Brown Dog gets lift from Customer Appreciation Day raffle

Since Brown Dog Books and Gifts moved to the new Mechanicsville Road location, and without signage on Route 116, business has suffered. A few friends, who want to keep our beloved bookstore in business, got together to offer some incentives for people to come check out the new location (or come back if you haven’t visited in a while), so June 3-21 the friends are offering a “Customer Appreciation Days” raffle in the store; for each $10 spent, customers get an entry to win one of the following fantastic prizes:

Hinesburgh Public House gift certificate
Bristol Bakery gift certificate
Good Times Café gift certificate for pizza
Trillium Hill Farm gift card for produce from the farm stand
1/2 case of wine
“Handle With Love” baby onesie
3-course homemade meal
Children’s birthday cake
Piano tuning from John Daly Aural Piano Tuning
Sweet Yoga class

The raffle winners will be drawn at the June 21 Summer Solstice Celebration at the store. Join the party from 7-8pm – it’s free and open to the public, with refreshments and live Irish-American music by Green Corduroy! Don’t fret if you’re not able to attend – you don’t need to be present to win.

Come shop Brown Dog, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am-6pm, and stock up on beach reads and cards, handmade items, and unique gifts for all those June occasions (free gift wrapping!). It’s a win-win: shop the best selection, get great recommendations from Natacha, and maybe you’ll even win a great prize to boot!

Rachel Kring, Hinesburg