Join several of your local merchants on Tuesday, Dec. 11 for a Holiday Open House!

Extended shopping hours will be offered for the event with refreshments and special offers for one day only. Grab your friends and take care of your entire Christmas list.  You’ll be surprised at what you can find right here at home.  
- At Allure Grand Salon & Day Spa, get $5 for a man’s haircut, $40 all over hair color, $15 gel manicure and $20 spray tans until 7 p.m.
Enjoy hot dogs, candy, cookies and other refreshments at Charee’s Emporium until 7 p.m.  Enter to win a new Home Depot pendant light.
- Daisies N Such is offering 10 percent off your entire purchase from 2-7 p.m.  Plus, someone will win a Christmas door decoration during the open house!
- Darling’s Fine Things will host Girls’ Night Out from 2-7 p.m. with jewelry representatives from G.Spinelli, free gift-wrapping, door prizes and other treats.  And guys, Santa’s elves can help you make your selections too!
- Refreshments will be served at Darling Pharmacy until 5:30 p.m.
- Gilliaum Feed & Seed will have 25 percent off wind chimes between 2-6 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.
- Register for a die cast metal 2510 tractor with 50 mower – Precision Key Series #9 at Greenway Equipment from 2 to 6 p.m. Enjoy complimentary refreshments.
- Newport Technology Center-Radio Shack will provide refreshments and 10 to 15 percent off regular priced items throughout the store (some exclusions apply) from 2-7 p.m.  Find the perfect toy in the Toy Shack.
- Purdy’s Flowers & Gifts will be open until 5:30 p.m.
- It is Club 50 day at Stage…those aged 50 and older save 20 percent from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Holiday Open House event is held in conjunction with the annual Shop Til You Drop holiday giveaways, a retail merchants’ promotion of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce.  While you shop, get registered for a $1,000 shopping spree, a $250 shopping spree and these fantastic prizes from your local retailers:  One year of tanning from Allure Grand Salon & Day Spa, $25 gift certificate from Charee’s Emporium, door prizes at Darling Pharmacy, $50 gift certificate from Darling’s Fine Things, two $25 gift cards from Farmers Oil Corp., farm fun phone & multi-tool from Greenway Equipment, child’s recliner from Jim’s Furniture Outlet, emergency crank weather am/fm radio from Newport Technology Center/Radio Shack, $50 holiday food gift basket from Purdy’s Flowers & Gifts and a $25 gift certificate from U.S. Pizza.  Other participating locations include Attention Medical Supply, Crow-Burlingame, Eddie’s Auto Parts, Gates Eye Care Center, George Kell Motors, George’s of Newport, Glass Plus, Harris Ford, Jones Home Furnishings, Liberty Beauty Supply, Norman & Baker Pharmacy, Price Chopper, Quick Lane, Sears Hometown Store, Subway and Walgreens.  
Register at them all to increase your chances of winning!  Drawings will be held on Friday, Dec. 7 and Friday, Dec. 14.  Must be 18 to register.