This Friday, December 5th, the Ace Hi Tavern will celebrate Repeal Day: the anniversary of the day in 1933 when Prohibition was repealed. The Ace will be selling 10 cent Coors Banquet beers from 6-10PM. Now there’s a fun way to top off the Candlelight Walk!
Ace Hi Tavern | 1216 Washington Avenue | 303-279-9043
Shop at Golden’s Dollar Tree store to save money on holiday supplies, such as gift bags, wrapping paper, party supplies, decorations, and stocking stuffers. Everything in the store is $1!
Dollar Tree | 17736 S. Golden Rd. | 303-271-0500 | Map
Here are the Small Business Saturday deals that we know about. There are probably others, so visit your favorite local businesses to find out.
Archive Museum Bookstore at the Golden History Museum – Enjoy 20% off store-wide
Art on the Brix – • Free Ornament Workshop from 12-5pm, Delicious tastes of Wine & Sweets, SideBrix Sale ~ Painting “Seconds” are 2-for-1, 2-for-1 Gift Certificates available all day!
Avenue Gifts – Enjoy an early bird discount of 20% store-wide from 9 a.m. to noon, and then 10% off store-wide from noon to 6 p.m.
Baby Doe’s – Buy one outfit, a top and bottom and save 30% on the less expensive piece.
Bridgewater Grill in the Golden Hotel – Mention Small Business Saturday to receive a bag of holiday cookies with purchase of a lunch or dinner entree
Bumps and Bundles – Enjoy 20% of your entire purchase
Creekside Jewelers – 40% off all Citizen & Bulova watches
Earth Treks Climbing Center – 15% off purchase of $100 or more, 20% off purchase of $250 or more, 25% off purchase of $375 or more
El Dorado Mexican Restaurant – Enjoy 2 for 1 house margaritas all day
Gold Mine Cupcakes – Free Small Cupcake (one per person) and free reusable shopping bag
Golden City Brewery – Beer and Brat Lunch $7 (asterisk beers only) 11-3pm; Tshirts 50% off at the discounted price of $10; Hoodies and vests 10 dollars off from $40; Printed pint glasses two for $7; Growler fills, to go $12.50 each (marked down from $15); Happy hour all day, including Evolution IPA!! $3.75/13.50
Golden Goods – 10% off all Doodle Quest Games and 10% off all Sands Alive Products
Golden Moon Speakeasy – Enjoy discounts on bottle sales and special cocktails
Golden River Sports – All clothing is 50% off today for Small Business Saturday. Enjoy 40 to 50% off any one regular priced in-stock item when you mention small business Saturday special.
Golden Quilt Company – Enjoy 20% off one regular priced item
Golden Sweets – Enjoy 20% off Golden Sweets boxed chocolates
Goozell Yogurt & Coffee – Enjoy $1 off purchase when you purchase frozen yogurt (8 oz or more) and/or a specialty coffee drink before 2 p.m.
Lucky Star Ranch – Enjoy 10% of your purchase when you mention the Golden Elf Contest.
Mountain Gypsy – Enjoy 10% off entire store
Pangea Coffee Roasters – Enjoy 15% off all bulk bags of coffee
Powder7 Ski Shop – Up to 20% off current season Patagonia outerwear and layers! Up to 20% off current season Smith Optics helmets and goggles. Plus additional surprise discounts on skies and gear.
PranaTonic – Enjoy 30% off storewide along with free tea samples and health snack
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum – 25% discount off one item from the gift shop
Runners High – Enjoy 35% off Nike Sunglasses and 15% off store-wide
Spinster Sisters – Enjoy 15% off all purchases
Symmetry 360 – Enjoy discounts on gift cards and recovery massages for Be a Tool 5k Elf Run participants
Truly Boutique – 25% off all merchandise, and a $10 gift card when you spend $100.
The Green Paw – Enjoy 10% off all all toys
Vital Outdoors – Enjoy 20% off store-wide
Several of our big box stores are offering Black Friday specials:
In addition – Foothills Animal Shelter has a “pick your own price” adoption special today.
The Archive Bookstore at the Golden History Center has a sale going on all weekend–10% off for everyone; 20% off for members.
King Soopers and Safeway are both open till 6PM. Natural Grocers is closed all day.
