Events - Summer


Summer Fun Days (occurring each week July & August)

Mondays: Mark Twain Country Mondays

  • Menus & Mixes: Ideas from Mark Twain Country
    • Featuring a sample of a different Mark Twain Country yummy each week
    • PLUS…..it’s Mad for Mixes Monday! Take $1.00 off any “mix”…dips, brownies, scones, etc
    • PLUS….Each week we will feature a different cookbook for 50% off or FREE with a $36 purchase

Tuesdays: Open by Chance

  • but we’re usually in here working for part of the day so give us a call at 607–734–9547

Wednesdays: Weekends Begin On Wednesdays

  • Each Wednesday we’ll present to you a new entertaining idea, gadget or gizmo you’ll love for home entertaining or as a hostess gift

Thursdays: Thrifty Thursdays

  • Featuring fashion, food and & fun
  • aka “stuff you didn’t know you need but HAVE to have”
  • Oh…and it’ll be thrifty with great deals…but only while they last!
  • Events for this month….

August 2018

VIP CLUB MEMBER GIFT: Any Mark Twain Country Dip Mix for FREE

August Dip of the Month: Cranberry Pecan Fruit Dip Mix

  • 50% off (reg. $3.99), while supplies last
  • note: limit 1/pp as we will only have 36 of these

Friday - Monday, August 17–20: Rainy Days and Mondays

  • we HOPE we don’t have a rainy weekend (Sunday, August 19 is our Olde Tyme Summer Festival in Brand Park)…but
  • since this month is the birthday of BJ Thomas (Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head) AND of Gene Kelley (Singing in the Rain) we had no choice but to have a sale on our raingear!
    • Reversible Rain capes (reg. $59.99) are HALF PRICE
    • $5.00 off our VERY COOL Reverse Folding Umbrellas (reg. $24.99)
      • These umbrellas are hand and drip free and especially great for phone users and mothers.
      • Cross the C-shape handle over your arm, made you hands free for holding a baby, bag or cell.
      • The creative investing inside out design prevents water from dripping, keeping floors and cars dry.

Sunday, August 19: Olde Tyme Summer Festival (Brand Park)

  • MUSIC:
    • 10am - 1pm: Past & Present DJ Productions (thanks to Olthof Funeral Home)
    • 1pm - 3pm: Gray Matters (thanks to The Christmas House)
    • 3pm - 5pm: West O’Clare (thanks to Brand Park Beautification Committee)
  • Vendors, Crafts and Sales: 10am - 5pm
  • Classic Car Show: Noon - 3pm with a Peoples Choice Award (thanks to Mark Delgrosso, The Christmas House)
  • For the Kids
    • Face Painting by Painted Love by Jennifer Sekella (thanks Chemung Supply Corporation)
    • Firetruck Rides (Thanks Southport Kiwaniis): 12 - 2pm
    • Ross Park Zoomobile (thanks to Gough Holding Corporation): 2pm - 5pm
    • Lightning McQueen (thanks McDonald Automotive)
    • Costumed Characters (thanks Kool Treats and Frances Woodruff)
    • Blow-ups, Slides, Games (thanks to Party Central)
    • Nate the Great (Thanks to Vicki Rachel, Paula Miller and Antique Revival (Trolley Tour)
    • Children’s Craft Project (thanks to Turtle Leaf Cafe)
  • Trolley Ride and Historic Maple Avenue Walking Tour
    • Thanks to Terps Enterprises, Gary Packard and Paul McNaney
    • Thanks to FM Howell & Company for the sponsorship of the trolley tour
    • Thanks to the Popkin Family in Honor of Harold & Winnie Watts for the Historic Maple Avenue walking tour
  • NEW FEATURE: Mack’s Chainsaw Art
    • Thanks to Sponsor, Swarthout Bait & Tackle Shop
  • ADDITIONAL SPECIAL THANKS to others who made our festival possible including Hard Hit Productions, Broadway Rug, American Legion Post 443, Marcy Coggins, and all other volunteers and providers of food and services:-)

