Saturday, Nov. 29, is Small Business Saturday and the small business owners in the area are ready to help you fulfill your holiday shopping needs. There are plenty of stores and businesses both in and outside the village of Owego, N.Y. and surrounding communities, all within a reasonable drive time.
Shoppers will be amazed at the countless sales and promotions that local businesses are offering. Slow down your pace, enjoy the storefronts decorated in the spirit of the season, and no doubt you’ll find shopping small a unique pleasure.
At Tender Loving Care by Maureen, located at 5-7 Lake St. in Owego, customers will enjoy extended hours on Small Business Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with free refreshments and giveaways throughout the day. Stop by to check out the popular Life is Good product line, Yankee Candles, as well as a beautiful selection of boot socks and leg warmers and a new featured item, Kissing Krystal ornaments. Tender Loving Care by Maureen has served the community for over 16 years and has a variety of merchandise to delight every shopper.
At 188 Front St., Katie’s Kreations, Your Ultimate Country Store, is the place to find a wide variety of gifts and home décor with extended holiday hours for your shopping schedule. On Small Business Saturday, customers will want to check out the lovely expandable bangle bracelets from Wind & Fire, suitable for young teens to adults of all ages. Made in the U.S.A., Katie’s Kreations is offering a special “Buy four, get one free” on portions of this particular product line.
Don’t forget to turn the corner from Front and Lake Streets in Owego and head north. Located at 64 North Ave. in Owego, Mantique’s Collectibles represents the unique, the odd and the unusual. From toys and games to auto and aviation to the mysteries of the orient and beyond, customers will find 30 different departments of items for purchase. It may look like a museum when you first walk in, but there are so many gift choices available, you’re sure to please someone on your list.
At the Kitchen Store, 59 North Ave. in Owego, stop by for a tasty treat on Small Business Saturday. Owner Sue Michaels will be making delicious handmade marshmallows for tasting. And, if you’re tired of turkey by then, Sue is offering an Italian cooking class that same evening, Nov. 29. For the cook, baker and chef on your Christmas list, the Kitchen Store may have the perfect gift you’re looking for.
The Owego Pharmacy, located at 1135 State Rte. 17C in the Tops Plaza, is also extending their hours on Small Business Saturday. The store will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will be offering numerous sales, free drawings and even some free gifts with purchase. The Owego Pharmacy is a must stop for shoppers looking for Christmas gifts that celebrate the “reason for the season.”
Owego Agway, located at 38 West Ave. in Owego, will be offering free coffee to customers from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 29.
“We have been locally owned for 23 years,” said Melissa Cavataio, daughter of owners Paul and Carol Cavataio, who works at the store. Cavataio shared that customers will find competitive pricing on products throughout the store, both on regular and seasonal items.
With so many incredible and interesting stores in the Owego, N.Y. area, and there are so many we cannot list them all. Shoppers won’t want to miss Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29.
Stop by, shop small, and make a day of it. No doubt you’ll need a break, too, so there is a wonderful selection of restaurants and eateries to help make your day a wonderful Christmas memory.