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2014 Calendar

  • (It’s changing all of the time with new events and updates, so check back right before you head out to visit us to see what is NEW!)
  • ALSO…check our our DYK (Do You Know) notes for some fun (& sometimes wacky) National Holiday!

June 2014

June 27 - 30: VIP Preview Weekend Opening

  • Friday - Monday, 10am - 5pm daily
    • 31% off any one item for VIP Club Members in honor of our 31st Anniversary, exclusions apply)
    • FREE Stars & Stripes Satin Stripe Scarf with your purchase of $31 or more!
    • Christmas Cash for eligible purchases
    • Refreshments
    • Enjoy ALL of our Grand Reopening Daily Specials….THIS WEEKEND..and just for VIP Club Members:-)!

(See GRAND REOPENING CELEBRATION 2014 for details)!

  • Sunday’s FREE Family Summer Concert in Brand Park from 3–5pm (12th Year!)
    • Enjoy the Joe Cavallaro & his Dixieland Jazz Band
  • NOTE: (Current VIP club members will receive further information in an E-Newsletter…or just show up if you don’t have Email:-)

July 2014

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 nonsale 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: ALL of our Mark Twain Country dips are 1/2 price today! Count up your summer gatherings and save, save, save! These are DELICIOUS and oh-so-easy to prepare. We promise we’ll make you look GOOD!
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: Double Dipping Allowed! (How to Use Dip Mixes for more than just dips!)
    • 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)
  • 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!) While Supplies Last!
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Today’s TCH FUN TIP: Make n Take a “Mom, I’m Bored Jar” $1.00 craft fee or bring your own mason jar and join the fun for free!
    • 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)

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

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!
    • This week, as an example, will be $5.00 off our NEW Lighted Paper Star Lanterns.
    • 16 styles/colors to choose from
    • Reg. $29.99 each
  • 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
  • Specials on all wine related gourmet food products and gifts
  • Introducing “Beverage Babe” wine bottle and beer bottle/can holders
  • Introducing our new line of “chalkboard” beverage glasses (3 styles to choose from)
  • Tastings of Finger Lakes Wine throughout the weekend
  • 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.
  • Weekends Begin on Wednesday…every Wednesday at the Hill Top Inn. Elves Mark, July and ????(not sure who else) is going up to the Tiki Deck tonight at 6pm. Want to join us?

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!
  • 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 Alderhollow Band

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!
  • 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!)
    • 3 Day BOGO “Porch Sale” of our 2013 closeouts!
  • PLUS OUR “REGULAR” WEEKEND FUN!
    • July 25 (Friday): Free Bead Friday!
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us 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.

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!
  • 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

  • This can only mean one thing at The Christmas House! Yep…we’re be offering samples of our no-bake cheesecake mixes AND they’ll be on special for $1.00 off (reg. $4.99)
  • PLUS…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)

August 2014

VIP CLUB MEMBER SPECIAL:

August 1 (Friday): Free Bead Friday!

Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.

August 2 (Saturday): GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN

  • Fashion Fun Features:
    • Headbands
    • Purses, Purses, and more Purses! Think fall for most of these! We’ll have minis to totes! (while supplies last:-)
    • “Scrunchy” and “Multi” Ponchos in fun summer colors
    • Leggings in black, Brown, Turquoise and Navy (black comes in capri or full length)
    • Toppers: Black or Beige Knit might be your FAVORITE fashion look this year!
    • “Burnout”-look Shawl in Black or Brown
    • Scarves of all types!
    • Plus Satin Stripe Scarves on SALE Reg. $9.99 each on sale 2/$10.00 (you’ll get one FREE with your purchase of $31 or more…see our Pick Your Prize below:-)
  • “Quick Tips Classes (held throughout the day at various times):
    • 5 Easy ways to Tie a Scarf (each in 5 seconds or less)
    • Entertaining Made Easy
    • Gift Wrapping Tips
  • Pick Your Prize
    • Pick a prize for each $31 in non-sale purchases from our prize table. Prizes will include scarves, coffee packets, pedicure slippers, and other “girly” stuff we find while we’re at the shows!
  • Refreshments
    • It’s National ICE CREAM SANDWICH Day so we’ll be celebrating (also sharing a recipe with you for a dessert made with these ice cream treats)

August 3 (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 sounds of West O’Clare (Irish top tapping music:-)
  • DYK: Today is National Watermelon Day. Make it ever MORE fun by cutting your watermelon into shapes using cookie cutters! The kids (of all ages) will love it!

