Biz news for Oct. 26, 2010
HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS IN SUSANVILLE
Alright all you ghosts and goblins out there, time to put on your best costume and head up to Historic Uptown Susanville. It's time for the annual Safe and Sane Halloween, sponsored by the merchants and the Historic Uptown Susanville Association. The fun is from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29. Thanks to the Susanville Police Department, Main Street will be closed to traffic. Music will be provided by Williams Sound and Stage, with performances by House of Dance (at 3:45) and J and J Performing Arts (at 4:30). There is also a pet costume contest sponsored by Clip 'N' Dales and Treats Dog Company. Be sure and check out the kids' costume contest beginning at 4 p.m. And don't forget the annual haunted house at U.S. Bank; those ladies love to do their haunted house. It's spectacular every year.
On Saturday, Treats Dog Company is having its Halloween party. The fun begins at 1 p.m. They promise to have some ghoulish games, a dog/cat costume contest and much more. Be sure and enter the drawing for one year of free dog food.
A SPOOKTACULAR GOOD TIME
Well, it’s time again for the biggest Halloween party in town at Diamond Mountain Casino. Put on your costume and head on over Saturday, Oct. 30 and you could be one of the first 200 customers to get a goody bag with $10 cash. Plus they’re giving away a total of $3,500 in cash from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In addition to the giveaways they’re also having a costume contest.
HALLOWEEN COLLECTIBLES AND DÉCOR
Finders Keepers in Uptown Susanville has a unique selection of Halloween decorations and accessories to jazz up your costume. Plus if you need to give a gift for a special occasion, owner Judy Cook has stocked the shelves with all your favorite vintage finds from toys and dolls to jewelry and vintage clothing. “We’ve got great gifts for every budget, and many of my customers love to give the things that were their childhood favorites to their children and grandchildren,” Cook said. So stop in today and step back in time, and you just might find the perfect item to keep for yourself, too!
CHECK THIS PIZZA OUT
With all the craziness Halloween brings, we want an easy dinner. Papa Murphy's in Susanville has the Jack-O-Lantern Pizza available for a limited time this week. Be sure and grab yours early. See their ad in this week's paper for more information about this popular pizza.
GET SET FOR WINTER
JR Johnston, manager at Bicycle Bananas in Uptown Susanville tells us that now’s the time to get your bike ready for winter and to keep your shopping local. They’re offering a great special on bike winterization services. If you’re thinking of getting or giving a bike or skateboard for Christmas, check out all their great inventory and accessories. If you see what you like, they offer an easy layaway plan too. “We have accessories, clothes, and include a years worth of free maintenance with every bike” according to Johnston.
Nu 2 U in Uptown Susanville just celebrated its one-year anniversary. “We’re very pleased with the outstanding community support we’ve received, and our new location has allowed us to carry so many more items” according to Eddie Aparton, store manager, “As we continue to grow, we are always looking for volunteers to help in the store and with processing donations.” Plus they’re currently looking for a truck donation to help with picking up large items. So if you or someone you know can help them out, be sure to stop by and enjoy the benefits of helping those in need. The proceeds from Nu 2 U help to support your local foster care agency.