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2014 Events Calendar


    

 

July VIP Club Member Special:

July 1 - 7: GRAND REOPENING CELEBRATION 2014

  • Tuesday, July 1
    • GRAND REOPENING SPECIAL: Free Stars & Stripes Summer Scarf with any $31 or more purchase
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: 5 Ways to Tie a Scarf (each taking 5 seconds or less!)
    • Christmas Cash ($1/$20 in purchases)
    • Refreshments
    • Door Prizes: Enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)
  • Wednesday, July 2
    • Grand Reopening HUMP DAY SPECIAL: Red, White and Blue “Uncle Sam” Hat. Sisal, lighted electric 15″ “hat”
      • Reg. $19.99 HUMP DAY PRICE: $7.99
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIPS & RECIPES: Double Dipping Allowed! How to Use Dip Mixes for More Than Just Dips!
    • Christmas Cash ($1/$20 in non-sale purchases)
    • Refreshments
    • Door Prizes: Enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)
  • Thursday, July 3
    • GRAND REOPENING SPECIAL: Thirty-One Dollar Thursdays (aka $31 Thursday). Spend $31 or more and you will receive a $5.00 OFF your next non-sale purchase of $20 or more (expiration date of 7/17/14)
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: 5 Quick and Easy Summer Snacks
    • Christmas Cash ($1/$20 in nonsale purchases)
    • Refreshments
    • Door Prizes: Enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)
  • Friday, July 4
    • GRAND REOPENING SPECIAL: STOP BY and receive your free patriotic jewelry (1/pp, no purchase required)
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: Patriotic True/False Fun (win a trio of R/W/B Star Votive Holders if you get 4 our of 5 correct!) PLUS pick up a copy of our “Fun Facts About the Declaration of Independence”
    • Christmas Cash ($1/$20 in nonsale purchases)
    • Refreshments
    • Door Prizes: Enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)
  • Saturday, July 5
    • GRAND REOPENING SPECIAL: Sampling Saturdays are back again this year! To celebrate, we will offer $1.00 OFF any item we are sampling (we’ll be doing this EVERY Saturday…this is just the kick off:-)
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: 5 Easy Summer Entertaining Ideas
    • Christmas Cash ($1/$20 in nonsale purchases)
    • Refreshments
    • Door Prizes: Enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)
  • Sunday, July 6
    • Summer Fun Sundays are back. Stop by before heading for the park for the free concert (3–5pm)with the country sounds of the Kaye Band
    • GRAND REOPENING SPECIAL: If your order total has the number 31 anywhere in it, you receive your entire order for 31% off!
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: 5 Fashion Tips ALL of Us Can Use Now!
      • $1.00 in BTSB (Back To School Bucks) will be given for each $20 in purchases each Summer Fun Sunday in July and August for you to use like REAL cash in September!
    • Refreshments! Visit our Sample Station for some delicious samples and great entertaining ideas. Oh….and did we mention they will be EASY to prepare and serve?
    • Door Prizes: Enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)
    • Enjoy the country sounds of a local favorite, The Kaye Band, in Brand Park from 3–5pm today.
  • Monday, July 7
    • GRAND REOPENING SPECIAL: MAD FOR MONDAY MIXES: Receive $1.00 off any gourmet food mix (no limit)
    • Christmas Cash ($1/$20 in nonsale purchases)
    • Refreshments
    • Door Prizes: LAST CHANCE to enter to win one of ten $31. Gift Certificates (earn an extra chance for each $10 in purchases)

July 8 (Tuesday) Open by Chance

  • but we’re usually here working 10am - 2 or 3pm so give us a try:-)

July 9 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY DEAL

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!
    • This week, as an example, will be Brightly Colored Flower Flip Flops.
      • Reg. $10. a pair
      • HDD Price (today only) is $3.00 a pair (YES, below wholesale even!)
  • DYK: Today is National Sugar Cookie Day. Guess we’d better have some sugar cookies on hand for you (and us)! We don’t want anyone to say that we are party poopers! :-)

July 10 (Thursday): $31 Thursdays

  • Spend $31 or more on non-sale items on Thursdays and receive a Savings Certificate to use in the next two weeks ($5.00 off $20, good at either store)

