Originally started in 2010 by American Express, Small Business Saturday has become an annual event for our Annapolis business districts. Traditionally held on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, the day is devoted to supporting your local independent retailer. Look for special events in each district to encourage you to Shop Small!
Here is a list of some Annapolis businesses offering specials for Small Business Saturday - please continue to check back as we are adding more specials each day!
Annebeth's, 46 Maryland Avenue, will host Lumi Cold Press Juices from 10 am to 1 pm, Wines with Christy from 1 to 4 pm, and Great Frogs Winery of Annapolis from 4 to 7 pm.
Brown-Eyed Girl, 234 Main Street, will have cookies and reusable tote/shopping bags (while they last) for customers on Small Business Saturday.
Capital Teas, 77 Main Street, will be giving away 2 oz. of Roasted Almond with every purchase of over $35 from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. In addition, freebies will accompany the following: purchase $60, get a tea lager or vino teano; purchase $120 and get a single serve box or two tea lager or vino teano; purchase $180 and get a tea sachet box; purchase $250 and get a 3-tea sampler. Capital Teas will also be sampling Peppermint Bark (organic), O Christmas Tea, Cinnamon Sugar Plum (organic) and Madame Butterfly Jasmine teas.
Historic Annapolis Museum Store, 99 Main Street Shop Small at the Museum Store. Remember, your purchases support the preservation and education mission of Historic Annapolis, adding a special significance to your purchase. We are offering a special coupon (see below) as our thank you to you for shopping small! Print it out or just show it to us on your phone. Time: 10am - 8pm
Lilac Bijoux, 145 Main Street, will have macaroons and is offering an extra 20% off on sale items, balloons and a gift with purchase.
Lil Lamb Boutique Shop, 44 Maryland Avenue, is offering 30% off almost everything in the store.
Mills Fine Wine, 87 Main Street will host a Complimentary Wine Tasting from 2-6pm. 10% discount on all wines from the tasting and on all holiday gift packages storewide!
Rams Head Tavern, 33 West Street. Starting on Small Business Saturday and continuing through December 31st, purchase $50 in Gift Cards, receive $10 bonus gift card
The Annapolis Bookstore, 53 Maryland Avenue, will host Sarah Schabow, the Ornament Scribe (the artist who creates the Annapolis Ornament every year) from 1 to 4 pm painting customized ornaments for customers. Also, local authors and playwrights, and artists will be in the store throughout the day. Kids can visit the Santa Claus Letter Writing Station and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, and all books will be 20% off.
Zachary's Jewelers 100 Main Street. Free Diamond Bangle from ALOR! For the first 25 qualifying customers on Small Business Saturday. Qualify by making any full price purchase of $500.00 or more and mentioning this post.
*Returns may be made on any items purchased up to 30 days after purchase date but will require the return of free bangle as well.