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2014 Events Calendar


  

!November 3 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday
  • Your favorite gourmet boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

November 5 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!

November 6 (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)

Department 56 Retirement Weekend: November 7–9, 2014

  • Join us as we receive the news of what villages, Snowbabies, and Clothtique Santas will no longer be available after we sell out
  • FREE Village ornament with each village purchase (1/pp)
  • FREE Winter Tales Snowbabies book with each SB purchase of $50 or more (while supplies last)

2014 Eldridge Park Carousel Society Ornament Release: Saturday, November 8, 2014

  • Saturday, November 8, 2014 starting at 10am
  • NEWS on a new Eldridge Park Carousel collectible you can sign up for
  • Signed copies of the Eldridge Park book, A Trip Through Time will be available
  • A GREAT photo opportunity in our front yard…..that’s all the hints we can give you right now:-)

November 8 (Saturday) Neighborhood Toy Store Day at Happy Hippo

  • Join us as we celebrate being YOUR “Neighborhood” Toy Store with activities including:
    • Meet & Greet with our friends from Tanglewood Nature Center from 11am - 1pm including Sophie the Owl, Shakes the Short-tailed Opossum, Ruskie the Russian Tortoise and Big Bertha, the Pac Man Frog.
    • Meet Elsa the Snow Queen. Elsa will be providing coloring fun and puzzle play from 1–4pm.
    • Come and play with us….singing, dancing, egg shakers & bubbles. A ton of musical fun for children ages 2–6. Kindermusik with Sue Larson from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Mark your calendar for this great memory-filled play date at the Arnot Mall’s newest toy store The Happy Hippo. Not just a toy store, a whole new toy experience.
    • 4PM Tenzi Competition (with a free Tenzi game going to the winner)
    • Enjoy Mrs Claus’ Cookie Station! Enjoy decorating (and eating) your own “Crown” cookie. Mrs Claus will be available from Noon - 2:00PM but the cookie station will be open for business from 10am - 8pm
    • Impromptu Puppet Shows
    • Plus our “(un)usual” assortment of games and family fun

November 10 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

  • Your favorite gourmet boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

Release of our 2014 Idea Shopping Book: Week of November 10

  • VIP Club members will receive them in the mail or can pick up a copy here
  • Folks on our email list will receive a copy via email on Monday, November 10
  • Facebook friends and fans will see a link on our home page

November 12 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!

November 13 (Thursday): World Kindness Day

  • Let’s all do just one additional act of kindness today (and more if you get the warm fuzzies from the first act:-)

November 13 (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)

Ne’Qwa Art Artist Signing & Event: Saturday November, 15, 2014

  • Saturday, November 15
  • 1:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Join us to meet Ne’Qwa Art’s talented demonstration artist, Trieste. She will share the centuries-old art technique that is practiced by only a few highly skilled painters. Trieste will be answering questions about Ne’Qwa and it’s line of reverse painted ornaments.
  • Signing and personalizing will be available during the event
  • The 2014 special event ornament will be available during her visit
  • Grand Prize Drawing for the beautiful “Butterflies” ornament
  • Drawings for Ne’Qwa Art Petite Ornaments

November 17 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

  • Your favorite gourmet boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

November 19 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!

November 20 (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)

Advent Calendars Promotion: Friday - Sunday, November 21–23

  • Join us at either The Christmas House or the Happy Hippo and receive a FREE Advent Gift just by mentioning that you saw it here!
  • Free gift choices include an Advent Quarter Keeper, an Advent Coin Box, or an Advent Activities Calendar (calendar available at the Happy Hippo only)
  • See our full selection of advent calendars including wooden, cloth and paper with religious themes, holiday themes, and Made In Vermont Chocolate filled.
  • Advent Candles are also available at our Maple Avenue store ($5.99 for the 4-piece set)

November 24 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

  • Your favorite gourmet boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

November 25 (Tuesday) Turkey Placecard Project at Happy Hippo

  • Join our crafty Debbie for a great project for the kids
  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm on their last day before Thanksgiving break
  • only 50 turkey placecard kits are available so first come/first serve, 1/child

November 26 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!
November 27 (Thursday): Happy Thanksgiving.

November 28 & 29: Handmade Bow Sale at the Happy Hippo

  • Horseheads Project Graduation parents will be on hand for this fundraiser
  • Bows are made by machine by the parents and all ribbon is Made in the USA
  • Bags of 13 bows (one for each year the graduate was in school) are just $9.00
  • Receive a FREE 40′ roll of giftwrap with each bag purchased (compliments of the Happy Hippo)

Black Friday Weekend Celebration: Friday - Sunday, November 28 - 30, 2014

  • Watch your email or our Facebook page for our fabulous specials

Advent Begins: Sunday, November 30

The Return of Buddy the Elf (and he’s not staying on the shelf)

  • Join us at the Happy Hippo as Buddy returns for the season. Where is he today? He moves around a lot!
  • Lots of fun activities are in store for the kids today including
    • Buddy’s Cupcake Station where the kids will decorate (and eat) their Elf on the Shelf cupcake

  • View the December Calendar