The snow is finally melting, and Springfield area businesses are celebrating the much-anticipated change of season with a SPRINGfield Open House Weekend! It’s a fun way for local merchants to collaborate and do a little something extra to entice shoppers and thank customers for their loyalty. Various open houses will be held on Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th to welcome warmer weather and get into the springtime spirit.
Bibens Home Center is running their annual top soil event that weekend, where folks can get a jump on gardening and purchase bags of soil for a super low price! Along with that, they are having numerous specials, including the chance to prep for cookouts and get a great discount when you bring in your propane tank for a refill.
Dreamz In Motion Dance and Performance Center (363 River Road) will be open for a Sneak Peek on Friday, April 12th from 9am to 12pm! Pop in to check out Kyla’s new studio in anticipation of the formal Open House event (coming up on Saturday, April 20th) and enter to win a $50 gift certificate!
Springfield Art Gym will be open Friday, April 12th from 6pm to 8pm with refreshments and information about school break activities and the art camp they’re running that vacation week.
The Springfield Food Co-op's Open House is Friday, April 12th. 5% discount for everyone, the first 20 people through the doors get a bag filled with Co-op goodies. Bravo Botanicals will be there offering samples of their CBD from 11am to 1pm. Springfield Humane Society will be on site with their famous Kissing Booth! And, weather permitting, the Co-op staff will be grilling hot dogs - Free for everyone!
Tina's Hallmark's Open House will also be held on Friday the 12th, featuring refreshments, and 20% off total purchase.
Claremont Savings Bank is celebrating with some great rewards. On Friday, April 12th, they are open from 9am-5:30PM with delicious local snacks to enjoy in their 85 Main Street location as well as a great new account BONUS and customer giveaways! To learn more about their $100 BONUS for new checking accounts, follow this link: https://www.claremontsavings.com/promotion-new-checking-account.html
On Friday, April 12th, Von Bargen’s will have a free gift for the first 10 customers that come in and they will feature 20% off their Von Bargen Estate pieces of jewelry. They will be open from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
For April 12th and 13th, The Gallery at the VAULT will have a 25% off table with beautiful spring gifts and a sweets basket to enjoy while strolling around the gallery. There will also be information about upcoming workshops and shows.
Flying Crow Coffee Co. will be raffling off a pound of coffee each day and iced coffees will be $2 on both Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th.
On Saturday the 13th, Woodbury Florist will have an Open House celebrating the greenhouse being open - there will be refreshments, and there is a class that day - "Spring Centerpiece."
Also on Saturday, Shannon’s Upscale Resale will be featuring a huge assortment of springtime dresses, having a scratch ticket sale, and offering light refreshments.
Willow Farm Pet and their furry friends will have a raffle and refreshments available on Saturday the 13th from 9am to 2pm.
Don’t forget about Studio One Arabian Nights & The Drowsy Chaperone – a chance to enjoy delicious food prepared by Aroma Catering Vt while watching scenes from the musical parody as performed by The Springfield Community Players – all that for only $12! Call 802-885-1159 to order your tickets, or stop by to purchase them from Ben at Flying Crow Coffee Co. The perfect cure for your cabin fever!
Finally, the Springfield Farmers’ Market has an indoor Spring market on Saturday the 13th at the United Methodist Church from 10am to 1pm. The market offers agricultural products such as produce, meats, eggs, plants, baked, processed and catered foods, as well as maple syrup and honey products, authors, and artisans with handcrafted items – what better way to celebrate spring!
Visit your favorite area shops this weekend to say “Hi,” browse for springtime deals, and enjoy all the fun little extras being offered!