Holidays are always a good excuse to run a sale. Plus, the weather looks iffy tomorrow. Picnics and fireworks might get rained out, so have a backup plan: go shopping. Some shops plan on being closed, but many will be open and bartering great deals!
It’s hard to find info on City Thrift (10435 E. Washington St.) events online, so I was thrilled that I caught this banner the other day while running errands. Looks like everything is going to be 50% off. Yeah!
Selective Seconds is celebrating July 4 Buy Two Items and Get a Third for a Penny Sale. All purple, tan, dark blue, and gray tagged items are included, and the lowest-priced item is a penny. The sale runs Thursday (tomorrow, the Fourth) through Sunday.
Off The Hanger Consignment is having a Fourth of July Sale tomorrow from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with specials running all day!
My best friend and I went to the Skyline Drive-in last week, and we had so much fun! They are having an Independence Day Celebration July 6 with a car show and flea market from noon-6 p.m. Once the sun goes down, they will be showing a triple feature (“Despicable Me 2,” “Monsters University,” and “Star Trek Into Darkness”) with fireworks after the first movie. Plus, you can camp out! Normal admission prices apply, and camping is tents only and is free with paid admission.
Irvington Vintage is celebrating all July long with a vinyl special: Buy any $4.99 LP, get one free!
Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace is happening again this weekend, Saturday, July 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Glendale Mall. And there will be FOOD TRUCKS!
Melissa’s Antiques is having a De-Stash Sale Saturday, July 6. Check out antiques, vintage items, estate sale finds, and auction finds. Here is a small sampling of what’s on offer: Pyrex, Jadeite, Depression glass (pink, green, blue), Blue Ball canning jars, typewriters, a Victor adding machine, an old postage machine, linens, sewing notions, some small furniture pieces, bar cart, some farmhouse architectural salvage, some books, and a lot more.
The District Exchange isn’t open on the Fourth, but you can stop in the sixth and seventh to take $5 off for every five items you buy!
Plato’s Closet on East Washington is having a July Fourth sale: receive double stamps for your purchase and receive 20% off any items that are at least three-quarters red, white or blue. Plus, they offer a 20% military discount too! Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday.
Saturday is the 50% Off Storewide Sale at Goodwill retail stores and the Blowout Sale at Goodwill outlet stores!
Starting Monday, July 8, Rudy’s Watch and Jewelry Repair’s Summer Clearance Sale will feature 14k diamond and colored stone jewelry at 50% off, and everything else is 35% off (excludes watches).
Over at Bookmamas, Irvingon author Robert Rebein will join the Shared Pages book club for a discussion of his memoir, “Dragging Wyatt Earp,” Tuesday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m. Then on Saturday, July 13, at 2:00 p.m., RJ Sullivan will discuss and sign his latest book, “Haunting Blue.”
Growing Spurts Kids Clothes is hosting a Cloth Diaper 101 class Tuesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. The class will cover the different types of diapers and wash routines, and a special discount will be offered after the class. I know from first-hand experience that Growing Spurts carries amazing deals on gently used cloth diapers; add a discount and that’s an offer too good to pass up! Call 317-882-4769 to register.
Did you check your junk mail yesterday? If you weren’t the lucky recipient of two new Value World coupons, fear not. They also appeared in today’s NUVO Newsweekly. The first coupon can be used starting July 8.
If you haven’t signed up for Half Price Books’ e-mail list, now is a good time to do it. Coupons are due to be sent out good for 20%-50% off one item starting Sunday, July 7 through Saturday, July 13.
Amanda’s City-Chic Consignment will offer the workshop “Color Coordinating for Your Home” Thursday, July 18, 9-10 a.m. Do you have trouble coordinating colors? Do you need more confidence selecting colors for your home? This color workshop may be for you. Sheri Connor will serve up coffee, donuts, and color fun.
Sunday, July 14, select Once Upon a Child locations will have a progressive clearance sale. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 50% off clearance items; 1:01-4 p.m., 60% off clearance items; and 4:01-7 p.m., 70% off clearance items.