July 10 - 13: Weekend of Wine Celebration

  • Join us Thursday, July 10 - Sunday, July 13 for our celebration of wine
  • Special 25% off on most wine related gourmet food products and gifts including
    • wine scented soap, lotion and lip gloss/balm
    • wine or grape related ornaments
    • any wine or grape related gourmet food or kitchen products
    • Vino Freeze Mixes (wine slushies)
    • wine glasses including funny “regular” ones, shatterproof stemless, and humorous stemless
    • wine stoppers and toppers
    • vino-2-go “sippy” tumblers
    • “Motto to Live By” sign (great girlfriend gift:-)
  • Tastings of (one of) our favorite Finger Lakes Wines throughout the weekend
  • Refreshments will include our mixes made with, or flavored with, wine including:
    • Herbs w/Chardonnay Wine Cheeseball Mix
    • Amazing Wine Brownie Mix
    • Lemoncillo Vino Freeze Mix
    • Beer Bread Mix…with a vino twist:-)
  • PLUS OUR “REGULAR WEEKEND EVENTS CONTINUE!
    • July 10 (Thursday): $31 Thursdays!
      • Spend $31 or more on non-sale items and receive a Savings Certificates to use within the next two weeks ($5.00 off $20, good at either store)
    • July 11 (Friday): Free Bead Friday!
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
    • July 12 (Saturday): Sampling Saturdays.
      • Each Saturday we’ll be sampling a number of different items from our gourmet food lines.
      • On top of the great snacks, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!
      • DYK: Today is National Pecan Pie Day. Fire up those ovens!
    • July 13 (Sunday): Summer Fun Sunday!
      • $1.00 in BTSB (Back To School Bucks) will be given for each $20 in purchases each Summer Fun Sunday in July and August for you to use like REAL cash in September!
      • After shopping, grab your lawn chair and join us in Brand Park from 3–5pm for Rick Wilson Entertainment

July 13 (Sunday) Elmira Blooms Garden Tour

  • For tickets visit Chamberlain Acres or the Near Westside Neighborhood Association office

July 14 (Monday): Mad for Mixes Monday

  • All mixes (dips, brownies, etc) are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

July 15 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

  • (but we’re usually here working 10am - 3 pm)
  • DYK: Today is Cow Appreciation Day! 25% off anything “cow” related from 10am - 3pm today! Ornaments, plush and ????

July 16 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!
    • Today: Arctic Chill Towels will be on special. These are amazing and will take the heat out of summer for those who have to work (or play) in the heat but like a little cooler feel.

July 17 (Thursday): $31 Thursdays

  • Spend $31 or more on non-sale items on Thursdays and receive a Savings Certificate to use in the next two weeks ($5.00 off $20, good at either store)

July 17 (Thursday): National Ice Cream Weekend Kick-Off

  • Join us today - Sunday for a free ice cream treat while you shop

July 18 (Friday): Free Bead Friday & National Ice Cream Weekend

  • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
  • National Ice Cream Weekend continues with a free icy cold treat while you shop!

July 19 (Saturday): National Ice Cream Weekend Teams Up with our “Sampling Saturdays”

  • National Ice Cream Weekend continues with some great toppings for your ice cream at our sample station!
  • On top of the great treat, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!
  • PLUS….25% off all Melissa & Doug painting supplies at both stores (our Arnot Mall center court store has the very best selection:-) in honor of the Elmira Street Painting Festival

July 19 & 20: Elmira Street Painting Festival

  • See you downtown for the fun! Elf Julie will be in the SPCA “Doghouse” from 10am - 11am that morning.
  • more information is available at www.elmiradowntown.com
  • ALL Melissa & Doug painting supplies at our Arnot Mall store (and a limited selection on our Maple Avenue store) are on sale for 25% off through 5pm Sunday!

July 20 (Sunday): Summer Fun Sunday

  • $1.00 in BTSB (Back To School Bucks) will be given for each $20 in purchases each Summer Fun Sunday in July and August for you to use like REAL cash in September!
  • The Elmira Street Painting Festival Continues! Enjoy 25% off all Melissa & Doug painting supplies at both stores (our Arnot Mall center court store has the very best selection:-) through 5pm today.
  • Join us in Brand Park from 3–5pm for some great sounds of summer. This week’s entertainment will be provided by the Out From The Under.

