female-friends-shopping-togetherGirlfriends’ Getaway is back in Freeport, Maine! Plan your weekend away to shop, dine, play and stay. Many hotels and B&Bs will have special packages and most are within walking distance to town. Stores will be teeming with sales, style tips, custom fittings and more. Keep an eye out for tastings, giveaways, and special events all over town.

 


EVENTS ALL WEEKEND June 2-4, 2017

CHINA ROSE – Daily Happy Hour from 3pm – 6pm.

COASTAL MAINE POPCORN CO. – 30+ flavors of air-popped popcorn to try, along with a 15% discount with Girlfriends’ Getaway brochure! Discount is good on small, large, and X-large bags only. Fri & Sat: 10-6, Sun: 11-6

FREEPORT SALON – Bring a friend for 15% off each mani/pedi and enjoy complimentary wine and champagne. Appointments required – be sure to mention Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend. Fri: 9-5, Sat: 9-3

FIORE ARTISAN OLIVE OILS & VINEGARS – The first 50 ladies to show their Girlfriends’ Getaway brochure at FIORE Freeport will be presented with a special gift of one of our oils or balsamics. Fioreoliveoils.com Fri-Sun: 11-7

THE BODY SHOP – Complimentary mini Spa Hand Scrub, Spa Moisturizer and massage with a free Spa gift. Call for an appointment 207-865-4900. Fri & Sat: 10-7, Sun: 10-6

JOCKEY – Complimentary bra fittings, refreshments and an in-store raffle to win a free bra! Fri & Sat: 10-7, Sun: 1-6

LINDT CHOCOLATE – Stop by Lindt Chocolate’s store here in Freeport and get one free Lindor Truffle per person! Fri & Sat: 9-9, Sun 10-7

NEW BEGINNINGS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE – Join our mailing list and be entered to win a $50 gift card. Drawing will take place Sun at 2pm. Must be present to win. Fri & Sat: 10-6, Sun: 10-5:30

PETRILLO’S – Daily Happy Hour from 3pm – 6pm.

SHERMAN’S BOOKS & STATIONERY – Enter to win a $25 gift certificate during Girlfriends’ Getaway! No purchase required, one entry pp. Drawing to be held at 5pm on Sunday. Fri & Sat: 9-9, Sun: 9-6

SKORDO – Receive a free jar of your favorite spice blend with purchase by presenting your Girlfriends’ Getaway brochure! One pp. Experience our interactive spice tester wall featuring exotic spices, blends & rubs.

ISLAND TREASURE TOYS – Stop by our Freeport location at 20 Bow St. (2nd Fl) for some free popcorn while you peruse our amazing selection of toys and gifts! Fri & Sat: 10-8, Sun: 10-6

FRIDAY, June 2

10am – 6pm: BROWN GOLDSMITHS – Stop by to enter our NYE Diamond Stud Giveaway – light refreshments available.

10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm: COTTON WEEDS QUILT SHOP – Make and Take! Stop by and sew a cute drawstring gift pouch to take home with you! Time: 20 min. Machines and materials provided. 10-12 or 2-4. Space is limited. Cost: $5 pp.

2pm – 6pm: L.L.BEAN OUTDOOR DISCOVERY SCHOOLS – Women’s-Only Intro to Fly Fishing Course at L.L.Bean’s Private Pond in Freeport. If you’re new to the sport or just want a comprehensive overview, our half-day course is a fun way to learn everything you need to start catching fish. Cost: $149 Register at llbean.com/adventure or by calling 1-888-552-3261

5pm – 7pm: LOBSTER COOKER & UPPER DECK SPORTS PUB – Paint your own wine glass or stemless wine glass with guidance from local artist Lisa Bonenfant. Enjoy food and wine at the Lobster Cooker! Pre-Registration required at lisabonenfant.com 207-754-0031 Cost: $20

SATURDAY, June 3

10am – 6pm: BROWN GOLDSMITHS – Stop by to enter our NYE Diamond Stud Giveaway – light refreshments available.

10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm: COTTON WEEDS QUILT SHOP – Make and Take! Stop by and sew a cute drawstring gift pouch to take home with you! Time: 20 min. Machines and materials provided. 10-12 or 2-4. Space is limited. Cost: $5 pp.

10am – 1pm: BRIDGHAM & COOK, BRITISH GOODS STORE – Sample a variety of English, Scottish and Irish Teas, scones, jams and marmalade, along with Hobnobs and other tea biscuits throughout the weekend for Girlfriends’ Getaway.