August 4 (Monday): Mad for Mixes Monday!

  • Your favorite dip & dessert mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays (no exclusions)

August 5 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

August 6 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY!

  • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!
  • DYK: Today is “Wiggle Your Toes” Day…preferable in some sand. I’m sure your boss won’t mind…..

August 7 (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)

August 8 - 10: CELEBRATING SISTERS

  • DYK: This week we celebrate being/having a sister!
  • Grab your sister and come on down/over/up to The Christmas House.
  • Each sister combo will get to draw for a prize!
  • PLUS our usual weekend activities!
    • August 8 (Friday): Free Bead Friday!
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
    • August 9 (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!
    • August 10 (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 sounds of “Boots”
      • DYK: Today is National S’Mores Day!

August 11 (Monday): Mad for Mixes Monday!

All dip & dessert mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays (no exclusions)

August 12 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

  • (but we’re usually here working 10am - 2 or 3pm)
  • DYK: Today is “Middle Child Day” I’m not sure how to celebrate this but since I, Elf Julie, am a middle child I’ll have to think of SOMETHING!

August 13 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY!

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

August 14 (Thursday): NATIONAL CREAMSICLE DAY

  • Now when’s the last time you had a creamsicle? It’s probably been awhile…right? Stop in anytime between 11am - 4pm to enjoy this orange and cream treat on our porch while you watch the world go by:-)
  • ALSO TODAY IS $31 Thursday!
    • 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)

August 15 (Friday): FASHION FRENZY FRIDAY

  • Join us as we clear out our summer fashions at some great prices!
  • First Come/First Served….open 10am - 5:30pm!
  • ALSO today is Free Bead Friday!
    • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.

August 16 (Saturday): Sampling Saturday

  • 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!

August 16 (Saturday): Twin Tiers Jazz Festival

  • Downtown Elmira

August 17 (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 Polka Magic, an annual favorite.

August 18 (Monday): Mad for Mixes Monday!

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

August 19 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

August 20 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY!

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

August 21 (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)

August 22 (Friday): NATIONAL BE AN ANGEL DAY

  • PLUS it’s Free Bead Friday
    • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.

August 23 (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!

August 24 (Sunday): OLDE TYME SUMMER FESTIVAL IN BRAND PARK

  • Band Line-Up:
    • 11–1 TBA
    • 1–3: Rock a Billy Rays
    • 3–5: Suan Taylor Trio

August 24 (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 sounds

August 25 (Monday): Mad for Mixes Monday!

  • Your favorite boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays (no exclusions)

August 26 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

August 27 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY!

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

August 28(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)

August 29 (Friday): Summer “Swan Song” Weekend

  • Good-bye Summer! Yes, it’s time to clear out the rest of our summer merchandise as we head into our fall displays! Come and save, save, save!
    • PLUS it’s Free Bead Friday
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.

August 30 (Saturday): SUMMER “SWAN SONG” WEEKEND CONTINUES

  • Catch all of our bargains as we make room for fall!
  • PLUS
    • It’s Sampling Saturday! 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!

August 31 (Sunday): SUMMER “SWAN SONG” FINALE

  • Your FINAL CHANCE to save!
  • Plus it’s 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!
    • Join us for the season finale in Brand Park with the Sgro Brothers (50s-60s-70s)

September 2014

VIP CLUB MEMBER SEPTEMBER SPECIAL:

September 1 (Monday) Happy Labor Day (open today 10am - 4pm…or so:-)

  • Plus it’s Mad for Mixes Monday!
    • All of our easy-to-make mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

September 2 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

September 3 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

September 4 (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)

September 5 (Friday): National Cheese Pizza Day

  • Join us 11:30 - 1:00 to celebrate!
  • PLUS…it’s Free Bead Friday
    • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.

