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Small Business Saturday will be celebrated on Patchogue Village’s Main Street, just outside of Patchogue-Medford Library, throughout the afternoon before the annual Christmas parade.
Music, caroling and a Photo Scavenger Hunt have been announced by the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce as taking place along the shopping area starting at noon on Saturday, with sales at local businesses planned to last until 6 p.m. The Tri Valley Brass Band and the SJC Sharps from St. Joseph’s College are among the musical groups that will perform while people visit the Main Street area.
Kids can also meet Santa Claus inside the lobby of the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., and tours of the theatre are being given at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Amidst all the holiday shopping, feel free to take a break inside Patchogue-Medford Library to grab a book, movie or read a magazine. The library will be open for its normal Saturday hours of 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
These events will all lead into this year’s Patchogue Village Christmas Parade, which will run along Main Street and include a community tree lighting after the parade at Capital One Plaza.
Small Business Saturday is a movement led by American Express to support local businesses as the traditional holiday shopping season kicks off.
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