July 21 (Monday): Mad for Mixes Monday

  • All food mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays (no exclusions)

July 22 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

  • (but we’re usually here working 10am - 2 or 3pm)

July 23 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY AND WEINER WEDNESDAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season! Today we have the cutest little insulated tote, available in four colors while supplies last. Originally $19.99. BELOW COST at $5.00
  • DYK: Today is National Hotdog Day! We’re going to call it “Weiner Wednesday” and serve hotdogs from 11:30 - 1:00pm. Stop by!

July 24 (Thursday): COUSINS DAY at The Christmas House

  • Yes, today is Cousins Day! Stop by with your cousin and you will BOTH receive a shopping certificate to use towards your purchase today.
    • ALSO it’s $31 Thursdays!
      • Spend $31 or more on non-sale items on Thursdays and receive a Savings Certificate to use in the next two weeks ($5.00 off $20, good at either store)

July 25 - 27 (Fri. - Sun.) Christmas In July Celebration

  • HO HO HO..it’s time for our Annual Christmas in July Event featuring:
    • 31% off any one item if you wear something “Christmas” related (clothing, jewelry, hat, etc) The more you’re decked out the happier we’ll be!
    • Christmas Cookie Decorating (and eating) will be featured at our Sample Station
    • Spend $31 or more (non-sale) and receive a FREE Christmas Koozie for your favorite beverage.
    • $1.00 of Christmas Cash will be given for each $20 in non-sale purchases (to be used like “real” cash from September 1 - December 24 2014, up to 50% of your purchase price)
    • Christmas Trivia Contest (with prizes!)
  • PLUS OUR “REGULAR” WEEKEND FUN!
    • July 25 (Friday): Free Bead Friday!
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us, mention this offer, and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
    • July 26 (Saturday): Sampling Saturdays.
      • Each Saturday we’ll be sampling a number of different items from our gourmet food lines.
      • On top of the great snacks, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!
    • July 27 (Sunday): Summer Fun Sunday!
      • $1.00 in BTSB (Back To School Bucks) will be given for each $20 in purchases each Summer Fun Sunday in July and August for you to use like REAL cash in September!
      • After shopping, join us in Brand Park from 3–5pm for the great country sounds of the White River Band.

AUTHOR EVENT/SIGNING

  • Join us on Saturday, July 26 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Authors from the Our America books on our local area will be on hand for a meet & greet, signing, and personalization of books (bring from home or buy them here)
  • THE NEWEST BOOK in the Images of America series is Elmira Reformatory (by Dr William G Hinkle and Bruce Whitmarsh). Both authors will be on hand. Shipping is available.
  • Marcia Tinker will be on hand to sign her “Horseheads” book and Jim Hare will be here for the “Elmira” book.
  • Refreshments and our usual merriment too!

July 28 (Monday): NATIONAL MILK CHOCOLATE DAY

  • We sure couldn’t ignore this very special holiday!
  • Stop by for your free milk chocolate treat.
  • Anything CHOCOLATE in the store is 25% off today too!
    • PLUS it’s Mad for Mixes Monday!
      • All mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays (no exclusions, no additional discount)

July 29 (Tuesday): NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY (open 10am - 3pm today)

  • DYK: Yes, it’s National Lasagna Day!
  • DYK: Sweet n Saucy (607–562–3135) is offering a lasagna dinner today. We’re ordering it for lunch ($10 includes a big chunk of lasagna, a side salad, bread and a chocolate chip cookie). If you’d like to join us for lunch, call and add on to our order and you can pay for it when you get here.
    • Open By Chance but we’ll be here….10am - 3pm today….either working or eating lasagna at the porch picnic table:-)

July 30 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season! Today we have a set of dice plates which would be fun for game night…1 set per person as supplies last!
  • DYK: Today is Father-in-Law Day. We just celebrate it in June on Father’s Day and didn’t know there was a separate holiday. Well…..as long as THEY don’t know….LOL

July 31 (Thursday): NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY