We’re so excited to be part of this inaugural 12 Days of Christmas Shop Local Challenge! This is a great chance for you to get in on special deals while you shop small, local businesses for your holiday needs.
We’re adding to that at Main Street Reads with a little something special (read on) for each of the 12 days – you PLENTY of reasons to shop local in downtown Summerville!
These special sales begin Friday, December 13th, and there’s a different special each day, so without further ado…
Here’s your GIFT GUIDE to store sales each day!
Friday, December 13: Kicking off our 12 Days of Christmas we have our friends over at ETC @EveryThingChic! giving away a FREE Gift with every $20 purchase!
Here at MSR, We’re kicking the party off with “Fun Friday” — 10% off any title in the Young Reader room – graphic novels, children’s books, young adult all included, PLUS 10% off any Melissa & Doug toy items.
Saturday, December 14: On the second day of Christmas, FLY will give to you…a $10 Gift Card with purchase!!
And at Main Street Reads, it’s “South Carolina Saturday!” Every title in the lowcountry room will be 10% off, including titles from our visiting SC authors at the store that day; J.C. Sasser and Benjamin Alexander, here to talk about the legendary Flannery O’Connor!
Sunday, December 15: Christmas Chocolates go on SALE at Simple Treasures! Take 10% OFF a Christmas Sampler box on Sunday
And while it’s sweet Sunday at Simple Treasures, we’ll be offering up “Spicy Sunday,” with 10% off our newly added literary spices, including “Tale of Two Chiles,” “Where the Crawdads Zing,” “The Salt in Our Stars,” “Of Spice and Men” and more!
Monday, December 16: Stop at Lowcountry Olive Oil on Monday for a FREE Gift with minimum purchase! Hint: Not only a great gift option, but goes great with Christmas dinner.
And at Main Street Reads we’re calling it “Mystery Monday” – Enjoy 10% off any mystery or thriller title in the store!
Tuesday, December 17: What’s better than new Christmas shoes? After all the shopping you’ll want ’em! SOLE offers Christmas shoes from a Local Small Business who is also going to give you a $10 Gift card!
Meanwhile, right around the corner from shoe-shopping (if you can pull us out of there!) it’ll be “T-shirt Tuesday” at the bookstore. Any “Believe in Your Shelf tee” just $10.
Wednesday, December 18: Add this fun DIY class to your Holiday Season tradition! Nailed It DIY is offering a wood doormat class for only $50 on Wednesday 12/18. Register online at summerville.naileditdiy.com.
Across the square from Nailed It we’ll celebrate creativity, too! “Writer Wednesday” earns you 10% off any writer title, journal or decomposition notebook – it’ll fuel you up for winter writing to come!
Thursday, December 19: 3rd Thursday is Group Day! Like, Comment, or Share for a chance to WIN a Summerville Gift Basket put together by all ten of these local merchants!
We’ll offer free wine, cheese and crackers at Main Street Reads while you browse for those last-minute gifts! It’s also “Throwback Thursday” – grab an extra 10% off any history title, non-fiction or fiction, and you’ll have the chance to meet a local author, too.
Friday, December 20: If you’re going to stay up all night waiting for Santa you better stock up on your favorite coffee from Coastal Coffee Roasters! On Friday 12/20, Buy a Pound & Get a Pound 50% OFF!
Get your caffeine on, and then head on over to Main Street Reads for “Fiction Friday” – guzzle an extra 10% off any fiction title in the store (children’s titles too!)
Saturday, December 21: Locally made and locally designed jewelry comes with an extra little treat this Saturday, December 21! For every local logo item purchased, Hanebrink Jewelers will be giving away a free gift!
Here at Main Street Reads we’re calling the day “Saturday Select” which means 10% off any book club title or staff pick – including our book club selections from Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, the Pulpwood Queen and more!
Sunday, December 22: With just TWO days left of our 12 Days of Christmas, we are down to the wire! Every good Christmas List includes a good book. Visit Main Street Reads on Sunday 12/22 for a free gift with purchase.
And just to keep to the illiterative theme, we’ll call it “Salacious Sunday,” so in addition to your free gift with purchase, we’ll entice you with 10% off any Romance titles!
December 23: Merry Southern Christmas from Cotton Down South! Get a FREE gift with every $30 or more purchase on Monday, December 23.
Back at Main Street Raads, enjoy our “Anything but Mundane Monday” with 10% off the classics, for all those books that have stood the test of time (or that you just pretended to read in high school and now have a burning desire to know what you were missing!)
Tuesday, December 24: GROUP DAY — Christmas Eve — Announce Winner of gift basket!
We’re closing early, but ’til 5 you can grab that last minute gift or gift card! It’s also “Trinket Tuesday,” which means you’ll get an extra 10% off all bookmarks, bookplates, Wacky links, Storymatic, Mind Fluxx games, cards and more.
HINT: If you have a book or item on your holiday wish list that coincides with one of these sales, call us to order it in advance so it’ll be here waiting for you on sale day!
As an added bonus, the participating shop owners above will be giving a Local Gift Basket to one lucky WINNER on Christmas Eve! Like, Comment, and Share any or all of our posts for the 12 days and you will be entered for a chance to WIN! Each Like, Comment, Share will count as one entry. A name will be drawn on Christmas Eve Morning! LEARN MORE AT THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE HERE!
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