The Village of Pleasantville's businesses are reviving an old tradition this week.
On Friday and Saturday, check out the downtown area for the Chamber of Commerce's Sidewalk Sale.
"Sidewalk Sale Days is something we did in the past and now we are are bringing it back," said Chamber of Commerce President Bill Flooks. "We are trying to bringing people into the village."
Patch will also be sponsoring "Park on Patch" on Saturday, where there will be free parking (meters covered) on Washington and Wheeler Avenues.
"So, if you take advantage of the parking, you can also take advantage of the sales," pointed out Mayor Peter Scherer at the last board of trustees meeting.
While parking will be gratis on Saturday, "Time limits still apply," Deputy Mayor Mindy Berard chipped in, reminding drivers they still have to honor the posted hours on street signs.
About 28 businesses will be participating this week. Here's a look at some of the discounts and deals being offered:
Aardvark Pet Supplies — 10 to 50 percent off assorted merchandise
A’Mangiare — $1 sidewalk pizza
Basic Wireless — 25 percent off accessories
Black Cow Coffee Company — Drink upgrade in size with every purchase.
Believe Salon & Spa — 20 percent off all hair products, makeup and jewelry
Crecco Group Remodeling — Enter drawing to win three hours of handyman services ($375 value)
Flour and Sun Bakery — Buy five cupcakes and get the sixth free; free pop with every purchase while supplies last
The Flower Basket — 30-50 percent off baby items and special bouquets at $10.99
Glass Onion Originals — 50 percent off women’s t-shirts, 10 percent off earrings
Heller’s Shoes — 20 percent off storewide and two tables outside store
- $10 pairs of shoes
- $5 pairs of shoes
Lil’ Chocolate Shoppe — 25 percent off Halloween candy; 50 percent off ceramics and buckets
McArthur’s American Grille — Free coffee, cappuccino and espresso and hot chocolate as well as letting families use restrooms as needed
Photo Works — 10 percent off frames and albums
Try & Buy Toy Store — Schedule of kids' art projects:
- 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Do A Dot Art Project: Children ages 2 to 5 will being creating their own Do A Dot artwork using the dot markers and bold pre-printed drawings.
- 1 to 2 p.m. — Art project designed for both girls and boys ages 4 and up
- 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Children ages 5 and up can spark their imaginations building with Zoob. Zoob is an awar- winning, open ended building set with a difference-the pieces move after they are put together. So kids can create and then play with their creation.
Twin Jewelers — 10 percent off trendy bracelet designs: ‘Shamballa” religious & monograms bracelets
Westchester Table Tennis Center — Half-price day pass for any payer mentioning "Pleasantville Sidewalk Sales days" on Oct. 12 or 13 for unlimited play.
- Kids (under 20): $2.50 (regular rate: $5)
- Adults: $5 (regular rate: $10)
Wisteria Gifts — 20 percent percent off non-sale items; "special items at super prices at different times during sale"
Yogolicious — 20 percent discount 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
The participating businesses not located in the downtown area will be setting up tables in Jackson Alley. Also, shoppers can check out live music in Nonna's Square. On Friday, there wil be face painting, the proceds of which will benefit the Pleasantville Summer Smiles program in honor of Grace Sullivan.
"It's a great village," said Flooks. "We are a bit of a destination for restaurants, so now we are trying to get people to do their retail shopping here. All the retailers in town are great, so people should come and see what we have here in Pleasantville."
Tom Bartley contributed to this report.
Editor's Note: Patch is offering free parking on Wheeler and Washington Avenues on Saturday.