HomeLocal NewsSmall Business Saturday-shop localSmall Business Saturday-shop localFri, November 25, 2022 by April KingSHARE NOW Shopping locally is something that many people are opting to do, over the hustle and bustle at big box stores this year. Shopping local, small businesses is convenient, helps reduce your carbon footprint, supports local businesses, invests in your community, helps create demand for local jobs, great deals can be found and you are likely to find quality products. Downtown Bellefontaine Development Director, Micky Groves talks about the importance of shopping downtown this holiday season. The Logan County Chamber of Commerce with the Logan County Visitor’s Bureau and the Downtown Business Partnership will be handing out bags on Saturday. These bags are filled with promotional items from the downtown businesses. Bags can be picked up at any downtown retail location.Groves says downtown Bellefontaine is unique because of the number of local businesses we have in our downtown. You wrap around two blocks and find a variety of local shops.Here are some of the specials you can find downtown on Saturday:Nest 1896Many vendors are offering 15-20% off their entire booth Friday & SaturdayHours: Friday 10 AM-6 PM Saturday 10 AM-5 PMRustic Boutique20% off the entire storeHours: Friday 10 AM-7 PM Saturday 9 AM- 7 PMThe Poppy SeedThanksgiving day 20% off the entire website shopthepoppyseed.comFriday Hours: 10 AM-6 PM 10% off the entire website and 30% off jeans Saturday Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM BOGO 25% off, free tote with purchase over $50 and a free small gift with any purchasePeachtree BoutiqueGrand re-opening Friday & Saturday 10 AM-6 PMMen’s Boutique openingA 75% off clothing rack$3 bins$5 binsThe Fun Company$10 tables, where everything on the table is that priceSaturday: Giveaway a Renee James $250 gift cardHours: Friday 8 AM-8 PM Saturday 10 AM-8 PMSimply Torn30% off full-priced itemsDoorbusters starting at $35Hours: Friday 11 AM-7 PM Saturday: 9 AM-4 PMJust U’NeeQ25% off all Christmas itemsRandom door buster surprisesHours: Friday 10 AM-6 PMGlitter & GritAll gnomes 25% offHours: Friday 11 AM-7 PM Saturday 11 AM-7 PMFarm CharmGoodie basket raffleFree gift with purchase for the first 25 customers15-20% off select itemsHours: Friday 11 AM-8 PM Saturday 11 AM-7 PMUnboxedDoorbuster deals 9 AM-11 AM FridayGoodie bags for the first 10 customersHershey Kiss PullStocking stuffer barMystery BagsHours: Friday 9 AM-7 PM Saturday 10 AM-6 PMA Peaceful Place MassageSaturday ONLY: BOGO ½ Gift Certificates, chair massages & door prizes Vendors: With Grace Boutique, Kindle Peak Candle Co., Southern Roots DesignHours: 9 AM-1 PMSalon Platinum 121All manicures are $70 through the end of NovemberHours vary according to the manicurist Nana’s Creations & More20% off entire purchaseHours: 8 AM-6 PMQueen of Hearts Fine Chocolate & Gifts25% off Rae Dunn potterySecret Santa ItemsHours: 10 AM-9 PMShopping the many downtown shops is a great way to help contribute to the local economy. $7 of every $10 spent locally stays in our community.