September 6 (Saturday): It’s READ A BOOK DAY

  • We’re celebrating by offering 25% off all of our books!
  • PLUS…it’s Sampling Saturday!

September 7 (Sunday): Grandparents Day

  • Being a grandparent is reward enough, don’t you think?

September 8 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

  • All of your favorite boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

September 9 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

  • (but we’re usually here working 10am - 3 pm)
  • DYK: Today is also Teddy Bear Day! Hug your teddy!

September 10 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

September 11 (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)

September 12–14: It’s FALL FUN PREVIEW WEEKEND!

  • Join us this weekend as we preview our new fall lines, do samplings of our fall gourmet favorites, and “Hoot & Holler” as you win door prizes!
  • Plus….it’s National Coupon Month so make sure you get your hands on a sheet of our weekend coupons!
  • ALSO our regular weekend specials!
    • September 12 (Friday): Free Bead Friday
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
      • DYK: It’s National Chocolate Milkshake Day!
    • September 13 (Saturday): Sampling Saturday!
      • Each Saturday we’ll be sampling a number of different items from our Mark Twain Country gourmet food line.
      • On top of the great snacks, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!
      • DYK: It’s Positive Thinking Day
    • September 14 (Sunday): It’s National Cream Filled Donut Day

September 15 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

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

September 16 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

September 17 - 21: 100 DAYS CELEBRATION

  • Join us as we celebrate the countdown (just 100 Days til Christmas as of Wednesday…them the double digits begin!)
    • Sign up to win a $100 Gift Certificate!
    • Check out our in-store specials
      • $1.00 Dip Mixes
      • $1.00 off all food items except mixes
      • $1.00 off all GingerSnaps and Lottie Dottie Jewelry items
      • $1.00 closeout ornaments
      • $100. Gift Certificates on sale for $75.00
      • $100. Jim Shore Carousel (reg. $225., while supplies last)
      • $100. Halloween Village Package (no substitutions, value = $???)
      • $100. Fontanini Nativity Set (value $225. only 2 available)
      • $100. Seraphim Angel “_______” (value $225., 1/pp, only 2 available)
      • $100. Select Vaillancourt Folk Art (ranging in price from $125. - $195.)
    • Refreshments and Door Prizes Galore!
  • PLUS….our “regular” activities will still be going on!
    • September 17 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY
      • Join us for an “unadvertised special” every HUMP DAY this season!
    • September 18 (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)
    • September 18 (Thursday): National Cheeseburger Day
      • DYK it’s National Cheeseburger Day? Stop by and fill out a slip telling us your favorite local cheeseburger…and you just might win one!
    • September 19 (Friday): Free Bead Friday
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
      • DYK: It’s National Talk Like A Pirate Day Grrrr (not sure how you spell the way a pirate growls! LOL)
    • September 20 (Saturday): Sampling Saturday
      • Each Saturday we sample a number of different gourmet goodies from our food lines!
      • On top of the great snacks, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!
    • See you at Elmira College’s Octagon Fair on Saturday too!
    • September 21 (Sunday): $100. Gift Certificate Drawing Day!

September 22 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

  • Your favorite gourmet boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions!
  • DYK: It is Elephant Appreciation Day!
    • 25% off any elephants you can find in the store!

September 23 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

September 24 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

September 25 (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)

September 26–28: 31st ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF The Christmas House

  • ALL WEEKEND
    • LUCKY 31 SALE
      • 31% off anything you can fit in our basket, regular exclusions apply, 1 basket/shopper/day
    • Door Prizes Galore (including tickets to the 2014 Seneca Lake Deck the Halls December Event)
    • Refreshments
    • The Christmas House “Mad Libs” Quiz (bone up by visiting our website!)
  • Plus
  • September 26 (Friday): Free Bead Friday
    • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
  • September 27 (Saturday): Sampling Saturday
    • Each Saturday we sample a number of different gourmet goodies from our food lines!
    • On top of the great snacks, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!

