This Saturday 14 downtown businesses are set to participate in Summerville’s first Downtown Hop ‘N Shop event. Summerville Main Street is sponsoring this free public event showcasing locally owned businesses in the Downtown Historic Business District. The event kicks off at 10:30 a.m. and is set to run through 2:30 p.m. Participating businesses include Appalachian Axe Challenge, Blissful Daze, DIRT, Ga Ga’s Boutique, Ginger’s Blooms & Brews, Hayden Taylor Designs, Jefferson’s, Los MaGuey, Summerville Commerce Print & Ship, The Computer Shop, The Coral Cactus, The Furniture Shoppe, The Ruby Slippers, and Bonus Business – Studio 33 Photography. Life Purpose Worship Center will serve as the drop off point to turn in all completed passports for the Grand Prize Drawings.
How Does The Hop ‘N Shop Work?
Event participants will pick up a locations map/passport the day of the event. The maps/passports may be picked up at Summerville Commerce Print & Ship, located at 10101 Commerce Street beginning at 10:30 a.m. To join the fun, event goers will simply visit the participating businesses to complete the passport map during the hours of the Hop ‘N Shop. There is no purchase necessary to participate. Upon entering the participating business, all event participants will have the sales clerk/cashier to stamp their passport map. Adult event participants will open a plastic egg at each participating business to receive a discount or prize. Child event participants accompanied by an adult will receive a small token or candy at each participating business compliments of Summerville Main Street. Upon completion of the passport map, event participants will turn in the passport to Life Purpose Worship Center, located at 10091 Commerce Street.
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Prize Drawings
At the 2:30 p.m. conclusion of the Hop ‘n Shop there will be a special Grand – Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting for Summerville Commerce Print & Ship to celebrate their move to the new downtown location. This will be followed by Grand Prize Drawings for special Hop ‘N Shop Prizes. Completed passports will be entered for a Grand Prize Drawing to be held at 3PM. Adults completing the passport will be entered to win a $200 Grand Prize and children turning in completed passports will be entered to will a $100 Grand Prize. Grand Prizes are sponsored by Summerville Main Street. Event participants do not need to be present to win. Summerville Main Street is encouraging the public to support local Summerville small businesses by shopping during and following this event.