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Foodies & Brew 8/4/17
Join us on Friday, August 4th in downtown Ames for Foodies & Brew – a special evening event that features local cuisine and regional craft beer sampling!
Local restaurateurs and chefs will showcase their talents by providing samples of unique food creations. Event attendees will be encouraged to visit each station and vote for the People’s Choice Award. A selection of craft beers will also be available for sampling, and each attendee will receive a souvenir glass. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 day of the event.
• 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
• Featuring musicians Ben Shrag & The Cautionaries, Sean Huston Combo and Evan Campbell.
• On the corner of Douglas and Main in downtown Ames, Ia
• Tickets are $30 in advance ($35 day of the event)
Foodies & Brew is a fundraiser for the Main Street Cultural District to support beautification and growth of the downtown business district.
Attendance Expectation: 500
Presenting Sponsor: $2,000 - 1 sponsorship available
Entertainment Sponsor - $1,000 - Paul Livingston Hunziker & Associates
Glassware Sponsor - $1,250 - H.L Munn Lumber Co.
Small Business Saturday
100 Block of Main:
Little Woods Teas & Herbs, 136 Main Street - 10% off everything (in store only) + 25% off one item with coupon (some restrictions apply)
100 Block of Kellogg
Celebrations Party Store, 120 Kellogg Ave. - 50% off our entire gift section excluding Iowa and Iowa State items. Plus we will be offering 25% off any Christmas/winter table ware or decorations.
200 Block of Main:
Treats on a Leash, 216 Main Street- 10% off storewide and customers who shop on Saturday can sign up for the chance to win a $100 gift card.
Duck Worth Wearing, 232 Main Street - In-store specials and for every $25.00 you spend, you will receive a $5.00 off coupon to be used in December or January.
The Loft, 233 Main Street- In-store specials and for every $25.00 you spend, you will receive a $5.00 off coupon to be used in December or January.
300 Block of Main:
Wild Root Salon, 307 Kellogg - 20% off custom gift sets, pick any two products and they'll be packaged for plus 25% off gift cards. Open 11 am-7pm for retail.
Skunk River Cycles, 308 Main Street – End-of- year specials on previous year model bicycles, specials on summer clothing and select cool weather clothing as well. Get up to $25 off when you bring in h a donation of a non-perishable household item like soap, toothpaste household supplies or canned foodstuff items.
Tres Teal, 314 Main Street - 25% off all regular priced clothing storewide and 50% off the lowest price on sale merchandise. Tres Teal door buster on select scarves, $10.00 each (limit of 5 per customer).
PhotoSynthesis, 317 Main Street - open early at 9am. Specials on orders placed and paid for on Saturday: 20% off custom prints on metal up to 16"x24", 20% off custom artist wrapped canvases, and $2 off custom photo porcelain ornaments and custom photo cuff bracelets. PLUS 50% off all in-stock ISU and Iowa phone cases for most iPhones and most Galaxies.
Della Viti, 323 Main Street - Free wine sampling and samples of hot and delicious mulled wine to warm you up, 10% off ALL retail in store, including glassware and t-shirts, 15% off pre-order full cases of wine. Sign up for the monthly wine club and get your first month FREE!
500 Block of Main:
Depot Deli & Cookies Etc. - Need a break from shopping? Stop by and enjoy a favorite discounted beer or glass of wine during the Happiest of Hours Saturday, 3-6pm at Depot Deli & Cookies, etc., located in the former train depot on the west end of Main Street. And, give your taste buds a break in honor of Small Business Saturday enjoy free house-made snack mix with your Happiest of Hour purchase. We hear it’s addictive!