This weekend is Mother's Day, so pamper yourself a little and shop a lot during the Emmetsburg Retail Association's "Women's Day Out." The event is Saturday, May 12, featuring a dozen ERA businesses.
Purses are all the rage and there are three purse prizes being offered during Women's Day Out.
"Each purse is loaded with wonderful gifts for that special women in your life you," said Laura Blanchet, co-chair of Emmetsburg Retail Association.
To earn an opportunity to win, pick up a punch card at a participating business. Visit each business to enjoy their event and be sure to get the card punched.
"The more places you visit, the more you can win," said Blanchet.
Visit three stores and have a chance at winning Perfect Purse #1.
Visit six stores and have a chance at winning Fantastic Purse #2.
Visit all of the stores and have a chance at winning Grand Prize Purse #3.
Completed cards should be dropped off at the Emmetsburg Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce Office this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Here is what the ERA businesses have to offer:
Pamper yourself with a Mimosa and chocolate covered strawberries at A Heavenly Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wine tasting, at no cost, at Emmetsburg Food Pride from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Gourmet samplings from 1 to 4 p.m. at ETC., plus enjoy 20-percent discount throughout the store.
Pursenality Purses and affordable accessories are available at Hardware Hank from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy tasting Abdullah chocolates at Hughes Health Mart Pharmacy. A free bone density wellness screening is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., provided by Palo Alto County Hospital.
Mainstreet Memories Mall is offering 20-percent off in each of their stores. Free "Queen for a Day" glamour photos will be taken throughout the day and each photo participant will receive a free Mother's Day ring.
Sample mini desserts from New Shoots from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Indulge in a hand massages, at no cost, at the Pizza Ranch.
Shop at Saxton's Greenhouse and Flowers and receive 30-percent off one 4-inch flowering annual.
Women's clothing and accessories are available at 50-percent off at Second Hand Thrift. Free flowers will be presented to the first 25 customers.
Stop at Young's Custom Computers for a free gift.
Shop at Wentzel's True Value/Just Ask Rental and enjoy a 25-percent discount on fashion clothing. There you can also receive a free, handmade Mother's Day card by Danita O'Leary of Stamp fanatic.
Lee Beem also invites shoppers to visit The Glass Shop in its new location at the former middle school building. Lee's shop is located on the north side.
It's Women's Day Out enjoy the day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all of these Emmetsburg locations.
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