Mimosa Madness

Cannon Beach will host Mimosa Madness from 8-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, around the town. Celebrate Black Friday with personal service, small town charm, and refreshments while you shop.

According to Kathy Kleczek of La Luna Loca, Mimosa Madness started in 2008 or 2009. Kleczek was involved in the first establishment, as well as Dena’s Shop on the Corner.

“We thought it would be good to have a local shopping event since there were people in town and they often lamented about the shops not being open and having to go to Fred Meyer or Portland to get in on Black Friday shopping,” Kleczek said. “We wanted to make it more ‘civil,’ no pushing or shoving. And certainly not at 2 a.m.”

The first year’s Mimosa Madness started at 7 a.m., which they found was too early for the Cannon Beach crowds.

“We thought, ‘let’s serve mimosas…ooh yeah,” Kleczek said. “’That would be madness!’ And that is where the name came from.”

Kleczek said they figured out what the cost of advertising, flyers and posters would be and divided that by how many businesses committed to open early and offer specials, and Mimosa Madness was born.

“Customers seem to love it and many now come every year to do their shopping during Mimosa Madness,” Kleczek said.

Participating stores

B. Boutique – 8-9 a.m. 40-percent off store wide. 9-11 a.m. 30-percent off store wide. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 20-percent off store wide.

Basketcase – Treats and half off Christmas Extravaganza 8-11 a.m. only.

Bruce’s Candy Kitchen – Will be open 8-10 a.m. offering 20-percent off entire purchase with sweets and sips.

Cannon Beach Bakery – 10-percent off purchases of $10 or more with the mention of Mimosa Madness. 12-ounce gingerbread latte special for $3.

Cannon Beach Makers – In store specials with mimosas and treats. Discounted items from select artists.

Cannon Beach Wine Shack – Free mimosas until 11 a.m. 15-percent off all products from 9:30-11 a.m. and then 10-percent off all products the rest of the day, along with store specials throughout the day on Puffin case purchases.

Chocolate Cafe – Hot chocolate with peppermint whipped cream. On sale will be caramels, peanut butter cups, turtles, bark and their special Haystack Rock bars. $4 per package, or three packages for $10.

Dena’s Shop on the Corner – 8-9 a.m. 40-percent off store-wide. 9-10 a.m. – 30-percent off store-wide. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 20-percent off store-wide. Refreshments and gift wrapping available.

EVOO Cannon Beach Cooking School – 10-percent off most specialty foods and spices. The first 10 early birds will receive a special gift with purchase. 8-11 a.m.

Found – Mimosas and mimosa cupcakes by Simply Cakes by Jae. Everything 10-30-percent off.

Jewelry by Sharon Amber – Half price on guest artist Jenny Byrne mammoth ivory carved jewelry. Bellini and breakfast bites from 8-11 a.m.

Josephine’s Gift and Jewelry Gallery – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 40-percent off all clothes and rings (excluding hats, scarves and gloves), 20-percent off all jewelry. 10 a.m. to closing – 30-percent off all clothes, 20-percent off all rings and select jewelry, 10-percent off all other jewelry.

Maggie and Henry – 40-percent all jewelry, Christmas pajamas and Fridaze no-wrinkle linen 8-9 a.m. 30-percent off same items 9-10 a.m. 20-percent off entire store 10-11 a.m. and surprise discounts 11 a.m. to close.

Rachelle M Rustic House of Fashion – 20-percent off all apparel. Excluding gifts, accessories, Ilse Jacobsen, Liberty and Old Gringo.

Sea Breeze Court – 8-11 a.m. join nature photographer, Erik Ostrander, and abstract painter, Pamela Benet, for mimosas and light snacks. Also, pick up a 10-percent coupon during the event to be used for future stay at the Sea Breeze Court.

SeaSoles Shoe Boutique – They will have 30-percent off regular price merchandise from 8-11 a.m. and 20-percent off all regular price merchandise the rest of the weekend.

Voyages Toys – 25-percent off all single-issue comic books, all day. Spend $100, get one free reversible dice bag from 8-11 a.m. (while supplies last).

Vintage Viaje – Will offer mimosas, juice and cookies from 10 a.m. to noon.

Yuletides Christmas Shop – Specials available all weekend. 10-percent off your entire purchase from 8-11 a.m.

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