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Thurmont Shop ‘n Sip

(5/1) The town of Thurmont is happy to announce their upcoming Shop ‘n Sip event planned for the 27th of this month. Formerly known as Shop Hop, this event will be another great opportunity to support local small businesses.

Thurmont has a strong history of encouraging the growth and popularity of its small business owners. Shop Hop, a venture started in 2015 by the lovely people at The Eyler Stables Flea Market, was a big hit with local shoppers. With discount coupons for participating businesses and a canned food collection for Catoctin High School’s Backpacks for Food program, it brought a lot of good to businesses, consumers, and those in need.

Now it’s back and better than ever! The first Shop ‘n Sip event will bring as much good those before it. Businesses that took part in the Shop Hop, like The Eyler Stables Flea Market, will be open and welcome to both new and regular customers.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. on May 27th. Businesses participating in the Shop ‘n Sip include J. Rothrock Outfitters, Discount Fabrics USA, the Rebecca LaChance Studio, Thurmont Main Street Center, Wild Song Farm and many others! In speaking about the event, Virginia LaRoche emphasized how helpful this day can be for all your Mother’s Day shopping, "Come stroll through the scenic Thurmont area while visiting our wineries and diverse shops. Just in time for your Mother’s Day shopping!"

Beverages will be available throughout the day. Wine can be found the Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery as well as the Catoctin Breeze Vineyard & Winery. Soft drinks and water will also be available throughout what is sure to be a warm, beautiful day.

Best of all, there is an opportunity to take home a grand prize drawing just for participating in the event. Virginia explained the details, "Start at any one of the locations and pick up the event postcard. Visit each location and leave the completed postcard to be entered in a drawing for a fantastic gift basket valued at over $500. Take in the scenic beauty of the area and enjoy the day!"

With so many opportunities to explore local businesses and areas of Thurmont that you may be unfamiliar with, and a chance to win a grand prize, why not stop by and take advantage of the day? The Thurmont Shop ‘n Sip is scheduled for the 27th of this month, between 10:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. There is no cost for participating, but there is a possibility of finding something you love at one its many stores as well as a potential grand prize. Come on down!

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