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Reuse and Raise Funds this Weekend

Reuse and Raise Funds this Weekend

Howard Christensen Nature Center (HCNC) is always trying to raise funds, and one new way is a Community Garage Sale scheduled this Friday and Saturday.  With this sale, donated items and shoppers are needed. Proceeds from the sale will help keep the buildings open for school field trips, family workshops and Snow Shoe Saturdays this winter.  Lily’s Frog Pad Inc. manages Howard Christensen Nature Center and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Garage sale donation receipts will be provided for those who want to claim a deduction on their taxes.

Potato Joes Farm Market Opening April 20th

Potato Joes Farm Market Opening April 20th

Just in time for Easter and spring planting, Potato Joes Farm Market in Sparta is opening up on April 20th! Check out a variety of flowering hanging plants, ornamental plants, vegetable plants & more at 9440 Sparta Avenue NW in Sparta!

For more information, Call: (616)887-8998  

Only a few days left…

On the Nov. 19th Sparta Shopping kickoff event I did most of my shopping by visiting some local stores in Sparta.  Since then, I have run into so many people who have shared with me their story of finding fabulous gifts while shopping local!  It has been great hearing these stories of picking up gifts with our hometown in mind.

Now I only have a few last-minute items to pick up for a few Secret Santa gifts on my list!

Over the next few days I plan on hitting the local Michigan Beer Cellar, Dollar N More, Downtown...


Kick Off to Christmas in Sparta...A Success!

November 19th was a busy night in Sparta. It was a wonderful thing watching members of the community and other individuals come in to Sparta to support the local community! Many stores stayed open late and offered free food and drink as well as special offers on their goods and services.

There are fantastic sales and deals going on that kicked off last night, but will still be available through Christmas Eve. As you shop in Sparta remember to fill your shopping card up with at least six stickers and once full stop by Round Again for your FREE t-shirt that once again will support Sparta. After spending at least $5 in participating locations you will receive a 'star' sticker for your individual card.

Make sure to take a drive at night as the downtown area is now officially 'lit' up. Thanks for your continued support - you never know what amazing gifts you can find in your own small town!


Old Fashioned Christmas Shopping Event in Sparta!

Remember the tradition of shopping in your home town for your family for Christmas? 

Friday, November 19th will kick off Christmas Shopping for Sparta during the Sparta Old Fashioned Christmas Shopping Event.  Take a trip to downtown Sparta for free, convenient parking, helpful customer assistance, and the assurance that you are spending your hard earned money at a local business in a local community.  Bring a receipt from any Sparta business for gifts purchased on November 19th, and receive free gift wrapping, free horse drawn carriage rides, and free hot chocolate and cookies in downtown Sparta!

At 5:30 pm, experience the thrill as downtown Sparta lights up with the official Downtown Christmas lighting.  Sparta is a community of deep tradition.  We invite you to create your own in Downtown Sparta this holiday seaso