North Kickapoo Street Celebrates
New Business with Route 66 Block Party Saturday
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[November 03, 2016]
- After a quiet summer on the block, the businesses of 100 North
Kickapoo are ready to liven up their corner of downtown this fall.
Prairie Years, Abe’s Carmelcorn and the newly opened Sir Renna Tea
have partnered together to bring the Route 66 Block Party to their
street on Saturday, November 5th. Prairie Years Assistant Manager,
Kathy Schmidt said “It is great to see a new business on the block.
The 100 block of Kickapoo has a lot of great things to offer our
community, what a better way to say ‘welcome’ than with a party!”
Prairie Years has undergone their own transformation this fall.
With updated signage, the addition of fair trade items, classic toys
and Lincoln memorabilia, they are offering a wider variety of the
most requested items to shoppers.
Abe’s Carmelcorn has also joined the celebration and is excited to
participate. In partnership with Brady Realty, they will be offering
a 10% coupon off any purchase. 10% of all coupon purchases will be
donated to “Central Bark Dog Park”. Doggie Treat bags & Human Treat
bags will be given to the first 100 participants.
November 5th from 10am to 2pm the 100 block “Route 66 Block Party”
will also include:
- Drawings: Each store (3) will have a drawing for a free gift
inside their store
- Grand Prize gift basket sponsored by all 3 stores
- Hand painted Christmas ornaments by local artist Michelle
- Howliday Pet Photos: Nostalgic Antique Truck with a
Traditional Christmas Setting
- Integrity Data will have a drawing for 2 wreaths from Three
- Life sized kids games
- Music by Deuxieme
- Route 66 gifts
- And more!
This event is free and open to the public.
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About Prairie Years:
Prairie Years is a local retailer of timeless toys, gifts, books and Lincoln
memorabilia. For 22 years Prairie Years has been a niche bookseller and retailer
in the community. Providing classic toys, educational games and one of the
largest selections of independent books on Lincoln in town, Prairie Years is
committed to giving back and supporting education in the community. Founded in
1994 and based in Lincoln IL, you can find more information at http://www.prairieyears.com