Takoma/Langley Crossroads Hosting Shop Small Saturday Event

The Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority is hosting a Shop Small Saturday event this month, encouraging local shoppers to patronize businesses in the Takoma/Langley Crossroads shopping district in Takoma Park.

“Now is the time to shop small, local, and purple along the future Purple Line,” said TLCDA Executive Director Kayleigh Gunnoud in a press release sent to the Source. “Join us in the Crossroads in Small Business Saturday. Enjoy a day of special deals and promotions not to be missed. Grab a bite to eat, get started on some early holiday shopping, and join the community as we show our support for local small businesses that have been through so much this year.”

Businesses offering special deals and discounts include:

The event starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, which is Small Business Saturday. According to WikipediaSmall Business Saturday was first observed in the United States on November 27, 2010. Small Business Saturday was created as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick-and-mortar businesses that are small and local.

More information on the Shop Small Saturday event can be found at the TLCDA Shop Small Saturday event listing on Facebook.

Graphic courtesy Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority

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