Westminster will kick off the holidays, and promote shopping at small businesses, on Saturday, Nov. 24.
Black Friday no longer stands alone when it comes to post-Thanksgiving Day shopping blitzes. Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday have become popular shopping days and Westminster is gearing up for a huge downtown holiday celebration on Small Business Saturday, or Nov. 24. Last year, American Express estimated that 103 million Americans shopped at a small business on Small Business Saturday. Main Street businesses in Westminster will be bustling on Nov. 24 after stores open at 10 a.m. Plan your shopping day around these festive holiday events also taking place on Main Street Nov. 24: Visit www.westminstermd.gov for more information. Will you enjoy downtown Westminster on Small Business Saturday Nov. 24? Tell us in comments.
Small businesses in Eldersburg and Sykesville are offering deals and extended hours this Saturday.
While they aren't listed on the official "Main Street Maryland" list, several local businesses are hoping to take advantage of the second annual Small Business Saturday by offering deals this weekend to customers who choose to "shop local." Since they weren't compiled, we called around to bring you a list of local, small business deals all in one place. In addition to the deals below, shoppers can get a one-time $25 statement credit when you register an eligible American Express Card here and use that card for a purchase of $25 or more at a small business on November 26th. The following Eldersburg and Sykesville businesses are offering deals this weekend (please note that the hours listed are the hours that the businesses are offering …