10am – 3pm: WOLFE’S NECK FARM – Stop by for the Spring Festival on the Farm. Animals • Activities • Music • Food • Face Painting • Hayrides • Demonstrations

11am – 1:15pm: WILBUR’S OF MAINE CHOCOLATE – Hands-On Chocolate Factory Tours! Hear a little Wilbur’s history, see behind the scenes of the factory, assist in making a treat to take home and enjoy samples. Tours last 30-45 min. Cost: $4.50 pp. No reservations required.

11am – 4pm: CASCO BAY CUTLERY & KITCHENWARE – Demo of the Capresso Froth Control, samples of cold frothed beverages: Strawberry & Creme, Frothed Mud Slide or New York Egg Cream. Stop in for tastings of Fire Cider, Wood’s Barrel Aged Maple Syrup and Stonewall Kitchen products.

1pm – 3pm: CRABTREE & EVELYN – Complimentary Hand Care Demo with free Hand Therapy sample and coupon.

1pm – 4pm: VILLAGE STYLE – Stop by for our Style Clinic! Update your look, dress for your body type, accessorize any outfit, and put together an outfit for any upcoming event.

1pm – 4pm: R.D. ALLEN FREEPORT JEWELERS – Art reception with Carol Ann Szafranski. Refreshments including wine and cheese.  Enjoy Girlfriends’ Getaways specials and sales.

3pm – 5pm: BOWE ART GALLERY – Women, Wine, Art & Conversation. Join us to meet the artists of Bowe Art Gallery at our wine and cheese reception.

3pm – 5:30pm: BOW STREET MARKET – Wine Tasting, “Rose all the way!” Come join us for a splash, and bring a friend to kick off summer. *Special pricing and wine bag raffle for Girlfriends Getaway!

4pm – 6pm: NEW BEGINNINGS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE – Scarf tying demonstrations and light refreshments.

4pm – 6pm: LOBSTER COOKER & UPPER DECK SPORTS PUB – Paint your own wine glass or stemless wine glass with guidance from local artist Lisa Bonenfant. Enjoy food and wine at the Lobster Cooker! Pre-Registration required at lisabonenfant.com 207-754-0031 Cost: $20

6pm – 9pm: L.L.BEAN OUTDOOR DISCOVERY SCHOOLS – Women’s-only Maine Sunset Kayak Tour. Join us for a fun and easy kayak tour on the Maine coast, where you’ll watch the sun’s brilliant colors change minute by minute. Cost: $69  Register at llbean.com/adventure or by calling 1-888-552-3261

SUNDAY, JUNE 4th

10am – 1pm: BRIDGHAM & COOK, BRITISH GOODS STORE – Sample a variety of English, Scottish and Irish Teas, scones, jams and marmalade, along with Hobnobs and other tea biscuits throughout the weekend for Girlfriends’ Getaway.

11am – 2pm: COFFEE BY DESIGN – Stop in for some Cold Brew and Smoothie sampling!

12pm – 2pm: COTTON WEEDS QUILT SHOP – Make and Take! Stop by and sew a cute drawstring gift pouch to take home with you! Time: 20 min. Machines and materials provided. Space is limited. Cost: $5 pp.

7am: The Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Women’s Ride, L.L.Bean  A celebration of women and bicycling. The event offers a friendly, supportive atmosphere geared toward girls and women of all ages and abilities. The routes (10, 25, 50 or 62 mile options) follow quiet roads, offering beautiful views of the Maine coast and countryside. Learn more

1pm: Maine Women’s Summer Expo, Hilton Garden Inn  Join us for an afternoon of food, fun, shopping and so much more! Exhibitors will offer advice on everything from home decor to retirement savings. Learn more

2pm: NEW BEGINNINGS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE – Selecting the $50 Gift Card Winner – Winner must be present to win.

4pm – 6pm: NEW BEGINNINGS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE – Scarf tying demonstrations and light refreshments.

5pm: SHERMAN’S BOOKS & STATIONERY – Official drawing for a Sherman’s Books & Stationery $25 Gift Card! No purchase required, one entry pp.

GIRLFRIENDS’ GETAWAY SPECIALS

Maine Woolens – 15% off purchase, excludes sales.

Ben & Jerry’s – FREE single scoop (cone or dish) only with Girlfriends’ Getaway brochure. Valid Fri-Sun: 5-8

Earrings & CompanyFree gift with purchase Fri-Sun, and 25% off regularly priced merchandise Sat & Sun.

Mexicali Blues – 20% off of a purchase of $50+.

Ring’s Marine – Three rentals for the price of one on single kayaks, tandem kayaks or bicycles. Fri: 12-6, Sat & Sun: 8-6

Yankee Candle – Fragrance Spheres, 3 for $6 (normally $5.99 ea.)

Nordica TheatreSpend $100+ at any of the Freeport Village Station shops, bring your receipts to Nordica Theater that same day and receive two free movie passes.

Maine Wreath and Flower – Take 10% off your purchase for the weekend.