Monday, August 20: Mark Twain Country Mondays

  • Menus & Mixes: Ideas from Mark Twain Country
    • Featuring a sample of a different Mark Twain Country yummy each week
    • PLUS…..it’s Mad for Mixes Monday! Take $1.00 off any “mix”…dips, brownies, scones, etc
    • PLUS…..each week we will feature a different cookbook for 50% off or FREE with a $36 purchase
      • This week’s featured cookbook is the “Indulge Cookbook: Delicous Little Desserts that Keep Life Real Sweet”
  • Description: “On The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Kathy Wakile is the one-and-only dessert expert. Ever since Kathy wowed everyone with a Thanksgiving dessert extravaganza, viewers can’t stop talking about her luscious, inventive, bite-size desserts. Now, Kathy’s Indulge, a treasure trove of some of her greatest recipes is here and she’s serving up over 75 treats from the sweet life.”
    • Today: 50% off or FREE with your purchase of $36 or more

Tuesday, August 21: Open by Chance

  • but we’ll be here from at least 10am - 3pm…and maybe later.
  • Stop by for your semi-private tour….we promise (fingers crossed) not to put you to work!

Wednesday, August 22: Weekends Begin On Wednesdays

  • Each Wednesday we’ll present to you a new entertaining idea, gadget or gizmo you’ll love for home entertaining or as a hostess gift
  • This week we feature 3 colors in an Art Glass Garden Lantern for $9.99 while supplies last (reg. $19.99)

Thursday, August 23: Thrifty Thursday

  • Featuring an item of fashion, food and/or fun each week (aka “stuff you didn’t know you need but HAVE to have”)
    • This week we are featuring silicone lids for your pots, pans or serving dishes that can go from fridge to oven to table..and back again!
      • BOGO or better!

Friday, August 24: Our “End of Summer Porch Sale” Begins!

  • featuring all of our summer items at rock bottom prices
    • note that this sale will feature summer items only

Sunday, August 5: the FINALE of our Free Fun Family Concert in Brand Park

  • Join us from 3–5pm for the band, Sgro Brothers
  • Don’t forget your lawn chair!

Monday, August 27: Mark Twain Country Mondays

  • Menus & Mixes: Ideas from Mark Twain Country
    • Featuring a sample of a different Mark Twain Country yummy each week
    • PLUS…..it’s Mad for Mixes Monday! Take $1.00 off any “mix”…dips, brownies, scones, etc
    • PLUS…..each week we will feature a different cookbook for 50% off or FREE with a $36 purchase
    • This week’s featured cookbook is the “The Best Cookbook Ever”
      • Description: “Recipes so deliciously awesome, parties so incredibly mind-blowing, pictures so breathtakingly beautiful, menus so expertly crafted, and stories so heartbreakingly poignant that you will cry as you cook from it, and it will change your life forever.”
      • Today: 50% off or FREE with your purchase of $36 or more (reg. $25.00)

Tuesday, August 28: Open by Chance

  • but we’ll be here from at least 10am - 3pm…and maybe later.
  • Stop by for your semi-private tour….we promise (fingers crossed) not to put you to work!

Wednesday, August 29: Weekends Begin On Wednesdays

  • Each Wednesday we’ll present to you a new entertaining idea, gadget or gizmo you’ll love for home entertaining or as a hostess gift
    • This week we feature a set of 3 Gingham Ceramic Nested Bowls $9.99

Thursday, August 30: Thrifty Thursday

  • Featuring an item of fashion, food and/or fun each week (aka “stuff you didn’t know you need but HAVE to have”)
    • This week we are featuring a great baby shower gift idea…Baby Frames…..at a price you won’t believe (which makes it worth 1 or 2 tucking away)
      • Reg. $14.99 - $19.99 TODAY ONLY $4.99

Friday, August 31: Grand Finale for the Trolley Into Twain Country Tours

  • Leaving every hour on the hour from 10am - 2pm from the Chemung County History Museum on Water Street
  • Reservations suggested

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