We’re celebrating “Shop Local” the entire weekend after Thanksgiving:

Want a good excuse to wear your favorite flannel shirt? Or to start your holiday shopping with some great deals? Or to support the community you work in, live in, and love? Well forget one good excuse – here’s three: Flannel Friday, Sock Saturday, and Cider Monday at Onion River Sports and The Shoe Horn!

Flannel Friday | Friday, November 24: Get $10 off each $50 you spend when you wear flannel on Flannel Friday at Onion River Sports and The Shoe Horn! Stick around for other great deals at participating stores across town.

Sock Saturday | Saturday, November 25: Take 20% off all socks all day long at Onion River Sports and The Shoe Horn! Stock up on stocking stuffers from Darn Tough, Smartwool, and more!

Cider Monday | Monday, November 27: Enjoy a FREE cup of hot mulled cider while you shop! Forget staring at a blue screen for Cyber Monday – come downtown and shop with a warm, cozy cup of cheer.


Here in Montpelier, we do cozy and local much better than many other places on earth. We also like to hang out with our families and friends, sleep in, and relax over the holiday weekend. That’s why we call it “Flannel Friday” instead of “Black Friday”. It sounds much better that way and it feels better to shop at stores like Onion River Sports; unique, locally-owned shops with great gifts for everyone on your list. There aren’t competitive sales that will have you leaping up from Thanksgiving dinner and strapping on your elbow pads and running shoes, but there are some great things waiting for you if you want to take it easy and enjoy the weekend!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us! See you at the sales!