for the Winter Carnival Parade, we have some wacky hats, glasses and other useful paraphernalia. Check it out!
Happy Winter Carnival everyone!
The Interim Board of Directors has just announced that the first Shareholders Meeting will take place on Thursday, March 8th at 6 pm at Harrietstown Hall in Saranac Lake.
If you’re starting to suffer from a bit of cabin fever, we have the antidote with our roster of upcoming events. Mark your calendars and plan to join us.
- Saturday, January 21st – 11 am – 3 pm.
Local author, George Bryjak, will be on hand to sign his book, “The Power of the Dark Goddess”
- Saturday, January 28th – noon – 3 pm.
Photographer in residence at Blue Seed Studios, Shaun Ondak will talk about his work and do a demonstration.
- Saturday, February 4th and Sunday, February 5th
Join us for our “Wigwam Weekend Sock Blowout” A special purchase of selected fashion styles and colors for EVERYONE in the family – Men, Women & Kids, all priced to “walk out the door” at $7.99. This special event is for two days only, so don’t wait. Come early for best selections. Once they’re gone, they’re gone.
Be “styling” at Winter Carnival with your new pair of Wigwams from The Community Store.
- Saturday, February 11th from 10 am to 1 pm.
Local Candle Crafter, Sue Amell, will be demonstrating how she produces candles.
We will also have hot chocolate on hand to ward off the cold during the Winter Carnival Parade.
- Tuesday, February 14th – All Day
Our Red Heart Yarn Event. See January 8th Blog Post for Details.
We’re happy to share the news that we’ve just brought in a number of new items that community members have been asking for: Men’s Boots, Men’s Suspenders, more styles/sizes of Ladies’ Wrangler Jeans and some colorful Bath Sheets. Please keep the suggestions coming….
Everyone’s invited to The Community Store’s First Annual Red Heart Yarn Event on Valentine’s Day, February 14th from 9 am – 6 pm.
The Day will include:
- An Exhibition of Locally Produced Knitwear*
- Special Red Heart Yarn Promotions
- A Beginner’s Knitting Class Workshop from 10 – 11 am
- And Refreshments
* Call for Submissions – We invite local knitters to submit their products for the Exhibition. We’ll include up to ten submissions of hand-knitted items on a First Come, First Serve Basis. Just drop it off at the Store by January 25th. The public will have a chance to vote on their favorite items between Jan. 27th – Feb. 14th and a first and second place winner will be chosen on the 14th.
For questions, contact Stephanie DeJoseph at 354-8173.
You’ve probably noticed a few changes on the exterior of our building. The upper deck is gone…
But as you can see, the changes on the inside are even more dramatic.
Once the demolition is complete, we’ll be able to renovate, stock the store and OPEN!