Fall is officially here this month at Duck Worth Wearing. We are taking your spookiest costumes and coziest winter gear starting this month! Check out this month’s newsletter for the latest on new products, Ames downtown events, and a guide to purchasing the perfect stroller!
Mark Your Calendar.
Main Street Farmers Market
When: Saturdays now through October. 8am-12:30pm
Where: 300 & 400 Block of Main Street and the Tom Evans Park
What: The Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market is a community event with local vendors and producers bringing their best to sell and share! It’s a great time to start the weekend with family and friends as you stroll in the sunshine down Main Street. It will bring you conveniently closer to our front door which is only a few steps away from great deals on all things your family needs to save time and money! Duck Worth Wearing opens at 9am on Farmers’ Market Saturdays.
Downtown Main Street Music Walk
When: Thursday September 11th 5-8pm (After hours 8-10pm)
Where: Main Street, Ames Iowa
What: Visit the Ames Main Street Cultural District for an evening of shopping and live music at almost every corner throughout the district! The event will run officially from 5pm to 8pm. Meet up with the musicians after hours at Wiskey River on Main Street.
Downtown Ames Oktoberfest 2014
When: Friday September 19th and Saturday September 20th
Where: Main Street, Ames Iowa
What: German culture will be celebrated on Main Street! Visit the Ames Oktoberfest Website for more information! The Nadas and Vertical Horizon doors open at 6pm on Friday. Saturday will be the day to enjoy Guten Tag Games, a beer at the craft beer tent, European Wine Pavilion, polka dancing lessons!
Please note the following dates for consignment acceptance of seasonal items.
- Starting now we welcome Halloween costumes.
- October 1st we will begin accepting Christmas items.
- long sleeves
- soccer/football cleats
- back to school items
- fleece, flannel & corduroy
- fall jackets
- winter gear
- Halloween Costumes
**Friendly Reminder: To keep it fair for everyone we will only accept 50 clothing items at a time. You can bring 50 pieces of clothing everyday! Please do not put them in garbage bags as they wrinkle easily.
Please Note Mall Brands Preferred!
Our tween section is now only going to accept “mall brands” such as The Gap, Old Navy, etc. We will no longer accept generic brands such as the brands Walmart orK-mart carry. We have so many great consignments in this section, we need the space to showcase the most popular brands in our store.
This Just in – New ISU items!
We’ve got all the ISU apparel and merchandise you could want to get you set up for the tailgate season. Stop in soon to check out our inventory and stock up on all things ISU. We have headbands, tatoos, caps, koozies, water bottles, and blankets just to name a few!
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With the plethora of strollers available on today’s market, it can be overwhelming for parents to make informed decisions when it comes to this critical baby tool. There are many styles, brands, and types of strollers that add to the complicated decision. We’ve assembled the basics that will help you get on the right track for strolling safely and in style! Read our latest blog to help you pick the best ride for your little one.
You Should get to Know.
Each month we will be featuring a staff member for you to get to know! Our staff thinks of our consigners and shoppers as an extension of the The Duck Worth Wearing family and we want to connect! This month you should get to know our very own Claire Aitchison.
Position: Sales Associate at Duck Worth Wearing.
Past: Claire is from Ames and joined the Duck Worth Wearing team earlier this spring.
Present: Claire lives with her large family with eight siblings, 7 of which are girls. She fits right in as she enjoys baking pies, especially black raspberry and helping with her family’s baking business.
Claire loves people and traveling which made her three mission trips to Nicaragua a huge success. Claire also loves being involved in 4H activities.
Future: Claire has a few years left before she finishes up high school. Her immediate plans include using her love for people to help serve customers at Duck Worth Wearing.
You’ve got some chances to mutli-task this month and who doesn’t love to kill two birds with one stone? Attend Downtown’s great events and stop in to shop our one of a kind great deals! We look forward to seeing you soon!
Thank you for your business, and as always for shopping local!