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Save the Date for Love Local Saturday, Sept. 3


In downtown Silver City on Saturday, Sept. 3, Love Local has 27 merchants offering deals, discounts and free drawings. The promotion is sponsored by Silver City MainStreet and encourages residents and tourists to stroll around downtown and shop local.

Silver City MainStreet is asking residents to Love Local by shopping and dining in downtown Silver City. Downtown Silver City offers more than twenty places to dine and drink, more than twenty-five retail shops with affordable gifts, and more than twenty galleries offering everything from funky contemporary art to fine art.

Some of the offerings on September 3rd will include fake tattoos, drawings for $100 gift cards, BOGOs, and many great discounts and deals!

Come downtown and discover delicious culinary experiences in a wide variety of prices and cuisines. Each coffee shop has found a unique niche and all offer a great cup-of-joe. The retail shops always amaze with items seldom seen online or in big stores. You are welcome to peruse the galleries, looking is encourage and you may be surprised at how many items are under $100! And don’t forget, you can go to a movie too! The Silco Theater will be open Labor Day weekend!

We are so lucky to have such a walkable downtown with great places to dine and shop. If you think about all these small business as a block, they are an important component of our economy and tax base. Having just half of our town and county residents (14,000) spend $25 a month downtown, would inject $4.2 million into our economy and $336,000 in additional gross receipts tax for our town to utilize. Supporting local businesses is how we each can have an impact on creating a stable and sustainable economy and community.

Silver City MainStreet/Arts & Cultural District welcomes you, our residents, to come and discover what you may have overlooked in your own backyard: great food, shopping, and services that are an important sector our of economy. Keep shopping local and love local.

The Love Local promotion is Saturday, September 3rd, 2022. There are lots of great events and activities Labor Day weekend, so while you are out, take time

to shop local, have fun and discover all the great things going on downtown!

The mission of Silver City MainStreet is "To encourage a vibrant, historic downtown Silver City that is recognized as the heart of our diverse community." Visit, www.silvercitymainstreet.com to learn more.