Shop Hop

  • j Main Street and Route 341, Kent, CT
  • m 860.592.0061

MARCH 24 - 26, 2017

Looking for something to relieve the winter doldrums? Come to Kent, CT for the Kent Shop Hop, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 24, 25 and 26.  Kent merchants put a twist on shopping by featuring sales, special events and fun promotions. Go from shop to shop to enter to win a drawing for one of three gift baskets valued at over $300!  The Easter Bunny will be at the Gazebo on the Kent Green from 12:30 to 2:30 PM on Saturday March 25 handing out goodies to kids and adults!

To be eligible for the drawing, shoppers need to pick up a map at any of the participating shops. Visit at least three stores in three different zones in town, have your map stamped each time, fill out the form and drop it off at any of the listed shops and you are entered!  The map also will serve as a guide to the sales and events.

Over 30 stores will be featuring specials on spring merchandise, winter clearances, book sales and other fabulous activities.  Some of the sales include 10% off spring apparel and deep discounts on fall & winter apparel at Foreign Cargo.  At the Fife ‘n Drum Gift Shop you can take advantage of 25% off all winter scarves, shawls and blankets. Heron American Craft Gallery will offer an additional 10% off all sale clothing.  Are you a knitting or crocheting enthusiast?  Stop by Black Sheep Yarns to receive 10% off yarn.  Backcountry Outfitters will have Sakura Blade & Tool Sharpening at the store on Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM as well as an additional 10% off sale items promotion.  Annie Bananie Ice Cream is now carrying edible cookie dough!  Events on Sat. March 24 at Annie Bananie will be:  a CPR demonstration at 10 AM and from 10 AM to 4 PM you can customize your own bracelet/keychain, "Charm of Hearts".  Get ready for spring by visiting NM Watson Wild Bird Supply on the Kent Green for discounts on items for the garden, bird feeders, birdhouses, accessories and supplies.

You don’t want to miss Main Street Antiques and Koblenz & Co. Antique & Estate Jewelry’s special sale of 15% off items over $25 and selected items will be 20%, 30% or 40% off.  Stop by the Kent Memorial Library for an indoor used book sale and the “Nature of Things” art exhibit.

At the Kent Town Center, Rolling River Antiques will offer 25% off all Green Tagged items.  Purchase a new for Spring top at Terston Home Accents & Apparel and get a pair of sunglasses at half price!  Sundog Shoe & Leather’s Annual March Shoe Madness Sale will be held throughout March with discounts galore.  Want more?  Continue shopping at the Kent Town Center and visit The Painted Can (exclusive retailers for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®), The Covered Wagon Country Store, David Gavin Salon and Chic Boutique.

Pantages Gems will offer 10% off silver jewelry (or just ask Carol for a price adjustment), and visit Union Savings Bank for Easter eggs and jelly beans. Other participating shops include House of Books, Chestnut Woodworking, and the Kent Station Pharmacy.

Hungry after all that hopping around?  Make sure to stop in to one of our outstanding eateries.  SoDelicious HomeMade Bakery will feature Spring decorated baked goodies, Panini Café will have lunch and gelato specials, while J.P. Gifford Market and 109 Cheese provide wonderful soups and sandwiches.  The Fife ‘n Drum Restaurant is always good for incredible food as well.

Come join us! Kent will be hopping, with sales, drawings and special events. The Kent Shop Hop is a fun cure for cabin fever.   Enjoy strolling through town, visiting favorite shops & restaurants and discovering new ones.

For more info please call 860.592.0061.

Kent CT 06757