Walgreens is open all day, from 7AM-10PM
Kohl’s opens at 6PM.
Runners High is sponsoring a Turkey Trot tomorrow morning (Thursday, November 26th). This is NOT a race: it’s a fun, 3 mile, non-timed Thanksgiving morning run along Clear Creek, suitable for the entire family. The entrance fee includes a pumpkin pie for adult runners, and stuffed Tom the Turkey and turkey lollipop kits for kids who register. Adults will also receive Runners High bottle opener medals. At the end of the race, they’ll have Cannonball Creek Beer for adults over 21.
Sounds like fun! You can burn off your turkey before you even eat it! (Although the pumpkin pie they give the runners may negate that benefit.) Learn more and register here.
Small Business Saturday is becoming quite a thing in Golden! This Saturday, Golden’s merchants will be holding the second annual Golden Elf contest. Twenty-five ceramic elves will be hidden in businesses around town. The object is to find them, take a photo of yourself with the elf, and post it to Visit Golden’s Facebook page or Instagram account. See the details….
Here’s the exciting part: you might win up to $500! Every time you post a selfie with an elf, you’re entered, so you can enter up to 25 times. The top prize is $500, and there are also five $100 prizes.
We’ll post the names of the businesses with elves on Saturday.
Here’s some extra incentive to shop in Golden this Saturday: GOLDEN’S MERCHANTS ARE COOKING UP ALL SORTS OF SPECIALS AND DISCOUNTS FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!
DEALS FROM GOLDEN BUSINESSES
Check the current list: golden.com/small-business-saturday-deals-in-golden/. We’ll be updating this all week, as new offers roll in!
Small Business Saturday is the antidote to Black Friday. It’s a chance for people to avoid the malls and big box stores in favor of small, locally-owned businesses. This year, TV network MSNBC chose to focus on Golden Colorado for their annual Small Business Saturday report! Their Golden segment is already available online, so you can watch it right now.
It’s fun to see so many of our business owners being interviewed, including Steve Schaeffer from Meyer Hardware, Kelly Jackson-Condon (Table Mountain Vision), Deann Wieber (Windy Saddle Cafe), Pam Eggemyer (Spirits in the Wind Gallery), Kelly Perkins (Spinster Sisters), David Livingston (Vital Outdoors), and Brian Hutchinson from Cannonball Creek Brewing.
Lisa Knipp from MillerCoors describes the Golden Ticket program, where people taking the Coors tour are given tickets that provide discounts or cash prizes at Golden merchants.
You’ll also catch glimpses of the Quilt Museum shop, Silver Horse, the Green Paw, D’Deli, Golden Sweets, Snarfs, Woodys, the Golden Hotel, Golden Goods, Indulge, Peak Cycles, and probably others that I didn’t notice.
Watch it! It’ll get you in the mood for Small Business Saturday in Golden!
MSNBC – Your Business
The November 18, 2015 edition of Time magazine had an article about the mental health benefits of floating in a solution of Epsom salts: “Behind the Strange New Science of Floating.”
Into the Mystic Healing & Arts, on 14th Street, has one of those flotation tanks! According to their site, “Flotation therapy is the act of floating on your back in 10 inches of an Epsom Salt/Water solution. 800 pounds of Epsom salt!! You float in a pod. Free from external stimulation and gravity, your body and mind quickly reach a state of relaxation and meditation. Many people float to relieve pain, to catch up on rest, to meditate, or to find creative inspiration.”
If you’d like to try their saltwater tank, they offer a first-time special of $50 for an hour.
Into the Mystic Healing & Arts, LLC | 720 14th Street | 720-495-3230
You’re Invited to join the Jen McCarron and the Pranatonic community for yoga on Thanksgiving Day!
This is a great way to focus your mind before what can be a very busy day. We will practice a mildly warming vinyasa flow, and floor postures to create ease in your mind and body, so that you may focus on gratitude.
This practice might even help you enjoy your day with loved ones in a sweeter, more mindful way.
Date: November 26th, 2015
Time: 9 – 10:15 AM
Fee: By Donation to Family Tree. Family Tree is a Colorado non-profit whose mission is “help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant.”
PranaTonic | 805 14th Street | 303-274-5733 | Map