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In Texas, emergency preparation supplies are tax-free this weekend

AUSTIN — Now is the time to prepare for an emergency and stock up on needed supplies. From Saturday-Monday, April 28-30, the state of Texas will hold an Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. (more…)

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Angel Mitchell works on the Christmas tree at J&J’s on Main in Marble Falls. Shop owner Lindsay Burrow and many businesses in the Highland Lakes depend on people shopping locally. Since 2010, American Express has emphasized the importance of shopping locally through its annual Small Business Saturday: Shop Small promotion, which is Saturday, Nov. 25, this year. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Small Business Saturday shopping fuels growing Marble Falls economy

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City and business leaders are promoting a “shop local” theme this holiday season to motivate shoppers to support mom-and-pop businesses and boost the local economy. (more…)

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Market Day on Main is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, along Main Street in downtown Marble Falls. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Market Day on Main attracts shoppers, boosts Marble Falls economy

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce hopes to coax locals and tourists alike to Market Day on Main this weekend, boosting sales and the economy and keeping customers coming back to the downtown shopping district year-round. (more…)

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Sister's in Kingsland is taking part in the Small Business Saturday shopping event Nov. 29. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Kingsland celebrates its uniqueness with Small Business Saturday event

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — When Kathy Stephenson and her sister-in-law, Melinda Stephenson, decided to go into business together with a vintage and antique shop called Sister’s, they never looked beyond Kingsland. “Kingsland is so underrated,” Kathy Stephenson said. “There is so much to offer here, but I think people just overlook it. […]

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Midnight Madness deals in Burnet attract shoppers to courthouse square

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — If you’re hunting up a “howling” good time and some additional savings, the merchants on the Burnet courthouse square, as well as others elsewhere in town, are inviting you out to Midnight Madness on Oct. 24. The shopping event is 6-8 p.m. (more…)

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Shoppers can save with sales tax holiday Aug. 8-10

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — While the kids’ first day of class is still a few weeks away, parents can enjoy a little back-to-school savings thanks to the Texas sales tax holiday Aug. 8-10. Since its inception by the Texas Legislature, the sales tax-free weekend has given shoppers an extra dose of savings. The […]

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Midnight Madness in Burnet offers late-night shopping, family-friendly fun

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — From dancers to face painting and trick-or-treaters, Burnet’s courthouse square will be buzzing with activity Oct. 26 for Midnight Madness. Stores on the square will stay open until 8 p.m. to offer shopping discounts and get into the fall spirit.  (more…)

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When out shopping for 'spook-tackular' savings and specials Oct. 24 during Moonlight Madness, look for this pumpkin hanging in the windows of participating businesses. More than 50 businesses are jumping into Moonlight Madness this year to start off the holiday shopping season but also attract new customers. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Moonlight Madness in Marble Falls brews up sales, fun for shop-local event

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The idea is simple: Throw a pre-holiday shopping event by adding a dash of humor, costumes, sales and specials as well as a few surprises, shake it all up, toss it out and see what you get. Moonlight Madness. And on Oct. 24, more than 50 businesses […]

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Marble Falls retailers brewing up deals for Moonlight Madness shopping

FROM STAFF PHOTOS MARBLE FALLS — The holiday shopping season gets a jump start Oct. 24 during the annual Moonlight Madness. The event sponsored by The Picayune, KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune and the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce rolls spook-tacular sales and fun throughout the day. Many local businesses and retail stores are […]

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101 FUN THINGS: Shop Fredericksburg Trade Days for fabulous finds

Shop Fredericksburg Trade Days every third weekend of the month at Sunday Farms. Doors open on its biergarten and six barns for three days of live music, shopping and food. You’ll find antiques, collectibles, tools (yes, guys there’s something for you), ranch furniture, clothing and jewelry. The choices are unique, unusual, one-of-a-kind. Oh, yeah, did […]

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Shop Main Street Market Day on May 11 in Marble Falls

Main Street Market Day is here again! With more than 100 vendors, Main Street Market Day typically occurs three times a year. The second shopping day for 2013 happens May 11. (more…)

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