Buy, Sell, Trade on Main Street

Carrollton Main Street Program’s Buy, Sell, Trade on Main Street returns to downtown Carrollton on Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  10′ x 10′ booth spaces with free set up.  Bring your own tables and chairs.  Reserve your space now.  Call Charlotte at Carrollton Office Supply at (502) 732-5754.  Excellent for groups to do fund raising or for individuals to sell their gently used items.  No animal or firearm sales.  Food sales must follow Health Department regulations.  See you downtown!
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Easter on the Square 2015

Carrollton Main Street Program’s Easter on the Square will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015.  The event will kick off at 1:00 p.m. with the arrival of the Easter Bunny in downtown Carrollton on Main Street in front of the Courthouse.  The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures for $5.00 contribution to Shop With A Cop.  Other events will include inflatables for the kids, Easter egg decorating, face painting and games including three-legged race and sack race.  The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 3:00 p.m. on the south (Highland Avenue) side of the Courthouse.  There will be two age groups – 4 & under and 5-10.  Grand prize in each age group will be a new bicycle.  Other prizes will include Easter baskets and chocolate bunnies.  There will also be the Jelly Bean Counting contest with two age groups – 12 & under and Over 12.  Prizes will be awarded to the person in each age group who comes closest to the number of jelly beans in the jar without going over.  Also, businesses will be offering a chance all week beginning March 30 and going through the end their business day on April 4 for customers to sign up to enter a drawing for the Golden Egg which will contain $50 in Downtown Dollars.  No purchase necessary to enter.  The Golden Egg drawing will be on Monday, April 6.  And, as always, Kentucky Kruisers will be set up providing music during the event.   See you downtown!!

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Chocolate Walk February 7

Carrollton Main Street Program and 22 downtown Carrollton businesses will be hosting a “Chocolate Walk” on Saturday, February 7.  Participating businesses will have chocolate treats of various kinds for customers to sample and will also offer customers the opportunity to enter a drawing for a basket of chocolates, valued at over $100, that the Carrollton Main Street Program is giving away.  Visit our downtown businesses to see what they have to offer for that special someone for Valentine’s Day .

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Easter on the Square

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Carrollton Main Street Program’s Easter on the Square will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Events will include pictures with the Easter Bunny ($5 contribution to Shop With A Cop), face painting, 3-legged race, sack race, and jelly bean counting contest among other things. There will also be inflatables, carriage rides ($1 or food item for Carroll County Food Bank), and the annual Easter Egg Hunt (at 3:00) Bella’s Style on Main will be hosting a fashion show on Main Street at 1:30 p.m. The Carroll County Public Library will be doing “Make It and Take It” project from 2:00 until 3:00. Downtown business patrons (18 & over) will have the opportunity all week, beginning April 14 through April 19, to enter drawing to win $50 in Downtown Dollars.

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Luck ‘O the Pop

Downtown Carrollton will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early. Saturday, March 15 will bring the “Luck ‘O the Pop” promotion to many of downtown Carrollton’s businesses. A complete list of participating businesses will be in the March 13 edition of the News Democrat. During normal business hours these businesses will offer their customers a chance to pop a balloon to receive a discount or a prize. One lucky person could find our Pot of Gold containing $25 in gold dollar coins and $30 in Downtown Dollars from the Carrollton Main Street Program. Also, be on the lookout for our leprechaun who will be wandering about handing out lucky shamrocks good for bonus balloon pops and coupons from downtown businesses. May you find “The Luck of the Irish” and Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

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Chocolate Walk

Visit downtown Carrollton businesses during normal business hours on Saturday, February 8 and sample some chocolates and enter to win basket full of chocolates (including box of Godiva chocolates) and Downtown Dollars. Sponsored by Carrollton Main Street Program.

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Downtown Carrollton Chocolate Walk

February is National Chocolate Month, and to celebrate that, the Carrollton Main Street Program and the downtown Carrollton businesses are hosting a “Chocolate Walk” on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The event will take place at participating businesses during their normal business hours. Participating businesses will be serving up various chocolate treats to patrons, and, to “sweeten” the pot, patrons may enter a drawing for a chance to win a basket filled with chocolates of all sorts. No purchase necessary to enter and the drawing will be held on Monday, February 10. There will also be free carriage rides up and down Main Street from 1:00 p.m. til 4:00 p.m. Businesses will be having hot buys and specials. Check out our downtown merchants for a valentine’s gift for that special someone (or for yourself!).

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A Christmas Carroll Update

Carrollton Main Street Program’s A Christmas Carroll has been canceled due to the inclement weather that we are experiencing and anticipating to get worse. We will check on the possibility of rescheduling parts of it at a later date. Sorry for the inconvenience, but we don’t want anyone to risk life and limb. Stay tuned for further developments.

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Small Business Saturday – November 30

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Another Reason to be Thankful – Saturday, Nov. 23

Merchants throughout historic downtown Carrollton will take part in Another Reason to be Thankful, a customer appreciation event this Saturday, Nov. 23. Our stores and shops will offer special hot buys, specials to kick off the holidays, hold open houses and offer drawings and refreshments.

As part of the event, the merchants in downtown and around Carrollton have contributed items for a gift basket expected to be valued at $500 or more. Register at each of the participating businesses for your chance to win. The drawing will be held Monday Nov. 25.

Participating businesses include:
Cornerstone Floral
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
Artful Gifts
The News-Democrat
Carrollton Office Supply
Betty’s Collectibles
Burgin’s Floor Covering
Bella’s Style on Main
Abby’s Closet
Maguana’s Unique Gifts & Decor
Glauber’s Sports
Toole & Rose
Paul’s Tires
First National Bank of Carrollton

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