SHELBY- Shop Small Saturday is gearing up to take place throughout downtown Shelby on Saturday, November 28.
Shop Small Saturday is designed to put focus on the community’s businesses.
Throughout Saturday, individuals can visit many of the businesses to receive a passport to get stamped to win prizes. All of the passports will need to be dropped off at Connie’s Place, 24 West Main Street, by 3 p.m. Saturday to qualify for the prizes.
Businesses participating in the passports are Connie’s Place/AVON/Holiday Store, Coolest Shop in Town, Glen’s Surplus, Blackhole Skate Shop, Grammy’s Room, Alterations & Sewing by M.E., Amazing Wedding and Parties by Rhonda, Mechanics Bank, Pretty Flamingo, The Vault Wine Bar, Roush’s Floors, Shelby Computer & Business Center, Shelby YMCA, and TresDens Jewelers.
In addition, there will also be passport that is sponsored by the downtown Shelby businesses. Individuals can only win a gift basket if they visit all of the businesses on the passport.
Some of the businesses which will already be listed on the passport will be Maw & Paw’s Pet Grooming, Alta Floral, Stickmans, and Shelby Thrift Store. These businesses will also be giving out free shopping canvas bags.
Organizer Connie Roub explained why community members should participate in Shop Small Saturday.
“Buying local helps friends, neighbors, and the community by supporting their families and creating jobs. I challenge all community members to come downtown this Saturday and visit all the lovely businesses and start your Christmas shopping. Shelby has a lot to offer and we need our community to support us. So, shop small Saturday,” Roub stated.Santa will also be in Shelby from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Connie’s Place and will be giving out gifts to children. Roub encourages community members to bring their cameras.