Summer is here and Main Street is ready! The greatly anticipated Ames Main Street Farmers Market is coming back in full force this Saturday May 2nd, and we couldn’t be more excited! There is nothing better than being surrounded by good food, fantastic music, and you – our closest clients and friends. Make sure to read our tips this month for your garden, saving money, and events here on Main Street!
Mark your Calendar.
*We will be closed Memorial Day
for staff to enjoy time with family and friends!
Ames Main Street Farmers Market
What: The Ames Main Street Farmers Market is truly a community event, that is excited to bring people together from the surrounding area to enjoy the bounty of the locally grown produce, delicious baked goods and beautifully hand crafted items.
When: Saturdays Starting May 2nd through September 25th. 8am-12:30pm
Where: 300 and 400 block Main Street, Ames Iowa
Ames Main Street Art Walk
What: The annual Ames Main Street Cultural District ArtWalk sponsored by Gilger Designs is expected to be bigger and better than ever this year with partnerships that include The Octagon Center for the Arts, Iowa State University, The Public Arts Commission, and the Ames Community Arts Council.
New this year is a chalk drawing contest for ages 12 and under. You will pick up chalk at Duck Worth Wearing anytime during the evening and will be able to draw in 3 different locations on Main Street. The drawing contest will run from 5-7:30pm More info to come next month!
When: Friday June 5th 5-8pm
Where: Main Street Ames Iowa & Duck Worth Wearing
Do you love Duck Worth Wearing? If so let us know by giving us your vote on Ames Tribunes upickem contest. Please visit the site and help Duck Worth Wearing gain the titles of “Best of Story County”. You still have until May 10th! We would be honored to receive your vote! The entries are fill in the blank. Potential categories for us include…
Kids clothing store
Kids Toy Store
Locally Owned Store
Please note we are no longer accepting jeans but we are accepting shorts! Bring on the sunshine!
- Taking spring and summer
- Short sleeve shirts
- Dresses for weddings
- 1st communions dresses or any other special occasion
- Boys suits or suit coats and formalwear
- White shoes
- Spring jackets
- Rain gear
- Soccer uniforms and cleats
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Duck Worth Wearing is so excited to participate in United Way’s Live United Food Drive. Click here for the full wishlist.
Duck Worth Wearing and our customers will participate in the program during the week of May 11-20th. Here is how it works…
- Bring in 1-5 items of food or paper products on the wish list and receive $2.00 off your purchase.
- Bring in 5-10 items off the wish list and receive $5.00 off your purchase.
- Bring 10+ items on the wish list and receive $10.00 off your purchase.
There are so many reasons to plant a home garden with your family. It’s a whole body, whole hearted experience that will leave you and your children feeling accomplished and satisfied as you literally see the fruit of your labor blossom out of the good green earth. It can however be overwhelming if you have not had the know how of starting a garden passed down by helpful family and friends. Let our garden guide get you and your family growing gardens and your relationships this spring! We have awesome Melissa & Doug garden tools to get you started!
We are loving this weather and hope it’s a good excuse for you and the family to come see us in the store soon! We look forward to celebrating art, music, family and fun this summer with all the events on Main Street. See you soon!
Thank you for your business, and as always for shopping local!