Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday rule the shopping roost after Thanksgiving.
If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters on Black Friday! Not to be outdone, Target and Best Buy are also planning all-out holiday shopping assaults. According to an ad leaked online, Target's best deals will be for TVs, a Nook, a Nikon camera and an XBOX 360 Kinect bundle. At Best Buy, doorbusters include deals on TVs, phones and Samsung laptop bundles. Walmart will offer three items at low prices—an iPad, a TV and a Blu-ray player. According to TheBlackFriday.com, several other stores will also have doorbuster sales at midnight on Friday, including Kohl's. For the early morning traditionalists, some stores will open at 4 a.m. with special sales. If …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Columbus Day arrives today; find out what's open and closed!
Columbus Day, a nationally recognized federal holiday, arrives today, Monday, Oct. 8. What is closed on today? Most banks, government offices and the U.S. Postal Service will be closed to observe the holiday. Here's what else is open and closed today in Canton: While it is an opportunity for some to sleep in on a Monday, the holiday itself is also interesting, and a great time to celebrate and shop. Columbus Day remembers Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’ long journey across the Atlantic Ocean to the “New World." The voyage was victorious when land was first spotted on Oct. 12, 1492. The day is also considered a celebration of Italian heritage, as well as a huge shopping day in the U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Vote for your favorite antique store in the poll.
If it's near and dear to your heart, Patch wants to know—tell us about the Canton's best antique store. Nominate your favorite spot for antiques in the poll below. It might beat out the competition to become the number one Readers' Choice. Voting begins July 23 and runs through August 17. Check back on August 24 for the winner.
Friday, July 29, 2011
The Friday Patch Passport shows you where you can find the most unique gifts in Canton. Get out and explore all of the shops Canton has to offer.
Although you may be on staycation in Canton instead of on vacation somewhere exotic, there are plenty of unique shops around town to pick up your very own souvenir. From vintage and antiques to new and artsy, Canton has a variety of stores to choose from. Here, Canton Patch is spotlighting one new store in town. The Blue Door on Washington Street is a fun and funky gift shop sure to please any special someone on your shopping list. Featuring a variety of novetly items, homegoods and clothing. The shop sells toys, books, jewelry, stationary and personalized items among other charming pieces. The Blue Door, which opened in May, is artfully designed with arrangements of homemade artisan soaps, jewelry and blown-glass décor along one side. …
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Here are some local deals to keep your family cool and entertained.
Deal 1: Discount Admission to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston How It Works: On Wednesdays after 4:00 p.m., admission to the Museum of Fine Arts is by voluntary donation–you choose the amount. Children under six are always free. Children ages 7–17 are free weekdays after 3:00 p.m. and weekends. Good Through: Ongoing Deal 2: Discount Admission to Museums through the Canton Public Library How It Works: The Canton Public Library offers passes to library patrons that will give you discounted admission to various museums throughout the Boston area. You need to reserve the passes in advance and can do so online on the library website. Good Through: Ongoing Deal 3: Discount on School Supplies from Staples How it works: If you are already …
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Check out these family-friendly ideas that will keep your kids engaged and entertained during the summer months.
Deal 1: Summer Concert Series How It Works: The Canton Recreation Department is hosting its free Summer Concert Series starting this Wednesday, July 13 on the lawn of Canton High School from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Bring your blanket, lawn chair & a picnic! Good Through: Wednesdays through August 10, 2011. Deal 2: Canton Academy How It Works: The Canton Public Schools summer enrichment program still has openings for its upcoming sessions. The cost for one program is $55.00 - cheaper than most other summer programs. Contact Ed Amico at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Good Through: Ongoing Deal 3: Free Fridays at Discovery Museum How it works: The Children's Discovery Museum in Acton is offering free admission all day on …
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Summer is here! We hope you enjoy the deals below to help you celebrate the Fourth of July and get the most out of summer on a budget.
Deal 1: Free Fireworks Celebration How It Works: The Canton Recreation Department is holding a Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebration on July 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Galvin Middle School. This family friendly event is FREE! Good Through: July 4 Deal 2: Guided Hikes at the Blue Hills How It Works: Canton Recreation Department is offering 2-hour guided hikes of the Blue Hills. Cost for the hike is $10.00 and you should register in advance at the Canton Recreation Department. Good Through: Dates vary - July 6th through August 25 Deal 3: 7 for $7 Specials How it works: Each month the Halfway Cafe features 7 entrees that are available for just $7.00. You can find them listed when you visit the restaurant or look them up in…
Saturday, June 25, 2011
With school out, check out some of these local deals to keep everyone cool and entertained!
Deal 1: Buy One Half Gallon of Ice Cream, Get One Free How It Works: Crescent Ridge Dairy is offering buy one half gallon of ice cream, get one free if you "check in" at Crescent Ridge on Facebook on your smart phone. As an added bonus, on Saturday, June 26, the 4-H Club will be there from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. offering free visits with their animals. Good Through: July 3 at 10:30 p.m. Deal 2: Free Summer Reading Craft How It Works: The Canton Public Library is offering a free summer reading craft for children ages 5 and up on Wednesday June 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the Junior Room. Space is limited. Sign up in advance in the Junior Room. Good Through: Every Wednesday through August 3. Deal 3: Free Family Movie Night How it works…
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Keep cool and have fun with these great deals around town!
Deal 1: Frozen Yoga Sale! How It Works: Open Doors Yoga Studio in Canton center is offering a great deal for new students: Three Classes for only $20! Good Through: An Ongoing Deal. Deal 2: Dresses...The Price is Our Secret! How It Works: It's Our Secret Dress Shop sells fabulous new and gently used designer dresses and evening gowns for formal summer events for under 200! Good Through: An Ongoing Deal. Deal 3: Melissa and Doug toys for sale! How It Works: Visit the Blue Door in Canton Center for a Buy 2, Get 1 Free Deal on all Spring and Summer toys from this great company! Good Through: July 4. Deal 4: Get your Golf On! How It Works: The Sled and Golf Club Factory is offering a great deal this month. Buy a custom fitted …
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Read on for some of the hottest summer camp deals in town!
Deal 1: A Great Toy Story! How It Works: The Village Toy Shop at Cobbs Corner has an excellent selection of discount toys in a well-organized display towards the back of the store. While each toy has been discounted up to 60%, they are ALSO Buy One, Get One Free! A great place to stock up on birthday presents! Good Through: An Ongoing Deal. Deal 2: Go Native….With Plants, That Is! How It Works: In nearby Sharon, The Moosehill Native Plant Sale is happening this weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday. Be sure to check out all of the beautiful and affordable native plants for sale. The best part is they are prooven winners for your landscape as they are native to Massachusetts! Good Through: June 5, 2011. Deal 3: Swimmingly Great …