September 28 (Saturday): National Good Neighbor Day

  • What are YOU going to do for your neighbor? Will it be a surprise?

September 29 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

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

September 30 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

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

October 2014

  • DYK: That October is Cookie Month AND National Pizza Month?
  • DYK: The 2nd Week in October is Fire Prevention Week
  • DYK: The 2nd Week in October is also “Pet Peeve Week”

VIP CLUB MEMBER SPECIAL:

October 1 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

October 2 (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)

October 2 (Thursday): Elmira Quarter Auction

  • Held at Elmira Elks Lodge #62 on the corners of Gray and Baldwin Streets
  • Doors Open at 6pm, Auction Start at 7pm
  • October Community Partner is TBA

October 3–5 (Friday - Sunday): GHOULS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN

  • Spooktacular fun and bargains await you this weekend!
    • Look for our “Jack” symbol and receive 25% off that item!
  • Halloween Porch Fun (weather permitting)
    • Mommy & Me Pumpkin Craft Project
    • Halloween Cookie Decorating and Eating:-)
  • Plus our regular weekend activities including:
    • October 3(Friday): Free Bead Friday
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
    • October 4 (Saturday): Sampling Saturdays
      • Receive $1.00 off any of the gourmet food items that we are sampling if you’d like to try them at home!

October 6 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

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

October 7 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

  • (but we’re usually here working 10am - ? pm)

October 8 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

October 9 (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)

October 9 (Thursday): Fire Prevention Day

October 10 - 13 COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION

  • Check our website or your E-Newsletter if you are a member of our email club for our SAVINGS COUPON off your purchase this weekend
    • $5.00 off $31.00, $10.00 off $50.00 and $20.00 off $100.00 or more!
  • October 10 (Friday): Free Bead Friday
    • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
  • October 11 (Saturday): Sampling Saturday
    • Each Saturday we sample a number of different gourmet goodies from our food lines!
    • On top of the great snacks, you’ll receive $1.00 off any sampled item that you purchase to make at home!
  • October 12 (Sunday): Vaillancourt Art Sunday
    • 2014 Starlight Santa will be on display
    • Progressive Sale on select Vaillancourt Art pieces
  • October 13 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday
    • Your favorite gourmet boxed mixes are $1.00 off on Mondays. No exclusions

October 14 (Tuesday): NATIONAL DESSERT DAY

  • Enter your name to win a delicious dessert from Sweet n Saucy!
  • Open today from 10am - ???? (Tuesday is our store “work” day through October:-)

October 15 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

October 16 (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)

October 17–19: HARVEST OPEN HOUSE

  • plus>>>>>>>
    • October 17(Friday): Free Bead Friday
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
    • October 18 (Saturday): Sampling Saturdays
      • Receive $1.00 off any of the gourmet food items that we are sampling if you’d like to try them at home!

October 20 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

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

October 21 (Tuesday): NATIONAL PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE DAY

  • Stop by and Sample our No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip
  • P.S. Although we are “Open By Chance” on Tuesdays through October, we’ll be here 10am - ?

October 22 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

October 23 (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)

October 24–26: MELISSA & DOUG 26TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

  • Plus>>>>>>>
    • October 24(Friday): Free Bead Friday
      • Collect a bead each Friday you shop with us and spend $31 or more on non-sale items.
    • October 25 (Saturday): Sampling Saturdays
      • Receive $1.00 off any of the gourmet food items that we are sampling if you’d like to try them at home!

October 25 (Saturday): Make a Difference Day

  • Get a group together and go do something nice!

October 26 (Sunday): Mother-in-Law Day

October 27 (Monday) Mad for Mixes Monday

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

October 28 (Tuesday): Open By Chance

  • (but we’re usually here working 10am - ? pm)

October 29 (Wednesday): HUMP DAY

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

October 30 (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)
    • DYK: It’s also National Candy Corn Day!

October 31 (Friday): TRICK OR TREAT at The Christmas House!

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